Bill Condon's biopic thriller "The Fifth Estate," starring Benedict Cumberbatch as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, will open the Toronto Intl. Film Festival on Sept. 5. "Information is the most…
An impressively crafted, immensely satisfying contempo thriller that astutely tackles the hot-button issue of tensions between indigenous and European Australians.
The world premiere of the musical “The Black Suits” and Barry McGovern's critically acclaimed Beckett piece, “I'll Go On” will mark Center Theater Group's 10th anniversaryof the Kirk Douglas Theater…
ROME — The Locarno Film Festival is paying homage to Douglas Trumbull, who will receive the Swiss fest's new Vision Award and hold two masterclasses about his pioneering visual effects work. Locarno…
Can local TV news really fill the watchdog role in the 21st century that local newspapers did in the 20th?
Ben Poole's “Americatown” and Will Simmons' “Murder City,” both of which made the 2012 Black List, are now part of Aldamisa Entertainment's development slate. The two-year-old…
In what looks a lot like a studio comedy, but air-humps as only an indie can, rebound-themed raunch-a-thon "The Bounceback" sees director Bryan Poyser and co-scribes Steven Walters and David DeGrow…
Visuals are more dazzling than the storytelling in "Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons." A qualified return to form for Hong Kong hitmaker Stephen Chow ("Kung Fu Hustle) after mushy sci-fier…
A rarely explored sociopolitical context that bristles with racial tension lends raw vitality to coming-of-ager "Shopping," a rough-hewn but confident first feature from New Zealand duo Mark Albiston…
Long-running tuner "The Phantom of the Opera" will embark on a new North American tour this fall, launching a road production of the re-imagined staging that is currently playing a tour in the U.K.