J. Michael Riva, the prolific production designer whose credits spanned four decades of both commercial hits and prestige films including "A Few Good Men," "The Amazing Spider-Man," and, most…
The Color Purple
Jack J. Hayes, an Oscar-nominated composer and orchestrator who worked on more than 200 films during a Hollywood career that spanned 60 years, died of natural causes Wednesday in Coeur d'Alene…
On March 27, 2006, the gay cowboys of "Brokeback Mountain" road into the Marriott Marquis ballroom in Gotham to collect their feature-film kudo from the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation…
The road's annual downturn continued another 5% in week 16 (Sept. 10-16) -- pretty good, considering that the recently departed "Chicago" earned more than 5% of last week's total. The 13-show slate…
The Roundabout revival of "The Pajama Game" was a sleeper hit with the Outer Critics Circle, topping the list of the org's award nominations with eight nods.
Critics of Steven Spielberg's popular movie version of "The Color Purple" usually argue that the director filtered the novel's dark themes of violence, recovery and sexual complexity through a…
There are some great scenes and great performances in The Color Purple, but it is not a great film. Steven Spielberg's turn at 'serious' filmmaking is marred in more than one place by overblown…