Yael Fogiel and Laetitia Gonzalez’s Les Films du Poisson are venturing into Christian Volckman’s English-language debut, “The Room,” and Dror Moreh’s “Corridors of Power.” A fantasy film, “The Room”…
Discovery Channel is so all over the place these days — oscillating between classy nature documentaries and demo-pandering reality shows like "Porter Ridge" — one hesitates to quibble about the flaws…
Mary Shaw never had aspirations to become a juggler. But twice a year, the D.C.-based exec at the Cable & Telecommunications Assn. for Marketing juggles 25 cable networks and 250 press members over…
John Fogerty has a new album out, "Wrote a Song for Everyone." Here's the way he should have done it.
In a major first for this little country, two Israeli-helmed films received Oscar noms this year, both in the documentary category, and both for films that take a critical and sometimes searing look…
Though smarter than your average dramedy, Paul Weitz's forced "Admission" faces some major identity issues. Tina Fey plays a discombobulated Princeton admissions officer who must confront the limits…
With only two weeks left to go, the 2013 awards derby continues to provide us with a string of anomalies. For example: While the majors still talk about belt-tightening, they have spent roughly the…
The world's major media outlets are repped all along Oscar's red carprt, and no one is more eager to capture the vibe surrounding some of this year's key nominees than the team from Al Jazeera.
"Zero Dark Thirty" has been named the top film of the year by the National Board of Review.
A year in documentaries that featured numerous worthwhile Oscar candidates -- and no small about of concern over the process of sifting through them -- has yielded 15 nonfiction films on the…