In today’s hyper-caffeinated age, precious little lives up to its hype. But the “Breaking Bad” finale — perhaps appropriately — got the chemistry just right. From the first frame to the last on a…
The White Shadow
VENICE -Italo helmer Gianfranco Rosi’s fresh docu “Sacro GRA,” about people living on the fringe along the ring road around Rome, is the winner of the Venice Film Festival’s 70th edition which…
ROME — The Venice Film Festival's 28th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of eight first works, including seven world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, Chile and Africa. Sidebar will open…
Martin Sheen, Joanna Cassidy, Wings Hauser, George Coe and Patricia Richardson have joined Esai Morales as part of the Membership First slate running for the SAG-AFTRA board. Variety first reported…
I found myself a little star struck on Sunday night while covering the backstage quip room at the Writers Guild Awards. From Tom Stoppard and Tony Kushner to Vince Gilligan and Matt Weiner, a steady…
Joshua Brand and John Falsey come full circle as WGAW's Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award honorees. Brand says their first series, "St. Elsewhere," was "greatly influenced" by Chayefsky's satirical film…
A slow burn leads to a powerful payoff at the denouement of Czech period drama "In the Shadow," which intriguingly brings a film-noir sensibility to a time of great political tension.
Moments that make a director's career
Hazel Medina, who balanced careers as an actress and a social worker, died due to complications from multiple myeloma in New York on Feb. 14. She was 74.
The earliest surviving film worked on by Alfred Hitchcock is among the latest finds by researchers combing the New Zealand Film Archive.
Jackie Cooper, the first child star of the talkie era who continued acting into adulthood and also had a career as a TV director, producer and executive, died Tuesday in Los Angeles. He was 88.