“Precious” producer Sarah Siegel-Magness will direct historical drama “Castro’s Daughter," replacing “Il Postino” director Michael Radford. Siegel-Magness will also produce through her Smokewood…
This quixotic documentary seeks to defend Jewish entrepreneur Bernard Natan against claims that he got his start peddling silent-era pornography.
Martin Franks has been a quiet power behind the throne at CBS for a quarter century. On Wednesday, he took a moment in the spotlight to announce his plan to retire on Sept. 30. Franks, exec veep of…
Though far less ambitious than "C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America," Civil War mockumentary "The Battle of Pussy Willow Creek" satisfyingly sends up pious History Channel-style treatments of…
Pulling raw talent from the footnotes of rock 'n' roll history and splashing their names up on the marquee where they belong, "Twenty Feet From Stardom" wages a compelling crusade to get background…
If food be the music of 'The Help,' cook on
Two Jack Russell terriers have stolen the hearts of moviegoers everywhere in "The Artist" and "Beginners," but the dogs' two-legged trainers deserve credit as well for their scene-enhancing perfs.
For Greg Jackson, the mixed martial arts instructor who served as the technical adviser on "Warrior," making sure the training and fighting sequences in the movie felt accurate was only part of his…
The Donate Life Hollywood Inspire Awards mixed stars with unsung medical heroes on June 22 at the Avalon.
How can a mass of bits and bytes stomp its heavy metal feet on a sand dune filmed by Michael Bay? Or, how can an elegant combination of ones and zeroes touch an actor filmed by James Cameron? It…
John Patrick Shanley's detailed portrayal of the Sisters of Charity in "Doubt" owes much to his technical adviser, Sr. Margaret McEntee, S.C., formerly known as Sister James.