In his debut as a Senate inquisitor, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) asked Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor whether there was a "fundamental, overriding First Amendment right for Americans to have…
Updated That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. It had to come up. At today's confirmation hearings for Sonia Sotamayor, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) asked the nominee how she made…
Sacha Baron Cohen's hit mockumentary "Bruno," about an outrageous gay Austrian fashion journalist, has been banned in Ukraine because it is "immoral."
French helmer Claude Chabrol ("Bellamy") is set to direct "Le Fauteuil hante" (The Haunted Chair), a TV crime drama series based on a 1909 classic Gallic novel penned by Gaston Leroux ("The Phantom…
A comic reworking of Sherlock Holmes, relocated to 21st century London, is one of the highlights of a new package of drama greenlit by the BBC.
The Locarno Film Festival has unveiled its lineup, which sees 10 world preems launching on the Swiss lakeside fest's Piazza Grande, following opener "500 Days of Summer," and a slew of potential…
On the latest Wilshire & Washington On the Radio, we look at the state of bipartisanship, six months into President Obama's term. The focus has been on the fireworks at the hearings for Sonia…
Spanish movie and music vet Rafael Alvero is launching The Fifth Wall, a pioneering production label specializing in live arts and music content for digital 3-D exhibition in and outside Spain.
Commercials and musicvid helmer Fredrik Bond is ready to beat up on some bogeymen, agreeing to direct Rogue Pictures' "Hack/Slash" for the Relativity-owned genre label.
David Jolliffe will fill the remainder of Justine Bateman's term.