Projections on the stage curtain may announce that "Four Nights in Knaresborough" is set in 1171, but don't you believe it: Teacher-turned-writer Paul Corcoran's debut play is firmly rooted in the…
Based on a true story, "Bounce" lays on the problems but subtly suggests solutions in its account of two South Bronx rappers trying to get a break. This ultra-low-budget look at inner-city…
Looking to go behind the scenes of Chicago's frenetic commodities market, Warner Bros. has struck a deal for "The Bear & the Bull," a spec by first-time scribe and former CAA assistant Jay Lavender.
Tamala Jones (“The Wood”) has joined the cast of Michael Kalesniko’s “How to Kill Your Neighbor’s Dog,” starring Kenneth Branagh and Robin Wright Penn. Jones currently stars on the WB’s “For Your…
Variety offers a roundup of some of the biggest studios and soundstages operating in the New York area.
New York is a city defined by muchness, and so it should come as no surprise that Ric Burns' documentary history of the metropolis embraces the same principle. While taking the history of Gotham only…
New Yorkers love their movies and Loews Cineplex Entertainment is only too happy to oblige. The only national theater chain headquartered in the Big Apple, the company is busy sprinkling the city…
Steve York's "A Force More Powerful," a bland and historically evasive survey of non-violent political movements in the 20th century, is the sort of dull yet socially wholesome fare that often finds…
Sidney Poitier, who has epitomized integrity in his long career as a thesp, will be given a lifetime achievement award at the Screen Actors Guild's March 12 kudo show.
The movie may be titled "Come On Get Happy," but in the breathtakingly fatuous and cynical "The Partridge Family Story," no one ever does. They instead grow from spoiled to miserable to desperately…