One of the finest musical-theater performances of the season took place at New York City Opera, where Jean-Michel Fouchecourt gave an endearingly silly, enduringly touching turn as the title…
At times crushingly obvious --- who wouldn't know, for example, that it's time- consuming to traverse L.A.'s freeways or that temp jobs are a good way to get one's foot in the door --- Levy is on…
The recent union between France's private network TF-1 and Telema, one of the country's hottest production companies, is set to spawn three or four films in the region of $30 million apiece, producer…
Universal outdid itself over the weekend. But that's not necessarily a good thing. Studio's submarine actioner "U-571" repeated as B.O. champ, slipping a respectable 37% to pocket $12.3 million…
Michael Caine has been named chair of the artistic advisory panel of Moonstone Intl., the European version of the Sundance Institute.
Speculation about the future leadership of the Berlin Intl. Film Festival took a new turn Thursday with rumors that director Volcker Schlondorff is being considered as a second head.
Even with splashy special effects from Rhythm & Hues and Jim Henson's Creature Shop, "The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas" has the look and feel of a second-rate direct-to-video sequel in which…
King Solomon is often remembered for his wisdom, but if you judge the man by the new four-hour Pax TV mini, he was also a real stick in the mud. Although the international co-production has some of…
Scribes Arlene Sarner and Jerry Leichtling ("Blue Sky") have been enlisted to write "The Neil Bogart Story" for Paramount Pictures. Their fee will be mid-six-figures.
Started in 1992, Anne Bogart's Saratoga Intl. Theater Institute (SITI) has developed a series of avant-garde works that reflect its anti-naturalistic approach to the theater. In the case of "Cabin…