Lewis Colick, writer of "October Sky," the true story of a miner's son who becomes a rocket scientist, won the Humanitas Prize for a feature film that "enriches and enlightens" the audience.
Legendary playwright-director Bertolt Brecht founded the East Germany-based Berliner Ensemble in 1949, dedicated exclusively to the production of his works and the promotion of his "theater of…
New Line Cinema has signed manager-producers Chris Bender and J.C. Spink to a two-year, first-look production deal.
The people and outrageous events surrounding the ownership and licensing of the S.S. Titanic are enough to make James Cameron's Oscar speech seem downright humble. In fact, the numerous legal battles…
Bill Condon, who won an Academy Award this year for his screenplay adaptation of "Gods and Monsters," will direct "Queen Bess," about the life of former Miss America Bess Myerson.
Just in time for summer vacation, PBS trots out this four-hour testament to the terrors of the ocean. "Savage Seas," from New York's Thirteen/WNET and Granada Television is a thinly veiled albeit…
Russia's 21st Moscow Film Fest will unspool July 19-29 in a slimmer format. Alexander Golutva, head of government funding body Goskino, said at a press conference on July 7 that state coin for fest…
It's debatable whether the Geffen Playhouse ought to be resurrecting old George Kaufman comedies, but either way, director John Rando's deft new production emerges as a model of how to do it. Under…
Expanding its network of U.S. partners, Munich-based entertainment house Kinowelt has acquired rights to four titles produced by Beacon Pictures.
Jason Kay and his London-based funk band Jamiroquai treated a near-full Greek to a 105-minute retro dance party Wednesday that was heavy on familiar-sounding, Stevie Wonder-approved melodies and…