One of the pains -- and one of the pleasures -- of theater performance is that it is never truly preserved. And even when it is recorded, the record tends to rob the electricity of the live event…
Disney has launched development of an adult treasure hunt project, snapping up a spec script from tyro scribes Amy Pocha and Seth Cohen, and setting it up with Benderspink and Offspring Entertainment.
After nearly three decades serving as CEO of the American Film Institute, Jean Picker Firstenberg is stepping down from her post this year, once AFI's 40th anniversary celebration is over and a…
It may be that Al Pacino's performance in "The Godfather Part II" is not the greatest performance by an actor in the history of English-language cinema. He certainly has his rivals: Brando in "On the…
Matt Damon is looking to reteam with Paul Greengrass on an adaptation of "Imperial Life in the Emerald City" for Universal. Endeavor is finalizing negotiations, now down to scheduling issues.
The Film Distributors Assn. is predicting the summer at the U.K. box office will be the biggest on record in terms of admissions.
Strategies of theatrical distribution in Europe and beyond will be in focus at the Intl. Film Congress, hosted by Teutonic funder Filmstiftung NRW.
Diary-style docu with flashes of self-deprecating humor, "Postcards From Tora Bora" chronicles femme helmer Wazhmah Osman's return to Afghanistan after more than two decades in America. With…
In Beth Murphy's intriguing docu "Beyond Belief," two Massachusetts women whose husbands were killed on 9/11 reach out to victims on the other side -- Afghan widows. While following Patti Quigley and…
It was the summer of 1968, and we were casting a Broadway play, "Does A Tiger Wear a Necktie?" by Don Petersen. The director, Michael Schultz, and I were having trouble finding a young actor to play…
A look through the actor's achievements.