Composer, conductor and pianist Jack Quigley died Dec. 14 in Burbank, Calif. after a heart attack. He was 79.
Mike Leigh's films speak to theater lovers. He rehearses the actors for a long time, and he works with an ensemble of actors, which is something I care about. But my favorite thing about Leigh is…
I loved "Man on Wire." It transfixed mI loved "Man on Wire." It transfixed me. I watched it with Kristin Scott Thomas at the Sunshine Cinema while we were previewing "The Seagull" on Broadway, and it…
I must admit in advance that I am quite biased on the subject of "Milk," having grown up in San Francisco in the 1960s and 1970s. We were all huge supporters of Harvey and we knew the Moscone family…
"The Asphalt Jungle," "Sergeant York," "In Cold Blood," "The Pawnbroker," "Deliverance" and "The Terminator" are among the 25 films selected this year by the Library of Congress for inclusion in its…
Jim Strouse's drama "The Winning Season" has been added to the Premieres section of the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
Sam Mendes' film work is a distinct, not an acquired taste. You either love it or loath it. Try being middle-of-the-road on "American Beauty" or "Road to Perdition," or even "Jarhead." It doesn't…
The top prizewinner at Intl. Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, "Burma VJ" celebrates the courage of the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), a group of underground journalists who risked their lives…
Eerie twins and wayward clones provide double trouble, to enigmatic, haunting effect, in "The Clone Returns Home," a Japanese oddity that should please arthouse auds and sci-fi cultists alike…
While not exactly a Christmas miracle, an injection of new capital has saved financially troubled production and distribution group IM Internationalmedia from insolvency.
The conversation has come to an end for Michael Eisner and CNBC. The former Disney chief will wrap up his monthly series "Conversations With Michael Eisner" in March after three years on CNBC.