"The History Boys" explored the role that history plays in our lives and our understanding of the world around us. If there was a lesson to be learned from its 2006 Tony Awards success, it seems to…
The perennial Gallic laffer notwithstanding, the reward for movie success in France's auteur-driven film biz used to be a prize at a fest. Not any more.
Who goes to the theater for realism? Certainly not the costume and set designers who created Broadway environs this season. Jonathan Fensom knew that simply re-creating a military trench for WWI…
Alain Attal, producer Attal produced Guillaume Canet’s thriller “Tell No One” (Ne le dis a personne), which won five Cesars and was one of the few French films of 2006 that impressed both audiences…
Plays begin with playwrights. Musicals, however, are an entirely different legit animal. When compared with the purebred form of dramas, they're definitely the mongrels of the theater world, and seem…
In helping to guide two new shows onto ABC's 2007-08 primetime schedule with first-year success "Brothers and Sisters," executive producer Greg Berlanti has emerged as an L.A. Screenings star.
ABC capped its seasonlong Thursday turnaround in style last week, with the finale of "Grey's Anatomy" powering the net to its fourth demo victory in as many tries on the key night during the May…
U2 took a step from reality into virtual reality early Sunday morning before the preem of their 3-D concert film, "U2 3D."
Blessed by its timing on Saturday evening and location by the Majestic pool, the fete for Variety and AMC's online and TV venture Festival Shootout became a must stop en route to triple-play Palais…
When you have the Dalai Lama's explicit blessing for your movie, the sky's the limit. That is the unique trump card being played by telecom mogul B.K. Modi, who is readying "Buddha," a $120 million…
The Indian diaspora is spread around the world, in pockets often not quite big enough to justify a theatrical release or shelf space at local DVD rentailers.