UCLA Live opened its International Theater Festival with a most nontheatrical piece, Sarah Kane's character-free contemplation on suicide, "4.48 Psychose" -- performed in French. The attraction here…
The new touring production of "Annie" is a winner. There's a reason this show won seven Tonys in its original presentation and, with a few small exceptions, the current version demonstrates its…
Given the mind-boggling facts behind the BTK killer case, it's amazing that this hastily assembled pic proves so curiously flat and uninvolving. The production's only real merit, in fact, lies in a…
Hard Sell: Congratulatory ads have long been the stock in trade of newspapers that cover the entertainment industry, this one included.
China plans to have its own DVD standard on the market by 2008 to break foreign companies' monopoly on DVD manufacturing.
Asia's premier public and industry event, the Pusan Film Festival, celebrated its 10th birthday on Thursday with a celeb-heavy opening night screening of Taiwanese vet director Hou Hsiao-hsien's…
The Venice Film Festival and Milan's La Scala Opera House are among cultural institutions that will be hanging in the balance if draconian spending cuts planned by Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's…
Blighty satcaster BSkyB's topper James Murdoch is the highest paid CEO in British broadcasting, earning £2.23 million ($3.9 million) last year.
Nothing could be less original than a sitcom about a quartet of women working together, but sprightly execution and an appealing cast put a little polish on that musty premise. ABC struck out in this…
It's only week three of the new TV season, but the networks are already handing out the pinkslips and pickups. Among the casualties Thursday: "Just Legal," the WB legal dramedy from exec producer…
Noah Baumbach and Jeff Daniels talk up “The Squid and the Whale” after a screening at the Arclight.