Rogue Pictures has tapped Paul Getto and Alex Heineman as creative execs. The duo will be based in the Universal genre unit's Gotham offices, reporting directly to production head Andrew Rona, who…
The Hollywood Film Festival's board of advisers has chosen Diane Keaton for its career achievement award and Sam Mendes for its director of the year kudo.
Two of the worst teams in the National Football League drew the biggest regular-season crowd in the league's 86-year history -- in Mexico City -- on Sunday night, the NFL's first regular-season game…
The Berlin Film Festival will take part in this month's Frankfurt Book Fair for the first time, in a forum highlighting adaptations of literature.
Korean films took the top honors at the five-day Asia Pacific Film Festival in Kuala Lumpur, which ended Sunday, but there was an encouraging haul for local Malaysian titles, too.
NBC Universal Global Networks has hired Olivier Gerolami and Steve Patscheck as managing directors of Europe and Latin America, respectively.
In New York: Roger Rosenblatt of PBS and the "MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour" is one of the 20th and 21st centurys' most amusing and astute social critics, journalists, professors and lecturers. He won two…
In essaying a "play for trivial people," Tom Jacobson has delivered a seriously clever metatheatrical comedy and an unexpectedly moving ode to the mysterious powers of art and love in "Bunbury."
Brit scripter Joe Penhall creates the proper atmosphere for the comeuppance of fading but still popular TV comic Barry (Michael McShane). But he fails to develop the premise beyond the superfluous…
Richard Thompson jokingly mentioned new album "Front Parlour Ballads" several times during a rewarding 100-minute perf but never once drew attention to his gorgeous score for the Werner Herzog pic…
The seven-week lockout of 5,500 staffers at Canuck pubcaster CBC appears to be over after management and the union hammered out an agreement at midnight Sunday.