One of Shakespeare's last works, "The Winter's Tale" is not an easy play to pull off. The Bard incorporates elements of comedy and tragedy, with the first half a seething mini-"Othello" and the…
Tuning In: At the end of David Lean's "The Bridge on the River Kwai," a doctor surveys the mayhem beneath him and despairingly mutters "Madness. Madness!"
Military life can be experienced at a safe distance in "Army of One," a riveting and timely new docu for which Canuck picmakers were given generous access to U.S. military bases and recruiting…
Top-grossing local production from Taiwan this year is a frothy boy-meets-boy romantic comedy. While it has about as much depth and nuance as the bubblegum Sino-pop tunes that pepper its soundtrack…
Japanese film studio-distrib Shochiku has upped vet Nobuyoshi Otani from prexy to vice chairman in a round of promotions that also sees Junichi Sakomoto promoted from exec VP to president-CEO.
Competition programs at Moscow's 26th Intl. Film Fest June 18-27 will be dominated by European and Asian fare with barely a look-in from other continents and just one U.S. co-production.
The 10th Intl. Festival of Local Television Broadcasters handed out Golden Beggar awards to programs from six small East European stations on June 5.
LAByrinth Theater scribe Brett C. Leonard's debut feature, drama "Jailbait," picked up top honors for a feature at the Lake Placid Film Festival in New York.
While rocking the crowd at Sunday night's comedy fundraiser for John Kerry at the Knitting Factory, Jack Black divulged Tenacious D's secret plan to get the Democratic presidential candidate elected.
The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's 15th annual Evening at the Movies started on a sad note and ended with a triumph.
It was all about Vin Diesel at the Universal CityWalk/Amphitheater premiere of "The Chronicles of Riddick" Thursday night.