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  • L.A. Times Hero Complex film fest invades the TCL Chinese 6

    L.A. Times Hero Complex film fest invades the TCL Chinese 6
    The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Festival kicks off Friday evening at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres at Hollywood & Highland with a double bill of John Carpenter's 1988 "They Live" and his classic 1978 horror film, "Halloween. Carpenter will appear in conversation with Hero Complex's Gina McIntyre.
  • Screenwriter struggled to transform 'Big Fish' into Broadway musical

     Screenwriter struggled to transform 'Big Fish' into Broadway musical
    NEW YORK — Recently, writer John August watched a DVD of "Big Fish," the 2003 film directed by Tim Burton for which he wrote the screenplay. He says it was an enjoyable but odd experience. "I kept wondering, 'Why aren't they singing?'" recalls...

    'Big Fish' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

    'Big Fish' on Broadway: What did the critics think?
    "Big Fish," the new musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie -- as well as the original novel by Daniel Wallace -- made its big splash on Broadway over the weekend, opening at the Neil Simon Theatre. With an A-list Broadway team, including actor...

    Full cast announced for 'Big Fish' Broadway run

    Full cast announced for 'Big Fish' Broadway run
    Complete casting was announced for movie-turned-musical "Big Fish," which will transfer to Broadway with its two leads in tow. Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz ("Dead Accounts") and Tony nominee Kate Baldwin ("Finian's Rainbow"), who starred in the recent...

    'Big Fish' flops on Broadway, closing in late December

    'Big Fish' flops on Broadway, closing in late December
    Like a beached marine animal, "Big Fish" has flopped on Broadway. The musical, which is based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie of the same name, is set to close at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York on Dec. 29 after 98 regular performances, producers...