| Feb 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
What's my favorite Woody Allen movie? When I was asked, along with several other Variety staffers, to answer that question -- long before Dylan Farrow posed it rhetorically to the world -- for a 2013 sidebar to my own Allen interview, I picked "Husbands...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Malcolm Morrison, who expanded the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in size and scope, died Friday at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford after a long battle with cancer. He was 73 and lived in West Hartford with his wife of 42 years, actress and...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Direct from the age of black-and-white television, Reginald Rose's "12 Angry Men" has been redeployed to confront the issue of race relations.
This Pasadena Playhouse production, which opened Sunday under the direction of artistic director Sheldon Epps,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:00 AM
One of Barack Obama's most heartfelt moments as president and the vitriol of online bigots contributed to director Sheldon Epps' decision to put a new twist on "12 Angry Men" at the Pasadena Playhouse.
Using casting as a bullhorn, he's turned the mid-...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:30 PM
HONG KONG - Arclight Films, the Sydney and Los Angeles-based sales and finance company, has picked up sales rights to the massive Hollywood Classics library across much of Asia.
Arclight will handle TV and new media rights in Asia, excluding Japan, but...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 9:00 PM
Gerda Lerner spent her 18th birthday in a Nazi prison in Vienna and feared that birthday would be her last. Her jailers meant to starve her, but her cellmates — two gentile women imprisoned for their anti-fascist views — shared their rations...
| Jul 3, 2012
When trying to identify the quintessential American movie, you could look at a timeless classic—and a celebration of all-American love, cinema, song and dance—like "Singin' in the Rain."Or you could go to something grittier like "12 Angry Men,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 8:31 AM
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The Drama Group
This all-volunteer theater group has been bringing Broadway to the south suburbs since 1931. Its current season includes: "Avenue Q" in October,"12 Angry Men"in December, and "Superior...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 6:18 PM
"When was the last time you stood up and applauded a movie?" Filmgoers of a certain age may recall the question posed by the posters for the revenge drama "Walking Tall." That 1973 hit, directed by Phil Karlson, featured Joe Don Baker as the Tennessee...