| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has pre-bought all worldwide rights on Groundswell Productions' comedy "The Final Girls," starring Malin Akerman and Taissa Farmiga.
Todd Strauss-Schulson will direct with Michael London producing alongside...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:30 AM
George R.R. Martin's bestselling "A Song of Ice and Fire" series has found even more readers with HBO's adaptation, "Game of Thrones." Martin's next much-anticipated installment, "The Winds of Winter," is coming -- it has to be. Entertainment Weekly has...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Cemeteries aren't usually thought of as hotbeds of activity, but last Saturday night at the Forest Lawn Museum, atop the memorial park's Glendale grounds, proved the exception. As a blues band blared and colored lights splashed off the white walls of an...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Growing up in a working-class London suburb beset by dull classes and endless winters, Dean Stockton often escaped into a dream vision of California fueled in equal measure by "Back to the Future" and the skateboard bible Thrasher magazine. "When I was 12...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Dean Cundey -- the latest recipient the ASC's highest honor, its Lifetime Achievement Award -- might have started out in low-budget genre films, but his career trajectory has led him to the summit of envelope-bursting technology on such films as the "Back...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Bob Gale have teamed with Universal Stage Prods., producer Colin Ingram and Amblin Entertainment to turn 1985 time-travel comedy "Back to the Future" into a stage musical.
Zemeckis, who directed the pic, and original...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The City of Hartford presents a lucky number of free movies (13 of them) this summer in eight area parks, starting with the '80s classic "Back to the Future" (pictured) starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd. Bring chairs and/or a blankie, some...
| Jan 4, 2013
JR Linton's painting "What Do You Mean, Another Castle?" depicts an enraged Super Mario, eyes bloodshot, plumber's wrench in hand, cracking that infamous mushroom character Toad across the mouth. Mario's right hook is captured midswing by Linton, whose...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:55 AM
Crispin Hellion Glover (films "Back to the Future," "Alice in Wonderland," "Hot Tub Time Machine, "River's Edge") performs his solo work, "Big Slide Show, Parts One and Two" on Friday and Saturday, March 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. at Hartford's Real Art Ways, 55...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Debra Messing, who stars on "Smash" as Broadway lyricist Julia Houston, has listed her showstopper in Bel-Air for $11.995 million.
The traditional-style house, designed by architect Paul R. Williams and built in 1937, features bay windows, updated...
| Feb 21, 2013
Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In 'Big-screen blind spot,' we sit down with those 'classic' movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment.
Confession: Until this week, I had...