| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Healthy, even heated competition between film festivals is nothing new. Cannes was founded in the late '30s as the French response to Venice. In recent years, Shanghai has felt the heat from the government-backed Beijing, while both SXSW and Tribeca...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 revealed today that the new chief of its filmmaking division, Film4 -- which has backed Oscar-winning pics like Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" -- would be David Kosse, who is...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The first wave of more than 2,000 acts is expected to descend Tuesday on Austin, Texas, for the annual music-business blowout that is the South by Southwest Music Conference: six days (and very late nights) of performances, speeches, parties, panel...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Going in a much different direction from his Oscar-winning "Slumdog Millionaire,:"director Danny Boyle weaves an intriguing tale with multiple mysteries. James McAvoy plays an auctioneer who conspires with a criminal (Vincent Cassel) to steal a highly...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:53 AM
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who is having a stellar year with "Star Trek Into Darkness" and the upcoming "12 Years a Slave," "The Fifth Estate" and "August: Osage County," will be brushing up on his Shakespeare next fall on the London stage,...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:01 PM
The Company You Keep * * *
Robert Redford retorna como actor y director en un filme nostálgico que hace recordar el idealismo que impregnó al cine norteamericano de los años 70, época en que las películas cuestionaban al gobierno, los políticos y los...
| Apr 11, 2013
**1/2 (out of four)
Smash together “Inception,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” and “The Thomas Crown Affair” with director Danny Boyle's (“Slumdog Millionaire”) typically pulsing style, and what do...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Why should HBO have all the World War II miniseries? FX is getting in business with Oscar-winning director-writer-producer team Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson for a 10-part WW II miniseries.
The based-on-a-true-story miniseries...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Ewan McGregor will make his Broadway debut next year in a revival production of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York.
McGregor will play the role of Henry, a playwright, in Stoppard's 1982 drama that...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
It may not be factual, but it's truthful.
It's an argument that wouldn't survive in a court of law and would spark derision in a presidential debate.
But when it comes to movies, it's vital guidance, especially when so many of 2013's Oscar-...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Note: This is part of an ongoing series documenting the Sochi Olympics from a TV perspective. Every morning of the Games, we’ll look at a key moment from the previous day that NBC captured, elevated, honored, bungled or otherwise reported in a...