| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Kristen Wiig, Alexander Skarsgard and British thesp Bel Powley have come on board to star in coming-of-age drama "The Diary of a Teenage Girl," which is currently shooting in San Francisco.
Caviar is the lead financier of the film with Cold Iron Pictures...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Ever since he was a kid, Henry-Alex Rubin has been waiting for Google Glass. Not so much Google's new camera-embedded eyeglasses that everyone's talking about, but the fulfillment of a dream the filmmaker, who was nominated for an Oscar for "Murderball,"...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 10:06 AM
Terrence Malick became a critics' darling, a hot young director to watch, with his first two features, "Badlands" (1973) and "Days of Heaven" (1978). Then he disappeared for 20 years.
By the time he returned with "The Thin Red Line," he had become,...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Big-budget science-fiction movies are often vehicles for selling toys to kids and merchandise to adult fans. But there was a time when these films offered compelling visions of a strange future far beyond conventional thinking. "Forbidden Planet" in 1956,...
| Apr 11, 2013
We unplug our phone from the charger, pop in our earbuds and go out to seize the day. We text compulsively, post on Facebook obsessively, and when it comes time to shop, date or hook up, we log on, boot up and tune out.
That's the world we're living...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Movie directors can come across as all sorts of personalities — arrogant, collegial, mercurial, dictatorial. Filmmaker Henry-Alex Rubin arrived on the set of "Disconnect", his first narrative feature, striking an unusual pose: clueless.
"I have no...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 9:01 AM
With Scrooge back under wraps, it's time for the 2013 winter theater season to begin in earnest. There's an especially strong slate of classical works opening between now and the end of March, but the offerings also are as diverse as ever. Among the...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 4:14 AM
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The Santa Barbara International Film Festival announced Wednesday that "Disconnect," the first narrative feature from Henry-Alex Rubin ("Murderball"), will screen on January 24, the festival's opening night, and Leonardo...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Fashion designer Marc Jacobs - who has an eponymous label based in New York and designs the Louis Vuitton brand in Paris - is about to make his feature film debut.
Jacobs is in the new dramatic thriller "Disconnect," which hits the big screen April...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:52 AM
"Disconnect," the aptly named new play by Anupama Chandrasekhar at the Victory Gardens Theater, is set in a collection agency in Chennai, India, where smart, ambitious and energetic young Indian workers assume pseudonyms like Jennifer and Michelle and try...