| Jun 21, 2012
| 6:30 PM
"The Dragon Angel," the story of an American boy who saves a traditional Beijing home from destruction by his architect father and a Hong Kong developer working together to put up a skyscraper, was voted the most promising co-production in development...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:07 PM
ROME — During the heady days of la dolce vita in the 1960s, Rome's Cafe de Paris was one of the preferred watering holes of starlets and sultans.
Later, one of the places that gave the world the word "paparazzi" fell into decline along with the...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:04 PM
My buddy Ray Early and I were contemplating the ills of contemporary life. From microeconomics to text messaging, nothing was spared from our scrutiny. Our analysis evolved to the paradigm of human communication.
“Who writes letters today?”...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 4:54 PM
Even its irreverent name, an odd mix of upper- and lowercase letters, suggests the whimsy of the duoMo hotel. Noted industrial architect Ron Arad headed the design team for this futuristic hotel in Rimini, hometown of Italian director Federico Fellini....
| Jul 28, 2010
Love is a condition of life that rewards all the virtues, except moderation.
Thus, our enduring fascination with the compelling and tumultuous relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and the late Richard Burton. Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger are the...
| Jul 18, 2008
Since first produced more than 40 years ago, "Sweet Charity" has undergone an unfortunate metamorphosis from the sweetly sentimental to the downright treacly. Granted, Cy Coleman's music and Dorothy Fields' lyrics combine in some memorable standards ("...
| Mar 10, 2009
| 7:32 PM
Co-writer of Fellini films
Tullio Pinelli, 100, the Italian screenwriter best known for his close association with director Federico Fellini, died Saturday in Rome, according to European newspapers. The cause of death was not announced....
| Feb 8, 2010
| 7:41 PM
Felice Quinto, a renowned celebrity photographer and the likely model for the character Paparazzo in Federico Fellini's 1960 film "La Dolce Vita," has died. He was 80.
Quinto died of pneumonia Jan. 16 in Rockville, Md., his wife, Geraldine Quinto, said...
| Jan 27, 2009
Dreams revolving around childhood, religion, relationships and death permeated Federico Fellini's classic films, such as "La Dolce Vita," "8 1/2 " and "Amarcord."
So it's no surprise the Oscar-winning Italian filmmaker had a vivid dream life.
| Jun 8, 2008
ANYONE familiar with the films of Federico Fellini knows that he gave importance to dreams. But the extent of that devotion has become fully evident only now, with the publication of "Il Libro dei Sogni" -- "The Book of Dreams." These sketches, mostly...
| Nov 5, 2006
IN an era when droves of American writers have deserted the novel for the cozier pleasures of the confessional -- and when pouring your heart out, preferably on television, has become a national sport -- Gore Vidal remains an unlikely memoirist. Long ago,...