| Mar 12, 2014
| 8:06 AM
In terms of theater development time, "These Paper Bullets," went from notion to motion at warp speed, which suits the kinetic nature of this musical, "modish rip-off" of Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing."
"It wasn't a normal process like when...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:35 AM
THE ART OF THE STEAL 2 stars. Canadian writer-director Jonathan Sobol's uneven, mildly amusing and highly derivative heist comedy about a group of lovable, if sometimes bumbling art thieves is rescued from total mediocrity by a fine cast including Kurt...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Coming off her acclaimed performance as the ornery P.L. Travers in "Saving Mr. Banks," Emma Thompson has brought her considerable comic energy to Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sweeney Todd," which is being performed in a semi-staged concert production by...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:00 PM
SAN DIEGO — A fascinating experiment is underway at San Diego's flagship theater, the Old Globe. Now under the leadership of Barry Edelstein, the theater is seeking a return to the form of its Tony-winning heyday under Jack O'Brien.
Can the Globe'...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The parrot wasn't talking.
"I'm teaching her to say, 'I miss Mace,''' said Mace Neufeld, who at 85 reckons the bird, whose name is Margie, will outlast him.
With no words of affection forthcoming, Neufeld, a New Yorker who landed in Beverly Hills back...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- British helmer Peter Greenaway is to receive the Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award at the British Academy Film Awards at London's Royal Opera House on Sunday.
BAFTA's award is presented annually in honor of Michael Balcon....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:04 PM
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MythBusters In this new episode,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Marvel is still focusing on "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," which arrives in April, but sources tell Variety that Anthony and Joe Russo will be back in the director's chair for a third installment, even though the film hasn't officially been...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:21 AM
When Lyric Opera unveils its new production of Rossini's "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" ("The Barber of Seville") on Saturday night, it will mark the company debut of Rob Ashford, yet another of this season's imports from the legitimate theater, Broadway and...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has inked a deal with IMG Media, a division of IMG Worldwide, the global sports, fashion and media company, to distribute programming of the BAFTA awards ceremonies.
The deal, which begins in...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:10 PM
After more than a decade-long hiatus, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan is back on the big screen. In “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” — one of the most pointlessly clunky titles in recent memory — he is reborn in the form of Chris Pine, who steps...