| Apr 22, 2015
| 3:26 PM
Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week:
When Salt-N-Pepa came out of Queens, N.Y., in 1985, it got far more attention for the fact that it was a rap trio (with DJ Spinderella) of females than for its music.
That changed pretty...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:30 AM
NEW YORK — Wim Wenders is standing in front of an Edward Hopper painting at the Museum of Modern Art when a quizzical look comes over his face. He turns to a museum employee who has been escorting him and says, "Is the Balthus out?"
"I don't think...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 7:30 AM
In publishing, as in showbiz, timing is critical. Serendipity seems to have smiled on author Paul Fischer and his new book, "A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress and a Young Dictator's Rise to...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 1:56 PM
Actor Ewan McGregor has a new role lined up for himself: director.
The 43-year-old Scotsman will make his feature directorial debut on a long-gestating adaptation of Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize winner "American Pastoral," Lakeshore Entertainment...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 11:26 AM
This year's Oscar losers might not take home a golden trophy, but at least they'll enjoy their new sonic toothbrushes and some eco-friendly underwear.
This year's $150,000 swag bags of preposterous, only-in-Hollywood nonsense have been packed tight,...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:32 AM
Awards season is underway in Hollywood, but one show will roll out green turf instead of red carpet and celebrate achievements like best mutt instead of best actor.
At the inaugural World Dog Awards hosted by comedian George Lopez, dogs will walk in...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:33 AM
Update: Hopes were high for Jonathan the Husky, but it was University of Tennessee's Jr. Smokey that took home Mascot of the Year at the inaugural World Dog Awards.
The top prize went to Hank the Milwaukee Brewers' mascot who was adopted by the team...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:30 PM
In a bid to tap the hefty 38% tax breaks of Spain's Canary Islands, Beverly Hills-based Defiant Pictures, run by producers Lucas Jarach and Nicolas Veinberg, has launched a private capital film fund in partnership with Spanish investment firm Grupo Eneas....
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Mixing high-profile star power with offbeat titles, the 41st Telluride Film Festival is offering an impressive glimpse at an array of awards contenders over Labor Day weekend.
The four-day fest, which starts Friday with a tribute to Francis Ford Coppola'...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Sameness, the conformist plague that afflicts the futuristic citizens of Lois Lowry's celebrated and scorned YA novel, "The Giver," might also be the name given to what ails the movie adaptation -- the latest in a seemingly endless line of teen-centric...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Director Steve McQueen's third feature, "Twelve Years a Slave," screened for the first time Friday evening at the Telluride Film Festival with reviews so strong that its inclusion in this year's Oscar race appears inevitable. While extremely brutal for...