| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Writer-director Steven Soderbergh's new TV series "The Knick" hasn't yet premiered on Cinemax, but he's already moving on his next TV project. On Monday Starz announced it had greenlit "The Girlfriend Experience," an anthology series based on Soderbergh's...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Steven Soderbergh plans to direct a 12-hour adaptation of John Barth's 1960 novel "The Sot-Weed Factor." The book is a 768-page epic -- a satirical epic -- set on a Maryland tobacco farm in the 18th century.
“I was going to do it as a movie, but I...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Novelist Iain Banks released a personal statement on his website Wednesday morning. "I am officially Very Poorly," it begins. Banks goes on to say that he has been diagnosed with late stage gallbladder cancer and writes that "it is extremely unlikely" he'...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Haruki Murakami tends to stay out of the public eye. The author of the novels "1Q84," "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle," the memoir "What I Talk About When I Talk About Running," and a dozen other books has not made a public appearance in his home country,...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Marvin Hamlisch, the stage and film composer who created the memorable songs for "A Chorus Line," has died at 68. The composer died on Monday in Los Angeles after collapsing from a brief illness, his family said in a statement.
One of the most...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 10:56 AM
Oscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas will receive the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 12th Annual Monte Cristo Award in April 16.
Douglas is an alum of the Waterford theater center and has been active on its board over the years....
| Sep 9, 2011
| 7:31 AM
The first screening of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" came just weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11. The movie had been in the works for years, the first in a trilogy based on novels that had been written decades earlier, of course,...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:34 AM
Steven Soderbergh se ha destacado por nadar con igual eficacia en las turbias aguas del cine comercial (Ocean Eleven, Erin Brockovich) y en las mansas corrientes del cine Indie (Sex, Lies and Videotape, Che), pero cuando intenta...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:44 PM
"Contagion" is the latest film about a deadly virus that threatens humankind. It borrows from movies like "Outbreak" and "The Andromeda Strain." But the basic concept goes all the way back to the real Black Death of the Middle Ages.
A healthy person...
| Apr 15, 2012
Throughout his 40-plus-year career, actor Michael Douglas personified the modern male in film, as a sensitive youth rebelling against authority, as a middle-aged man grappling with problems of marriage, career and changing times, and as an older adult,...