| Jan 28, 2015
| 8:41 PM
You've heard of dinner and a movie, but have you considered brunching with Oscar?
Starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, Civic Theatre of Allentown is screening Academy Award-winning features every Sunday for four weeks in its Theatre514. Beforehand, at 10:30 a.m....
| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A number of recent movies — including some of this year's top awards contenders — revive a decades-old debate about the type of director who shapes the most memorable films.
In his famed 1962 essay, "Notes on the Auteur Theory," Andrew...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The 95-minute documentary "Altman" first aired on EPIX cable in August, but it opens for a limited theatrical run next week (Nov. 15, 16 and 20) at the Gene Siskel Film Center. However you see it, despite its necessarily abridged view of director Robert...
| Sep 28, 2014
Beyond Goodspeed's "Holiday Inn," producer-executive Chris Herzberger, director-writer Gordon Greenberg and writer Chad Hodge have a long list of projects waiting in the wings
For Universal Stage Productions and Herzberger, projects in development...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:30 PM
A Day To Remember's Parks and Devastation Tour arrives on the heels of a successful legal struggle to self-release their latest album, "Common Courtesy" (which has since gone on to sell more than 200,000 copies), several European appearances and the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The actor and director Robert Redford has sued New York state to stop it from trying to collect $1.57 million in personal income taxes over his 2005 sale of a stake in the Sundance Channel.
In a complaint filed on July 31 against the New York State...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Let us stipulate this upfront: Theft is wrong. It's right there with adultery and murder on the list of things you're never supposed to do, according to the book in the bed-table drawer of your hotel room.
But if movies such as "The Sting," "Trading...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:34 AM
For documentary filmmakers and Annapolis residents Patti White and Lee Anderson, establishing a film festival in their hometown wasn't a labor of love. It was a no-brainer.
White and Anderson, business partners since 1990 when they founded an Annapolis-...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 9:00 AM
In the long history of Oscar ceremonies, few matched the craziness, drama and poignancy of the 46th Academy Awards, which took place almost 40 years ago on April 2, 1974, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
That ceremony, hosted by writer-director John...
| Feb 23, 2014
Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The walls of his rustic chic home, tucked away on a quiet wooded street in Studio City, are graced with framed black-and-white photographs of gorgeous leading men from a bygone era: Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Gregory Peck and Paul Newman, among them. In his...