| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:48 AM
The most quietly terrifying presence in film today belongs to a gray-haired, 64-year-old French actor with a Danish name. If you are familiar with Niels Arestrup's work, you don't need any convincing. If you're not, "You Will Be My Son" is all the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 1:50 PM
"Gravity" is out of this world. Words can do little to convey the visual astonishment this space opera creates. It is a film whose impact must be experienced in 3-D on a theatrical screen to be fully understood.
Though the strong work of Sandra...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO - One of the hallmark personalities of this year's 15th Rio de Janeiro Festival was "Billy Elliot" director Stephen Daldry.
In the ninth week of shooting "Trash" an hour's drive out from Rio, he found time to present "Billy Elliot" in Rio'...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Exclusive Media's Hammer Films is heading back four centuries to witch trials, acquiring movie rights to Jeanette Winterson's "The Daylight Gate."
The novella, set in 17th Century England during the reign of James I, is centered on the notorious 1612...
| Feb 14, 2013
National tours of two Broadway smashes, the musical "Book of Mormon," and the epic play featuring life-sized puppetry, "War Horse," highlight the seven-show 2013-14 season at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts.
Those two shows, Tony...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:19 AM
If you're the acclaimed puppeteers of Handspring Puppet Company, how do you follow the Tony Award-winning, international hit, the "epic "War Horse?"
By turning to Shakespeare, of course.
What is being called "an experimental version of 'A Midsummer...
| Jun 18, 2013
The show: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven.
What makes it special?: It's a new collaboration by the Bristol Old Vic and South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, the creators of the international hit...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 5:57 AM
For 17 days each summer, the sleepy seaside town of Charleston, S.C., turns into a busy hive of cultural activity, with every possible venue, large and small, filled from noon to night with the sights and sounds of opera, jazz, theater, dance and more...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 10:33 AM
We know "Divergent" — the futuristic sci-fi flick starring Shailene Woodley ("The Descendants") and directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless") — will begin filming entirely on location in Chicago and at Cinespace Chicago Film Studios on the West...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:23 AM
"Lincoln" is a grave and surprisingly subtle magic trick, conjuring the past and an almost ridiculously impressive figure in ways that transcend art direction and the right stovepipe hat. Director Steven Spielberg's latest combines the most commonly...