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  • Frank Rich, James Lapine bring keen, fresh eye to HBO's 'Sondheim'

    Frank Rich, James Lapine bring keen, fresh eye to HBO's 'Sondheim'
    Executive producer Frank Rich says Stephen Sondheim made just one demand before he gave his blessing to the film “Six by Sondheim,” which premieres Monday night at 9 on HBO. “Just don’t do the same old, same old,” Rich...
  • Watch: Pulp says goodbye, perhaps, in trailer for concert documentary

    Watch: Pulp says goodbye, perhaps, in trailer for concert documentary
    It hardly made the same splash as Jay Z and Kanye West's club-sized Samsung gig or Lady Gaga's Doritos-sponsored barf-a-thon, but one of the lower-key delights at this year's South by Southwest music festival was the world premiere of "Pulp: A Film...
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  • Review: HBO's 'Six by Sondheim' is a stylish salute to a Broadway legend

     Review: HBO's 'Six by Sondheim' is a stylish salute to a Broadway legend
    Ever since Stephen Sondheim reached the four-score mark three years ago, the spotlight has shifted from his work to the legend himself. There have been birthday galas, musical tributes, interviews galore and books in which the master reveals the secrets...
  • Beck seeks the 'most essential, elemental sounds' in 'Morning Phase'

    Beck seeks the 'most essential, elemental sounds' in 'Morning Phase'
    By the time that Beck Hansen finished his lush, melancholy new record, "Morning Phase," he had become so consumed by the process that he says he'd caused brain damage. "I've heard each song about six or seven thousand times, to the point where it's...
  • Review: Beck and friends celebrate 'Song Reader' at Disney Hall

    Review: Beck and friends celebrate 'Song Reader' at Disney Hall
    On Sunday night in Los Angeles, two competing entertainments occupied downtown concert spaces to offer musical variety. At the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live before a few thousand people and a few million TV viewers, the American Music Awards beamed high-tech...
  • Jarvis Cocker to Appear at SXSW, 'Pulp' to World Preem at Fest

    LONDON -- Jarvis Cocker, lead singer of British indie band Pulp, is set to appear at music and film fest SXSW, which runs March 7-16 in Austin, Texas. Cocker will play a personal selection of music to festival-goers with Pulp bass player and songwriter...
  • British Movies at SXSW Come With Sweeteners for U.S. Distribs

    LONDON -- The British Film Institute has stepped in to help U.K. films premiering at the SXSW Festival attract U.S. theatrical distribution, and reach a wider audience Stateside. U.K. films having their world premiere at SXSW, which runs March 7-16,...
  • Edward Snowden to Speak at SXSW

    NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is set to speak at SXSW Interactive Monday, March 10, the fest announced Tuesday. Due to his fugitive status in the U.S., he will not appear in person and speak via videoconference. SXSW has said that surveillance and...
  • SXSW Film Review: 'Pulp'

    The appealing essence of the titular Britpop band is explored in "Pulp," an artfully witty documentary that captures the "Common People" stars as they reunite for one final concert in their hometown of Sheffield, northern England, in December 2012....
  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...
  • TV Picks: 'My Little Pony,' Sondheim, Improv comics, 'Doc Martin'

    TV Picks: 'My Little Pony,' Sondheim, Improv comics, 'Doc Martin'
    "My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic" (The Hub, Saturdays; Shout Factory home video). I had neglected this candy-colored gem of a show, whose fourth season began in November, until the latest DVD, "A Pony For Every Season," fell through the mail slot...