| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:26 PM
The new drama "August: Osage County," based on the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning Tracy Letts play of the same name, tells the story of a dysfunctional family reuniting in Oklahoma over a fractious few days, during which dark secrets and old grudges are...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:33 AM
One of the pivotal scenes in "August: Osage County," the upcoming screen adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, is an explosive family dinner where barbs are hurled and dark secrets are revealed. For director John Wells and his all-star...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Chalk one up for self-determination: The lovely Julianne Nicholson spent much of her childhood in a cabin in rural Massachusetts that lacked water and electricity — her mother relocated there after her parents divorced — before finding the...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:30 PM
A famous ensemble cast, a critically-acclaimed play and a director that brought him to fame with "ER" were several reasons for George Clooney to become a producer on dark comedy "August: Osage County." But why did he really do it?
"It was the cash,...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:02 AM
TORONTO -- "August: Osage County" might be the first movie to win more Oscar nominations than rave reviews.
The movie, Tracy Letts' adaptation of his Tony Award-winning play of family dysfunction and warfare, premiered Monday at the Toronto...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:49 PM
TORONTO — “Did you like it?”
The lights came up in auditorium No. 1 at the Scotiabank Theatre as the final credits rolled. “August: Osage County,” director John Wells’ film version of the Chicago-sprung Tracy Letts...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
There are no surprises -- just lots of good, old-fashioned scenery chewing -- in "August: Osage County," director John Wells' splendid film version of playwright Tracy Letts' acid-tongued Broadway triumph about three generations in a large and highly...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 10:30 PM
They might be ambitious, but they're not out of their minds.
Hours before "August: Osage County" premiered Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival, director John Wells told the Variety Studio that when Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Sunday will be packed with new drama, including "Mad Men" and "The Killing" on AMC, "Game of Thrones" on HBO and "Harry's Law" on NBC. "Once Upon a Time" offers the first for four new episodes at 8 p.m. Sunday on ABC. On "The Good Wife," at 9 p.m....
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:46 AM
There's a nerve-racking sequence set in the late 1990s in co-writer and director Ira Sachs' "Keep the Lights On" when Erik, the Danish expatriate filmmaker living in Manhattan played by Thure Lindhardt, is on the telephone, trying to extract information...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup for 2012 competition films. The Sundance Film Festival roster for the U.S. dramatic and U.S. documentary competition -- 16 movies in each category -- features some familiar names both in front of and behind...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 12:55 PM
Kathryn Erbe's real life pregnancy was incorporated into the show's plot line by having her character be a surrogate mother, carrying her sister's child.
Uses a re-mixed version of the theme music from "Law & Order" (1990), but a...