| Mar 11, 2013
| 11:42 AM
If the latest trailer for J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated “Star Trek Into Darkness” is any indication, the film looks to ......
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:18 PM
[Update: DreamWorks Animation has hired Dawn Taubin to be its new marketing chief, sources close to the studio say. A release formally announcing her new job is expected this afternoon.]
Veteran movie marketing executive Dawn Taubin is a leading...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:03 AM
An international trailer for “Star Trek Into Darkness” has been released, whetting appetites with juicy plot points from the film, ......
| Jul 4, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On a recent installment of TBS' "Conan" with Conan O'Brien, sidekick Andy Richter was sent to Santa Fe, N.M., for the press junket for "The Lone Ranger," but stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer had better things to do than talk to him.
Perhaps that was...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Nearly half a century ago, Frank W. Abagnale Jr. became one of the world's most skilled impostors, using charm and false paperwork to weasel his way into prestigious careers.
Starting Tuesday at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, attendees at the...
| Jun 9, 2013
What do you do after you create an international mega-hit starring a horse?
Go for some Shakespearean magic.
That's what the director and puppet masters of the 2011 Tony Award-winning "War Horse" did for a follow-up project to their London-Broadway-...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:51 AM
Most years, the last full week before Christmas is quiet — the best-of-the-year lists are already done, and the holiday perennials are up and running. Steppenwolf, which is not about to program "The Gift of the Magi," sometimes opens a defiantly...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 1:12 PM
An international blockbuster arrives in Chicago next week, a production that has played for months to capacity houses and has broken box office records. Already, it has been seen by more than a million theatergoers.
Stop already, you say. Everybody...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 10:00 PM
Southern California's biggest theater company was the biggest winner at the 2012 Ovation Awards, which were handed out Monday evening at a ceremony at the Los Angeles Theatre in downtown.
Center Theatre Group scooped 13 trophies for its productions of...
| 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...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:06 PM
The force is returning to Britain.
Disney-owned Lucasfilm announced Friday that production of "Star Wars: Episode VII" will take place in the United Kingdom, the latest example of a high-profile Hollywood movie filming outside California. Another big...