| Jun 8, 2013
For four days last month, Broadway's impresarios met with stage producers from around the country for what's known as the "road conference," a series of events showcasing the season's offerings.
The panels and parties were ostensibly thrown to help...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
If Halle Berry feels like catching up on U.S. cinema, she'll never get a better chance than next month in Paris.
The 2nd Champs Elysees Film Festival's guest of honor, Berry will be in Paris for an event, unspooling June 12-18, that is consolidating as...
| May 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson may be the big names in the new comedy "The Internship," but the real star of the film is Google.
The company campus in Mountain View, Calif., is the setting for the movie in which Vaughn and Wilson play down-on-their-luck...
| May 19, 2013
| 1:53 PM
CANNES, France -- In close to three decades of filmmaking, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen have shared a lot of looks. But with "Inside Llewyn Davis," which had its premiere in Festival de Cannes competition Sunday, one particular glance said it all.
| Mar 5, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Here's major late-night news: Jon Stewart will be taking a hiatus from “The Daily Show” this summer, and John Oliver will sub as host for eight weeks. Stewart is taking a break to direct his first film, ”Rosewater.” It will be ...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:38 PM
Aaron Sorkin, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "The Social Network" will aim to help bring the life of the legendary tech icon Steve Jobs to the screen in a film for Sony Pictures that will reunite him with his "Social Network" producer Scott Rudin....
| Nov 30, 2012
| 1:00 PM
CULVER CITY, Calif. — It's 4:30 p.m. on a warm November Monday in a nondescript building in Culver City. Trey Parker is pacing around the writers room at the so-called South Park Studios — which, once you're inside, feels like a cross...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 8:38 PM
Broadway fell fast for "Once," the melancholy but moving movie-to-musical about a lovelorn Irish street musician and his Czech guardian angel, which scooped Disney's chirpier "Newsies: The Musical" for the award for best musical at the 2012 Tony Awards....
| Jun 14, 2012
| 12:42 PM
On Sunday, the iceman goeth. Unless you happen to be Nathan Lane's long-lost great-uncle from Tipperary, or come with your own pot of gold, good luck getting a ticket.
At press time, it was not yet clear whether Robert Falls' Goodman Theatre production...
| Jul 4, 2012
Last week, the Goodman Theatre resigned itself to the news director Robert Falls' production of "The Iceman Cometh" was not going to Broadway. The combination of the show's long running time, problems with theater availability, the schedule of its star...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 3:20 PM
Michael Chabon's best-selling new novel, “Telegraph Avenue,” is set in and around Brokeland Records, a used-vinyl record store on the border between Oakland and Berkeley, Calif., where Chabon has lived since the late 1990s. The story follows...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 9:51 AM
That's what the guy who sat behind me said as I settled into a matinee performance of "The Motherf***er With the Hat" at the Steppenwolf Theatre recently: "Whoa, will you look at that? That is something. That is large. I wonder what that'll do?...