| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Germs and detectives might not seem like they're connected. But their link, as a certain fictitious sleuth might say, is elementary.
In Thomas Goetz's fascinating and entertaining new page turner of a book, "The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:00 PM
BERLIN — My husband, Alan, and I were on our way from L.A. to Budapest, Hungary — our first trip to Eastern Europe. We had to change planes somewhere, and that somewhere happened to be Berlin, a frequent hub for travel to Northern and...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
RTL Group's German division, Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland, continues to perform solidly with the right mixture of hit scripted fare, both homegrown and imported, and hugely popular entertainment and formats.
In 2013, RTL's German channels, RTL...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 4:29 AM
MADRID - Linking to Nicolas Celis' Pimienta Films, one of the up-and-coming production houses in Mexico, M-Appeal has acquired international sales rights to Pimients's latest production, "Hilda."
The feature film debut of writer-director Andres...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The German MIP Cocktail, which took place during the MIPTV conference in Cannes, provided a chance for German TV execs and their international counterparts to network in a relaxed and convivial atmosphere.
The event was hosted by German funding bodies...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Do not go to the new Berlin Currywurst at the Grand Central Market if you are afraid of making choices. In Germany a currywurst is a kind of grab-and-go operation, not unlike a hot dog stand, but at this local chain, you have options. Lots of options....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Alan Cumming must have sold his soul to the devil to acquire his divinely debauched persona as the Emcee of the Kit Kat Klub in "Cabaret." It seemed nuts, but proved shrewd of Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall to retool their dazzling 1998 revival of the Kander...
| Apr 27, 2014
Truth is a battleground these days. Five Chicago-area police officers are accused of lying on the stand. A Republican protester shadows Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn's events dressed as "Quinnochio." A basketball coach loses a $1 million-a-year job at the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
LONDON — It was a German-born Russian empress, Catherine the Great, who first annexed Crimea more than two centuries ago. Can another strong-willed German woman — who keeps a portrait of Catherine in her Berlin office as a symbol of...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
PARIS - Sunray Films, the new sales-production company of Alison Thompson, is teaming with James Schamus and Stefan Arndt's Berlin-based X Filme on a big-screen English-language adaptation of celebrated anti-Nazi novel "Alone in Berlin."
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Claudio Abbado, one of the most gifted and widely respected symphonic and operatic conductors of the latter half of the 20th Century, died Monday morning at his home in Bologna, Italy, after a long illness La Scala said. He was 80.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
After making an impressive film debut in "Quinceanera," Emily Rios has compiled quite the list of roles in critically acclaimed productions such as "Friday Night Lights," "The Closer" and "House." But the 24-year-old Los Angeles-based actress is best...