Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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Tuesday, Jul. 10, 2018

Macabre is a word often associated with the late cartoonist John Callahan. He's the man who in his widely published cartoons, drawn in his signature squiggly style, poked fun at lesbians, Chinese people, the handicapped, women, Oprah, Alzheimer's patients, chiropractors and even sexual...

Tuesday, May. 22, 2018

Cannes Lions will host a two-day “Change for Good” Hackathon, to be held live on June 19-20 at the 65th Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Together with Amazon, Huge and international advocacy platform Global Citizen, Cannes Lions will invite teams from across the globe to join...

Friday, Mar. 23, 2018

New York-based production company Sibling Rivalry has signed commercial, documentary and short narrative filmmaker Sandra Winther. With a style that melds documentary and narrative techniques and an emphasis on capturing the stories and pulse of vibrant youth,...

Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

Tim Roth can't stay out of trouble. Since his first screen appearance in 1982's "Made in Britain" as a skinhead with a swastika tattoo on his forehead, or in 1994's "Pulp Fiction" as a petty crook holding up a coffee shop with his girlfriend, Roth has made an art of playing villains, whack jobs...

Sunday, May. 14, 2017

The Cannes Film Festival, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, has historically been about as fond of change as day-old baguettes.

As much as its screens light up with the world's most daring, adventurous cinema, the French Riviera festival protects its traditions more closely...

Monday, Mar. 27, 2017

Amazon is developing a script-to-series one-hour original limited drama, The Underground Railroad, based on Colson Whitehead’s National Book Award-winning novel. Set to write and direct is Barry Jenkins (writer-director of Best Picture Oscar winner Moonlight), with the series...

Monday, Mar. 20, 2017

"Mad Men" is a key part of the TV's modern golden age, and a detailed reminder of why has arrived.

A new two-volume, 1,000-page book set contains photos and portraits, script pages, interviews and Dead Sea Scrolls-like minutiae, including series creator and executive producer Matthew...

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

When Oscar nominations are announced next week, Amazon is virtually assured of notching the first - but probably not the last - best-picture nomination for a streaming service.

Kenneth Lonergan's "Manchester by the Sea," which Amazon plunked down $10 million for at the Sundance Film...

Thursday, Sep. 29, 2016

With Woody Allen's "Crisis in Six Scenes," the screenwriter has let down his director — who coincidentally also falls short. And then there's the leading man, who phones in his performance.

"Crisis" is right.

It was a major coup when Amazon announced in January 2015 that its...

Thursday, Jul. 14, 2016

The Emmy Awards nominations told us what is already evident - the power and reputation of streaming services Netflix and Amazon are on the rise, and broadcast networks and even longtime premium cable star HBO are paying the price.

In Thursday's announcement of prime-time Emmy contenders...