From 'Birdman' to 'Girls,' New York Soundstages Are Booming
With facilities such as Steiner Studios expanding, film and TV production is casting a halo effect over Brooklyn and Queens.read more
Tig Notaro Went 'Through Hell' and to Strangers' Houses, But Stayed Very, Very Funny
READ MORE: Tig Notaro Will Tour and Perform in the Homes of Her Fans in Her New Showtime Special For many, Tig Notaro became a must-know force in the comedy world after her 2012 album "Live...
Guide to the 2015 NewFronts and Upfronts
The 2015-2016 Upfronts and NewFronts are upon us—that time of year, when TV and digital networks announce new programs, partnerships and initiatives hoping the media get excited about them and...
Ticketmaster Wants to Become Your Destination for Live Event Access
Ticketmaster wants to be more than a destination for tickets to a concert, sporting event or theater production. Echoing a move many other brands have made, the retailer is moving into the publishin...
How Jeep Found the Perfect Song to Launch Its Renegade Campaign
Fiat Chrysler likes to use attention-grabbing music to woo consumers, most notably in its Super Bowl spots. Now the company is taking that tactic one step further with the launch of a musi...
'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2': Film Review
Kevin James returns as the title character in this sequel to 2009's surprise comedy hit.read more
Critic's Notebook: Is Elitist Cannes Becoming More Democratic?
The films competing for the top prize this year, as well as those that were snubbed, suggest that a change may be afoot for a festival that has long been blindly loyal to the same set of directors.rea...
Pretty Little Liars Shares the Secrets of Its Social Media Success
It's no big surprise that ABC Family's hit series Pretty Little Liars is one of the top shows on social media. The teen mystery drama has dominated social since its debut in June 2010, getti...
Paul Haggis Claims a Scientology Spy Posed as a Time Magazine Reporter Requesting an Interview
The email was supposedly sent from a building owned by the Church of Scientology.read more
Box Office: 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' Heads for $22M; 'Furious 7' Stays No. 1
Kevin James' family friendly sequel sports a zero percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes but received a B- CinmeaScore from moviegoers. read more
Hugh Jackman Says ‘Welcome to Neverland’ in ‘Pan’ Instagram Sneak Peek (Video)
Wolverine’s bushy beard and sharp talons are long gone as Hugh Jackman takes on J.M. Barrie’s notorious pirate Blackbeard in “Pan.” The Australian actor posted an Instagram s...
Broadway Review: ‘The King and I’
In its heart of hearts, the extraordinarily deep and often underutilized thrust stage of Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater has probably always yearned to host an opera. That’s pret...
‘Scandal’ Stabbing Shocker Prompts Fears for a Fan Favorite
(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you haven’t watched Thursday’s episode of “Scandal.”) “Scandal” is known for its twists and turns but Thursday night’...
China’s Fosun Hires Shan Dongbing For Movie Production Expansion
Veteran producer Shan Dongbing has been hired as head of Fosun Pictures. The film and TV production company is a newly hatched unit within Chinese investment conglomerate Fosun International.
24 Hours in Advertising: Friday, April 17, 2015
Here's everything you need to know about the 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Moms use the latest slang for Hefty campaign Hefty's new ads feature three mo...
‘Batman v Superman’ Leaked Trailer Sparks Fan Frenzy on Social Media
While it was only live on the Internet for a few minutes, the “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” trailer sparked a fan frenzy when it was leaked online Thursday night. Shot on a cellphon...
Tribeca Review: Terrence Malick-Produced 'Crocodile Gennadiy' is A Lot More Than Poverty Porn
READ MORE: 5 Observations About the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Lineup Documentaries that chronicle a foreign country's social issues occasionally come across as "poverty porn" to many ...
John Krasinski Takes on Anna Kendrick as Tina Turner in a Fringe Dress for ‘Lip Sync Battle’ (Video)
(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if you haven’t watched Thursday’s episode of “Lip Sync Battle.”) Anna Kendrick and John Krasinski were the latest stars to go head-to-hea...
'Batman v. Superman' Trailer Leaks on YouTube
The trailer was taken down minutes after being leaked on multiple sites.read more
‘Star Wars’ Creator George Lucas to Build Housing Project in Wealthy California Community
“Star Wars” creator George Lucas faced bitter opposition from neighbors when he tried to expand his Skywalker Ranch studio three years ago. Now it seems he is striking back. Lucas plans t...

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