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Why 'The Hudsucker Proxy' or 'A Serious Man' Should Have Been the First Coen Brothers' TV Show
On paper, it's not hard to understand why FX decided that Joel and Ethan Coen's 1996 favorite "Fargo" would be the prime Coen-crafted candidate to expand into a TV series. For one thing, it's ar...
WATCH: Liam Neeson, James Franco, Mila Kunis Lead Intertwining Lives in ‘Third Person’ Trailer
There’s a lot to keep track of in the new trailer for Paul Haggis’ romantic drama “Third Person.” The film features a star-studded cast – including leading man Liam Neeson, James Franco, Mil...
James Franco Didn't Know He Has a Cameo in ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’
James Franco's “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” character will make a posthumous cameo in director Matt Reeves’ sequel, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” even if Fran...
At Tribeca’s New Innovation Week, the Future Is Now
With its newly launched Innovation Week, the Tribeca Film Festival is calling on coders, gamers, hackers, directors, screenwriters, techies — and anyone with a story to tell.
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New York Auto Show: Mercedes Unveils S63 AMG Coupe
'Mad Men's' Jon Hamm joined Mercedes-Benz USA's president and CEO Steve Cannon to unveil the high-performance model of Mercedes' S Class Coupe.read more
Spike Lee's ‘Manos Sucias’ – Drugs, Dancing and Lots of Danger (Exclusive Video)
ChoqueDance from Josef Kubota Wladyka on Vimeo.“Manos Sucias” — premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival this week — is a gritty and daunting film about Colombian teens who get...
Tribeca Film Festival Highlights
8 p.m.-midnight April 15 New York Filmmaker Party Local filmmakers to kick off the festival before everyone comes to town; City Hall 7:30 p.m. April 16 Opening-Night Gala “Time Is Illmatic” (One9)...
Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Seeks Balance Between Filmmakers
Funding a documentary is no small feat. Credit card debt, favors and missing paychecks for months (maybe years) are all variables in the equation. Bridge loans and crowd-funding are both popular finan...
Supreme Court Ruling on Aereo Will Be Significant, No Matter Who Wins
When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives. Broadcasters warn of the end o...
A Dozen Non-Fiction Films Preem at Tribeca as Doc Community Embraces Fest
Documentaries “Street fight,” “Jesus camp,” “Which Way Home” and “Taxi to the Dark Side” have two things in common: Oscar nominations (which “Taxi” would go on to win) and world pr...
‘Spider-Man 2’ Faces Web of Heroes at the Box Office
In “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” Peter Parker faces off against a double dose of villains played by Jamie Foxx and Dane DeHaan. But when the upcoming sequel debuts in theaters abroad (April 16) and ...
Tribeca Organizers See Fest Expand as Brand Grows
As the Tribeca Film Festival enters its 13th year, fest leaders feel confident they’ve established an identity for the event as more than just a placeholder between Sundance and Cannes.
Concept for Live TV On-the-Go Was Around Long Before Aereo
Aereo markets itself with the simple motto, “Watch Live TV Online.” The technology is new; the concept, not so much. The mantra for the digital age has been to give consumers what they wan...
Music Attorney Lee Phillips Deals With Fickle Personalities, Changing Technology
When he was growing up in New York, there were signs that Lee Phillips would pursue a career as a musician: He went to the High School of Music and Art, where he specialized in clarinet; composer Samm...
Ken Ziffren’s Next Act: Reviving Production in L.A.
Two months ago, one of Ken Ziffren’s law partners, Matt Johnson, came into his office and said, “I am going to ask you to do something that you are going to enjoy, but you aren’t going to enjoy ...
Four Quick Questions for Morgan Spurlock
Morgan Spurlock’s “Inside Man” returned to CNN April 13. The “Super Size Me” filmmaker embedded himself with paparazzi in the opening hour, “Celebrity.” Did the guys in “Celebrity” c...
Adam Carolla's ‘Catch A Contractor’ Gets Season 2 Renewal From Spike TV
Spike TV ordered a 10-episode second season of original series “Catch A Contractor,” starring Adam Carolla. The new episodes will be an hour long, up from Season 1's half-hour episode...
Disney's ‘Descendants’ Casts Newcomer Sofia Carson as Evil Queen's Daughter (Exclusive)
Upcoming Disney Channel original movie “Descendants” has found Evvie, the daughter of the Evil Queen from “Snow White.” Newcomer Sofia Carson has been cast in the starring role...
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'Scandal's' Kerry Washington: Explosion Will Have 'Huge Impact' on the Election
The actress tells THR that the season three finale is a "definite game-changer," and previews what's to come. read more
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Tribeca Film Festival Preview: Music Docs Take Center Stage
From hip-hop artist Nas to renegade rocker Alice Cooper to the ethereal Bjork, there's plenty to hear — as well as see — at this year's fest.read more

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