| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Finally! A romantic comedy that works. And not just because of Shakespeare.
There's a disarming home-movie vibe to adapter/director Joss Whedon's small-scale, black-and-white contemporary version of "Much Ado About Nothing." He shot it in 12 days in his...
| Jun 20, 2013
** (out of four)
Their tongues tangled by declarations unbeknownst to them, much of the cast of Joss Whedon’s Shakespeare adaptation “Much Ado About Nothing” struggles to suggest they connect to what they’re saying.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Think of it as a single scoop of sorbet: Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing" is both a palate cleanser for the director and a small but savory treat for Shakespeare-starved audiences.
Whedon needed a change of pace for the few weeks between...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:02 AM
Joss Whedon has spent the last 15 years writing and directing tales of teen vampire-slayers, demon detectives, space cowboys and […]...
| May 31, 2013
| 12:00 PM
When architect Kai Cole began designing her Mediterranean-style Santa Monica home, she weighed all the usual concerns — space, light, flow — along with one quite specific to her family's needs: where to hold the Shakespeare readings.
| May 15, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will resume its summer screening series on June 5 with the showing of Joss Whedon's 2012 adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing."
The screening will be one of 25 events scheduled from June to August at...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:44 AM
Because next Thursday is the final Thursday of the 2012-13 TV season, some series are calling it quits a week early.
"Person of Interest" wraps up a highly successful season at 9 p.m. on CBS. Reese (Jim Caviezel) and Finch (Michael Emerson) gain news...
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:02 PM
The Avengers are going to England. Screen Daily is reporting that writer-director Joss Whedon will film his highly anticipated sequel ......
| Mar 11, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Joss Whedon — the man behind TV's sci-fi western series “Firefly, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and its spinoff “Angel,” as ......
| Jul 24, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Director Joss Whedon is following up his mega-hit "The Avengers" not with another superhero movie but with a Shakespeare film. And it has landed a spot at the Toronto International Film Festival, which starts Sept. 6.
Whedon's take on the Bard's "Much...