| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Much has been made of Judi Dench's finely nuanced turn in director Stephen Frears' excellent new drama, "Philomena." But a shout-out too for Steve Coogan, her co-star and the film's co-writer, who adapted Martin Sixsmith's book with Jeff Pope. Most of...
| Jan 8, 2009
One of the enigmas in the long and rich career of Donald E. Westlake was that this author of more than 100 novels, many of them popular, accessible and plot-driven works of crime fiction, both grim and comic, received such a spotty handling by Hollywood....
| Jun 12, 2008
WITH HIS 1982 film debut as a window-smashing skinhead teen in "Made in Britain" and his Oscar-nominated sadist fop in the Highlands period drama " Rob Roy," Tim Roth has routinely been considered one of film's most exciting performers. The actor, though,...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:35 PM
Queen guitarist Brian May has reignited talk of a long-gestating Freddie Mercury biopic when he confirmed a shooting schedule and Sacha Baron Cohen’s participation as Mercury. While that information sinks in, think of Cohen, best known for his star-...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Prepare the sledgehammer and the Dom Perignon. A new stage adaptation of Stephen King's "Misery" will have its world premiere this fall.
The play is scheduled to debut in late November at the Bucks County Playhouse in Pennsylvania. It was written by...