Peter Bogdanovich News

Carol Burnett and Carrie Hamilton's HOLLYWOOD ARMS Gets Tribute Reading at CTG, 6/22; Jason Alexander to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

In honor of the legendary actress, comedian, singer and writer Carol Burnett, Center Theatre Group is hosting a special tribute to the star's late daughter Carrie Hamilton with a one-night-only reading of Burnett and Hamilton's Broadway play "Hollywood Arms," at the Mark Taper Forum on Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. Inspired by Burnett's early life in Hollywood, "Hollywood Arms" will be directed by Jason Alexander and will feature a star- studded cast (to be announced). (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Upcoming Saturday Nights, Including Poundstone, Lewis and Busch
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce three upcoming special Saturday nights beginning Memorial Weekend on May 24 with Paula Poundstone. Richard Lewis will be on stage June 2l and audiences can spend "A Divine Evening with Charles Busch," accompanied by Tom Judson on July 26. All shows start at 8 pm. These special evenings include VIP ticket opportunity to mix and mingle with the artist at a cocktail party either before or following the performance, depending upon the night. Tickets are available on line at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500. (more...)

BWW Interviews: TCM Giant Robert Osborne to Host S.T.A.G.E. Goes to the Movies May 10 at the Saban Theatre
by Don Grigware - Apr 30, 2014


Photo Flash: Julie Taymor, Brooke Shields, Michael Moore and More at 2014 FIRST TIME FEST
by Movies News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

After 5 days featuring 10 new films from around the world; 9 retrospective screenings with artists such as Jennie Livingston, James Toback, Julie Taymor and Frederick Elmes; 9 amazing panels featuring the brightest industry minds; and 8 special events including conversations with Michael Moore, FIRST TIME FEST, The Second Time Around came to a close last night, April 7 with its Closing Night Awards Ceremony which took place at the 42West Nightclub in NYC. Scroll down for photos from throughout the festival! (more...)

Julie Taymor, Brook Shields, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More Appear During FIRST TIME FEST, Now thru 4/7
by Movies News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed first edition, FIRST TIME FEST is back, and it shows that the secondtime is even better. The Second Time Around for FIRST TIME FEST is set for today, April 3 - 7, 2014, and it will be based at their new home. NeueHouse (110 East 25th St.). NeueHouse will be the location for panels, workshops, selected film presentations, parties and the filmmaker lounge. Most screenings, including all the competition films, will take place at the AMC Loews Village 7 (11th St. & Third Ave.) (more...)

Julie Taymor to Receive First Time Fest's 2014 John Huston Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Tony Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated director Julie Taymor will be the FIRST TIME FEST'S 2014 John Huston Award For Achievement In Cinema recipient, announced FTF Co-Founders Johanna Bennett and Mandy Ward. Ms. Taymor will also be represented in the Fest's 'First Exposure' Retrospective Program where she will attend to present and discuss with the audience her first feature film, Titus. (more...)

Julie Taymor, Brook Shields, Daphne Rubin-Vega and More to Appear During FIRST TIME FEST, 4/3-7
by Movies News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Following last year's acclaimed first edition, FIRST TIME FEST is back, and it shows that the secondtime is even better. The Second Time Around for FIRST TIME FEST is set for April 3 - 7, 2014, and it will be based at their new home. NeueHouse (110 East 25th St.). NeueHouse will be the location for panels, workshops, selected film presentations, parties and the filmmaker lounge. Most screenings, including all the competition films, will take place at the AMC Loews Village 7 (11th St. & Third Ave.) (more...)

Ethan Hawke, Olympia Dukakis & More Set for Austin Pendleton Tribute TOAST, BOAST, OR ROAST, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Oberon Theatre Ensemble will present 'TOAST, BOAST, OR ROAST - A Tribute to Austin Pendleton' - the company's annual benefit on Monday, January 13 at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan, doors open at 7:30pm and the tribute is scheduled to begin at 8:00pm. (more...)

Judd Nelson To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Iowa Independent Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Oct 17, 2013

Actor Judd Nelson will be the guest of honor and the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Iowa Independent Film Festival on Saturday, October 26 at the Frank Lloyd Wright Hotel in Mason City, Iowa. (more...)

Quentin Tarantino Reveals His '10 Best' Film Picks of 2013
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2013

Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino has revealed his list of his top 10 films of 2013 (in alphabetical, not numeric order) to fan site The Quentin Tarantino Archives. As in past years, his choices range from the commercial the indie, and he still loves him some Woody Allen. (more...)

PBS Presents WAR OF THE WORLDS 75th Anniversary Broadcast
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

On October 30, 1938, just after 8:00 p.m. on the east coast, the millions of Americans tuned to CBS Radio were treated to an unusual dramatization of H.G. Wells's classic The War of the Worlds, performed by 23-year-old wunderkind Orson Welles and his Mercury Theater on the Air. (more...)

PBS to Air Kennedy Center's Carol Burnett Celebration, 11/24; Julie Andrews, Tina Fey & More to Appear
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

A lineup of top entertainers including, Julie Andrews, Lucie Arnaz, Tony Bennett, Tim Conway, Tina Fey, Rashida Jones, Vicki Lawrence, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short, Rosemary Watson and others will salute Carol Burnett at the 16th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. The evening will pay tribute the humor and accomplishments of Carol Burnett, and will be taped by WETA Washington, D.C. as Carol Burnett: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize. The program will air on PBS stations nationwide November 24, 2013 (check local listings). Artists are subject to change. (more...)

GRAVITY Among Line-Up for Telluride Film Festival; Full Program Selections Announced
by Movies News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, today announced its official program selections for the 40th anniversary edition of Telluride Film Festival. (more...)

FRANKENSTEIN AND THE MONSTER FROM HELL Among New Warner Archives Releases
by Movies News Desk - Aug 27, 2013

The Warner Archive Collection announces its newest releases: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Remembering Eileen Brennan
by Walter McBride - Jul 31, 2013

Just yesterday, Broadway and film veteran Eileen Brennan died at the age of 80, her publicist confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The actress passed away in her Burbank home on Sunday, July 28, after a battle with bladder cancer. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the stage and screen star. (more...)

Carol Channing Comments on Death of Eileen Brennan
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Broadway and film veteran Eileen Brennan has died at the age of 80, her publicist confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter today. The actress passed away in her Burbank home on Sunday, July 28, after a battle with bladder cancer. (more...)

Broadway & Film Veteran Eileen Brennan Passes Away at 80
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Broadway and film veteran Eileen Brennan has died at the age of 80, her publicist confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter today. The actress passed away in her Burbank home on Sunday, July 28, after a battle with bladder cancer. (more...)

Actress Eileen Brennan Dies at 80
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Eileen Brennan, best known for her role as a friendly Texas waitress in Peter Bogdanovich's 'The Last Picture Show' passed away in her Burbank home on Sunday morning at the age of 80. (more...)

Richard Lewis Joins Aniston in SQUIRRELS TO THE NUTS
by Movies News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

RICHARD LEWIS (actor/comedian) has joined the cast of Squirrels To The Nuts. (more...)

George Clooney's GRAVITY to Open 70th Venice Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 03, 2013

Gravity, the new, much-awaited film directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Y tu mamá también, Children of Men), starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, is the opening film (Out of Competition) of the 70th Venice International Film Festival (more...)

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