PROGRAMMERS' NOTEBOOK: ON LOVE Comes to BAM Next MonthPROGRAMMERS' NOTEBOOK: ON LOVE Comes to BAM Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

From Thursday, February 14 through Thursday, February 21, BAM presents Programmers' Notebook: On Love, the first in a new recurring series in which BAM's film programming team responds to a thought-provoking theme. This wide-ranging survey presents some of cinema's most perceptive portraits of this fundamental emotion in all of its disparate forms-romantic, familial, fraternal, self-love, love of nature, love as passion, love as pain, and everything in between. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Star Studded Red Carpet And After Party of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At The WallisPhoto Coverage: Star Studded Red Carpet And After Party of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE At The Wallis
by Lily Lim - Dec 20, 2018

Love Actually Live, a multimedia-concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time from the team behind Los Angeles' award-winning For The Record series, is featured this holiday season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, December 4, through Monday, December 31, 2018. Co-Produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Shane Scheel and Siobhan O'Neill and inspired by the Universal Pictures/Working Title motion picture written by Richard Curtis, this world-premiere production, presented by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group, transforms The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater into a giant, immersive, cinema for the modern day. The production, a one-of-a-kind presentation is performed live by an all-star cast and 15-piece orchestra, includes songs from the hit film, including 'Christmas Is All Around,' 'The Trouble with Love Is,' and 'Both Sides Now.' (more...)

Actor and Magician Ricky Jay Dies at 72Actor and Magician Ricky Jay Dies at 72
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2018

According to Variety, actor and magician Ricky Jay has died at age 72. His manager, Winston Simone, confirmed that he died of natural causes. (more...)

All-Star Cast Announced for World Premiere Production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE at The WallisAll-Star Cast Announced for World Premiere Production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Love Actually Live, a multimedia-concert celebration of the soundtrack to one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time from the team behind Los Angeles' award-winning For The Record series, is featured this holiday season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday, December 4, through Monday, December 31, 2018. Co-Produced by the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts, Shane Scheel and Siobhan O'Neill and inspired by the Universal Pictures/Working Title motion picture written by Richard Curtis, this world-premiere production, presented by special arrangement with Universal Theatrical Group, transforms The Wallis' Bram Goldsmith Theater into a giant, immersive, cinema for the modern day. The production, a one-of-a-kind presentation is performed live by an all-star cast and 15-piece orchestra, includes songs from the hit film, including "Christmas Is All Around," "The Trouble with Love Is," and "Both Sides Now.' (more...)

BAM And Wordless Music Present Terrence Malick's VOYAGE OF TIMEBAM And Wordless Music Present Terrence Malick's VOYAGE OF TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

BAM and Wordless Music present Terrence Malick's Voyage of Time with a live orchestral and choral performance of its powerful score. A "vast and visually overwhelming nature documentary" (The New Yorker) that was 30 years in the making, Voyage of Time is both a stunning visual fantasia and science documentary, capturing and envisioning the life cycle of the universe. It is an expansion of the "birth of the universe" segment from Malick's acclaimed 2011 film The Tree of Life. (more...)

York Theatre Company Presents MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GETYork Theatre Company Presents MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical Midnight at The Never Get, with book, music, and lyrics by Mark Sonnenblick, co-conceived by Sam Bolen, by arrangement with Visceral Entertainment and Mark Cortale Productions.  Directed by Max Friedman, with choreography by Andrew Palermo, and music direction/arrangements by Adam Podd, the cast will feature Sam Bolen, Jeremy Cohen, and Jon J. Peterson.  Performances begin Tuesday, October 2, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, November 4, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Thursday evening, October 11, 2018 at 6:45 p.m.  (more...)

Paul Thomas Anderson Becomes First Filmmaker to Win the FIPRESCI Grand Prix Three TimesPaul Thomas Anderson Becomes First Filmmaker to Win the FIPRESCI Grand Prix Three Times
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2018

Paul Thomas Anderson has become the first filmmaker to win the FIPRESCI Grand Prix three times, as Phantom Thread was chosen best film of the past year by the members of the International Federation of Film Critics, after 'Magnolia' in 2000 and 'There Will Be Blood' in 2008. (more...)

Stage Vet ARIEL FELIX Co-Stars In MILE 22 With Mark WahlbergStage Vet ARIEL FELIX Co-Stars In MILE 22 With Mark Wahlberg
by Movies News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

After earning rave reviews in a highly successful extended run of 'Paper Dolls,' ARIEL FELIX will next be seen on the big screen in the much-anticipated 'Mile 22.' (more...)

2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour Coming To Jaffrey2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour Coming To Jaffrey
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

The Park Theatre's River Street Theatre (RST) will screen the 2018 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour, a 91-minute theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year's Festival, on Saturday, August 4 at 7pm and Wednesday, August 8 at 2pm. Short on time but big on style, the Short Film Tour features a wide variety of storytelling, including fiction, documentary and animation from around the globe. Three of the films in the program won Short Film Jury Awards at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Evan Rachel Wood, Reeve Carney, Ty Taylor, Carrie Manolakos And More In FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO At The Wallis AnnenbergPhoto Coverage: Evan Rachel Wood, Reeve Carney, Ty Taylor, Carrie Manolakos And More In FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO At The Wallis Annenberg
by Lily Lim - Jul 26, 2018

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece, Pulp Fiction. To celebrate, Hollywood's raucous concert troupe, 'For The Record,' is taking their show on the road. Just in time for their eight-year anniversary, For The Record returned to The Sorting Room at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts to reinvent the hit that started it all. For The Record: Tarantino. (more...)

Paul F Tompkins Headlines We The People Improv FestivalPaul F Tompkins Headlines We The People Improv Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) has announced Paul F. Tompkins's Spontaneanation as the headlining act for the theater's first We The People Improv Festival, July 11 - 15, 2018. The full schedule is also available and ticket sales began May 11. (more...)

American Genre Film Archive to Release LADY STREET FIGHTER
on Blu-ray, August 14thAmerican Genre Film Archive to Release LADY STREET FIGHTER on Blu-ray, August 14th
by TV News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Alamo Drafthouse's American Genre Film Archive, the largest non-profit genre film archive in the world, is excited to announce an August 14, 2018 release date for LADY STREET FIGHTER on Blu-ray. (more...)

Evan Rachel Wood And Reeve Carney To Star In Live Music of Tarantino ConcertEvan Rachel Wood And Reeve Carney To Star In Live Music of Tarantino Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece, Pulp Fiction. To celebrate, Hollywood's raucous concert troupe, 'For The Record,' is taking their show on the road. Just in time for their eight-year anniversary, For The Record returns to The Sorting Room at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts July 12 - 15 to reinvent the hit that started it all. For The Record: Tarantino. (more...)

Thirteen Independent Feature Film Projects Selected to Attend Sundance Institute Directors & Screenwriters LabsThirteen Independent Feature Film Projects Selected to Attend Sundance Institute Directors & Screenwriters Labs
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Thirteen new independent feature projects from the U.S., Cuba, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, and Palestine have been selected for the 2018 Sundance Institute Directors and Screenwriters Labs. At the Directors Lab (May 28-June 21), filmmakers will rehearse, shoot and edit key scenes from their scripts, working closely with industry advisors, actors, and production crews to help drive creative growth via an immersive and hands-on experience at the Sundance Resort in Utah. The Screenwriters Lab from June 23-28  fosters a similar environment of dynamic inspiration as participants focus on the art and craft of screenplay writing with one-on-one support from Institute advisors . Overseen by Feature Film Program Founding Director Michelle Satter and Labs Director Ilyse McKimmie, the Labs begin a year-round continuum of customized support for Fellows, which can include creative mentorship, granting, and guidance from industry professionals.  (more...)

Paul F Tompkins Headlines We The People Improv FestivalPaul F Tompkins Headlines We The People Improv Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

Philly Improv Theater (PHIT) has announced Paul F. Tompkins's Spontaneanation as the headlining act for the theater's first We The People Improv Festival, July 11 - 15, 2018. The full schedule is also available and ticket sales began May 11. (more...)

BWW Interview:  Jim Lang Talks Composing for HEY ARNOLD!BWW Interview: Jim Lang Talks Composing for HEY ARNOLD!
by Brooke Yunis - May 19, 2018

Composer Jim Lang took the time to speak with me about HEY ARNOLD!'s iconic jazzy themes, what it's like returning to the world of HEY ARNOLD!, and his upcoming projects. (more...)

Academy Award Nominated PHANTOM THREAD Now Available on Blu-Ray & DVDAcademy Award Nominated PHANTOM THREAD Now Available on Blu-Ray & DVD
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director, the critically-acclaimed film Phantom Thread arrives today on Blu-ray and DVD, also available on Digital. Phantom Thread features a mesmerizing performance by Daniel Day-Lewis as an obsessed but elegant couture designer and the complex and intense influences he both exerts and attracts, especially on the women in his volatile, keenly-observed world including his formidable sister (Oscar-nominated Leslie Manville) and a strong-willed muse and lover (Vicky Krieps). Director, writer and producer Paul Thomas Anderson creates a spectacular world of heightened sensations and emotions, gorgeous style, rapturous artistry and unforgettable characters. (more...)

PHANTOM THREAD Now Available on Demand + On DVD & Blu-Ray April 10PHANTOM THREAD Now Available on Demand + On DVD & Blu-Ray April 10
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Director, the critically-acclaimed film Phantom Thread arrives today on Digital and on Blu-ray and DVD on April 10.  Phantom Thread features a mesmerizing performance by Daniel Day-Lewis as an obsessed but elegant couture designer and the complex and intense influences he both exerts and attracts, especially on the women in his volatile, keenly-observed world including his formidable sister (Oscar-nominated Leslie Manville) and a strong-willed muse and lover (Vicky Krieps). Director, writer and producer Paul Thomas Anderson creates a spectacular world of heightened sensations and emotions, gorgeous style, rapturous artistry and unforgettable characters.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Santa Barbara International Film Festival Outstanding Directors of the Year AwardPhoto Coverage: Santa Barbara International Film Festival Outstanding Directors of the Year Award
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival officially reached the midway point as Christopher Nolan (DUNKIRK), Jordan Peele (GET OUT), Paul Thomas Anderson (PHANTOM THREAD), Greta Gerwig (LADY BIRD), and Guillermo Del Toro (THE SHAPE OF WATER) were in town to receive the 2018 Outstanding Directors of the Year Award. The five Oscar® nominated directors arrived at the Arlington Theatre to a crowd of screaming fans eager to catch a glimpse of some of their favorite filmmakers.  (more...)

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, PHANTOM THREAD Coming to DVD and Blu-Ray This MarchFrom Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, PHANTOM THREAD Coming to DVD and Blu-Ray This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Three time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis earns his sixth Academy Award nomination as Reynolds Woodcock, the fastidious and controlling fashion designer whose glamorous and carefully tailored life is disrupted by love in Phantom Thread, arriving on Digital and the all-new digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on March 27, 2018 and on Blu-ray TM, DVD and On Demand on April 10, 2018 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Daniel Day-Lewis reunites with multi-Oscar nominated director, writer and producer Paul Thomas Anderson in this spectacular film praised as a 'pure delicious pleasure' (Guardian). The Blu-ray TM, DVD and Digital versions include special bonus features to give viewers a more in-depth look into the behind the scenes of the film. Phantom Thread received six Academy Awards nominations for Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Best Director, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Original Score and Best Costume Design. (more...)

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