The Iditarod sled dog race is a notoriously grueling and highly competitive trek through the Alaskan interior. The race kicks off with a ceremonial start in Anchorage and goes for anywhere from eight to 15 days. The competitors endure blizzards that can cause whiteout conditions, sub-zero temperatures and gale-force
A red-carpet pre-show with (among others) David Bowie, Sean Connery, Iman, Jude Law, Sienna Miller, Barbara Walters, and Naomi Watts--the Academy awards? Live translations in multiple languages--the United Nations? Thousands blocking traffic and staring at Times Square video screens--New Year's Eve? Custom-built,
In FX Network's The Riches, a family of rural Louisiana con artists finds themselves benefiting from a case of mistaken identity when they move into a wealthy suburb. They pretend to be the new family the neighbors were expecting when, in fact, the real family they're impersonating has been killed. The brainchild of
The TV format known as competition reality has visited the cutthroat world of corporate America (NBC's The Apprentice), followed contestants worldwide in their quest for adventure (CBS' The Amazing Race) and peeked into the inner sanctum of the legal profession (Fox's The Partner). But leave it to cable's Bravo,
In Fay Grim, Director Hal Hartley revisits some of the characters from his 1997 film, Henry Fool, particularly Fay (Parker Posey), who finds herself caught up in international intrigue involving a series of mysterious journals and a dogged CIA agent (Jeff Goldblum) that takes her from her Queens home to Paris and
Courteney Cox is tabloid editor Lucy Spiller on Dirt, an FX series about a tell-all newspaper that delves into the dark side of glitz and celebrity. Though Dirt, created by Matthew Carnahan, is designed to be edgily comedic, it is essentially a dramatic series-which not long ago would have screamed out to be shot on
One of the most important milestones in every young man's life is the day he moves out of his parents' house and into a place all his own. For Doug, Craig and Brody, three best friends, that move is made in style. Due to an equitable settlement they collected after their dog, Ballsy, was maimed in a tragic
"In the beginning..."
"...Mel came to me," says Cinematographer Dean Semler, ASC, ACS, referring to Mel Gibson, who directed Apocalypto and produced it through his Icon Productions. "He came to me two years ago and asked if I knew anything about digital cinematography."
It was 2004, and Gibson was making
Mark Haefeli knows Paul McCartney. But, as the rock-doc director notes, his friends often ask him, "Do you know Paul McCartney?"
The fact is, most Beatles fans feel they know their favorite bass player. The degree to which McCartney and his music have affected them-from "Beatle freak" families in the Midwest to
Most people don't like to think about the potential extinction of humanity, but much science fiction has centered on that dark topic. It also happens to be an underlying theme of the Battlestar Galactica franchise, which was born as a feature film and TV series in 1978.
In 2003, Sci Fi channel launched a