Finally! Some good news out of Arizona!! The state's Republican lawmakers recently pissed off, well, everyone when they passed Senate Bill 1062, a measure which sought to legally condone many types of discrimination under the guise of protecting religious freedom. Thankfully, mercifully, Governor Jan Brewer has come to her senses — just moments ago she VETOED that [...]
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer faced growing pressure from all corners Tuesday to veto a controversial bill that has been assailed as condoning discrimination against gays and lesbians in the state, as reports indicated she’s leaning against the legislation. Show More Summary
The Arizona senate has passed a new bill, which allows business owners to deny services to homosexual customers. Similar legislation has cropped up in numerous states throughout the nation. Critics argue that the legislation condones discrimination. Show More Summary
A Kansas bill allowing people, groups, and businesses to discriminate against gay couples based on religious beliefs which passed the House yesterday in a 72-49 vote looks unlikely to gain passage in the state Senate, President Susan Wagle, R-Wichita, indicated...
A biopic about the legendary, late comedian Richard Pryor has been in the works for years now. Eddie Murphy was once slated to star in a film from Dreamgirls director Bill Condon, and then Marlon Wayans was supposed to replace him a year later, but the project never came to fruition. Show More Summary
The musical 'Side Show' flopped on Broadway in 1997 but won an enduring audience. Bill Condon enters the scene to relaunch the musical. Not all problems are solved, but there's power aplenty. — When "Side Show" first appeared on Broadway...Show More Summary
The Fifth Estate, Bill Condon's film, now in theaters, about WikiLeaks and its divisive founder, Julian Assange, ends on an amusingly self-reflexive note: Assange (as played by Benedict Cumberbatch) being interviewed about the very film the audience has just seen. "If you want to know the truth, no one is going to tell you the truth. They're only going to...
'Side Show' at La Jolla Playhouse, about the conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton, 'really does wear its heart on its sleeve,' director Bill Condon says. SAN DIEGO — Strands of Christmas lights bathed the La Jolla Playhouse stageShow More Summary
The musical Side Show gained a significant cult following when it premiered on Broadway in 1997, and it seems the
Snowstorm possible on East Coast next week. Michael Musto and Amy Sacco lament the death of nightlife in NYC: "“There’s no more naughty in New York,” she said. “No more of the charm and grit that made this city mysterious...
Good call, “Twilight” producers, for keeping this creepy-ass animatronic baby out of the film! In the boxed set for the movie saga, director Bill Condon explained how the props department tried to create an “otherworldly”-looking baby for Edward and Bella but little Renesmee turned more into “Chuckesmee” — a baby Chucky doll. BRB, off to [...]
Have you seen the creepy Twilight doll that was originally slated to appear in the second half of Breaking Dawn? Let’s put it this way: Child’s Play has absolutely nothing on Renesmee. Before director Bill Condon and producer Wyck Godfrey decided to user computer-generated imagery to create Bella and Edward’s rapidly-aging baby, the filmmakers put... Show More Summary
Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's 1997 musical about the conjoined Hilton Sisters gets a deep, dark re-imagining. Read the full article on AICN Sixteen years ago, composer Henry Krieger and lyricist Bill Russell perplexed Broadway audiences with a strange new musical called SIDE SHOW. Show More Summary
Here’s something you might have missed: this past weekend, Benedict Cumberbatch hit screens nationwide as WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in Bill Condon’s much maligned biopic, The Fifth Estate. Given the media’s incriminating portrayal...Show More Summary
This weekend, Bill Condon‘s The Fifth Estate suffered the worst opening of 2013, bringing in an unfathomable $1.7m from 1769 theaters. Getaway opened better. Movie 43 opened better. Naturally, nobody is more pleased with this news than...Show More Summary
Here's a list of movies that had better opening weekends than Bill Condon's "The Fifth Estate" while also debuting on more than 1,500 screens: "Machete Kills," "Battle of the Year," "Movie 43," "Paranoia," "Getaway," "Dead Man Down" and "The Last Stand," among many, many others. Show More Summary
Julian Assange may have the last laugh on "The Fifth Estate." Bill Condon's new film, about the rise of WikiLeaks with Benedict Cumberbatch playing Assange, was dead on arrival at the box office on Friday, grossing just $587,000 in seventh place. Show More Summary
How do you make a movie about someone who's not only an important world figure, but someone who doesn't want a movie made about them at all? How do you play a guy who's changing all the time, and whose complicated view of the world has...Show More Summary
Bill Condon sets the record straight on his film's heightened reality, his star's crossover potential and Julian Assange as a rapist.
Who is Julian Assange? The Fifth Estate tries to answer part of that question using Benedict Cumberbatch. The British actor plays the founder of the website that’s become a thorn in the government’s side. Director Bill Condon takes us into the organization that puts entire nations under fire, including the mighty U.S. of A. The Players [...]