TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 8p & 10p ET, Shai Agassi, founder and chief executive officer of Palo Alto, California-based Better Place LLC, discusses electric vehicles, battery technology and the start-up company’s plans for a global electric car infrastructure. Director Darren Aronofsky and actress Natalie Portman discuss the film ``Black Swan.’’
The 12th Tribeca Film Festival, which opens Wednesday and continues through April 28, may not be the biggest edition ever mounted. Yet it’s still enormous enough to be overwhelming, with 89 feature films, 60 shorts and five interactive projects from 37 countries.
I have one sure-fire prediction for Sunday night’s Academy Awards telecast: Co-hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway won’t be cracking jokes about Charlie Sheen ’s substance abuse, Ashton Kutcher ’s love life or gay Scientologists.