| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Starz in August premieres "Outlander," its most anticipated series since "Spartacus."
The 16-episode first season comes from exec producer Ron Moore ("Battlestar Galactica") and is based on Diana Gabaldon's immensely popular "Outlander" book series. It...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Remember Sling, the company that pioneered place-shifting TV? Well, not only is it still around, but it just released a cheaper and more refined Slingbox.
Sling made its mark by giving consumers remote access to the live and recorded video they could get...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
BOURG MADAME, France - New York-based Film Movement has closed U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Ameris' "Marie's Story," which world premieres at next week's Locarno Festival as a Piazza Grande screening.
The sale and Locarno berth - a Piazza Grande slot is...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:37 PM
"Altman" (Epix, Wednesday). Ron Mann, the director of the documentaries "Twist" and "Comic Book Confidential," has made a movie about Robert Altman. There is no American director working in my lifetime whose work has meant more to me than Altman, and...
| Jul 24, 2014
New highs, warthog wizards and a robot boy on the run figure into upcoming Image Comics titles from acclaimed writers […]...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Musicals, a mystery — and a mystery musical — are ahead from the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in Sanford. The community theater, at 201 S. Magnolia Ave., has filled its season with hit Broadway musicals and a tried-and-true thriller...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The Melon Patch Players in Leesburg have planned a fascinatingly diverse season, including a pair of shows set on the eve of World War II, not one but two beloved musicals, a lesser-known musical, an Agatha Christie whodunit and a recent Broadway hit....
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
You might say Bruce Boxleitner owes his career to Marshal Dillon.
As a young actor in Hollywood, Boxleitner was taken under the wing of TV superstar James Arness, who had played the heroic marshal on "Gunsmoke."
"He changed my life," said Boxleitner....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
BOGOTA - Positioning itself as a key Colombian player both for producing film and TV for international markets and providing services on international shoots, Bogota-based Dynamo, a founding member of Participant PanAmerica, is moving into production on...
| Jul 4, 2014
As a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication, we asked several Chicago-area authors to tell us about favorite characters from childhood books. Here's what they said....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 3:50 PM
David Suchet, best known for his television portrayal of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot, plays another canny scrutinizer of nefarious human behavior in Roger Crane's "The Last Confession," a straightforward political drama sexing itself up as a...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:47 AM
"Kid President: Declaration of Awesome" (Hub Network, Saturdays). Young Internet phenom Robby Novak, now 10, is the star of this whole-family-friendly half-hour series, expanded from the short online "pep talks" -- at once mock-inspirational and...