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  • John Oliver goes for in-depth comedy with 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO

    John Oliver goes for in-depth comedy with 'Last Week Tonight' on HBO
    NEW YORK — John Oliver will have the crab cakes — but that's all, thanks. In a private dining room at HBO's plush headquarters overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, a waitress in a crisp black uniform asks the 37-year-old comedian if...
  • Pop culture's sacred cows? Just dare to dis them

    Pop culture's sacred cows? Just dare to dis them
    "You are a predictable snotty little journalist that had to take a shot at the Rolling Stones. Overrated? I think not. You, on the other hand, have accomplished nothing in your pathetic little career. Who are you? Just another third-rate . . . writer."...
  • 'Mad Men's' true legacy: Bringing high art to the TV masses

     'Mad Men's' true legacy: Bringing high art to the TV masses
    The state of Megan and Don's marriage, the return of Bad Mom Betty Draper, the advent of the Computer Age and the new tyrannical Peggy have been the subject of much communal handkerchief-twisting as "Mad Men" begins its extended-version swan song....
  • Nantucket Film Festival to Launch 2014 Lineup with 'The Skeleton Twins'

    The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener "The Skeleton Twins," a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. Sci-fi romance/mystery "I Origins," which stars Brit Marling...
  • 'The Boondocks' kicks off final season with record ratings

    'The Boondocks' kicks off final season with record ratings
    The fourth season of "The Boondocks" had a lot of things going against it: The series had been off the air since the last season ended in 2010, and it was produced without the involvement of the series' creator, Aaron McGruder. But the season premiere...
  • Danny Boyle in talks for Steve Jobs movie, possibly with DiCaprio

    Danny Boyle in talks for Steve Jobs movie, possibly with DiCaprio
    Over a 20-year career making stylized, often genre-tinged films, Danny Boyle has been known to look at a well-worn area in new and dynamic ways. With a potential Steve Jobs movie, he could be taking on a worthy subject. The British auteur is in...
  • Danny Boyle Boards Steve Jobs Movie; Leo DiCaprio to Star?

    Oscar-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle is in early talks to direct Sony's Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs." Scott Rudin is producing, with Aaron Sorkin penning the script based on the Walter Isaacson biography "Steve Jobs," to which Sony acquired the rights...
  • Entertainment Education: America's Film School Programs

    American Film Institute, Los Angeles Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
  • Aaron Sorkin apologizes for 'The Newsroom'

    Aaron Sorkin apologizes for 'The Newsroom'
    Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama "The Newsroom" has one more season, but before it leaves the air, the show's creator wanted to clear the air with his fans. And he took a moment during an event at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York on Monday to do just that....
  • Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say

    Silicon Valley satire nails the culture, geeks say
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment. But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...
  • Kevin Spacey Regales the Crowd With 20-Minute Speech at Museum of the Moving Image Tribute

    "Who is Kevin Spacey? The man's talent has more facets than a diamond," said Chazz Palminteri at Museum of the Moving Image's salute to the "House of Cards" actor Wednesday night on the Upper East Side. As clips played from some of his most standout...
  • David Fincher Passes on Sony's Steve Jobs Biopic

    After showing early interest in the project, sources tell Variety that David Fincher will not direct "Jobs," Sony's biopic on Steve Jobs. Fincher was never officially attached to the project, which would have reteamed him with "The Social Network" scribe...