| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Pinning down the "best" scene of any Oscar-nominated performance is something of a Stygian nightmare for producers because — as they correctly protest — if an actor or actress has been nominated, they have far more than one great scene. But...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Airing Monday night on HBO, "Seduced and Abandoned" is a meta-documentary in which actor Alec Baldwin and his filmmaker pal James Toback take a look at the arbitrary deal-making process behind today's movie business.
Toback and Baldwin roamed the Cannes...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced five minutes ago and the awards won't be announced for another month. But let's take a wild stab at predicting the winners anyway. Not that this group is that hard to read. SAG voters have...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Did you feel sad when the Miley Cyrus-hosted episode of "Saturday Night Live" ended a few weeks ago, knowing that you probably wouldn’t get to see the singer twerk or stick her tongue out on the show for another season? Well, Christmas came early...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
“A Red Wheelbarrow,” the latest installment of Showtime’s “Homeland,” refers to a cryptic text message sent by case officer Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) as she closes in on the CIA headquarters bomber.
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Cable network A&E said on Friday it was bringing back family patriarch Phil Robertson to the hit reality show "Duck Dynasty" after fans protested his suspension over anti-gay remarks and big-name corporate sponsors stuck by the series.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 5:48 PM
If you say the name three times, will it appear? "Beetlejuice 2" doesn't roll off the tongue quite as easily as plain old "Beetlejuice," but momentum appears to be gaining for the movie just the same.
Tim Burton and Michael Keaton both are reportedly...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Last time we saw the Governor (his cameo last week excluded) he was gunning down his own people and driving off to parts unknown. Now? It's all fist bumps and pinkie swears.
After existing off-screen as a boogieman for most of the season, the Governor...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
NeNe Leakes had a health scare, yes, but it wasn't a heart attack, the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star said Tuesday.
"My arms are hurting wit these IV's #blessedtobealive," the reality TV star and actress tweeted Monday with a photo of her arms laden...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 8:43 AM
"The Biggest Loser" trainer Bob Harper opened up his heart, revealing for the first time on national TV that he is gay.
And then he watched his heart get broken.
Harper's prime-time declaration -- while not exactly a surprise -- was still shocking for...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:24 PM
NBC's announcement Tuesday that Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will host the next two Golden Globe telecasts doesn't just promise happy viewers and high ratings, it marks the end of a local rags-to-riches story: the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn., like the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Southern Italy's “pizzica taranta” tradition began centuries ago as therapy for the victim of a particular kind of deadly spider bite, and gradually evolved into a kind of hours-long musical exorcism, a psychic healing for depression and fear....