| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Thanks to Chloe Sevigny's interesting resume, her presence raised hopes that A&E's latest stab at (overtly) scripted programming, "Those Who Kill," might be more than just another serial-killer procedural -- "Criminal Minds XXVII," as it were. Alas, no...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
"Bates Motel" The A&E prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's iconic "Psycho" sounded like such a bad idea, even in the hands of Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Kerry Ehrin ("Friday Night Lights"). Who would want to watch the presumably Freudian-nightmarish young...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Channing Tatum and wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum have named their baby girl Everly.
The "White House Down" actor, who has also starred in "Magic Mike" and "21 Jump Street," welcomed his baby girl on May 31 in London, where he is filming the Wachowskis' sci-...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Alfred Hitchcock's reputation as a filmmaker was already on the rise when he died 32 years ago. Since then it has consistently (and rightly) grown ever greater. At the same time, his reputation as a person has taken a lot of blows ... whether rightly or...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Nina Dobrev has split with her "Vampire Diaries" costar Ian Somerhalder.
It's too bad that whole "sire bond" thing doesn't work in real life.
Dobrev, 24, and Somerhalder, 34, who play the star-crossed lovers newbie vampire Elena Gilbert and bad-boy...
| Oct 25, 2012
A big-budget film's marketing mission is simple: Eliminate the idea of an unsuspecting audience. Did people know what they were getting when they got "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? Yes. They got what they were shown in the 30-second ads, over and...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:20 PM
David Mitchell's 2004 novel “Cloud Atlas” was ambitious, sometimes confounding, and absolutely riveting. Viewers are likely to find the film “Cloud Atlas” — written and directed by Tom Tykwer (“Run Lola Run”)...
| Dec 18, 2011
It was a love story between two fashion icons for the ages. Wallis Simpson, the chic (and twice-divorced) American cast such a spell that, in 1936, her lover, England's King Edward VIII, gave up the throne to marry her. Together, as the Duke and Duchess...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 2:53 PM
When I talked to Graham Norton in December, his "scrappy mixed terrier thing" kept interrupting by attacking her loudest toy. Her name, he said, is Madge, which led me to ask if she's named after Madonna.
"Well yes, but I didn't do it! I don't want to...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Madonna's stamp is on this drama as its director, as it explores the history-shaking relationship of King Edward VIII (James D'Arcy) and Wallis Simpson (Andrea Riseborough), as a contemporary woman (Abbie Cornish) finds letters that detail the famous,...