| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:43 PM
The Emmys mostly served up a repeat night Sunday as old favorites collected the prizes. So the greatest excitement surrounded the freshman winners from Showtime's “Homeland.” The espionage thriller was named best drama series, ending the...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Anticipation was high for writer Julian Fellowes' internationally acclaimed sequel to last year's Emmy-winning miniseries, shown in the U.S. on PBS' "Masterpiece Classic."
Co-star Maggie Smith earned her own Emmy, and she's back along with Hugh...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Last year’s Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival opened with a gamble: a little-known French film with no box-office stars that was not only shot in black-and-white, but came with another layer of anachronistic provocation. It was a silent...
| May 3, 2012
| 11:14 AM
OK, "Call me Ishmael" is punchier. But the first sentence of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" ("It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife") is right up there in the Famous...
| May 13, 2012
| 1:16 AM
It’s like The Golden Girls if done by Merchant-Ivory.
Okay, it’s not that bad. Sure, a lot of the script feels like it’s a TV sitcom, and hey…it was written by a TV writer.
The steller British cast includes Tom Wilkinson (who...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:04 AM
One of the biggest international television sensations of recent years combines its first two rounds on home video, as Emmy-winning writer Julian Fellowes' saga combines factual and fictional elements in an "Upstairs, Downstairs"-style scenario about...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Sorry, I tried my best to not doze off during the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards. There were a few interesting moments (Seth Rogen concealing his erection, the clever acceptance speech from the folks at Modern Family, every Elton John...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:45 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramas at the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor.
ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards,...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:41 PM
"Homeland" played the role of spoiler Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, taking prizes that seemed reserved for the likes of "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad."
Showtime's espionage thriller was named best drama, blocking the chance for AMC's "Mad Men"...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:03 AM
Drama Series: Homeland
Comedy Series: Modern Family
Miniseries or Movie: Game Change
Variety, Comedy or Musical Series: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
Reality-Competition Program: The Amazing Race
Host, Reality or Reality-Competition Program: Tom...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The Toronto International Film Festival has chosen "Looper," director Rian Johnson's "thinking-man actioner" starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis, to open its 10-day event starting Sept. 6. The film stars Gordon-Levitt as a time-traveling...