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  • BBC America sets Aug. 19 premiere for 'Copper'

    BBC America sets Aug. 19 premiere for 'Copper'
    BBC America has set an Aug. 19 premiere date for its first original drama series, "Copper." The 10-episode season was created by Tom Fontana ("Oz," "Homicide: Life on the Streets," "St. Elsewhere") and Will Rokos ("Monster's Ball," "Southland"). Barry...
  • The Woman Behind the New Documentary about Connecticut's Real-Life Horse Whisperer

    The Woman Behind the New Documentary about Connecticut's Real-Life Horse Whisperer
    Buck Brannaman inspired both the Nicholas Evans novel The Horse Whisperer and later the subsequent Robert Redford film adaptation. Now he’s the subject of a documentary. Buck, which opens on June 23 across the country,is a sincere and sturdy...
  • Toronto Film Fest: Genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie

    Toronto Film Fest: Genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie
    The Toronto International Film Festival will debut genre movies from Barry Levinson, Rob Zombie and Martin McDonagh, among others, for the Midnight Madness portion of its festival, which runs from Sept. 6-16. Programmed by TIFF's resident genre expert...
  • Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup

    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney, others headline Toronto documentary lineup
    Ken Burns, Alex Gibney and Julien Temple headline the Toronto International Film Festival's documentary lineup this year, a program that also features work by Marina Zenovich and Matthew Cooke. Fans of nonfiction film can take in movies on everything...
  • TV review: 'Copper' takes its time to captivate

    TV review: 'Copper' takes its time to captivate
    The New York City of 1864 in "Copper" rots with bank robberies, racism, police corruption, murders and economic dispair. If you think about it, those problems still plague society today, making BBC America's original scripted series, from creators Tom...
  • Lou Jacobi dies at 95; character actor

    Lou Jacobi dies at 95; character actor
    Lou Jacobi, an actor who was known for comic roles and won praise in dramatic ones over a long career in the theater and movies, including Woody Allen's "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex" and Barry Levinson's “Avalon,” has died....
  • Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian

    Trying to get to the heart of Jack Kevorkian
    At the crux of the lingering debate over Dr. Jack Kevorkian is an unresolved question of character: What kind of guy would devote his life to helping other people die? Was he a compassionate visionary, fighting to end the suffering of the ill, or was...
  • ESPN prepares to offer 30 documentaries in 15 months

     
    On Friday I attended a panel discussion on the making of sports documentaries that featured four filmmaking luminaries: Albert Maysles ("Gimme Shelter," "Grey Gardens"), Barry Levinson ("Diner," "The Natural," "Rain Man"), Barbara Kopple ("Harlan County...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'So You Think You Can Dance' in Vegas

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 4 - 10 in PDF format This week's TV Movies CALLBACKS: Tyce Diorio, left, Mia Michaels, Debbie Allen, Adam Shankman, Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe judge contestants in the......
  • Mike Nichols adds AFI Life Achievement Award to crowded mantle

     
    Director Mike Nichols will be feted by the American Film Institute next summer with a life achievement award. Nichols is the only one of the 10 winners of the entertainment awards grand slam -- Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy -- to be honored by the AFI....
  • Atocha record cabinet: A modern solution for old vinyl

     
    Designed by Jennifer Levin Atocha out of necessity -- she could not find a good-looking cabinet to house her vinyl records -- the midcentury-inspired record cabinet will please the most obsessive of music collectors. (Think Daniel Stern's character...
  • Monday's Highlights: Kate Gosselin is interviewed by Natalie Morales

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TV MOM: Kate Gosselin, above, discusses the end of her marriage and her TV show in an interview with......