| Jul 11, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The name "Fargo" obviously brings good fortune.
The quirky 1996 Coen brothers movie was nominated for best picture and picked up two Oscars for actress Frances McDormand and writing.
Now FX's acclaimed 10-part miniseries "Fargo" — which has no...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Coming off the enthusiastic reception of the Bennett Miller-directed drama "Foxcatcher" at the Cannes Film Festival last month, Channing Tatum looks to be working toward his own version of a McConaissance.
Like Matthew McConaughey, who made the leap...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 10:12 AM
"Fargo," one of the real highlights of the past TV season, will return with a second installment, and "Louie" will be back for a fifth season, FX announced Monday.
The first "Fargo" season, starring Bill Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman, received 18 Emmy...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:30 PM
If you should have the good fortune to visit Sicily in June, the last thing you want to do is sit inside and watch movies. That's just as well for the Taormina Film Festival, since half the movies are shown outdoors in the Teatro Antico, and the other...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:37 AM
Opening with a literal bang and filled with jaw-dropping twists, "Jackpot" alternates between the investigation of a messy crime scene at stripper bar/porn shop Pink Heaven and flashbacks showing how witness/suspect Oscar (Kyrre Hellum) wound up there,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A bilingual genre two-hander in search of common ground between Haruki Murakami's low-key alienation and the Coen brothers' deadpan existentialism, Dave Boyle's "Man From Reno" is hardly the equal of its inspirations, but it nonetheless makes for a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:07 AM
The remarkable life of Louis Zamperini — the Olympic runner turned World War II bombardier who survived a plane crash in the Pacific, being stranded in a raft and being tortured by the Japanese — has ended. Zamperini died Wednesday at the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
With Stacey Snider's planned exit from DreamWorks, the co-chair and CEO has handed off the day-to-day creative reins to production president Holly Bario, who is one of the lead candidates to succeed the executive when her contract expires at year end....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:30 PM
(NOTE: This piece reveals details about the ending of "Magic in the Moonlight.")
Amid this unusually busy season for faith-based cinema -- or whatever we should call 2014's bumper crop of Christian-themed and/or spiritually inclined movies, from "Son...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Joel and Ethan Coen's upcoming drama "Hail, Caesar!" is shaping up to be a veritable constellation of stars, with Scarlett Johansson and Jonah Hill emerging as the latest names attached to the project.
Variety first reported that Johansson is in talks...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:20 AM
Fans of director David Lynch should be especially excited about "Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery" (CBS/Paramount, $134.99), a new Blu-ray version of the 1990-91 TV series and 1992 movie about a small town, a mystery and a whole lot of weird doings.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:29 AM
"Unbroken," the Angelina Jolie-directed biopic about the Olympic runner and World War II hero Louis Zamperini, could be in for a race of its own.
The first trailer for the Universal Pictures film has debuted, and it bears many of the hallmarks of an...