| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Amazon.com will debut five pilots as part of its third pilot season on Aug. 28 in the U.S. and the U.K., including comedies from Steven Soderbergh and Whit Stillman and dramatic thrillers from Marc Forster and Shaun Cassidy.
The five pilots to be...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Wellington polo executive John Goodman so far has failed to persuade the judge in his DUI manslaughter case to move his upcoming retrial out of Palm Beach County to a place where it's easier to find unbiased jurors.
But now Goodman appears to have a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Amazon is turning to its consumers to help decide which of the new television shows premiering Friday to add to its programming lineup, democratizing a process that was once reserved for a rarefied group of network executives.
The online retailer will...
| Aug 1, 2014
Two United Services staff members will lead a national webinar on the transition to the fifth edition of the "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" (DSM-5) on July 29. The DSM is the standard classification of mental disorders used by...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It is easy now to identify the most famous name from the baseball box score dated July 11, 1914.
However, one hundred summers ago at Boston's Fenway Park, the annotation "Ruth" was not historically significant.
The baby-faced pitcher, only months...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 1:21 PM
"Doonesbury," the classic comic strip, has had to take a back seat as its cartoonist, Garry Trudeau, focuses on his Amazon original series, "Alpha House," but that doesn't mean the old hasn't helped inform the new.
Trudeau took part in a panel for his...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:30 PM
John Goodman is in talks to star in the Paramount Insurge and Bad Robot thriller "Valencia."
Dan Trachtenberg will direct, with J.J. Abrams producing for Bad Robot. Paramount had no comment.
The majority of the movie takes place in an underground...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:46 AM
"Modern Family" has won the Emmy for comedy series four years running. The only show to take it five straight years? "Frasier." Should "Family" win again, we might need therapy. An early look at this year's comedy races.
| May 22, 2014
| 6:38 AM
Kevin Hines said that he felt “instant regret” the moment he gave in to despair and catapulted himself over the railing of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge, plummeting to the waters beneath. He’s here to tell his tale only...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:00 PM
If your name were Brando Skyhorse, you'd probably get a lot of practice telling your life story. You might wish you could just tell the story once, really well, and put it behind you.
At least one person's name is Brando Skyhorse, and he's written a...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:30 AM
It's not just that the Autobots look more distinctive and easier to tell apart than ever in "Transformers: Age of Extinction" -- as Optimus Prime never tires of reminding us, these robots have actual souls. So who cares if the human characters are even...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:25 PM
After nearly three hours in the crucible that is "Transformers: Age of Extinction," a sort of shorthand might be helpful to discuss the fourth edition of the ginormous action franchise ruled by the iron fist of director Michael Bay.
To that end, let's...