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  • TV Picks: 'Dancing on the Edge,' 'Clash,' 'Birthday Boys,' 'Nashville'

    TV Picks: 'Dancing on the Edge,' 'Clash,' 'Birthday Boys,' 'Nashville'
    "Dancing on the Edge" (Starz, Saturdays). Stephen Poliakoff ("The Lost Prince") wrote and directed this early-1930s period piece set at the intersection of jazz and aristocracy. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Louis Lester, a black British jazz genius whose career...
  • Amazon takes aim at Netflix, other rivals with 'Betas,' 'Alpha House'

    Amazon takes aim at Netflix, other rivals with 'Betas,' 'Alpha House'
    Will you go Prime? That's a question of increasing importance for Amazon Studios as its second original television series, "Betas," gets underway. The show, which premiered last month and continues to roll out new episodes on Fridays, is about a group...
  • Review: Amazon's Senate comedy 'Alpha House' is confirmed funny

    Review: Amazon's Senate comedy 'Alpha House' is confirmed funny
    "Alpha House," a new sitcom premiering Friday via Amazon, is the first fruit of the Amazon Studios pilot derby, which this spring gave ordinary citizens with Internet access a chance to rate and comment on a variety of pilots. The retailer-cum-streaming-...
  • Michael Connelly, 'Bosch' make a case for series on Amazon Prime

    Michael Connelly, 'Bosch' make a case for series on Amazon Prime
    Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch has put away a cavalcade of criminals and ne'er-do-wells during his 20-plus years as an LAPD homicide detective, all the time sticking to his strict code of ethics and sense of justice. But while Bosch — the creation of...
  • The Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' aims to keep 1960s folk scene real

    The Coens' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' aims to keep 1960s folk scene real
    NEW YORK — A single song bookends "Inside Llewyn Davis," the forthcoming film from Joel and Ethan Coen about a week in the life of a struggling singer in the New York folk scene of the early 1960s. It's a gentle guitar ballad starring a dangling...
  • Jacqueline Bisset remains timeless and in demand

    Jacqueline Bisset remains timeless and in demand
    Early in her career, Jacqueline Bisset discovered that she didn't need to be in every shot of a movie. Bisset came to that realization while making Jerry Paris' underrated 1970 drama "The Grasshopper," which cast her  as a wide-eyed teenager from...
  • From page to screen and back again

    From page to screen and back again
    The memoir "12 Years A Slave" was published in 1853, a year after Harriet Beecher Stowe's classic, "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Now Solomon Northup's personal narrative is a bestseller — 161 years after it first came out — through a tie-in to the...
  • George Clooney Saves Masterpieces In 'Monuments Men' Trailer

    George Clooney, Matt Damon and Cate Blanchett are plotting the salvation of artistic masterpieces in "The Monuments Men" in a new trailer, two months before the offbeat WWII drama opens Dec. 18. "You want to go into a war zone and tell our boys what they...
  • Step Aside, Netflix: Amazon's Entering the Original Series Race

    It's 7:18 a.m. at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, N.Y., and John Goodman is yawning. The ursine actor is up early for a shoot at the studio's Stage K, an 18,000-square-foot facility where he's shooting "Alpha House," a new TV series in which he...
  • George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' Pushed to 2014

    As the latest potential Oscar contender to exit the awards race, Sony's George Clooney-directed WWII drama "The Monuments Men" has moved to first quarter 2014. According to Clooney, the film won't be ready in time to make its original Dec. 18 release...
  • George Clooney's 'Monuments Men' Moves To Feb. 7

    Sony has shifted George Clooney's WWII drama "The Monuments Men" to Feb. 7. Move came two days after Clooney announced that the film would not be ready in time to make its original Dec. 18 release date -- forcing Sony to ditch its awards campaign. The...
  • Big-screen blind spot, Halloween edition: 'Arachnophobia'

    Big-screen blind spot, Halloween edition: 'Arachnophobia'
    Once in a while, a movie slips under your radar. For about, oh, 20 years. In ‘Big-screen blind spot,’ we sit down with those ‘classic’ movies everybody but us has seen and give them the nostalgia critic treatment. Confession: I...