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  • Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel predicts snubs and surprises for noms

    Oscars 2014: Buzzmeter panel predicts snubs and surprises for noms
    With Oscar nominations coming Thursday morning, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists -- Entertainment Weekly's Anthony Breznican, Fandango's Dave Karger, Anne Thompson from Thompson on Hollywood, the Los Angeles Times' Betsy Sharkey and Glenn...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • Subtle shades of greatness frame cinematography nominations

    Subtle shades of greatness frame cinematography nominations
    Gray is the new black. Night, the new day. Rain, the new sun. Clouds gather, shadows linger. The Oscar-nominated cinematographers' images fill the screen with a beauty only possible in worlds gone monochromatic, turning the most elemental of color...
  • The life of Elizabeth Taylor. So, big, so blazing -- so underwritten!

    "LET me explain this. I take a step on the terrace. Where I was just a memory. I take another step -- a memory. Look! A shooting star. It's gone. Shot! It's a memory!" "You seem very wrought up, dear." So it went between Elizabeth Taylor and Noel Coward...
  • Today's film characters may be unlikable, but they're not unworthy

    These days, it seems as if the collective voice of moviegoers echoes the Taylor Swift lament "Why you gotta be so mean?" And for once they're not talking about me or my fellow critics. The discontent and, in some cases, the disdain is directed at some...
  • Jimmy Fallon to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

    "Saturday Night Live" has set a dream team for its Dec. 21 broadcast, as "SNL" alum Jimmy Fallon returns to host for the second time since exiting the show in 2004, with musical guest Justin Timberlake. Paul Rudd is also scheduled to host the Peacock's...
  • 'Alpha House' Ranks as Amazon Video's No. 1 TV Series with Freeview

    Perhaps proving only that you can't beat free, Amazon Studio's first entry into originals, political satire "Alpha House," has ranked as the top TV series on the e-retailer's paid and subscription video services since the second and third episodes debuted...
  • 'Alpha House' is most-watched show on Amazon Prime

    Amazon said its original series "Alpha House," a political comedy written by Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau and starring John Goodman, was the most-watched show on its Prime Instant Video service through the weekend. The first three episodes of "Alpha...
  • TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire

    TV Picks: 'Alpha House,' 'Eagleheart,' JFK on TCM, Lincoln by wire
    "Alpha House" (Amazon). Yonder comes the first fruit of Amazon Studios' semi-innovative pilot derby, upon which I reported and opined at length last spring — see here, here and here — marking its arrival as a producer of original streaming...
  • 'Alpha House' is most-watched show on Amazon Prime

    'Alpha House' is most-watched show on Amazon Prime
    Amazon said its original series "Alpha House," a political comedy written by Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau and starring John Goodman, was the most-watched show on its Prime Instant Video service through the weekend. The first three episodes of "Alpha...
  • Review: Amazon's 'Betas'

    Anyone can get lucky once, but it's that second winner - "Breaking Bad," in AMC's case, or Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" - that establishes a service as a genuine player. Amazon started promisingly with "Alpha House," and moving along the Greek...
  • 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Star Oscar Isaac Compares Coens to Chekhov at AFI Fest Closing

    After a week of musicals and dramas, the AFI Fest ended with a bit of both when the Institute closed its annual celebration with a screening of Joel and Ethan Coen's folk music-tinged drama, "Inside Llewyn Davis," Nov. 14 at Hollywood's TCL Chinese. "I...