| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:50 AM
His 2010 book, "A Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS and Dangerous Days," was turned into the film "Captain Phillips," which earned six Oscar nominations and starred Tom Hanks. Richard Phillips, 58, says having his ship, the Maersk Alabama,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Avi Nir, CEO of Keshet Media Group, will be giving a keynote address as part of MIPTV's Media Mastermind Keynote Series.
Nir speaks primarily as a broadcaster and cultural leader, and also serves as an executive producer on Showtime's "Homeland," for...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON — For the second straight year, a story taken from the pages of American history triumphed at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards, with "12 Years a Slave" winning prizes for best film and for leading actor Chiwetel Ejiofor....
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:36 PM
Alfonso Cuaron won the Directors Guild of America’s award for directorial achievement in feature film for “Gravity,” the outer space survival story starring Sandra Bullock.
"This is truly an honor and I'm humbled by it," Cuaron said as...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 11:48 AM
For too long moviegoers have had little exposure to the short films nominated each year for an Oscar, certainly not in the weeks prior to the ceremony. The awards for shorts — defined as shorter than 40 minutes and divided into three categories:...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Last year closed with several strong candidates for Best Picture. It's hard to narrow them down to a 10-best list, but these are my picks without ranking them in order.
This was a hallmark year with three major films focused on the African American...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:44 AM
The Super Bowl isn't the only game in television Sunday.
But it will be the main event, because the NFL extravaganza is usually the year's most-watched telecast. The Denver Broncos play the Seattle Seahawks at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on Fox. Bruno Mars, a...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 7:50 AM
It is not hard to know what American publisher, bookseller and editor Frederic Melcher had in mind when he proposed the creation of an annual award for the year's best children's book: "To encourage original creative work in the field of books for...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 11:01 AM
George Clooney's World War II art heist film advanced into theaters Thursday night with a studio-estimated $550,000 in ticket sales from showings starting at 7 p.m.
"Monuments Men," a Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox co-production that cost $70...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:32 PM
"There's footage in this that people haven't seen for years, so it's going to be great fun for them, I think," says Robert Osborne, who was interviewed for the TCM documentary "And the Oscar Goes to ..."...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 4:26 PM
One nice thing about the contemporary world of comedy is its abundance of small gifts. You can thank the Internet for this; it may have destroyed bookstores and record stores and much else I hold/held dear, but it created the video version of the...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:08 AM
With the Grammys over and the awards season now heading toward a climax with the Academy Awards on March 2, one thing has become obvious: Not all Hollywood parties are created equal.
Both before and after each big awards ceremony, there are multiple...