| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As the Halloween 2013 season fast approaches, there will once again be plenty of Halloween TV programming to enjoy, from terrifying frights to more family-friendly fare. Here is some of the notable Halloween TV programming airing in 2013. All times are...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:49 PM
There's a master thief at work in the margins of the new Sylvester Stallone/Arnold Schwarzenegger movie "Escape Plan."
The film, opening Friday, is more or less stolen by sixth-billed Vincent D'Onofrio, best known for, well, all sorts of things: "Full...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
When a really good new horror film comes out, one that's more about creative intelligence than executing the next grisly kill shot, it's something of a miracle in this eviscerating post-"Saw" era. Old-school and supremely confident in its attack, "The...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 1:13 PM
James Wan made his name as the director/co-writer of "Saw" (2004), which launched the most prolific horror franchise to emerge in the last 20 years. Even those put off by its naked sensationalism had to acknowledge that Wan (who was only 26) displayed a...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:13 AM
TORONTO -- There is something special about seeing director Jason Reitman’s movies at the Toronto International Film Festival. I’ve had the chance twice.
Born in Montreal, he’s a native son of the fest as much as Canada, his family,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Although he may not be a household name, director James Wan is suddenly among the hottest filmmakers in town.
His $20-million thriller "The Conjuring," released in July, grossed $260 million worldwide, and on Friday his "Insidious: Chapter 2" hits...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Berlin Wall was a thing of chicken wire and Kleenex compared with the barrier that once stood between film and television in America.
Unlike British actors, who moved easily between stage, television and film, American movie stars were essentially...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The people have spoken. And they say they want to be scared. Over the weekend, the low-budget supernatural spook film "Insidious: Chapter 2" topped the box office, scaring up $41.1 million.
The film, which was directed by a seemingly unstoppable James...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:30 PM
An innocuous midlife romantic comedy set over the course of a few hours, "At Middleton" Andy Garcia and Vera Farmiga as two parents brought together as they tour a prospective college campus with their respective 18-year-olds. Naturally, opposites attract...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Events that led Norman Bates to become the "Psycho" of the classic movie thriller are traced in this A&E Network prequel series, casting Freddie Highmore ("Finding Neverland") as the young man whose unusual, ultimately lethal tendencies are stoked early....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter's IPO, so it's not surprising they've figured the odds for this weekend's Emmy awards.
While we're not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of...