| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Magnolia, $26.98; Blu-ray, $29.98
Available on VOD beginning Oct. 15
The Tom Hanks hijacking-at-sea thriller "Captain Phillips" is sure to be one of the year's most talked-about films, but cinephiles also should check out director Tobias...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Topher Grace, Sarah Silverman and Patti Lupone will star in Bruce Eric Kaplan's comedy series pilot for HBO, "People in New Jersey," with "The Heat" helmer Paul Feig directing.
Kaplan and Feig are exec producing with Lorne Michaels and Andrew Singer...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:01 AM
The preferred Twitter hashtag for "Breaking Bad" on Sunday night was "#goodbyebreakingbad." In case anyone hadn't already heard, the show -- which in six years progressed from cult favorite to beloved pillar of the pop cultural firmament -- was airing its...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The buddy-cop comedy “The Heat,” starring Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock, pulled in $40 million at the weekend box office. Not only did it beat out considerable competition, like “White House Down,” but it also proved again...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Kevin Pollak is set to direct the docu "Misery Loves Comedy," which explores the mind of the stand-up comic.
Becky Newhall of Newaley Pictures and Burton Ritchie and Ben Galecki of Heretic Films will produce.
Pollak uses interviews, day-in-the-life...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 2:44 AM
The spirit of "Freaks and Geeks" continues to burn brightly.
Seth Rogen and James Franco, co-stars of that beloved series, will be reunited on TV for a special night.
Rogen will be roast master for the "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco." The event...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Secrets of the Dead In the new episode...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Futuristic giant robots may be designed to defeat monsters, but they seem to be no match for a bunch of middle-aged comics.
"Grown Ups 2" headed into the weekend tracking ahead of Guillermo del Toro's ambitious sci-fi effort "Pacific Rim" at the box...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:30 PM
If you had merely walked by the front of Gotham's Landmark Sunshine Cinema, you would've been none the wiser. But packed into a stuffy basement, press and celebs shook hands July 15 for a special screening of Lionsgate and Roadside Attraction's "Girl Most...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 276 new members into the organization on Friday -- 100 more than were included in the 2012 invitees -- including a large number of minorities and women, such as Rosario Dawson, Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 10:01 PM
The Lone Ranger
There are two important things you should keep in mind when seeing "The Lone Ranger":
1. It’s a comical look at the Western hero.
2. The film’s so weighted toward The Masked Man’s sidekick,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Director Roland Emmerich is the master of action movies high in calories but low in nutritional value. "Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" are among his previous credits. Great production values and cinematography are utilized only...