| Feb 16, 2012
"Rampart" patrols some familiar streets, but this jarringly intimate study of a dirty Los Angeles cop sliding, crazily, down the drain has a distinctive new-cliche smell, pungent and alive. The story, which is more about observation than propulsion, suits...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 11:31 PM
I was really excited to see this movie. There was buzz that Woody Harrelson was a shoe-in for an Oscar nomination (and boy was he mad when the nominations were announced and he wasn’t on the list).
The film was written and directed by Oren...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 11:00 AM
"The first season was really about her being in denial. This season is about her getting angry."
So says Laura Linney in resuming her Golden Globe Award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy Jamison as the Showtime comedy-...
| May 19, 2011
| 8:44 AM
If the economy hadn't hung in the balance, the economic meltdown of 2008 would make for a great tragic play.
Still, the epic story of hubris and greed makes for a gripping, if overly taut HBO film, "Too Big to Fail," airing Monday, May 23. Based on...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Laura Linney continues her superb, award-winning portrayal of wife, mother, teacher and cancer patient Cathy in this sophomore round of the Showtime comedy-drama series.
Not only do Cathy and husband Paul (Oliver Platt) face a redefinition of their...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:44 PM
After his acclaimed work for director Oren Moverman in "The Messenger," Woody Harrelson collaborated with him again on this impactful character study of a 1990s Los Angeles cop who makes his own rules, both on and off the job.
At home, he still resides...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 6:30 AM
The New York state Assembly approved same-sex marriage on Wednesday and the bill is likely to face a vote in the Senate on Friday, where it only needs support from one more senator to pass.
The Republican-controlled Senate met behind closed doors again...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:58 AM
When Tom Weston-Jones saw his face pop up on a giant screen at San Diego Comic Con in July, he stopped dead in his tracks to watch.
BBC America, taking advantage of the popularity of "Doctor Who," showed a trailer for its series "Copper" to the thousands...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:41 AM
Go Green with Bianca Alexander
Bianca Alexander is an EMMY award winning journalist and advocate for healthy, conscious living. She is the co-founder of Conscious Planet, an independent production company that creates content to educate and inspire...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:00 AM
This story has been updated.
If there's one thing that Broadway insiders can agree on this season, it's that there is no clear front-runner for the Tony Awards. The season lacks the blockbuster Tony magnets of recent years, such as "The Book of Mormon,""...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 6:43 PM
Isn't half the fun of competitive arts awards the chance to guess who will be nominated, then win?
The first half of this sort of merriment for the theater world is the Tony Award nominations which will be announced Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m.
| May 1, 2012
"Once," "Newsies," "Leap of Faith" and "Nice Work If You Can Get It" were all nominated for a Tony Award in the category Best New Musical, the Tony committee announced in New York on Tuesday morning.
"Once," a musical based on the 2006 film with the same...