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  • 'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields

     'Slave' and 'Gravity' lead director, cinematography fields
    "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" became the best picture front-runners after flooring audiences at the Telluride and Toronto film festivals, and little has changed in the ensuing weeks. Naturally, then, given their estimable craft, both movies are also...
  • Mirth and musical chairs on TV

     Mirth and musical chairs on TV
    You may have heard or read or woke up suddenly thinking that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television. Some call it the platinum age, which sounds a little too Rodeo Drive to me. But let them have their fun. Most of this new golden/platinum age...
  • True voice brings 'True Detective' to life

    True voice brings 'True Detective' to life
    Among the many things to admire about the new HBO crime series "True Detective" is the title, which is broad, pithy, self-conscious and laced with a stank of menace. Or maybe that's just the smell it gives off when played against the show's apocalyptic...
  • Nic Pizzolatto, the brooding poet behind 'True Detective'

    Nic Pizzolatto, the brooding poet behind 'True Detective'
    When Nic Pizzolatto was 5, he had an epiphany. It wasn't the usual childhood one about finger-painting or bike-riding or other regular kid stuff. It was that one day he would die. "You know how people say that young people feel immortal? I don't know...
  • Idris Elba reveals he was a drug dealer and other secrets in GQ

    Idris Elba reveals he was a drug dealer and other secrets in GQ
    Idris Elba isn't afraid of his shadowy past. Actually, the actor seems to find revealing his secrets cathartic, as noted in his profile for GQ's October issue. The 41-year-old British actor rose to fame as a drug kingpin on HBO's critically acclaimed...
  • Oscars 2014: Academy embraces polarizing 'Wolf of Wall Street'

    Oscars 2014: Academy embraces polarizing 'Wolf of Wall Street'
    Among the biggest mysteries before Thursday morning's Oscar nominations announcement was just how much, if at all, the film academy would embrace "The Wolf of Wall Street." The film has been dogged by controversy since it began screening for audiences...
  • SAG Awards 2014 nominations: Supporting actor field includes novice

    SAG Awards 2014 nominations: Supporting actor field includes novice
    Barkhad Abdi had never acted before, but his portrayal of a Somali pirate in "Captain Phillips," which on Wednesday earned him a Screen Actors Guild nomination for supporting actor, was drawn from his years living in the dangerous Horn of Africa, where...
  • SAG Awards analysis: Sprawling and showy carry the day

    SAG Awards analysis: Sprawling and showy carry the day
    When actors vote for awards, you can be sure of two things: They're going to love movies with sprawling casts (more parts = more work!) and showy roles that require physical transformation will typically beat subtler performances. Those precedents...
  • Beware of 'Smaug.' 'SNL' makes push to hire black women.

    Beware of 'Smaug.' 'SNL' makes push to hire black women.
    After the coffee. Before pretending to do important things today. The Skinny: Caught a classic episode of "The Sopranos" last night. I think everyone anointing "Breaking Bad" the greatest drama ever needs to revisit Season 1 "The Sopranos." Friday's...
  • Producing a stronger, smaller and more unified Time Warner

    Producing a stronger, smaller and more unified Time Warner
    NEW YORK — Most media moguls spend their time building empires. Time Warner Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes has spent the last several years dismantling one. Gone is AOL, the online platform that acquired Time Warner in 2000 in a...
  • Steven Van Zandt's gangster is out to corrupt Norway in 'Lilyhammer'

    Steven Van Zandt's gangster is out to corrupt Norway in 'Lilyhammer'
    Steven Van Zandt knows his way around the underworld. For six seasons on "The Sopranos," he played Silvio Dante, the consigliere to crime boss Tony Soprano who obediently carried out his orders with a distinctive glower. But these days the actor is...
  • TV hits a prime time online and beyond in 2013

     TV hits a prime time online and beyond in 2013
    It was a sweet year to be a TV critic. Some of us have been shouting into the wind for years, but finally and yet somewhat miraculously, television is being acknowledged as a legitimate and ascendant art form. Books were published, panels held,...