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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...
  • 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...
  • Too many white men creating the shows at HBO, TV critic says

    Too many white men creating the shows at HBO, TV critic says
    HBO is a great place to create a TV show — if you're a white guy. So says a new report by Huffington Post TV critic Maureen Ryan, who argues that the premium cable channel — home of such acclaimed series as "True Detective," "Game of...
  • The late James Gandolfini to receive honor at Gotham film awards

    The late James Gandolfini to receive honor at Gotham film awards
    The late Emmy Award-winning actor James Gandolfini will be presented with a posthumous tribute by Steve Buscemi at the 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards. The awards ceremony takes place Dec. 2 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. "We are...
  • 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...
  • Van Zandt mashes up rock legacy with live show

    Van Zandt mashes up rock legacy with live show
    Steven Van Zandt — the 62-year-old guitarist for the E Street Band, a political activist who famously took action in the 1980s against the Sun City resort in South Africa and a late-in-life actor who played Silvio Dante on "The Sopranos" — is,...
  • 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...
  • HBO's 'Looking' looks for understanding

    HBO's 'Looking' looks for understanding
    It was just over a week before the leads of HBO's gay-centered new series "Looking" would ultimately be seen — and examined closely — and the trio of friends (or "dream team," as they dub themselves) were too occupied to be overwhelmed by...
  • Netflix, 'House of Cards' and the limits of binge-watching junk

    Netflix, 'House of Cards' and the limits of binge-watching junk
    The oddest thing about the hit Netflix political thriller "House of Cards" is that its popularity -- according to many media watchers and even to some extent Netflix itself -- seems inextricably tied up with the way it gets viewed, rather than whether it'...
  • Elaine Stritch: 'I Didn't Declare Retirement'

    When I first see Elaine Stritch--the 89-year-old legendary stage and screen actress--she's propped in bed. Although she's been a New York fixture since the 1940s (and spent 18 years living in a room at the Carlyle Hotel), she recently moved to Michigan....
  • ESPN's New Goal: Getting Viewers To Watch History's 'Vikings'

    And you thought the people at ESPN cared only about sports. On Monday, executives at the sports-media empire will take a vested interest in helping a general-entertainment cable network launch the second season of one of its most successful scripted...
  • TV networks build drama and ratings with 'diva' model

     TV networks build drama and ratings with 'diva' model
    Diva Rule No. 1: Know how to make a big entrance. Diva Rule No. 2: Know how to make a big exit. Diva Rule No. 3: Do these things as often as humanly possible. The return earlier this month of ABC's "Once Upon a Time" marked the end of the midseason...