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  • 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,...
  • XLrator Media Pencils In a Fall Theatrical Release for 'The Scribbler'

    XLrator Media has picked up North American rights to "The Scribbler," a sci-fi actioner starring a number of familiar TV faces and gearing up for a theatrical run in the fall. Katie Cassidy ("Arrow") toplines a cast that also includes Michelle...
  • Can women break the antihero's hold on TV?

     Can women break the antihero's hold on TV?
    The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer." Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
  • 'Mad Men's' Matthew Weiner Talks Up His First Feature Film: 'I am a Junkie for New Experience'

    There's a growing consensus among filmmakers that television, not film, offers the more hospitable climate for innovative work. While this might be true, here's the anomaly: The very innovators who brought about this change still go back to movies to...
  • 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...
  • 47,000 users petition YouTube to change back comments section

    47,000 users petition YouTube to change back comments section
    Earlier this year, Google revamped the comments section of YouTube, integrating it with its Google+ social network. And now, more than 47,000 people are petitioning YouTube to revert the comments section to its original form. The petition, hosted on...
  • Netflix Sets 'Lilyhammer' Season 2 Bow for Dec. 13, Releases Trailer

    Netflix has set the premiere date for season 2 of drama "Lilyhammer," with Steven Van Zandt reprising his role as a mob hit man relocated to the Norwegian hinterlands. All eight one-hour episodes of the drama will be available Dec. 13 to customers in the...