| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Warner Bros. has optioned the rights to the biography "Buzz: the Life and Art of Busby Berkeley" with Ryan Gosling attached to produce and possibly star.
Jeffrey Spivak penned the biography and Gosling would produce with Marc Platt, who also produced the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Andy Serkis, the actor who breathed life into the computer-generated characters of Gollum in the "Lord of the Rings" movies and Caesar in "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and the upcoming "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," will make his directorial debut...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Documentaries in this age of Netflix and VOD don't often get a theatrical release, but HBO is betting that “The Case Against 8,” its Sundance-decorated documentary about the legal battle to overturn Proposition 8, can buck the trend.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:06 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where the sun went.
The Skinny: Finally finished Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead." We are all in agreement that there's something evil going on at Terminus, right? Wednesday's roundup includes big news from...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:18 AM
After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch.
The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:54 PM
"That Awkward Moment" star Zac Efron had, ahem, one of those himself when he got into a scuffle with at least one homeless person early Sunday after he and a friend found themselves stranded in downtown Los Angeles.
No arrests were made, but the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my cats a water fountain.
The Skinny: I've started watching "Sons of Anarchy" on Netflix. While I am enjoying Season 1 I'm not sure if I'm willing to commit to the series. I do want a vest though! Friday's roundup...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Long before "Frozen" and John Travolta made her famous, Idina Menzel was a certifiable Broadway star with enough box-office clout to open a show. On Sunday, the Tony Award-winning actress, who has appeared in the hit musicals "Rent" and "Wicked,"...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013.
“Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:21 AM
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" doesn't swing into U.S. theaters until May 2, but early reviews have begun trickling out as the superhero sequel readies its international rollout. So far, most film critics agree that director Marc Webb's second installment...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:54 PM
With its multidisciplinary mix of movies, music and technology, the South by Southwest festival has a reputation as a hip, forward-looking affair. But one of the unofficial themes to emerge at this year's SXSW Film Festival, which kicked off Friday, is...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:06 PM
When Austrian-born actor Maximilian Schell won the best actor Academy Award in 1962 for his role in "Judgment at Nuremberg," he gave a short thank-you speech in which he recalled being questioned by a customs official upon first arriving in the United...