On the surface, Melissa Rauch, a New Jersey-raised actress who in recent years has found success as a pint-sized scientist on "The Big Bang Theory," would have little in common with a washed-up Olympic gymnast intent on milking every last drop of her receding fame.
As movie executives arrived at the Sundance Film Festival this week from places like Beverly Hills and the Upper West Side, Artem Ryzhykov took a more perilous route.
Movies at the Sundance Film Festival often arrive with tags of "originality" and "boldness." But there are few offerings that substantiate the claim like "The Wolfpack," a documentary about imprisonment, parental abuse and the power of classic films to redeem them both.
The golden age of television has brought with it many soul-satisfying creations, catering to a range of tastes that would have been unthinkable even 10 years ago.
In its 31-year history, the Sundance Film Festival has often showcased movies by some of the country's most maverick personalities.
Let's start with this. "American Sniper" is a good movie. It's not a great movie -- compared to the epic humanity of "Boyhood" or the strategic subtleties of "Selma," it pales -- but it's still very strong, better than the curdled-into-store-bought blandness of several of the other awards-ready...
Joel and Ethan Coen have been notching a series of firsts in recent years — their first best picture and director Oscars in 2008 with “No Country For Old Men,” and a few years back they garnered their highest ever box office numbers with “True Grit.”
Ali began noticing them in the early fall, the men on street corners of his heavily Muslim neighborhood who hoped to "talk about Islam" with him.