| Aug 22, 2013
| 12:36 PM
"The Butler" is on its way to making a tidy profit for the Weinstein Co.
Starring Forest Whitaker as a White House employee who served eight presidents, "Butler" got off to a robust start last weekend, debuting at No. 1 with $24.6 million. The Lee...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Can the onetime queen of daytime television rule the box office?
That will be the question at the multiplex this weekend as "The Butler," which features Oprah Winfrey's first major movie performance in 15 years, faces off against the R-rated action...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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This week's TV Movies
Motive Flynn and Vega's (Kristin...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:06 PM
When Ellen DeGeneres tweeted Friday morning that she is hosting the 2014 Oscars, it was somehow both a surprise -- the announcement came with so little advance warning -- and no surprise at all that the genial host was returning to the job. Following...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For a long time, Elmo was the shining star of "Sesame Street," but when the long-running kids show returns for its 44th season on Sept. 16, it's Cookie Monster who's angling to grab all the buzz (and all the cookies, of course).
| Aug 17, 2013
| 12:22 PM
"Lee Daniels' The Butler" will be the No. 1 movie at the box office this weekend after taking in about $9 million in ticket sales last night. That puts the historical drama on track for a $27-million weekend, significantly more than The Weinstein Company'...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 7:50 AM
It’s been two years since Oprah Winfrey ended her 25-year reign as the queen of daytime TV, but there are some habits she still hasn’t been able to break.
During a visit to “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Wednesday night to plug her...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 9:02 AM
NEW YORK -- Lee Daniels is never one to hold back on hot-button topics like race and the movie business.
So when the director of “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” is asked why he thinks it was hard to get his new movie financed, he comes back...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
TORONTO — Watching Steve McQueen's achingly brilliant "12 Years a Slave" at the Toronto International Film Festival, I was struck by many things. The film's artistry — script, performances, imagery — is significant. The movie is...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Even a legion of ardent teenage girls was unable to overpower Oprah Winfrey at the box office this Labor Day weekend, as the film "The Butler" starring the media mogul cleaned up for the third consecutive weekend.
Heading into the four-day holiday, pre-...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Telluride's over, and the Venice Film Festival is past its midpoint. Judging from reports, we can safely declare a couple of things:
1. You'd better learn how to spell and pronounce the name Chiwetel Ejiofor, the British actor who plays the free black...