| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:24 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out if I need a new hairstyle.
The Skinny: While I'm not a fan of Thursday night football, I do want to see the Chiefs-Eagles game because former Eagles coach Andy Reid now coaches the Chiefs. Should be good drama....
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:30 AM
For more than 10 years, first as a closeted funeral home director on Alan Ball's "Six Feet Under," then as the coolly charming psychopath at the center of Showtime's "Dexter," actor Michael C. Hall has demonstrated a skillful facility with characters...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Writer-director Nicole Holofcener is her own person, and her work, once seen, reminds you of no one else's. Actors James Gandolfini and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are the boldface names that will convince moviegoers to see her latest film, "Enough Said," but...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:48 PM
On HBO's "Game of Thrones," Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey play murderous siblings, driven by their mutual hatred of each other and their twisted sexual appetites (he for prostitutes, she for her twin brother). On PBS' "Sesame Street," those same actors...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The Hugh Jackman-Jake Gyllenhaal kidnapping thriller “Prisoners” got off to a strong start Friday, taking in just over $7 million on opening day, more than a third of the way toward what’s been projected to be a $20-million box-office...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Television critics are not part of the television academy, which means we don't get to vote in the Emmys race. Depending on where you're sitting, this is either a very good or a very bad thing.
What we do get to do is second-guess, congratulate and...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:05 AM
British filmmaker Steve McQueen will receive the Director of the Year Award at the 25th Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala.
McQueen, 44, who is considered one of the front-runners for an Oscar nomination for his acclaimed historical...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:17 AM
After the coffee. Before shaking the Emmy hangover.
The Skinny: Sorry I'm a little late this morning. I was making the rounds at Emmy parties Sunday night, where I learned that I'm too old to make the rounds at Emmy parties. Now I have to go a whole day...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave," the acclaimed, unflinching look at the brutality of slavery in America, earned the most nominations Tuesday for the 29th Film Independent Spirit Awards. The film received seven nominations, including best picture,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:52 AM
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.
| Dec 2, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The death of actor Paul Walker in an automobile accident Saturday has left fans and the film community reeling — and Hollywood facing a series of tricky business decisions.
As filmmakers and fellow performers remembered Walker as a deeply...