| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Frank Darabont, whose last stab at television brought forth AMC's "The Walking Dead," from which he later departed under still-murky circumstances, has created a new series, "Mob City," for TNT. It is also, in its way, about the living dead, reviving as...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Idris Elba isn't afraid of his shadowy past. Actually, the actor seems to find revealing his secrets cathartic, as noted in his profile for GQ's October issue.
The 41-year-old British actor rose to fame as a drug kingpin on HBO's critically acclaimed...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:59 PM
President Obama joined the national conversation on race Friday, addressing the death of Trayvon Martin, the slain Florida teenager whose main offense seems to have been his skin color. After a week of protests in the wake of shooter George Zimmerman&...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:05 PM
One is a classic of the teen high school genre, the other a short but pungent documentary that hasn't been seen in 25 years. Together, "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "All American High" capture a time capsule of teen life in the 1980s from...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if I can get instant replay for my life.
The Skinny: As if you couldn't tell, I'm a little bit old school. That means I'm not exactly thrilled that baseball is now going to fully embrace instant replay. Human error and...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Johnathan Croom, an 18-year-old from Arizona, was found dead Monday evening in the woods of southern Oregon. The teen had gone missing in mid-August; the search for him had recently intensified, with his father appearing on CNN to help spread the word....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Sam Taylor-Johnson's film resume appears a little light at first glance, but take a closer look at the newly crowned "Fifty Shades of Grey" director and her previous work clearly primes her for the high-profile gig.
The 46-year-old artist, whose only...
| Jul 3, 2013
Standing next to a large flat-screen TV showing an image of a toucan, Claudia Trujillo was doing her best sales pitch, rattling off all the reasons to consider Costa Rica a prime film location.
Costa Rica doesn't have a film incentive, she explained,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:10 PM
If you can find Paul Thomas Anderson, then you've found the set of "Inherent Vice," the first Thomas Pynchon novel ever to be made into a film.
Anderson is currently filming on the streets of Los Angeles. The L.A. Times blog Company Town reports that...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:45 AM
When "Inside the Actors Studio" quietly made its debut in 1994, Bravo was a decade-plus-old, little-watched cable network that aired highbrow art films, opera and ballet.
Nineteen years, 300 guests and 15 Emmy nominations later, the show, one of Bravo's...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
CANNES, France--Even by the standards of 20th-century postmodernists, William Faulkner is considered a difficult, if not unfilmable, moviemaking challenge. His sentences can be fractured, his action can be interior and his points-of-view often splatter...