| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Who would win the Emmys if social media chose?
In an era when no available data goes unanalyzed, the social media research firm Fizziology has looked to Twitter to guess who might win in the major categories.
By that measure, "Breaking Bad," "Game of...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter's IPO, so it's not surprising they've figured the odds for this weekend's Emmy awards.
While we're not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The people have spoken. And they say they want to be scared. Over the weekend, the low-budget supernatural spook film "Insidious: Chapter 2" topped the box office, scaring up $41.1 million.
The film, which was directed by a seemingly unstoppable James...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
When a really good new horror film comes out, one that's more about creative intelligence than executing the next grisly kill shot, it's something of a miracle in this eviscerating post-"Saw" era. Old-school and supremely confident in its attack, "The...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Emmy nominations arrive next week and, with them, the very real possibility that voters might dodge the same-old same-old and include some of the season's fantastic freshman class. Who might make the cut? And who should? We gathered The Envelope's...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Berlin Wall was a thing of chicken wire and Kleenex compared with the barrier that once stood between film and television in America.
Unlike British actors, who moved easily between stage, television and film, American movie stars were essentially...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Although he may not be a household name, director James Wan is suddenly among the hottest filmmakers in town.
His $20-million thriller "The Conjuring," released in July, grossed $260 million worldwide, and on Friday his "Insidious: Chapter 2" hits...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:13 AM
TORONTO -- There is something special about seeing director Jason Reitman’s movies at the Toronto International Film Festival. I’ve had the chance twice.
Born in Montreal, he’s a native son of the fest as much as Canada, his family,...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
At 58, Jeff Daniels has made more than 40 movies, been nominated for three film Golden Globes and had one of the defining big-screen comedies of the 1990s ("Dumb & Dumber"). But before last year he had never been a TV-series regular — and had...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Leading up to the Emmys next month, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists — USA Today's Robert Bianco, TV Guide's Matt Roush, the A.V. Club's Todd VanDerWerff, the Los Angeles Times' Mary McNamara and Glenn Whipp, and, when the focus is...