| May 8, 2013
| 5:13 AM
“Doctor Who” star Jenna-Louise Coleman has been warned. She knows that two months from now, fans at Comic-Con International in […]...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 4:03 AM
The signs of a seismic shift became clear a year or so ago, in even the nonhipster communities of Los ......
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:03 PM
PERSPECTIVE In the annals of space, time and television, there is nothing quite like “Doctor Who,” the British sci-fi series ......
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:32 AM
It’s one of the biggest action set pieces in Paramount’s upcoming pandemic thriller, “World War Z.” A Belarus Airlines flight ......
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:04 PM
BEIRUT -- The election of Hassan Rowhani as Iran’s new president has raised hopes of increased engagement with other nations and a new era of moderation in the Islamic Republic, according to commentaries across the region on Sunday.
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:00 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — In Neil Gaiman's passport case, on a scrap of paper beside his green card, are two verses of an unfinished work called "Pirate Stew."
"I assume it's for kids," Gaiman said. "But it's only two verses... and it just sits there, and...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Political comedy isn't what it used to be, but what shtickmeister could compete with the running gags of those currently holding office?
David Mamet took up the challenge and came up short with his Oval Office farce "November," leadenly staged last fall...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A powerful recurring motif in the varied works of Christopher Guest is the dummy.
From early sketch comedy on "Saturday Night Live" through a series of mock documentaries, the looming figure is an essential part of the Guest aesthetic. It can be a...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
There’s a moment near the end of the ’N Sync song “Up Against the Wall” -- it’s from the boy band’s 2001 swan song, “Celebrity,” if you don’t recall -- where one of the group’s members,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Genre filmmaking helps make sense of the world, creating codes by which the seemingly irrational ways of human behavior can be understood. With storytelling modes that travel from country to country — the crime picture, the horror film, the action...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:31 PM
The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage-rock classic more than 45 years after its 1966 release made the British group and lead singer Reg Presley international stars....