| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:04 PM
TEHRAN — As Iran and world powers sat down Wednesday for a fresh round of nuclear talks in Geneva, Iran’s supreme leader warned that the Islamic Republic would not back down on its resolve to pursue nuclear energy.
“We do insist that...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 11:35 AM
A healthy number of moviegoers bought in to "Dallas Buyers Club" this weekend.
The critically beloved AIDS drama debuted in nine theaters and grossed $264,128, according to an estimate from distributor Focus Features. That amounts to a per-location...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Do you meet the "Fockers" guy? Or do you like Spike? How about a biopic and a chance to shake hands with the daughter of the film's subject? Or perhaps you'd like to listen to some toe-tapping musical performances from the Coen brothers' "Inside Llewyn...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:35 PM
If you want to know how well "12 Years a Slave" is playing to its two distinct audiences -- highbrow art house patrons and mainstream African Americans -- you need look no further than two very different places: Dallas and Detroit.
The two cities were...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:49 PM
The critical praise for "12 Years a Slave" has hit with all the fervor of a revival preacher, the film's significance so heavily underscored as to be almost intimidating. Now, I'm not suggesting this horrific piece of our history isn't challenging...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:24 AM
One of the fundamental questions of our representative democracy is the role our proxies — that is, those we elect as our voices in Washington, to serve our interests in state capitals and speak for us at City Halls and on county boards —...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Lunching at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons, impeccably made up and glowing with enthusiasm and easy charm, Mexico-born and Kenya-raised actress Lupita Nyong'o makes a very different impression than on-screen in director Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave."...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:32 AM
Fresh off the limited U.S. release of his critically acclaimed film "12 Years A Slave" comes news that director Steve McQueen is looking to enter the TV arena.
The British filmmaker, whose credits also include "Shame" and "Hunger," is developing an...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:39 PM
Fresh off his controversial speech about disruptive plans for the movie business, Ted Sarandos and Netflix are looking to make a splash with an original film released under the Netflix banner.
The online entertainment company is in final negotiations...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A suspected pimp and one of his recruiters are scheduled to be in court Friday morning on charges of trafficking a 16-year-old girl, pimping a minor and a host of other alleged sexual crimes.
Eugene Miller, 30, of San Diego is accused by the Orange...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:41 AM
The 10 books on the National Book Awards' longlist for the nonfiction prize include works by some of the nation’s best-known historians, a memoir about a childhood in the shadow of the CIA and bestselling books about America’s economic decline...