When Roger Ebert announced last week that he had reluctantly put his TV series "Ebert Presents At The Movies" on hiatus, it may have marked the end of a genre that he helped create more than 35 years…
Kenneth Branagh playing Laurence Olivier?
Thesps balance an author's version of characters vs. their own impression
Slowly but surely, and with a preternatural eye toward discerning quality material, Michelle Williams has become a darling of the indie-film world. That makes her latest performance -- as a Hollywood…
Running a spread offense, network holds several key premieres for midseason.
It turns out there is a downside to critically acclaimed awards shows: Having to produce the next one.
In October 2006 Jane Lynch hosted the inaugural Race for the Rescues, an event raising funds and awareness for Los Angeles-based animal-rescue groups. She presided over a fashion show featuring…
Ensemble shows great for auds, but a rough-and-tumble game for showrunners and thesps alike
When the 2011 Emmy nominations were announced in July, broadcast networks could be heartened by one fact: their fare swept the slots for top comedy series.
It's somewhat curious that among the scores of Emmys handed out, there's no category for top ensemble. As opposed to individual acting kudos, it's a nod to a group of actors all working in tandem…
When a lawyer lands in Hollywood, he or she usually works on legal dramas. Not David Hudgins, who has written for soulful family dramas ("Parenthood," "Friday Night Lights," "Everwood") and created…