Viggo Mortensen's turn as Aragorn in "The Lord of the Rings" gave him the potential for a couple of cinematic identities, all lucrative: He could be an action hero, or a smart woman's sex symbol. But…
In October, Comcast subscribers heard a lot from Edward Burns.
Deon Cole had been performing standup comedy for roughly 15 years when his break came.
YouTube celebrities are a dime a dozen, but few of them have made it beyond their teen years. Lucas Cruikshank offers a unique exception.
With its mercilessly brief 140-character limitation, Twitter may not seem like the ideal place to sound off about movies. Yet since everyone from Roger Ebert to Larry King regularly shares their…
Since its inception in 1995, the Slamdance Film Festival has adhered to a basic mantra: "By filmmakers, for filmmakers." This year, delegates from around the world plan to workshop strategies to keep…
The major TV networks still rely on broadcast as their primary venue, even as the Internet lures away a growing portion of the audience that want social interaction, not just passive viewing.
Reality shows centering on food have been around for years, but the work behind them took awhile to get noticed.
Kevin James cultivated a sizable following over nine seasons on CBS' "The King of Queens," but it took a sleeper rent-a-cop comedy to boost the lovable character actor to movie-star status.
No sooner had Sacha Baron Cohen punked Americans with his "Borat" shenanigans in 2006 than Universal announced plans to adapt the third and final character from BBC's "Da Ali G Show" for the…
New Yorkers familiar with local standup have surely encountered Kumail Nanjiani, because the 31-year-old Pakistan native performs every night of the week