William Froug, the Emmy-winning writer-producer, author and screenwriting professor who restructured UCLA's entire screenwriting program, died of natural causes at the Tidwell House Hospice in…
Brave New World
DGA prexy Paris Barclay takes a backseat to no writer as he puts his profession's best foot forward.
Tribune's long-awaited decision to spin off its newspaper holdings and bet squarely on television pounds a final nail in the coffin of the rationale underlying the Times Mirror-Tribune merger back in…
Same formula, new city. TLC is bringing “Breaking Amish” back to the airwaves this summer, this time in Los Angeles. From Hot Snakes Media, “Breaking Amish: LA” will follow five young adults, who…
The 2013-14 primetime season is starting to take shape, with Fox handing out series orders to four dramas.
Beyond their good works, Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel's TV showcase helped simplify film criticism, bringing a gladiatorial thumbs-up or thumbs-down ruthlessness to such analysis. It was also a handy…
Pitting the latest action-hero incarnation of Tom Cruise against an army of alien marauders, director Joseph Kosinski's follow-up to "Tron: Legacy" is a moderately clever dystopian mindbender.
In this brave new indie world of VOD, shifting release windows, RED cameras and social media marketing, the strongest current running through this year's Sundance Film Fest is decidedly…
A well-crafted Korean anthology, this disarmingly light treatment of mass extinction imagines the end of the world via three disparate, tonally distinct scenarios.
"If you're not from Scotland, this is where everyone gets naked and starts chanting," said Craig Ferguson during Monday's after-party for Disney and Pixar's "Brave," the first preem hosted at the…