In the days before "Elysium" opened last week, a handful of right-wing news outlets attacked the film for being "sci-fi socialism."
Fittingly, Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat got political when she talked about women’s rights in India and how that relates to her biopic “Dirty Politics.” “It’s about the story of a woman who…
Vet experimental helmer Beth B turns her all-embracing camera on the alternate burlesque scene in the intelligent and enjoyably outrageous "Exposed."
A few key concerns are commonly associated with media's possible role in perpetuating violence: Imitative behavior, especially among the impressionable (children) and disturbed; and coarsening the…
If we must have a play about Richard and Pat Nixon, then Douglas McGrath makes a damned good job of it in "Checkers." TV pros Anthony LaPaglia ("Without a Trace") and Kathryn Erbe ("Law & Order…
Before the 2012 presidential election has a chance to get really nasty, "The Campaign" vigorously swoops in to satirize how low things can go between a pair of rival Congressional candidates.
Veterans of Hollywood grow accustomed to the time each year when charity dinners bloom. Beyond plates of chicken, there’s the joy of seeing humanitarian activists or groundbreaking medical…
U.S.-based Argentinian helmer Gustavo Mosquera ("Moebius") will helm "The Oesterheld Project," a feature film based on the work and tragic life of graphic novelist Hector German Oesterheld, believed…
Chris Albrecht's decision to renew "Boss" for a second season, a month before the bow of its frosh season, was personal. "I wanted to see what happened next and the only way to do that was to pick up…
George Clooney's fourth feature as a director observes the inner workings of a Democratic presidential campaign through the eyes of a hotshot press secretary who isn't as smart as he thinks he is.
Sitting backstage at L.A.'s Largo without the mascara and unruly mop of red hair, Tim Minchin doesn't look like a rock star. But that's the point.