Despite the cloying Hallmark Card music and Southeastern Conference-approved pom-pom waving, "The Book of Manning" — ESPN's latest addition to an impressive library of sports documentaries –- is…
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There are a few genuine gems buried within Shane Salerno's broad-yet-shallow documentary about J.D. Salinger.
Even before Netflix's historic 14 Emmy nominations, including nine for acclaimed series "House of Cards," there's been chatter that Netflix is "the new HBO." Well, no. If the suggestion is that…
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This generally uninspired mashup of "Ghostbusters" and "Men in Black" benefits from a hilariously free-associative performance by Jeff Bridges.
YouTube, which has built an Internet video empire based on free, ad-supported content, has not signed up many paying customers for the 50-odd subscription channels since they launched more than two…
Release the hounds: DogTV — touted as the first TV network aimed at man's best friend — is a real 24-hour channel that will be unleashed on DirecTV starting Aug. 1. For the first two weeks of August…
In the latest wrinkle in its "30 for 30" documentary brand, ESPN has commissioned a series of films devoted to women in sports and the landmark 40-year-old Title IX ruling that mandated equal support…
An entertaining, affectionate look at one of syndicated TV's most attention-getting sideshows.
The Sundance Film Festival attracts a wide variety of independent and studio-affiliated distributors. Meet some of the nearly 40 companies that are shopping for pics at this year's fest.
A pair of homages to moviemaking -- "Hugo" and "The Artist" -- lead the nominations in the Broadcast Film Critics Association's 17th annual Critics Choice Awards with 11 nominations each. Winners…
The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival has unveiled its completed features lineup -- consisting of 130 films -- for the festival on March 11-19 in Austin.