In today’s hyper-caffeinated age, precious little lives up to its hype. But the “Breaking Bad” finale — perhaps appropriately — got the chemistry just right. From the first frame to the last on a…
Saving its quirk for the characters rather than the filmmaking style, this intermittently charming romantic comedy gets auds rooting for a shaggy-dog type who falls for the girl of his dreams on the…
Magnolia Pictures has acquired U.S. rights to “True Blood” star Ryan Kwanten’s “The Right Kind of Wrong” in advance of its Sept. 12 world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. The romantic comedy…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Oscar-winning director Ben Affleck is set to star as Batman in the upcoming Superman-Batman feature, which leads us to ask: do you think Warner Bros. and DC Comics made the right move?
During a panel discussion earlier this week previewing the new TV season, I worried, in regard to journalism, that “the metabolism of the Web is making us stupid.” Aaron Sorkin is equally concerned…
In the days before "Elysium" opened last week, a handful of right-wing news outlets attacked the film for being "sci-fi socialism."
Musicians and broadcasters are poised to engage in a new round of a decades-long lobbying battle over whether artists should be paid when their songs are played on broadcast radio stations. On…
t's hard to be on the wrong side of History these days. Early this year the cabler sliced through the original content noise with big ratings for its shows "Vikings" and "The Bible" with numbers…
With an estimated $120 million at the domestic box office, “Fast and Furious 6“ had the biggest opening weekend yet for a film in the Universal series, achieving the rare feat of a franchise that…
Janet Jackson's prolific career is marked by her irresistibly catchy dance anthems. And when she first broke through to the top of the charts with 1986's "Nasty," she established her own style…
In the movie business, the label "art film" isn't always a deal-breaker. Nowhere is this more apparent than at Cannes.