“The Tempest” and Central Park were made for each other, so it must have taken a Herculean effort on the part of director Michael Greif to drain Shakespeare’s most mysterious play of all its magic in…
Various forms of physical and psychic pain are endured by the talky New Yorkers peopling "Anesthesia," the fifth feature by actor-director Tim Blake Nelson; as unwittingly promised by the title…
Netflix released a new trailer for “Grace and Frankie,” its original comedy series starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as women of a certain age who unexpectedly discover their husbands are gay — and…
How one man's predictions in 10 major Emmy categories fared.
Unlike some other categories with almost impenetrable stability, turnover abounds in this one.
As if conceding the first season harbored a serious structural flaw, "The Newsroom" returns with a flashback framing device to help explain its we-told-you-so leaps into the near past — in the second…
Show business traditionally hasn't been kind to mature actresses, even those with Emmys, Oscars and Tonys tucked under their collective belts. Often, roles that are offered tend to be less than…
The panel for HBO's "The Newsroom" at this year's PaleyFest arrives at an interesting time for cable news, as CNN begins what’s expected to be a top-to-bottom overhaul under the leadership of Jeff…
Aaron Sorkin writes like he's trying to save America from its basest impulses. He can't, and it's alternately fascinating and irritating to watch him try.
Sam Waterston has played Hamlet, Prince Hal, Benedick and Prospero, so it's only fitting that he would tackle King Lear for his 12th appearance at the Public Theater in a Shakespeare play.
"Slumdog Millionaire" star Dev Patel has been cast in Aaron Sorkin's drama pilot for HBO.