"Secondhand Lions," the 2003 New Line Cinema pic that inspired the stage musical now getting its world premiere from Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater, got knocked by critics for being schmaltzy and a…
There are endurance tests, and then there is Wang Bing's nearly four-hour plunge into the daily tedium and long-term despair of life in a mainland Chinese mental hospital.
Gary Knell came aboard NPR at the end of 2011, a seeming antidote to a staff and membership roiled by controversy and facing something of an identity crisis: In an age when content is available via…
This is a guest column from Chad Gutstein, chief operating officer at Ovation, a cable channel devoted to arts and entertainment. Television is a public good. We forget that sometimes, but it's true…
Paula Deen's tearful, live apology on “Today” this morning did little to persuade Walmart and Caesars Entertainment from cutting ties with the fallen celeb cook, who admitted to using racial slurs in…
With Johnny Depp leaving "Black Mass," odds are that the Whitey Bulger drama won't make it to the big screen any time soon.
I'm standing onstage thinking about the unlikelihood of the band having another hit and I realize Daryl Hall found a way out. Via his TV show, "Live From Daryl's House."
Here's a Hollywood success story sure to kickstart a crowd of copycats: The "Veronica Mars" movie is getting made, thanks to a Kickstarter campaign that within hours of launching Wednesday became the…
An unquestionably eye-opening, deeply human, strikingly lensed look at an impoverished family whose rudimentary living conditions are a sharp riposte to the illusion of China's economic boom.
While his career has taken on increased visibility with his new gig as host of IFC's mock-game show Bunk, the indefatigable young comedian Kurt Braunohler is keeping it real.