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  • CW ventures further into sci-fi / fantasy with new fall shows

    CW ventures further into sci-fi / fantasy with new fall shows
    NEW YORK — The CW is increasing its stock in fantastical television. The network, often overlooked when measured against its larger broadcast competitors, is building on its efforts to broaden its target 18- to 34-year-old audience. It's adding...
  • Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building

    Cannes 2013: For 'Blue Ruin' helmer, a new path to career-building
    CANNES, France--Most of the attention at the Cannes Film Festival this week centers on the big names--Nicolas Refn, Alexander Payne, James Gray. But the springtime cinema gathering can sometimes makes room for someone a little different. Someone, say,...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: I'm so excited! I'm so scared!

    'Mad Men' recap: I'm so excited! I'm so scared!
    Well, where to begin after an episode like that? How about this?: Maybe the least surprising thing in “The Crash” is the discovery that teenage Don Draper lost his virginity to a prostitute. Virtually everything else in “The Crash,&...
  • Cannes 2013: Is 'Borgman' this year's 'Holy Motors'?

    Cannes 2013: Is 'Borgman' this year's 'Holy Motors'?
    CANNES, France — The Cannes Film Festival can reliably be counted on to offer at least one envelope-pushing genre-tinged exercise, the kind that makes festgoers marvel and shake their head in equal measure. Last year it was ”Holy Motors,&...
  • CBS' 'Under the Dome' bringing thrills from King, Spielberg

    CBS' 'Under the Dome' bringing thrills from King, Spielberg
    WILMINGTON, N.C. — Inside a 10-foot-tall cylinder a few miles from the beach, actress Britt Robertson is chained to a bedpost. The petite 23-year-old is being held captive by her (fictional) ex-boyfriend, a possessive young man named Junior who'...
  • In 'Touch of Sin,' Jia Zhangke changes his style but not themes

    CANNES, France — "A Touch of Sin," an early critical favorite among the films in the official competition at the Cannes Film Festival this year, has been widely greeted as signifying a new direction for the Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke. The claim...
  • Cannes 2013: Palme d'Or goes to 'Blue Is the Warmest Color'

    CANNES, France — The hometown favorite won big time at the Festival de Cannes on Sunday night as France's "Blue Is the Warmest Color" walked off with the Palme d'Or. In a highly unusual step, jury president Steven Spielberg announced that the...
  • Tom Clancy's legacy includes creating the techno-thriller

    Tom Clancy's legacy includes creating the techno-thriller
    Tom Clancy, whose death was announced today, almost single-handedly created the techno-thriller genre and some of his books, including "The Hunt for Red October," have become classics. The Baltimore author introduced complex military terms to millions...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Horror film producer turns to Christian drama in 'Grace Unplugged'

    Horror film producer turns to Christian drama in 'Grace Unplugged'
    The last three movies produced by Mark Burg — a sequel to "Saw," the remake "Texas Chainsaw 3D" and a violent revenge tale called "The Tortured" — were all rated R for "grisly" and "sadistic" violence and were hardly pleasant experiences for...
  • Pete Tong's move to L.A. shifts dance music's center west

    Pete Tong's move to L.A. shifts dance music's center west
    Pete Tong's name is, quite literally, synonymous with dance music (see the rave-movie staple "It's All Gone Pete Tong" for proof). For two decades, the U.K. DJ and producer's program on BBC Radio One has set the pace in dance-music culture, in Europe...