| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning, and though there are plenty of reasons to be happy, just about everybody is going to have a gripe or three (no "Orphan Black," very little "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "The Good Wife"?) -- because there's just...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Shades of France's notorious Third Republic! The latest French government has been summarily dismissed after only six painful months. It was certainly time for a change. President FranÃ§ois Hollande's poll ratings have plumbed new depths at 17 percent,...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A prison guard locks a drug-addled inmate in a closet. When he returns to check on her, she's slumped against the wall, dead. The guard panics, ties an electrical cord around her neck and hangs her from a pipe, trying to make her overdose look like a...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
The 2014 Emmys telecast approaches, and although the television academy's official voting period is over, it's not too late to make your predictions about who will walk away with a statuette from the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Use our play-at-home...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Emmy nominations produced more than the usual amount of weeping and gnashing of teeth this year, with a number of worthy series and performances going unnoticed. Is it time to overhaul the system? Times television critic Mary McNamara and The Envelope's...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Watching the Emmy ceremony last year produced a nasty case of whiplash as the evening veered wildly between rewarding the expected winners ("Modern Family," Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Parsons) and delivering absolutely shocking surprises. Bobby Cannavale?...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
With Oscar nominations coming Thursday morning, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists -- Entertainment Weekly's Anthony Breznican, Fandango's Dave Karger, Anne Thompson from Thompson on Hollywood, the Los Angeles Times' Betsy Sharkey and Glenn...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Emma Thompson shimmied. Rita Moreno sang. Matthew McConaughey traveled to Neptune.
And SAG voters did pretty much as expected. Since the actors branch comprises nearly 20% of the Motion Picture Academy's membership, is it safe to assume the SAG Awards...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
When Oscar nominations were announced last week, "Gravity" and "American Hustle" led the field, each winning 10. "12 Years a Slave" was right behind them with nine nominations. Then "Hustle" won the Screen Actors Guild Award for ensemble last Saturday,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
When the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced its nominations last month, the biggest surprise was that there were no surprises. There were no obvious, ratings-driven nods to celebrities, no left-field recognition to performances no one else found...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Leonardo DiCaprio has followed the fortunes of his latest movie, "The Wolf of Wall Street," since it opened Christmas Day. The film, his fifth with director Martin Scorsese, is based on the autobiography of Jordan Belfort, a broker (played by DiCaprio)...