| Aug 25, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Writer George Mastras has been with "Breaking Bad" since the beginning when the AMC series, as he puts it, was the "little meth show that could."
So it's particularly satisfying for Mastras, now a producer on the show as well, to win his first Emmy...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:24 PM
Telluride's over, and the Venice Film Festival is past its midpoint. Judging from reports, we can safely declare a couple of things:
1. You'd better learn how to spell and pronounce the name Chiwetel Ejiofor, the British actor who plays the free black...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
To find an Oscar best picture winner that didn’t play at the Toronto International Film Festival, you have to go back to 2006 and Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed.” (The last three winners — “Argo,” “The...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:36 AM
Film critic Roger Ebert didn't cover the inaugural Toronto International Film Festival in 1976. But he came the second year and for more than 30 years after that, helping, festival director and Chief Executive Piers Handling believes, put the festival...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Leading up to the Emmys on Sept. 22, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists — USA Today's Robert Bianco, TV Guide's Matt Roush, The A.V. Club's Todd VanDerWerff, the Los Angeles Times' Mary McNamara and Glenn Whipp and, when the focus is...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Laura Dern's HBO comedy "Enlightened" may have been canceled in March but, as the actress noted in a live video chat, that doesn't mean it's gone for good.
After all, Dern's close friend Mitch Hurwitz ("Arrested Development") saw his show find renewed...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Emmy nominations arrive next week and, with them, the very real possibility that voters might dodge the same-old same-old and include some of the season's fantastic freshman class. Who might make the cut? And who should? We gathered The Envelope's...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Peggy described him as "Roger with bad breath," but Harry Hamlin's "Mad Men" character, the enigmatic Jim Cutler, managed to best Don Draper in the season-long office power struggle at Sterling Cooper & Partners.
How'd he do it? What was in those energy...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Harry Hamlin initially auditioned for the role of Megan Draper's swinging boss on "Mad Men." Instead he wound up playing the enigmatic Jim Cutler, the sharp-dressed advertising exec who becomes a power player, post-merger, in the offices of Sterling...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Expanding its indie financing arm before next month's Toronto Intl. Film Festival, United Talent Agency has hired veteran international sales-distribution exec Yale Chasin.
Chasin is joining UTA's Independent Film Group and will focus on film finance...