| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
What would Stefon, Bill Hader's Ed Hardy-loving New York City correspondent on "Saturday Night Live," make of Los Angeles? Why is David Bowie so hard to imitate and Dave Matthews almost too easy? And would it be possible to remain on "Saturday Night Live"...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 7:18 AM
"Homeland's" Morena Baccarin found out she was pregnant before shooting the show's upcoming third season. She thought the timing would be right, figuring that the Brody family would be a smaller part of the story line, what with the good sergeant...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Leading up to the Emmys next month, 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:30 AM
TORONTO — Standing ovations for movies playing at the Toronto International Film Festival are as ubiquitous as Benedict Cumberbatch and the food trucks lining the downtown entertainment district. Every film receiving a gala premiere brings the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:16 PM
"What's the deal with all these movies," one academy member asked me over the weekend. "All of a sudden, there are just so many of them, and they're all supposed to be really, really good."
You could almost forgive his astonishment, awakening as he...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Bob Newhart and Melissa Leo won Emmys on Sunday night. Jane Fonda and Michael J. Fox didn't.
Do the results from the Creative Arts Emmys offer any clues for this Sunday's Primetime Emmy Awards show?
Probably not. Or maybe they are remarkably...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Bryan Cranston has three. So does Julia Louis-Dreyfus. And Claire Danes and Jim Parsons are close behind, with two Emmys each.
Will these voters favorites return to the podium Sunday? Or will a new group -- Kerry Washington and Louis C.K. among them --...