| Nov 9, 2010
| 9:32 PM
It seems kind of fitting that Jon Lovitz would be involved in "Casino Jack," the biographical film about corrupt lobbyist Jack Abramoff ("Yeah, that's the ticket" jokes anyone?). Obviously, shady dealing is only one facet of his character, as he......
| Oct 11, 2010
| 4:34 PM
“Like Dandelion Dust” plays like the poster film for the “family friendly bonus” in Florida's new film incentives tax rebates. It's about adoption, is profanity free, and features church missionaries going to Haiti, an Oscar winner...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 8:26 PM
As far as I can remember, the word super never became a prefix for the benign designation of lobbyist until Jack Abramoff, a former B-movie producer, took over K street in the 1990s. A well-built, larger-than-life figure who famously donned Mafioso trench...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 9:28 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Barry Pepper was born in Campbell River, British Columbia, on this date in 1970. This birthday guy is mostly known for his powerful supporting roles in films such as "We Were Soldiers," "The Green Mile" and "Saving Private Ryan." His...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 2:17 PM
The long-running saga of "The Kennedys" -- the miniseries, not the family -- has finally reached a conclusion.
The eight-hour miniseries, which the History Channel commissioned but then decided not to air, has found a home after several weeks of rumors...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as the acclaimed miniseries...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy.
"Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:37 AM
It was another good morning at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
The network's flagship drama "Mad Men" stayed an award darling, racking up an impressive 19 Primetime Emmy nominations. Leading the way were stars Jon Hamm and Elizabeth Moss, both nominated in...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 1:14 PM
Director George Hickenlooper died shortly before the opening of his comedy-drama about Jack Abramoff, the real-life lobbyist whose efforts to influence major figures in the nation's capital took a questionable turn.
Kevin Spacey expectedly offers a...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:17 PM
A dramatic miniseries that almost didn't get seen, since History - which commissioned it - decided against running it, this dramatization of the lives and times of one of America's most legendary families ultimately earned 10 Emmy nominations, thanks to...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:51 PM
It was repeat victories for ABC's "Modern Family" and AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday night as they captured the marquee prizes at the 63rd annual Emmy Awards.
The sitcom about a deliciously dysfunctional family won its second consecutive trophy for...