| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
By 1980, John Landis had a string of successes under his belt — including "The Kentucky Fried Movie," "Animal House" and "The Blues Brothers" — but the writer-director had long been unable to get his script for "An American Werewolf in London"...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Director Brett Ratner, who was replaced at the last minute as the 2012 Oscars producer following comments he made about his sex life and uttering a homophobic slur, has made a $1-million gift for the planned Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:52 PM
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| Jun 6, 2013
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Chicagoans should really take “Rapture-Palooza” personally.
After the Anti-Christ (Chicago native executive producer Craig Robinson of next week's rapture movie, “This is the End”) blows up Chicago, Mr. House (Rob...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Why the long face, Mr. Depp?
Perhaps because there’s no question “The Lone Ranger” is a catastrophe.
Produced for close to $250 million, the Johnny Depp-starring update of the old radio and television serial grossed a measly $29.4...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 4:45 AM
Media giant Viacom Inc. is reviving the Paramount Television studio, a storied production company that once made such television jewels as "Star Trek," "Cheers," "Frasier" and "Family Ties."
Paramount's return to television production after seven...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:54 AM
TV’s loss is moviedom’s gain.
At least, that was Jason Sudeikis’ message to a “Late Night With David Letterman” audience Thursday, when the “Saturday Night Live” stalwart announced that he’s chucking his...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Four days a week, Aisha Tyler works as co-host of "The Talk" on CBS Daytime. Every other week, she steps up to the microphone to voice the character of Lana Kane in the animated show "Archer." And on the weekends, she hops on a plane to perform her stand-...
| Dec 28, 2012
Thanks to “Flight” and “Safe House,” Denzel Washington was the biggest star of 2012, according to the Quigley Poll. Anne Hathaway ranked second, based on her drawing ability in “Les Miserables” and “The Dark...
| Jan 26, 2013
I have great hopes for “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. Adam Levine hosts, and he's a charmer, as fans of “The Voice” know. A “Voice” send-up seems highly likely. The writers can spoof Barack Obama's inauguration,...
| Apr 21, 2013
For television viewers, it is hard to tell who Jay Pharaoh really is, since he is best known for imitating other people on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” But he proved to a crowd of about 300 Friday night at Moravian College that he has...