| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:25 AM
They might be a little snooty, but it would be hard to find a family more welcome in these parts than the Crawleys of “Downton Abbey” — at least in Owings Mills, home of Maryland Public Television.
Just as “American Idol” in...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Sunday's episode of "Downton Abbey" on PBS featured a guest appearance by one of opera's biggest living talents: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. The New Zealand-born soprano played Dame Nellie Melba, an actual opera singer who hailed from Australia and whose...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:30 PM
LONDON -- A new U.K. TV channel, London Live, launches Monday, one of the biggest developments in the local biz since the launch of commercial channel Channel 5 in 1997.
The channel is the third of 25 ultra-local TV stations to launch in the U.K., with...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The greatest trick that director Bryan Singer ever pulled was to fool audiences with an unreliable narrator in "The Usual Suspects."
Singer is a producer on the new "Uwantme2killhim?" But this time the unreliable narrative seems to convince only the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Colin Firth has ditched "Paddington."
TWC-Dimension confirmed that Firth will no longer voice the talking, accident-prone young bear Paddington, with the British thesp asserting that he was unable to find the right voice. The film, produced by "Gravity"...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
"True Detective" and "Breaking Bad" produced only eight episodes apiece but, for their ensembles, it's the quality not the quantity that counts. The shows should dominate the Emmys' drama series acting nominations. Here's an early look at the front-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
PARIS - Bucking Berlin's market downturn, Euro film/TV group Studiocanal is closing a weighty deal on its market debut "Man Up" and has sold much of the world on its major auteur crossover offering at Berlin, "Untitled Stephen Frears Project."
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:18 PM
A genial disappointment about the preciousness of art amid the destructive horrors of war, "The Monuments Men" is scored to a military march by composer Alexandre Desplat. You hear what he was going for: jaunty heroics. The throwback sound of it...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:40 AM
George Clooney and Grant Heslov describe themselves as two of the least cynical people in Hollywood. But when the longtime collaborators looked back at their recent work, they realized the movies had an unshakable gloom: "The Ides of March," "Good Night,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:21 PM
La cartelera se renueva este fin de semana con el estreno de una cinta muy esperada por los más pequeños, "The Lego Movie", que presumiblemente se alzará con el primer puesto de las taquilla estadounidense por delante de George Clooney y sus compinches en...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
With Warner Bros.' demo-straddling toon "The Lego Movie" poised to hit $45 million-plus this weekend, the temperature at the domestic box office is expected to be hotter than usual, despite fierce snowstorms forecast to blanket the East Coast on Sunday....