| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:45 AM
The new thriller "The Purge" imagines a compromised but revitalized American future in which a yearly night of government-sanctioned law-breaking — murder even — gives a brutal-minded national soul therapeutic catharsis. Or, more accurately,...
| Jun 6, 2013
James DeMonaco's "The Purge" is a bloody-minded, heavy-handed satire of life within these violent United States. It's a horror film with the occasional visceral thrill — the fear of being hunted, the excitement of righteous violence against nameless...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
If you've been longing to see Ethan Hawke more on the big screen, the next few weeks are a golden opportunity. He's starring in two movies, each representing very different facets of his multi-tiered career.
Opening Friday is the low-budget, but highly...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 11:55 AM
In its first night of release, Universal Pictures' micro-budgeted thriller "The Purge" starring Ethan Hawke earned back its $3 million production budget.
Nabbing an estimated $3.4 million from its late night and midnight shows (the film bowed at 10 p.m....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:40 PM
This year's Emmy nominations reflected a lot of change in TV. Netflix got creative validation; there are more female-led dramas than ever. But one rule has become calcified: No zombies need apply.
Even as hordes of network executives and publicists...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Movie previews: A listing in the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:39 PM
"Games of Thrones" will premiere at 8 p.m. April 6 on HBO. The cable network announced premiere dates for much of its 2014 lineup Thursday, including new and returning shows. Take a look (all times are Central.
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| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:07 PM
HBO released the first full trailer for Season 4 of "Game of Thrones" Sunday just before the premiere of "True Detective."
The new season premieres at 8 p.m. April 6 on HBO.
The trailer gives us a first look at Prince Oberyn Martell, who is played by...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The phrase "Red Wedding" joined television's lexicon for all time with this round of the acclaimed HBO drama series. The power struggle among the Seven Kingdoms continues, with various forces contending to assume ultimate rule.
Diana Rigg, Ciaran...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:00 PM
"Game of Thrones" won't be won any time soon. HBO announced Tuesday it has renewed the fantasy hit for a fifth and sixth season.
With Sunday's Season 4 premiere scoring HBO's biggest ratings since 2007's finale of "The Sopranos," it only makes sense...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Joffrey haters rejoice! The king is dead! Long live whoever poisoned the tyrannical teenager!
Much-loathed Joffrey Baratheon (Jack Gleeson) succumbs to his untimely but well-deserved fate in Episode 32 (“The Lion and the Rose”) of HBO’s...