| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Barely four months into her post as commissioner of the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Cynthia Lopez sits atop an agency responsible for the smooth operation of an industry that generates a whopping $7 billion in direct...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Did you miss the second season premiere of Showtime's "Masters of Sex" last night? That's OK, you can watch it here.
Starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, Sunday night's episode was titled "Parallax" and, according to HitFix's Andy Sepinwall, was...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:18 PM
The nominations for the 35th News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced on Tuesday, and PBS led the pack with the most overall nominations. Public television received 43 nominations for 13 programs. However, "60 Minutes" on CBS was the single...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Editor's note: Broadway actress and singer Elaine Stritch, 89, died on Thursday, July 17, at her home in Birmingham, Mich. (Story and photos here.) Following is an interview by Hartford Courant theater critic Frank Rizzo from 2008.
Elaine Stritch is...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:30 PM
"Inherent Vice," writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's darkly comic 2009 crime novel, has been selected as the centerpiece gala at the 52nd annual New York Film Festival, Variety has learned.
The Oct. 4 bow will mark the...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Riegelsville has a population of fewer than 900 but nestled in the teeny Bucks Country community is a world-class operation.
The father/son team of John Poole and John Poole Jr. run Corinth Films, a distributor of classic cinema and new theatrical...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance" will alight on the New York Film Festival as the closing selection, the Film Society of Lincoln Center announced Monday.
The black comedy, which stars Michael Keaton as a...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:57 AM
In September 1990, a Los Angeles Times headline declared, "Irvine Barclay Theatre Debuts on Schedule, on Budget and on Solid Ground."
Schedule, budget and solid ground. Yep, that's about a day's work for Douglas Rankin.
The president of the venue on...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 11:44 AM
This fall, PBS will keep Friday nights hopping with Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Matthew McConaughey, Jeff Bridges, Nathan Lane, Michael Feinstein, Emma Thompson, "Sweeney Todd," "Porgy and Bess" and "Cats."
The PBS Arts Fall Festival will offer 11 weekly...
| Jul 13, 2014
Tevye may not be the only person talking to God in East Haddam.
This summer I suspect there will be many prayers to heaven asking divine questions as the search for the successor to Goodspeed Musicals' longtime executive director Michael Price enters...