| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Here comes the third round of Amazon pilots, even before we've seen the fruits of the second. The first gave the world Garry Trudeau's (neologism alert) Republicom "Alpha House," whose second season began filming in July. Jill Soloway's "Transparent," one of four green-lighted pilots from the last batch, arrives as a series to stream via Amazon.com in late September.
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Among the musicals of Stephen Sondheim — and he's been turning them out regularly since 1957 — few have produced major solo hits, save for "Send in the Clowns" from "A Little Night Music." But his 1970 show "Company" came pretty darn close, as...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In the astute new road-trip movie "Crystal Fairy," set mostly in Chile's Atacama Desert, Michael Cera plays an archetypal Ugly American.
In fact, Cera plays several versions of the Ugly American popularized through generations of movies, novels and...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 5:33 PM
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. The first time Penelope Cruz worked with Woody Allen she won an Oscar. So, it's no wonder that she jumped at the opportunity to play a hooker in his latest effort, "To Rome with Love."
"I feel extremely lucky," Cruz said during a...