| May 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Cannes, France--With award-season hits such as “The Silver Linings Playbook” and “Django Unchained,” the Weinstein Co. had a small but potent slate in the latter half of 2012.
On Friday evening at the Cannes Film Festival, the...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Richard Wagner -- the 19th century composer whose epic operas are considered to be among the greatest ever written and whose anti-Semitic views still cause controversy -- was born 200 years ago Wednesday in Leipzig, Germany.
| May 24, 2013
| 6:30 AM
CANNES, France -- Older actors have been playing crotchety geezers since the days of radio. But very few have done it with the gusto and honesty of Bruce Dern in “Nebraska,” the black-and-white Alexander Payne dramedy that is shaping up as one...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:00 AM
As Olivia Pope on ABC's "Scandal," Kerry Washington is the most powerful fixer in Washington, a town that needs a lot of fixing. Trouble is, she's also in love with the most powerful man in D.C.: President Fitzgerald "Fitz" Grant (Tony Goldwyn). She met...
| Oct 17, 2013
**** (out of four)
“12 Years a Slave” is a raw, powerful film that matters, but watching it doesn’t feel like work. If this movie ever appears on a syllabus, students will look forward to class.
Adapting a horrifying true story,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Katie Holmes is dating Jamie Foxx?
Don't believe everything you read, kids — just because the "Django Unchained" star danced with Suri's mom in public in August doesn't mean anything else has been going on since then.
The rumors "are 100% not...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 9:08 AM
Critical acclaim continues to mount for Steve McQueen's historical drama "12 Years a Slave," which has garnered near-universal praise since its premiere at the Telluride Film Festival in late summer. Adapted from the 1853 autobiography of the same name by...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Film composer Ennio Morricone, who has been nominated five times for an Oscar and who received an honorary statuette in 2007, is scheduled to conduct concerts of his movie music at performances in Los Angeles and New York in March.
The L.A. concert is...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Kerry Washington has it all! The newly married "Scandal" star is reportedly pregnant!
The Emmy-nominated actress is expecting her first child with her husband, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, and is about four months along, Us Weekly...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Shorter movie trailers might be coming soon to a theater near you -- or not.
A dust-up between the major Hollywood studios and theater owners over the length and timing of movie trailers appears to be quieting down, at least for now.
The board of...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:12 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at someone.
The Skinny: Sorry we're a little late this morning. Technical difficulties were the issue and punishment will be delivered. Wednesday's roundup includes the return of Keith Olbermann to television and a...