Story | Dec 28, 2012 | 9:14 PM
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Story | Sep 2, 2012 | 5:15 PMAs far back as Louis Lumière's 1895 "Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory in Lyon" 46-second short, work has been a central theme in motion pictures.¶There have been stark dramas about officer workers as drones (King Vidor's 1928 "The Crowd"), satires (Charlie Chaplin's 1936 "Modern Times"), angry explorations of the hardships of unemployment (John Ford's 1940 "The Grapes of Wrath") and the dangers of certain occupations (Ford's 1941 "How Green Was My Valley" about miners) or political statements such as 1979's "Norma Rae," which examined the struggle to unionize a factory. More recent films such as 1999's "Office Space" have skewered the world of bored computer drones. ¶ So in honor of Labor Day, here are some of the best Hollywood films about the workplace, whether it's an office, a farm — or even the circus.
Story | Sep 4, 2012 | 4:53 PM
Highlights on the TV schedule today: 1. Michelle Obama headlines the Democratic National Convention from Charlotte, N.C. ABC, CBS and NBC devote the 10 p.m. hour to the conclave. You'll find more extensive coverage on cable news, PBS (which starts at 8 p....
Story | Jul 13, 2012 | 4:45 PM
And there's more drama. The caper drama "Leverage" starts its new season at 8 p.m. Sunday on TNT. On Sunday, there are new episodes of "True Blood" and "The Newsroom" on HBO, "Drop Dead Diva" and "Army Wives" on Lifetime, and "Falling Skies" on TNT....
Story | Sep 3, 2012 | 4:45 PM
The Stand Up To Cancer fundraiser airs at 8 p.m. Friday on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and other channels. There will be performances by Taylor Swift, Coldplay, Alicia Keys and Tim McGraw. The celebrities taking part include Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Michael...