| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Seth Meyers was hosting the Emmys, Jimmy Fallon was there, as was Jimmy Kimmel, Chris Hardwick and Stephen Colbert. Jon Stewart and "The Daily Show" team were nominees. Conan O'Brien and Chelsea Handler were both off. But David Letterman once again went...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Music Benefits Seniors in More Ways Than One
Recent news about the benefits of music has reached us via film, research and news articles. “Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory” is one of the finest examples of how music can be used as...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's Bossa Nova Films is linking to Dimitri Rassam's Chapter 2, one of France's most powerful and ambitious production forces, to produce "Going To Brazil," a Brazil road movie marking the second feature helmed by Portuguese-French...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Ty Burrell just scored his second Emmy for playing oblivious but lovable Phil Dunphy on "Modern Family," but he can be seen on the bigscreen in a very different role -- as a closeted gay man in the Sundance hit "The Skeleton Twins" opposite Kristen Wiig...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Damien Chazelle, the writer-director of the Sundance hit "Whiplash," could be charting a course for the moon.
The 29-year-old filmmaker is in talks to direct "First Man," a biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong, for Universal Pictures, the Los Angeles...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:40 PM
In the showy sci-fi fantasy "The Zero Theorem," a man spends his life waiting for an elusive phone call that will explain the meaning of life and, as a result, learns he has led a meaningless life. That kind of elliptical thinking permeates way too much...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Charles Bowden, a chronicler of the Southwest who started as a nature writer but became known for his gritty yet lyrical nonfiction narratives of drug violence and hopelessness on the U.S.-Mexico border, has died. He was 69.
Bowden, who had been...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Filmmaker Werner Herzog — German-born, having made films in the Amazon, the Sahara, Wisconsin, Antarctica, all points between and most recently a resident of Los Angeles — belongs to the world, and should be cherished accordingly. An...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part miniseries airing on SundanceTV, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Baroness Nessa Stein, a British Israeli heiress whose life is inextricably bound up in one of humanity's most enduring conflicts.
As a child, Nessa...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Film festivals in Toronto and Telluride, Colo., jockeyed intensely for premieres this year, and Venice offered several splashy debuts.
But some of the year's biggest movies waited out those late-summer gatherings to land somewhere else entirely —...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Clark Terry, the Grammy Award-winning trumpeter whose career spans 70 years, played in Count Basie's and Duke Ellington's bands, performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson, Dizzy Gillespie and Dinah Washington, and mentored Miles Davis and Quincy...