| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:22 PM
For his latest documentary, "The Address," Ken Burns changed up his traditional style of sprawling looks at major historical events in favor of a short, cinema verite look at the lives of young boys at a Vermont school who are challenged to memorize and...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Though he's still mulling what his next directing gig will be, Steven Spielberg has added another project to his development slate: religious drama "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara," written by "Lincoln" and "Munich" scribe Tony Kushner. Spielberg plans...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Generalissimo Francisco Franco of Spain is still dead!"
For months on end, "Saturday Night Live" got big, big laughs and results from this on-going "news" announcement, made repeatedly in 1975 during 'SNL's' first season.
AND now I suggest that CNN can...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:41 PM
As Steven Spielberg continues to take his time pondering his follow-up to 2012's "Lincoln," the director has added another movie project to his plate, the religious drama "The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara," according to a Variety report.
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:37 AM
Another day, another potential Steven Spielberg movie.
As a number of competing projects and producers vie for the director's attention to be his next film, Spielberg has added a Cold War thriller starring Tom Hanks to his ever-expanding list of...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Before a record-breaking crowd of more than 700, filmmaker Steven Spielberg was honored with the Lincoln Leadership Prize by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation on March 19 at the Hilton Chicago.
This annual award honors individuals...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Stephen Colbert's "Colbert Report" has never been the most comfortable place for Hollywood stars to promote their movies, given the somewhat niche audience and Colbert's own purposefully bombastic, playfully antagonistic persona.
But now that Colbert is...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Make no small plans.
Said Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Probably. Certainly, at some point, in the mid-1970s, while the Chilean filmmaker was trying to get his gargantuan Hollywood adaptation of Frank Herbert's science-fiction novel "Dune" off the ground,...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Hopes were high on numerous fronts for "Need for Speed," a thrill-ride of a premise about street racing, overseen by Steven Spielberg, distributed by Disney and starring a man, Aaron Paul, coming off one of the most compelling TV shows in recent memory....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:00 AM
NEW YORK — In the new Broadway play "All the Way," President Lyndon B. Johnson, played by Bryan Cranston, takes a break from wrangling votes for what would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to reflect on the trying nature of politics.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Stacey Snider has made it abundantly clear that she wants to move on from DreamWorks, the company she has run with partner Steven Spielberg since 2006.
About 18 months ago, she engaged in conversations with Comcast Corp. about returning to Universal...