| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
When the Academy Award nominations are announced, there are often surprises, sometimes including an underdog or two that may have burrowed their way into a finalist slot. It's rare, however, to find nominees who haven't been significantly promoted to...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Cannes Film Festival has always provided the perfect stage to make propitious announcements given the insatiable appetite of the world press that gathers in the South of France each year for the celebrated event. But even Cannes veterans were...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CANNES- Denis Freyd's Archipel 35, the co-production company of the Dardennes brothers' "Two Days, One Night" which world-preems in competition today, is prepping an untitled two-part film about the French Revolution penned and helmed by Pierre...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Just before midnight, as 25-year-old JP Erickson was getting ready to go to bed, his phone buzzed.
"Are you available tomorrow at 5:30 a.m.?"
The text was from the production coordinator of a low-budget movie offering a day's work as an unpaid...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation will award Steve Spielberg its annual Lincoln Leadership Prize.
The award will be presented to Spielberg at a dinner at the Hilton Chicago on March 19. Sally Field, who portrayed Mary Todd Lincoln in...
| Jan 31, 2014
An Allentown native who has become a fast-rising star will be on view during one of the high profile commercials during the Super Bowl Sunday. Dane Dehaan will be seen in the trailer for "The Amazing Spiderman 2" which will......
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:42 AM
After the coffee. Before cleaning five days of mail off my desk.
The Skinny: I've been listening to a lot of Jackson Browne lately. Might explain the somber mood. Anyway, back in Los Angeles after five days in D.C. I'll miss family but not the humidity....
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Let us consider for a moment the Hollywood performance that never gets nominated for awards but can be just as indelible as any Oscar-winning role. I'm referring to the celebrity interview that goes viral.
Typically interviews that are done during a...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 5:05 AM
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Considered by many as a turning point in the Civil War, the bloody three-day battle marked the highest number of casualties in the four-year conflict. The Union defeat of the Confederate...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Truth is stranger than fiction, and the Texas Legislature may be stranger than them all.
On Tuesday night, state Sen. Wendy Davis attempted a herculean 13-hour filibuster to stop the passage of SB5, a bill seeking to ban, among other things, abortion...