| Nov 10, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Perhaps more than any other genre, sci-fi movies ask, "What if?"
In their attempts to address that question, filmmakers have given audiences a bewildering array of sights, sounds and ideas over the years: the dystopian grit of "Blade Runner," the...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Actor Warren Clarke, who starred in the British television series "Dalziel and Pascoe" and had a role in the film "A Clockwork Orange," died on Wednesday at the age of 67, his agency said.
Independent Talent Group in London said Clarke died peacefully in...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The enigma that is the space odyssey "Interstellar" will get solved when the film hits theaters in November, but until then, Christopher Nolan has revealed a few clues.
The director divulged in a cover story for Entertainment Weekly that the movie is...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The weekend highlights include top dramas, football and Halloween fare. Here are a few programs to keep in mind:
"60 Minutes," 7 p.m. Sunday, CBS
Were Christians killed in the Colosseum? No, according to a Morley Safer report on the CBS news magazine....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Jacob M. "Jack" Schmulowitz, a retired Social Security Administration division chief, died of kidney failure Wednesday at Sinai Hospital. He was 85.
The son of Polish immigrants Julius Schmulowitz, a baker, and Lillie Schmulowitz, a homemaker, Jacob...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Complex. Sophisticated. Groundbreaking. Shocking.
These words describe the German Expressionist cinema during the Weimar era after World War I — a bravura brand of filmmaking that is still mesmerizing audiences and influencing filmmakers today....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Entertainment attorney Louis C. Blau, who represented directors Stanley Kubrick and Francois Truffaut, Motown founder Berry Gordy and actors including Donald O'Connor, Mitzi Gaynor, Walter Matthau, Richard Widmark and Lana Turner, has died. He was 99....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
It takes a moment. As "Calvary" opens, a small-town Irish priest sits to hear a confession. A few beats have likely come and gone before a viewer realizes that the image isn't cutting away, that the audience is being asked to watch a man listen. It's...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Film Fest Ghent, whose World Soundtrack Awards initiated a spate of annual film music showcases around the world over the past decade, has named French composer Francis Lai as the recipient of the WSA's Lifetime Achievement Award for the event's 14th...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:40 PM
The pulp science-fiction magazine was left by a maid in his family's posh upper eastside apartment.
Fred Ordway picked it up, and knew from that moment what he would grow up to be.
Ordway, 87, who died July 1 in Huntsville, Ala., devoured science-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Mark Romanek is eyeing an extended stay at the "Overlook Hotel."
Romanek is in negotiations to direct the prequel to the classic horror movie "The Shining" for Warner Bros., the Los Angeles Times has confirmed. Variety first reported the news.