| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LONDON -- Timothy Spall, who won the best actor prize at Cannes for Mike Leigh's "Mr. Turner," has joined the cast of haunted house TV drama "The Enfield Haunting."
U.K. satcaster BSkyB has commissioned the three-part dramatization of real events that...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 9:30 AM
In the new Lifetime original movie "Lizzie Borden Took an Ax," the protagonist's name is uttered in full many times throughout the film's 87 minutes. She isn't called "Lizzie" or "Miss Borden" but "Lizzie Borden." The notorious name strikes tactical blows...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
On paper, the premise of the new HBO anthology series "True Detective" — two mismatched cops investigating the murder of a prostitute — hardly sounds like the most inventive idea; even the title borders on generic.
Minutes into the pilot...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Top of the Lake
BBC Warner, $34.98
The New Zealand TV miniseries "Top of the Lake" is a different kind of mystery-procedural — more like a cross between "Twin Peaks" and "The Killing" than an episode of "Law & Order." Credit the creators: writer...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
When Nic Pizzolatto was 5, he had an epiphany. It wasn't the usual childhood one about finger-painting or bike-riding or other regular kid stuff. It was that one day he would die.
"You know how people say that young people feel immortal? I don't know...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Television studio has named the executive team that will help the company stage its return to the TV production business.
The company on Wednesday appointed Jason Fisher, formerly of cable network AMC, as head of production. ...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:01 PM
As the start of the 2014 MTV Movie Awards approached Sunday evening, hundreds of fans gathered behind the roped-off red carpet at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, awaiting the arriving stars and screaming for the cameras.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:59 PM
The Netflix newcomer "Orange Is the New Black" won for best comedy and AMC's departed veteran "Breaking Bad" won for top drama at the 4th Critics' Choice Television Awards, which were handed out by the Broadcast Television Journalists Assn. on Thursday...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Over at moviemezzanine.com there's a prodigious list of key 1960s films as chosen by all sorts of critics and editors and movie lovers. "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" is one of the favorites, alongside "Breathless,"...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 5:30 AM
So far this year, there have been two proven bets at the box office: Legos and Kevin Hart.
That hot streak continued through the Presidents Day weekend, with "The Lego Movie" building on its blockbuster opening to finish No. 1 for a second time, while...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch has put away a cavalcade of criminals and ne'er-do-wells during his 20-plus years as an LAPD homicide detective, all the time sticking to his strict code of ethics and sense of justice.
But while Bosch — the creation of...