| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Gavels are slammed, tempers are lost and bowels are evacuated with great force in David Dobkin's "The Judge," Some elements ring truer than others in this ambitious blend of dysfunctional-family melodrama and legal procedural, but all of them are just...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:17 AM
Clad in orange pants and a fitted pink-purple T-shirt, Robert Downey Jr. put his feet up on a couch at a hotel here Thursday afternoon and minced no words in describing what it was like to shoot “The Judge” -- a legal and family melodrama that...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:30 AM
By going to the mat with Telluride, Toronto tried to flex its muscles as the destination to kick off serious Oscar projects into the fall season.
But after all the fuss, the opening night selection on Thursday night of Warner Bros.' "The Judge" is an...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Tinseltown is up to its old tricks. In hopes of Oscar glory, Hollywood is saving some of its biggest movies for the year's final weeks. Yet these titles, stars and subjects do raise expectations that, after a disappointing summer, some memorable movies...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Playing some of drama’s most enthralling — at times, frustrating — characters on television, these six actors help make TV look good.
For the Emmy Round Table on drama, The Envelope gathered Julianna Margulies, who plays dedicated...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:52 PM
"Crossbones" (NBC, Fridays), "Friday Night Spotlight: Pirate Pictures" (TCM, Fridays in June). Pirates! Their parrots, their peg legs, their eye patches; their planks for walking, their X'ed spot-markings; their swashbuckling ways and way of talking;...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Proving that maybe the tastes of MTV are not so different from those of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, three Oscar-nominated films -- "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle" and "The Wolf of Wall Street" -- are among the movie of the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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Outside of television and action-movie tentpoles, it's rare to see characters age and evolve on-screen the way that Ethan Hawke's Jesse and Julie Delpy's Céline have...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 6:56 PM
Claire Danes won an Emmy for lead actress in a drama series Sunday for her role as psychologically troubled CIA officer Carrie Mathison on the Showtime series “Homeland.”
Is a streak in its beginning stages? Danes took home the trophy last...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Online sports betting site Bovada figures odds on everything from the NFL to Twitter's IPO, so it's not surprising they've figured the odds for this weekend's Emmy awards.
While we're not condoning gambling on this august and respected celebration of...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Some view it as TV's biggest night. A few this year might call it the three-hour lead-in to the penultimate episode of "Breaking Bad." Tomayto, tomahto. The 65th Primetime Emmy Awards are upon us!
The sure-to-be twerk-free soiree in downtown Los Angeles...