| Mar 17, 2013
| 9:44 PM
"What's wrong with Norman?" someone asks in the third episode of "Bates Motel," A&E's update and prequel to Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho." Maybe they should be asking, "What's wrong with Norman's new town?"
The Norman in question is Norman Bates, the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Will "Breaking Bad" finally win a series Emmy? Will "Modern Family" ever lose one? Are voters ready to go all in on Kerry Washington and Louis C.K.? We offer some answers and thoughts, but since it's early (very early), these predictions will likely be...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If you get to them early enough on announcement day, you can get newly minted Emmy nominees to talk about pretty much anything. Can you blame them? They're excited at the news, they're happy for their colleagues — they're punch-drunk from getting up...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Events that led Norman Bates to become the "Psycho" of the classic movie thriller are traced in this A&E Network prequel series, casting Freddie Highmore ("Finding Neverland") as the young man whose unusual, ultimately lethal tendencies are stoked early....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Leading up to the Emmys next month, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists — USA Today's Robert Bianco, TV Guide's Matt Roush, the A.V. Club's Todd VanDerWerff, the Los Angeles Times' Mary McNamara and Glenn Whipp, and, when the focus is...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:13 AM
TORONTO -- There is something special about seeing director Jason Reitman’s movies at the Toronto International Film Festival. I’ve had the chance twice.
Born in Montreal, he’s a native son of the fest as much as Canada, his family,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Although he may not be a household name, director James Wan is suddenly among the hottest filmmakers in town.
His $20-million thriller "The Conjuring," released in July, grossed $260 million worldwide, and on Friday his "Insidious: Chapter 2" hits...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The Berlin Wall was a thing of chicken wire and Kleenex compared with the barrier that once stood between film and television in America.
Unlike British actors, who moved easily between stage, television and film, American movie stars were essentially...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:04 PM
The people have spoken. And they say they want to be scared. Over the weekend, the low-budget supernatural spook film "Insidious: Chapter 2" topped the box office, scaring up $41.1 million.
The film, which was directed by a seemingly unstoppable James...
| 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...