| Jan 16, 2015
| 3:53 PM
It's been an epic week for Amazon, Maura Pfefferman and streaming TV.
Two Golden Globes for "Transparent," a daring dramedy starring Jeffrey Tambor on a gender-changing journey from Mort to Maura Pfefferman, got the ball rolling at the televised...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:50 PM
It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix.
Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 4:21 PM
Hoping to find its next "Downton Abbey," PBS is reaching back to one of its favorite epochs: the Civil War.
The public broadcaster revealed Monday that it has ordered an untitled historical drama from executive producer Ridley Scott, the "Gladiator"...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Reese Witherspoon takes command and control of the screen with the role of her career in "Wild." She delivers an Oscar-worthy performance playing Cheryl Strayed, a woman who hiked a thousand miles to reach personal rebirth and redemption. The story begins...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"EGYPT! EGYPT! Always Egypt. But my Caesar is gone, my lover is dead!"
That was the delicious Claudette Colbert in Cecil B. DeMille's 1934 opulent, witty "Cleopatra." (Claudette/Cleo was reacting to the death of Julius Caesar. Her faithful handmaidens,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Egypt has banned Hollywood's big screen biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings," a 20th Century Fox spokesman said on Friday.
The studio owned by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc declined to give a reason for the ban, but films that depict biblical figures...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 8:30 AM
Oscar-winning designer Janty Yates knew what she was getting into creating the nearly 7,000 costumes needed for Ridley Scott's latest epic historical action drama, "Exodus: Gods and Kings." She knew the stakes, since she'd won the costume design Academy...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:15 PM
Film studio 20th Century Fox movies grossed $5.5 billion in global ticket sales in 2014, breaking the record previously held by Paramount Pictures.
Buoyed by hits including "X-Men: Days of Future Past" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 10:19 AM
The Ridley Scott biblical epic "Exodus," that was banned in Morocco for violating Islamic precepts, will be shown once again in this North African country after the studio agreed to remove the offending passages.
The Moroccan Cinematography Center issued...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:20 AM
ANNIE 2 1/2 stars. Ho-hum remake, and update, of the movie musical about a plucky orphan and the moneyed patriarch whose icy heart is toasted like campfire marshmallows once he lets the girl into his life. Beasts of the Southern Wild's Quvenzhane Wallis...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:05 AM
"Inherent Vice" is an unconventional detective comedy-drama set in trippy 1970 Los Angeles. The first film adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel, it shows U.S. society as psychedelic disarray, everyone struggling to get, and keep, their unstable feet on...