| Dec 23, 2014
| 1:57 PM
The cast of AMC's spinoff of "The Walking Dead" is slowly taking shape. Now it has a female lead in Kim Dickens.
Dickens, who most recently appeared with Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike in David Fincher's film, "Gone Girl" will star alongside Cliff Curtis...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Hooray! It’s annual Look on the Bright Side day, also known as the day we find out the nominations for the Golden Globes, an awards ceremony taken seriously despite being voted on by the very small, veiled membership of the Hollywood Foreign Press...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"TO SUCCEED in life you need two things: ignorance and confidence." -- Mark Twain
WELL, the Golden Globe nominations are out, and as usual, some things don't make sense. But I suppose that's the fun of it, yes?
"Birdman" is nominated in the "comedy"...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Director Alejandro G. Inarritu's "Birdman" dominated the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s Critics' Choice Movie Awards nominations Monday morning, scoring 13 nods, including picture, acting ensemble, actor for Michael Keaton, supporting actor for Edward...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Gillian Flynn's thriller "Gone Girl" rose to the top of the bestseller charts on the strength of its page-turning depiction of an ideal suburban marriage turned bad.
For his big-screen adaptation, starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck as embattled...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:07 AM
"Birdman" led the way in SAG nominations with four, followed by "Boyhood," "The Imitation Game" and "The Theory of Everything" with three each.
"Birdman" snagged nominations for Michael Keaton for lead actor, Edward Norton for supporting actor, Emma...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Ben Affleck has played virtually every style of loser lug on-screen, each lug better than the last.
Even when his character appears to be in charge, like his CIA agent in "Argo," you're not surprised that the Americans he's supposed to be saving in Iran...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The frontrunners in this year's Oscar actor races look to be made up of a lot of first-time nominees. Patricia Arquette is sitting pretty at the top of most pundits' lists for supporting actress for "Boyhood" and J.K. Simmons is most people's pick for...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:30 AM
No matter what audiences conclude about "Gone Girl's" lead character, Amy Dunne, the film's star Rosamund Pike says that by the end of the movie, they shouldn't be wondering about Amy's authenticity. Although Pike agrees that Amy could be boiled down,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
My adaptation of "Gone Girl" began with a filthy, nasty amount of cursing. I really outdid myself. The [expletive] book was so [expletive] long and so [expletive] internal and so [expletive] unchronological … and what kind of [expletive] monster...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
There's a school of thought that says actors have to "earn" an Oscar nomination -- voters are more likely to reward them if they've broken into the exclusive club with a previous nom. While such a theory didn't apply to this year's winner, Matthew...