| Nov 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"Arrested Development's" nonlinear season four timeline is about to get more sequential.
Show creator Mitchell Hurwitz said in an interview with Pretentious Film Majors that he will be re-editing the last season of the show, which debuted on Netflix in...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
After turning the television industry on its head, Netflix wants to shake up Hollywood.
In its first original movie, Netflix said this week it would finance the Weinstein Co.'s sequel to the 2000 film "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," coming next summer...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Netflix became a force in original programming with the hilarious "Arrested Development" and the political thriller "House of Cards." It truly hit its stride with the hit dramedy "Orange is the New Black."
"Orange" follows a bubbly, naive Piper Chapman,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Did you see last night's ratings for 'Ray Donovan?'"
It's the morning after the show's second-season finale, and Showtime president David Nevins sounds like a proud father, high-fiving a visitor to his Westwood office and firing off stats: The Liev...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:33 AM
As soon as Maria Bamford bows and exits the stage at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago Thursday night where she is headlining, the stand-up comic veteran will — to use surfer language — “ride the wave.” That is to say that the joy...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:14 AM
It's taken a few years for the Chicago Comedy Film Festival to find its footing. Back for its fourth year this weekend, the lineup is noticeably stronger. As always, the focus is on small indie comedies. I got a look at three.
| Oct 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Carl Weathers' iconic performance as the brash heavyweight boxing champ Apollo Creed in the 1976 Oscar winner "Rocky" transformed the former pro football player into an overnight sensation.
But Weathers wasn't prepared for the onslaught of attention for...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
With a few exceptions like playing loudmouth newspaper honcho J. Jonah Jameson in the “Spider-Man” movies, J.K. Simmons’ career has included pretty low-key performances.
In “Whiplash,” the 59-year-old actor (“Law and...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Amy Poehler is sharing several juicy secrets about her personal life ahead of the release of her memoir "Yes Please."
In excerpts that surfaced via RadarOnline, the "Parks & Recreation" star has detailed her previous drug use and her feelings about...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Amy Poehler credits Jon Hamm with humorously calming her nerves just before she gave birth to her first son, Archie.
Just call Hamm the pregnant woman whisperer. Only he didn't exactly whisper ...
The "Parks & Recreation" star told the emotional --...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Ellen DeGeneres and her wife Portia de Rossi firmly shut down baby rumors with a bit of lively dialogue on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."
It's not the first time the Emmy winner has taken to her daytime talker to explain details about her personal life,...