| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:03 AM
"Girls" creator Lena Dunham, horror producer Jason Blum and YouTube sensation Casey Niestat will deliver keynote addresses at the 2014 South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival, SXSW announced Tuesday.
Next year will be the first that the Austin,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Sarah Seltzer grew up a fan of Woody Allen movies — her parents showed her "Sleeper," "Annie Hall," and "Everyone Says I Love You" once she was old enough to get the jokes. As a 31-year-old writer living in New York, she has admired Allen's more...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 11:35 AM
The scotch will be out and the phones will be ringing soon enough. AMC announced that the first half of "Mad Men's final season will kick off in April, and revealed that the "Breaking Bad" spinoff "Better Call Saul" will land in November.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Every so often the question is raised as to whether women can be funny, usually because some old gasbag with a finger on the pulse of the past has declared that they cannot. It is hard to know what to do with such a ridiculous question given how often...
| Oct 10, 2013
It's been 30 years since the release of "The Big Chill," the ensemble drama about baby boomers pining for their lost youth while sprawled out on the floor of a vacation house and playing a lot of Motown music. If this reference eludes you, it's safe to...
| Jan 23, 2014
Lena Dunham, creator and star of the incessantly analyzed HBO series "Girls," is on the cover and featured inside the February issue of Vogue. As things tend to go with Dunham, this was not an occasion that could go uncommented upon. If you missed the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
"Sherlock" (PBS, Sundays). Wreathed in the glory that is Benedict Cumberbatch's current status as an international sex symbol -- "The Thinking Woman's Crumpet," he has been called, in the land of crumpets -- comes the third season of Mark Gatiss and...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:42 AM
June Squibb, who looks exactly like a June Squibb, is short and stocky, with a round, kind face. That warm exterior, however, distracts from the tougher, Midwestern matter-of-factness that seems to rest just beneath. She does not appear to be the type...
| Oct 27, 2013
Alternately snarky and serious, "The Book of Jezebel" is a highly idiosyncratic, third-wave feminist take on gender, pop culture, politics, literary history and assorted other topics. Assembled by the founder of the online site Jezebel, part of the Gawker...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 7:59 AM
This old dog is still open to new tricks, witness this year's Golden Globes nominations.
Fresh blood was the theme of this year's TV portion when nods for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
June Squibb was in a bit of shock when she first saw her performance as the tart-tongued wife of Bruce Dern's character in Alexander Payne's "Nebraska."
Squibb had encountered women like the controlling, outspoken Kate growing up in a small town in...