| Dec 27, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked:
Jonathan Groff | Actor
He closed out last year as the voice of the rugged mountain man romantic...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 7:30 AM
A continent may divide them, but HBO's "Girls" will have to shove over and cede some of the Frank New Voice limelight to "Looking," the network's charming and deceptively significant new half-hour series that premieres Sunday about a trio of gay men...
| 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...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 1:48 PM
From the moment we met her two years ago, Lena Dunham has been as much character as creator.
Her story — a 23-year-old with one small film to her credit handed the reins of a high-profile, frantically marketed HBO series — bled through the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Lena Dunham is even more of a New Yorker than you might think. Los Angeles, in fact, makes her "very sad."
And she's not even considering the traffic.
The "Girls" creator and star and quintessential Big Apple millennial graces the February cover of...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The drug-related death last month of “Glee” star Cory Monteith will be addressed in the third episode of the Fox musical comedy when it returns next month, although it remains unclear if the circumstances of his passing will be part of the...
| 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,...