| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Comcast Corp. has signed a licensing agreement with Sony Pictures Entertainment that will increase the number of titles offered for sale through Comcast's recently launched digital store.
The deal with Sony is noteworthy because it allows Comcast...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Comcast customers can now buy access to "House of Cards" season 1 through their cable set-top box and watch it across multiple devices -- no Netflix subscription required.
The cable giant struck a pact with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, giving...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Does this house look familiar? Participating in "The Miracle on 34th Street" is a privilege a few friends and I have had for the past two years. Boh and Utz are pretty cute, right?
There was a new addition to the display for 2013 — painted...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As Napoleon found out at the turn of the 19th century, conquering all of Europe is easier said than done. But history may not dissuade Netflix from trying.
The streaming service will expand its footprint on the continent this year, as CEO Reed Hastings...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Not even a mid-show pizza order can turn Hollywood's biggest night into a dorm party.
Ellen DeGeneres, on her second go-around as host, steered the 86th Annual Academy Awards on a safe, only slightly wacky course Sunday night, popping in and out of the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before insert funny line here. Oops, did I really do that?
The Skinny: I caught some of the British version of "House of Cards" last night and liked it. It felt more gritty and less glamorous than the Netflix version. Also finally...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics Co. struck social media gold when Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres used one of its smartphones to take what has now become the world's most famous selfie.
DeGeneres never mentioned Samsung, a major Academy Awards...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Four years ago, when the state's lack of tax incentives sent our local and union film crews off to earn their taxable income in other states, I, having just spent seven months in Detroit working on a very high-budget movie about boxing robots, returned...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
What if the creators of AMC's "The Walking Dead" produced Netflix's political drama "House of Cards" in a similar way?
District 7 Media, the company behind the time lapse footage in the opening credits for "Cards," recreated the title sequence to...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:03 PM
You know that Washington, D.C.-based drama, the one with all the murder, sex, intrigue and timely political innuendoes? No, no, not "House of Cards." The one with all the wigs. You know, "The Americans."
With this week's debut of season two of FX's...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Seth Rogen visited Capitol Hill on Wednesday not to discuss the legalization of marijuana, nor to shoot the third season of Netflix's "House of Cards." No, Mr. Rogen went to Washington to make a case for Alzheimer's disease research.
Yeah, we're just as...