| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:00 AM
From the moment it premiered, Showtime's high-stakes, wildly ambitious spy thriller "Homeland" was not so much discussed as it was anointed. It was the first drama to both embody post-9/11 anxiety and serve as a master class in acting, a narrative high-...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
BEIJING — Eva Jin isn't the only female director making waves in China. This year alone, Zhao Wei's "So Young" made nearly $115 million and Xue Xiaolu's "Finding Mr. Right" took in $85 million.
Shaoyi Sun, a professor of film and TV at Shanghai...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Disrobing for the cameras may not be easy at first, but after a while it can acquire a certain workaday familiarity. "Now I don't even get nervous about it," Lizzy Caplan said after a day of shooting on the Sony lot in Culver City.
Such anxiety could be...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Three years after the end of "Lost," Damon Lindelof is heading back to TV with a new series titled "The Leftovers."
HBO announced Monday that it had ordered a 10-episode first season of the series, to be run by Lindelof, the co-creator and co-showrunner...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 7:34 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing how the debut of "Sleepy Hollow" did.
The Skinny: I finally finished the season finale of "Newsroom" last night. That was some serious torture, particularly the last few minutes thanks to that butchering of Pete...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Going into Sunday's Emmy telecast, all eyes are on "Breaking Bad." It's picked up a slew of acting awards during its five-season run and is this year's odds-on favorite for drama series; as the show moves toward its Sept. 29 finale, its ratings have...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Fans of "Breaking Bad" have just two more episodes to learn the fate of Walter White and his crystal meth empire, but at Sunday night's Emmy Awards, the AMC drama looks poised to glide over all.
The nail-biting serial, about a milquetoast high-school...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:03 PM
"Intelligence," the new CBS drama starring "Lost" alum Josh Holloway, will get a special premiere after an episode of ratings powerhouse "NCIS" before moving to its regular Monday night timeslot.
The series will get a special preview at 9 p.m. PT Jan. 7...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:07 AM
"The Walking Dead" proves unpredictable once again! You thought last week's episode was a one-off detour into the Governor's activities since last season, and this week would return us to the exploits of Rick, Glenn and the rest of the prison crew. But...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When it comes to gift books, I find myself drawn to some unorthodox choices this year. At the head of my list is Joe Sacco's "The Great War" (W.W. Norton, boxed, $35): a single panoramic drawing — 24 feet long, and accordion-folded in a slipcase...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:16 AM
A long-ago shelved album that Johnny Cash recorded in the early 1980s while still at Columbia Records will be released on March 25 after being rediscovered by his son, John Carter Cash.
The only child of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash came across...