| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Here's what to watch or skip on TV during the week of Oct. 21 to Oct. 27.
Monday, Oct. 21
CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story
8 p.m. Monday, VH1
The 1990s-era hip-hop trio gets its own biopic starring Chicago area native Keke Palmer.
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| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:18 PM
A year ago, Steven Spielberg was front and center with "Lincoln," a critical and box office success and an awards season mainstay. Since then, the director has taken his time settling on a new project, experiencing a few false starts and leaving his...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
OXENFORD, Australia — Angelina Jolie was ready to step behind the cameras again. Her directing debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," hadn't been a box-office or critical hit, but making the 2011 Bosnian war drama had fueled her desire to become a...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:46 PM
I know I'm late with this, but I wanted to share as few thoughts about the second season of "Vikings." I liked the show a lot in its first season and am happy to see that the second won't be a letdown.
When you go to watch a show that by its subject...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
In the last few years, Starz has explored far flung places and times in search of a hit original drama. Think "Spartacus," "Da Vinci's Demons" and "Black Sails."
But its latest original drama, "Power," is set in the gritty here and now. And it is...
| Jul 1, 2014
When South Florida geeks assemble for the pop-culture emporium known as Florida Supercon, they may count among them a brand of nerd more power-hungry than any house in Westeros: the dreaded "Game of Thrones" fan.
"They like to bite, punch and swing...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Andy Whitfield, who starred in "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" on Starz, has died.
The 37-year-old lost his battle with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. His wife, Vashti, who was with him in Sydney, Australia, said in a...
| Jan 8, 2012
The quietest room in Hollywood may be the office where John Williams composes. In a bungalow on the Universal Studios lot, steps from the production company of his most frequent collaborator, director Steven Spielberg, Williams works alone at a 90-year-...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 6:09 PM
When I first met Andy Whitfield in 2010, the "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" star joked about creator Steven S. DeKnight's penchant for killing off lead characters on what he would help make a hit series for Starz.
"Who knows, maybe I won't survive this...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:02 PM
One of what is likely to be many water-cooler moments in "Spartacus: Vengeance" occurs in the premiere.
As anyone knows who has seen the previous installments of the series about gladiator-turned-rebel leader Spartacus, creator Steven S. DeKnight and his...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Like his character Gannicus in "Spartacus: Vengeance," Dustin Clare is a man of few words, at least if you're trying to get him to reveal much about his return to the series.
"No, you're going to have to tune in Friday," the star of last year's prequel,"...