| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:51 AM
The Fourth of July will be a time for marathons and holiday films. Beyond the fireworks, here are a few special events to keep in mind:
"The Andy Griffith Show" gets a lot of love from TV Land. The channel offers episodes of the classic 1960s sitcom...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Tom Perrotta's novels are proving irresistible to Hollywood. First there was "Election," both funny and dark, and the much more serious "Little Children," for which Perrotta got an Oscar nomination. Now comes "The Leftovers," a new drama on HBO that makes...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
What did you do this past weekend? Chances are it didn't equal the drama spawned by a few men over two chaotic hours of sketch comedy Friday at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles.
Dr. Steve Brule, the crooked-spectacled, mush-mouthed...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Expect an abundance of blue, a sprinkling of east Asian culture and garments inspired by nature when the world's top designers present their spring fashion collections this week in New York.
Top designers' sketches and insights about their inspiration...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:43 PM
The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park returns to "The Twilight Zone" this weekend. The theater will once again present staged versions of four episodes from the classic series "The Twilight Zone."
The episodes adapted for this year's installment are:...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Richard Bare is a veteran of the Hollywood studio system, when those fortunate enough to have a job could rely on a steady paycheck. But he also knows something about being an unknown filmmaker trying to slip a foot in the door.
| May 7, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Prolific character actor James Whitmore appeared in countless films ("The Asphalt Jungle," "The Shawshank Redemption") and TV series ("The Twilight Zone") in his six -decade career, earning Oscar nominations for 1949's "Battleground" and 1975's "Give...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Before his death in 1975 at age 50, Rod Serling was one of the top Emmy Award-winning writers during the golden age of live TV drama of the 1950s, penning such acclaimed dramas as "Patterns," "Requiem for a Heavyweight" and "The Comedian." In the 1960s he...
| Jun 2, 2013
Summer is my favorite season — always has been. Partly, it's the light: slow and thick, like a glaze of honey spread across the world. Partly, it's the heat, which I feel in my joints, making me imagine I was loose-limbed again.
But more than...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:00 AM
They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time.
At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:25 PM
"The Wire," HBO's groundbreaking and multi-layered drama about drugs, politics and life in Baltimore, is generally regarded by TV critics and experts as one of TV's finest and most eloquent dramas ever. The show has gained even more admirers and acclaim...