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  • 'Fantastic Four' casting of Teller and Jordan an 'Awkward' reunion

    'Fantastic Four' casting of Teller and Jordan an 'Awkward' reunion
    If you're one of the few people who saw Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller trading quips and bro-ing down in "That Awkward Moment," you'll already have a sense of their easy chemistry. The rest of us will have another chance to see them palling around...
  • Female Directors Dominate French Film Showcase

    French women filmmakers may be under-represented in the competition lineup of Cannes Film Festival, but they're surely gaining ground in recent years, accessing high-profile casts and delivering singular, often emotional films that spark international...
  • REVIEW: 'That Awkward Moment' ★★

    REVIEW: 'That Awkward Moment' ★&#9733
    More grating than peppy, the Manhattan-set romantic comedy "That Awkward Moment" proceeds as a series of awkward moments in search of a premise and a protagonist a little less stupid. Zac Efron bed-hops around as writer-director Tom Gormican's narrator/...
  • Portraying Nelson Mandela hits close to home for Idris Elba

    Portraying Nelson Mandela hits close to home for Idris Elba
    British actor Idris Elba is having what he describes as a "beautiful moment" in his career. His off-screen life, though, is another story. This summer, Elba starred in Guillermo del Toro's special-effects action thriller "Pacific Rim," in which he...
  • 'The Walking Dead's' 'Lost' Season

    Since the prison haven went kablooey - not to be confused with the overrun farm - "The Walking Dead" has entered what might be called its "Lost" season. In practical terms, that's meant shifting from everyone banded together in a communal (if usually...
  • 'The Wire' Actor Joins CBS' 'Odd Couple' Pilot

    Wendell Pierce has joined the cast of the CBS reboot of "The Odd Couple," a multi-camera comedy pilot that stars Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon as the titular pair. Pierce, who is known for his work as Det. 'Bunk' Moreland on "The Wire" and jazz...
  • President Obama says real D.C. less exciting than 'Scandal'

    President Obama says real D.C. less exciting than 'Scandal'
    President Obama appeared via remote satellite link on Ellen DeGeneres' talk show on Thursday to promote signing up for Obamacare, and among the many light topics DeGeneres hit on were the president's TV viewing habits. The commander in chief is a...
  • TCA: Showtime chief talks 'Homeland' and possible 'Dexter' return

    The third-season finale of "Homeland," Showtime's popular and controversial series about a troubled CIA agent played by Claire Danes, was one of the most debated episodes of last year, with the death of POW turned possible terrorist Nicholas Brody. When...
  • Ready to call Baltimore quits [Letter]

    Ready to call Baltimore quits [Letter]
    While I am not a native of Baltimore, I have lived in the area for six years now, and I've never seen anything quite as accurate as the commentary written by Eileen Pollock ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan. 13). I was born and raised in Boston, which is...
  • Barksdale, 'Wire' inspiration, pleads guilty in drug case

    Barksdale, 'Wire' inspiration, pleads guilty in drug case
    Nathan "Bodie" Barksdale, who helped to inspire drug-dealing characters in the TV series "The Wire," pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to heroin conspiracy charges. The reputed high-ranking Black Guerrilla Family member agreed to a plea deal that...
  • TCA: 'Gang Related' on Fox brings L.A. grit to life

    TCA: 'Gang Related' on Fox brings L.A. grit to life
    There isn't a gang in Los Angeles that the new Fox crime drama "Gang Related" doesn't explore. Russian, Korean, Latino, African American, white and more are brought to vivid, bloody life over the course of the first season, which stars Ramon Rodriguez...