| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Hey, "The Walking Dead" is back on AMC!
It's been two months since we've been able to spend our Sunday nights watching men and women in tattered clothing brutally slaughtering rotting men and women in even more tattered clothing/skin, unless you...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Irish actor Aidan Gillen plays Petyr Baelish, a sometimes villainous schemer nicknamed Littlefinger, on HBO's "Game of Thrones." Once humiliated in a duel with Lord Brandon Stark for the hand of Lady Catelyn Tully, Baelish now seeks out Catelyn's naive...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Netflix CFO David Wells said the No. 1 streaming service will expand the breadth of its programming over the next few quarters, through original series and with more emphasis on licensing exclusive and "four- and five-star content."
"Our intent is to...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 7:20 AM
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/...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A woman sleeping next to her child in her Southwest Baltimore home awoke to the sound of three or four gunshots. Her husband told her to get down. After a few moments, they looked out the window to an empty street.
No one was running. Nothing looked out...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
American audiences are so crazy about zombies they'll even watch them speaking French, with subtitles. The cult-like success of "The Returned" on Sundance Channel (Stephen King has been tweeting about it) is helping to reverse U.S. networks' traditional...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:19 PM
It was a sweet year to be a TV critic. Some of us have been shouting into the wind for years, but finally and yet somewhat miraculously, television is being acknowledged as a legitimate and ascendant art form.
Books were published, panels held,...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:30 PM
David Simon, whose credits include "The Wire," "Treme" and "Homicide: Life on the Street" -- has been tapped as the recipient of the Ian McClellan Hunter Award for career achievement from the Writers Guild of America East.
"David Simon's distinguished...
| May 6, 2014
| 7:36 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing how "24" did in the ratings.
The Skinny: Our website has a brand new look, so be sure and take it all in and spread the good word. Today's roundup includes a look at Dawn Hudson's tenure as CEO of the Academy of Motion...