| Nov 11, 2011
| 10:47 AM
As the debut of her starring role in the much-anticipated "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" nears, Rooney Mara is first among equals in the ensemble cast of this boarding-school tale. Usually bookish, her character is prompted to experience more of life...
| May 16, 2012
| 10:10 AM
TBS and Just For Laughs have added comic Sarah Silverman to the Chicago festival line-up in June, along with dozens of other newly announced shows.
Silverman will host two shows at The Chicago Theatre on June 16, presenting some of her favorite comedians...
| Mar 28, 2013
In his salad days, Aussie director P.J. Hogan specialized in daft, edgy comedies about wildly eccentric characters, people so giddy they'd burst into song when words failed them.
And the world fell in love with Toni Collette's ABBA obsession in "Muriel'...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Gardens can be dangerous places for women. Consider Eve, tricked by a snake. And then there's Susan, undone by a rake.
The heroine of Alan Ayckbourn's "Woman in Mind" has concussed herself in the most cliched way possible by stepping on the wrong side...
| May 16, 2013
| 12:10 PM
No wonder sitcom creators liken getting a series on the air to creating a child; months or years of development need to combine with patience, love and the willingness to modify and tweak a concept until it hurts. Here, we talk with some of TV's top...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:58 PM
David Iserson is used to writing for TV, with credits that include "United States of Tara," "Up All Night" and currently "New Girl"-- so he's become accustomed to all the ribbing that's built into the comedy environment.
That's why the 35-year-old...
| Jul 12, 2011
Man of the House" goes from loving sitcom papas to mobsters and drug-making dads: Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner ("The Cosby Show"); David Chase ("The Sopranos"); Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"); Ron Howard ("The Andy Griffith Show"); Carl Reiner and Dick...
| Aug 16, 2011
I laughed a maniacal laugh at some of the fanboy reviews of “Final Destination 5,” raving up what they saw as the “best use of 3D” or “best 3D horror movie ever.” But what will they say when they see “Fright...
| Sep 27, 2011
Julianne Hough is in demand ahead of what could be her breakout film, her sexy turn in the “Footloose” remake. Now The Hollywood Reporter says that the dancer turned singer turned actress has been announced as the lead in Diablo “Juno...
| Jan 1, 2012
A special extended episode of prime-time TV opening sequences—part three, 1990–2011. Play the clips, vote for the best...
| Jan 23, 2012
Bryce Dallas Howard has had her second child, and Ron Howard is sending out the tweets like the excited grandpa that he is. Bryce Dallas Howard starred in "The Help" as Hilly Holbrook....