Sunday, September 28, 2014
It's called “Saturday Night Live” and it's made in New York, but as the storied U.S. comedy sketch show cruises into middle age, it's more like Saturday Night all the time — and everywhere.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
With a pair of much-anticipated book adaptations, two heavyweight American filmmakers frame the 52nd annual New York Film Festival.
In poking fun at the Miss America pageant on the most recent episode of HBO's “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver reached for the comedic equivalent of low-hanging fruit. Then he veered into something wholly unexpected — investigative journalism.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Archibald Snatcher, “The Boxtrolls” villain voiced by Ben Kingsley, did not walk between sets during filming. Instead, he was delicately perched on a pillow and wheeled gingerly through the studio.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
An Indonesian cabinet minister praised Taiwan's music, film and animated film industries Tuesday, saying that there is much her country can learn from Taiwan.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
“Downton Abbey,” the British period drama that has attracted a cult following worldwide, is back this week, with 8.4 million Britons watching the first episode of the new series.
The backstory of Batman's many villains came to life Monday in a new U.S. television drama series that Fox hopes will help lift its prime-time ratings out of the doldrums.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The young-adult adaptation “The Maze Runner” raced to the top of the box-office with US$32.5 million, giving a budding franchise a quick start out of the gate.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Twenty years after his breakthrough movie “Clerks,” director Kevin Smith is back with “Tusk” — a dark comedy featuring Johnny Depp as a cop hunting a psychopath who is trying to turn a man into a walrus.