Monday, January 19, 2015
Director Alejandro Inarritu says the only way to communicate the struggle between a celebrity and his ego in “Birdman” was through long, uninterrupted shots that move at the pace of life.
When the White House operator tracked down Senator Patrick Leahy two decades ago to take a call, the secretary of state, Warren Christopher, asked the lawmaker to “turn down the radio.”
Mark Zuckerberg has made his next book club pick, a release he considers especially timely after the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.
Sunday, January 18, 2015
A best-selling account of a 6-year-old boy's journey to heaven and back has been pulled after the boy retracted his story.
Henri Krug, the great champagne maker, once said that in a good year God makes the wine but in a bad year the winemaker helps God. The latter applies to the 2013 vintage in Burgundy, which locals described as “challenging.”
Responding for the first time to the firestorm of criticism over the lack of diversity in this year's Oscar nominations, film academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs says the all-white acting slate inspires her to accelerate the academy's push to be more inclusive.
Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev's somber social drama “Leviathan” may have been nominated for an Oscar, but at home the film has sparked heated debate, with the arts minister claiming it blackens Russia's image.
Surviving members of the Grateful Dead are planning a reunion in a likely finale to the band that spawned a countercultural movement through their legions of traveling fans.
Italia Ricci plays a twenty-something journalist who is battling leukemia on ABC Family's “Chasing Life.” It's not an easy role, the actress says.
Dolly Parton, the busty U.S. country star who rose out of poverty to become one of the most nominated Grammy winners, is the subject of a new movie series, NBC said Friday.