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'Get On Up': Film Review
Director Tate Taylor’s energetic follow-up to "The Help" stars Chadwick Boseman as funk maestro James Brown.read more
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L.A. Mayor Left in the Dark About Malia Obama's 'Extant' Gig
Eric Garcetti told the first lady he was unaware of the 16-year-old's visit to L.A. until very recently. Her reply? "Good. You weren't supposed to."read more
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Noel Black, Director of 'Pretty Poison,' Dies at 77
He also earned an Oscar nomination for a Palme d’Or-winning short film, helmed several telefilms and worked on many TV shows.read more
‘Rising Star,’ ‘Wipeout’ Hit Lows; ‘Big Brother,’ ‘Unforgettable’ Steady
There wasn’t a whole lot happening on the broadcast ratings front Sunday, with CBS’ “Big Brother” once again the night’s standout in key demos and ABC’s unscripted ...
USA Orders ‘Colony’ Pilot From Carlton Cuse
USA Network announced the pilot pick-up of the Carlton Cuse alien drama “Colony,” about a family trying to stay together as the entire human race is threatened. The drama (“Colony...
Netflix Dives Deeper Into Documentaries, Nabbing Award-Winning 'Virunga'
Netflix continues to push into the documentary world -- in particular, issue-driven docs -- with its latest acquisition, Orlando von Einsiedel's acclaimed "Virunga," which follows a team of ...
Ryan Reynolds Cracks Jokes and Skulls in Leaked ‘Deadpool’ Test Footage (Video)
There has been talk of a “Deadpool” movie since Ryan Reynolds got his head chopped off at the end of “X-Men Origins: Wolverine,” but 20th Century Fox has yet to give the greenl...
USA Picks Up Carlton Cuse-Ryan Condal Dystopian Family Drama Pilot
USA Network has given a pilot order to “Colony,” (working title), a drama set in the near future about a family trying to stay together while also surviving the struggle of the human race ...
BuzzFeed Editor Ben Smith Details All 41 Instances of Political Reporter's Plagiarism
When so many people have access to Google, it's tough to get away with plagiarising others’ work, as BuzzFeed political writer Benny Johnson found out Friday. Allegations that Johnson was us...
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ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Issues Apology for Domestic Violence Rant
Calling himself “foolish” and “wrong,” ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith apologized Monday for suggesting women may “provoke” domestic violence. In a cold opening of...
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Hulu Plus Secures Exclusive Streaming Rights to 'Manhattan'
The WGN America drama will be available on Hulu's premium service the day after new episodes air, with those shows appearing on the free version of Hulu after three days.read more
Justin Bieber Takes 10 Year-Old Cancer Patient to Awards Show
Justin Bieber made one lucky fan’s dreams come true Sunday night in Los Angeles when he took her as his date to the Young Hollywood Awards. The 10 year-old Make-A-Wish recipient, who is battli...
NBCSN To Expand Reality Slate With Debut of Car-Auction Series
A reality series that looks at the high-pressure world of car auctions? Sounds like something you might find on Discovery Commuications’ Velocity, Viacom’s Spike or NBCUniversal’s Esquire. In fa...
Review: In 'Calvary,' Brendan Gleeson Tries Sincerity on For Size
“I think there’s too much talk about sins and not enough talk about virtues," Father James says in director John Michael McDonagh’s second film “Calvary,” an Irish mystery-comedy hybrid...
Bruce Wayne Is ‘Testing’ Himself in New ‘Gotham’ Trailer (Video)
Batman may not be popping up in new Fox drama “Gotham,” but Bruce Wayne will be preparing himself to become the Dark Knight when he grows up. A new trailer (above) for the series focusing ...
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Key & Peele Look Back on What Made Their 'Liam Neesons' Spot a Promoted Clip Worth Watching
Jokesters Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele—best known for their Comedy Central sketch comedy show Key & Peele—have created several hilarious, over-the-top characters, including su...
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Sarah Palin Rolls Out Her Own Internet TV Network
Sarah Palin has announced the launch of The Sarah Palin Channel, a subscription-based Internet TV network that offers "unfiltered," direct access to the former vice presidential candidate,...
Apple Plans to Buy Radio-Podcasting App Swell for $30 Million (Report)
Apple is close to a deal to buy the radio and podcast app Swell, which assembles talk programs into personalized streams, for about $30 million, Re/code reported. Much of the Swell team is to join Ap...
ESPN Host Stephen A. Smith Apologizes for Domestic Violence Remarks on ‘First Take’ (Video)
Stephen A. Smith has been in a little bit of hot water lately, after making remarks last Friday on ESPN's “First Take” that women sometimes provoke getting hit, which came up when he a...
Stony Brook Film Fest Awards Headlined by 'My Sweet Pepper Land,' 'Paper Souls'
Wrapping up their ten-day festival of world cinema, the 19th Annual Stony Brook Film Festival has announced its award winners. Presented by master of ceremonies John Anderson -- a contributor to Indie...

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