"12 Years a Slave," "Osage County" top SAG noms
Published 12/11/2013 at 11:37 a.m. 0 comments
Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave," Jon Wells' dysfunctional family adaptation "August: Osage County," Jean-Marc Vallee's AIDS drama "Dallas Buyers Club" and the sweeping White House servant tale "Lee Daniels' The Butler" topped the list of outstanding performances ...
Evangeline Lilly, once 'Lost' but now sure of her elf
Published 12/11/2013 at 10:30 a.m. 0 comments
It wasn’t so long ago that Evangeline Lilly was one of those strident J.R.R. Tolkien fans worried that Peter Jackson’s movie adaptations wouldn’t capture the poetic soul of the fantasy she so loved as a child growing up in Canada. ...
Study: Erratic TV violence ratings fail parents
Published 12/9/2013 at 7:43 p.m. 0 comments
Violent dramas on the broadcast networks carry milder parental cautions than cable shows like “The Walking Dead” but can equal them in graphic gore, a failure of the TV ratings system, a new study found.
Sarah Palin to host outdoors show
Published 12/9/2013 at 2:54 p.m. 0 comments
The Sportsman Channel said Monday it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of a weekly outdoors-oriented program that will celebrate the "red, wild and blue" lifestyle.
STAY TUNED: TV book stays, but at a cost
Published 12/9/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
Jan writes: “I am not too happy that I now pay $28.79 a month for Naples Daily News delivery and now I am asked to pay (if I agree to the ‘opportunity’) an additional $.75 weekly for the TV guide.
Sondheim himself sings in HBO's 'Six by Sondheim'
Published 12/8/2013 at 11:41 a.m. 0 comments
“Six by Sondheim,” which airs Monday, directed by longtime Sondheim collaborator James Lapine, uses dozens of TV interviews of the revolutionary composer spanning 50 years to tell his story through six of his songs.
Ocala horses have prominent role in Hunger Games
Published 12/8/2013 at 1:07 a.m. 0 comments
When Lionsgate Films contacted Tom Warriner almost two years ago about the herd of black Friesians he oversees at the Grand Oaks Resort and Museum in southern Marion County, he never thought two of them, Dieuwe and Tristan, would play ...
James to co-star in movie
Published 12/6/2013 at 5:45 p.m. 0 comments
LeBron James is taking his game to the silver screen. The Miami Heat superstar confirmed reports before Thursday's game against the Chicago Bulls that he will co-star with Kevin Hart in the comedy "Ballers."
‘Armstrong Lie’ tracks his rise and fall
Published 12/6/2013 at 11:30 a.m. 0 comments
Lance Armstrong didn’t just repeatedly lie about doping during his seven Tour de France wins, but he maintained and even flaunted those lies through ill-gotten power — and he still believes his own hype. Such is the portrayal of the ...
Review: 'Out of the Furnace' rusted over
Published 12/6/2013 at 10:00 a.m. 0 comments
“Out of the Furnace” is an earnestly crafted, passionately acted working-class drama rusted over by its noble intentions of steel-town sympathizing.
Pass the popcorn: Relax this holiday season with a good film
Published 12/6/2013 at 9:00 a.m. 0 comments
The holiday season can be exhausting, and sometimes it’s nice to just sit back and relax for a while with a good movie and some popcorn. Here’s look at some of the season-inspired movies headed to a theater near you ...
Spike Lee riffs on 'Oldboy' in remake
Published 12/5/2013 at 4:00 p.m. 0 comments
Nobody ever accused Spike Lee of an overabundance of subtlety. So that Lee would take on a remake — or “reinterpretation,” as he calls it — of Park Chan-wook’s grotesque revenge melodrama “Oldboy” is perhaps fitting.
Alexa Davalos goes film noir in TNT's 'Mob City'
Published 12/5/2013 at 3:00 p.m. 0 comments
Alexa Davalos has handled her share of rough-and-tumble action in movies including “The Chronicles of Riddick,” “The Mist” and “Clash of the Titans.” But in TNT’s new series “Mob City,” the actress takes on the sophisticated nuances of film noir, ...
'Homefront' is standard-issue Statham, but Bosworth shines in unfamiliar role
Published 12/4/2013 at 6:02 p.m. 0 comments
The Jason Statham vehicle “Homefront” is such a generic tough-guy-against-the-odds, ’80s-style actioner that you’d swear Sly Stallone starred in it. He did, back in the day. Or versions of it.
MTV attempts to revive aging ‘Real World’ by adding exes to cast
Published 12/4/2013 at 3:36 p.m. 0 comments
Hey, remember when “The Real World” was an earnest show about diverse but well-meaning people from different walks of life sharing a house for a few months, a series that forced millions of teen and twentysomething viewers to think about ...
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