BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — With hit shows like “Empire,” ”black-ish” and “How to Get Away With Murder,” diversity is the new normal in TV. That...
Film Review: ‘My Voice, My Life’
If you expected class distinctions would vanish in Hong Kong after re-integrating with the Mainland, reality has been profoundly disappointing. For many, the only significant... Read more
Film Review: ‘American Ultra’
“American Ultra”—is it a cigarette brand? No, but it’s certainly a movie about smoking. Very much so. It’s also about that ultra-American kid: the Wal-Mart... Read more
Film Review: ‘The Iron Ministry’
Anyone who still holds to the illusion that the People’s Republic of China was a classless society will stand corrected by the extreme economic stratification... Read more
Supervillain to the Rescue?
Pack evil together tightly, twist to foment anger, and release. When the bowels of the earth spew out enough villains, people will come—DC Entertainment is... Read more
‘When Calls the Heart': Wholesome Family Entertainment
“When Calls the Heart” is a rare gem in today’s television fare. The family-friendly weekly series is a wholesome drama that all ages can watch... Read more
Film Review: ‘Being Evel’
If you were kid growing up in the late ’70s, you were probably all about “Star Wars,” but if you were carrying a lunch box to... Read more
Film Review: ‘Z for Zachariah’
When universes blow up, according to Eastern philosophies, all lives get destroyed except for a few lucky ones who happened to be in exactly the... Read more
Film Review: The Spam From U.N.C.L.E.
Here a spy, there a spy, everywhere a spy-spy. James Bond, Ethan Hunt (“Mission Impossible,”) Jason Bourne, and Napoleon Solo (“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.”)—all spies... Read more
Acts Find Unique Ways to Sell Music, Reach Fans on Twitter
ATLANTA — From Kanye West to Taylor Swift to Rihanna, more and more musicians are debuting audio, photo and video content on Twitter to boost... Read more
For Greta Gerwig, a Screwball Turn Before a Directing Debut
NEW YORK — Greta Gerwig is sitting in a Greenwich Village cafe trying to explain how she goes from being fully enmeshed in creating a... Read more
Dinner with Sharon Stone
The thousand dollar a plate affair boasted all the tony trappings. Private mansion, beefed-up security, major Hollywood star-power, a flotilla of ambassadors and a humanitarian... Read more
‘Meru': Climbing the Deadly Anti-Everest
The most dangerous mountain on the planet, deep in the hinterlands of India’s Garhwal Himalayas, soars 21,850 feet off the deck. Mount Meru carves the... Read more
Film Review: Molly Moon and the Incredible Book of Hypnotism
If you don’t work in publishing, you might not realize how many “Harry Potter” wannabes have been pitched, published, and forgotten since the series started... Read more
10 Eerily Spot-On Performances in Music Biopics
The best musical biopics result when the actor feels the role so powerfully, it goes beyond mimicry and gets into what’s commonly known as “channeling.”... Read more
Will HBO Renew ‘True Detective’ For a Season 3?
After the Season 2 finale for HBO’s “True Detective,” it’s only natural to wonder if a Season 3 is in the works. Critics gave the... Read more
Star Wars Episode 7: International Trailer Features an Impressive New Shot
A new Star Wars trailer features an impressive new shot of a military parade. The trailer was released by Star Wars’ official Korean YouTube channel... Read more