Film & TV

How Did Leonard Nimoy Come Up With Vulcan Salute?

In this May 14, 2013 file photo, Leonard Nimoy arrives at the LA premiere of "Star Trek Into Darkness" at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Nimoy, famous for playing officer Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
In this May 14, 2013 file photo, Leonard Nimoy arrives at the LA premiere of "Star Trek Into Darkness" at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Nimoy, famous for playing officer Mr. Spock in “Star Trek” died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 in Los Angeles of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Leonard Nimoy aka Spock passed away on Friday, and some fans of the beloved actor are wondering how he came up with the popular Vulcan...




  • Julie Bowen,  Ed O'Neill, and Ty Burrell in an episode of "Modern Family" that takes place entirely on devices. (AP Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Television)

    ‘Modern Family’ Producer Talks Episode Shot With iPhone

    NEW YORK—For this week’s “Modern Family,” producers put down their expensive professional cameras and shot the episode with iPhones and other Apple devices. Seen through... Read more

  • Academy Awards Host Neil Patrick Harris (C) and all the nominees for the 87th Annual Academy Awards, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Calif., on Feb. 2.  (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    After the Oscars, Diversity Remains a Topic of Discussion

    NEW YORK—What was missing from the Academy Awards turned out to be the issue that could not be ignored on the night trophies were handed... Read more

  • Michael Keaton in "Birdman." (Fox Searchlight)

    Why Films About Films Keep Winning Best Picture

    On Sunday night, “Birdman“ took home the top prizes at the Oscars, winning Best Director, Best Screenplay, and Best Picture, marking the third time in four years... Read more

  • akota Johnson, left, and Jamie Dornan appear in a scene from the film, "Fifty Shades of Grey." (AP Photo/Universal Pictures and Focus Features)

    ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Stays on Top of Weekend Box Office

    LOS ANGELES—”Fifty Shades of Grey” didn’t relinquish control of the box office. Universal’s erotic drama starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan earned $23.2 million at... Read more

  • This image released by Paramount Pictures shows, standing from left, Tessa Thompson, Omar Dorsey, Colman Domingo, David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr., André Holland, Corey Reynolds and Lorraine Toussaint in a scene from "Selma." The film was nominated for five Spirit Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Winners will be revealed at the annual awards ceremony on Feb. 21. 2015. The ceremony will air live from Santa Monica, Calif. on IFC. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures, Atsushi Nishijima)

    Dr. Martin Luther King Said This After the Third Selma March

    At the end of the third March from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965, Martin Luther King gave a speech that director Ava Duvernay... Read more

  • This image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Michael Keaton, left, and Edward Norton in a scene from "Birdman," which won the Academy Award for Best Picture on Sunday.  (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures)

    The Secret to Winning an Oscar Is All About Timing

    It’s a much vaunted belief that the release date of a movie is incredibly influential on its chances for winning the Academy Awards. The closer... Read more

  • Selma director Ava DuVernay in Los Angeles in Nov. 2012. (Valerie Macon/Getty Images for TheWrap)

    Oscar Snub Won’t Slow ‘Selma’ Director Ava DuVernay

    Too much ink has been spilled on Ava DuVernay being snubbed for Best Director for Selma. It’s true, she was robbed. But she is bigger... Read more

  • Screenshot 2015-02-22 at 11.54.59 AM

    Why American Sniper Used a Fake Baby–and Other Infamous Fake Babies

    American Sniper could lose its bid for Best Picture at the Academy Awards on Sunday, some experts say, for one reason–the fake baby in a... Read more

  • Actor Bradley Cooper speaks on a panel during the launch event for "Got Your 6," a multifaceted program that includes encouraging film and television to include characters who are veterans, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at the National Geographic Society in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Bradley Cooper: What’s Next for Actor After American Sniper?

    Bradley Cooper is an Oscar nominee for his role as Chris Kyle in American Sniper, but many fans are wondering–what’s he up to right now? ... Read more

  • (Illustration by Mark Ross/Epoch Times. Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

    10 Actors Who Prove That Oscars Don’t Guarantee Career Longevity

    Every actor wants an Oscar. It’s whe apex peer and industry honor, the most respected acting award in the profession, and automatically guarantees continued success, right?... Read more

  • Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake

    Saturday Night Live Celebrates 40 Years, Draws Audience of Millions

    Late night sketch comedy show “Saturday Night Live” celebrated its 40th anniversary this past weekend with a 3.5-hour Sunday primetime special. The star-studded special event... Read more

  • Japanese animated film director Isao Takahata speaks about his latest film "The Tale of The Princess Kaguya" with its poster during an interview at his office, Studio Ghibli, in suburban Tokyo, Feb. 12, 2015 (AP/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    Hand-Drawn ‘Princess’ Stands Apart From Other Oscar Nominees

    TOKYO—The princess laughs and floats in sumie-brush sketches of faint pastel, a lush landscape that animated film director Isao Takahata has painstakingly depicted to relay... Read more

  • Jon Stewart, winner Outstanding Varety Series for "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart", poses backstage at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Comedy Central announced Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, that Stewart will will leave "The Daily Show" later this year. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

    The ‘Daily Show’ Search Is On: Who’s the Next Jon Stewart?

    LOS ANGELES—The question of who can replace Jon Stewart on “The Daily Show” seems roughly akin to asking his fans what might serve for the... Read more

  • Julianne Moore (L) and Sarah Gadon in “Maps to the Stars.” (Focus Features)

    Next on the Big Screen: February 2015

    Opening February 6 ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Starring: Mila Kunis, Channing Tatum, Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Terry Gilliam What: From the Wachowskis. It’s their first time... Read more

  • (L-R) Executive producers Danny Strong, Brian Grazer, and Lee Daniels of the new television drama series "Empire" in West Hollywood, Calif.. on November 3, 2014. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

    Executive Producer Tells All About Hit Show ‘Empire’ on Reddit AMA

    Co-creator and executive producer for FOX’s new hit TV show Empire, Danny Strong, joined reddit’s live Ask Me Anything (AMA) to answer questions about the show. ... Read more

  • Actor Denzel Washington  at the Kursaal Palace in San Sebastian, Spain, on September 19, 2014 . Washington may be showing interest in a guest appearance in the Fox hit TV show "Empire."  (Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

    What Does Denzel Washington Say About Fox Hit ‘Empire?’

    The new hit family melodrama Empire, which debuted on Fox Jan. 7, has a line-up of guest celebrities to keep the momentum going, and its... Read more


    Top