‘Mad Men’ Q&A: Jared Harris on Directing This Week’s Episode and Playing Lane Pryce It seems fitting that Jared Harris directed “Time & Life,” this week’s episode of “Mad Men,” since it dealt ... a contract for a long term on a TV show. I’d mostly done movies before. It had a big effect because people in the business watch ... 04/27/2015 - 8:41 am | View Link
ArtsBeat: Video Reviews of ‘Furious 7,’ ‘Woman in Gold’ and ‘5 to 7’ See all of this week’s reviews. ArtsBeat: Video Reviews of ‘Furious 7,’ ‘Woman in Gold’ and ‘5 to 7’ The New York Times film critics review “Furious 7,” “Woman in Gold” and “5 to 7.” The Times’s critics offer their takes on the ... 04/3/2015 - 2:30 am | View Link
In Recovery, but That Might Not Be Enough This week’s bid for “Blair Witch ... plays on the conventions of exorcism movies; one highlight occurs when Jason spikes the cooler at an addicts’ group meeting with holy water. The main drawback of “Inner Demons,” no matter how skillful the ... 10/2/2014 - 1:57 pm | View Link
Counting Death in the Movies In last week’s Riff, Alexander Huls bemoans the death of death in Hollywood ... For characters that die and stay dead, the website Movie Body Counts keeps track of deaths in movies, not including those you can’t count directly. The FAQ page is clear ... 04/22/2014 - 5:31 am | View Link
Friday Night Music: More San Fermin I know, it’s only Friday afternoon, but I’m deeply jet lagged, and ready to collapse. I also know that a lot of readers didn’t “get” last week’s Friday Night Music — at least as I understood it, they mistook Rae Cassidy’s deliberate ... 11/16/2013 - 11:09 am | View Link
Movies Over the course of his career, the Canadian filmmaker Bruce LaBruce has made often subversive, sometimes playful and always queer work for the big screen. 04/27/2015 - 12:48 pm | View Website
Culture and the Arts The ArtsBeat blog is devoted to culture news and reviews, and to the work and interests of the reporters and critics of The Times’s culture department and the Book ... 04/27/2015 - 2:04 am | View Website
Brian Tee has been cast as Shredder in the upcoming Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 movie, according to Variety.
Tee starred in 2013's The Wolverine as Noburo Mori and in the web series Mortal Kombat Legacy as Liu Kang. Tee will work alongside comedian Tyler Perry as scientist Baxter Stockman and Arrow's Stephen Amell, who will be playing Casey Jones.
Yahoo kicked off NewFront week in NYC today by stepping up its effort to blur, if not erase, the line befween online and TV programming. It unveiled 18 series, including a Simon Cowell-produced DJ talent show, a daily news show hosted by Katie Couric, a live weekly business news show, and magazine-related series including one featuring model Naomi Campbell and another with actress Michelle Rodriguez.
"We know that advertisers want to tap into premium video content that…
EXCLUSIVE: In what will be his first collaboration at New Line in a very long time, Michael De Luca is at the center of a deal for Dukes Of Oxy, an article in the April 23 issue of Rolling Stone, about a pair of teen high school wrestlers from Florida who built a multi-million dollar business smuggling OxyContin and other painkillers.
HBO Films has teamed with writer Kirk Ellis, producer Doug Ellin and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV for a project about Harriet Tubman, with Oscar nominee Viola Davis set to portray the famous abolitionist.
Based on the biography Bound For The Promised Land by historian Kate Clifford Larson, the film, now in development, tells the story of American hero Tubman. Born a slave, she escaped and, via an intricate escape network of secret routes and safe houses known as the…
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[Spoilers for the "Mad Men" episode "Time & Life," as well as the "Game of Thrones" Season 4 episode, "Red Wedding," below.]
Viewers of last night's "Mad Men" got to witness a pretty kick-ass Peggy speech as well as some monumental shifts for the business of Sterling Cooper & Partners.
So Joss Whedon, TV cult hero and creator of the Buffyverse, has spent most of the last five years engaged in immensely lucrative struggle with a Marvel Comics mashup franchise. Toward what end, I am genuinely not sure. I have tried to take the question seriously: I went back and watched “The Avengers” again, and now I have seen its sequel, “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” also written and directed by Whedon.