Today's Five Best Columns
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Mar 11, 2014 5:40PM ET
Amazon Studios has reportedly ordered Transparent, a critical favorite among their pilots, to series, according to Andrew Wallenstein of Variety.
Mar 11, 2014 11:10AM ET
There's a reason Sandra Bullock felt so alone in Gravity: not only was her character stranded in space, but she was starring in one of the few box office hits featuring a female protagonist.
Mar 11, 2014 9:24AM ET
We're about a month away from the start of a new season of Mad Men, which means Jon Hamm is out and about doing delightful media appearances.
Mar 10, 2014 5:05PM ET
BBC America's been teasing the return of their beloved cult clone drama Orphan Black for a while now, and finally today they released a full trailer, which raises all sorts of clone-related questions.
Mar 10, 2014 4:16PM ET
Last night the new drama Resurrection gave ABC its best Sunday ratings for the season, and there's more where that came from. Dead-but-not-zombie shows are the new hot thing.
Mar 10, 2014 2:00PM ET
Now that True Detective is gone are you eager for another dark series with episodes all helmed by a single auteur? Well, here's a teaser for Cinemax's The Knick, which stars Clive Owen and is directed entirely by Steven Soderbergh.
Mar 10, 2014 10:18AM ET
Were we satisfied by how True Detective wrapped up? Was enough time spent on the mythology of the Yellow King? What do we want in a second season? David and Esther discuss.
Mar 10, 2014 8:38AM ET
“I’m not Oprah,” Lindsay Lohan yelled into a cell phone in the first episode of her new show on OWN.
Mar 9, 2014 10:30PM ET
What is happiness for Hannah and Adam? Obviously, no one really knows at the end of this week's episode.
Mar 7, 2014 5:53PM ET
True Detective comes to a close on Sunday, which means we will finally get some answers about The Yellow King, Carcosa, and the Spaghetti Monster. Or not. This finale has a the potential to piss a lot of people off.
Mar 7, 2014 3:45PM ET
The post-Tom Cruise divorce Katie Holmes career revival is in full swing, and Ms. Holmes is headed back to the medium that made her: television.
Mar 7, 2014 11:38AM ET
The South by Southwest film festival officially opened for business today, featuring a stacked lineup of independent films guaranteed to garner buzz, although most of them won't be in the running for any prizes.
Mar 6, 2014 5:51PM ET
Brandchannel gave The Secret Life of Walter Mitty an award for the worst product placement of 2013, and they were right.
Mar 6, 2014 4:53PM ET
E! is venturing out of the real life (ha!) world of the Kardashians, picking up their first original scripted series, a drama about fictional British royals starring 90s icon who didn't have an affair with Bill Clinton Elizabeth Hurley.
Mar 6, 2014 4:05PM ET
Here is a trailer for Frank, in which beautiful man Michael Fassbender wears a giant papier-mâché head for the entire movie to play the titular character.
Mar 6, 2014 12:45PM ET
There's a new teaser out for the first part of the final season of Mad Men. It's cryptic! What did you expect?
Mar 6, 2014 11:46AM ET
The MTV Movie Awards don't matter, save for one category: Best Kiss. What gave the 2013 Best Kiss nominees their crucial edge? Let's dig deep.
Mar 5, 2014 5:09PM ET
Tony Revolori, the young star of Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel, knows how to draw a mustache.
Mar 5, 2014 1:57PM ET
Two Hollywood trades today are furthering whispers that Steven Spielberg might just want to remake West Side Story. Boy, boy, crazy, boy.
Mar 5, 2014 9:36AM ET
Is it a reality show trainwreck thinly disguised as art? Is it a serious look into the life of our most troubled star? Is it a filmed self-help session with Oprah? Is it a little bit of each?
Mar 5, 2014 8:49AM ET
If you had asked us which Saturday Night Live cast member should be in the promos with Lena Dunham we would have said Kate McKinnon: luckily the folks over at Studio 8H read our minds.
Mar 4, 2014 6:05PM ET
John Travolta was upset about messing up Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars, but he took the advice of Idina (or, rather, Queen Elsa) and is now embracing it like the rest of us.
Mar 4, 2014 3:13PM ET
Joining a project that gets increasingly more interesting, Timbaland has boarded Empire—a Fox drama pilot from Lee Daniels—as songwriter and song producer.
Mar 4, 2014 2:25PM ET
What's next for the four winners of the acting prizes last night? Let's analyze their future plans and make some handy suggestions as to what they should follow up the biggest moments of their careers with.
Mar 4, 2014 9:37AM ET
In 1853, the New York Times wrote about Solomon Northup, the man whose story inspired the Best Picture-winning 12 Years a Slave. The paper spelled his name wrong.
Mar 4, 2014 7:58AM ET
Idina Menzel had a rough night at the Oscars, but this makes up for it entirely.
Mar 3, 2014 6:17PM ET
Leonardo DiCaprio lost the Oscar for Best Actor, which according to Tumblr means that he is Elsa from Frozen.
Mar 3, 2014 4:46PM ET
Best Animated Feature winner Frozen is great–that's undeniable—but the Best Song-winning team knows they have to fix one problem for the inevitable musical.
Mar 3, 2014 3:02PM ET
Oscar Host Ellen DeGeneres' Twitter-breaking selfie was perhaps the most meme-able moment of last night, aside from whatever was going on with John Travolta.
Mar 3, 2014 2:21PM ET
Johnny Weir has cast his now-legendary shade over the Oscar proceedings, and it even managed to hit everyone's favorite Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o.