Today's Five Best Columns
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Sep 19, 2013 5:39PM ET
Community likes to brag about how under-appreciated it is, and it's getting old. The latest: A sign on the Paramount lot "congratulating" the show for receiving zero Emmy nominations.
Sep 19, 2013 3:56PM ET
There's no speaking in this new trailer for the NC-17 rated French film Blue Is the Warmest Color, but there's a ton of emotional glancing. Also, none of that graphic sex.
Sep 19, 2013 1:47PM ET
Hollywood it-boy Joss Whedon has made a lot of great television that never got the respect (or the lifespan) it deserved. Does his new show, ABC's Marvel's Agents of SHIELD live up to the legacy of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly?
Sep 19, 2013 12:40PM ET
Are we done talking about Miley Cyrus? Apparently not, because MTV has released the trailer for their documentary "Miley: The Movement."
Sep 19, 2013 9:34AM ET
The verdict's still out as to whether Agents of SHIELD is going to be the big success Marvel, Disney, and ABC hope it will be, but that hasn't stopped the comic giant from planning it's next move on TV: this time with a female character front and center.
Sep 18, 2013 4:10PM ET
In Memoriam segments at awards shows are supposed to be loving tributes to those who passed in the year. Instead they bring out the worst in people. Maybe it's time to skip them altogether.
Sep 18, 2013 2:57PM ET
The Emmys this year appear to be trying to be more like the Oscars, packing the ceremony with musical numbers that maybe aren't so necessary in this context.
Sep 18, 2013 11:31AM ET
The season premiere of New Girl implied that the show's writers aren't really sure what to make of Nick and Jess as a couple, which makes me less on board with this sitcom relationship than I thought I was.
Sep 18, 2013 11:17AM ET
Sunday's episode of Breaking Bad even had George R.R. Martin cooing, and he says Game of Thrones will never beat it at the Emmys.
Sep 18, 2013 9:04AM ET
Warner Bros. isn't shying away from an unhappy ending. The studio bought the film rights to the 40 Days of Dating blog—which recently revealed that 40 days of dating a friend does not necessarily end in a relationship.
Sep 17, 2013 5:37PM ET
Here's how you costume Helena Bonham Carter: a big dress with a tight bustier, wisps of fabric all around, and a frizzy hair style, all of which can be varied in length and color. They all look exactly the same.
Sep 17, 2013 4:41PM ET
Though the Homeland crew was scheduled to return to Israel to film parts of the show's third season, Showtime's is moving production to Morocco because of concerns related to the ongoing crisis in Syria.
Sep 17, 2013 2:22PM ET
Here's the good news: Mad Men will be on your TV for a year more than you thought it would be. Here's the bad news: that doesn't mean you'll get more episodes.
Sep 17, 2013 1:09PM ET
Put away your images of MacGruber, because in the trailer out today for Alexander Payne's gorgeous-looking Nebraska, former Saturday Night Live star Will Forte demands to be taken seriously.
Sep 17, 2013 12:11PM ET
Showtime uploaded its new show Masters of Sex on YouTube yesterday. You might be into the story of researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Or you may be interested in it because, well, sex.
Sep 17, 2013 10:08AM ET
In a episode full of great performances on Sunday night's Breaking Bad, perhaps the most surprising came from the actress playing Baby Holly. Turns out the baby ad libbed her most stunning moment. Give her an award!
Sep 17, 2013 9:11AM ET
On Jimmy Fallon's show last night Ben Affleck spoke out for the first time about being cast as Batman, and revealed that at least he was prepped by Hollywood execs for the Internet outrage.
Sep 16, 2013 4:24PM ET
NBC has released a promotional poster for Carrie Underwood's turn as Maria in The Sound of Music, and, well, let's just say she's got nothing on Julie Andrews.
Sep 16, 2013 2:00PM ET
The Fox series Sleepy Hollow, which premieres tonight, has Ichabod Crane chillin' with George Washington, fighting the Headless Horseman (who is one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse) in the modern day, dealing with the fact that his wife is a witch. And that's only the beginning.
Sep 16, 2013 12:54PM ET
What hath "Blurred Lines" music video wrought? Countless blog posts, controversy, and, now, a potential new movie star.
Sep 16, 2013 12:25PM ET
Rotten Tomatoes announced this morning that they will launch "The TV Zone" tomorrow in order to aggregate reviews of television shows. This is not a good idea.
Sep 16, 2013 11:25AM ET
The Atlantic Wire has turned to two recappers who've never seen Breaking Bad before to put fresh eyes on what some have called the best show on television. Here's what the show looks like to them.
Sep 16, 2013 9:45AM ET
Here's a lesson for everyone after Beyoncé was nearly pulled off stage by a fan in Brazil yesterday: No, you cannot touch Beyoncé at a Beyoncé concert.
Sep 16, 2013 9:04AM ET
With Diana labeled a flop in England, our attention turns to the second of two historical princess movies due out this fall: Grace of Monaco starring Nicole Kidman. But why does the trailer show us everything but Kidman?
Sep 13, 2013 4:27PM ET
With today's news that Wadjda will become the first Saudi Arabian film submitted for Oscar consideration, the film—also the first directed by a Saudi woman and the first shot in the country—continues its history-making streak.
Sep 13, 2013 2:03PM ET
Here, based on critic and pundit assessments out of Toronto, the Venice International Film Festival, and the Telluride Film Festival is our judgment of where the Oscar race stands.
Sep 12, 2013 2:50PM ET
The Academy Awards may be months away, but as journalists, critics, and pundits get their first look at some of the fall's films at the Toronto International Film Festival the Oscar talk is already pervasive.
Sep 12, 2013 12:12PM ET
This year's Kennedy Center Honors will be going to Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine and Carlos Santana. Good for them, but better still for us as the awards program is routinely one of the most enjoyable entertainment events of the year.
Sep 12, 2013 9:42AM ET
A new trailer for August: Osage County, the Meryl Streep-starring adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, once again tries to sell the film as an uplifting story about a quirky family—there's even a Lumineers song in the background.
Sep 12, 2013 9:41AM ET
The dream of more stories from J.K. Rowling about the world of Harry Potter is alive. Warner Bros. announced this morning that Rowling will make her screenwriting debut with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a film inspired by the eponymous Hogwarts textbook and about its author Newt Scamander, which will be the first in a series.