November 20, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week Nov. 18 - 24 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES Criminal Minds : A busload of children goes missing on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., Sending Rossi (Joe Mantegna) and the BAU team into action in this new episode. Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, A.J. Cook and Kirsten Vangsness also star (9 p.m. CBS). Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: When detectives investigate reports of sexual abuse at an elite private school, decades of secrets are exposed in this new episode (9 p.m. NBC)
November 9, 2012 |
Social media can foster odd friends and even odder enemies. Deadmau5 and Madonna recently got into it on Twitter. But the oddest Twitter fight pair in recent memory may be CNN anchor Don Lemon and Jonah Hill, star of "21 Jump Street. " The fight began Thursday night when Lemon took to his Twitter feed and announced , "Said hi to @jonahhill in hotel. Think he thought i was bellman. Didn't know his name til bellman told me. A lesson to always be kind. " According to several reports, Hill responded with a tweet that he has since deleted: "@DonLemonCNN I said hi what do you want me to do move in with you?
July 3, 2012 |
Someday when a diabolical alien species from a faraway galaxy has taken control of our planet, our evil bug-eyed rulers will occasionally find themselves pondering the oddities of early 21st century American civilization. Why, for example, were so many earthlings infatuated with Charlie Sheen? How did a baseball team called the Chicago Cubs manage to lose so many games? And most puzzling of all, why were 21st century moviegoers so eager to see dozens upon dozens of comedies populated with vulgar, wise-cracking, weed-smoking, underachieving man-children whose entire lives seemed to revolve around a misty-eyed nostalgia for '80s TV shows, movies and big-haired rock bands?
June 29, 2012 |
This post has been updated, as indicated below. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited 176 new members into the organization on Friday, including Octavia Spencer, Terrence Malick, Matthew McConaughey, Kristen Wiig, Kerry Washington, Will Packer, Wong Kar Wai and Michelle Yeoh. A Los Angeles Times study published earlier this year found that academy voters are markedly less diverse than the moviegoing public and even more monolithic than many in the film industry may suspect.
April 8, 2012
SUNDAY That sinking feeling: "Titanic: The Final Word With James Cameron," hosted by the A-list director and sometime undersea explorer, is one of myriad offerings this week commemorating the 100th anniversary of the most famous disaster in maritime history. (National Geographic, 8 p.m.) It's all about women behaving badly when "Nurse Jackie" and "The Big C" return with new episodes. And Jennifer Love Hewitt, below, rubs some folks the wrong way in the new drama "The Client List.
March 19, 2012 |
The high school-set "21 Jump Street" taught its competition a lesson at the box office this weekend, easily collecting the majority of ticket sales at the multiplex. The film, starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum as cops who go back to high school on an undercover mission, reaped a healthy $35 million, according to an estimate by distributor Sony Pictures. "21 Jump Street" was the only new movie to hit theaters nationwide this weekend, though two other comedies debuted in about 60 of the country's top markets.