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Teresa Giudice of 'Real Housewives' Sentenced to Jail Time (And Why I Feel Sorry)

Teresa and Joe Giudice, stars of "Real Housewives of New Jersey," have been sentenced to jail time. Teresa was sentenced to 15 months in prison, starting in January 2015, and Joe Guidice was sentenced to 41 months in prison. Joe's term...Show More Summary

'SVU' Explores Sex Abuse in Hollywood

Tonight's SVU shone a light on the darkest corner of Hollywood's casting couch, where kids vying for roles are sexually abused and passed around by moguls and producers. Recap: In the wake of a hit-and-run, Nick arrests Tensley Evans, a beautiful but troubled starlet resembling Lindsey Lohan. Show More Summary

AMC's Walking Dead: Top Do's and Don't's for the Zombie Apocalypse

Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? You had better be. AMC's The Walking Dead is one of the most popular programmes in cable TV history, and it kicks off a new series Sunday night. And it's pretty educational. Fans of the show will know exactly what to do if the country gets overrun by zombies. (Don't laugh. Show More Summary

DVDs: "The Wonder Years!" Tom Cruise On Repeat & More

Still catching up with tons of releases from the past few weeks, new movies, classic films and a TV show that has been a long, long, long time coming. Cue the music... THE WONDER YEARS -- COMPLETE SERIES ($249.99 DVD; StarVista/TimeLife) -- Okay, here's the deal. Show More Summary

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: California Love with The Canyon Rays; Boardwalk Empire star John Ellison Conlee Talks Final Season and Dabney Coleman Love

Mark Hamill is a Jedi named Luke from Tatooine. Luke Hamel, on the other hand, is a musician from Los Angeles. Let the confusion end. I hear it's all the rage on the Internets. (Bright side for such a stretch by the way? Tagging Star...Show More Summary

Kill the Messenger With Michael Cuesta (VIDEO)

In his new film, Kill the Messenger, director Michael Cuesta (L.I.E., Homeland) tells the story of Pulitzer Prize-winning cum vilified journalist Gary Webb, via a sensitive performance by Jeremy Renner. Webb's 1990s investigations sought...Show More Summary

The MovieFilm Podcast: Gone Girl, Star Wars Rebels, and David Dobkin on The Judge

In this week's show, the guys make plans to leave Gotham, discuss whether Robert Downey Jr. will/should make another Iron Man movie, and the news that Paul Feig has signed on to direct an all-female Ghostbusters cast. We also unpackShow More Summary

The 10 Most Romantic 'Monster' Movies

It's Halloween time, when every network piles on the scary movies. We're not ones for blood and gore, but give us a good love story, and we'll happily take a fright or two. Not that these ten flicks are all that frightening, or blood-curdling, or horrifying -- they're mostly pretty tame compared to the usual October fare. Show More Summary

Molly Ringwald: Flirting at the Café Carlyle

"I'm an actress," exclaims Molly Ringwald on opening night of her Café Carlyle cabaret act, as if we could forget. Playful, she suggested we forego formalities and all the clichés of lounge singers, and end her set of classics from the...Show More Summary

Can Statistics Predict Game of Thrones, and Why Does It Matter?

Fans of George R. R. Martin's Song of Ice and Fire saga love to speculate about what will happen next. With two books (of seven) to go, the identity of the eventual occupant of the Iron Throne is anyone's guess. But if the Warlocks of...Show More Summary

Writer Margaret Nagle Talks AboutThe Great Lie

It took 14 years for screenwriter Margaret Nagle to bring the wonderfully touching and inspiring "The Good Lie" to the screen. Reese Witherspoon and Corey Stoll are in the cast, but they are supporting players. The heart of the film is the story of four immigrants to the U.S. Show More Summary

The Reykjavik International Film Festival Is the Tectonic Meeting Point of European and American Indie Cinema

Pingvellir (trans: "Thing Fields") in southwestern Iceland is where American and Eurasian tectonic plates collide, forming a gorgeous rift valley that grows larger by the day. It is an apt metaphor for not only neutral Iceland -- a psychological...Show More Summary

Interview: Theodore Melfi and the coming of St. Vincent

Having plumbed his own life for material for his new film, St. Vincent, writer-director Theodore Melfi could probably do the same thing with the story of how the film got made. Specifically, his pursuit of the elusive, peripatetic Bill...Show More Summary

Movie review: St. Vincent - The Passion of St. Bill

Bill Murray has had the most piquant of film careers, launching himself from Saturday Night Live into goofy comedies that eventually gave way to something deeper and more satisfying, appearing in everything from Zombieland (as a version...Show More Summary

Livestream: All 3 Channels of New York Comic Con + The NYC Premieres of Lars Von Trier's Most Important Film & Sonwden Doc Citizen Four

Today the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Comic-Book, Pop-Cult explosion-slash-promotional orgy that is Comic Con begins its annual four-day Operation: Occupy Javits, and this weekend NYCC screens the best film of the year, while the NYFF screens one...Show More Summary

8 Terrifying Ghost Stories

The terror generated by a ghost story can be more lasting than the shocks delivered in a horror story... indeed, this different quality of scariness may be what distinguishes one form from the other, not the simpler question of whether or not a ghost features. Show More Summary

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love a Mystery

I never planned to write legal mystery. I'd had in mind something stodgier -- solid stories that could stand on a shelf with all the great works that I'd encountered over the years. One end of that shelf is occupied by the writings of nineteenth century naturalists. Show More Summary

Record World Early '70s: Moving Up by Showing Up

(This is an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Field Notes from a Music Biz Life.) On my first day as a 21-year-old assistant editor at the music industry weekly Record World, co-owner Sid Parnes, the man who hired me, was unavailable for orientation. Sid retained the editor-in-chief title, but I never saw him edit anything. Show More Summary

The Book of Life Director Made Me Laugh -- and Cry

The first time I met animator Jorge Gutierrez, director of the dazzling new animated musical film The Book of Life, he made me laugh. I interviewed him at San Diego Comic-Con in 2009 about his new animated series on Nickelodeon, El Tigre. Show More Summary

5 Things You Didn't Know about Anthony Bourdain's Roots

Like grandfather, like son, like grandson? Pierre M. Bourdain, Pierre Bourdain and Anthony Bourdain He doesn't know it, but Anthony Bourdain and I have ever-so-lightly crossed paths before. Several years ago, he wrote about a roots-centered...Show More Summary

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