By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Helen Mirren was crowned queen of the London stage at the Olivier Awards on Sunday, while the compelling, canine-titled teen drama "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" emerged as best in show with seven trophies.
Most people probably won't care for "Trance." It's easy to lose track of its time sequence. The plot teeters on the edge of incomprehensibility. The movie is sustained by an unlikely premise. "Trance" tries at every turn to throw off its audience, like a feral bull trying to buck a rider. But try to hang on, because "Trance" is a wild, kaleidoscopic cinematic experience. The ride is intense, while it lasts.
The Hollywood Reporter's list of its 10 best stories of the week:
No Doubt's attorneys can argue to a jury that the band was misled by gaming giant Activision Publishing Inc. about how its likeness would be used in the video game "Band Hero," a judge ruled Tuesday.
Johnny Depp's "Rango," Anne Hathaway's "Rio," Antonio Banderas' "Puss in Boots" and Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin" are among films competing for best-animated film at the Annie Awards.
Johnny Depp's "Rango," Anne Hathaway's "Rio," Antonio Banderas' "Puss in Boots" and Steven Spielberg's "The Adventures of Tintin" are among movies competing for best-animated film at the Annie Awards.
The latest "Twilight" movie has plenty of daylight left with a second-straight win at the weekend box office.
Young X-Men don't have the same box-office superpowers as their older selves.
Prequels give Hollywood one last chance to resurrect exhausted movie franchises. But origin stories such as "Hannibal Rising" and director Rob Zombie's "Halloween" only proved that some characters are best left in cold storage.
Movie fans are going to "Rio" in big numbers, but they're not quite screaming over the latest installment of a horror-comedy franchise.
Wherefore art thou, Gnomeo? Atop the box office, that's where.
Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston are America's box-office sweethearts, but Justin Bieber is the valentine for teens.
Robert Redford's Lincoln assassination tale "The Conspirator" and Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan's drama "Never Let Me Go" are among films premiering at September's Toronto International Film Festival.
A showcase for potential Academy Awards contenders and big fall releases, September's Toronto International Film Festival will feature titles starring Nicole Kidman, Ben Affleck, Robert De Niro, Natalie Portman, Keanu Reeves, Keira Knightley and Carey Mulligan.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The tragic romance "Atonement" was named best drama yesterday at a Golden Globes event that was deflated from star-studded revelry to dry, press-conference-style awards announcement because of the Hollywood writers strike.