After eight seasons of fighting for her life on AMC’s The Walking Dead, Lauren Cohan knew she needed a change when she felt a little too comfortable with the job.
The #MeToo movement fighting sexual misconduct had already claimed one of Hollywood's top movie moguls in Harvey Weinstein. Now it has done the same for Leslie Moonves, one of the television industry's most powerful executives.
A diverse collection of dramas and documentaries from around the world, all of them threaded with the commonalities of Jewish culture, unite the films selected for the Jewish Community Center’s 21st annual Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival.
From Oct. 7 to Oct. 11, the annual Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival is returning for its 21st year. The festival is an exploration and celebration of Jewish and Israeli life, culture and history and includes films from all across the globe.
The craze for Crazy Rich Asians is hitting Asia, with a premiere in Singapore followed by openings in several neighboring countries later this week.
Anyone who has seen Kristen Bell break down in (happy) hysterics over a sloth knows the actress’ affinity for animals, especially those of the cute and cuddly variety.
There are two glittering parades running in tandem through Jon M. Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians, a glitzy and delightful adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s 2013 bestseller.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is the kind of movie that feels and sounds like a summer vacation should: Fizzy, lively, low-stakes and soundtracked by ABBA.
Fresh off a breakout year in 2017, comedian Hasan Minhaj is ready to turn his wit to diagnosing the larger issues facing America.
Sacha Baron Cohen has returned to television with his most daring project yet — a Showtime television series titled Who is America?
You'll hear the inside story on the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore and other landmarks and icons from Geoffrey Baer, host of the PBS television series 10 That Changed America, in three new episodes airing this summer.
Sarah Palin says she was "duped."
Natalie Portman and Jonathan Safran Foer have teamed up to produce the documentary Eating Animals, an indictment of the factory farm system that argues we are feeding ourselves all wrong.
The dinosaurs of Jurassic Park are many things. They are special-effects wonders. They are unruly houseguests. And they are some of the biggest, most foot-stomping metaphors around.
Director X’s Superfly transplants the 1972 Blaxploitation classic from Harlem streets to suburban Atlanta mansions, flips Curtis Mayfield’s soul score for Future’s hip-hop soundtrack and forsakes the original’s politically charged grit for shallow music-video indulgence.
Barbra Streisand’s A Star Is Born is being reborn online with scenes she’d cut from the 1976 movie.
Writer-director Drew Pearce hadn’t even sent out the script for his futuristic, hospital-for-criminals thriller Hotel Artemis when Jodie Foster called asking to be part of it.
“Wisconsin is to blame for Mortified,” says David Nadelberg, who 15 years ago founded a storytelling project that’s become a cultural mirror.
Adrift is based on the harrowing, real-life story of Tami Oldham, who sailed off on a romantic voyage from Tahiti to San Diego in 1983 with her fiance, Richard Sharp, and ran into a brutal hurricane.
The lawsuit said the Sesame Street brand will be harmed by a just-released movie trailer featuring “explicit, profane, drug-using, misogynistic, violent, copulating and even ejaculating puppets”
Despite high-profile Oscar wins for art house films like Call Me By Your Name and A Fantastic Women, LGBTQ representation in films from the seven biggest Hollywood studios fell significantly in 2017 according to a study released by the advocacy organization GLAAD.
When it’s suggested to Spike Lee that BlacKkKlansman, his furious statement on race in Donald Trump’s America, has rocked Cannes like nothing else at this year’s festival, he smiles.
For these the-movies-are-dying, I’ll-stream-it-at-home times, Christopher Nolan has brought out the big guns.
A company that made shoes for Ivanka Trump and stands accused of serious labor violations plays an unexpected role in a blockbuster propaganda film about China’s renaissance under President Xi Jinping.
A Cannes Film Festival grappling with issues of gender equality and other winds of change was declared open by Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett, arm in arm, before the premiere of Asghar Farhadi’s Everybody Knows.
Charlize Theron had wanted to work again with screenwriter Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman since the movie Young Adult, in which Theron got to play a true mess of a character — alcoholic, all-around stunted and viciously hilarious.
Rosie Perez has found a TV series close to her heart with Rise, about a high school theater program that’s more than song and dance.
The organization that bestows the Academy Awards said Thursday that it has expelled two prominent members convicted of sexual offenses, Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski, from its membership.
I remember when the Sherman Park riots escalated, and how the images of the burning gas station and the angry protestors in the streets flashed across every media outlet.
From the first moments of The Fourth Estate — as Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet watches Trump sworn on a screen in the newsroom — there’s the dramatic air of a gauntlet being thrown down.
Bobby Kennedy’s life and transformation into a liberal hero is coming to Netflix in a new four-part documentary series available Friday.
The Wisconsin Film Festival has announced the winners of its 2018 run.
Antonio Banderas, who shares his birthplace with Pablo Picasso, decided it finally was time to portray his hometown hero.
Rest in Power, produced by Jay-Z and premiering in June on the Paramount Network, charts the long, hard-fought journey that began as a family’s tragedy but grew into a nationwide protest movement on civil rights, gun violence and racial profiling.
The instant-hit status of Roseanne is triggering the enduring Hollywood impulse to copycat “success.”