No other actor has covered all angles of the war on drugs — its tragedies, its violence, its farces — more than Benicio del Toro.
It’s a story that has followed the Puerto Rico-born actor from the start: One of his first credits was the 1990 NBC miniseries “Drug Wars: The Camarena Story.”
The television network that gets the most praise from an advocacy group that monitors content featuring gays, lesbians and transgender people has "family" in its name and targets an audience of teenage girls and young women.
GLAAD said in a report issued last week that 74 percent of the programming hours on ABC Family included at least one LGBT character - the highest percentage any network has recorded since the group began issuing content reports in 2007. GLAAD studied the networks for a one-year period that ended May 31.
The nearly three year wait since Steven Spielberg’s last movie (2012’s “Lincoln”) comes to an end this October with the spy thriller “Bridge of Spies.”
Good news for moviegoers: There won’t be another gap like that for a while. Having just locked “Bridge of Spies,” Spielberg is already editing his next film, Roald Dahl’s “The BFG,” and is in pre-production on “Ready Player One,” a sci-fi adventure from Ernest Cline’s best-seller.
A movie about a wisecracking grandma and her teen granddaughter, racing around in a beat-up car to find $600 by nightfall. You might think it sounds like any number of mediocre road comedies out there, full of trite generational gags and sporting a sappy, all-is-forgiven ending.
British singer Sam Smith confirmed this month that he has co-written and recorded the theme song for the next James Bond film, Spectre. Smith’s track, “Writing’s on the Wall,” was recorded earlier this year and will be released on Sept. 24, as part of the lead-up to the film’s release later this fall.
Four years after his death, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs still fascinates the public, with two major new films this fall analyzing his life and career.
Ellen Page was first approached about the true-life gay rights drama Freeheld when she was 21, just coming off her breakthrough in Juno. It was seven years before the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a right, and six before Page, herself, came out.
It's a good time to be Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The 34-year-old actor has recently become a first-time father, will portray Edward Snowden in an Oliver Stone biopic this December, and is currently preparing for the release of his next film, "The Walk," in which he plays a high wire walker who traversed the distance between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
When you make a film where a 15-year-old girl sleeps with her mother’s 35-year-old boyfriend, a few things are certain: You’re going to make some people uncomfortable and you’re going to get feedback. A lot of it.