Film / Television

'Guardians of the Galaxy': Do crowds want heroes they don't know?

Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" trailer sets out to answer the question in almost everyone's minds: Who or what exactly are the Guardians of the Galaxy?

Egypt's Oscar-nominated 'The Square' tells the story of unfinished revolution

Filmmakers spent more than two years recording the volatile events and created what has become the first Egyptian movie to be nominated for an Academy Award, "The Square."

Bette Midler to perform at Oscars for 1st time

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Midler's booking Wednesday. The show's producers declined to say what number she will perform.

What's it like to be a black, female director in Hollywood?

We turn to Angela Robinson, who has worked as a director and producer of some projects you might have heard of like The L Word and True Blood.

Review: Celebrate George Pal and his Puppetoons with new DVD set

Fans of "The Wrong Trousers" and "The Nightmare Before Christmas," watch "The Puppetoon Movie" to meet the ancestors of your favorite characters, and re-discover the legacy of George Pal.

Jimmy Fallon takes over 'Tonight'

The new host's first show is getting good reviews. He pledged to "do the best I can" and collected on some "bets" from friends such as Lady Gaga and Stephen Colbert.

'12 Years a Slave' named best film at UK awards

Lost-in-space thriller "Gravity" won six prizes, including best director, for Alfonso Cuaron at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday.

'Juno' actress Ellen Page comes out as gay

The 26-year-old told a Las Vegas audience Friday, "I'm here today because I am gay." She was speaking to a conference of counselors who work with LGBT teens.

Marc Haefele: Sid Caesar saved my childhood

"I never had the courage to thank Sid Caesar for keeping my dysfunctional family somewhat functional."

Why Netflix's 'House of Cards' season 2 won't break the Internet

The day so many people have been waiting for has arrived — the second season of "House of Cards" is now available on Netflix. What impact will it have on Internet traffic?

'House of Cards' cast accepts Obama's endorsement

President Obama's latest playful executive order is a tweeted effort to limit "House of Cards" plot spoilers. The show's second season released on Netflix Friday.

Actor Ralph Waite, father on 'Waltons,' dies at 85

More recently, Waite had a recurring role on the CBS hit "NCIS" — as the father of Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, played by Mark Harmon.

Court: No rehearing in Michael Jackson doc's case

The court unanimously upheld Conrad Murray's conviction, determining there was substantial evidence of his guilt presented at trial that he gave Michael Jackson a lethal dose of the anesthetic propofol.

'Waltons' patriarch Ralph Waite dies at 85

Waite was best known for his role as the patriarch in the 1970s series "The Waltons," but he had had remained a working actor.

First Oscar Concert honors nominated composers

The live concert will take place in the days leading up to the Academy Awards and celebrate the year's nominated music.

Sid Caesar, comic genius of 1950s television, dies

The comedian was one of early network TV's biggest stars, and he didn't do smut or smarmy remarks. Caesar did skits: grown-up, gentle comedy for the whole family.