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    Watch: Dr. Dre teases new Jay-Z-enhanced single; album's coming this year, no, really, for real

    Type: Article | Date: Tuesday, Apr 6, 2010

    'Chinese Democracy' for the 2010s
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    On the 16th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death are we any closer to a film about his life?

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Apr 5, 2010

    Who else is 'languishing' in biopic purgatory?
  • Sundance 2009: Saturday Afternoon Update

    Type: Post | Date: Saturday, Jan 17, 2009

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    Watch: Tom Cruise attempts the 'Impossible' in new 'Knight and Day' preview

    Type: Article | Date: Tuesday, Mar 30, 2010

    Cameron Diaz aside, is this just a case of deja vu?
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    Review: 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist' weighed down with all-caps ambiguity

    Type: Post | Date: Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012

    Mira Nair's touch still AWOL in thoughtful but drab Venice opener
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    Venice honors Michael Cimino as 'Heaven's Gate' gets another close-up

    Type: Post | Date: Monday, Aug 13, 2012

    The festival will premiere a restoration of the director's ill-fated 1980 film
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    Watch: Ben Stiller wants 'Zoolander 2' to live up to fans' expectations

    Type: Article | Date: Thursday, Mar 4, 2010

    Our interview with the 'Greenberg' actor delves into the Justin Theroux-directed sequel
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    Spike Lee to receive career award at Venice Film Festival

    Type: Post | Date: Friday, Aug 3, 2012

    Honor coincides with premiere of his new Michael Jackson doc
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    Jeff Probst reaches new 'Survivor' deal

    Type: Article | Date: Tuesday, Feb 9, 2010

    Emmy-winning host will be back for at least two more 'Survivor' seasons
  • Classic Literary Films Collection

    Type: Event | Date: Tuesday, Oct 27, 2009

    Includes:Emma (1996) Jane Eyre (1997) Ivanhoe (1997) Tom Jones (1997) Victoria & Albert (2001) Emma In this made-for-TV adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, Emma Woodhouse (Kate Beckinsale) is a clever young woman from a wealthy family who fancies herself a matchmaker and tries to find a husband for her shy friend Harriet (Samantha Morton). However, Emma's skills in bringing romances together are not all she imagines them to be, which causes no small annoyance for Harriet. What's more, Emma's interest in the affairs of others nearly causes her to miss out on the love of her life. This adaptation of Emma was first shown in the U.S. on the A&E cable network; it followed both Douglas McGrath's acclaimed film version starring Gwyneth Paltrow, and Amy Heckerling's considerably updated variation on the story, Clueless. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide Jane Eyre This made-for-TV feature was the tenth screen adaptation of the classic Gothic romance by Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre (Samantha Morton, who two years later would earn an Oscar nomination for her performance in Woody Allen's Sweet and Lowdown) grew up an orphan under trying circumstances, but through hard work and determination, she has gained an education and is employed as a governess at the Thornfield Hall estate. Jane quickly falls in love with the brooding and secretive owner of Thornfield, Mr. Rochester (Ciaran Hinds). He soon falls for her as well, but before they can reach the altar, a number of shocking secrets threaten to destroy their romance. This version of Jane Eyre made its American debut on the A&E Cable Network. ~ Mark Deming, All Movie Guide Ivanhoe A century after the Normans conquer England, evil Prince John (Ralph Brown) seizes control of the realm in the absence of the rightful ruler, his brother Richard the Lion-Hearted (Rory Edwards), who has been crusading in the Holy Land. John means to replace Richard as king. John, a Norman, governs with cruelty and force of arms, and the Saxon natives despise him. Siding with John are fearsome warrior priests known as Templars. All seems lost for the Saxons. Then the Saxon hero Ivanhoe returns from the Crusades in disguise. Not far behind is Richard. Meanwhile, Ivanhoe's father, Cedric (James Cosmo), a Saxon lord who has disowned his son in the mistaken belief that he has betrayed Richard, betroths his beautiful ward, Rowena (Victoria Smurfit), Ivanhoe's beloved, to Saxon lord Athelstane (Chris Walker). If right is to prevail, the Saxons must unseat John, and Ivanhoe must restore his good name and win Rowena. John decides to sponsor a tournament between his Templar champions and Saxon knights. On the first day of the tournament, the disguised Ivanhoe heartens the Saxons by defeating the best of the Templars in a jousting match. On the second day, during sword-to-sword combat, he turns apparent defeat into victory with the help of a mysterious Black Knight (Rory Edwards). Ivanhoe suffers a wound, however, and Rebecca (Susan Lynch), a Jew, nurses him back to health. Ivanhoe had saved the life of her father, Isaac. The Templars capture Ivanhoe and other Saxons, as well as Rebecca and her father, and hold them in a castle. Then, Saxon men-at-arms led by Robin Hood (Aden Gillett) and the Black Knight storm the castle and free the prisoners. However, a Templar knight rides off with Rebecca, and his superior condemns her as a witch and sentences her to be burned at the stake. The film builds to its climax as Ivanhoe rides to save Rebecca, and viewers wonder about the ultimate fate of John, the identity of the Black Knight, and the future course of English history. ~ Mike Cummings, All Movie Guide Tom Jones In this TV miniseries based on the 1749 Henry Fielding novel, kindly Squire Allworthy (Benjamin Whitrow) adopts an infant boy left at his home after unmarried Jenny Jones (Camille Coduri) is paid by the real mother to admit that the child is hers. Having lost his own children in infancy, then his wife, Allwo