Star Wars is set in North Africa. Not in the movie sense, of course, but the sets were filmed there. And, in many cases, once filming had wrapped, the sets stayed. And stayed. And they're still there. One photographer recently captured the well-preserved relics in North African deserts.
When it comes to accents, they paint a picture in people's mind. And they can make or break the character. That's born out in real life and on the silver screen. Renée Zellweger was widely praised for her English accent in Bridget Jones’s Diary -- and Radovan Karadžić managed to evade authorities for years, in part through a fake accent.
In movies and TV shows, you need a bad guy. Often, when directors and producers are looking for a bad guy, they look to Jeremy Irons, who's filled the bill in movies from Reversal of Fortune to the Lion King. His most recent endeavor, Showtime's The Borgias, returns on Sunday.
Tom Hanks, the movie actor known for his leading roles in Big, Forrest Gump and Saving Private Ryan, is staring on Broadway right now, in Lucky Guy, about a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. But Hanks, who has played roles that don't have to say much to make a big impact, isn't done yet.
In the world of video streaming, Netflix is king. But as Amazon and Hulu amp up to be more competitive, TV critic Willa Paskin says, Netflix and its original programming are changing how people watch television and shaping what television becomes in the future.
Donald Trump has been in a ferocious battle for years with the residents of one Scottish village, where his company has been building a golf resort. But his battle became more difficult this week with the Scottish government's approval of a wind farm nearby.
From comedic magicians to criminal girls, movie theaters this weekend will have a diverse offering. Among the four new releases are Ginger and Rosa, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, the Call and Spring Breakers.
Reporter Mary Jo McConahay felt like she'd heard the story from Life of Pi, long before she read the book. Turns out, the book was inspired by Brazilian book by a noted and respected author. McConahay traveled to the man's home town and short time after the author, Moacyr Scliar, died.
Argo, which won the Academy Award for best picture, and two of its fellow nominees are under scrutiny by some critics who say the screenwriters embellished the stories for Hollywood entertainment.
When the Oscars go on, you can be sure there will be acceptance speeches that go on too long, award winners who don't show up and presenters who seem to have no idea why they're even there. So, instead of turning the event into a drinking game, join us for a game of bingo.