Moroccan cities and desert locales have served as stand-ins for many movies actually set in other Middle East countries. But some in Morocco would like their country to play itself more often on the big screen
Richard Schiff starred as Toby Ziegler in the hit series The West Wing — as a lead writer for President Jed Bartlett. The day after President Obama delivered his last State of the Union, Schiff looked at what Obama said.
Primetime dramas in South Korea — known as K-Dramas — are filled with implausible story lines, complete with romantic twists and turns. They’ve been popular in Asia for years, but thanks to online streaming websites, they’re now gaining a cult-like following in the US.
It's hard to think of a more perfect Sherlock Holmes than the one Benedict Cumberbatch portrays in "Sherlock." And that's in part because the detective is immortal. A new book looks at the rise of Sherlock Holmes before Cumberbatch and shows how there will be perfect detectives in the future.
David Tennant is already famous in the United Kingdom for his performance on Doctor Who, a long-running BBC sci-fi show. Now he's made history on another popular British program of a very different kind.
BatGirl has been an icon for those with disabilities for years, so DC Comics' decision to reboot the iconic comic hero was controversial. Now just four years later, Marvel is rebooting BatGirl again — and this time she's going hipster.
The late Robin Williams made many of us laugh just when we needed it most. His gift was perhaps never more poignant and important as when he performed for US troops fighting overseas. The comedian devoted many hours to entertaining with the USO.
What do you get when you combine the sweet sounds of an obscure West Coast jazz composer with the most popular comic strip of all-time to create an animated Christmas special? "A Charlie Brown Christmas" — one of the most enduring and endearing cultural phenomenons of the last 50 years.