Midway through the first season of Lie to Me, Prof Paul Ekman is ready to assign grades to the drama he inspired: A-minus for entertainment, B-plus for realism.
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When you're lobbing radiation grenades and fighting aliens on the steps of the Jefferson Memorial on an otherwise quiet Washington evening, it's hard not to feel a sense of history.
Swedish film director Jan Troell was back in Hollywood again earlier this year, though its charms again eluded him.
Prison Break may almost be finished on TV, but the video game is getting a second chance.
The story of Prison Break lasted four years for viewers but only seven months for its characters - an insanely short period of time when you consider the whacked toes and hand, the prison murder of a beloved cat, the beheadings, the near-drowning bathtub torture, the countless shootings, explosions and stabbings, the removal of a body tattoo in one sitting, the resurrection of dead people and, of course, the two prison breaks.
A late summer day's heat beat down on the cast and crew of The Mentalist as they toiled in the scenic wilds above downtown Los Angeles.
It's not that Lady Gaga and her peers don't recognise the distinction between real life and performance; it's that they don't care about it, writes Ann Powers, of the Los Angeles Times.
As Grace Jones tells it, a certain pop-singer friend once asked how she managed to get out from under her strict, religious Jamaican-American family and set herself on the path to becoming a singer, actor and fashion fetish-object.
The seeds of reformed mad scientist Walter on Fringe were sown years ago, in the basement of producer JJ Abrams' grandfather.
Americans' dream destination? Australia, according to a new Harris Poll that surveyed travellers' top overseas choices if costs were not a consideration.
It was all very well for Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, but what did the rest of us get out of the Moon landings. You might be surprised...
Fantasy and horror fans, prepare yourselves for the Decade of del Toro. Geoff Boucher, of the Los Angeles Times, reports.
A new US film looks at the stories of the South's economic refugees. Reed Johnson, of the Los Angeles Times, reports.
When Lance Armstrong surged to third place overall in the Tour de France this week, plenty of news crews recorded his heroics.