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Sulzberger Gives Ex-bbc Head His Blessing, Despite Scandal

The New York Times's ombudsman may have expressed serious doubts about the qualifications of former BBC Director General Mark Thompson's qualifications to become president and CEO of The New York Times Company in the wake...

Movie Reviews: Fun Size

On the eve of trick-or-treat night, several critics are calling Fun Size a pretty nifty treat. Not that they're particularly excited about it. Mark Olsen in the Los Angeles Times writes that it lives up...

Sulzberger Gives Ex-bbc Head His Blessing, Despite Scandal

The New York Times's ombudsman may have expressed serious doubts about the qualifications of former BBC Director General Mark Thompson's qualifications to become president and CEO of The New York Times Company in the wake...

Movie Reviews: Fun Size

On the eve of trick-or-treat night, several critics are calling Fun Size a pretty nifty treat. Not that they're particularly excited about it. Mark Olsen in the Los Angeles Times writes that it lives up...

Movie Reviews: Cloud Atlas

Many of the early reviews for Tom Tykwer and the Wachowskis' Cloud Atlas seemed downright lofty. The latest ones from the major critics are mixed -- often in the same reviews. Joe Morgenstern in the...

Did Weinstein Turn Movie Into Hype For Obama?

Harvey Weinstein insisted that the movie SEAL Team Six, a drama about the killing of Osama bin Laden, be reedited to include documentary footage featuring President Obama, the New York Times disclosed today, a decision,...

Nt Times Ombudsman Calls For Probe Of Incoming Ceo

The welcome mat is being pulled out from under Mark Thompson, the incoming chief executive of the New York Times, by Margaret Sullivan, the newspaper's ombudsman. In a post on the newspaper's blog on Tuesday,...

Nt Times Ombudsman Calls For Probe Of Incoming Ceo

The welcome mat is being pulled out from under Mark Thompson, the incoming chief executive of the New York Times, by Margaret Sullivan, the newspaper's ombudsman. In a post on the newspaper's blog on Tuesday,...

Obama Wins Third Debate -- But Will It Matter?

President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney not only had to compete against one another during Monday night's presidential debate, they also had to compete against the National League playoff game between the St. Louis Cardinals...

Obama Wins Third Debate -- But Will It Matter?

President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney not only had to compete against one another during Monday night's presidential debate, they also had to compete against the National League playoff game between the St. Louis Cardinals...

At Primetime Emmys, Mad Men Goes 0-17

On a night of shockers at the Emmy Awards, the biggest one may not have been that Mad Men was passed over for best dramatic series -- it had won the trophy four previous years...

Movie Reviews: Dredd 3d

Critics are assuring their readers that it's OK to enter theaters showing Dredd 3D with low expectations -- particularly if they already have seen the flop that Sylvester Stallone created out of the graphic-novel character....

Movie Reviews The Master

The Master opens tonight in just three theaters in New York and two in Los Angeles. Presumably they're among the few in the country -- perhaps the only ones -- that remain capable of projecting...

Movie Reviews Arbitrage

Although it is opening in fewer than 200 theaters this weekend, critics are suggesting that you pass up the movies playing in thousands of them and take in Nicholas Jarecki's Arbitrage starring Richard Gere. This...

Anti-islam Film Reportedly Sparks New Protests

Violent protests reportedly sparked by the anti-Islam film The Innocence of Muslims , produced in the United States, spread to Yemen today (Thursday) as an angry mob chanting "Death to America" attempted to storm the...

Nbc Issues Limited Apology For Not Joining 9/11 Silence

NBC News President Steve Capus sent a note to network affiliates on Wednesday apologizing for not joining the other major networks in a moment of silence to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary. The New York Times...

Tv Reviews Katie

Katie Couric seemed to send out a message on her very first afternoon talk show don't expect any heavy lifting this time around. Although she once remarked that her tombstone ought to read "Perky No...

Movie Reviews The Words

Maybe in the environment of a theater showing art-house fair, The Words would have received more positive words from critics. Betsy Sharkey in the Los Angeles Times writes that it "tries too hard to be...

Elephants For Fox, Donkeys For Msnbc

Last week, during the Republican National Convention, it was Fox News Channel's time to shine. On Thursday, only NBC's America's Got Talent was watched by more people than FNC's coverage of the convention, which featured...

Kris Humphries Won't Give Up On Love

Kris Humphries' failed marriage hasn't put him off romance.The basketball star is currently embroiled in a divorce battle with Kim Kardashian but despite the failed union, he hopes to Settle down in the future. Kris...

Movie Reviews The Possession

It is a brave horror film producer indeed who allows his work to be screened by critics, most of whom generally show little charity toward the genre. But the producers of The Possession and Lionsgate,...

Newspapers Enhancing Video Content

The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal each announced upgrades to their video services on Monday. NYTimes.com was relaunched with a new design, including a larger window for its videos, and a navigation...

Whom To Cover -- Isaac Or Mitt?

Television news producers were wrestling with the question of how to apportion coverage of the Republican National Convention on the one hand and Tropical Storm Isaac on the other. Over the weekend, they began sending...

Movie Reviews 2016 Barack Obama's America

It was no match for Michael Moore's anti-George Bush documentary Fahrenheit 9/11 , but Dinesh D'Souza's anti-Barack Obama documentary 2016 Obama's America was surprisingly hot over the weekend. Widening to 1,091 theaters, it took in...

Isaac Vs. Romney

As of this morning (Friday) Tropical Storm Isaac appeared to be picking up speed as it drove past the Florida Keys and headed into the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, where it was...

Movie Reviews Premium Rush

A film about New York bicycle messengers hardly seems like the sort that draws much praise from critics, but most of them agree that Premium Rush is in a class by itself. As Roger Ebert...

Movie Reviews Hit & Run

Ordinarily studio execs, meticulous students of demographics all, target women with romantic comedies and men with car-chase thrillers. With Hit & Run , which opens today (Wednesday), they're aiming to capture them all with a...

Leno And Tonight Back To 2009

For Jay Leno and the Tonight show, it must have seemed like 2009 all over again. That was the year that NBC decided to move him into primetime as it turned Tonight over to Conan...

Emma Watson: University Wasn't Easy

Emma Watson admits her first years at university ''weren't easy''.The 22-year-old actress began her studies at Brown University in 2009 and admits the American establishment was tough because she didn't get to spend much time...

Movie Reviews Sparkle

Several critics wonder in their reviews why they even bothered remaking the 1976 original version of Sparkle. "The '70s original was a dark, confusing mess, but the remake lacks the little soul it had," comments...

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