Chris Eyre burst into the film world with the feature Smoke Signals, his 1998 adaptation of Sherman Alexie’s short story “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona,” a selection from Alexie’s book Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. The indie film was a hit, in addition to winning the Filmmakers Trophy at […]
On Sunday, November 2, Nik Wallenda will put everything – his job, his family, his life – on the line. Literally. The legendary high wire artist will walk between skyscrapers that tower 50 stories above downtown Chicago, and he’ll do it without a net, harness or anything else that might save his life in the […]
Steve Harvey interviewed President Obama for a special segment in his episode airing Friday, December 20, and the comedian-author-sometime philosopher got a personal glimpse at the man and father rather than the President. “I think I did something that nobody else did,” he told XFINITY. “I wanted to talk to the President just as two […]
In a special episode of “The Steve Harvey Show” airing Dec. 20, the talk show host interviews President Obama and promises something different. “I think I talked to him the way most people don’t talk to the President,” he said.
If you haven’t heard of the Red Nation Film Festival, the annual two-week long Los Angeles-based celebration of American Indian and Indigenous cinema, it’s not for the lack of effort, passion or spirit stemming from its founder, director, publicist and one-woman cheerleading squad, Joanelle Romero. She provided a selection of films to XFINITY On Demand […]
At the moment, Ian Skorodin is busy. It’s a beautiful weekday morning in Los Angeles, but the founder and director of the L.A. Skins Fest, a Native American Film Festival, is in his cluttered Hollywood office, mired in the unglamorous work of sending digital files of feature movies and short films to XFINITY where they […]
“I’m sorry,” television writer-producer David Shore – the creator and executive producer of the acclaimed series “House” – told the audience at the Media Access Awards last week in Beverly Hills. “He [House, the character played by Hugh Laurie ] was originally supposed to be in a wheelchair. But I lost that fight [with the […]
Whether cooking for 6,000 servicemen on an aircraft carrier, battling the culinary world’s biggest names on “The Next Iron Chef,” or applying tough love to failing restaurants on his Food Network series “Restaurant Impossible,” muscular super chef Robert Irvine has never met a challenge he didn’t want to tackle head-on. His new Food Network series […]
More than any current prime time TV series, “Modern Family” has come to define family television. It’s a series that brings generations together to share laughs in the way TV shows did long before there were hundreds of channels. It’s also a series that offers insight on what it means to be a family in […]
This Florida girl isn’t going to let anything get in the way of her dream. Watch as she inspires the judges with her performance!