Week of Aug 18-23

This week in Movie News: new trailers for Short Term 12, Ender's Game, The Grandmaster, The Counselor, Parkland, Inside Llewyn Davis, and Blue is the Warmest Color; a tribute to Mae West on her birthday; the box office report for the weekend of Aug 16th; the lineup of Oscar contenders at the New York Film Festival; first looks at the set pics for Noah and Foxcatcher; my review of Lee Daniels' The Butler; the poster for The Zero Theorem; the blu-ray pick of the week, 1953's Shane; the casting news and backlash on Ben Affleck cast as Batman; and the news of a local theater in Kentucky refusing to show The Butler.

This week in TV Home: recaps of Breaking Bad and The Newsroom; videos for Lady Gaga's "Applause" and the director's cut of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box"; news of Tatiana Maslany guest starring on Parks and Recreation; new trailers and poster for Season 3 of Homeland; news of cast recruits for the upcoming Season 39 of Saturday Night Live; and the VMA's Most Memorable Moments over the years.