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  • Tom Hanks' 'Captain Phillips' opening: Where does it rate?

    The results this weekend for Tom Hanks’ hijacking drama “Captain Phillips” — which took in $26 million in U.S. ticket sales from just more than 3,000 theaters -- are a tricky beast to size up. On the one hand, the movie beat...
  • New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors

    New movie fund Gamechanger Films is formed to back women directors
    NEW YORK -- Can money solve a Hollywood gender imbalance? That's the question posed by a new film fund that aims to boost the number of female directors. The fund, called Gamechanger Films, will exclusively finance movies directed by women, The...
  • Film Review: 'Escape Plan'

    Considering the degree to which slavish fan service has come to dominate the development process for genre pics, it's amazing that no one managed to load '80s action gods Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger into a true co-starring vehicle until...
  • Broward Center Teen Ambassadors

    Broward Center Teen Ambassadors
    Free shows, exclusive interviews, backstage passes and social media coverage add up to an indescribable theater experience. Four years ago, The Broward Center for the Performing Arts initiated the Teen Ambassador Program to encourage high school...
  • A tactical solution proves far worse than problem ★★★★

    A tactical solution proves far worse than problem ★★★&#9733
    Assembling a found-footage documentary is more than a matter of finding an apt running order or paying attention to how one fragment of testimony may echo inside another. It's a matter of finding the bleak poetry underneath the news event and keeping...
  • NYCC: Shows like ‘Walking Dead,’ ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ are major draws

     
    NEW YORK — At the Javits Center in Manhattan this past weekend, the Frodos and Jokers were easily outnumbered by […]...
  • Latin music star Jenni Rivera believed dead in plane crash

    MEXICO CITY — Mexican American singer Jenni Rivera, the "diva de la banda" whose commanding voice burst through the limits of regional Latin music and made her a cross-border sensation and the queen of a business empire, was believed to have died...
  • Frank Peppiatt dies at 85; co-creator of 'Hee Haw'

    Frank Peppiatt, the co-creator of "Hee Haw," a landmark variety show mixing country music with "corny" humor that became one of TV's most unlikely and longest-running hits, has died. He was 85. Peppiatt died Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., of...
  • Paul Smith dies at 91; jazz pianist, arranger, composer

    Paul Smith dies at 91; jazz pianist, arranger, composer
    Paul Smith, a jazz pianist, arranger-composer and music director for stars such as Sammy Davis Jr., Anita O'Day, Mel Torme, Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day, the Andrews Sisters, Sarah Vaughan and Rosemary Clooney, has died. He was 91. Smith died of heart...
  • Biblioracle: 'New adult'? New insult

    Biblioracle: 'New adult'? New insult
    Apparently, there is now something called "new adult" literature. I know this because The New York Times told me so. They say that new adult books "fit into the young-adult genre in their length and emotional intensity, but feature slightly older...
  • Big Boi thrives on collaboration

    Big Boi thrives on collaboration
    Big Boi is a serial collaborator, one of those endlessly curious artists who’s always thinking “what if?” when he charges into a new project. As one-half of OutKast, Big Boi helped expand the language of hip-hop. As a solo artist, he&...