| Jan 9, 2015
Brian K. Vaughan showed at Image Expo on Thursday that he’d meant it when he said comics are a “vastly […]...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 9:00 PM
How do you take your coffee? With cheesy tater tots, a yoga meditation circle or, if you're daring, perhaps a Nutella Banana doughnut?
Local independent coffee shops in South Florida are pairing their sweet caffeinated nectar with, mind the pun, a few...
| Dec 31, 2014
Heading into the new year, the local art house scene is as wide-ranging as ever. Offering an alternative to massive studio pictures, the lineup features small indies, old-school classics, documentaries and foreign films. Here's a quick look at some...
| Jan 4, 2015
1. 'TAKEN 3' IN THEATERS
Ex-covert operative Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) has skills he uses to do just one thing: protect his family. When Mills' ex-wife Lenore (Famke Janssen) is murdered, he is framed for the crime and hunted by police, the CIA and...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 5:38 AM
BRADENTON (AP) — Author Stephen King came to southwest Florida to support local libraries.
The Library Foundation supporting the Manatee County Public Library System asked King to speak Thursday at an annual author event. The Herald reports that...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 12:54 PM
1. "All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel" by Anthony Doerr (Scribner, $27). Last week: 4
2. "Gray Mountain: A Novel" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95). Last week: 1
3. "Hope to Die: The Return of Alex Cross" by James Patterson...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:41 AM
Here are your stories for Friday in Central Florida: no charges in wine-throwing incident for George Zimmerman; "Homeless Jesus" sculpture coming to Orlando; Magic coach on firing line; and more.
1. George Zimmerman won't be prosecuted for allegedly...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:40 PM
Tobias Picker, whose "Thérèse Raquin" was revived by Long Beach Opera on Saturday night at the Warner Grand Theatre in San Pedro, is a New Yorker with a melodramatic style that seems to suit California. He is the only composer to have been commissioned by...
| Nov 26, 2014
Jennifer Kent was a successful actress in her native Australia when she wrote a letter to art house provocateur Lars […]...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:10 AM
In this age of instant cinematic gratification, you can log on to Netflix, push the "play" icon, and watch … your own backyard.
The Netflix offerings that you can "Watch Instantly" span the globe, the entire history of moviemaking, and every...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:00 PM
There's a video on YouTube in which Stephen King describes his first encounter with Stanley Kubrick. "I actually think stories of the supernatural are always optimistic, don't you?" King remembers Kubrick insisting over the phone from England; when...