| Sep 26, 2014
When I was young, whenever I'd go into a new house, I'd pretend I needed to go to the bathroom, and instead go searching for a wardrobe that might take me to Narnia.
American houses are big on closets, so I often wouldn't find a wardrobe, but any...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Welcome, summer! For some, summer brings long days stretched out by the pool with a hardcover or juicy paperback; for others, an e-book on the phone or audio book in the car can do the trick. Whatever the season has in store, it provides ample...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Few would dispute that Stephen King is the champion of genre fiction. Since 1974's "Carrie," King has been scaring the bejesus out of readers (and, on occasion, filmgoers) with more than 50 novels and shorter fiction that seem grounded in our everyday...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:35 AM
TNT used its upfront presentation Wednesday to introduce a "brand refresh" and a slate of programming heavy on action and supernatural thrills.
The network's new tagline, "TNT Drama. Boom." and refreshed direction is designed to attract younger and "a...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
4 Minute Mile
Director: Charles-Olivier Michaud
Producers: Mark DiSalle, Deborah Moore, Jennifer Reibman, Micah Sparks
Cast: Analeigh Tipton, Cam Gigandet, Kim Basinger
Sales: Double Dutch Intl.
Director: Eran Creevy
Producers: Joel Silver,...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The annual CBS TV Studios summer soiree wasn't so much a night under the stars as it was one among them. With nary a light in the sky, the rooftop pool area of the London Hotel on May 19 was a who's who of execs and stars involved with new and established...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Two major services hoping to become 'Netflix for e-books' got a big boost Wednesday: Simon & Schuster has made its backlist available to both Oyster and Scribd.
For a monthly fee — $8.99 for Scribd, $9.95 for Oyster — each offers unlimited...
| May 9, 2014
| 2:30 PM
J.J. Abrams might have the most important job in entertainment right now -- directing "Star Wars: Episode VII" -- but the TV side of his Bad Robot production banner is having a rough week.
After a robust selling season for 2013-14 that saw pickups for...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Horror movies have given us no shortage of overprotective mothers over the years, though Samantha Morton takes that archetype to new extremes in "The Harvest," a powerful coming-of-ager with the potential both to scar and strengthen the psyches of an...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Local book groups choose books in a variety of ways, but one thing in common is the variety of topics and genres selected. Here's a sampling of books chosen in the past year.
An asterisk (*) denotes a local author.
Delta Kappa Gamma Book Club...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Fox won the Monday night ratings race with the combined pull of Gordon Ramsay and Jack Bauer, but CBS' "Under the Dome" regained its position as the night's top show, according to preliminary numbers from Nielsen.
With "MasterChef" and the finale of...