| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Except for a few dodgy plot tricks, “The Art of the Steal” is a pleasantly modest entry in that overdone genre, the heist film. It's got “Canadian production” written all over it, from writer/director Jonathan Sobol to a cast...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 10:08 AM
Those who have regularly attended South by Southwest probably know the feeling that can occur as the annual music festival closes: a sense that, for all the wondrous music that poured into the ears, you somehow failed. Failed because you missed the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Here's to bad vibes, colored vomit and off-years. Go ahead and toast those who prevailed at South by Southwest by getting signed, licensed or folded into a future marketing plan, but the losers in this vicious cycle earned more...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:07 AM
BEIJING -- Stolen passports carried by two Iranian men to board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were used last year by two people applying for visas to work as entertainers in China, according to the head of an entertainment company.
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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In "Muppets Most Wanted," a scene in Berlin features Christoph Waltz, who is part German. A scene in Dublin features Saoirse Ronan, who is Irish. And a scene in Madrid features Salma Hayek, who is Mexican. This is either offensive or...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 8:22 AM
High spirits and good times are hard to come by in "Muppets Most Wanted," the anxious follow-up to the commercially successful 2011 reboot ("The Muppets") and the seventh Muppet sequel to follow in the animal tracks of "The Muppet Movie" in 1979.
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:00 PM
The only thing better than one Kermit is two. And the only thing better than two Kermits is one with a Russian accent. Throw Tina Fey into a gulag, force Ricky Gervais to play second fiddle to a nefarious frog, stick Ray Liotta in a chorus line and you...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Outkast and Calvin Harris will join Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Kings of Leon and Skrillex as headliners Aug. 1-3 at Lollapalooza. If that sounds a bit familiar, it should — five of the six top acts have played Lollapalooza before.
The latter four acts...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:29 AM
Los equipos de rescate iniciaron el día continuando la búsqueda del avión desaparecido el pasado sábado con 239 personas a bordo, mientras no se descarta ninguna posibilidad sobre la suerte del aparato.
Las autoridades malasias, que trabajan de manera...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Jean-Philip Grobler spent years churning out commercial jingles to pay the bills while working on the music that really inspired him.
Now Grobler's band, St. Lucia, is drawing acclaim for the lustrous synth-pop on its recent debut album, "When the...
| Jan 19, 2014
There's nothing like attending a concert while traveling. Not only do you experience great music, but you also catch a glimpse of local fashion, dances, drinks and customs. And isn't experiencing life like the locals what traveling is all about? Here's...