| 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.
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Benjamin Curtis, the guitarist and producer behind the dream-pop band School of Seven Bells, died Sunday night in New York after a yearlong battle with T-cell Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, reports the Dallas Observer. He was 35.
Curtis was raised in Dallas,...
| 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 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 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When Jim Henson's menagerie of talking animals and fish-throwing vaudevillians made their big-screen comeback in 2011's "The Muppets," Kermit the Frog and company faced down a greedy oil tycoon named Tex Richman to save their old theater from demolition....
| Dec 6, 2013
If you threw a rock in Miami in the 1990s, you could have struck a band that counted guitarist Dan Hosker as a member: the Laundry Room Squelchers, the Bikes, Aquafly, the Girls Named Lourdes and, of larger renown, the Holy Terrors, a punk act featuring...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Jason Statham may not always appear in the best movies, but he's consistently a pleasure to watch, what with his East London accent, stoic demeanor and signature shaved head. His latest, "Homefront," would benefit from more of the martial-arts combat...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A 9-year-old boy is the innocent pawn at the center of "All God's Children," an awkward mix of B-movie crime saga and social-issue drama. Zeroing in on the sadly familiar subject of human trafficking, Moldova's first entry for Academy Award...