| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:10 PM
When Amarildo de Souza, an unemployed bricklayer who lived in Rio de Janeiro's largest favela, left home one evening last July, his intention was simply to pick up a few things at the market. Instead, he was caught up in a drug sweep and taken to the...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
I like drones. Well, let’s put it this way. I see the practical uses of drones. Of course, the technology being new, some people have run afoul of proper drone use already. The other day a drone almost collided with a NYPD helicopter. Not cool. A...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
"NY Med" provokes mixed feelings. Producer Terence Wrong's verite documentary style remains extremely compelling, mining all kinds of stories -- touching, harrowing, funny -- out of the heroic work of real-life medical personnel at two New York-area...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
On a sweltering Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn, gaggles of film fans, black historians and political activists -- not to mention Fort Greene locals -- convened at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theater for closing night of the BAMCinemafest and a...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 1:38 PM
The Fourth of July weekend brings no new big-budget blockbusters, leaving room for "Transformers: Age of Extinction" to continue its box-office dominance. But there should still be room for comic star Melissa McCarthy to deliver another hit.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 10:06 AM
A man allegedly wielding a knife and hostile intentions toward Michael Strahan was tackled by a police officer outside the Times Square studios of "Good Morning America" on Tuesday.
According to an ABC News representative, the man, identified by the New...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Entertainment Weekly's home page trumpets its main coverage subjects directly beneath its logo: TV, TV Recaps, Movies, Music, Books, Video.
The addition of TV Recaps came in late April, and its presence — independent of TV and ahead of Movies...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 1:27 PM
A Brooklyn DJ with roots in the Orlando cyclist community will be honored with a memorial ride later this month after being killed in a hit-and-run accident in New York City.
Zack Fortune, a 2004 Edgewater High School graduate, died Wednesday...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
No, it's not time for the Big Sleep. Or even to say Farewell, My Lovely, or a Long Goodbye. But Andrew Marlowe, master of detective fiction for ABC's "Castle," will turn over primary showrunning duties to exec producer David Amann for the upcoming...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:03 AM
It's good to hear Amy Brenneman's voice on the phone.
That's because in her surprising new role on HBO's dramatic series "The Leftovers, " her voice isn't heard at all, anytime soon.
In it, the Glastonbury native, whose work has included "NYPD Blue,"...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Stephen Gaghan, who has an Oscar for screenwriting, and his fashion designer wife Minnie Mortimer have sold their Brentwood home for $5 million, just a tad above their $4.995 million asking price.
Set on more than an acre, the white-trimmed two-story...