| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Emmy nominations produced more than the usual amount of weeping and gnashing of teeth this year, with a number of worthy series and performances going unnoticed. Is it time to overhaul the system? Times television critic Mary McNamara and The Envelope's...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Watching the Emmy ceremony last year produced a nasty case of whiplash as the evening veered wildly between rewarding the expected winners ("Modern Family," Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jim Parsons) and delivering absolutely shocking surprises. Bobby Cannavale?...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning, and though there are plenty of reasons to be happy, just about everybody is going to have a gripe or three (no "Orphan Black," very little "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "The Good Wife"?) -- because there's just...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As a member of the motion picture academy's board of governors, composer Bruce Broughton would regularly field calls from music branch members asking about academy rules and campaigning. Broughton would direct them to the academy's website, which listed...
| Jun 6, 2014
A bunch of British Invasion bands are coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center. And a tribute to a band that has one of the best-selling albums of all time – a show that we announced a week ago – also......
| May 30, 2014
One of the biggest Christmas acts of all time says it’s coming to Sands Bethlehem Event Center. A tribute to a band that has one of the best-selling albums of all time says it’s coming, too. Mannheim Steamroller, who synthesized,......
| Jun 16, 2014
A piano-rock band whose debut album whose debut album went double platinum and produced two triple-platinum hits, and whose sophomore album hit No. 1 with another triple-platinum hit will play Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. So will.....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Shades of France's notorious Third Republic! The latest French government has been summarily dismissed after only six painful months. It was certainly time for a change. President FranÃ§ois Hollande's poll ratings have plumbed new depths at 17 percent,...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A prison guard locks a drug-addled inmate in a closet. When he returns to check on her, she's slumped against the wall, dead. The guard panics, ties an electrical cord around her neck and hangs her from a pipe, trying to make her overdose look like a...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:09 AM
TORONTO -- The true story of a woman searching for the son that Catholic nuns forced her to relinquish shortly after his birth in 1952 wouldn't seem, on the face of it, to be a laugh riot.
And yet, "Philomena," starring Judi Dench as the mother and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:30 AM
When the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. announced its nominations last month, the biggest surprise was that there were no surprises. There were no obvious, ratings-driven nods to celebrities, no left-field recognition to performances no one else found...