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  • At 95, pianist is still playing Las Vegas' tune

    At 95, pianist is still playing Las Vegas' tune
    The old man crouches over a Steinway in the hotel lobby, a lifetime of musical mementos stacked above the keyboard — photographs, news clippings, old albums and CDs for sale. Joe Vento is a gray-haired showman, a gregarious self-promoter who's...
  • 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug' Tops $500 Million Worldwide

    Fueled by foreign fans, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" has crossed the $500 million mark in worldwide grosses. "Smaug," co-produced by New Line and MGM, hit the milestone in two weeks after its day-and-date launch in nearly all markets. Peter...
  • TV Picks: 'Breaking Bad' marathon, TCM musicals, Hulu comedies

    "Breaking Bad" marathon (AMC, Friday through Monday). For those whose year has been marred by not being able to discuss "Breaking Bad" at cocktail parties, AMC brings you the parting gift of a series marathon, airing from noon each day, Friday through...
  • Rdio Shuts Down 'Vdio' Internet Video Store

    Music-streaming provider Rdio has pulled the plug on Vdio, its attempt to enter the digital-video market, shortly after hiring former Amazon head of global video Anthony Bay as CEO. "We have concluded that we are not able to deliver a differentiated...
  • 'Hobbit' Dominates Boxing Day B.O. in Australia With $4.9 Million

    Dominating Boxing Day box office in Australia, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" opened there with a whopping estimated $4.9 million, making for the holiday's second-largest opening ever in Oz. "The Desolation of Smaug," which accounted for 60% of...
  • Parkway Theatre to get tax credit to help with planned renovations

    Parkway Theatre to get tax credit to help with planned renovations
    I've been waiting 36 years for the phone call that came this week. Valerie Berton of the Maryland Department of Planning said that North Avenue's grand, but very dilapidated, Parkway Theatre would be the recipient of a $2 million Sustainable Communities...
  • Warner Takes Netflix-Style Service for Old Movies to iPads

    Warner Bros. has launched an iPad tablet app for its subscription-streaming service for classic film and TV titles, a sign the premium-priced offering has been getting some traction among Hollywood history buffs. The studio is mum on how many customers...
  • 'James Bond Effect' Cited in Study on Movie Violence

    Violence and risky behavior are permeating Hollywood's most successful movies and bringing a message to young people that violence is acceptable, this according to a new study by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. The...
  • Ronda Rousey gets real ahead of UFC 168

    Ronda Rousey gets real ahead of UFC 168
    LOS ANGELES — Ronda Rousey’s Ultimate Fighting Championship women’s bantamweight title defense against bitter rival Miesha Tate is approaching fast. But in the world of Rousey – mixed martial arts champion and ambassador,...
  • 'Anchorman 2′ Kicks Off With Impressive $2.3 Million in Late-Night Grosses

    Ron Burgundy shot straight to the top Wednesday, with "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" earning an impressive $2.3 million from 8 p.m. and midnight showtimes. The midweek jump start positions the sequel for a $10 million-$12 million opening day gross,...
  • 'Pulp Fiction,' 'Roger & Me,' 'Mary Poppins' Join National Film Registry

    "Pulp Fiction," "Roger & Me," "The Magnificent Seven," "Mary Poppins," "Judgment at Nuremberg" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" are among 25 films selected by the Library of Congress this year to be added to its National Film Registry. The...