| Dec 5, 2014
A new clip from “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” offers a glimpse of the dragon Smaug as […]...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Getting that first win of the season, after 17 losses, certainly was a point of pride for the beleaguered Phiadelphia 76ers.
But what about Sixers point guard Michael Carter Williams? What did it mean to him?
Not the 6-foot-6 MCW. The 10-inch plush...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Paul O'Neill, the creator, lyricist and composer behind the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, sees the group as having a little in common with Charles Dickens.
"We never intended to do 'Christmas Eve and Other Stories' for 13 years in a row. It just kind of...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"HE who is guilty is the one that has much to say," goes the West African proverb.
OVER THE weekend I decided I'd give the 1942 Bette Davis/Monty Woolley/Ann Sheridan movie version of "The Man Who Came to Dinner" another chance. It had been a great stage...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Guardians of the Galaxy
Disney/Buena Vista, $29.99; Blu-ray, $39.99
Available on VOD Tuesday
When Marvel Studios announced plans to make a movie about the obscure super-team "Guardians of the Galaxy," the project seemed like one for hardcore...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:01 PM
Imagine trying to guide the Mississippi River through a beer bong. That is, in essence, what the 2,000 voters for the Grammy Award nominations, announced Friday, attempted when considering the torrents of music up for their scrutiny.
| Dec 7, 2014
| 10:49 AM
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1” stayed at No. 1 for the third weekend in a row in a traditionally slow weekend at the box office.
Audiences tend to shy away from theaters the weekend after Thanksgiving to instead partakes in...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Clint Eastwood has occupied a corner bungalow on the Warner Bros. lot for 40 years, long enough to have directed 28 movies for the studio and know to keep a bag of peanuts handy for the squirrels who like to venture inside his office door.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 10:21 AM
In December 1994, when the Farrelly Brothers comedy "Dumb and Dumber" grossed $247 million worldwide and was quickly branded a cult classic, the idea of bringing dimwitted best friends Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey) and Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) back for a...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:23 AM
“Interstellar” rocketed past the $100-million mark in China last week and is charting a course to be the second-highest grossing imported film of 2014.
Christopher Nolan’s space epic added nearly $23.3 million to its haul in the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Bradley Cooper hasn't officially opened in the new revival of "The Elephant Man" on Broadway, but the Hollywood star has already proved himself to be a strong box-office draw in the play's preview period.
"The Elephant Man," a revival of the Bernard...