| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The 48-Hour Film Festival comes to the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk this week - and, no, it's not a bunch of films with Nick Nolte as a hard-bitten cop and Eddie Murphy as his wise-ass convict sidekick. (Moviegoers of a certain age will get that...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As the director of 2004's "The Girl Next Door" and a producer on "Role Models" four years later, Luke Greenfield has shown a talent for finding heart in his comedy. His latest film, "Let's Be Cops," pairs Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans Jr. as roommates who...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Could Justin Bieber be pulling out the moving boxes and leaving Calabasas behind him like a rotten egg? Maybe. Maybe not. Celebrity-dish sites are citing unnamed sources, so take it with a grain of salt.
With the trouble the 19-year-old pop star has...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 4:49 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has hired Craig Zadan and Neil Meron for an encore performance as Oscar producers, retaining them for the 2014 broadcast after this year's show garnered solid ratings.
The move is unusual because the job...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:18 AM
When it comes to metropolitan bragging rights, nothing tops pro sports rivalries. These come in two forms: head-to-head battles and overall performance. With the Blackhawks and Bruins locked in a Stanley Cup Final showdown, hockey bragging rights are up...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Like most people, Josh Gad thought of sex addiction as a joke. He'd read headlines about the debauched exploits of such celebrities as David Duchovny, Tiger Woods and Russell Brand — all of whom went to rehab to treat the behavioral disorder —...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:02 PM
When the nerds get their revenge, it isn’t always pretty.
At the Grammy Awards, in February, the New York pop-rock band Fun. was named best new artist and won the the coveted song of the year prize with “We Are Young,” the hit electro-...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country.
After being almost off the showbiz grid...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
When your song refers to "the eye of the tiger" -- as the latest from Katy Perry does -- you can more or less go two ways with your visuals: boxing ring or jungle.
Having donned a pair of gloves (a la Rocky Balboa) for her performance of "Roar" on...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Miley Cyrus wasn’t the only kiddie-culture veteran looking to make a grownup splash on the MTV Video Music Awards last month. Though the former “Hannah Montana” star thoroughly dominated discussion of the telecast with the Twerk Heard...