| Dec 17, 2010
| 10:13 AM
Christmas came a little early for a Staten Island elementary school chorus, after an A-list actress paid a surprise visit Thursday, bringing with her a treat of bombshell proportions.
Oscar nominee Anne Hathaway was greeted with loud screams and applause...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:46 AM
"The King's Speech" dominated the Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning, earning 12 nods including best picture and best lead actor for Colin Firth as King George VI, who battles to eradicate his stammer before he unexpectedly takes the throne.
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:14 AM
LOS ANGELES -- One year after winning the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival, "Winter's Bone" has earned Hollywood's top honors.
The film -- shot in Taney and Christian counties in 2009 -- earned four Academy Award nominations including Best...
| Jan 26, 2011
Industrial rockers, country songwriting veterans, India's soundtrack guru — the Oscar nominees in the music categories this year are as eclectic as an iPod on shuffle.
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, nominated for original score for "The...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 6:10 AM
Currently Oscar-nominated for best picture and best actor, "Slumdog Millionaire" director and co-screenwriter Danny Boyle's true and thoroughly engrossing drama boasts a bravura performance by James Franco as Aron Ralston, a carefree climber who faces the...
| Jul 23, 2011
It looks a little bit like a body board, and it does ride the waves — sound waves, that is. Meet the harpejji, a fretted string instrument invented and built in the Baltimore area.
Coldplay bought one. A.R. Rahman, who composed the score to...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:45 AM
James Franco se ha convertido en uno de los actores más promisorios de Hollywood. A los 33 años, el artista ya tiene a su favor una nominación al Oscar, un Globo de Oro y un Independent Spirit Award, premios codiciados por la gente del espectáculo....
| Oct 26, 2011
| 12:56 PM
OK, now, don't be scared: Some networks have been celebrating Halloween already, but here comes the real trick-or-treat deal.
The new week begins on the eve of the annual visits from little candy-seeking goblins and witches -- along with the occasional...
| Sep 18, 2011
On a recent summer day at the Paramount lot, the five members of the group SuperHeavy played along to a recording of their first single, "Miracle Worker," as a camera crane swooped over an assembled crowd of a few hundred and the music boomed. Onstage...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Actor James Franco, he of the dark good looks and "127 Hours" fame is coming to Baltimore Friday.
But, before you get any big ideas and think this is your big chance to ask him out for drinks or attempt a marriage proposal -- forget it.
| Dec 7, 2010
Oscar's best song category sometimes feels like the field that gets no respect. Two years ago, only three songs were nominated, and the prior year much of the music recognized by the academy came from one film, Disney's "Enchanted." And......