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  • 'Unbroken' could stir Oscar acting pot

    Conventional wisdom would tell you the Oscar acting races are, for the most part, all but settled. And we haven't even carved the Thanksgiving turkey! But then, last November's conventional wisdom had Tom Hanks, Robert Redford and Emma Thompson as lock-...
  • Bob Hope gets little thanks for all the memories

    To the boomer generation, seeing Bob Hope on TV or in the movies was like spending time with cranky relatives. Sure, there were a lot of great memories — the World War II shows, the "Road" movies with Bing Crosby — but it also was a little...
  • The long goodbye after the loss of an actor

    The long goodbye after the loss of an actor
    When a film actor leaves us before his final work becomes available, it makes for a long, strange goodbye indeed. The most recent example of this comes from the latest "Hunger Games" movie, "Mockingjay — Part 1." The late Philip Seymour Hoffman,...
  • 15 new films you'll want to see this December

    Nazis! Ghouls! Orcs! Kim Jong-un! Creepy hunters with sexist leers! What would the holiday movie season be without them? It's the rush to the finish line, and the start of serious campaigning for awards season kudos, as 15-odd titles make their way to...
  • Nip, tuck, click: Demand for U.S. plastic surgery rises in selfie era

    Nip, tuck, click: Demand for U.S. plastic surgery rises in selfie era
    Dental hygienist Jennifer Reynolds was always self-conscious about her looks, never took selfies and felt uncomfortable being tagged in photographs posted on social media. The 34-year-old from Costa Rica who lives in New York opted for plastic surgery on...
  • No more nightcrawling here for Jake Gyllenhaal

    No more nightcrawling here for Jake Gyllenhaal
    Jake Gyllenhaal, who stars in the recently released thriller "Nightcrawler," has parted with his gated compound in Hollywood Hills for $3,262,500. The single-story home, built in 1948, sits on nearly two acres with expanses of lawn, mature trees, a...
  • Use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a great mac and cheese

    Use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a great mac and cheese
    One of the things I love most about the holiday season is that virtually all of the dishes associated with Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year, and other seasonal celebrations center on some form of comfort food. Name a recipe, and you can be...
  • The life of Bob Hope

    May 29, 1903: Born Leslie Townes Hope in Eltham, England 1907: Immigrates with his family to Cleveland 1924: Lands his first full-time show business job with the Jolly Follies vaudeville revue 1927: Appears in his first Broadway show, "Sidewalks...
  • Cable's Pop Unveils Programming Lineup For 2015 Launch

    Pop, the new fan-oriented entertainment cable outlet set to launch in 2015 out of what is currently known as TVGN, said it would launch six new original series when it debuts in 2015, along with live red carpet specials during the awards season, and a...
  • Lehigh Valley's Arctic Alchemy wins at Great American Beer Festival

    Lehigh Valley's Arctic Alchemy wins at Great American Beer Festival
    It's a bit like the Academy Awards — in the world of beer. Arctic Alchemy, a beverage rich in history as well as flavor, took home a gold medal in the Old Ale or Strong Ale category of the prestigious 2014 Great American Beer Festival, which was...
  • Santiago Segura's 'Torrente 5′ Breaks Records at Spanish B.O.

    MADRID -- Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing Spain, Santiago Segura's comedy "Torrente 5: Mission Eurovegas" ran up the biggest domestic opening for any film AT the 2014 Spanish box office, scoring Euro3.6 million ($4.5 million) its first three days....