| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:37 AM
Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds" sold 30 million copies worldwide, has died at age 77 after a long illness.
McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on remote Norfolk Island, HarperCollins Australia...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Series finales, holiday specials and football top the weekend's offerings.
NBC is likely to have the weekend's most-watched telecast in "Sunday Night Football." The Arizona Cardinals (11-3) play host to host Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks (10-...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:15 PM
The next film from "Beginners" writer-director Mike Mills will be "20th Century Women," a 1970s-set drama produced by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures, the company announced Friday.
Taking place against the backdrop of punk music's arrival in suburban...
| Jan 16, 2015
Nathan Lane, who will star in "The Iceman Cometh" this spring, will receive the Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
The ceremony will take place in New York on April 13 during the Waterford-based center's annual Manhattan gala....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:14 PM
There are supersized meals, oversized vehicles and, I'll bet you didn't know this, 11-pound handbells.
A Princeton, N.J., handbell choir is schlepping them down to Florida this month, as part of their Southern tour, which will stop Sunday, Jan. 18, in...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:56 PM
Every year, it seems as if more talented Lehigh Valley natives and former residents are hitting the big screen.
In 2015, actors, animators, costume designers, composers, producers and directors are working in movies both big and small. The sheer...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:46 AM
The Melon Patch Players will present one of the most-loved musicals of all time for the holiday season — the classic Richard Rodgers' and Oscar Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music" — opens Dec. 5 at the Melon Patch Playhouse, 311 N. 13th St.,...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Birdman * * * ½
Alejandro González Iñarritú entrega en Birdman su mejor película desde que filmó Amores perros. Mientras examina la decadencia de un actor que quiere recuperar la gloria perdida, el cineasta mexicano arma una alucinante parábola sobre el...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Shirley MacLaine became such great friends with Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin on the set of the 1958 melodrama "Some Came Running" that they made her a mascot of the Rat Pack.
They played cards together. She made a cameo in the ultimate Rat Pack movie,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Sometimes the freshest face on the big screen is 80 and counting. Certainly that's true of "Elsa & Fred's" brightest star, Shirley MacLaine.
One of the grande dames of cinema, she's been seen more around the edges than center stage in recent years....
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Not even the ever-winning company of Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer is enough to reward the viewer's investment in "Elsa & Fred," a bland and formulaic tale of two senior citizens who discover that it's never too late to fall in love -- which...