| Jul 31, 2014
In the tradition of the "Harry Potter" movies, Universal Orlando has come up with a sequel. On Tuesday, Universal Studios will open Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, a follow-up to the blockbuster boy-wizard attraction that debuted...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Global Eagle, a provider of satellite-based in-flight entertainment systems for airlines, has tapped Dave Davis as CEO.
A former veteran of the airline industry who was instrumental in the merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, Davis had served as chief...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
At first I thought it was too early to look ahead at the new attractions coming to U.S. theme parks in 2015, but then I realized a number of big rides have already been announced and many more are already in the planning stages.
It already seems like...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Le dicen "la ciudad esmeralda", y no necesariamente porque evoque a la mítica tierra de Oz, sino por la continua lluvia que mantiene las áreas verdes de Seattle en ese color.
Pero cuando se trata de elogios, se puede ir más allá de los atributos...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:19 AM
It's here! It's queer! Go to it!
B'more Qfest – Baltimore's Queer Film and Media Festival -- strives to build relationships with the community and bring LGBT-themed films to Baltimore on a regular basis. The event comes back to Baltimore June 12-...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:30 PM
If you think flying on a dragon can only happen in a fantasy world, think again.
As a promotion for the film “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” a team at DreamWorks Animation's DreamLab created a virtual reality journey in which people can fly...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:06 PM
Martha Hyer, an Oscar-nominated actress who was likened to Grace Kelly for her cool, blond elegance, has died in Santa Fe, N.M., where she lived since the 1980s. She was 89.
Hyer's death May 31 was confirmed by the Rivera Family Funeral Home. No cause...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The star of a new, compelling and cautionary documentary titled "From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction" (10 p.m. Thursday on WTTW-Ch 11) is a dead pigeon named Martha.
She died on September 1, 1914, in a zoo in Cincinnati,...
| Sep 4, 2014
Not long ago, the venerable Shattered Globe Theatre Company was, like the endangered gray whale, staring extinction in the face. So to sit at Theatre Wit and watch this long-struggling but historically important Chicago theater company stage a genuine...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
HBO has acquired the James Brown documentary "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" for the U.S. and Canada, with a premiere date set for Oct. 27 at 9 p.m.
The feature length documentary is directed by Oscar-winning helmer Alex Gibney and produced by...