| Jul 12, 2014
| 11:00 AM
20th Century Fox, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.99/$49.99
The 2011 animated hit "Rio" isn't as flashy or high-concept as movies like "How to Train Your Dragon," "Kung Fu Panda" or the Pixar films, but it struck a chord with its story of a domesticated...
| Jul 11, 2014
Sunday, July 13
Author appearance The Howard County Historical Society presents a discussion and book-signing by Claudia Floyd, writer of "Union Occupied Maryland: A Civil War Chronicle of Civilians and Soldiers," at 3 p.m. at Howard County Library's...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
With "Rio 2" in release and "How to Train Your Dragon 2" due in June, London-born John Powell reconfirms his status as today's leading composer for animated films.
Twenty of his 54 features have been animated. And with a resume that also includes a...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:05 AM
For one of the final scenes of the first season of the new HBO comedy series "Silicon Valley," creator Mike Judge and his production designers re-created TechCrunch Disrupt, the intense annual San Francisco conference where computer engineers,...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Director and screenwriter Dean DeBlois has thoughtfully entertained our children with animated adventures. Among his credits are the Disney hits "Mulan" and "Lilo & Stitch." But his contribution to "How to Train Your Dragon" for DreamWorks in 2010 took...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:56 PM
FXX has ordered a 10-episode first season of a new comedy series "Man Seeking Woman" starring Jay Baruchel, who may sound familiar to anyone who's a fan of the "How to Train Your Dragon" films — he voices Hiccup.
In the new series, created by...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The property value on Jump Street just increased significantly.
“22 Jump Street,” Sony’s R-rated followup to the successful 2012 buddy comedy “21 Jump Street,” topped the domestic box office with a whopping $60 million over...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 10:46 AM
"Think Like A Man Too", a sequel to the 2012 comedy based on Steve Harvey's book "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man", collected $30 million in ticket sales to lead the weekend box office, outdistancing last weekend's top film, "22 Jump Street".
In a rare...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Cemeteries aren't usually thought of as hotbeds of activity, but last Saturday night at the Forest Lawn Museum, atop the memorial park's Glendale grounds, proved the exception. As a blues band blared and colored lights splashed off the white walls of an...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
If you think flying on a dragon can only happen in a fantasy world, think again.
"How to Train Your Dragon 2" hits theaters on Friday and will give moviegoers a heady 3-D ride from their theater seats. But a team at DreamWorks Animation's DreamLab has...