| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
ESPN Films and Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight stats-based journalism blog this fall will roll out a pair of documentary-short series keying off the analytical approach cultivated by FiveThirtyEight, as the sports cabler looks to expand digital-first...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's a question we pose daily, and with increasing frequency in an age of digital bounty and instant entertainment: "What am I in the mood for?" We ask it of office mates at lunch, friends before taking in a movie, with family on weekends. We stare at the...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Call us old-fashioned, but we say you can't have a true "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie without a corny, catchy rap song, preferably one cut by an au courant artist.
Now Paramount Pictures and Atlantic Records have obliged with "Shell Shocked," a...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Chris Brown, the singer whose Hollywood Hills house once drew the ire of neighbors for its graffiti-like artwork, has sold his hillside residence for $1.69 million.
Although the exterior was repainted before the home went on the market, several...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 1:56 PM
For jazz lovers, it's the best week of the year: a riot of activity starting Monday, as a lead-up to the Chicago Jazz Festival, which runs Thursday through Aug. 31.
From a programming standpoint, the 36th annual Chicago Jazz Festival looks strong,...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- U.K. public broadcaster Channel 4 has acquired minority stakes in four independent production companies -- Arrow Media, Lightbox, Popkorn and True North.
The investments have been made from its Â£20 million ($33.2 million) Growth Fund, which it...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:08 PM
A theater event that was a hit three years ago returns this weekend to fill the bucolic Anam Cara Farm in South Whitehall Township.
Selkie Theatre founders Kate Scuffle and George Miller will present "Bo Leictreach GreenPlay Festival," featuring new 10-...
| Jul 31, 2014
Among the thrilling local examples from the Norton Museum of Art's summer exhibition "Play!" is Gleason Waite Romer's photo "Ladies at Movie Show," showing three well-dressed women clinging to the front row of a Miami movie house, their eyes transfixed on...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"Peter and the Starcatcher" alights at the Ahmanson, Bette Midler portrays super-agent Sue Mengers, and Brian Dennehy is "The Steward of Christendom." Plus, a stocking stuffed full of seasonally -themed shows.
Celebrating the Holidays with The Lion King...
| May 3, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Even guys who have starred on Broadway, been a regular on a TV series and have a few films under their belt hit that moment in their career where Jeremy Jordan was recently.
"Honestly, I didn't have anything to do," Jordan said. The actor, who quickly...
| Apr 17, 2014
With "Save the Last Dance" and the shot-in-Baltimore "Step Up," Duane Adler established himself as one of the go-to screenwriters for 21st-century dance movies. But apparently that wasn't enough.
"Make Your Move," a multicultural dance drama with tons...