| Dec 14, 2013
When it comes to the two different incarnations of J.R.R. Tolkien's heroic wizard, Ian McKellen prefers Gandalf the Grey. “He's […]...
| Nov 5, 2013
Director Peter Jackson showed off nearly 20 minutes of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” — the second installment in […]...
| Feb 14, 2014
When director/producer Gordon Greenberg and Bucks County Playhouse approached “American Idol” runner-up Justin Guarini to do a show to kick off the playhouse’s new cabaret series, Guarini signed on immediately. It didn’t take...
| May 23, 2011
Americans appear to be growing tired of riding the high seas with Capt. Jack Sparrow, but "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" found box office treasure anyway.
The fourth entry in the Johnny Depp-starring "Pirates" series raked in $256.3...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 7:32 PM
Sure, it may seem like a time warp to see a couple of old wooden merchant and naval ships tied up in Newport Harbor this week, but wait until you're aboard.
For the next week the public is invited to tour two late 18th-century vessels that will be docked...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 12:38 PM
In his directing debut, actor Mark Ruffalo ("The Kids Are All Right") takes some liberties with the background of its paraplegic star, Christopher Thornton - who clearly had no problem with that, since he also wrote the screenplay.
His character here...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 10:05 AM
The 19th-century French novelist Alexandre Dumas might be puzzled if he could somehow see the latest movie adaptation of "The Three Musketeers," but any living soul who has seen the "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise will recognize that this is an...
| Aug 26, 2012
In the early 1990s, the mini-backpack was a fashion "must-have." Most coveted was French designer Agnès B.'s black cotton "Lolita" sack (reimagined briefly during a limited-edition 2010 collaboration with Opening Ceremony) and Prada's more structured...
| Jan 20, 2013
A new crop of brick and mortar shops has quietly opened in Venice, along the unlikely stretch of Lincoln Boulevard between Palms and Venice boulevards that most commuters speed by en route to Marina del Rey or LAX. An alternative to the increasingly...
| May 22, 2011
Captain Jack Sparrow no longer rules the high seas at domestic movie theaters, but took home a record-breaking booty overseas with the biggest international opening of all time. "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" debuted to $90.1 million in.......