| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Think there's nothing more wholesome than a tub of popcorn and a classic children's animated film?
Guess again, say Canadian researchers.
When it comes to big-screen murder and mayhem, kids' animated films pack the deadliest wallop of all top-grossing...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 7:21 AM
Using stop-motion animation to cleverly create the feel of a holiday-special throwback, "Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas" -- derived from the Will Ferrell movie and subsequent musical -- turns out to be a whole lot of fun, proving yet again it's hard to go...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:49 PM
"Peter Pan" may not have soared to the ratings heights many expected, but NBC's live telecast was still "a great night," according to network chief Bob Greenblatt.
The three-hour musical extravaganza, starring "Girls" co-star Allison Williams in the...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In a soundstage on a particularly desolate patch of Long Island, Allison Williams is dangling in the dark from a 25-foot harness. The "Girls" star floats stealthily above a brightly lighted bedroom where a make-believe family belts out the "Peter Pan"...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Song and dance highlight the familiar story of feisty tomboy and aspiring writer Jo March and her sisters when Act 1 brings "Little Women, the Musical" to Labuda Center at DeSales University for its holiday production.
The musical, opening Wednesday,...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Film fans who head to the multiplex Thanksgiving weekend will see plenty of trailers for holiday films — if you don’t wind up humming “It’s a Hard Knock Life” during the main feature, talk to your cardiologist, your heart may...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In its pursuit of audience-grabbing event programming, NBC is said to be eyeing a live staging of Aaron Sorkin's play "A Few Good Men."
The Peacock is in the early stages of working out an agreement with Sorkin to mount a live telecast of the play that...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Anne Arundel Community College has the arts covered this season with a mix from classic to pop, tragedy to comedy — plus dance.
A strong advocate of community outreach, college president Dawn Lindsay says she wants the school to be "a cultural hub...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Allentown native Amanda Seyfried is among the actors who have signed up for a marathon stage play that takes place in 24 hours and raises money for Urban Arts Partnership, which supports arts education in New York City's public schools.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Allentown native Amanda Seyfried is among the actors who have signed up for a marathon stage play that takes place in 24 hours and raises money for Urban Arts Partnership, which supports arts education in New York City’s public schools.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Binge-watching is a relatively new TV-viewing behavior that has the viewer making an active choice to watch a series hour after hour after hour. Now PBS appears to have cracked the nut on getting people to do it with a TV network more firmly in control of...