| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:00 AM
The 49th Academy Awards in 1977 ushered in a watershed year in the history of the Oscars.
That ceremony marked the first time a performer was posthumously awarded an Academy Award and a previous lead actress winner received an Oscar for original song....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:18 PM
"West Side Story," that ever-astonishing work of musical theater, is justly famous for the gangland rumblings between the Jets and the Sharks, stunning Jerome Robbins feats of 1950s choreography that advanced the Arthur Laurents narrative like no dance in...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 3:46 AM
Travelers (or anyone) can get free inflight Wi-Fi, free music, movies and extra data from Verizon to celebrate Connection Day on Wednesday.
Everyone, not just Verizon customers, can get a host of digital freebies, including:
Free iTunes Radio on Apple...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 1:52 PM
At the Olympics that launched Sugar Ray Leonard and the Spinks brothers, the award for the outstanding boxer of the Games went to Howard Davis, Jr.
It almost didn't happen. Three days before his first fight in the 1976 Olympics at Montreal, Davis'...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Danielle Carrig, 36
Senior VP of publicity and public affairs, Lifetime Networks
Public relations is a passion for Carrig, who works double duty managing publicity and public affairs for the Lifetime brand. "I never thought I would find such a home in the...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Why waste a great Halloween costume on just one night of fun? With these 20 exciting Halloween events including creepy-crawly creatures, scary-good performances and kooky costume parties for a variety of tastes and ages, you're sure to have a goulish good...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:23 AM
Why don't filmmakers get jazz?
Why do most feature films miss the meaning of the music in attempting to depict it?
Why is the original American art form apparently so elusive on screen?
Two new films shed light on these mysteries, one peddling...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Carl Weathers' iconic performance as the brash heavyweight boxing champ Apollo Creed in the 1976 Oscar winner "Rocky" transformed the former pro football player into an overnight sensation.
But Weathers wasn't prepared for the onslaught of attention for...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Movie Night brought lights, cameras and lots of sparkling ballroom action on the third week of “Dancing With the Stars.”
Actor, comedian and honorary sequin Kevin Hart filled in for an absent Len Goodman as guest judge. Despite his ignorance...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Four characters dangle precariously from their respective perches on the Hollywood power ladder in Neil LaBute's "The Money Shot," an acid-tongued showbiz satire that makes up in belly laughs and inspired performances what it lacks in nuance or novelty....
| May 30, 2014
| 5:45 AM
John G. Avildsen is best known for his uplifting films about underdogs such as the Oscar-winning 1976 "Rocky" and 1984's "The Karate Kid."
But his career didn't start out that way.
Long before he won the director Oscar for "Rocky," Avildsen received...