| Mar 31, 2014
| 12:47 PM
There's no hiding the intent behind "It's on Again," the new Alicia Keys single boasting guest spots from Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams.
In the song's opening moments, Lamar is heard shouting that this song "is for the warrior"; soon after,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Theater is a superstitious profession, especially when it comes to failure. On Broadway, the Foxwoods Theatre, which served as home for the troubled musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," will officially be renamed the Lyric for its next tenant -- a...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
In a climactic car-chase scene in the new movie "Need for Speed," a race car barrels into the back of a police SUV, sending the truck flying through the air.
To put viewers in the drivers' seats, director Scott Waugh placed cameras inside the SUV so...
| Feb 21, 2014
After eight years of serving as writer and co-executive producer of NBC's "The Office," B.J. Novak — who also played Ryan Howard on the show alongside Steve Carell and John Krasinski — is flexing his creative muscles. In addition to acting...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:59 AM
In between the action on the field this Super Bowl Sunday, two superheroes will fight for audience attention. "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" each have TV spots lined up for the big game, and teasers for both are now...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Theatre Communications Group, the national organization that promotes nonprofit theater, has named Diane Rodriguez to the position of board chair. Rodriguez currently works as an associate producer and director of new play production at Center Theatre...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:08 AM
After the coffee. Before wishing the Morning Fix a happy anniversary.
The Skinny: It was five years ago Sunday that the Morning Fix was born. Here is what it looked like on Day 1. Pretty primitive. It is an exhausting job that couldn't be done...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:40 PM
[Warning: This post contains some spoilers about ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2.']
One of the more provocative choices Marc Webb made in directing “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” was first shooting, then leaving out, scenes of Shailene Woodley as...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:08 PM
A raunchy comedy about feuding neighbors will move in next to "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" at the multiplex this weekend, with a chance to challenge the superhero for the No. 1 spot at the box office.
Universal Pictures' $18-million "Neighbors" is...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:19 PM
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" is jam-packed with all the razzle-dazzle special effects possible. The noisy action scenes are louder, stronger and longer than ever. The quiet moments between CGI circus acts show the softer side of Spidey's life.
| May 9, 2014
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out why I wasn't a first round pick.
The Skinny: I was watching the NFL draft Thursday night when it hit me that the networks should announce show pickups and fall schedules the way teams select players. CBS Chief...