| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:57 AM
The foul-mouthed sentient teddy bear and titular star of Seth MacFarlane's hit R-rated comedy "Ted" looks to have a new woman to contend with over the affections of his lifelong pal, played by Mark Wahlberg, in the upcoming sequel "Ted 2."
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:53 PM
At this year's Academy Awards, the red carpet will lead to the yellow brick road as Judy Garland's three children -- Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft -- gather to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of their late mother's beloved film "The Wizard...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 2:20 PM
When Judy Garland first slipped her feet into those ruby slippers 75 years ago, it's doubtful that she realized she was helping to create a modern classic that has continued to charm people of all ages ever since.
"The Wizard of Oz" has spawned numerous...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Puppeteer John Henson, the youngest son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson who performed as the nine-foot-tall ogre Sweetums for many years, died Friday after a heart attack. He was 48.
John Henson was a shareholder in and board member of the Jim...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:43 AM
When the Academy Awards salute heroes next month on ABC, they can save a whole segment for Shirley Temple.
Her precocious gifts amazed, amused and inspired the country in the 1930s.
Even President Franklin Roosevelt understood her importance....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Shirley Temple, the child star phenomenon of the 1930s who went on to a career in international diplomacy, died Tuesday in California at age 85.
A statement from her family provided to news organizations said she died at home in Woodside, Calif., of...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
With "Godzilla" out in theaters this May and "The Hobbit" franchise ending the run of the trilogy at the end of the year, the two tentpole properties will serve as the cornerstone of Warner Bros. Consumer Products push during 2014 Toy Fair season.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:35 AM
Dorothy, Toto and Kansas will get their moment in the spotlight at this year's Academy Awards.
The telecast, March 2 on ABC, will salute the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz."
The Oscars will have a hero-heroine theme this year, and Dorothy...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The March 2 Oscarcast will include a salute to "The Wizard of Oz."
In the announcement, producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron did not give details about what this will entail. They had earlier said that the show will be themed to the idea of heroes.
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The Academy's board of governors voted to rescind the original song nomination for "Alone Yet Not Alone," music by Bruce Broughton and lyric by Dennis Spiegel. An additional nominee in the category will not be named.
The decision was prompted by the...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 6:35 PM
We open with an email from Rod C. of Winter Park:
"I heard you and Marc Daniels discussing the Magic's 2013-2014 season, which can be characterized as tanking games to get into position to get the No. 1 pick in the next NBA draft. The whole notion of...