| May 8, 2014
| 12:10 PM
"Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" picks up where L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (and Victor Fleming's 1939 live-action adaptation "The Wizard of Oz") left off. But the new 3-D animation feels like a formulaic knockoff of the original,...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Game shows occupy a unique corner of the American brain. Who can't name Vanna White's chosen profession? Who can't place that immortal shout of "Survey says!"? Do the words "double jeopardy" actually invoke the law for anyone? Even if we haven't seen...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 7:02 PM
It took a single church trip to the Dominican Republic when she was 16 to spawn a lifelong commitment to volunteerism for Molly Roach.
Now 24, she’s gone back every year with the La Crescenta Presbyterian Church to an impoverished community where...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Dorothy's not in Kansas anymore: the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival is coming to Orland Park. The festival celebrating the classic film will come to Centennial Park from Sept. 19-21, village officials announced.
"This is unlike anything we have ever seen...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as meaningless experiences go, it's pretty da---d good," wrote somebody named Woody.
Two of our most talented and controversial entertainment "stars" had a Broadway opening last week at the St. James...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:23 PM
After an intriguing start, "Transcendence" — aka "The Computer Wore Johnny Depp's Tennis Shoes" — offers roughly the same level of excitement as listening to hold music during a call to tech support.
You can feel the audience hanging in...
| 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 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.
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:55 AM
Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while still a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, died on Sunday, friends and entertainment media said. He was 93....
| Apr 10, 2014
| 5:30 AM
The curtain goes up Thursday on the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival with the world premiere of the restoration of Fred Zinnemann's 1955 "Oklahoma!," based on the landmark Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. Shirley Jones, who made her film debut in the hit,...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Warner Bros.' "King Arthur" is coming to theaters on July 22, 2016 -- the first title to land on that date.
The slot has been the subject of recent speculation that WB will move its still-untitled Batman-Superman project back from May 6, 2016 to the...