| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:55 AM
When heavy metal parody band Steel Panther played Allentown’s PPL Center in October, opening for Judas Priest, the sparse crowd’s reaction was underwhelming.
When Steel Panther headlined its own show Tuesday at Philadelphia Theatre of Living...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Exhibiting raw promise is one thing, but to exceed those initial flashes is something really special. Throughout this year, many filmmakers and performers were pressing on in remarkable ways, showing that even artists who have already exhibited notable...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 1:11 PM
Putting the holiday season fully to rest and switching the machinery of awards season back into high gear, the Palm Springs International Film Festival held its awards gala Saturday night with Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Keaton, Steve...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of films such as "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," "The Graduate" and "Carnal Knowledge," died on Wednesday at age 83, ABC News said.
The prolific director passed...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:17 AM
The leaked documents, with Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and James Franco cast as clowns, may at times make it all seem like a comedy.
To those whose private correspondence and personal information have been exposed, it may feel like a tragedy.
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Not a bad age, 58. I've had worse. On the way to school the other day, the little guy asked me who I'd like to be "if you could be anyone in the world?"
"You," I told him.
I told him I'd like to be him because of all the great things ahead...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Coen brothers are bringing some needed star power to the streets of Los Angeles.
The upcoming movie "Hail, Caesar!" recently began production in L.A., giving the region a welcome boost in feature film activity.
Production days for movies filmed on...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Chet Hanks, a.k.a Chet Haze, a.k.a. Tom Hanks' oldest son with Rita Wilson, was giving thanks a day early after the admission of sobriety he'd posted online last week bubbled up into the headlines.
"Thanks for the support everybody. I'm coming up on...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Tom Hanks will bring the jokes and Rita Wilson, his actress-songwriter wife, will lend her voice to the upcoming 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C.
Travelers lucky enough to have won free tickets given out lottery-style will watch...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:35 PM
President Barack Obama and his family presided over the lighting of the National Christmas Tree on Thursday in an annual ritual near the White House that featured musical performances from singers Patti LaBelle and Steve Miller.
Obama, who was joined...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 9:10 PM
WASHINGTON — Tom Hanks was lauded as America's "favorite son" — and one of the greatest of cinema's stars — at a star-spangled Kennedy Center Honors gala on Sunday.
Hanks was honored with four other legends: singer-songwriter Sting,...