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  • REVIEW: Steel Panther shows at Philly's TLA what people at Allentown's PPL Center didn't get

    REVIEW: Steel Panther shows at Philly's TLA what people at Allentown's PPL Center didn't get
    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...
  • Artists and filmmakers make surprising leaps in 2014

    Artists and filmmakers make surprising leaps in 2014
    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...
  • Palm Springs film festival: Downey, Duvall, Pitt, Witherspoon at gala

    Palm Springs film festival: Downey, Duvall, Pitt, Witherspoon at gala
    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...
  • Iconic director Mike Nichols dies at 83: 'He was a true visionary'

    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...
  • Sony hacker scandal scarier than a slasher film

    Sony hacker scandal scarier than a slasher film
    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. Make no...
  • At 58, looking fondly at the hill made by the sands of time

    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. "Me?" I told him I'd like to be him because of all the great things ahead...
  • Coen brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' is helping boost L.A. film production

    Coen brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' is helping boost L.A. film production
    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...
  • Chet Hanks, son of Tom Hanks, approaching 60 days sober after rehab

    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...
  • Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree Lighting

    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree Lighting
    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...
  • President Obama ushers in Christmas with lighting of national tree

    President Obama ushers in Christmas with lighting of national tree
    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...
  • For Tom Hanks et al., a capital evening at Kennedy Center Honors gala

     For Tom Hanks et al., a capital evening at Kennedy Center Honors gala
    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,...