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  • Kennedy Center: Jennifer Hudson astonishes

    Merry Christmas! One of TV's best presents arrives Tuesday night, again courtesy of CBS. The 37th annual Kennedy Center Honors telecast, starting at 9 p.m., is another classy, thrilling jamboree of entertainment. The recipients are singer Al Green,...
  • Adam Sandler tops Forbes' overpaid-actor list for second year straight

    Adam Sandler tops Forbes' overpaid-actor list for second year straight
    Just go with it, Adam Sandler: You're Forbes' most overpaid actor for the second year in a row.  Hopefully, "Grown Ups 2" provided the comedian with the maturity to deal with the fact that his films bring in only $3.20 for each buck he's paid (based...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'The Imitation Game' created on more than coincidences

    'The Imitation Game' created on more than coincidences
    In 2010, Chicago native Graham Moore published "The Sherlockian," a witty novel both inspired by, and very much about, Sherlock Holmes. Four years later, Moore's first produced screenplay stars Benedict Cumberbatch, an actor perhaps best known for...
  • Kennedy Center: Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga sing for Sting

    Meryl Streep, David Letterman, Bruno Mars and Lady Gaga helped pay tribute Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington. This year's recipients were singer Al Green, ballerina Patricia McBride, actor Tom Hanks, comedian/actress Lily Tomlin and...
  • Obama visits 'Colbert Report'; 'South Park' season finale

    Obama visits 'Colbert Report'; 'South Park' season finale
    The folks at Comedy Central have a big week planned. Stephen Colbert had a big night Sunday hosting the Kennedy Center Honors. He tried to interrupt David Letterman, who was honoring Tom Hanks. "Not yet," Letterman told Colbert, who will replace the CBS...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 'Toy Story That Time Forgot' is Trixie's turn to shine

    The cultural institution and multi-platform franchise known as "Toy Story" is nearly 20 years old, and still very much with us. There is a fourth film coming in 2017, turning a trilogy into a tetralogy — ensuring in the bargain two years of pre-...
  • Waterman hospital offers free holiday movie night

    Florida Hospital Waterman in Tavares, will host a free holiday movie night featuring "Polar Express" at 6 p.m. Saturday on the lawn outside the medical office building in back of the hospital, 1000 Waterman Way. The Oscar-winning movie starred Tom...