| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:38 AM
"What's the point of even sleeping?"
Let it be noted that although 2014 was the year I achieved near-total omniscience over all media, I saw St. Vincent sing that line only three times in the past 12 months. I apologize for that. It was a regretful...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Cocoa Brown spent more than an hour at the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, and she never stopped smiling.
The comedian, a Menchville High School graduate, is back home for the holidays and to do three shows in Virginia Beach this...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:10 AM
In this age of instant cinematic gratification, you can log on to Netflix, push the "play" icon, and watch … your own backyard.
The Netflix offerings that you can "Watch Instantly" span the globe, the entire history of moviemaking, and every...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Movie critics irritate Chris Rock. So do obsessed fans, reality TV, celebrity culture and Hollywood in general. Frankly, I'm thrilled that all these things push Rock's buttons.
That pique produces the stinging, sweet hilarity of "Top Five." It has...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 5:02 PM
OWN has found ratings riches with "The Haves and the Have Nots."
The network scored the highest premiere ratings in its history Tuesday night with the Season 2 launch of the soap opera.
Created by Tyler Perry and loosely based on his play of the...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The big movie titles start rolling out in October, and one of the biggest comes early: "Gone Girl," the widely anticipated version of Gillian Flynn's best seller.
Release date: Oct. 3
Premise: David Fincher ("The Social Network") directs...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Tyler Perry, who just turned 45 in style, is reportedly going to be a father.
Perry is expecting a baby with on-and-off girlfriend Gelila Bekele, 28, according to Gossip Cop, which cited a source close to the "Madea" mastermind.
"He is thrilled," the...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
I know where you were Friday night. The same place as I was, seated in a movie theater, laughing yourself stupid watching "Dumb and Dumber To." (I saw you. I waved. Repeatedly. Why didn't you wave back?)
I've already seen the movie three times. The...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:48 AM
So many movies come out of the Sundance Film Festival, and others like it, laden with praise but oddly short on narrative invention, visual instincts and a story with something on its mind. Heartiest congratulations to "Dear White People," which is...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It was a saturday in 1992, and Seismic Productions co-owner David Schneiderman was sweeping his porch in preparation for his birthday party when the phone rang with a call from Bob Weinstein, asking for changes on the trailer for his Miramax political...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Since it was founded, Seismic has played a major role in the creative marketing of some of Hollywood's most influential and awarded movies.
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Seismic's highlighting of Jake Gyllenhaal's reading of the line "I wish I knew how...