| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:44 AM
"Where are all the celebrities?"
That's a question many supporters of #BlackLivesMatter protests are asking. At this moment of great unrest, some are feeling a lack of leadership from those who have worldwide media platforms.
Many black actors and...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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NCIS A Navy lieutenant was murdered...
| 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...
| 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 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 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
2.5 stars (out of four)
One of the year’s funniest moments comes late in “Top Five,” when a real-life rapper, playing himself, demonstrates that he wants to have a singing career. Naming the person wouldn’t take away the hilarious...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Get ready for a prime-time WLS-Ch. 7 newscast — on WCIU-Ch. 26.
The ABC-owned WLS and Weigel Broadcasting said Tuesday they are teaming up for a new, hourlong newscast weeknights at 7 p.m. on The U.
The live newscasts, which begin Jan. 12, will be...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Powerhouse producer Shonda Rhimes and ABC's hit new comedy "black-ish" scored big in major nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards, which honor the accomplishments of people of color in television, film and other cultural categories.
| 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 4, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Tyler Perry and Gilele Bekele cruised into the month of December as parents of a new baby boy, according to several reports.
Aman Tyler Perry was born Sunday, a source told People.
"They are totally and completely excited, and really looking forward...
| 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...