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  • Drama, minus the dramatics, in Giants' Game 5 win over Royals

    Drama, minus the dramatics, in Giants' Game 5 win over Royals
    Befitting the teams that got here, the 2014 World Series has been a wild one to watch. The matchup between two wild-card teams may not go down as an all-time classic like the Reds versus the Red Sox in 1975 or the Twins versus the Braves in '91, and...
  • Weekend preview: 21 ways to get your spooky on in South Florida

    Weekend preview: 21 ways to get your spooky on in South Florida
    This is the weekend we celebrate the season of ghoulish tricks, the promise of treats and creative displays of fear-mongering, also known as the midterm elections. This year in particular requires a special brand of harum-scarum: How often do you have...
  • Paul Schrader, Nicolas Refn, Producers Talk 'Light' Troubles (Exclusive)

    The plot has thickened concerning the troubled Paul Schrader-Nicolas Cage thriller "Dying of the Light." Responding to a Sept. 4 Variety story about alleged editing-room tensions between director Schrader and his producers, multiple sources, including...
  • Wayne Brady: 'I had a complete breakdown'

    Wayne Brady: 'I had a complete breakdown'
    Orlando entertainer Wayne Brady is revealing that he has suffered depression for years. He shares the news in an "Entertainment Tonight" interview to air Monday (today). He said the worst was his 42nd birthday in June. "I was there by myself, in my...
  • Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes dies at 86

    Tony Award-winning actress Marian Seldes dies at 86
    Actress Marian Seldes, the Tony Award-winning star of "A Delicate Balance" who was a teacher of Kevin Kline and Robin Williams, a muse to playwright Edward Albee and a Guinness Book of World Records holder for most consecutive performances, has died....
  • 'A Merry Friggin' Christmas' includes Robin Williams shtick

     'A Merry Friggin' Christmas' includes Robin Williams shtick
    Despite its brash title and eccentric bent, "A Merry Friggin' Christmas" is, at heart, a pretty traditional holiday picture. At less than 75 minutes (plus end credits), this flatly shot film plays as if much of its connective tissue was jettisoned to...
  • Film Review: 'Elsa & Fred'

    Not even the ever-winning company of Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer is enough to reward the viewer's investment in "Elsa & Fred," a bland and formulaic tale of two senior citizens who discover that it's never too late to fall in love -- which...
  • Norman Lloyd at 100: Hollywood's Living Memory

    The earliest surviving footage of broadcast television in America is a fragment of "The Streets of New York," an adaptation of playwright Dion Boucicault's 19th-century drama, aired by the experimental New York NBC affiliate W2XBS on August 31, 1939....
  • 'Too Many Cooks' takes social media by storm

    'Too Many Cooks' takes social media by storm
    By now, anyone who's spent time on social media today has probably heard about "Too Many Cooks," the 11-minute short film that Adult Swim chose to air at 4 a.m. every morning for a week at the end of October, tucked into the middle of its block of...
  • Robin Williams Death Officially Ruled a Suicide

    The coroner in Marin County, Calif. has officially ruled Robin Williams' death a suicide by asphyxia due to hanging. No alcohol or illegal drugs were involved, according to the statement released on Friday. Williams was found dead Aug. 11 at his home...
  • Robin Williams autopsy: Paranoia preceded actor's suicide

    In the days before Robin Williams hanged himself in his stepson's bedroom, the troubled actor became increasingly paranoid and had difficulty sleeping, according to a coroner's report. Williams would talk in his sleep, and the nightly disruptions got...