| Mar 13, 2015
| 10:38 AM
The Samsung Gear VR headset transports me from a gondola ride in Venice to a helicopter ride over Hawaii to a frigid, serene seashore, waves gently lapping, somewhere on this planet.
It was like being in Star Trek's holodeck. Immersive. Radical....
| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Every once in a while, our community gets a little bit of fame.
In 1995, I thought it was the coolest thing that Sandra Bullock was in La Grange filming a movie in the historic district. In the early 2000s, a scene from the TV show "ER" was shot at the...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:50 PM
The Carolina Panthers have been looking for a left tackle.
They found one who inspired a movie and they hope he has a Hollywood ending left in him.
The Panthers announced Friday they have signed former Baltimore and Tennessee offensive tackle Michael...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 5:20 AM
Unbalanced line? No kidding.
Baylor is giving LaQuan McGowan, a 6-foot-7, 410-pound guard, a look-see at tight end and H-back in spring practice after his 18-yard TD catch in this year's Cotton Bowl.
"His hands are about as big as my leg," QB Seth...
| Feb 13, 2015
Oday Shakar has his own ideas about dressing for success.
The 32-year-old fashion designer, who has lived in Laguna Beach for the past seven years with his partner, has turned heads with his elaborate designs worn by stars like Dianna Agron and Camila...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Taya Kyle still remembers the little things about her late husband, like the way he would downplay his virtues when the couple was out in public.
"I would say something to the people we were with, like how intelligent he was, and he would just wave...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:56 PM
Every year, it seems as if more talented Lehigh Valley natives and former residents are hitting the big screen.
In 2015, actors, animators, costume designers, composers, producers and directors are working in movies both big and small. The sheer...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:00 PM
1.5 stars (out of four)
As soon as the end credits rolled for “Blackhat,” someone in the crowd shouted, “Boring!” Were it socially acceptable, many in the theater (me included) probably would have done the same much sooner....
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:30 AM
"HOLLYWOOD is a dream factory, and nobody dreams about older women!" So said film director Amy Heckerling.
I don't know exactly when Ms. Heckerling made that remark, but recent years have seen something of a reversal. I think about Meryl Streep, Julia...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:01 PM
Around 1950, a woman named Brownie Wise came to the attention of Earl Tupper, the inventor of a brand of airtight plastic containers designed to keep leftovers fresh. Wise (reportedly to be played by Sandra Bullock in an upcoming movie) told Tupper...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 1:00 PM
It's good to be Katniss Everdeen... and Mystique: Jennifer Lawrence has officially been named this year's most bankable box office star.
The Oscar winner earned Forbes' lofty title of highest-grossing film star of the year thanks to her genre...