| Sep 5, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Plan your schedule with our list of everything going on this week.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star
Life, Above All
O’s v. Yankees (1:05 p.m; MASN)
When Pop Culture Saved...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:31 AM
In novels and songs, in movies and plays and TV shows, addiction to drugs and alcohol is a frequent theme. Steve Earle's new novel "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) is the latest, but here are some previous standouts...
| Nov 22, 2011
**1/2 (out of four)
Before “Arthur Christmas,” the theater subjected me to TWO viewings of Justin Bieber’s video for “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” So pain already was pounding my head.
But the computer-animated, 3-D...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Like most professional musicians these days, singer-songwriter-guitarist Joe Henry has a home studio where he produces records for himself as well as other artists, which — unlike most at-home recordings — include recent Grammy-winning...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 1:09 PM
HOUSE, an innovative take on the medical drama, is a series in which the villain is a medical malady and the hero is an irreverent, controversial doctor who trusts no one, least of all his patients.
HOUSE has been honored with four Emmy Awards, including...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:25 AM
Premium pay channel HBO dominated the nominations Thursday for the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, earning a stunning 104 nods, including honors for its two freshman series, "Game of Thrones" and "Boardwalk Empire," as well as the acclaimed miniseries...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy.
"Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Jul 15, 2011
How do you argue with any master list that includes Jane Lynch, Kathy Bates, Margo Martindale, Melissa McCarthy, Martha Plimpton, Kelly MacDonald, Betty White, Kristen Wiig and Joan Cusack?
There were a number of surprises, both heartening and...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 11:20 AM
You didn't think Ashton Kutcher was saving "Two and a Half Men" for free, did you? CBS struck a sweet deal with Kutcher; he'll make $700,000 per episode.
That makes him the highest paid sitcom actor on TV, according to TV Guide Magazine, but its still...
| Oct 4, 2012
** (out of four)
You’d think mid-life crises and marital woes were invented yesterday by the way they’re treated in the New Jersey-set “The Oranges,” which indicts suburban routine while indulging only in formula itself....