| Aug 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Paramount Pictures was so pleased by "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles's" $93.7 million global debut this weekend that it said it is moving forward with plans for a sequel to the franchise reboot.
Domestically, the film kicked up a sterling $65 million...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Working for a food magazine, your life pretty much revolves around eating and drinking. Not as much as people might think, but more than the average person in America. I am more of an oenophile than a foodie, but I know great food when...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
A few words about the "poor door."
Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Billie Letts, the mother of the Chicago playwright Tracy Letts, died on Saturday in her home state of Oklahoma, according to reports in the Tulsa World and other sources.
Letts, who was 76, was a highly regarded novelist (as well as a teacher and...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Cowabunga is right.
Paramount's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" more than doubled the box office earnings of Disney-Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" on Friday. The turtle adventure opened to $25.6 million and is on track for a much-higher-than-...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Despite getting roundly shredded by critics, the new "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie is off to a strong start at the box office. "TMNT" took in $25.6 million Friday, doubling the Friday take of last weekend's champion, "Guardians of the Galaxy."...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy, who said earlier this week that he "wouldn't want to deal with drafting Michael Sam," the NFL's first openly gay player, has released a statement clarifying his comments, which had drawn a great deal of...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It should be one of the unqualified successes of the year — a period drama directed by, written by and starring women of color that found a large audience for a fact-based tale drawn from obscure history that shed light on the beginning of the end...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 9:52 AM
You get a crab, and you get a crab, and you get a crab! Everybody here gets a crab!
Oprah's in town.
The billionaire media magnate, whose career took off after a stint as an anchor on WJZ in Baltimore, came back to the city Wednesday for a dinner...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The Rams open training camp Friday and the rules of engagement regarding Michael Sam have been set. Let’s call it them the Dungy Rules.
Rule No. 1 - You must be 100 percent positive in commenting about Sam. If not, you’d better hire a...