| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:20 AM
She worked with the late Whitney Houston filming "Waiting to Exhale." Now award-winning actress Angela Bassett is making her directorial debut with the Lifetime original movie "Whitney Houston." She did it while starring as a voodoo queen on "American...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:20 AM
Moviegoers were “Taken” again at the box office by Liam Neeson, as his “Taken 3” opened to an estimated $40.4 million in the U.S. and Canada this weekend and pushed the third installment of the “Hobbit” out of first...
| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:49 PM
WEST HARTFORD — On snow-dusted sidewalks and music-filled malls, holiday shoppers headed to stores Sunday to wrap up the final weekend of the Christmas retail season. What they found were discounts.
"I think there's a lot more on sale now," said...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 8:25 AM
"Selma" is a necessary film, even an essential one, with more than its share of memorable performances and vivid, compelling sequences.
But welcome as it is for being the first Hollywood production to put the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 12:41 PM
There's enough material for at least two shows packed into "The Color Purple," the 2005 musical that had a good run on Broadway and is now enjoying a dynamic production by the ambitious company ArtsCentric.
The creative team — book by Marsha...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 2:31 PM
For all the hubbub about Starbucks’ latest drink launch, you’d think the coffee giant was the first to bring the flat white to Chicago. Sorry guys, Intelligentsia sold the concoction for a week last year in honor of the New Zealand All...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Three years passed between David Oyelowo reading the script for “Selma” and being cast in the starring role as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Another four went by before the movie was made. But the now-38-year-old English actor never lost track of...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Dec 26, 2014
| 6:44 AM
The NFL will be the main event this weekend, but a few series offer new installments.
HBO presents the season finale of “The Comeback” at 10 p.m. Sunday, and the episode sends Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) to the Emmys. This development is...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 2:50 AM
The race for the Academy Awards took a major turn Christmas Day.
Up to that point, "Boyhood" and "Birdman" were the likely front-runners for best picture, based on critics' prizes and nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the Golden Globes....
| Dec 28, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team, told Oprah Winfrey that he still dreams of playing in a regular season game and that he is not the only homosexual in pro football.
In his first interview since disclosing his...