| May 14, 2014
| 4:30 PM
From "The Avengers" to the upcoming "Star Wars" sequels, Walt Disney Studios has positioned itself as Hollywood's most formidable home run hitter. On Friday, when the studio trots out "Million Dollar Arm," it will see if it can still play small ball.
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Scarlett Johansson has resigned from her post as an Oxfam ambassador following her participation in a SodaStream campaign that ensconced the actress in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and put her odds with the humanitarian charity.
The "Her" voice...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
There's never been a TV series quite like "The Prisoner," which premiered in England in 1967 and debuted in the U.S. the summer of 1968 on CBS.
Best described as James Bond meets George Orwell filtered through Franz Kafka, the cult series revolved...
| Mar 6, 2014
The CW's hit superhero show “Arrow” continues to glide through its second season, getting ever more deeply embedded in the […]...
| Jan 1, 2013
Quron Davis is a work in progress.
Simeon's tallest player at 6-foot-9, Davis doesn't play a lot of meaningful minutes, but his potential is such that he earned a Division I scholarship.
He'll play for Chicago State next season for Simeon graduate...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Families that flay together can't stay together for long.
That's just one of life's painful little lessons conveyed to searing effect in "August: Osage County," the 2008 Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play by Tracy Letts now receiving its...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Given a choice between a new Toyota Corolla or the latest iPhone, 16-year-old Allison Katz of Irvine says that's an easy one.
She'd take the phone.
Texting drives her social life. She doesn't have a driver's license and hasn't rushed to get one....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:40 PM
If anyone ever asks you what "Thor: The Dark World" has in common with "Blondie Goes Latin" and "Bomba and the Jungle Girl," here's the answer: It's the eighth movie in its franchise.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe, as "Thor's" particular franchise is...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Netflix is bulking up its programming with a roster of new Marvel superheroes.
The online movie and television service struck a deal with Walt Disney Co. to develop original live-action TV series based on four of Marvel's lesser-known comic book...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At the Candy Lady shop in Albuquerque, customers can chose from 20 flavors of fudge, a wall of licorice, handmade chocolates and bags of blue-tinged crystals made of rock candy.
Owner Debbie Ball calls it "Breaking Bad Candy" after the show that,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 12:17 PM
There's still time to fit in a few events in Ocean City before the end of the summer, including something new this year: the OC Tall Ship Event, which takes place Aug. 21 to Sept. 2 at Bayside Pier.
A replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon tall...