| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- Sarah Smith, former creative director at Aardman Features, and director and co-writer of "Arthur Christmas," has set up a new animated film company, Locksmith Animation, in the U.K., with backing from Elisabeth Murdoch and top VFX house Double...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Randall Wallace didn't expect a rock-star reception when he went on the road to promote his faith-based drama "Heaven Is for Real" ahead of its Easter-weekend release.
Yet at the First Assembly of God Church in Phoenix, 9,000 congregants greeted the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Nearly two years after opening its downtown Orlando complex, the Mad Cow Theatre has named the smaller of its two performance spaces.
Until now called the Black Box Theatre, the space will be named the Zehngebot-Stonerock Theatre in honor of Dr. Lee and...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:49 PM
Imagine the sigh of relief breathed collectively by cast and crew at the conclusion of Friday's opening-night performance of "The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby." Presented by Orlando Shakespeare Theater in collaboration with Theatre UCF, it's...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Local musicians relish the chance to play for the DuPage Symphony Orchestra in its diamond anniversary season and upcoming concerts in February and March.
The nearly sold-out DSO "By Request" concert takes stage 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Wentz Concert...
| Nov 21, 2013
If lush settings were plums and costumes were nuts, we'd all have fruitcake for Christmas.
And we could enjoy it watching the good-looking but dramatically flat and emotionally sterile "The Christmas Candle," a pretty period piece of a holiday fable...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are returning to host the Golden Globe Awards in 2014 and 2015. The duo's chemistry and their ability to deliver barbs with a twinkle have made them an awards-show favorite, not just at the Globes but at the Emmys and other...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:57 PM
“American Hustle,” “The Great Gatsby” and "Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa" are among the films competing for a nomination for makeup and hairstyling in the 86th Academy Awards.
The films, as well as “Dallas Buyers Club,&...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- Revenue from the games, video and music biz in the U.K. rose 4% to Â£5.4 billion ($8.94 billion) last year, driven largely by growth in digital. It is the best result since 2009.
Top-selling home entertainment titles in the U.K. last year were...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
In a wide-open year, Hollywood folk are looking for Oscar omens, and today's nominations from the Producers Guild of America offer double reason to celebrate: Aside from earning the honor of being recognized by the guild, these noms have been a good gauge...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- The U.K. box office fell 1% in 2013 to Â£1.17 billion ($1.92 billion), according to Rentrak.
The U.K. gross reps a 6% share of the world's box office, and 19% of Europe's box office.
Warner Bros. led the distributors' league, with a 16.45%...