| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The animated film "Despicable Me 2" has been denied a release in China, a spokesperson for distributor Universal Pictures has confirmed.
The 3-D movie, a sequel to the 2010 hit, has grossed $584 million worldwide. And it has been a huge success...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:53 PM
A modern "Les Miserables" in certain ways, this British melodrama forces an ex-criminal (Mark Strong) back into the sights of a crime buster (James McAvoy) who long has been on his trail.
The former crook wants to aid his son, also caught up in...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Kevin McCollum (pictured), producer of "Avenue Q" and the current "Motown" tuner, is going Hollywood.
Or is it 20th Century Fox that's going Broadway?
Fox and McCollum have formed a joint venture to develop live stage productions based on the studio's...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:27 PM
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| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:18 PM
Granddaughters can be unnerving.
Eclipsing even the considerable skills honed by their mothers and grandmothers over the decades, granddaughters can cut their grandfathers down to size in a single unguarded moment.
The other day, for instance, my 7-...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:57 PM
White House Down
If you see just one terrorists-take-over-the-White-House thriller this year, make it "White House Down."
From the earnest but earnestly funny president in jeopardy (Jamie Foxx) who doesn’t like bad guys...
| Jun 28, 2013
If you see just one terrorists-take-over-the-White House thriller this year, make it "White House Down." Even if you saw the dour and bloody "Olympus Has Fallen," which has a lot in common with "White House Down," you owe it to yourself to check out...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 7:39 PM
This column has been corrected. See note below.
I have been attending Costa Mesa Middle and High school choir concerts led by Jon Lindfors for about four years. Every time I see holiday or the end-of-the-year shows I think about how amazing he must be...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:14 PM
Local youngsters shone Sunday afternoon at Hagerstown’s City Park as the latest installment of Arts in the Park featured singers and musicians from Walker Performing Arts.
Approximately 100 people gathered around the park’s band shell to...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:13 PM
BAY VIEW -- On Sunday, June 23, Bay View Music Festival once again leaves its pop-themed concerts for its annual journey into sacred music, the root of its Sunday night concert series.
The performance, which features faculty artists from all over the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:58 AM
Helena Bonham Carter has just scored a fairytale role. The "Les Miserables" actress has been cast in Disney's upcoming live-action version of "Cinderella," playing the fairy godmother, Disney said Thursday. Bonham Carter joins a cast that includes...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The Thursday highlights include Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the season premiere of "Burn Notice" and a visit by the new Superman, Henry Cavill.
It will be a big night for South Florida. The San Antonio Spurs take on the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals at 9...