| Aug 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
At least four hostages held in Syria by Islamic State militants, including U.S. journalist James Foley, were waterboarded during their captivity, The Washington Post reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the treatment of Western hostages....
| May 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Liam Neeson's action thriller "Taken 3" has taken its business to Georgia, adding to the Peach State's growing list of Hollywood credits.
The production recently wrapped 17 days of filming in the Los Angeles area, capturing scenes at the Malibu Pier,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:01 PM
The hunter has become the hunted in the new trailer for "Taken 3," the next -- and supposedly final -- installment of the hit action franchise starring Liam Neeson as a butt-kicking family man with a "very particular set of skills." (Watch the trailer...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega is suing the Santa Monica video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. for depicting him and using his name without his permission in one of the fastest-selling video games.
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:31 AM
There are dark twists and turns in Roger Donaldson's film "The November Man."
Based on the novel "There Are No Spies" by Bill Granger, the movie follows ex-CIA agent Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) as he is called back from retirement for one...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The Justice Department announced Thursday it would not launch a criminal investigation into an embarrassing dispute between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee over alleged mishandling of classified files relating to harsh CIA interrogations...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:32 AM
"The Good Wife" (CBS, Sundays), "Nashville" (ABC, Wednesdays), "Madam Secretary" (CBS, Sundays). The most satisfying and the most vexing network dramas, as seen from my little critic's corner of the world, return. And a new show whose degree of...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A veritable who's-who of cinema's tough guys in 2014 - including Ethan Hawke, Luis Guzman, Michael K. Williams and filmmaker J.C. Chandor - came out to the Lincoln Square Regal Imax for the premiere of Antoine Fuqua's "The Equalizer" on Monday night....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The plot has thickened concerning the troubled Paul Schrader-Nicolas Cage thriller "Dying of the Light." Responding to a Sept. 4 Variety story about alleged editing-room tensions between director Schrader and his producers, multiple sources, including...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk....
| Oct 14, 2014
| 2:35 PM
For his World War II service as an intelligence officer in Nazi-occupied France, Charles Hostler received a Legion of Merit award from the U.S. and a French Legion of Honor.
He also got something else: a scar on his forehead from the butt of a meat ax...