Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Los Angeles famously calls itself the Entertainment Capital of the World. But the reality is, many filmmakers have long since fled to cheaper locations in London, New York, Canada and elsewhere.
Not since Paddy Chayefsky's “Network” have characters been chewed and spit out by TV news quite like they have been of late at the movies.
Spotify stopped streaming Taylor Swift's music at her request Monday, setting up a business struggle between the leading purveyor of a new music distribution system and the industry's most popular artist.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
In a scary close finish, the Jake Gyllenhaal crime thriller “Nightcrawler” and the board-game adaptation “Ouija” tied for first at the U.S. box office with US$10.9 million each over the Halloween weekend.
The Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi offered a peek Sunday of several artworks which will be displayed at its Guggenheim museum, set to open in 2017.
Daredevil Nik Wallenda wowed the world with back-to-back walks on a tightrope between Chicago skyscrapers without a safety net or a harness, performing one of them blindfolded, as a crowd gasped and cheered.
English clarinet player Acker Bilk, who beat the Beatles and other British rockers to the top of the U.S. music charts with the instrumental “Stranger on the Shore,” has died at the age of 85.
Monday, November 3, 2014
A daring escape across the Berlin Wall, then audacious dashes back to the East to spirit another 30 people to freedom — Hartmut Richter's true story is the stuff of a Cold War thriller.
Shirley MacLaine pulled no punches when asked about her take on life at age 80.
The newest installment to blockbuster video game “Call of Duty” hits the streets on Tuesday, pitting soldiers of the future against a Machiavellian villain played by actor Kevin Spacey.