Thursday, January 22, 2015
Kenya Barris, creator of ABC's “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family's efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Novelist Marilynne Robinson, economist Thomas Piketty and cartoonist Roz Chast are among the finalists for National Book Critics Circle prizes.
His hand is steady and sure as it delicately traces the contours of the biggest names in the world of style: the celebrities, the magazine editors, the clients.
Pope Francis left the door open on Monday to a meeting with the Dalai Lama, denying that he refused to receive the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader in December over fears of upsetting China.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The film “Kano,” which tells the story of a Taiwanese baseball team's incredible run at a Japanese high school tournament in the 1930s, is set to hit theaters in Japan on Jan. 24.
Actors from the movie “Selma” marched with hundreds of people Sunday to recall one of the bloodiest chapters of the civil rights movement, while America prepared to mark the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.
Coming of age film “Boyhood” scooped three prizes at the London Critics' Circle awards on Sunday, bolstering the real-time drama, nominated for six Academy Awards at next month's Oscars.
Alan Hirschfield, a former entertainment executive who helped make the 1970s movies “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “Taxi Driver,” has died. He was 79.
Clint Eastwood's “American Sniper” blasted into first place with a massive US$90.2 million take, blowing away the competition at the American box office, industry estimates said Sunday.