Sunday, December 8, 2013
U.S. television network NBC's one-night live revival of the venerable Broadway musical “The Sound of Music” pulled a respectable 18.5 million viewers, but it failed to thrill the critics.
With the passing of Nelson Mandela, the sweeping biopic “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom” transforms in the midst of its theatrical release from a living tribute to a big-screen eulogy.
Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.
An electric guitar on which Bob Dylan performed a legendary set at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 sold for a record US$965,000 at an auction in New York on Friday, Christie's announced.
Married with two kids? How boringly 20th-century. Blended families and same-sex parents are increasingly vying for space with the nuclear family on the small screen in line with shifts in Western society.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Morgan Freeman, who played Nelson Mandela in the Oscar-nominated film “Invictus” after being chosen by the icon himself as his favored actor, hailed the late South African leader Thursday as a “giant” of the 20th century.
The yellow jumpsuit worn onscreen by martial arts legend Bruce Lee in the movie “Game of Death,” his final film, has sold at a Hong Kong auction for US$100,000.
An Edward Hopper painting of a bleak U.S. street corner during the Great Depression sold Thursday for US$40.5 million, a record for the American artist, the Christie's auction house said.
Violence has long been a staple of U.S. cable television shows, but most producers have been coy about sex — until recently, when an explosion of explicit content flooded the small screen.