| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:21 PM
Lauren Bacall, the smoky-voiced movie legend who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle in "To Have and Have Not," has died at the age of 89, according to her family.
Her death was confirmed by Robbert de Klerk, the co-managing partner of the Humphrey...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Ocala Civic Theater is big on comedy and musicals this season, with one thriller thrown in for good measure. Here's the schedule for the theater, at 4337 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. More details: 352-236-2274 or ocalacivictheatre.com.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Starz in August premieres "Outlander," its most anticipated series since "Spartacus."
The 16-episode first season comes from exec producer Ron Moore ("Battlestar Galactica") and is based on Diana Gabaldon's immensely popular "Outlander" book series. It...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Remember Sling, the company that pioneered place-shifting TV? Well, not only is it still around, but it just released a cheaper and more refined Slingbox.
Sling made its mark by giving consumers remote access to the live and recorded video they could get...
| Jul 4, 2014
As a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication, we asked several Chicago-area authors to tell us about favorite characters from childhood books. Here's what they said....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:37 PM
"Altman" (Epix, Wednesday). Ron Mann, the director of the documentaries "Twist" and "Comic Book Confidential," has made a movie about Robert Altman. There is no American director working in my lifetime whose work has meant more to me than Altman, and...
| Jul 24, 2014
New highs, warthog wizards and a robot boy on the run figure into upcoming Image Comics titles from acclaimed writers […]...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Musicals, a mystery — and a mystery musical — are ahead from the Wayne Densch Performing Arts Center in Sanford. The community theater, at 201 S. Magnolia Ave., has filled its season with hit Broadway musicals and a tried-and-true thriller...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:19 PM
The Melon Patch Players in Leesburg have planned a fascinatingly diverse season, including a pair of shows set on the eve of World War II, not one but two beloved musicals, a lesser-known musical, an Agatha Christie whodunit and a recent Broadway hit....
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:00 AM
You might say Bruce Boxleitner owes his career to Marshal Dillon.
As a young actor in Hollywood, Boxleitner was taken under the wing of TV superstar James Arness, who had played the heroic marshal on "Gunsmoke."
"He changed my life," said Boxleitner....
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
BOGOTA - Positioning itself as a key Colombian player both for producing film and TV for international markets and providing services on international shoots, Bogota-based Dynamo, a founding member of Participant PanAmerica, is moving into production on...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 9:47 AM
"Kid President: Declaration of Awesome" (Hub Network, Saturdays). Young Internet phenom Robby Novak, now 10, is the star of this whole-family-friendly half-hour series, expanded from the short online "pep talks" -- at once mock-inspirational and...