| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
More than three years in the making, and easily the most ambitious cinematic rendition yet of the adventures of Buddhist monk Xuanzang and his three demigoblin disciples, "The Monkey King" nonetheless can't match the technical refinement or storytelling...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Whoopi Goldberg wears so many hats it's easy to forget that she can be a pretty fine actress when she gets the opportunity. Such is the case with "A Day Late and a Dollar Short," a crazily soapy Lifetime movie so steeped in melodrama that the two...
| Apr 23, 2014
In contrast to just a few years ago, you don't hear the shrill cry over the dollar much anymore.
In the early 2000s, during the 2008 financial crisis, and amid the political rancor over the U.S. debt ceiling in 2011, the doomsayers were out in force....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 12:00 PM
You'll need to channel your inner Henry Rowengartner and bring the hot stinky cheddar if you want to take home a million bucks.
Perhaps I've watched "Rookie of the Year" a few too many times, because I thought I had a chance at Disney's "Million Dollar...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In this age of try-anything television, it's difficult to understand why Lifetime chose to cram the Terry McMillan novel "A Day Late and a Dollar Short" into a single made-for-TV movie.
Rich with plot and pathos that address difficult issues,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, according to an online...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:35 PM
In Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady's clear-eyed, 2012 documentary "Detropia," which anticipated many of the things that would happen in (and to) the bankrupt Motor City in the year that followed, a union leader laments the disappearance of good, middle-class...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Family Dollar Stores Inc., seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs and shutting hundreds of stores. The retailer has more than 50 stores in Hampton Roads, including one on...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:03 AM
Do you have the pitching skill to impress Disney and win $1 million?
To promote "Million Dollar Arm," Disney is inviting male and female pitchers to come out and compete in three qualifying events.
One will be from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 25 and 26...
| Mar 4, 2014
Next year, Delta will switch its Skymiles frequent flyer program from a mileage base to a dollar base. You've probably already read about that, so the question becomes one of how to deal with it. Overall, the new rules will be good for business...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Drugstores offer a convenient way to shop for a variety of items, especially if you live in a big city that has one on practically every corner. However, convenience doesn't always mean savings, says Howard Schaffer, a deal expert and vice president of...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 2:03 PM
Frank L. Fouce, an impresario of Spanish-language entertainment who turned downtown's historic Million Dollar Theater into a prestigious venue for a burgeoning Latino market and helped launch the television network that became Univision, died Sept. 22...