| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Author Tom Clancy created CIA agent Jack Ryan as the hero of several novels that became major films. The Ryan character has been played by Alec Baldwin in "The Hunt for Red October," Harrison Ford in "Patriot Games" and Ben Affleck in "The Sum of All...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:55 AM
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This week's TV Movies
Lorde, the New Zealand singer...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before beating this slightly sore throat into submission.
The Skinny: My colleague is on injured reserve with a bad cold and now my throat is bothering me. So I'm guzzling down meds because I'm not spending this weekend at home...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Jerry Seinfeld and Acura have launched the third season of "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," that will feature segments with Louis C.K., Howard Stern, Tina Fey and Patton Oswalt.
Seinfeld and Acura first paired up with a Super Bowl spot in 2012 that...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Kathie Lee Gifford looked like a deer caught in oncoming headlights when 89-year-old Broadway legend Elaine Stritch casually dropped an F-bomb on the "Today" show a few weeks back. Gifford shouldn't have been surprised.
Stritch, who appeared on the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:39 AM
How crowded was December at the movies? Crowded enough to push George Clooney and "The Monuments Men" into an early 2014 release. And that's good! That's good. Because a little quality to go with our winter movie diversions would be good.
Here are 10...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"THERE CAN be too much truth in any relationship."
So quipped Maggie Smith, in one of her dry, delicious asides, on the season four premiere of "Downton Abbey" last Sunday.
These days, after the success of any series, people love to be argumentative and...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Idris Elba will be a new father soon! The British actor is expecting a baby with makeup artist girlfriend Naiyana Garth, according to US Weekly.
The 41-year-old actor has been getting serious with Garth as of late. He recently invited her on his arm...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Alec Baldwin has taken his lumps as a verbal loose cannon, but Americans for the Arts, a leading national advocacy group for nonprofit arts organizations, still trusts Baldwin as one of its go-to guys.
It announced this week that the actor will be...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Stepping back into the spotlight just a few months after Tom Clancy's death, the author's famed CIA-analyst hero gets a spiffy new avatar but a fairly routine assignment in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit." Crisp, efficient and appreciably modest in scale...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:30 AM
MADRID - Alec Baldwin will team with Spanish industry heavyweights Santiago Segura, Sony Pictures Releasing in Spain, Telefonica Studios, the film-TV production house of telco Telefonica, cable operator ONO, and Atresmedia Cine, the film arm of...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:52 AM
The best moment in "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" allows the director and crucial supporting player Kenneth Branagh to set cars and guns aside for a brief, unblinking glare in a two-person scene at a dinner table. Branagh plays a heroin-addicted Russian...