| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Here are a few things I learned from watching last night's Golden Globes ceremony (many of them were things I didn't know that I didn't know, which is always a bonus): 1) Jodie Foster is retiring! UPDATE: She's not retiring 2) Jodie Foster had...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 9:39 PM
A typical career for a rock band – formation, peak years, inevitable decline and ugly break-up – lasts at least a few years. On Monday, the process was accelerated in the course of a hilarious, briskly paced 90-minute show by actor Jack...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Can Tenacious D feel any more validated after making a righteous career out of Ronnie James Dio covers, comedy rock and "Tribute," a salute to the best song in the world?
Yes, they can, if that validation comes from a Grammy nomination for 2012's...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 11:46 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Dave Grohl, looking more professorial than usual (it must have been the dark-rimmed glasses he donned for the occasion), might have a future scripting reality shows if this music thing doesn't work out.
During his keynote speech Thursday...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:21 AM
Tuesday's Tenacious D show at the Fillmore Miami Beach will create a similar atmosphere: Jack Black's parody-rock act also garners attention for its stage antics. ($60-$80.25, LiveNation.com)
Hard Rock Live will keep things mellow on Wednesday, with a...
| Feb 20, 2013
A year after Billy Crystal helmed the Oscars for approximately the 40 millionth time, hosting duties fall to “Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane, who’s directed a grand total of one movie and had a minor role alongside Dwayne Johnson...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 5:12 AM
SANTA MONICA, Calif. — The persistent irony of the Film Independent Spirit Awards is that as much as they're positioned as the DIY antidote to the Academy Awards, the indie film with the most Oscars recognition almost invariably reaps the greatest...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! Get the Sillies Out!
$39-$75, 2 p.m., Feb. 9. Oakdale Theatre, 95 South Turnpike Rd, Wallingford, oakdale.com
Over its four seasons so far, "Yo Gabba Gabba!"'s roster of episodes has been jammed with star power. The...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:54 AM
DC HS covers the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors...with Lenny Kravitz and Jack Black
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:58 PM
As the youngest of the Mormon elders in "The Book of Mormon," Arnold Cunningham is a case study in well-meaning ineptitude and comic confabulations that hybridize Mormon theology with geek-culture signifiers from "Star Wars" and "Lord of the Rings"...
| Jan 8, 2013
No matter who wins or loses Sunday, the 2013 Golden Globes ceremony obviously will be awesome because Tiny Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting. Really: That should be enough to make even the most awards show-averse movie/TV fans tune in.
Yes, there will...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom.
Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20.
Fourteen years ago, a few...