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  • “Slavery By Another Name” documentary is a powerful look at a horrifying, little-known era in American history

     
    The conventional wisdom regarding African-American slavery in the United States — that we all learned in school at some point, probably at a very young age –  is that Abraham Lincoln, through victory in the Civil War and through the...
  • André 3000's Jimi Hendrix biopic underway without estate support

     
    When it was announced that André Benjamin – better known as Outkast’s André 3000 -- would be portraying iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix in a biopic, it finally put to rest years of rumors of who would channel the psychedelic rocker on the big...
  • ‘Man of Steel’ at Comic-Con: Can Superman still soar?

     
    It seems strange to ask — rude even — given Superman’s long history as a bulletproof champion of American pop ......
  • ‘Man of Steel’ trailers: Superman lonely at land, sea and air

     
    If the pair of teaser-trailers for Zack Snyder's “Man of Steel” are any indication, Henry Cavill's Superman will have a ......
  • 10 things you might not know about fictional fathers

    10 things you might not know about fictional fathers
    From "King Lear" to "Leave it to Beaver," works of fiction have featured memorable dads. Here's a Father's Day sampler: 1. Chevy Chase plays Clark Griswold in four "Vacation" feature films, but Clark's two kids are played by different actors in each....
  • Ted Danson joins 'CSI'

    Ted Danson joins 'CSI'
    Ted Danson is joining the cast of "CSI" this fall as a series regular, CBS announced Tuesday. Danson will debut as the new CSI supervisor for the graveyard shift in the Sept. 21 Season 12 premiere, taking over for Laurence Fishburne as the drama's...
  • Cheers and jeers among 2011 Emmy nominations

    Cheers and jeers among 2011 Emmy nominations
    Quite a few TV actors were likely surprised early Thursday when they heard about their Emmy nomination, but none more visibly than Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy. "Yikes," said McCarthy, 40, who was announcing the nominees live when her own name came...
  • LIST: The 2011 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations!

    LIST: The 2011 Primetime Emmy Award Nominations!
    It was another good morning at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. The network's flagship drama "Mad Men" stayed an award darling, racking up an impressive 19 Primetime Emmy nominations. Leading the way were stars Jon Hamm and Elizabeth Moss, both nominated in...
  • 'Predators'

    'Predators'
    Arnold Schwarzenegger isn't on hand this time, but the concept of one of his biggest movie hits gets a reboot in this thriller, placing an assortment of criminals on a planet where aliens hunt them. Oscar winner Adrien Brody, Topher Grace, Danny Trejo...
  • 'CSI: NY -- The Sixth Season'

    'CSI: NY -- The Sixth Season'
    No one knew it when the CBS crime drama's past year began, but it would be the last round for Melina Kanakaredes as forensics sleuth Stella Bonasera. She opted out of the show, and Sela Ward has since replaced her - but in this set, she's still in the...
  • Mayor Johnson Spends Week with President in D.C.

    Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson is celebrating Black History Month with the President and Vice President this week in Washington, D.C. President Barack Obama invited Mayor Johnson to a special live screening of “Thurgood,” a play depicting...
  • Laurence Fishburne delivers transformative performance in 'Thurgood'

    It's a shame that Black History Month doesn't come around more than once a year -- especially when it brings with it work this excellent. Thursday, Feb. 24, HBO presents "Thurgood," starring Laurence Fishburne in a role that could define his mature...