| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:32 PM
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...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:40 AM
It seems strange to ask — rude even — given Superman’s long history as a bulletproof champion of American pop ......
| Jul 24, 2012
| 6:33 PM
If the pair of teaser-trailers for Zack Snyder's “Man of Steel” are any indication, Henry Cavill's Superman will have a ......
| Jun 19, 2011
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....
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:46 PM
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...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:02 AM
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...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:37 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 11:40 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2010
| 1:31 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:47 PM
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...