| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:33 PM
It's a post-apocalyptic world where teens from across the continent have to hunt one another down in a televised spectacle that's mandatory viewing for the masses.
Sounds like"American Idol,"but actually, it's"The Hunger Games"— the popular book...
| Dec 14, 2011
For Kathryn Carlson, the holidays are not just about family, food and gifts — they're also about dance. The 30-year-old native of Somers Point, N.J., joined the Ballet Theatre of Maryland in 2003 as an apprentice dancer after graduating from the...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:28 PM
After his time spent as one of seven strangers on MTV's "The Real World: D.C.," we're assuming Baltimore native Ty Ruff, 23, was better equipped to handle drama. Then came this season of MTV's other addictive reality show "The Challenge" (10 p.m....
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:55 PM
Education: Undergrad: Colorado State. Grad school: University of Maryland School of Social Work.
OCCUPATION: Social worker
INTERESTS: Dancing, skiing, swimming and traveling
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Dorothy's ruby slippers are coming home -- to Hollywood, that is. Cinema's most famous shoes, which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences acquired in 2012 for its future museum, have been on loan to London's Victoria and Albert Museum for the...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:31 PM
What if Katniss Everdeen and Hermione Granger were friends in real life? Well, they probably aren't, but Jennifer Lawrence and Emma Watson did sit pretty close together at a Dior fashion show on Monday.
Now we'll leave the BFF fantasies to the fanfic-...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Lionsgate has expanded its partnership with European conglomerate Studiocanal for the distribution of Lionsgate feature films in Germany, Austria and Switzerland -- starting with "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1."
The new deal includes "The Hunger...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Melanie Brown — also known as Mel B or Scary Spice from her days with the British pop group Spice Girls — and her husband, producer Stephen Belafonte, have bought a house in Hollywood Hills West for $4.34 million, public records show....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Soccer isn't the only thing scoring big in Brazil.
The influx of 3.7 million people into the country of nearly 200 million for the duration of the World Cup has produced a box office bonanza.
"Everyone is surprised," said Steven Bunnell, the EVP of...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has invited 271 individuals to become members, with the list reflecting the org's determination to bring more diversity to its ranks.
Every year, the list of invitations includes several recent Oscar...
| Jun 27, 2014
NAPERVILLE — "I'm going to show you guys some cool self-defense stuff today," a muscular young man named Mike Corey tells the group of kids clumped around him on the Naper Settlement lawn one bright morning earlier this month. "Everybody has...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Survival, when the odds are desperate, breeds a certain mania, a kill or be killed ethos that we've seen played out in countless post-apocalyptic movies. By their very nature, these are dark, depressing, violent affairs beset by plagues, pestilence and...