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  • Stephen Hawking Develops Cartoon Series Aimed at Kids

    Nerd Corps Entertainment has begun development on a children's computer-animated TV series based on the "George Greenby" book series, the New York Times bestselling series by Stephen Hawking, above, and his daughter, Lucy Hawking. The Vancouver-based...
  • Tribeca Film Fest Has Lost Its Footing But Found Its Calling

    Compared to other sprocket operas of its size and stature, the Tribeca Film Festival is still an astonishingly young to-do. Founded in 2002, the event has only just entered its teens, and like any entity that age, its identity remains in flux. I say...
  • 'Road to Glory: The Documentary'

    'Road to Glory: The Documentary'
    Saint Millie is screwed. OK, maybe that’s pushing it. But it only sort of matters that the 22-year-old Oak Park native (born Milton McKinney) is talented and professional and honest in interviews; that he’s personable in ways that rappers...
  • Analeigh Tipton to Battle Viruses in 'Viral'

    "Warm Bodies" and "Crazy, Stupid, Love." actress Analeigh Tipton has come on board the indie thriller "Viral," directed by "Catfish" helmers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. Horror film powerhouse Jason Blum is producing through Blumhouse Productions...
  • Netflix Adds 'E-Team' to Documentary Lineup, Hoping for Another Shot at Oscar

    Netflix has another Oscar hopeful in its quiver. The streaming-video service has acquired worldwide rights to "E-Team," a documentary about four Human Rights Watch workers who are the first-responders on the scene investigating abuse allegations in Syria...
  • Actor, screenwriter David Dastmalchian on his new film 'Animals'

    Actor, screenwriter David Dastmalchian on his new film 'Animals'
    Films about drug addiction tend to have a punishing quality. Even the good ones. I'm thinking of "Drugstore Cowboy" and "Requiem For a Dream," "Trainspotting" and "The Man with the Golden Arm." Full-blown drug addiction is bleak. Why would an honest movie...
  • Apple's interest in Beats Electronics stirs speculation

    Apple's interest in Beats Electronics stirs speculation
    More than a decade after it revolutionized the music industry with the launch of iTunes, Apple Inc. remains the world's largest music retailer and one of the most recognized brands. So why, exactly, does it need to buy Beats Electronics' headphone and...
  • 'Neighbors' Trumps 'Spider-Man 2′ Friday, Looks to Rule Weekend B.O. With $49 Million

    "Neighbors" has trumped "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" Stateside at the Friday box office and looks to rule Mother's Day weekend as well. Universal's opening of "Neighbors" grossed $19.6 million - almost twice as much as Sony's second weekend of "Spider-Man...
  • Weekend preview: Why Fort Lauderdale is so darn livable

    Weekend preview: Why Fort Lauderdale is so darn livable
    No matter how much you love Fort Lauderdale, the city’s appearance on Livability.com’s list of the Top 10 Best Downtowns in the country had to come as a surprise. For all the complaining that goes on around here (not you, them), perhaps it...
  • Got a complaint? Kurt Andersen will see you now

    Got a complaint? Kurt Andersen will see you now
    The line between fantasy and fact has always been blurry for Kurt Andersen. The BarbieWorld casino in Las Vegas, the TV show of obituaries called “Finales,” the helicopter journalism on the Chopper Channel, Adam Sandler’s remake of the...
  • Pictures in the News | March 14, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the casket of Los Angeles police Officer Nicholas Lee, killed last week in a traffic accident, is carried into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where he was eulogized as a devoted family...
  • Anna Kendrick, Seth Rogen to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

    "Saturday Night Live" is rolling out three episodes in a row after its current hiatus, and announced Wednesday their lineup of hosts and musical guests. Anna Kendrick will have her hosting debut April 5, and be accompanied by musical guest Pharrell...