NEW YORK — Come on along and listen to the lullaby of Broadway: Marimba ringtones! Rat-a-tat texting! The shaming “shhhhh!”
LOS ANGELES — If you live in the United States, you probably don’t know Omar Sy by name. But chances are, you’ve seen him.
The Cohen Film Collection continues its admirable practice of rescuing and releasing, or re-releasing in some cases, overlooked foreign nuggets.
Country musicians Ronnie Milsap and the Charlie Daniels Band are among the performers set to headline shows at the 87th annual North Texas Fair and Rodeo next month.
CAIRO — In Lawrence of Arabia, Omar Sharif is first seen in the distance, a speck in the swirling desert sand. As he draws closer, he emerges first as a black figure on a galloping camel, slowly transforming into a handsome, dark-eyed figure with a gap-tooth smile. It wasn’t unlike the Egyptian-born actor’s debut in Hollywood.
SAN DIEGO — There’s a Hulk-sized hole at Comic-Con this year. Three of the major studios and Disney/Marvel are not hosting a panel in the main hall at the annual fan festival. That means no Iron Man, no Captain America, and no Spider-Man — at least their filmed versions.
NEW YORK — One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.
If you’ve ever had to place a call for an ambulance for emergency care, you might remember in all the excitement of the medical personnel who arrived at your side, there is something more important. They always ask the same question. What medicines does the victim take?
Wherever we travel, someone always asks where we are from. I tell them that we are from “Big D.” They reply, “Oh, Dallas.” I reply, “No, Denton. If you draw an equilateral triangle, put Fort Worth at the lower left, Dallas at the lower right, ‘Little D,’ then come to the top of that triangle, to its apex, that’s ‘Big D,’ Denton, where it all comes together.”
LOS ANGELES — At this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, video games alone won’t soak up all the attention.
NEW YORK — Billie Jean King believes Caitlyn Jenner has given people clarity about transgender issues beyond the progress already made four decades after they shared the international sports spotlight.
NEW YORK — It’s now a given that most every natural disaster, even in a location as remote as Nepal, will be captured by gripping amateur video. The challenge for the Smithsonian Channel was taking this material and making it mean something more.
NEW YORK — For his first week as moderator of CBS’ Face the Nation today, John Dickerson has no intention of playing around with a format consistent for more than half a century.
Online gaming may be dominated by shootouts like Call of Duty and Halo, but they’re not exactly family-friendly. It’s not just the copious gore; the explosive profanity that passes for trash talk has driven many a parent to unplug the game console.
Kevin Costner stars as peripatetic track coach Jim White in this inspirational sports movie from Disney.
NEW YORK — “They keep telling people it’s the 10th anniversary, but it’s the fourth season as far as I’m concerned,” says Howard Stern, who joined America’s Got Talent as a judge in 2012.