CHARLESTON, S.C. — The 40th season of the Spoleto Festival USA opened Friday amid tributes to the men who established the internationally known art festival and remembrances of the nine people fatally shot in a city church last year during a Bible study.
The news release seemed so innocuous I didn’t pay it mind until a co-worker suggested I take a closer look.
Sometimes gaming really is just about simple pleasures. On some occasions, it’s the swish of the net in a game of NBA 2K or the sound of hit markers in Call of Duty. But for many, it’s the bloody, gory and gut-filled mayhem of the Doom franchise.
LOS ANGELES — An actor who played a police officer on television is guilty of murder because of numerous statements he made about the killing, a prosecutor told a jury Friday.
Carl Finch has spent the past 36 years bending the rules of polka with his band Brave Combo, even as he grew to love the folk music more than any other. Thirty-six years later, the International Polka Association has announced it will induct Finch into its Polka Hall of Fame.
A small audience at the University of North Texas’ Lyceum Theater got a first look at North Texas-based director Brett Bentman’s new independent film "Pale" on Saturday night.
BEVERLY HILLS, California — Kobe Bryant is getting advice from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer as he redirects his competitive drive from professional basketball to his publishing and production company.
Every year, dozens of best-selling novels and works of literature are brought to the screen by filmmakers and production companies who want to capture the magic of a story and share it with a broader audience.
Just when you thought Puritans couldn’t be any scarier with their usually wide-brimmed hats, shifts and petticoats, some filmmakers thought to add the element of the supernatural, gray undertones and the one of the most frightening animals to ever be put on screen.
An accidental fatal shooting of a 5-year-old boy near the boundary of an Indian reservation in North Dakota opens Louise Erdrich’s new novel, detonating a story of revenge, sacrifice and restitution.
You may be asking yourself, “What is a hero shooter?” Well, think of a game like League of Legends, where players select heroes that each have special abilities and attributes which affect the flow of the game.
Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studio announced Wednesday it will be closing its doors Sunday, June 5.
LOS ANGELES — Virtual reality, oddly enough, isn’t immune to the problems that arise in practical reality.
Whenever the Oscars roll around each year, you probably don’t recognize the men and women who walk the stage to pick up the top honor of the night.
NEW YORK — Walking through most doors at the Tribeca Film Festival means taking a seat in a theater full of chattering moviegoers.
NEW YORK — Slight, soft-spoken and just 5-foot-2, Prince improbably cut an imposing figure.
Given that we like to observe holidays early — putting up Christmas lights and the tree the moment after we’ve inhaled our Thanksgiving feast — it’s a good rule of thumb to not mention Christmas until November. However, Christmas comes early for horror movie fans.
Few platforming game characters last long.
For a while now, games and television have walked the episodic line together. Games like Telltale’s The Walking Dead and Life Is Strange build narratives not unlike top television dramas like Game of Thrones or Empire.
PARIS — Sean Penn’s The Last Face about aid workers in Africa will compete at the Cannes Film Festival this year — along with movies about interracial marriage in 1950s America, illness and poverty in working-class Britain and cannibal fashion models in Los Angeles.