Andrew Jones jumped right onto the team of detractors who gave film director J.J. Abrams a big thumbs-down when the news hit that Abrams would helm Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
This week, we begin at the poker table:
When you think about Thursday night television, the term “Shondaland” probably comes to mind. ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder dominate the small screen, and Shonda Rhimes is the brain, heart and life of these successful shows.
NEW YORK — Thirty-five years ago yesterday, viewers learned the truth.
DALLAS (AP) — The largest exhibition ever assembled of Jackson Pollock’s lesser-known “black paintings” is going on display in Dallas.
This week, we begin in the late 1940s:
LOS ANGELES — The wife of an actor known for his role on The Shield was having an affair before she was fatally shot by her husband last year and a jury should be told about it, a judge ruled Friday.
DALLAS — Bryan Arias is helping propel the Bruce Wood Dance Project to its next phase. As guest choreographer for concerts that took place Friday and Saturday at Dallas City Performance Hall, the 29-year-old native of Puerto Rico is the first outsider to create a new work for the company.
NEW YORK — Live theater is stressful for any actor, so just imagine how crazy it can be if you’ve been handed a script only a few hours before having to go onstage.
NEW YORK — All members of a California-based band that was to perform at the Paris venue where one of Friday night’s deadly attacks occurred are safe and have been accounted for, a U.S. official briefed by the Justice Department said.
This week, we begin with Seymour:
The Fallout series has always been prized for its immersive world full of colorful characters and questionable life choices. You can be an angel among men and women or a total jerk, but in Fallout 4, things are a bit more ambiguous.
LOS ANGELES — This weekend, audiences can go deep underground with Antonio Banderas to experience the plight of the trapped Chilean miners in The 33, sing Christmas carols with John Goodman and Diane Keaton in Love the Coopers, and gawk voyeuristically at Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s well-heeled depressives in By the Sea.
Denny Aldridge isn’t the biggest fan of football movies. A former player at Texas who spent many years as a college assistant, Aldridge follows the sport closely and admits capturing every nuance of the game for a movie is difficult. But the Denton resident is anxious to see a new movie called, My All American, which comes out Friday.
Ask any woman who came of age in the 1960s or ’70s if she’s ever heard or met Gloria Steinem in person. Chances are she’ll say she has — and maybe more than once.
This week, we begin in 1968:
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The director and cast of Warcraft are hammering down on BlizzCon.
A woman in the alto section pokes her hand in the air at a Monday night rehearsal of the Robson Ranch Music Club.
Koltin Petty, 11, of Fort Worth grinned in his wheelchair during the sensory-friendly performance of Fancy Nancy: The Musical at Dallas Children’s Theater on Saturday. He went “chomp chomp chomp” when Rashaun Sibley, playing a kid in a shark costume, urged the kids to repeat his words.
NEW YORK — Thirteen museums in seven countries have been named recipients of Bank of America grants for the conservation of artworks ranging from an Edouard Manet painting to a colossal ancient Chinese Buddha.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Millions of fans cried out in joy after they saw the latest trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” but it also left more than a few wondering where Luke Skywalker has been during all the marketing.
Don Taylor launched the musical instrument petting zoo on the University of North Texas campus nine years ago.
NEW YORK — CBS has refused to run advertising for Truth, the film starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford that revisits a painful episode in the network’s past involving a discredited 2004 news story on former President George W. Bush’s military service record.
Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is not a game you’d expect to be worth $40, until you play it.