This week, we begin in London: This funny, charming, and inventive fantasy arrives as much more than a simple kids’ film.
NEW YORK — Today they reign as elder statesman of cerebral silliness, these alumni of the Monty Python comedy troupe and, some would argue, the funniest men who ever lived.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week over complaints about stereotypes, offensive names and scenes they say disrespected Native American religious practices.
NEW YORK (AP) — Things are finally looking up for Barbie.
NEW YORK — Scandal star Joshua Malina has a brand-new video gig. So do Today weathercaster Al Roker, NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt and CNN media correspondent Brian Stelter.
The Dallas Museum of Art on Tuesday unveiled its latest old master painting. Acquired for $1.445 million at a Christie’s auction on Jan. 28, The Harp Lesson (La lecon de harpe), by Jean Antoine Theodore Giroust (1753-1817), addresses issues of fashion and women’s education that still resonate in today’s Dallas.
A young George Washington Valenzuela was walking to a barbershop in small, dusty Marfa when a woman approached him and asked if he would like to be in a movie. He said yes.
PRIVAS, France — Jean-Marie Chauvet noticed air whistling out from a crack on a plateau in southern France, so he and fellow cave enthusiasts went to investigate.
Poet Mark Wunderlich moved from big, bustling New York City into a 300-year-old Dutch-style house in the Hudson Valley in 2003.
NEW YORK — The fate of a Lifetime TV movie featuring Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig remained unclear on Friday after the project’s planned secrecy was spoiled.
Alana Lynn, a morning co-host on country music station KAWO-FM in Boise, Idaho, was excited to play Little Big Town’s latest single for her listeners. “Girl Crush,” a powerful ballad about a woman envious of her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend, seemed destined to be a hit.
AUSTIN — Music lovers old enough to remember 1992 recognized Snoop Dogg’s greatness the moment he was introduced to the world, when he delivered the opening verse on Dr. Dre’s classic “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang.” The character and cadence of his rapping, the unmistakable drip in his voice — he’s one of those rare artists who arrived on the national scene fully formed and spitting gold.
AUSTIN — Leon Bridges is new to South by Southwest, the annual event whose music portion kicked into high gear Wednesday in the state’s capital. But fortunately for the stylish Fort Worth soul man, he enters the fray as one of the hottest new acts among the more than 2,000 playing showcases.
AUSTIN — Women and minorities are ignored. Prices are too high. Games are too long and too difficult. These aren’t the complaints of disgruntled consumers but observations from top gaming executives at the South by Southwest games festival in Austin.