Can big-screen comedy survive the superhero era?

NEW YORK (AP) — Days before the opening of the Will Ferrell-Amy Poehler comedy “The House,” producer Adam McKay could see the writin...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Emmy nominations pit mainstream programs against niche fare

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “This Is Us.” And that is them.When Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, one side of the TV coin hinted that...

July 16th, 2017 |  


‘Valerian’ director says Rihanna focused, generous on set

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Director Luc Besson says getting Rihanna’s team on board for her role in the sci-fi epic “Valerian and the City o...

July 9th, 2017 |  



For ‘Okja,’ growing a GMO pig from page to screen

NEW YORK (AP) — The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon Ho’s “Okja” is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, w...

July 9th, 2017 |  


Music giant Jimmy Iovine in ‘Defiant’ alliance with Dr. Dre

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Defiant Ones,” a new HBO docuseries about two giants in the entertainment world, takes its title from a 1958 fi...

July 9th, 2017 |  


Finder of potential game-changing Earhart pix tells story

NEW YORK (AP) — The retired federal agent who discovered what he believes is the first photographic evidence of Amelia Earhart alive and well af...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Top Five: Book recommendations for summer

Top Five: Book recommendations for summer

We have officially passed the longest day of year and the official start of summer, so that means that school is out and bikinis are making their way ...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Actress, internet star Stevie Ryan dead at 33

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stevie Ryan, an actress and comedian who gained fame with impersonations of celebrities on YouTube, has died. She was 33.Los ...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Kato Kaelin wins Brewers charity raffle

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It was a banner homecoming for Kato Kaelin.Famous for being a witness in O.J. Simpson’s murder trial in the 1990s, Kaelin...

July 6th, 2017 |  


College briefs

Students named to Bluffton dean’s listBLUFFTON — Bluffton University has announced the dean’s list for the spring term. Students wit...

July 4th, 2017 |