Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Eleanor Parker, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming baroness in "The Sound of Music," has died at 91.
Actor Ian McKellen says the British government has advised him not to go to Russia because of the country’s anti-gay "propaganda" law.
Catch him if you can: Leonardo DiCaprio is getting into the electric race-car business. The Oscar-nominated actor announced Monday he’s partnering with Venturi Automobiles and will enter a team in the FIA Formula E Championship.
When budding filmmakers use them, production results vary. It’s not just the level of talent, but the additional gear available for the job. Fortunately, accessories designed specifically for shooting video with SLRs have become much more affordable.
"Out of the Furnace" succeeds as a riveting crime story, largely due to its central performances.
The Coens normally work in a tone either manic or epic -- here, they play in a minor key, and the title character here is a stand-in for thousands of artists who had the skill to succeed and none of the luck.
Put down your box sets of "Girls" and buy a ticket to a movie about one of the original Grrrls -- as in Riot Grrrls - Kathleen Hanna.
This ambitious musical scores points for originality and style; but is lumpy in its story-telling and performances.
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With a drink and a smile, they give us what we want. And although they’re professionals, sometimes we can’t help but hope for more than a cocktail or a beer.
American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world’s most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor our online fantasies.
Jonnelle Marte, Reporter for MarketWatch, joins UTTM to offer tips on how to navigate the public healthcare exchange successfully before the December 23rd deadline.
India’s benchmark Sensex stock index surged 1.6 percent Monday to a record high after official results confirmed the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party trounced the ruling Congress Party in four heartland states, including the capital New Delhi.
You don’t need to have a Sondheim obsession to be spellbound by HBO Documentaries Films’ "Six by Sondeim." The documentary examines Sondheim’s life and career by looking at six of his songs, and is directed by longtime collaborator James Lapine.
Connie Champagne and Katya Smirnoff-Skyy and both beloved icons on the local cabaret scene. Both will help to usher in the holiday season with separate appearances, along with co-starring roles in the grand extravaganza "Christmas With the Crawfords."
On Friday, Dec. 13, the Women’s Therapy Center will celebrate 40 years of serving Philadelphia’s women with low-cost psychotherapy services.