XML Entertainment News

Walker's brothers step in to help finish 'Fast 7'

published less than 1 hour ago
Walker's brothers step in to help finish 'Fast 7'
Paul Walker's younger brothers will help complete his final movie, 'Fast & Furious 7.'

Captain America storms back to the top of the UK box office

published about 1 hour ago
Captain America storms back to the top of the UK box office
The Winter Soldier surges past the £14m mark after 19 days, while Hammer horror The Quiet Ones creeps into the frame Full week-by-week UK box office analysisReturning to the top spot in its third week of release, Captain America: The Winter Soldier adds £3.69m in the last seven days, for a 19-day total of £14.62m. That's enough to put it past the lifetime totals of the original Captain America film (£9.48m) and the first Thor picture (£14.04m). Films in the ... more

Ukraine tightens grip on eastern town before talks

published about 1 hour ago
KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces tightened their grip on the eastern town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday after securing control over an airfield from pro-Russian separatist militiamen, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to warn of the risk of civil war.

Bieber and Gomez get cosy at Coachella

published about 2 hours ago
Bieber and Gomez get cosy at Coachella
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were inseparable at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last weekend.

Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox files for liquidation: WSJ

published about 4 hours ago
(Reuters) - Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation.


Leaving the Sea by Ben Marcus review Original and powerful short stories

published about 2 hours ago
Leaving the Sea by Ben Marcus review  Original and powerful short stories
Marcus's collection explores profound themes of guilt, sexuality and dangerous but necessary generational relationships in a unique and experimental styleBen Marcus is one of the ... more

The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD, and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought review

published about 3 hours ago
The Man Who Couldn't Stop: OCD, and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought  review
David Adam's punchy explanation of the mental torment of OCD is well-intentioned, but lacks subtletyAn Ethiopian schoolgirl called Bira, David Adam begins his story, once ... more

JK Rowling writes Quidditch match reports for Pottermore

published about 4 hours ago
JK Rowling writes Quidditch match reports for Pottermore
The Harry Potter author, in the voice of Ginny Weasley, Harry's wife, has been reporting on the 2014 Quidditch World Cup in the Patagonian desertSeven ... more

ArtsBeat: Editor With a String of Hits Is Joining Little, Brown

published about 16 hours ago
Lee Boudreaux has been name vice president and editorial director of her own imprint at Little, Brown and Company.

ArtsBeat: Video: Robert Coover Talks About ‘The Brunist Day of Wrath’

published about 18 hours ago
Mr. Coover’s new book is a sequel to “The Origin of the Brunists,” his 1966 novel about a religious cult.
There are currently no items indexed.



'Amazing Spider-Man 2' new clip: Electro vs. Spidey

published 2 days ago
By Denise Warner Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, and Jamie Foxx brought this one to MTV Movie Awards

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' clip: Future Sentinels

published 2 days ago
By Denise Warner At MTV Movie Awards, first look at Kitty Pryde, Blink, Sunspot, Bishop up for a fight

'Fault in Our Stars' clip: Cigarette is a metaphor

published 2 days ago
By Denise Warner MTV Movie Awards debut for clip of Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort: Watch

MTV Movie Awards: 2014 winners are...

published Sat, Apr 12 2014 23:00 GMT
By Stephanie Robbins Click in and refresh throughout the telecast for updated list of all honorees

'Captain America' is weekend's No. 1: $41.4M

published Sat, Apr 12 2014 23:00 GMT
By Karen Valby ''Winter Soldier'' tops ''Rio 2'' ($39M); ''Oculus,'' ''Draft Day,'' ''Divergent'' in top 5

Gather 'Round the Fire, Woods Win Hearts 'With Light and Love'

published about 5 hours ago
The Woodsist cult comprises an eponymous record label based in upstate New York, an annual outdoor music festival in Big Sur, and, at the center ... more

Save the Soundboard Behind Pearl Jam's 'Ten'

published about 8 hours ago
Back in 2013, Dave Grohl took a stand for a piece of Seattle's analog recording history, and he wound up taking a bow for http://buy...

Reunited Veruca Salt to Tour After Record Store Day Release

published about 12 hours ago
As the '90s nostalgia wave continues, the music world welcomes back one of the decade's long-lost bands, Chicago alt-rock quartet Veruca Salt. You'll remember them ... more

Music Review: The Chainsmokers Perform ‘#SELFIE’ at Highline Ballroom

published about 12 hours ago
Music Review: The Chainsmokers Perform ‘#SELFIE’ at Highline Ballroom
The Chainsmokers, a dance music duo, performed their hit “#Selfie” and other numbers at the Highline Ballroom.

Music Review: Ashley Monroe, Resilient Country Singer, at Joe’s Pub

published about 12 hours ago
Music Review: Ashley Monroe, Resilient Country Singer, at Joe’s Pub
Ashley Monroe, a country singer and member of the Pistol Annies, appeared at Joe’s Pub on Monday.

Theater Review: Steven Soderbergh Directs ‘The Library,’ at the Public

published about 8 hours ago
Theater Review: Steven Soderbergh Directs ‘The Library,’ at the Public
“The Library,” the director Steven Soderbergh’s maiden outing on the New York stage, opened on Tuesday at the Public Theater.

ArtsBeat: In Performance: Adrian Lester of ‘Red Velvet’

published about 22 hours ago
The actor performs a scene from Lolita Chakrabarti’s drama about the 19th-century African-American actor Ira Aldridge.

ArtsBeat: Another Box Office Success (So Far) for Daniel Radcliffe

published 1 day ago
With the power of Daniel Radcliffe’s name, Martin McDonagh’s 1996 dark comedy, “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” sold nearly every seat for its first two preview ... more

Phyllis Frelich, Tony-Winning Actress and Deaf Activist, Dies at 70

published 1 day ago
Phyllis Frelich, Tony-Winning Actress and Deaf Activist, Dies at 70
Ms. Frelich starred on Broadway in 1980 in “Children of a Lesser God,” a play she had inspired Mark Medoff to write.

ArtsBeat: Pulitzer-Winning Play ‘The Flick’ to Reopen in New York

published 1 day ago
ArtsBeat: Pulitzer-Winning Play ‘The Flick’ to Reopen in New York
Annie Baker’s play won the Pulitzer Prize for drama on Monday, and will open at Barrow Street Theater in the near future.
There are currently no items indexed.



What’s on Wednesday

published about 5 hours ago
Television highlights.

Advertising: ‘Turketarian’ or ‘Meatatarian’? It’s All in the ‘Framily’

published about 9 hours ago
Advertising: ‘Turketarian’ or ‘Meatatarian’? It’s All in the ‘Framily’
Campaigns featuring coined and made-up words are increasingly prevalent on television, in print, online and in social media.

ArtsBeat: Changes in Store for ‘American Masters’ on PBS

published about 10 hours ago
The series will broaden its focus from arts and culture to include science and industry.

Oliver North, Now in the Service of TV’s K.G.B.

published about 12 hours ago
Oliver North, Now in the Service of TV’s K.G.B.
Mr. North provided the producers of “The Americans” with so much detail and color for an upcoming episode that he earned a story credit.

ABC’s Nightly News Scores a Rare Ratings Win Over NBC’s

published about 16 hours ago
“World News With Diane Sawyer” eked out a 12,000-viewer lead among viewers advertisers most value — the first such ratings victory since last July.