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Joss Whedon releasing film for digital download

April 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This Jan. 21, 2014 file photo shows American film producer and director Joss Whedon at the screening of “Much Ado About Nothing” in Paris. Whedon will release a film he wrote as a $5 digital download, bypassing the normal channels of independent film distribution. In a video announcement Sunday following the premiere of [&hellip...

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Review: Dark humor wins in ‘Cripple of Inishmaan’

April 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows Gillian Hanna, left, and Ingrid Craigie performing in “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” opening April 20 at the Cort Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Marc Brenner) NEW YORK (AP) —...

Review: B’way’s ‘Violet’ shows beauty in its score

April 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This image released by Polk & Co. shows, foreground from left, Joshua Henry, Sutton Foster and Colin Donnell during a performance of “Violet” in New York. (AP Photo/Polk & Co., Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — Some musicals are big and...

Prizefighter Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

April 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this June 8, 2001 file photo, former middleweight boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, left, is escorted by an unidentified security guard into the venue where Laila Ali and Jacqui Frazier-Lyde will box each other in Verona, NY. Carter,...

Country music singer Kevin Sharp dies at age 43

April 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This image provided by Sue Veldkamp shows a book cover of Kevin Sharp. Sharp, a country music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, died Saturday April 19, 2014 in Fair Oaks, Calif. He was 43. (AP...

Debate still simmers over ‘Field of Dreams’ site

April 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this March 31, 2014 photo, Don Lansing, former owner of the house and farm where the Field of Dreams film site is located, still prepares the diamond and mows the grass for visitors near Dyersville, Iowa. “Field of Dreams,” which premiered in...

Bid, Dick, bid: ‘Dick and Jane’ artworks for sale

April 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This photo provided by Brookline Auction Gallery of Brookline, N.H., Friday, April 18, 2014, shows a watercolor by Robert Childress and photos of the model used to paint it. The portrait is of Dick of the Dick and Jane series of books that helped teach...

New portrait unveiled for British queen’s birthday

April 20, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II taken and made available at 12:00 GMT Sunday, April 20, 2014, by British photographer David Bailey has been released to mark her 88th birthday on Monday April 21, 2014. The photograph was taken at Buckingham Palace in March...

Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

April 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Miguel Guerra, a fan of Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, stands with flowers outside the funeral home where the body of Garcia Marquez was taken in Mexico City, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Garcia Marquez died on Thursday at his home in Mexico City. His...

Lawyer: Director not in Hawaii during alleged acts

April 19, 2014 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this March 3, 2012 file photo, director Bryan Singer arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of the play “8″ in Los Angeles. A man who claims he was sexually abused by the “X-Men” franchise director Singer said Thursday,...