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Review: Day-Lewis is tremendous in safe ‘Lincoln’

November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This undated publicity photo released by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows, Daniel Day-Lewis, center rear, as Abraham Lincoln, in a scene from the film, “Lincoln.” (AP Photo/DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox, David James) For anyone who cringed just a little while watching the trailer for “Lincoln” and worried that it...

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Director John Singleton, Paramount settle lawsuit

November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 15, 2011 file photo, director John Singleton arrives at the premiere of “Abduction” in Los Angeles. Court records show Singleton and Paramount Pictures on Nov. 1, 2012 settled a lawsuit filed by the director/producer...

Review: ‘Starlet’ rooted by strong sense of place

November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This film image released by Music Box Films shows Dree Hemingway, left, and Karren Karagulian in a scene from “Starlet.” (AP Photo/Music Box Films, Augusta Quirk) A mismatched-friends drama whose overall sensitivity is belied by a couple of...

Teri Shields, Brooke’s mom and manager, dead at 79

November 7, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – This 1980 file photo shows actress and model Brooke Shields, left, with her mother Teri Shields. Teri Shields, who launched daughter Brooke’s on-camera career when she was a baby and managed the young star into her 20s, died last week in New...

Composer, Pulitzer winner Carter dies in NY at 103

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this May 2, 1960 file photo, Pulitzer Prize winning composer Elliott Carter poses at the piano in his New York City apartment after the announcement of the award was made. Carter, a classical composer whose challenging, rhythmically complex...

Review: Guilt meets gluttony in weird ‘The Whale’

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This theater image released by The Publicity Office shows Shuler Hensley, left, and Cory Michael Smith in a scene from “The Whale,” currently performing off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons in New York. (AP Photo/The Publicity Office, Joan Marcus) NEW...

Springsteen, Jay-Z, put the pop in Obama rally

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Singer Bruce Springsteen performs before the start of a campaign event for President Barack Obama near the State Capitol Building in Madison, Wis., Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Someone has to introduce the...

Gary Barlow hailed for UK charity, music work

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Gary Barlow arriving at the 2012 Music Industry Trusts Award ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in London. (Photo by John Marshall JM Enternational/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — Gary Barlow says he’s “flattered” to...

NJ Gov. Christie: Call from The Boss made me weep

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks during a press conference on Washington Street, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Hoboken, New Jersey. About 1 million homes and businesses across New Jersey are still without electricity due to Superstorm Sandy on Sunday, and...

Aerosmith plays free outdoor concert in Boston

November 6, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Aerosmith members, from left, Tom Hamilton, Steven Tyler and Joey Kramer perform a free concert Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 in Boston’s Allston neighborhood as fans watch from the apartment building which was their home in the early 1970′s. (AP...