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Caro wins National Book Critics Circle bio prize

February 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Aug. 20, 2008 file photo, author and biographer Robert Allan Caro smiles during an interview in New York. Caro’s fourth Lyndon Johnson book, “The Passage of Power,” won the National Books Critics Circle biography prize Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013. It’s the third time he has been honored by the critics circle....

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Review: Park Chan-wook’s lurid melodrama ‘Stoker’

February 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This film image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Matthew Goode, left, Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska, right, in a scene from “Stoker.” (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures) A spider crawls up the leg of 18-year-old India Stoker (Mia...

Rapper Ja Rule in NYC jail with July release date

February 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Feb. 1, 2013, photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Jeffrey Atkins, also known as the rapper “Ja Rule” is shown. Atkins, left a state prison in central New York last week after...

From eggs to film: A Japanese-American studio head

February 28, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, photo, Kevin Tsujihara, poses for photos in a screening room at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. On Friday, Feb. 28, 2013, Tsujihara, 48, who grew up making deliveries as the son of egg distributors, will become the...

Review: Park Chan-wook’s lurid melodrama ‘Stoker’

February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This film image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures shows Matthew Goode, left, Nicole Kidman and Mia Wasikowska, right, in a scene from “Stoker.” (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight Pictures) A spider crawls up the leg of 18-year-old India Stoker (Mia...

Karen Mok finds answers on ‘Somewhere I Belong’

February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Jan. 31, 2013 photo, Hong Kong actress Karen Mok poses during an interview at a hotel in Hong Kong. Mok wrestles with what’s been a life-long question for her on the title of her first English album, “Somewhere I Belong.” The Hong Kong pop diva...

Japanese disaster films highlight victims’ stories

February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this image made from promotional footage for the film “Nuclear Nation” released by the 2012 Documentary Japan, Big River Films, Futaba mayor Katsutaka Idogawa, sixth from left in white jacket, poses with evacuees from Futaba town in front of...

Toni Morrison talks to Google about creativity

February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Author Toni Morrison, right, speaks during an interview about her latest book “Home,” with host Torrence Boone during Google’s online series, “Authors At Google,” on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto...

Van Cliburn, pianist and Cold War hero, dies at 78

February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – This July 12, 2003 file photo shows pianist Van Cliburn after performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra as the Orchestra plays “Happy Birthday,” on his 69th birthday at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass. Cliburn, the internationally...

Lawyer says Lohan committed to turning life around

February 27, 2013 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 11, 2012 file photo, Lindsay Lohan attends the Mr. Pink Ginseng launch party at the Beverly Wilshire hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lohan’s attorney wrote in a letter filed in court on Feb. 22, 2013, that the actress is willing...