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'ParaNorman' conjures up zombies at Comic-Con

July 14, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

CORRECTS DATE TO FRIDAY JULY 13 – Anna Kendrick attends the “ParaNorman” panel at Comic-Con on Friday, July 13, 2012 in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Straus/Invision/AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The makers of the animated tale “ParaNorman” like to think of their film in terms of odd combinations. Horror and comedy. John...

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Review: More adventures, insights with Potter site

July 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This undated screenshot shows the website Pottermore. One million fans who were able to solve riddles and find a Magical Quill have had a chance to try out Pottermore for nearly a year. The rest of us, the magic-free Muggles, had to wait until it opened to...

Fox's Ed Henry goes with squares to add flair

July 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This June 18, 2012 photo shows Ed Henry, chief White House correspondent on the Fox News Channel, talking about his pocket squares and ties at the Brooks Brothers flagship store in New York. Henry’s pocket square flair all started as a friendly fashion...

Detroit area becomes canvas for street artists

July 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

A man walks past “The Death of Street Art,” on a city-owned building at Goodson and Joseph Campau, in Hamtramck, Mich. on June 10, 2012. Idiosyncratic murals painted by some of the world’s most famous street and graffiti artists have been...

Girl crusaders get cold shoulder from Teen Vogue

July 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Britney Franco, 13, of the Brooklyn borough of New York, left, poses with Hannah Stydahar, 14, of Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y. during a protest Wednesday, July 11, 2012, near the offices of Teen Vogue in the Times Square section of New York. Days after a campaign...

'Wreck-it Ralph' ventures into old arcade games

July 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Sarah Silverman and John C. Reilly attend Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” panel at Comic-Con on Thursday, July 12, 2012 in San Diego, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Wreck-It Ralph” won’t hit...

Future 'Assassin's Creed' games may not leap ahead

July 13, 2012 • Business, EntertainmentComments Off

In this publicity photo provided by Ubisoft Entertainment, a scene from “Assassin’s Creed III” is shown. (AP Photo/Ubisoft Entertainment) SAN DIEGO (AP) — The next installment of “Assassin’s Creed” may take a trip further...

Adam Sandler looks to rise again in 'Transylvania'

July 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This film image released by Sony pictures shows Dracula, voiced by Adam Sandler, left, and Johnnystein, voiced by Andy Samberg in a scene from “Hotel Transylvania.” The film, directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, will be released on Sept. 21. (AP...

Scientist names marine parasite after Bob Marley

July 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This undated picture released by the National Science Foundation on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, shows a close-up of an adult male gnathiid parasite. Arkansas State University marine biologist Paul Sikkel discovered the tiny blood-sucking marine parasite, a new...

ACM donates $2.5M to Country Music Hall of Fame

July 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Aug. 7, 2007 file photo provided by the Country Music Hall of Fame, Mel Tillis, left, Vince Gill, center, and Ralph Emery are shown in the hall in Nashville, Tenn. On Wednesday, July 11, 2012, the Academy of Country Music announced that...