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Entertainment

Past flickers faintly on Polish screens – ‘Poland has changed hands many times’

Like many cities in the former Soviet Union, the adjacent towns of Gdynia and Gdansk, on Poland’s beautiful Baltic coast, each have two faces. One …

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Rylance catches Spielberg’s eye – Embracing movie acting a circuitous journey for Shakespearean maverick

NEW YORK, Oct 9, (AP): Mark Rylance is strolling around a conference table, doing his best impression of a Robert Mitchum walk. He’s explaining how …

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‘Truth’ screening lures impressive guests – Redford portrays venerable CBS news anchor

LOS ANGELES, Oct 9, (RTRS): Wednesday night’s swanky Midtown screening of newsroom drama “Truth” at New York’s Museum of Modern Art lured out a few …

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Prudhomme dies age 75 – Chef sensation

NEW ORLEANS, Oct 9, (AP): At K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas …

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Kool & the Gang gets Hollywood star – Legacy part of national fabric

LOS ANGELES, Oct 9, (RTRS): After 50 years and 23 albums, the legacy of Kool & the Gang has become so much a part of …

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Cavill, Evans join war drama ‘Sand Castle’ – Anderson makes first foray into nonfiction terrain

LOS ANGELES, Oct 9, (RTRS): Henry Cavill and Luke Evans will co-star with Nicholas Hoult in the war drama “Sand Castle.” The film will be …

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Blanchett politically sensitive in ‘Truth’ – Movie re-ignites heated debate over ‘60 Minutes II’ scandal

LOS ANGELES, Oct 7, (RTRS): Monday night’s screening of Sony Pictures Classics’ “Truth” at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences marked a one-year …

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Fukunaga stuns with powerful ‘Beasts’ – Grounded horror shown artfully, purposefully

The story of the child soldier is not one that the movies have been clamoring to tell. What could be gleaned from giving this insidious …

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‘Witness’ one-man crusade to separate fact from fiction – Solomon’s movie about reclaiming life from death

LOS ANGELES, Oct 7, (RTRS): The 1964 murder of Kitty Genovese by a knife-wielding attacker shook New York City not only because of its graphic …

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Cropper, Cash receive ‘stars’ – Lennon b’day

NASHVILLE, Tenn, Oct 7, (Agencies): Country stars Miranda Lambert and the late Johnny Cash, along with famed blues musician Steve Cropper, were honored Tuesday for …

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