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Review: Polanski and 'Venus in Fur' are a match

Review: Polanski and ‘Venus in Fur’ are a match

The play was a Broadway hit, led by a star-making, Tony-winning performance by Nina Arianda.

Review: Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' catchy but uneven

Review: Eastwood’s ‘Jersey Boys’ catchy but uneven

It’s little wonder that the stage musical “Jersey Boys” has become one of the most successful shows in Broadway history on the strength of those sublimely catchy tunes.

'Modern Family' dad headlines gay marriage event

‘Modern Family’ dad headlines gay marriage event

“To see some of my best friends getting married really feels like a miracle,” Burrell said.

Fierce feline who terrorized family stumps TV host

Fierce feline who terrorized family stumps TV host

“It was the worst letdown,” Galaxy told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Jay Leno to win nation's top humor prize in DC

Jay Leno to win nation’s top humor prize in DC

After learning about the prize, Leno said in a statement that he’s honored and is a big fan of Twain’s.

DreamWorks mixing faves, newbies in YouTube debut

DreamWorks mixing faves, newbies in YouTube debut

“This is really about building the cable channel of tomorrow,” Robbins said in an interview.

'Jump Street' beats 'Dragon' in box-office battle

‘Jump Street’ beats ‘Dragon’ in box-office battle

“When a studio has ultimate confidence in something, they will put it in that gladiator arena that is the summer season,” said Paul Dergarabedian, senior analyst for box-office tracker Rentrak. “A sequel in the summer is like graduating.”

Review: Inspired comic chemistry in '22 Jump St'

Review: Inspired comic chemistry in ’22 Jump St’

If you never saw “21 Jump Street,” no worries — the filmmakers bring you up to speed fast. The last film saw Jenko (Tatum) and Schmidt (Hill) go undercover to high school.

Review: 'Rover' an intense look into near future

Review: ‘Rover’ an intense look into near future

David Michod’s follow-up to his internationally successful debut, the Melbourne gangster saga “Animal Kingdom,” is equally murderous but more pared down to basics, as desperate men enact a survival-of-the-meanest scenario in an economically gutted world reduced to Old West outlaw behavior.

Review: Lovely visuals, smart writing in 'Dragon'

Review: Lovely visuals, smart writing in ‘Dragon’

An amusing opening sequence shows the new pursuit of dragon-racing, a game that vaguely resembles Quidditch. And adjustments have been made to enhance dragon-human coexistence: for example, an aqueduct system, to quickly put out those pesky dragon-breath fires.