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'Under the Skin' a sci-fi shock to the system

04/03/2014 7:30am
Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin," starring Scarlett Johansson as an alien seductress who trolls Scotland for human prey, is a provocative, disturbing sci-fi shock to the system. The effect is deliberate. The movies, Glazer says, could use a jolt.

New AMC drama 'Turn': a Revolutionary War spy ring

04/03/2014 8:51am
A classic spoof of the Revolutionary War finds Gen. George Washington interrupted by a bill collector out on the battlefield.

George W. Bush's portraits to be shown on 'Today'

04/03/2014 9:11am
Former President George W. Bush will talk with daughter Jenna Bush Hager about his first art exhibit on NBC's "Today" show Friday morning.

Pharrell Williams, Zimmer create 'Spidey' opera

04/03/2014 9:20am
Director Marc Webb and famed composer Hans Zimmer assembled a supergroup of influential recording artists, including the "Happy" chart topper Pharrell Williams, for "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."

Discovery says Wallenda's next walk is in Chicago

04/03/2014 10:41am
Nik Wallenda is taking his high-wire act to Chicago for a tightrope walk to be televised this fall on Discovery, part of the network's strategy to entice viewers with live events.

Anne Tyler's new novel, her 20th, due out in 2015

04/03/2014 10:41am
Fifty years after her first book was published, Anne Tyler is set to release her 20th novel.

Nigella Lawson stopped from boarding plane to US

04/03/2014 11:00am
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who acknowledged last year that she had occasionally used cocaine, was denied permission to board a flight to the United States over the weekend, the U.S. Embassy said.

'Parenthood' star Burkholder sheds light on autism

04/03/2014 11:10am
Max Burkholder strives to be a normal teen while working on the NBC drama "Parenthood."

'Good Morning America' says goodbye to Elliott

04/03/2014 11:30am
ABC's "Good Morning America" is saying goodbye to Josh Elliott — minus Josh Elliott.

George W. Bush's portraits to be shown on 'Today'

04/03/2014 11:40am
Former President George W. Bush will talk with daughter Jenna Bush Hager about his first art exhibit on NBC's "Today" show Friday morning.

Rapper charged with drug possession in Los Angeles

04/03/2014 12:11pm
Prosecutors have charged Grammy-nominated rapper 2 Chainz with felony drug possession after his arrest last year at Los Angeles International Airport.

Friend of Judge Judy's son acquitted of rape in NY

04/03/2014 12:50pm
A child rape case that sparked allegations of interference by a district attorney — the son of TV's Judge Judy — has ended with the acquittal of his close friend.

New book highlights work of Art Deco muralist

04/03/2014 1:11pm
Hildreth Meiere was a prolific Art Deco muralist whose highly stylized figures and geometric patterns adorn New York's Radio City Music Hall, Nebraska's Capitol, the National Academy of Sciences and many other noted buildings.

Producers add Thursday matinees on Broadway

04/03/2014 3:01pm
Catching a Wednesday matinee on Broadway is so last year. The hot thing now is Thursday afternoon shows.

Marshals take custody of Brown for Washington case

04/03/2014 4:14pm
Chris Brown has been taken into custody by U.S. marshals and will be transported to Washington, D.C., for an upcoming misdemeanor assault trial, an official said Thursday.

In Jamaica, Vybz Kartel gets life for murder

04/03/2014 4:43pm
A Jamaican judge on Thursday sentenced dancehall reggae star Vybz Kartel and three other men to life in prison for the 2011 murder of an associate.

Reaching Latinos: Media vies for a winning formula

04/03/2014 5:41pm
Reaching the nation's 55 million Latinos has become gospel for mainstream media giants, but capturing this fast-growing, mostly U.S.-born audience is proving tricky to networks and websites. For every success story there is a flop.

'Breaking Bad' actor's memoir due in fall 2015

04/03/2014 7:31pm
Bryan Cranston is going to share some "secrets and lies."

Review: Washington great in 'A Raisin in the Sun'

04/03/2014 8:01pm
Talk leading up to opening night of the latest Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun" hinted at flaws — it was coming back too soon, a lead actress had to be replaced late, and Denzel Washington is just too old for it.

Letterman 'wrapping things up,' to retire in 2015

04/03/2014 9:01pm
David Letterman is retiring next year as host of "Late Show."

LA mayor quickly vies for Letterman's 'Late Show'

04/03/2014 11:00pm
With David Letterman retiring, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is wasting no time trying to restore the balance of late-night talk to the West Coast.