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  • Tim to focus
    Box office will 'Focus': Oscars need Jimmy Kimmel
    It is now time for the box office to focus once again as the Oscars are over. "Focus" will take down "Fifty Shades of Grey" this weekend.Will Smith, once a huge box office draw, now gets a wide released at the end of February....
  • Huge drop
    'Shades' scores again but has big dip
    With all eyes on the Academy Awards, there is still box office news and a movie that made all the headlines when it was being released, fell hard."Fifty Shades of Grey" did win again, but the hype and news for it has, it seems, died down...
  • On top of Oscar
    Oscar box office goes to 'American Sniper'
    A box office total for a movie has nothing to do with its chance for Oscar glory. If it did, "American Sniper" would be the favorite.However, that is not the case as it still seems to be a battle between the two "B" movies. No,...
  • 'Grey' is red hot
    Kink goes mainstream as 'Shades' numbers indicate
    "Fifty Shades of Grey" has untied a Presidents' Day weekend record with a sizzling number. But, a deeper look at those numbers will take place.The hot movie, which is based on the popular E.L. James book, has won the weekend with $85...
  • Hot, hot, hot
    '50 Shades of Grey' is red hot right now
    For a R-rated movie to grab $8.6 million on a Thursday early showing is pretty darn impressive. So, like it or not, "50 Shades of Grey" has started hot.This is not as easy to track down as other films since the obvious "no-show"...
  • Almost ready
    Oscar presenters filtering out as show is near
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have been filtering out the names of presenters as it readies itself for the big day on Sunday, Feb. 22.Producers Crag Zadan and Neil Meron have been announcing news. Jennifer Aniston, Sienna Miller,...
  • Soak it up
    Is 'SpongeBob' spongeworthy?
    A sponge will unseat a sniper at the box office this weekend. "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" will settle at the top as "American Sniper" will still be making those headlines.Simply because it is a change of pace and...
  • Still on top
    Box office battle includes weather and a game
    "American Sniper" set a Super Bowl weekend box office record as it continues on its torrid pace. But, with the snowy weather in many parts of the United States, the momentum could slow down.Heavy snow is belting a large swath of America...
  • Oscar music
    Oscar music taking shape
    It has been confirmed that Common and John Legend will perform their Oscar-nominated song at this year's show. The show is Feb. 22.They are slated to perform "Glory" from "Selma."“Common and John Legend are artists...
  • On top
    'Sniper' still solid in the states; overseas, too
    It is going to be another weekend for Clint Eastwood and his "American Sniper." Even with a normal drop in the second weekend, it is likely that it will win again.Bradley Cooper as sniper Chris Kyle has gotten many headlines outside the...
  • The Tempest at Shell Lumber Company,
    Shakespeare Miami presents free performances of The Tempest
    You’ll find treachery, sorcery, and young love in full measure, plus a plot twist that William Shakespeare never envisioned, in Shakespeare Miami’s current Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest.Admission to all performances...
  • Eye of top
    Oscar boost is here for 'American Sniper'
    The box office will get a boost by the recent Oscar nominations, but how much? For one film, probably a great deal. Overall, top film nominees are not big box office money-makers right now."American Sniper" and its Best Picture...
  • YoungArts honors Jeff Koons, Josh Groban and Chris Young at annual fundraiser
    YoungArts honors Jeff Koons, Josh Groban and Chris Young at annual fundraiser
    On Saturday, January 10, the National YoungArts Foundation celebrated the conclusion of the2015 National YoungArts Week with itsBackyard Ballgala and an Alumni Performance. The event is YoungArts' largest annual fundraiser and raised more than...
  • Clint is in
    Directors insert 'Sniper' and omit 'Selma,' 'Interstellar'
    The Directors Guild of America has now weighed in.President Paris Barclay today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2014. Just two days removed from The Golden Globe Awards,...
  • Take this
    'Taken 3' will take the box office
    There will be a new champ this weekend at the box office. Liam Neeson and his "Taken 3" will escape with a likely win. How much it takes in remains to be seen."Taken 3" got out of the gatewith $1.6 million Thursday. For the...