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"Avengers" unleash "Ultron" footage at Comic-Con

Stars of the Marvel superhero sequel descended on the fan convention to unveil new footage from the upcoming blockbuster

"Game of Thrones" bloopers, new characters revealed

See the outtakes from the hit HBO series and find out which new characters will be joining the show for its fifth season

"Lucy" outsmarts "Hercules" with $44M at box office

The action flick starring Scarlett Johansson managed to beat Dwayne Johnson's latest for the No. 1 spot

"Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" trailer debuts

Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) takes flight as the Mockingjay in the first trailer for the third film in "The Hunger Games" series

"The Avengers" cast descends on ComicCon

Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo made a big splash in San Diego in anticipation of their upcoming sequel "Avengers: Age Of Ultron." Also, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' new album 'Hypnotic Eye' goes on sale tomorrow. Suzanne Marques has today's Eye on Entertainment.


Not the Booker prize: vote for the shortlist

published about 1 hour ago
Not the Booker prize: vote for the shortlist
True to its democratic spirit, a vast number of books have made the long longlist for the 2014 prize. It's your job to find the ... more

Boy Kills Man by Matt Whyman - review

published about 2 hours ago
'Sonny, the narrator, is a young boy trying to make a life for himself on the streets, and provide for his mother. Sonny's life revolves ... more

JD Salinger stories published after 70 years out of print

published about 4 hours ago
JD Salinger stories published after 70 years out of print
Three early works The Young Folks, Go See Eddie and Once a Week Won't Kill You brought out after indie imprint finds rights still available ... more

What are best activity and puzzle books for children?

published about 5 hours ago
What are best activity and puzzle books for children?
Got a long plane or train journey coming up? The Book Doctor fights through a sea of puzzle and mazes books to find the most ... more

A book for the beach: The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson

published about 5 hours ago
A book for the beach: The Sea Around Us by Rachel Carson
For the reluctant but curious holidaymaker, this combination of science and scintillating prose provides fascinating insights into the mysteries of the tides Continue reading...

Doctors deny amputating penis by mistake

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Doctors deny amputating penis by mistake
Two doctors deny claims by an Alabama man who says his penis was amputated during what was supposed to be a routine circumcision, one of ... more

Doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth

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Doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth
Dental surgeons in India's largest city say they have removed 232 small "tooth-like structures" from the mouth of a teenage boy with a rare medical ... more

Toddler crashes Jeep - then watches cartoons

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Toddler crashes Jeep - then watches cartoons
Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.         

Wanted man caught after Facebook taunts

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Wanted man caught after Facebook taunts
Police in Maryland arrested a 28-year-old man one day after cops say he taunted them on Facebook.         

Police solve mystery of creepy doorstep dolls

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Police solve mystery of creepy doorstep dolls
The mystery of porcelain dolls being left on the doorsteps of several California families has been solved, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department.         

'Hunger Games: Mockingjay': First teaser trailer

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By James Hibberd Glimpses of Julianne Moore's President Coin and Natalie Dormer as Cressida

'Lucy' slays 'Hercules': $44M debut

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By Lindsey Bahr Career best opening for director Luc Besson and Scarlett Johansson as a lead

'Lucy' outmuscles 'Hercules' at box office

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By Jake Perlman Luc Besson film starring Scarlett Johansson earns $17.1M vs. $11M for stongman adventure

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman: First official photo

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By Joshua Rivera Director Zack Snyder tweets out initial look at heroine from ''Batman vs. Superman''

WB teases 'Hobbit,' 'Batman vs. Superman,' 'Mad Max'

published 2 days ago
By Nicole Sperling Comic-Con sees Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot...and Middle-Earth Stephen Colbert

Kanye West Defeats Coinye Cryptocurrency in Lawsuit

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When the creators of the Coinye West were finally unmasked and served with a lawsuit back in March it seemed that the contentious cryptocurrency was ... more

See Beastie Boys' Completed 'Paul's Boutique' Mural

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In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Beastie Boys' Paul's Boutique, a mural was commissioned at the original site of the photo on the album ... more

Karen O Sinks Underwater in 'Rapt' Video

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O has issued a number of solo recordings over the last few years, but on September 9 she'll put out http://www...

With Rent Up, It’s Quittin’ Time for a Honky-Tonk

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With Rent Up, It’s Quittin’ Time for a Honky-Tonk
After 27 years of holding out, Alamo style, against rising rents and marching chain stores, the Rodeo Bar on the corner of Third Avenue and ... more

Karen Walter Goodwin, Producer of Broadway Hits, Dies at 66

published about 15 hours ago
Karen Walter Goodwin, Producer of Broadway Hits, Dies at 66
Ms. Goodwin became a theater producer at a time when few women were associated with finding sources of capital.

Karen Walter Goodwin, Producer of Broadway Hits, Dies at 66

published about 15 hours ago
Karen Walter Goodwin, Producer of Broadway Hits, Dies at 66
Ms. Goodwin became a theater producer at a time when few women were associated with finding sources of capital.

Arts, Briefly: It’s Justice and Earth in La MaMa Programs

published about 18 hours ago
Arts, Briefly: It’s Justice and Earth in La MaMa Programs
Ecology and social justice will be the focus of La MaMa’s 2014-15 season.

Arts, Briefly: Chocolate Factory Announces Season

published about 18 hours ago
The theater in Queens will feature nine commissioned United States premieres and two first-time collaborations with other New York City arts institutions in its new ... more

Theater Review: ‘Strictly Dishonorable,’ a Sexual Morality Tale

published about 18 hours ago
Theater Review: ‘Strictly Dishonorable,’ a Sexual Morality Tale
Libation fuels intentions in “Strictly Dishonorable,” a comedy by Preston Sturges, revived by the Attic Theater Company.

Smell of the Greasepaint, the Funds of the Crowd

published about 18 hours ago
Smell of the Greasepaint, the Funds of the Crowd
Proposed investment rules would make it easier for American theater producers to raise money through crowdsourcing, a method already being tried in Britain.

New movie releases this week: 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

published about 15 hours ago
New movie releases this week: 'Guardians of the Galaxy'
"Guardians of the Galaxy" is finally here! "Get on Up" and more new movies.         

Concerts of the week: Lady Gaga, Austin Mahone

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Concerts of the week: Lady Gaga, Austin Mahone
Lady Gaga brings her ARTPOP Ball to Phoenix in a week that also features concerts by Austin Mahone, the Goo Goo Dolls with Daughtry, Chicago ... more

'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office

published about 16 hours ago
'Lucy' tops 'Hercules' with $44M at box office
Hollywood's newest action hero squared off against one of its oldest this weekend.         

Kim Kardashian not classy enough for Beyonce

published about 19 hours ago
Kim Kardashian not classy enough for Beyonce
A new report claims Beyonce and Jay Z are not impressed that Kanye West married Kim Kardashian.         

Review: Dierks Bentley a natural pavilion headliner

published about 21 hours ago
Review: Dierks Bentley a natural pavilion headliner
Dierks Bentley was thrilled to be headlining Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix, a venue he went to growing up in Arizona.         

ArtsBeat: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Recap: A Showdown at Comdex

published about 4 hours ago
ArtsBeat: ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Recap: A Showdown at Comdex
Can the Cardiff Electric team wow the computing world with its new machine, the Giant?

ArtsBeat: ‘The Leftovers’ Recap: What Happened to Gladys

published about 5 hours ago
ArtsBeat: ‘The Leftovers’ Recap: What Happened to Gladys
HBO offers up another grim episode of this series, with more questions and few answers.

What’s On TV Monday

published about 12 hours ago
Television highlights.

Netflix Bolsters Offerings in Documentary Genre

published about 12 hours ago
Netflix Bolsters Offerings in Documentary Genre
While the company has received much attention for its scripted programs, including “House of Cards” and “Orange Is the New Black,” it has also picked ... more

ArtsBeat: ‘Masters of Sex’ Recap: Of Might and Men

published about 13 hours ago
ArtsBeat: ‘Masters of Sex’ Recap: Of Might and Men
Dr. William Masters encounters a difficult case of an infant with intersex traits, while the definition of manhood pulses throughout the episode.