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There's a good bet your favorite Christmas movie will be on TV the next few weeks. Check out our guide to Christmas TV.

Willow Shields, who plays Primrose Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” movies, has gained a really good friend in co-star Jennifer Lawrence.

As Michael Keaton’s critically lauded “Birdman” emerges as an Oscar hopeful, with its tortured actor losing sight of where his character ends and how much realism to bring to the stage, it calls to mind 1930s and ’40s actor Ronald Colman.

As Captain James T. Kirk in the rebooted big-screen “Star Trek” franchise, Chris Pine has boldly gone where no one has gone before. He’s about to do it again in two completely different movie roles.

The plot’s thinner than ever, but Sudeikis, Day and Bateman work well together at top speed.


  • Looking for culinary adventure? We pulled together a sampling of international cuisines around town. Get packing.

The most wonderful time of the year is coming! This weekend launches us into the holiday season. ...

Sip + Play

Blame it on lowered expectations for the umpteenth cartoon starring those commando penguins from “Madagascar,” over-exposed little darlings who stole all those movies and went on to star in their own spin-off TV series. Grade: B+

Eddie Redmayne is startlingly good as the physicist whose motor neuron disease didn’t thwart his active brain. Grade: B+

Carrboro-based indie band T0W3RS was on a national upswing when most of the band quit, leaving Derek Torres the only remaining member. He reinvented T0W3RS as a smart indie dance-pop act.

Check out these 5 places to sample a mezcal cocktail.

What am I thankful for in Charlotte dining? Plenty!

Party Pix 11.24.14

Sunday marks the premier of my son?s new internet radio show. I really didn?t think I?d be making...

Sound Bites
Taylor Swift and Jimmy Kimmel help Robin Roberts pay tribute to people across the U.S. who are committed to helping the less fortunate, including a sanitation worker and his wife who established a food pantry to feed the homeless, and a couple who have fostered more than 90 children.

For the first time, the Novant Health Thanksgiving parade will be broadcast live on radio.Ramona ...

Media Scene

Kem has two Top 10 singles on Billboard’s Adult R&B chart – “It’s You” and “Nobody” – and he is pleased that after being overtaken by pop, traditional R&B still has staying power.

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