IMAX film ‘National Parks Adventure’ celebrates parks


A new IMAX movie debuted Friday, starring geysers, red rock canyons, mountaintops and redwood forests.

Innocents spend time in jail for new TV show

Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail and have their experiences filmed for an A&E Network series, “60 Days In,” that will air starting next month.

Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

In one of the more elaborate and unexpected spoofs of Donald Trump, Johnny Depp has joined the ranks of the combed-over, starring in a mock documentary released the morning after the GOP candidate’s primary victory in New Hampshire.

Even before controversy, blacks cool to Oscars telecast

The largest black audience for the Academy Awards over the last dozen years came in 2005, when Chris Rock was host and Jamie Foxx and Morgan Freeman won the top male acting awards.

Coen brothers respond to criticism over diversity, talk about ‘Hail, Caesar!’

In conversation, as in their work, sibling filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are known for a kind of uncanny symbiosis.

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A starman waiting in the sky

The week after David Bowie’s death on Jan. 10, staff at a local radio station called Studio Brussels said they, along with Belgian astronomers at MIRA Public Observatory in Grimbergen, Belgium, registered a new constellation in his honor.

Rick’s List: Boring Food-as-Entertainment edition

I suppose there are worse habits. But it’s still a bit disconcerting how many different shows we regularly devour on The Food Network.

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Kenney Chesney — May 13 and 14 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 12; $95, $125

Nick Cannon and Howie Mandel — April 9 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 12; $35, $55

Lady Antebellum — Aug. 12 at Foxwoods' Grand Theater; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 12; $75-$150

Tony Bennett — April 1 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 15; $39, $59

Rob Schneider — Oct. 8 at Foxwoods' Fox Theater; tickets on sale now; $32

Halsey — Aug. 4 at Mohegan Sun Arena; tickets on sale now; $30

Judy Collins — June 17 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $75, $78

Loudon Wainwright — April 21 at Katharine Hepburn Center; tickets on sale now; $37

Dead & Company — June 28 at Xfinity Theatre, Hartford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 13; $40-$149.50

Ray Lamontagne — June 24 at Toyota Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford; tickets on sale at 10 a.m. March 4; $29.50-$69.50