| Apr 4, 2010
| 11:22 AM
Richard Curtis, the writer-director whose work has fueled such comedies as "Four Weddings and a Funeral" and "Love Actually," uses a multistory approach again - as well as a great soundtrack that includes the likes of the Hollies and the Turtles - for...
| Mar 19, 2010
| 8:12 AM
British actress Carey Mulligan became an international star - and an Oscar nominee - with her affecting performance in this superb drama, which also was up for best picture at this year's Academy Awards.
Adapted by novelist Nick Hornby ("About a Boy")...
| Jun 11, 2010
Even though the U.S. soccer team is in the World Cup, the games still enjoy only a fraction of the popularity of that other big football event - American football, that is - the Super Bowl.
Nevertheless, it wasn't hard to find celebs interested in...
| Jun 20, 2010
Few plays have affected me as viscerally as "Angels in America." I can still recall my state of mind in the theater, having traveled to New York from New Haven, where I was in graduate school, to see both parts ("Millennium Approaches" and "Perestroika")...
| Jun 28, 2010
| 4:55 PM
HOUSTON -- Jury selection began Monday for a mother of 3 accused of failing to protect her 4-year old daughter from abuse that ultimately led to the girl's death.
Abigail Young is charged in the death of 4-year-old Emma Thompson, who suffered a fractured...
| Jun 3, 2009
| 8:52 AM
The song was called "A Great Big Buncha Happy!" but none of the authors of "Sister Act: The Musical" seemed terribly cheerful.
For a year and a half, the new musical's composer, lyricist, director and two writers had toiled to transform the 1992 Whoopi...
| Jul 14, 2009
| 7:21 PM
The answer is "Dame Judi Dench."
The question? Name one British character actor of note who hasn't made an appearance/collected a check from the Harry Potter movies. With the news that the great Bill Nighy (Love, Actually, Underworld) will play Rufus...
| Aug 10, 2009
Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office say they have a break in the case of a 4-year-old Spring girl who died June 27 from blunt abdominal trauma.
As you may recall, officials say she had been physically and sexually abused. Monday evening...
| Aug 11, 2009
Shocking new details that investigators say led to the brutal death of a four year-old Spring girl, were revealed during the probable cause hearing of the girl's mother and her boyfriend earlier today.
Investigators believe little Emma likely died within...
| Aug 12, 2009
A mother accused of abuse that led to her four-year-old daughter's death is out of jail tonight.
Abigail Young's newly hired attorney is already putting the blame on her boyfriend, Lucas Coe, who remains in jail without bond.
39 News spoke to Emma's...
| Aug 13, 2009
Fifteen days after 4-year-old Emma Thompson visited a hospital for a sexual abuse exam - she was dead. Her initial exam showed no sign of trauma, but an autopsy later revealed that between the time she visited the hospital and the time she died, Emma...