| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Nickelodeon's new cartoon was hatched not through traditional television channels but in a Studio City efficiency apartment nicknamed the "Doodle Chamber." The 41/2 -minute cartoon about two feisty, accident-prone ducks was intended to be a one-off, a...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:43 PM
As the tenure of Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer winds down, the company delivered a surprise of the pleasant kind on Thursday when its second quarter earnings came in stronger than expected.
Among the more notable items, the company said sales...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Ellen Ripley is back in the new, officially sanctioned novel “Alien: Out of the Shadows,” out next week. Hero Complex […]...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:57 PM
Humble Bundle is one of those websites trying to make optimal use of our digital world. It combines downloads with a pay-what-you-like system that funnels money to charity. And for the first time, it's trying its hand at audiobooks.
This is how it...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Mamas, do let your babies grow up to be creative types -- preferably with skills that would appeal to an Internet company or a software publisher, since, on average, people who design video games and online apps and the like make more money than people...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The 1888-91 Whitechapel murders in London are arguably the world's most infamous unsolved serial crimes. The brutal murders of as few as five to almost a dozen young women attributed to "Jack the Ripper" have spawned thousands of nonfiction accounts and...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The nominees for the 12th Annual VES Awards are:
Visual effects in a visual effects-driven feature motion picture
Tim Webber, Nikki Penny, Chris Lawrence, Richard Mcbride
"Iron Man 3"
Christopher Townsend, Mark Soper, Guy Williams,...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 5:22 PM
2013 was a superb year for fans of genre entertainment. Major comic book heroes celebrated milestone anniversaries, as did “Doctor […]...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:44 AM
Sony Computer Entertainment used the high-visibility stage of the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show to announce a new Internet streaming service that will deliver games beyond the video game console.
Sony will offer popular PlayStation 3 games via the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:08 AM
The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news […]...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Spike Jonze has a knack for disturbing our peace, and his new film "Her" does that with a vengeance.
A different and daring futuristic tale starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, "Her" is a look at the pleasures and perils of new technology...