Popular Chinese microfilm turned into a movie

BEIJING (AP) — A pivotal online microfilm, “Old Boys,” which was watched by tens of millions and helped to establish the genre in China, is being made into a feature-length movie. The filmmakers presented a trailer for the film at a news conference Thursday in...

Bullock top winner at People’s Choice Awards

AP Photo/John Shearer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winners of the 40th annual People’s Choice Awards: Movie: “Iron Man 3″ Movie actor: Johnny Depp Movie actress: Sandra Bullock Movie duo: Sandra Bullock and George Glooney, “Gravity” Action movie:...

WWE set to launch own 24/7 network in February

WWE is moving outside the ring to mesh the best of Hulk Hogan, The Rock and John Cena all in place – its own network. It’s time to lay the smack down 24/7. The WWE Network launches Feb. 24 as a streaming service for $9.99 per month with a six-month commitment and will...

Trucks, Haynes leaving Allman Brothers Band

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks are leaving the Allman Brothers Band at the end of the year. A statement released by the band’s spokeswomen Wednesday says the guitarists are leaving the rock band to spend more time with their families and work on...

NYC museum presents ‘The Little Prince’ exhibit

AP Photo/Graham S. Haber NEW YORK (AP) — Antoine de Saint-Exupery crafted “The Little Prince” in New York City, mentioning Rockefeller Center and Long Island in one draft of the beloved children’s tale – references he ultimately deleted. That page is...

Sweet dream: Eurythmics uniting at Beatles tribute

AP Photo/AXEL SEIDEMANN NEW YORK (AP) — The Eurythmics are reuniting – to pay tribute to the Beatles. The Recording Academy announced Monday that Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart will perform as a duo for “The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the...

Broke Girls’ wit opens People’s Choice Awards

AP Photo/John Shearer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The People’s Choice Awards are underway with a gut-busting set of wisecracks from hosts Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs. Dennings’ dry delivery cutely blended with Behrs’ quirky disposition, making the stars of hit show...

Timberlake, Thicke have top-selling album, song

AP Photo/Charles Sykes NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake and Robin Thicke owned 2013 in music. Nielsen Entertainment announced late Tuesday that Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” was the top-selling album with 2.4 million units sold. Thicke’s...

White House defends Biden against Gates criticism

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bristling over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ new memoir accusing President Barack Obama of showing too little enthusiasm for the U.S. war mission in Afghanistan and sharply criticizing Vice...

Insane Clown Posse sues feds over gang label

DETROIT (AP) — The Insane Clown Posse is suing the U.S. Justice Department over a 2011 FBI report that depicts the rap-metal duo’s devoted fans, the Juggalos, as a dangerous gang. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Detroit federal court...