Japanese actor Ken Watanabe, an Academy Award nominee for his performance in the movie "The Last Samurai" and lauded in the recent Broadway revival of "The King and I," is fighting stomach cancer and will have to postpone plans to return to Broadway.
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Members of the Saber Guild entertained moviegoers at Galaxy Theaters at the Cannery hotel-casino on the opening night of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
I was too young for the original 1977 release, but I saw "Star Wars" — or, as it's been rechristened, "Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope" — the following year during the first of its five re-releases. Soon after, I had the Darth Vader helmet carrying case crammed full of action figures, the more obscure the better.
True confession No. 1: I love "Star Wars." True confession No. 2: I didn't want to see "Star Wars." But allow me to explain.
If 2015 has produced a more satisfying pop-culture moment than seeing Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) reunited with their beloved Millennium Falcon, accompanied by a bit of John Williams' iconic score, I don't want to know about it.
Be warned, the video above is sure to leave John Williams' signature "Star Wars" theme music stuck in your head all day.
"Star Wars" fans have waited about 10 years for the next installment of the hugely popular sci-fi saga.
Vegas Voices is a weekly question-and-answer series featuring notable Las Vegans.
The "Star Trek Beyond" trailer debuted online on Monday. Paramount released the first official teaser after a German version leaked earlier in the day.
The Kickstarter fundraising record set by the "Veronica Mars" movie was broken Friday by another cult classic positioning itself for a reboot.
The Weinstein Co. has moved up "The Hateful Eight's" wide release in the U.S. to New Year's Day -- a week earlier than previously planned.
It became a TV ritual once it slipped into the public domain, but here's your chance to see "It's a Wonderful Life" on the big screen where it belongs.
While curling up under a blanket with a bowl of popcorn and your favorite TV series may sound like the best way to unwind after a long day, science now suggests you could pay for your binge-fests later in life in the form of decreased mental capacity.
The first trailer for "X-Men: Apocalypse" hit the web on Friday and promised that "only the strong will survive."
In the days before Wikipedia, many a student assigned to read "Moby-Dick" did so via CliffsNotes, those truncated little study guides that summarize a novel's plot and themes at the expense of a real understanding of the text.
Tommy "White Knife" Stockburn (Adam Sandler) sets out to rescue his kidnapped dad with the help of five brothers he never knew he had in the Western comedy "The Ridiculous 6" (Friday, Netflix).
Lesbian romance drama "Carol" led the Golden Globe nominations on Thursday with five nods, including the top category for best drama, while Wall Street misdeeds movie "The Big Short" led the comedy film categories with four nominations.
Melissa Rivers looks so much like her mother, Joan, that even she couldn't believe it.
Since this weekend's "Krampus," in which the lack of Christmas spirit unleashes an ancient pagan demon, isn't being screened for critics, here's a look at five other horror-comedies for the holidays:
A new trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" debuted Wednesday night, courtesy of Ben Affleck and "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
If nothing else, "Scrooged" should have taught Bill Murray the hazards of producing a live TV special on Christmas Eve.
“May the Force be with you” vs. “Live Long and Prosper,” lightsabers vs. phasers, warp drive vs. hyperdrive. The fan debate over which story, technology, space ships and characters are superior started a long time ago.