Like surgeons, television viewers see death on a regular basis.
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Following in the footsteps of Microsoft's Xbox Live Arcade and Sony's PlayStation Store comes Nintendo's WiiWare, offering original games specifically for the Wii and rated for all ages.
Steven Spielberg makes his video-game debut and it's that rare treasure; a game you can enjoy with your kids.
Ahhh, grasshopper. Consider the fat panda: half-cooked dumpling, doughy child of destiny. Assassin of doughnuts.
Once upon a time, Peter Dinklage would have turned down the role of the Red Dwarf Trumpkin in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.
Venezuela's charismatic President Hugo Chavez, so often vilified in the US press, recently threw open his doors to a delegation of newspaper editors from that country. Milton Coleman, deputy managing editor of The Washington Post, reports.
On the trail of a historical outlaw in Utah, Susan Spano crosses some big country.
People who like to walk will never be lonely in Barcelona. Mary O'Rourke of the Los Angeles Times takes a stroll through the ancient city.
Patricia Field, the costume designer for Sex and the City, has been standing behind a glass counter full of rhinestone jewellery in her Bowery store talking about the power of sexuality, the potential for movies to move clothes and her unexpected windfall of success from dressing Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha.
A couple of America's most successful funny men are about to go head-to-head. Paul Brownfield, of the Los Angeles Times, looks to see if there are going to be any laughs.
There's a new Bond. But is he shaken or stirred? Tim Rutten, of the Los Angeles Times, dips in.
Monica Hesse discovers that there's more to Grand Theft Auto IV than mere murder and mayhem.
The upcoming The X-Files: I Want to Believe was just a few weeks into filming in Vancouver, when Frank Spotnitz, the co-writer and co-producer with creator-director Chris Carter, called David Duchovny over to a computer to watch a fan-made video on YouTube.
John Taylor has been playing the same bass lines with Duran Duran for three decades.
Small talk is ubiquitous, writes Julia Feldmeier, for The Washington Post. But how can we do it better?
Indiana Jones series is known for its cliffhangers. But the real cliffhanger in the coming sequel is when - and if - the famous filmmakers and the star will make money.
Once, the success and technological expertise of the United States were acclaimed by the world.
The news that Amy Winehouse would not, in all likelihood, be recording the theme song for the coming James Bond film was disappointing in that it again turned the focus from the British singer's music and on to her personal life.
A beguiled Rosemary McClure, of the Los Angeles Times, goes spotting stars in the Turks and Caicos archipelago.
Why make a movie about Bob Dylan and cast a half-dozen actors to play the living legend?