Jack Black

From left, Cate Blanchett, Owen Vaccaro and Jack Black star “The House with a Clock in Its Walls,” a supernatural family flick. (Courtesy Universal)

‘House with a Clock’ a magical family-friendly adventure

Based on a 1973 novel by John Bellairs, “The House with a…

 

From left, Jack Black and Joaquin Phoenix are excellent in “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot.” (Courtesy Scott Patrick Green/ Amazon Studios)

‘Don’t Worry’ captures chaotic life of cartoonist John Callahan

While its overly feel-good quality would have likely displeased its real-life subject,…

 

In this April 30, 2016 photo, chef Ray Roberts, who runs multiple Peoples Organic restaurants with his wife in the Twin Cities, prepares meals at his Edina, Minn., location. Roberts was the personal chef for music megastar Prince until he was found dead on April 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Kevin Burbach)

Scoop: Longtime chef says Prince fought throat, stomach pains lately

On stage, Prince was still captivating audiences at recent performances in Australia…

 

Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni say their collaboration with Chinese artists enhanced the experience, and the outcome, of “Kung Fu Panda 3.” (Courtesy Nathaniel Chadwick/DreamWorks)

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’s’ congenial China-U.S. co-production has terrific results

Unlike its predecessors, “Kung Fu Panda 3” is a Chinese-American co-production, which…

Jennifer Yuh Nelson and Alessandro Carloni say their collaboration with Chinese artists enhanced the experience, and the outcome, of “Kung Fu Panda 3.” (Courtesy Nathaniel Chadwick/DreamWorks)