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Parental Guidance Suggested: Movie Time is Family Fun

As kids across the country are closing the book on the winter school semester, parents have a few weeks to make the most of family time without having to worry about things like homework, strict bedtimes and early mornings. There’s only so much ice skating, tree trimming and fun in the snow to be...

Tops of 2013: Entertainment

Franchises—through sequels, prequels, and remakes—dominated the entertainment scene in 2013. This year’s three best-selling DVDs—Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (part of the Lord of the Rings series), and Skyfall (part of the James Bond...

How Are We Staying Entertained Through the Holiday Season?

Gone are the days of spending the holidays staring into the warm blaze of a crackling fireplace or gazing through the oven window to watch the sugar cookies rise. Today, we look elsewhere for our holiday entertainment. And as the year winds down, our consumption typically increases—whether it be...

Game On: The Most-Wanted Titles for 8th Gen Gaming Consoles

Call of Duty may only be a game, but the battle between console manufactures for consumers’ time and money is anything but—especially with the holiday shopping season officially upon us. New research from Nielsen looked into who’s planning to buy these 8th generation consoles and found that...

Getting Appy: How Artists Use Music Apps to Engage Fans

In a digital world where the entire entertainment industry is scrambling to engage with fans, the music app is coming to the rescue. There’s no silver bullet or blueprint for guaranteed success in the app realm, which is why understanding how to use them effectively is so critical. And to that...

What Makes a Cult Classic in Entertainment?

All music lovers have at least one album in their collection that they know all the words to (including all the backup vocals), just like movie buffs have that one DVD that seems to spend more time in the player than it does in its case. It’s these titles that initiate fans into that special