thekansan.com http://www.thekansan.com/article/20121121/NEWS/121129853/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE thekansan.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:47:37 +0000 Movie review: ‘Transcendence’ is a smart sci-fi action film http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419626/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE?rssfeed=true Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Ed Symkus More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140418/NEWS/140419626/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE So, five years earlier, we meet brilliant scientist-researchers Will and [...]]]> The Farr Side: Shakira’s 10th album is poised to dominate the charts http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419321/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE?rssfeed=true Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:11:31 +0000 By David T. Farr More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140417/NEWS/140419321/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE The Colombian-born singer-songwriter is everywhere at the moment. You can find her all over the music charts, TV's "The Voice," and numerous commercials for products from teeth-whiteners, perfume and yogurt to Target stores.
Speaking of her prescription for success, she's about to take "Medicine" to the country music charts.
Is there anything this woman can't do? I'm guessing not. Her latest album, "Shakira," is [...]]]>
Movie review: Kinnear keeps faith-based 'Heaven Is For Real' grounded http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419431/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE?rssfeed=true Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:30:09 +0000 By Dana Barbuto More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140416/NEWS/140419431/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE In adapting Nebraska pastor Todd Burpo's best-selling 2010 memoir, subtitled "A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back," Randall Wallace, who wrote "Braveheart" and directed "Secretariat," puts forth a [...]]]> A second chance for 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Why fans should give the show another try http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140415/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/140419495/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:14:15 +0000 By Ashley Bergner/Newton Kansan http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140415/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE/140419495/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” was one of the most anticipated new shows premiering last fall, a concept that appeared to be full of potential. However, after the first several episodes, many fans seemed to agree the show hadn't quite lived up to the hopes they had for it. The characters weren't quite clicking, the show struggled to find a tone and focus, and it didn't seem to have the same magic spark as the Marvel movies. Ratings have continued to drop, and if the [...]]]> Movie review: ‘Draft Day’ will appeal to football fans and non-fans http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419995/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Ed Symkus More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419995/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE The title refers to the day that NFL teams pick their new recruits from [...]]]> Trying to talk to the transcendent Johnny Depp http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409306/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:46:00 +0000 By Ed Symkus More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409306/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE Peter Chianca: Spinning into middle age on vinyl records http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409337/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:17:57 +0000 By Peter Chianca More Content Now http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409337/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE 1) It's at least a marginally more respectable hobby for a grown man than collecting comic books, which I begrudgingly gave up in the ninth grade, because I figured I would eventually want to date.
2) I'm convinced that in the case of an apocalyptic development that left the world without power, I could rig up some sort of makeshift device to play records using an old bicycle and a series of belts [...]]]>
Video of the Day: Behind the scenes of Miley Cyrus's ELLE cover shoot http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409344/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:30:00 +0000 http://www.thekansan.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409344/1011/ENTERTAINMENTLIFE Hot video: Behind the scenes of Miley Cyrus's ELLE cover shoot

Watch Miley dance, pose and yes, stick her tongue out, at her recent ELLE cover shoot.

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