<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA[Almost two years after his death, Bernie Mac is still missed]]> In his bathroom, Bernie Mac lit a firecracker, spread ketchup on himself and pretended that he had been shot — much to the horror of his wife. In a friend's bathroom, he placed fake dung on the ground, leading Super Bowl partygoers to believe someone had missed their porcelain mark.]]> <![CDATA[Some viewers faint during '127 Hours' , but is that a marketing nightmare or dream?]]> Two at the Telluride Film Festival, three at the Toronto International Film Festival and one at the Mill Valley Film Festival. If that were a list of trophies for the new movie "127 Hours," which opens Friday, the filmmakers would be overjoyed. In fact, it's a partial tally of people who have collapsed during early screenings of the movie about a real-life hiker who amputated his forearm after a falling boulder pinned his hand in a remote canyon.]]> <![CDATA[Is the popularity of 'Flappy Bird' a sign of the cultural apocalypse?]]> Are the horrible-yet-addictive mechanics of the mobile game Flappy Bird really symptomatic of a culture addicted to the lowest common denominator?]]> <![CDATA[Trent Reznor knows it all]]> It looked like he was going to laptop jockey the show, filling the stage only with the size of his legacy, the closest NIN could get to playing an “unplugged” show. But Reznor had something grander in store. ]]> <![CDATA[A pair of 'Avatar' sequels is on its way from James Cameron]]> <![CDATA[Sony Pays $8 Million to Settle Digital Music Class Action Lawsuit]]> Over the past few months, the list of musicians suing major record labels over digital music revenue has grown. At issue in these cases is what musicians should get when a customer on a digital outlet like iTunes buys a song or album. Soon, in a breakthrough case involving Eminem's producers, a trial will be held to determine what damages look like when a court has determined that digital downloads should be treated as a "license" instead of a "sale," as many musicians argue is proper.]]> <![CDATA[Dream Theater drummer to join Avenged Sevenfold for upcoming album]]> <![CDATA[All Original Guns 'N Roses Members Will Be at Rock Hall Induction]]> Whether the group plays together or not remains to be seen, but it appears there will be some sort of reunion of Guns 'N Roses' original lineup at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on April 14 in Cleveland.]]> <![CDATA[Cameron Diaz says playing a rotten teacher taught her a thing or two]]> After 17 years of winning over moviegoers with her mile-long legs, breezy confidence and wide, almost goofy smile, one of Hollywood's consummate charmers has had enough. Cut the charisma and cue the contempt: It's time, finally, to loathe Cameron Diaz.]]> <![CDATA[Racist Hunger Games Fans Are Very Disappointed]]> The good news? The Hunger Games made $155 million at the box office its opening weekend, making it the third-best debut in North American box office history. The bad news, however, reflects a level of idiocy that we weren't really expecting.]]> <![CDATA[Brittany Murphy's husband, Simon Monjack, found dead at home]]> The husband of actress Brittany Murphy was found dead Sunday night in the couple's Hollywood Hills home, according to reports.]]> <![CDATA[The Beach Boys Set For Highest Charting Album in 37 Years]]> The Beach Boys are aiming for their highest charting album on the Billboard 200 in 37 years as "That's Why God Made the Radio" could debut in the top three next week. ]]> <![CDATA[‘American Idol’s’ offstage rivals]]> Something about TV singing shows tends to bring out the worst in human nature: put-downs, feuds and back-stabbing. But enough about the producers. At least the contestants are usually polite to each other.]]> <![CDATA[Colorado Shakespeare 'monitoring weather']]> Boulder is currently facing a flashflood warning expected to last through later on Wednesday, July 30, with at least 1-2 inches of rain expected. Since Colorado Shakespeare Festival performs some o]]> <![CDATA[Julia Louis-Dreyfus Gets Political on HBO's Veep]]> For Julia Louis-Dreyfus, playing U.S. Vice President Selina Meyer in HBO's new sitcom Veep feels like a homecoming. "I'm familiar with the culture of Washington because I grew up there," says the graduate of the tony D.C. private school Holton-Arms. "[First Daughter] Susan Ford and her Secret Service went to my high school, and Amy Carter went to my sister's. So I know that area."]]> <![CDATA[ABC's 'The Bachelor' To Be Sued for Racial Discrimination]]> A group of Nashville residents led by football stars Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson said Tuesday they will file a class-action lawsuit against the ABC dating competition series The Bachelor and The Bachelorette for racial discrimination. The potential plaintiffs point out that over 10 years of the show and 23 seasons, the programs have not featured a single person of color as the featured Bachelor or Bachelorette.]]> <![CDATA[Seinfeld hints at secret project]]> Jerry Seinfeld engaged in a public figure right of passage yesterday and took part in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything).  In it, he revealed that he and Seinfeld co-creator Larry David are worki]]> <![CDATA[Typically-breathless Cinemascore gives Pitt's 'Killing Them Softly' an F]]> It usually isn't hard to impress Cinemascore.]]> <![CDATA[Nicollette Sheridan, ABC Back in Court as Judge Considers Retrial of 'Housewives' Case]]> Nicollette Sheridan is expected back in Los Angeles Superior Court on Wednesday to argue that her legal case against ABC/Disney for dropping her from Desperate Housewives should be retried after a jury failed to reach a verdict last month. Sheridan also is expected to ask the judge for $35,000 in sanctions against the defense lawyers for their conduct in the case.]]> <![CDATA[Sean Penn sentenced to probation for incident with photographer]]>