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'The Man in the High Castle' Pilot Soars Above Amazon's New Season

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 31
The takeaway show from Amazon Studios' new pilot season is "The Man in the High Castle" -- an alternative history series that reveals a world if Nazi Germany and Japan won World War II.

Sundance Closing-Night Film, 'Grandma' Showcases Lily Tomlin

MOVIES | Jan 31
Writer-director Paul Weitz knew what he was after when he was writing "Grandma," the official closing-night selection at the Sundance Film Festival. "I just wanted to see a movie where (Lily Tomlin) was in every scene," he said.

Cumberbatch, Fry, Others Urge UK To Pardon Gay Men

MOVIES | Jan 31
Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has joined others in calling for the British government to pardon gay and bisexual men convicted in the past under the defunct "gross indecency" law.

'The Man in the High Castle' Pilot Soars Above Amazon's New Season

TELEVISION | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 31
The takeaway show from Amazon Studios' new pilot season is "The Man in the High Castle" -- an alternative history series that reveals a world if Nazi Germany and Japan won World War II.

Out There :: Do-It-Yourself North Bay Getaway

CULTURE | By Roberto Friedman | Jan 31
The small picturesque town of Healdsburg in the North Bay is in the midst of its inaugural Hands on Healdsburg program, set to run through Feb. 28. It's all about do-it-yourself activities.

Workers Craft Ice Playground for Alaska Sculpture Event

FINE ARTS | Jan 31
Workers are building an ice playground in a city in Alaska's interior, including a pirate ship slide made from 65 refrigerator-sized blocks of ice.