<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Entertainment Today]]> <![CDATA['Shrek Forever After' takes in an estimated $71.3 million]]> One-hundred-million-dollar mega-openings are now long ago and "far, far away" for Shrek and pals. "Shrek Forever After," the fourth and purportedly final chapter in the most successful animated film series of all time, opened to $71.3 million, according to an estimate from distributor Paramount Pictures.]]> <![CDATA['The Sopranos,' 'Seinfeld' ranked best-written shows in history]]> The current state of television, both drama and comedy series, has inspired some to call this a period of renaissance for television writing. The Walking Dead, Mad Men, Game of Thrones and others earn accolades for the quality of their writing.]]> <![CDATA[Nick Jonas confirms he could become 'American Idol' judge]]> Nick Jonas has confirmed he's in the running to be a judge on American Idol.]]> <![CDATA[Oscar nominee Don Cheadle stars in new Showtime series]]> From his Oscar-nominated performance in “Hotel Rwanda” to his boys-night-out turns in the “Ocean’s Eleven” franchise, Don Cheadle has regularly earned praise for his diverse range. But he’s never really gone full monty — until now.]]> <![CDATA[A reanimated Gorillaz is back , this time with real-life musicians]]> When the sprawling British ensemble Gorillaz reunited to close out the final night of Coachella in April, anyone familiar with the band might have been shocked at what they saw.]]> <![CDATA[Natalie Wood death probed by ‘new generation’ of detectives]]> The death of Natalie Wood, who drowned during a 1981 boating excursion with husband Robert Wagner and co-star Chistopher Walken, was inadequately investigated at the time, according to the co-author of a book on the celebrated case.]]> <![CDATA[Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter in Jackson case]]> Michael Jackson’s personal physician has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for causing the pop icon’s 2009 death by a powerful surgical anesthetic.]]> <![CDATA[Netflix nabs 'Mad Men' rerun rights]]> <![CDATA[El Ten Eleven drops new E.P.]]> So-Cal "Power-duo" El Ten Eleven dropped a new E.P. online today.]]> <![CDATA[Newsweek's website just used the words 'sizzurp' and 'drank' in a headline]]> Awkwarder than a Papal Harlem Shake video: The Daily Beast, Newsweek's website, recently wrote a story on Lil Wayne's health issues that included the words "sizzurp" and "drank" in its headline.]]> <![CDATA[Oscars memorial attracts controversy ]]> A minor scandal emerged in an unexpected place during last night's Oscars broadcast: the recap of film industry folks that passed away in the last year.]]> <![CDATA[Christopher Lee Releases Christmas Metal Album]]> <![CDATA[Katherine Jackson 'Devastated' to Lose Custody of Son Michael's Children]]> Reading a prepared statement on ABC's Nightline last night, Katherine Jackson said she was "devastated" to lose custody over the three children of her late son Michael Jackson. Yesterday, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge made the king of pop's nephew, Tito's son T.J. Jackson, the temporary guardian of Paris, Prince and Blanket Jackson.]]> <![CDATA[Cinemark chain threatens to not show ‘Tower Heist’]]> <![CDATA[At Telluride film fest, Ben Affleck, filmmakers debate cynicism]]> Ben Affleck knows movies can change the world. At a roundtable on terrorism in film at the 2012 Telluride Film Festival, the Hollywood star argued that film directors should keep that in mind and "ward off their cynicism."]]> <![CDATA[Review: Lovable cops and terrifying cartels in 'End of Watch']]> Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena are a new breed of L.A. cops in End of Watch, writes Alison Willmore for MovieLine, and they're facing a new breed of enemy.]]> <![CDATA[The Knife slays Denver]]> I have something of a love-hate relationship with The Knife's performance at The Fillmore in Denver last night. ]]> <![CDATA['Nikita' delivers a new TV action hero]]> <![CDATA[Simon Cowell says Howard Stern will shake up ‘America’s Got Talent’]]> Howard Stern is going to have some more company on the “America’s Got Talent” judging table. The shock jock’s hiring announced last week is just part of a total makeover for the NBC summer hit, including a yet-to-be picked fourth judge, according to creator and executive producer Simon Cowell.]]> <![CDATA[Oscar nomination predictions: Scott Feinberg's list]]> If you've seen the Christopher Guest comedy For Your Consideration, you know that Oscar buzz is everything in Hollywood. And even those who act like they don't care really care.]]>