Rembrandt’s painting “Self Portrait at the Age of 34” is now on display at the Norton Simon Museum through March 5. On loan from The National Gallery in London, this is the first time the piece has been shown in the United States. Rembrandt created “Self Portrait at the Age of 34” in 1640 in […]
Darren Criss has taken on a “Shakespearean” role in bringing the tortured life story of serial killer Andrew Cunanan to life in FX’s “The Assassination of Gianni Versace.” So said “Versace” director and executive producer Ryan Murphy on Monday night as he “played Barbara Walters” during a Q&A with stars and producers following the series’ […]
The long rumored couple have finally made their first public appearance in London. “Stranger Things” fans have been tracking the two stars and are beyond excited to see them together.
Netflix has set a megabucks overall TV deal with “Stranger Things” producer Shawn Levy. The deal, believed to run four years, calls for Levy to develop TV projects exclusively for Netflix. As part of the agreement, former ABC and Firm executive Josh Barry has joined Levy’s 21 Laps Entertainment as president of TV. Netflix’s pact […]
Hey, have you heard of this little show called Stranger Things? It’s on Netflix. You should check it out. It takes place in the ’80s and blends horror and science fiction and nostalgia together in a satisfying mixture that may strike a chord with you. I don’t know…I think it could be the kind of thing […]
JAY-Z and Kanye West have a complicated past — but Hova is hoping they will be friends until they are old and gray.
If you think music is a good thing, then Alex’s Bar has a small festival just up your alley. The All Good Things Fest features more than a dozen musical acts performing back to back on Nov. 19 from 2-10 p.m. The show is headlined by Here Lies Man, a quintet that mixes West African […]
In this edition of Theme Park Bits: See video of the new Christmas projection-mapping on Tower of Terror. New holiday merchandise is available at the Magic Kingdom. See Disneyland’s playful Christmas nod to the old Skyway. Say goodbye to Bill and Ted’s Excellent Halloween Adventure. Is Stranger Things coming to Halloween Horror Nights in 2018? […]
The Duffer Brothers have incited some controversy after it was revealed in a “Beyond Stranger Things” episode that an on-screen kiss between Sadie Sink’s character Max and Caleb McLaughlin’s character Lucas was only added to the script after Sink said she was “stressed out” by the idea. In the video from “Beyond Stranger Things,” which […]
The ’80s homage series “Stranger Things” was a surprise hit on Netflix when its first season aired in 2016. By the time Season 2 dropped Friday, it was clear the buzzy sci-fi show wasn’t such a “strange” phenomenon anymore. As Variety reports, the series’ second season broke a Twitter record for a streaming show, eliciting…
The sounds of Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein have grown scarier as the show that they score has grown stranger. Since composing the score for the first season of “Stranger Things,” Dixon and Stein have toured with their synth band Survive (which includes two additional members) across the U.S. and Europe, including stops at festivals […]
It’s scary season, and not just for the youthful ghosts and goblins that may soon knock on your door. The approach of year’s end always brings out anxieties about what’s next for the economy, not to mention the urge of certain bean counters to gussy up the bottom line with a few holiday-season cutbacks! In […]
Put down your “Pet Sematary” paperback and take off your Sony Walkman: “Stranger Things 2” is finally here, Friday, in all its retro glory. Picking up a year after the first season’s ending, the Netflix hit, set in 1980s Indiana, takes us deeper into the supernatural scares of the parallel universe called the Upside Down,…
The Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival kicked off its sixth year at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, on Saturday, Oct. 28, drawing in crowds of all ages — plenty of them in costume — to the music festival. The brainchild of multi-hyphenate Tyler the Creator, the festival followed the same two-day format as the previous year […]
A customs canine sniffed Heaton's luggage when he arrived at LAX last Saturday and officers found a small amount of cocaine.
Stranger Things is finally back! Read our recap of the premiere.
New York residents and visitors anticipating the Oct. 27 release of season two of Netflix’s hit show “Stranger Things” can now get a hotel package for their binge-watching needs. The Gregory Hotel in midtown Manhattan is offering a new “ex-stream-ly cozy package” for fans to watch every episode in hotel comfort. WNBC-TV reports the room…
The second series, marginally better than the first, references the heck out of everything ’80s.
Fans of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” might notice that David Harbour, who plays the show’s husky — and hunky! — hero, Chief of Police Jim Hopper, appears a little more chiseled in the show’s new season, out Friday. That’s because Harbour, 42, has been working hard in the gym with celebrity trainer Don Saladino. “He’s someone…