EL SEGUNDO – Certainly the Kings know that making the All-Star team is not the most important thing in the world. But excuse the Kings for being stoked that when the NHL this week announced which players made it, they were the only team in the Western Conference with three. Defenseman Drew Doughty made his […]
“The Shape of Water,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” and “Darkest Hour,” lead the race for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ movie awards, regarded as a bellwether for the Oscars. “The Shape of Water” received 12 nominations Tuesday, the most of any film, including the coveted best film award. Guillermo del Toro is […]
The 2018 Golden Globes has wrapped, and the clear pack leaders emerged. In terms of film, Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was the night’s biggest winner, walking away with the awards for best picture, best performance by an actress in a drama film for Frances McDormand, best performance by an actor in a […]
In today’s film news roundup, Gkids buys three Masaaki Yuasa films, Gravitas acquires “5 Doctors,” and Straight Up Films adds to its executive film team. ACQUISITIONS Gkids has acquired the North American distribution rights for three animated films from director Masaaki Yuasa — 2004’s “Mind Game” and 2017’s “Lu Over the Wall” and “The Night […]
Wreaths might be more familiar at this time of the year, but the festive adornments are perfect for all seasons, both inside and outside the home. Vicky Perez, Armstrong Garden Centers Claremont instructor, gets into the holiday spirit. (Photo by Suzanne Sproul) They provide texture, scent and a warm feeling to family and friends. Just […]
Three women accusing Hoffman of sexual misconduct spoke out against the actor, claiming they went from idolizing him to feeling ashamed.
Ed Sheeran has had a song written for the James Bond movie franchise for three years now “just in case” anyone with the films calls him up
She’s got a big reputation, but at Z100’s Jingle Ball at Madison Square Garden on Friday night, Taylor Swift didn’t quite live up to it. Fans flocked to the Manhattan venue for a line up that included such chart titans as Ed Sheeran, the Chainsmokers, Sam Smith, G-Eazy, Halsey and many more. But it was…
Kevin Nash’s knee bears a striking resemblance to Frankenstein’s monster — and that’s good news for him. The WWE Hall of Famer went under the knife to replace a right knee he says has bothered him for more than 30 years. In the long run, surgery will save him a world of pain, but the…
Anaheim Ducks goalie John Gibson makes a save during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp (10) celebrates with teammates Brent Seabrook (7) and Connor Murphy (5) after scoring a goal during the first period of an […]
The elusive chanteuse indeed.
In today’s film news roundup, Sam Rockwell is honored for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” New Regency buys a hijacking story, and Paramount hires a screenwriter for “Gasp.” FESTIVAL NEWS The 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival will present Sam Rockwell with the spotlight award – actor for his performance in “Three Billboards Outside […]
This rural drama is the best yet from playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh (“In Bruges,” “Seven Psychopaths”), and one of Frances McDormand’s greatest performances. As the tough-as-nails Mildred Hayes, whose teen daughter has been brutally raped and murdered, she embarks on a mission to shake the town’s police force out of its complacency to address…
Team Miley snagged its first male artist of the season. read more
In today’s film news roundup, Helen Mirren’s haunted house movie has been moved to Super Bowl weekend, Paul Allen’s Vulcan is backing a dance documentary, and Blue Box has picked up rights to Bruce Willis’ Chinese war drama “The Bombing.” DATE CHANGE Lionsgate and CBS Films have moved up Helen Mirren’s haunted house movie by […]
Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Xavier Legrand’s “Custody” and Hafsteinn Gunnar’s “Under the Tree” are among the 15 feature films set to compete at the 13th Zurich Film Festival. “Three Billboards,” a darkly comic drama with Peter Dinklage and Frances McDormand, and “Custody,” a French drama exploring domestic strife, both world-premiered at the… […]
I’m of two minds about “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” On the one hand, this drama is the best yet from playwright and filmmaker Martin McDonagh (“In Bruges,” “Seven Psychopaths”), a towering achievement that will no doubt put in an impressive showing come Oscar nomination time. It’s one of Frances McDormand’s greatest performances: As the…
The 1994 Pulitzer Prize drama, in which three actresses play the same woman at different ages, is slated to begin previews Feb. 27 at the Golden Theatre.
Usher is facing more civil action over past hookups — this time from three ex-lovers who say he never told them he had an STD.