Netflix raises movie-viewership curtain with ‘Bird Box’

Tech 01/02/19, 16:41

Netflix has provided the movie industry with an unprecedented peek at how a newly released film is faring as competition for Hollywood's biggest names intensifies.The company disclosed in a recent tweet that 45 million subscriber accounts worldwide had watched the Sandra Bullock thriller "Bird Box" during its first seven days ...

A star-making role for Joanna Kulig in ‘Cold War’

Entertainment 12/26/18, 12:36

Actress Joanna Kulig is making waves in Hollywood with her star-making turn in the romantic drama "Cold War."Critics have called the 36-year-old the "Polish Jennifer Lawrence" and compared her to 1960s-era Jeanne Moreau.In the film, which has been short-listed for a foreign language Oscar, Kulig plays a Polish singer named ...

Actress and director Penny Marshall dies at age 75

Entertainment 12/18/18, 14:12

Penny Marshall, who starred in "Laverne & Shirley" before becoming one of the top-grossing female directors in Hollywood, has died. She was 75. FILE - In this Sept. 9, 1979 file photo, Penny Marshal, left,l and Cindy Williams from the comedy series "Laverne & Shirley" appear at the Emmy Awards in ...

Jeff Bridges to receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at Globes

Entertainment 12/17/18, 08:22

Jeff Bridges may have once been considered as one of Hollywood's most underappreciated actors, but next month's Golden Globe Awards will showcase his life and illustrious career next month by bestowing him one of its highest honors.Bridges will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award during the 76th annual awards ceremony ...

Priest travels US spreading Gospel 1 good deed at a time

U.S. 12/14/18, 01:04

Father Jim Sichko has a 50-state congregation and a simple mandate from the pope: Go forth and do good deeds.That's why the Roman Catholic priest found himself standing by the drive-thru of a popular Hollywood fast-food joint on a recent windy, rain-swept afternoon buying lunch for everyone who stopped by. ...

Christina Aguilera headlines New Year’s Eve in Times Square

New York 12/13/18, 08:04

Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square.Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' ...

List of nominees for 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

California 12/12/18, 10:44

A list of the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:MOVIESActor: Christian Bale, "Vice"; Bradley Cooper, "A Star Is Born"; Rami Malek, "Bohemian Rhapsody"; Viggo Mortensen, "Green Book"; John David Washington, "BlacKkKlansman."Actress: Emily Blunt, "Mary Poppins Returns"; Glenn Close, "The Wife"; Olivia ...

Nominees for Screen Actors Guild Awards to be announced

California 12/12/18, 03:09

The nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards will be announced Wednesday as the show prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary."Crazy Rich Asians" star Awkwafina and "Orange Is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox will read the nominations beginning at 7 a.m. Pacific at the Pacific Design Center in West ...

Hart’s fallout raises questions about Oscars, social media

Entertainment 12/07/18, 18:03

The dust is still settling from the fallout of comedian Kevin Hart's short stint as host of the 91st Academy Awards.Hart announced on Thursday night that he was bowing out of the gig after public outrage over old anti-gay tweets reached a tipping point.Faced with declining ratings and a critical ...

Dolly Parton builds on film successes with ‘Dumplin”song

Entertainment 12/07/18, 13:42

Dolly Parton says she never really aspired to be "The Girl in the Movies," the title of her Golden Globe-nominated song from the new dramedy "Dumplin'."Co-written with hit machine Linda Perry, the song expresses the rebellious, plus-sized title character's secret longing to fit in, to have happy Hollywood endings — ...

Floods, mudslides as storm wallops Southern California

U.S. 12/06/18, 14:00

The second round of a fall storm dumped snow and rain that jammed traffic on Southern California highways and loosened hillsides in wildfire burn areas on Thursday.At least one vehicle got stuck in a mudslide that shut down Pacific Coast Highway and surrounding roads in and around Malibu neighborhoods charred ...

Julia Roberts, more movie stars snare Golden Globe TV nods

Entertainment 12/06/18, 12:40

Even the sometimes-offbeat Golden Globe Awards are unable to resist the allure of movie stars who dabble in television work.Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Jim Carrey and Michael Douglas were among the nominees announced Thursday for next month's awards voted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Not every film actor made ...

No Sam Elliott and more Golden Globes nomination shockers

Entertainment 12/06/18, 11:34

There's no such thing as a sure thing when it comes to the mercurial Hollywood Foreign Press Association and its Golden Globe nominations, but this year saw a number of surprises, like the dominance of Adam McKay's Dick Cheney film "Vice," and a number of truly shocking exclusions.___THEY CHOSE THE ...

Update: Stage is set for Golden Globe nominations

Entertainment 12/06/18, 07:52

The Latest on the announcement of nominations for the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):4:50 a.m.Final preparations are being made for the announcement of nominees for the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills.Cameras and crews are setting up in a room at the Beverly ...

Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg to host Golden Globe ceremony

Entertainment 12/05/18, 18:25

Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg will share host duties at next month's Golden Globe Awards.Producers on Wednesday announced the co-hosts for the Jan. 6 ceremony. The Globes are hosted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which presents awards for film and TV.Oh won a 2006 Golden Globe for "Grey's Anatomy." ...

Viola Davis says ‘stop taming us’ at Hollywood event

Entertainment 12/05/18, 17:53

Viola Davis is asking Hollywood to stop taming black female characters and is helping lead the way with her production company, JuVee Productions.Viola Davis arrives at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast at Milk Studios on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)Davis was honored ...

Actor-comedian Kevin Hart will host 2019 Oscars

Entertainment 12/04/18, 20:55

Kevin Hart will be the host of the 2019 Academy Awards, fulfilling a lifelong dream for the actor-comedian.Hart announced his selection for the 91st Oscars in an Instagram statement Tuesday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences followed up with a tweet that welcomed him "to the family."The announcement ...

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