Not since “Sweeney Todd” have the studios found such a perfect match of material for Tim Burton, Hollywood’s most iconic auteur.
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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on unless you’ve seen Season 2, Episode 13 of “Fear the Walking Dead,” titled “Date of Death.” It turns out a lot more people than just Travis saw the hotel lights when Madison powered the place up last week. By the time he arrives, there are already dozens of people… Read more »
Steve Jobs. Mark Zuckerberg. Evan Spiegel. Maybe that third name hasn’t earned the right yet to be uttered in the same breath as the other two icons. But Snapchat’s CEO is making a case for himself one innovation at a time, and his latest one is a true doozy. Last week’s surprise launch of Spectacles,… Read more »
“Y’all should be real proud of yourselves, y’all know that?” said Rihanna to her crowd of fans, including humanitarians, world leaders, refugees, musicians, and celebrities, on Saturday night at Central Park as part of the fifth Global Citizen Festival. “Y’all are changing the world just by standing here right now. I’m not gon’ get too sentimental… Read more »
The week following the National Day holiday was a miserable one for cinema-going in China. The box office slumped to its second lowest weekend of the year as holdovers took the top places. Local fantasy, “A Chinese Odyssey: Part Three” narrowly held on to top spot. But its winning score for the Friday to Sunday… Read more »
Newton Minow, the FCC chairman under President John F. Kennedy who helped start the tradition of general election presidential debates, says that it should be up to the candidates, and not necessarily the moderator, to correct each other if something is said that is not factual. Minow, who is a member of the Commission on… Read more »
Angelina Jolie Files for Divorce From Brad Pitt An attorney for Angelina Jolie’s, Robert Offer, confirmed the news to the Associated Press that she had filed for divorce “for the health of the family.” ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ Not Expected to Do ‘Force Awakens’ Business, Disney CEO Says Disney chief Bob Iger said he just… Read more »
The iHeart Radio Music Festival brought performances like U2, Drake and more to Las Vegas.
Two of this season’s high-profile new dramas — NBC’s “This Is Us” and CBS’ “Bull” — pulled in notable gains over three days of delayed viewing, according to Nielsen’s just released live-plus-3 ratings for the Tuesday premieres. “This Is Us” saw its 18-49 number swell to 4.2, from 2.8 in live-same-day viewing. That’s the biggest… Read more »
Antoine Fuqua knew what it would take to get him to remake “The Magnificent Seven,” John Sturges’ 1960 classic about a band of gunslingers. The film, which was itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 movie “The Seven Samurai,” is an oft-told story about a band of mercenaries who save a town. Its genetic code… Read more »
When I first heard that Clint Eastwood was going to turn the story of Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger into a major motion picture, I had two thoughts: first, that the subject seemed almost too on-the-nose and down-the-middle-of-the-plate for a Hollywood heroic saga. (It sounded like the sort of thing that would have been a routine… Read more »