By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan Actor James Cromwell [pictured] was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the hit movie “Babe,” and throughout his career for numerous Emmys. But on a cold December day in 2015, the drama he participated in was no act.
Onetime movie house turned Pentecostal church makes a big comeback Ingleside’s El Rey Theatre, an Art Deco treasure at 1970 Ocean Avenue, was awarded landmark status by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Opening in 1931, the 1,800-seat...Show More Summary
Midnight Rider was to be a biographical movie on the journey of Gregg Allman. From struggling artist to the eventual success of the Allman Brothers Band. Then the realisation that he needs to get clean or risk losing his life. It was...Show More Summary
The family of a camera assistant who was killed by a train on a railroad bridge while working on a movie in Georgia in 2014 was awarded $3.9 million today. The AP reports that the jury found “the railroad’s owner...
The parents of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who was killed during filming of a movie in Georgia in 2014, won a significant legal victory Monday when a court awarded the family $11.2 million in damages. Jones, 27, was fatally struck by a train that crashed into a crew filming a scene on a railway...
A jury awarded $3.9 million Monday to the family of a movie worker killed on a Georgia railroad bridge in 2014, finding the railroad's owner shared in the blame for … Click to Continue »
In Crown Heights, Atlanta breakout Lakeith Stanfield stars as Collin Warner, a young man from Brooklyn sent to prison for a murder he didn’t commit. Written and directed by Matt Ruskin, the Audience Award–winning Sundance movie tells the true story of Warner’s conviction, prison sentence, and his friend Carl ‘KC’ ... More »
Anika Noni Rose hits the stage to perform the song “Go the Distance” from Hercules at the D23 Expo’s Legends Awards on Friday morning (July 14) in Anaheim, Calif. The Tony-winning actress was the voice of Tiana in the Disney movie The Princess and the Frog. It’s very possible that someone will be singing “Go [...]
Gary Oldman has never been the kind of actor to go hunting for an Oscar, but Darkest Hour feels like the kind of movie that could thrust the always-brilliant actor into the awards spotlight in a big way. Vanishing under a pile of prosthetics to...Show More Summary
In a major boon to local production, “Bumblebee,” the spinoff movie from Paramount’s “Transformers” franchise, will shoot in California with the help of a $22-million tax credit. It’s the largest tax break awarded to date under a state program aimed at curbing so-called runaway production. The...
Which comic book movies and TV shows won Saturn Awards this year? How did Kevin Feige feel about becoming a sad meme? Want to get a first look at the Justice League LEGO sets coming this fall? Which Marvel TV shows are coming to SanShow More Summary
The stage is set for a superheroic showing when awards season rolls around.
by Dan Savage Their media, their schools, their movie stars, their ex-president, their singers, comedy shows, and award shows are all inciting violence. Only the police and the "clenched fist" (not the trigger finger?) of NRA members...Show More Summary
The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences is the organization behind the Academy Awards, and it consists of thousands of people who work in the movie industry—from actors and directors to hairstylists and PR people. That meansShow More Summary
Several months ago Edgar Wright made an enigmatic comment about Meryl Streep being in his new movie. So is the Academy Award winner actually in Baby Driver? The director has now followed up on his previously deleted statement.
In addition to the new songs Drake's been churning out, the Canadian rapper took some time to host the NBA Awards. During his hosting gig, he flexed his acting chops with hilarious skits—one that poked fun of everyone's favorite point...Show More Summary
When the judges and the audience agree, you know the movie has to be special. "Skid Row Marathon," won the LA Muse Documentary and the Audience Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival this year. It was one of many Los Angeles storiesShow More Summary
“She’s Gotta Have It” is among Spike Lee’s standout films, and now the groundbreaking 1986 movie is being adapted into a 10-episode series for Netflix. On Sunday, Netflix aired a special commercial during the BET Awards featuring its black-led shows that ended with a teaser for Lee’s new series, announcing that it will be released this Thanksgiving. Show More Summary
These women are QUEENS! On Sunday, Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, and Queen Latifah graced the BET Awards with their presence as they stopped by the bash to promote their new movie, Girls Trip. And boy, did they KILL this appearance. While the women in no way matched their ensembles, they all served up some [...]
Jada Pinkett Smith and Kat Graham hit the red carpet at the 2017 BET Awards on Sunday (June 25) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Kat plays the role of Jada in the new movie All Eyez on Me, based on the life of the late rapper Tupac Shakur. Right before the film was [...]