Entertainment

The Razer Game Store will close on February 28 at 1am PST, the company announced in a blog post. This comes less than a year after its launch last April. The shutdown is part of “the company's realignment plans,” according to Razer. “It has been a privilege for us to [...]
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
Source: Variety
Fox's sci-fi adventure “Alita: Battle Angel” dominated in North America, but its opening weekend win isn't leaving the box office with much to celebrate. Independent tracking services estimate that this will be one of the lowest grossing President's Day weekends in years. “Alita,” the cyberpunk CGI spectacle, earned $27 million [...]
Sun, Feb 17, 2019
Source: Variety
Bette Midler will perform “The Place Where Lost Things Go” at the Oscar ceremonies on Feb. 24, Variety has learned. Midler, a longtime friend of composer-lyricist Marc Shaiman, will sing the song originally performed by Emily Blunt in “Mary Poppins Returns.” The song, by Shaiman and his lyricist partner Scott [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Variety
At one particularly crowd-pleasing point during Panic! at the Disco's show Friday at the Forum, Brendon Urie played the group's cover of one of the “Greatest Showman” songs, from the recent tribute album devoted to that film, and it's not hard to see why he would gravitate to the musical. [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Variety
“Alita: Battle Angel” is holding a slim lead ahead of “Lego Movie 2's” second frame with an estimated four-day take of $29.1 million from 3,790 North American locations. “Lego Movie 2: The Second Part,” meanwhile, is heading for about $25 million for a domestic tally of around $66 million. The [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Variety
Thursday night's New York premiere of the Matt Smith-led biopic “Mapplethorpe” took place at Cinépolis Chelsea, just steps from the Chelsea Hotel where the late photographer Robert Mapplethorpe once lived — but director Ondi Timoner had no sense of that legacy when she first encountered him in a very different [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Variety
Alibaba has purchased an 8% stake in the Chinese online video platform Bilibili, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Bilibili is one of China's top video streaming and entertainment platforms, with about 92 million monthly active users and 450 million page-views per day. Founded in 2009, it was listed on [...]
Sat, Feb 16, 2019
Source: Variety
Cinematographers who fought the decision to curtail four Oscar presentations have praised the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for reversing the exclusions. “We thank you for your show of respect for the hard-working members of the film community, whose dedication and exceptional talents deserve the public recognition this [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: Variety
The well-worn superhero genre and one of its best-known icons are unlikely vehicles for creating a visually fresh animated feature. But Sony Pictures Animation's work on the Oscar-nominated animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” shows throwing out the rule book and letting everyone play in the creative sandbox can pay [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: Variety
Hearst Magazines has snapped up Clevver, a network of female-skewing lifestyle and pop-culture news YouTube channels that had been owned by now-defunct Defy Media. Clevver was left homeless after Defy's sudden shutdown in November; its principals said at the time they were looking for a new home. Hearst Magazines sees [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: Variety
No time to quip. I'm off to check out a new brewery. So this week you get the lightning round version of my column. Loverly Ah, for the days when actors didn't have to be able to sing to be cast in a musical. Fathom Events, who is either the [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: Orlando Sentinel Movies
It took John Krasinski six days into filming "A Quiet Place" to know for certain that he was onto something. [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: CNN Entertainment
Yes, they are musicians who share the same last name and the same birthday, but Bryan Adams is not Ryan Adams. [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: CNN Entertainment
It's not unusual for the "Carlton Dance" to be loved by anyone, but the US Copyright Office apparently doesn't think it's all that special. [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: CNN Entertainment
It appears Valentine's Day was a good one for Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom. [...]
Fri, Feb 15, 2019
Source: CNN Entertainment
In one way, we all owe thanks to Sally Field for the wonder that is Regina King. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CNN Entertainment
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is reportedly trying to quell controversy regarding the upcoming Oscars. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CNN Entertainment
If you want a quick education about this year's Oscar-nominated shorts, look to Enzian. Starting Friday, the Maitland theater is offering the animated, live-action and documentary categories under the banner Oscar Shorts 2019. You'll find show times for each category at enzian.org. The documentary... [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: Orlando Sentinel Movies
HBO has "Watchmen" coming, but in terms of dysfunction super-teams, it's about to have plenty of company. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CNN Entertainment
The brother of the woman with whom Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was in a relationship was the person who tipped off the National Enquirer to their relationship, two people with knowledge of the matter confirmed to CNN on Wednesday. [...]
Thu, Feb 14, 2019
Source: CNN Entertainment

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