Popcorn With Zenger: ‘Reminiscence’ Is A Dull Trip Down Memory Lane
It is almost an insult when a film with an intriguing premise turns out to be as dull as dishwater. Rebecca Ferguson and Hugh Jackman are reunited on the screen in “Reminiscence.” (Warner Bros.)Bright Spots: All the money in this film went to its impressive production design and futuristic elements. Veteran actors Jackman and Newton’s performances are wasted in a film that doesn’t even care about its own mystery. The Takeaway: In a world based on climate change, “Reminiscence” doesn’t have the clean energy to keep its steam from start to finish. Director Joy stacks the deck in front of the camera, but behind it turns the film into a meaningless misfire.thewestsidegazette.com
Hugh Jackman Reveals Results From Skin Biopsy, Thanks Fans For Support
Urging his fans to wear sunscreen, he also said that even though he is “repeating” himself, getting “skin checks” is essential. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hugh Jackman (@thehughjackman)“I know I’m repeating myself and will probably not stop; please get skin checks and wear sunscreen. “The Greatest Showman” actor previously revealed the news about his skin biopsy on Aug. 2, 2021, via his social media. “A couple of notes: please get skin checks often, please don’t think it won’t happen to you, and, above all, please wear sunscreen,” he wrote. Jackman is currently preparing for his highly-anticipated Broadway revival of “The Music Man,” which is opening later in 2021.thewestsidegazette.com
Patti Smith returns to singing live with Brooklyn concert
CORRECTS DAY OF CONCERT - FILE - Patti Smith attends a special screening of "Pavarotti" at the iPic Theater in New York on May 28, 2019. Smith performed six songs as well as read poetry and excerpts from her book “Just Kids” in the Beaux-Arts Court at the museum, her voice bouncing off the skylight 60 feet above. It was a concert to also honor museum workers and drew just under 50 people, all socially distanced in widely spaced chairs. The Smith concert came on the same day in 1989 that Mapplethorpe died at age 42. It also marked the one-year anniversary of when Smith last performed live, at The Fillmore in San Francisco.
Oprah’s deft royal interview shows why she’s still the queen
In this video grab issued Monday, March 8, 2021 by CBS This Morning, Oprah Winfrey discusses her interview with Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. "Oprah with Meghan and Harry: A CBS Primetime Special aired March 7. (CBS This Morning via AP)LOS ANGELES – There were royal victims and villains in Harry and Meghan’s tell-all — or tell enough — interview with Oprah Winfrey. But there was only one immediate and clear winner: the American media queen. She also explained the palace bureaucracy that dictates aspects of royal lives, aside from the wishes of the queen, something that U.S. viewers may be unfamiliar with.
Sentimental video tribute closes Trebek's final "Jeopardy!"
A video tribute to the host opened the Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 episode of the quiz show, the final one that Trebek taped before pancreatic cancer claimed his life on Nov. 8. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)More than two months after Alex Trebek’s death, fans of “Jeopardy!” finally got the chance to say goodbye. A video tribute to the host closed Friday’s episode of the quiz show, the final one that Trebek taped before pancreatic cancer claimed his life on Nov. 8. The week's final Trebek episodes began Monday with the host urging viewers to give to others who were suffering during the coronavirus pandemic. His final shows were originally scheduled to air Christmas week, but they were put off until this week to give the send-off more exposure.
Broadway shutdown due to virus extended again until January
NEW YORK The shutdown on Broadway has been extended again until at least early January. Although an exact date for performances to resume has yet to be determined, Broadway producers are now offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for shows through Jan. 3. The Broadway experience can be deeply personal but it is also, crucially, communal, said Thomas Schumacher, chairman of the board of The Broadway League, which represents producers. Producers, citing health and city authorities, previously extended the shutdown to June 7 and then again to Sept. 6. Broadway grossed $1.8 billion last season and attracted a record 15 million people.
These celebrities are donating money to the Australian bushfires
The bushfires in Australia are still ravaging parts of the country and are wreacking havoc on small communities and rural towns. The damage has been devastating and news of the bushfires has spread overseas with many activists and celebrities sharing photos of the devastation on social media. There are many different places where you can donate money to help with relief, and many celebrities have shared donation links and even donated themselves. I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. Another Australian actor, Russell Crowe, who is in Australia right now, posted that he donated $105,000 to firefighters.
The Five Best Concerts in Miami This Weekend
9 p.m. Friday, July 5, at 1306, 1306 N. Miami Ave., Miami; 1306miami.com. Tickets cost $88-$200. Tickets cost $25.25-$220.75. This is probably the best way to salute not only America this weekend, but Miami by reveling in the colorful hedonism of our tropical paradise to the sounds of "Turn Down for What." Tickets cost $40-$5,000.miaminewtimes.com
The Ten Best Things to Do in South Florida This Week
When its time to see the Fort Lauderdale Beach fireworks in the distance, this spot has a view like no other. 4:15 to 9 p.m. Friday at Palm Beach Zoo, 1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach; palmbeachzoo.org. Open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and on display through Saturday, September 28 at History Fort Lauderdale, 219 SW Second St., Fort Lauderdale; historyfortlauderdale.org. 11 a.m. Sunday at Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale, 888 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; fortlauderdale.gov. 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hilton West Palm Beach, 600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; eventbrite.com.browardpalmbeach.com
A visit backstage at the Tony Awards
A visit backstage at the Tony Awards The stars will gather to see who is the best of the best on the Great White Way at the 68th Annual Tony Awards. Mo Rocca goes backstage with Hugh Jackman, master of ceremonies for the show, and others who have been working for months to make this year’s broadcast a real show-stopper.cbsnews.com
Hugh Jackman on "X-Men: Days of Future Past"
Hugh Jackman on "X-Men: Days of Future Past" It's a mutant family reunion 14 years in the making. "X-Men: Days of Future Past" includes stars from all of the past installments in the franchise. As Suzanne Marques reports, Hugh Jackman's Wolverine goes back in time to save the future of the X-Men.cbsnews.com