New this week: J.Lo doc, 'Martin' reunion and 'Spiderhead'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album of guided meditation by Alanis Morissette, a Jennifer Lopez documentary leading up to her halftime performance at the Super Bowl in 2020 and a new “Father of the Bride” remake starring Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan.
New this week: 'The Offer,' Kehlani, 'I Love That for You'
This week’s new entertainment releases include new music from Future and Kehlani, a 10-episode Paramount+ series that dramatizes the behind-the-scenes story of the making of “The Godfather,” and the comedy “I Love That for You” starring former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Vanessa Bayer as a woman longing to be a home shopping channel host.
HBO Max’s ‘Moonshot’ is a romantic blend of comedy and finding your path
“Moonshot” is a lighthearted, sometimes over-the-top, romantic comedy that manages to tie in hard to swallow themes seamlessly. Embed from Getty Images“Moonshot” follows Walt (Cole Sprouse) and Sophie (Lana Condor) as they travel to Mars. Viewers are also introduced to the character Leon Kovi, the billionaire behind the Mars program, within the first couple scenes. Sophie’s character wants nothing more than to save Earth. “Moonshot” is worth watching for its messaging, comedy, and artful use of light and atmosphere.themiamihurricane.com
'Grooming': The ubiquitous buzzword in LGBTQ school debate
Proponents of restrictions on how U.S. public schools address sexual orientation and gender identity say their ultimate goal is to allow parents more involvement in their children’s education and ensure classroom materials are age-appropriate.
Daniel Augustin Replaces Brandon Micheal Hall In ‘How I Met Your Father’
WASHINGTON — Streaming platform Hulu’s upcoming series “How I Met Your Father” has a new cast member. The pop culture phenomenon starred Josh Radnor (Ted Mosby), Cobie Smulders (Robin Scherbatsky), Neil Patrick Harris (Barney Stinson), Jason Segel (Marshall Erikson), and Alyson Hannigan (Lily Aldrin). Saget provided the voice of the narrator, an older version of Radnor’s character Ted Mosby. The series followed Ted Mosby, who tells his children the story of how he met their mother. Months before the sitcom’s series finale aired in 2014, a “How I Met Your Dad” spinoff series was announced.thewestsidegazette.com
Basside Finally Releases the First of Six Sophie-Produced Tracks
^ Keep New Times Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free. During the festival's Booty Bass Bounce House event, Miami duo Basside performed its brand of bratty Miami bass for the crowd. From their sessions with Sophie, Basside came away with six tracks. That gave Basside pause as to whether to release the songs, fearing it could look like the duo was exploiting the tragedy. While the new EP's release is a bittersweet moment for Basside, the pair is honored to have worked with the producer.miaminewtimes.com
Sophie, pioneering Grammy-nominated Scottish musician, dies at 34 after climbing accident
British singer-songwriter Charli XCX, who had been pursuing a successful but more conventional pop career, abruptly changed direction with the release of her Sophie-produced 2016 EP, “Vroom Vroom.” Charli, who with collaborator A.G. Cook was awarded Variety’s Hitmakers Innovator award in December, said she had long been seeking a more aggressive pop sound in her music. “It was only when I met Sophie and then A.G. that I finally found what I was searching for,” she said. “We just immediately spoke the same language -- we didn’t even have to talk.”chicagotribune.com
EU tries to sell migrant pact amid claims the hardliners won
European Commissioner for Promoting our European Way of Life Margaritas Schinas, speaks during a media conference on the New Pact for Migration and Asylum at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. The leaders of the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland affirmed their hardline stance at EU headquarters on Thursday. I am asking you to understand it,” European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas said as he was grilled by EU lawmakers. EU officials reject claims that they might pressure these countries, but the commission will draw up a report on how cooperative they are in accepting their nationals back. “It’s good that the European Commission is trying to bring EU countries together to achieve meaningful change.
Sophie Turner, Joe Jonas greet first child
FILE - Joe Jonas, left, and Sophie Turner attend the World Premiere of "Chasing Happiness," in Los Angeles on June 3, 2019. Turner and Joe Jonas have had their first child. The 24-year-old Game of Thrones star Turner and the 30-year-old singer Jonas announced the birth Monday. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas have had their first child. Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are delighted to announce the birth of their baby," they said in a statement released through his label Republic Records.
New this week: Jim Gaffigan, live baseball, Snoop vs. DMX
Heres a collection curated by The Associated Press entertainment journalists of whats arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. AP National Writer Jocelyn Noveck wrote in her review that Garner, Does a lot with a little. AP Film Writer Lindsey BahrMUSICSnoop Dogg vs. DMX: Its the battle of the canines in the latest Verzuz series. Rap icons Snoop Dogg and DMX will go toe-to-toe Wednesday on Instagram Live at 8 p.m. EDT. That changes with Jim Gaffigan: The Pale Tourist, which is downright daring in its approach if not content.
Trump says U.S. and Canada to continue to coordinate closely on coronavirus
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a press briefing with members of the Coronavirus Task Force at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2020. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said on Twitter he had a conversation with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and that the United States and Canada will continue to coordinate closely on the coronavirus outbreak. Trump said in a tweet that it was great to hear that Trudeaus wife Sophie is doing very well after the Canadian prime ministers wife tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday.feeds.reuters.com
The Ten Best Miami Art Week 2019 Parties
Since touching down in Miami Beach in 2002, the stateside outpost of the worlds biggest art fair, Art Basel, has grown from a standalone contemporary art exhibition into a weeklong, party-focused extravaganza known as Miami Art Week. Offering everything from high-end gallery showcases to bass-rattling nightclub bacchanals and hazy beachside festival sunrises, Miami Art Week provides high-rolling art snobs and dance-floor destroyers alike with a wealth of creative programming. Whether youre looking to rub shoulders with glitzy VIPs or searching for avant-garde soundscapes, Miami Art Week is a party playground. In between, his Paradise event series will make its Miami Art Week debut with a party brimming with house and techno talent. Rakastella will be the first Miami event to eliminate single-use plastics onsite, further proving why its the Miami Art Week closing party you wont want to miss.miaminewtimes.com
Bio-Haque Brings Grimes, Nina Kraviz, and Sophie Together for Miami Art Week
Produced by the synth-pop act Grimes, the event seems to be an extension of her recent interest in artificial intelligence and human impact on the environment. Also on the bill are the aforementioned festival queen Kraviz and the boundary-pushing Sophie. The event is part of III Points' seventh-annual concert series during Miami Art Week, coinciding with Art Basel Miami Beach. With Grimes, Nina Kraviz, and Sophie. 9 p.m. Thursday, December 5, at RC Cola Plant, 550 NW 24th St., Miami.miaminewtimes.com