Oscars response to Smith slap inadequate, academy head says
The slap sat front and center at Monday's Oscar nominees luncheon. “I’m sure you all remember we experienced an unprecedented event at the Oscars,” Yang told a crowd that included Tom Cruise, Angela Bassett, Cate Blanchett and Steven Spielberg during her opening remarks.news.yahoo.com
Here's what to expect from Tuesday's Oscar nominations
There were, admittedly, some notable distractions at last year's ceremony, so you might have missed it: The old Oscar rules have gone out the window. When nominations are announced Tuesday, popcorn will be on the menu. “Top Gun: Maverick,”“Avatar: The Way of Water” and “Elvis” all look assured of best-picture nods.news.yahoo.com
Golden Globes Comedian Jerrod Carmichael Mocks Ye, Praises Spielberg
He continued his warm sentiments for the legendary filmmaker, blended with the jab at Ye: “That’s how good you are. You changed Kanye West’s mind.” FRAZER HARRISON/JNSOn Tuesday night’s Golden Globes awards broadcast, host Jerrod Carmichael took a comedic shot at antisemitic rapper Ye (formerly Kanye West) and praised the power of director Steven Spielberg’s filmmaking. Carmichael said after a commercial break, “I want to take out a second to shout out Steven Spielberg, who is here. He continued his warm sentiments for the legendary filmmaker, blended with the jab at Ye: “That’s how good you are. Kanye West is seen leaving the VOGUE World: New York during September 2022 New York Fashion Week on September 12, 2022, in New York City.thewestsidegazette.com
Review: The good, the bad and the Tuesday of the 2023 Globes
Tuesday night doesn’t really scream “glamorous awards show.” Hollywood, in large part, turned out too, acting as though it wasn’t a rainy weekday in Southern California and as though they hadn’t just a year ago protested the existence of the show. Brad Pitt and Angela Bassett came.news.yahoo.com
Fan buying famed ‘Goonies’ house in Oregon, listed for $1.7M
The listing agent for the Victorian home featured in the “The Goonies” film in Astoria, Oregon, says the likely new owner is a fan of the classic coming-of-age movie about friendships and treasure hunting, and he promises to preserve and protect the landmark.
Iranian who inspired "The Terminal" dies at Paris airport
An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport, officials said. Merhan Karimi Nasseri died after a heart attack in the airport’s Terminal 2F around midday, according an official with the Paris airport authority. Police and a medical team treated him but were not able to save him, the official said.news.yahoo.com
Steven Spielberg on making "The Fabelmans": "It was cathartic for me"
One of the most successful directors of epics began as a child besotted with filming toy train wrecks with an 8mm camera. But Spielberg's latest is a semi-autobiographical drama about his parents, touching on a family secret he had buried for years.cbsnews.com
Steven Spielberg debuts his movie memoir 'The Fabelmans'
Steven Spielberg premiered his much-anticipated “The Fabelmans” to thunderous applause at the Toronto International Film Festival, debuting his most autobiographical film and one the 75-year-old filmmaker said he’s been building toward his whole lifewashingtonpost.com
Steven Spielberg debuts his movie memoir 'The Fabelmans'
Steven Spielberg premiered his much-anticipated “The Fabelmans” to thunderous applause at the Toronto International Film Festival, debuting his most autobiographical film and one the 75-year-old filmmaker said he’s been building toward his whole life.
New this week: 'The Handmaid’s Tale' and 'Goodnight Mommy'
This week’s new entertainment releases include albums from Little Big Town and Marcus Mumford, “The Handmaid’s Tale” returns with high stakes for the future of Gilead, and twin brothers go to their mother’s house for a stay but find something is off about her in the film “Goodnight Mommy.”.
Real Life 'Goonies'? A Mysterious Shipwreck Found Off the Oregon Coast : Short Wave
For centuries, mysterious blocks of beeswax and Chinese porcelain have washed up on the Oregon coast, leading to legends of pirates, treasure, and a sunken Spanish galleon. It became known as the Beeswax Wreck, and it inspired centuries of treasure hunters—and maybe even Steven Spielberg, as he created The Goonies. Now, researchers have found nearly 330-year-old timbers from the ship in a hard-to-access cave. This is the story of how a team of volunteer archeologists are working to solve one of the most enduring mysteries of the Pacific Northwest, using old-school detective skills and one well-timed natural disaster.npr.org
Brad Johnson of 'Melrose Place,' Marlboro Man ads dies at 62
Brad Johnson, who jumped from rodeo cowboy to portraying the Marlboro Man in cigarette spots and film and TV roles including Steven Spielberg’s “Always” and “Melrose Place,” has died. Johnson died Feb. 18 in Fort Worth, Texas, of complications from COVID-19, his agent, Linda McAlister, said Saturday. Johnson played opposite Holly Hunter in 1989’s “Always,” a remake of a 1943 film (“A Guy Named Joe”) about firefighting pilots.news.yahoo.com
Sanctions on Russian oligarch donors hit Israel institutions
Billionaire Moshe Kantor has severed his longstanding ties to Tel Aviv University — joining a growing list of Russian Jewish oligarchs who have scaled back their philanthropic activities after coming under international sanctions for their ties to President Vladimir Putin.
TCM Film Festival returns to Hollywood with Spielberg, more
Classic film lovers know the importance of a grand entrance and the folks at Turner Classic Movies are pulling out all the stops for the return of the TCM Classic Film Festival this week in Hollywood. After two years of virtual editions because of the pandemic, the festival kicks off Thursday with the help of Steven Spielberg, who will be on hand to celebrate the 40th anniversary of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.”news.yahoo.com