A sexy Alexa, Dan Levy's M&M habit: Super Bowl ads to watch
It might not have seemed likely early in the pandemic, but the 55th Super Bowl Sunday is upon us yet again. Amazon shows off a sexy new body for its Alexa assistant, Dan Levy apologizes for eating M&M's and Bud Light Seltzer Lemonade makes a downpour of lemons a metaphor for 2020's troubles. AdInspiration4 “ Join Us "In what is surely a first in Super Bowl history, an ad for Inspiration4, a SpaceX supported all-civilian space mission touts a chance for viewers to join the mission. Dan Levy of “Schitt’s Creek” apologizes to the M&M anthropomorphic characters that are Super Bowl mainstays and says he promises not to “eat any more of their friends." And E-Trade, famous for the talking baby ads it ran in the Super Bowl from 2008 until they “retired" in 2014, is back in the big game with an undisclosed ad.
All-Star Cast Assembles for First Photos from Legendary's 'Dune' Remake
Vanity Fair has shared the first crop of photos from Legendary's upcoming Dune remake. Here is a selection of them, from VF's Twitter:EXCLUSIVE: Timothe Chalamet is Paul Atreides. pic.twitter.com/aTcXkgeva0April 14, 2020#DUNE FIRST LOOK: Welcome to Arrakis.See Timothe Chalamet, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, and more in this exclusive preview of Denis Villeneuves upcoming adaptation.https://t.co/LgK7g5Da50April 14, 2020You can view even more photos here. (Image credit: Legendary)"Dune" has an all-star cast which includes Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Dave Bautista, Stellan Skarsgard, Charlotte Rampling, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin, Zendaya, Oscar Isaac, and Jason Momoa. "Dune" is scheduled to hit theaters Dec. 18.space.com
Making Oscar history, 'Parasite' wins best picture
Oscar statues stand off of Hollywood Boulevard in preparation for Sunday's 92nd Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Los Angeles. “Parasite” took Hollywood’s top prize on Sunday night, along with awards for best director, best international film and best screenplay. The win was a watershed moment for the Academy Awards, which has long been content to relegate international films to their own category. “Joker” composer Hildur Guðnadóttir became only the third woman to ever win best original score. Disney's ABC hoped a widely watched field of nominees — including the $1 billion-grossing “Joker” — will help viewership.