La La Land

Modern Family's lust for life is surprisingly effective

Maybe it’s the fact that there’s a bit of the old <i>Modern Family</i> poking through lately, or perhaps it’s just a welcome feeling of relief while living …

TV

Eric Trump Tells Fox News That His Dad Is the Energizer Bunny And Is Making Good on All His Promises

Eric Trump several times now has defended his father in the midst of unrelenting media attacks that question everything about him, from his health to …

Conservative View

Ellen Pompeo’s Explosive Equal-Pay Essay Blasts Patrick Dempsey and Hollywood’s Misogyny

The ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ actress reveals (with spectacular candor) how, despite being the titular lead of TV’s most popular drama series, she had to …

Culture

How the Golden Globes Avoided Repeating Oscars' Epic Best Picture Flub

Following the 'La La Land'/'Moonlight' mix-up at last year's Academy Awards, "there was more interest in making sure procedures were as tight as they …

Awards

Five Films Separate From Awards Season Pack

It’s pretty clear at this moment in the Oscar race that five films tower above the rest and, in keeping with the tradition of the season, those films …

Movies

Camila Cabello gets sweet and CupcakKe gets salty in this week's Go Slow No

That’s where Go Slow No comes in—our weekly survey of new and overlooked album releases. The rating system is so self-explanatory you probably don’t …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

‘All the Money in the World.’ But Not Enough to Pay Men and Women the Same

<i>This article first appeared on Verdict.</i><p>Thank you, Hollywood, for providing law professors with the perfect exam hypothetical about pay …

Mark Wahlberg

Princess Diaries star Heather Matarazzo has got engaged to her girlfriend, and they look so happy

Princess Diaries actress Heather Matarazzo has found her own fairytale ending – by getting engaged to her girlfriend.Anne Hathaway’s co-star and best …

LGBTQ

Cuomo’s $168B budget is pure fantasy

Good news: Gov. Cuomo’s $168 billion budget, which he rolled out Tuesday, appears balanced. Bad news: It raises some taxes and resorts to risky …

Opinion

2018 Oscar predictions: How ‘The Shape of Water’ could win Best Picture over more divisive frontrunners

After winning the top prize at the Critics’ Choice Awards, “The Shape of Water” could now be on its way to a surprise Best Picture victory at the …

The Oscars

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Soundtrack Spends Second Week at No. 1 Billboard Spot

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" (available now via Atlantic Records) is spending a second week at #1 on the Billboard 200 …

The Greatest Showman

NEW PODCAST: Marble Halls & Silver Screens

RedState front page writers Sarah Lee and Brad Slager have developed a new podcast exploring the nexus between Washington DC (Marble Halls) and …

Conservative View

Oscars flashback: Eerie parallels between Margot Robbie (‘I, Tonya’) & Marion Cotillard’s win 10 years ago

Most of the Oscar conversation for Best Actress has surrounded <b>Frances McDormand</b> (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) and <b>Saoirse Ronan</b> (“Lady …

The Oscars

Oscar Race 2018: Whose Voice Is Loudest?

Two big things happened in the Oscar race this past week. One was the announcement of the Directors Guild Award nominations, usually a strong predictor of the Academy's Best Director and Best Picture choices.<p>The other was that Academy voters turned in their nomination ballots, long before they can …

Jordan Peele

Qantas reveals the most-watched movie on board flights

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>One of the only comforts when you have a long flight …

Movies

Oscars 2018 Comes Down to What Male Voters Are Thinking in the Year of #TimesUp

As the ballots are being counted, we assess where the Best Picture race is heading.<p>There is no monolithic pool of Oscar voters. There are more of …

Entertainment

Best Picture: A Brief History of Meaningful/Meaningless Stats

It’s “throw up your hat and see what comes out” time here in the Oscar race, where indeed anything can happen. We will know the PGA winner for Best …

The Oscars

6 ways to save money on your trip to Los Angeles

Los Angeles is famous for the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, for its beautiful beaches, and for Disneyland, and this draws visitors year-round. …

Los Angeles

Hugh Jackman's The Greatest Showman becomes third biggest live action musical with $100 mn at US box office

Hugh Jackman’s formulaic Hollywood fare <i>The Greatest Showman</i> has put up an impressive show 4 weeks into its initial release. For a film released in …

Movies

8 Ways to Make Subbing a Little Easier

Submitting. It’s a scary word for a lot of people. Especially those of us who love to be in control.<p>Yes, I’m talking about submitting your writing to …

Publishing

Grammys 2018: Current Oscar contender ‘Dunkirk’ goes to war against last year’s Oscar winner ‘La La Land’ for Best Score

“La La Land” was released in 2016, and its composer <b>Justin Hurwitz</b> won the Oscar for Best Original Score last year, but he wasn’t nominated at the …

Entertainment

After San Francisco, I worried L.A. would seem complacent

On my first day as director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, in 2011, I walked into my downtown office and was struck by the view: mountains.<p>I had no idea there were mountains in Los Angeles. Having never lived in Southern California, I had a Brooklynite’s view of L.A.: like …

San Francisco

Hugh Jackman And Michelle Williams' 'Greatest Showman' Just Broke A Box Office Record

Sony’s <i>Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle</i> and 20th Century Fox’s <i>The Greatest Showman</i> are both showing the core appeal of opening your big family-friendly movie over the holiday season. One film somewhat overperformed over the opening weekend and has become something of a monster. The other film (the …

Movies

Mark Wahlberg to Donate $1.5 Million to #TimesUp in Michelle Williams' Name

Wahlberg received the hefty payout for “All the Money in the World” reshoots<p>Mark Wahlberg is donating in Michelle Williams’ name the $1.5 million he …

Movies

The list of 2017’s top-selling vinyl albums shows the format isn’t just for trendy fans

Move over, hipsters: Data for 2017 suggests that vinyl isn’t just for those whose favorite line before telling someone their favorite band is, “Oh, yeah, you probably haven’t heard of them before.”<p>According to the 2017 U.S. Music Consumption Report, compiled by the analytics company BuzzAngle, the …

Lifestyle

Swirly carpets covered up for moviegoers with dementia

Swirly carpets are as much a feature of British cinemas as hot dogs and popcorn.<p>But they are being covered up as part of a growing trend: dementia-friendly film screenings.<p>Dedicated viewings for dementia sufferers and their carers were one of the fastest-growing trends of 2017, according to the UK …

News

Alia Bhatt looks like a perfect princess from La La Land on her friend's wedding!

Image Source - Instagram@aliaabhatt<p>It was her best friend’s wedding, and Alia Bhatt made sure to attend every given function despite running on a …

Bollywood

Oscars 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ could make history with a record 15 nominations

“The Shape of Water” is a fairy tale that takes place at a secret research facility where a mute janitor (<b>Sally Hawkins</b>) falls in love with a …

The Oscars

As Lakers falter, a top pick for Celtics comes into focus

If you’re a Celtics fan, seeing the Los Angeles Lakers (15-27) struggle this season is almost as joyful as seeing the Celtics (34-10) on top of the …

Basketball

Ed Sheeran Bumped on U.K. Album Chart by 'The Greatest Showman' Soundtrack

Meanwhile, Sheeran's "Perfect" single starts a sixth week at No. 1.<p>Ed Sheeran has finally been upstaged on the U.K. album chart, by the …

Ed Sheeran