Last Updated: Friday, September 23, 2016 9:17:53 AM
Jack White, "Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016"
Jack White's "Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016" anthologizes his unplugged material from the White Stripes to the Raconteurs and beyond, the unvarnished tunes of a top-notch songwr ...
Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:31:10 AM
By KATIE WALSH
Tribune News Service
Welcome to the very strange, and strangely moving, world of "Storks." Writer-director Nicholas Stoller, known for his more adult comedies, such as "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and "Neighbors," delves into the ...
Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:31:08 AM
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Remarkably, the lead actress and lead writer of "Pitch" have been asked by strangers whether the Fox TV series about the first woman in the major leagues is based on a true story.
It's not, of course, because there never has been ...
Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:31:02 AM
By RICK BENTLEY
The Fresno Bee
DVDs that range from juvenile to those aimed at juveniles are hitting stores this week.
"Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising," 1.5 of 4 stars: Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien's lazy script for the 2014 comedy "Nei ...
Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:19:24 AM
By JOHN ANDERSON
Several years ago, a misguided film geek took to the internet to sum up the merits of Japanese director Akira Kurosawa's "The Seven Samurai" (1954): Yeah, it was OK, he said, but it didn't compare to the original -- "T ...
Last Updated: Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:19:17 AM
By LINDSEY BAHR
AP Film Writer
Deciding to remake "The Magnificent Seven " with a fresh batch of movie stars is certainly no sin. John Sturges' 1960 tome, itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa's classic "Seven Samurai," is a fun confection of star ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:51:27 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- (hash)Brangelina may be the top trending hashtag Tuesday, but Jennifer Aniston's face is the one saturating social media.
Aniston memes of all kinds were the Internet's response to the Tuesday morning announcement that Angeli ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:50:17 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Don't worry, celeb watchers: With the unraveling of Brangelina, you've still got plenty of reigning couples to obsess over.
Some cases in point:
He, Shawn Corey Carter, is Jay Z, a high-living rap mogul who might or ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:50:12 AM
By FRAZIER MOORE
AP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) -- Wherever she was, Natascha McElhone's ears must have been burning thanks to Kiefer Sutherland, who stars as her devoted husband and the inadvertent president of the United States in ABC's ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:50:10 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 12-18. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.
1. NFL Football: Green Bay at Minnesota, NBC, 22.75 million.
2. "NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 16.74 million.
3. NFL F ...
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:50:08 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 12-year-old singing sensation Grace VanderWaal's $1 million prize capped a successful season for summer's favorite television show, "America's Got Talent," and helped NBC to victory last week in the television ratings.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 9:50:06 AM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the world's most tabloid headline-generating romance before morphing into a glamorous engine of family and philanthropy.
Jolie Pitt, 41, ci ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 9:43:24 AM
By ROBERT LLOYD
Los Angeles Times
Kevin Can Wait
CBS, 8:30 p.m.
Kevin James stays in his comfort zone, as he takes his 21st century Ralph Kramden out for another multi-camera spin. Here he's a newly retired policeman who can't g ...
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 9:43:14 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jim Carrey says a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estranged husband of his ex-girlfriend is a heartless attempt to exploit him and vowed to fight the case.
Mark Burton of Portland sued Carrey in Los Angeles Superior Court on ...
Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2016 10:28:59 AM
By DAVID BAUDER
AP Television Writer
The Emmy Awards had its share of surprises, sure things and Donald Trump jokes. One consistent theme was the continued creative erosion at the top broadcast networks, now merely an afterthought on televisio ...
Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2016 10:29:06 AM
NEW YORK -- A look at some memorable moments at the Emmy Awards:
A GOOD SHIFT
Jimmy Kimmel, who first hosted a pedestrian Emmys in 2012, came back and did much better -- relaxed, sarcastic without being mean, and quick on his feet. He made fun of ...
Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2016 9:05:02 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- "Blair Witch," "Bridget Jones's Baby" and "Snowden" didn't ground "Sully" at the weekend box office.
The Warner Bros. dramatization of the Miracle on the Hudson directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks as Captain Chesle ...
Last Updated: Monday, September 19, 2016 9:04:42 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Charmian Carr, the actress best known for sweetly portraying the eldest von Trapp daughter in Rogers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," has died. She was 73.
Carr died Saturday of complications from a rare form of dementi ...
Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2016 4:09:16 AM
By CHUCK BARNEY
East Bay Times
DON'T MISS: The 68th Emmy Awards -- Jimmy Kimmel is our host for TV's biggest bash -- a time when the industry celebrates its "art" while conveniently overlooking the fact that it subjected us to clunkers like "H ...
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2016 1:03:53 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The latest TV edition of "Star Trek" is launching a few months later than planned.
Streaming service CBS All Access said Wednesday that "Star Trek: Discovery" will debut in May 2017 instead of January.
In a statement, series produ ...
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2016 8:53:44 AM
Meat Loaf, "Braver Than We Are"
The cover of "Braver Than We Are" bears two names, those of rock belter Meat Loaf and songwriter Jim Steinman.
It's a rare writer who gets his name front and center, but Steinman is unique. His blend of hard-rock h ...
Last Updated: Friday, September 16, 2016 8:53:42 AM
NBy Job Bream
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Kenny Chesney and Luke Bryan may play stadiums. But, let's face it, Blake Shelton is the biggest thing in country music right now. And it's not just because he's 6 foot 5.
Here are 13 reasons why Shel ...
Last Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2016 9:39:24 AM
By CARY DARLING
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
"Snowden," Oliver Stone's biopic about the world's most famous National Security Agency whistleblower, certainly deals with an urgent and important issue: state surveillance, and how far is too far for ...
Last Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2016 9:39:19 AM
By RICK BENTLEY
The Fresno Bee
You can be scared on purpose with one of Sept. 13th's new releases or see how scary bad a production can be with another.
"The Conjuring 2," 3.5 out of 4 stars: Although he made his first mark with "Saw" -- a f ...
Last Updated: Thursday, September 15, 2016 9:38:10 AM
By LYNN ELBER
AP Television Writer
LOS ANGELES -- Please excuse the excuses, but my Emmy predictions are resting uneasily on shifting ground.
The reason for the caginess: This year, the TV academy ditched a consensus approach in which nomine ...