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Charley Pride is in the spotlight with upcoming TV specials

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. PRIDE’S STORY Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star’s life. The project has been […]
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Nation, Television Critics Association, Pasadena Calif, Charley Pride, Terrence Howard Charley Pride


Detained asylum-seeker wins Australia’s top literary prize

The prestigious award, selected from a short list of winners in other categories, grants the winning author 125,000 Australian dollars (about $90,000) and counts the country’s most prominent writers among its recipients.
Tags: Books, News, Entertainment, Australia, World, Nation, Nation & World


First Trailer for Mysterious Thriller 'The Wedding Guest' with Dev Patel

"Do you know who sent me?" IFC Films has debuted the first official trailer for The Wedding Guest, the latest film from director Michael Winterbottom (The Road to Guantanamo, A Mighty Heart, The Killer Inside Me, The Look of Love). This adventure thriller follows a mysterious British Muslim man, played by Dev Patel, on his journey across Pakistan and India. He's heading to Pakistan to attend a wedding – armed with duct tape, a shotgun, and a plan to kidnap the bride-to-be. This looks like a ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, India, Pakistan, Ifc, Dev Patel, Indies, Michael Winterbottom, The Road, To Watch, Sidhu Manpreet


Cardi B declined Super Bowl halftime with ‘mixed feelings’

ATLANTA (AP) — Cardi B said she received an offer to perform at the Super Bowl, but struggled with the decision to turn down the lucrative opportunity in support of ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick. The Grammy-nominated rapper told The Associated Press on Friday evening that she had “mixed feelings” after she declined to take the […]
Tags: News, Entertainment, Sports, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Atlanta, Ap, Nation, Associated Press, Cardi B, Cardi


First Trailer for Adventure Thriller 'The Wedding Guest' with Dev Patel

"Do you know who sent me?" IFC Films has debuted the first official trailer for The Wedding Guest, the latest film from director Michael Winterbottom (The Road to Guantanamo, A Mighty Heart, The Killer Inside Me, The Look of Love). This adventure thriller follows a mysterious British Muslim man, played by Dev Patel, on his journey across Pakistan and India. He's heading to Pakistan to attend a wedding – armed with duct tape, a shotgun, and a plan to kidnap the bride-to-be. This looks like a ...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, India, Pakistan, Ifc, Dev Patel, Indies, Michael Winterbottom, The Road, To Watch, Sidhu Manpreet


Date A Live III Episode 4 Impression

On this episode, Shidou is forced to take care of the spirit children. Meanwhile, Natsumi adds more mayhem on Shidou's situation. Oh man, I was laughing hard and somewhat got mixed feelings on this plot continuation because all of the spirits became a loli. In other words, it was a loli fan service. But, Yoshino didn't change much since her appearance has been a child's. Also, there was another cool action scene for Natsumi. Now how will Shidou be able to seal Natsumi's power? I really can't wai...
Tags: Anime, Natsumi, Yoshino, Shidou, Natsumi Now


Richmond's RVA's latest comics column

RVA Comics X-Change: Issue 11 Ash Griffith | January 22, 2019 https://rvamag.com/art/zines-books/rva-comics-x-change-issue-11.html [Author: Mike Rhode]
Tags: Comics, Richmond, Mike Rhode


Feature Presentations #6 (Moby Dick) - Wally Wood cover

Wally Wood Feature Presentations v1 #6 featuring Moby Dick, 1950 - Though not the first comic book adaptation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, it is among the most memorable due to Wally Wood's dynamic cover. Captain Ahab's slightly askew face forcefully conveys his obsession with the whale (mis-colored in grey). This montage contains all the pertinent story elements, with the exception of the [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Dick, Herman Melville, Ahab, Ted Ignacio, Wally Wood, Dick Wally Wood


Film details new research on evolution of whales, elephants

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Origin stories aren’t just for comic-book superheroes, as a documentary about the evolution of animals including elephants and whales intends to show. The two-hour film will highlight the work of leading scientists worldwide and showcase “spectacular new breakthroughs in evolutionary history,” PBS programming executive Bill Gardner said in a statement. Crocodiles […]
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Pbs, Pasadena Calif, Bill Gardner


Sankaku App 3.1 – Calm Before The Storm Edition

Probably the last release of the official Android app before the launch of some as yet unannounced top secret features is finally here – 3.1 brings both essential maintenance and bug fixes, as well as a number of nice usability enhancements. Prisoners of Google’s increasingly hostile panopticon OS are also advised that Android’s support for […]
Tags: Google, Internet, Smartphones, Anime, Announcements, Sankaku Channel, Sankaku Complex, Sankaku App


Seinfeld sued over sale of Porsche alleged to be fake

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Seinfeld has been sued by a company claiming it bought the comedian’s 1958 Porsche for $1.5 million only to discover it was a fake. Fica Frio Limited’s lawsuit was filed in Manhattan federal court Friday against a comic known for his love of vintage cars. Seinfeld mixes his affection for […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Porsche, Manhattan, Jerry Seinfeld, Seinfeld


Lil Jon, Misa Hylton, Keri Hilson, Safaree & More Attend MCM x Wilson Event in Atlanta… (PHOTOS)

The Super Bowl party train continues in Atlanta as Luxury brand, MCM, hosted day one of an exclusive two-day VIP shopping event at their Lenox Square location earlier today (Feb 1). Top music and fashion figures gathered to celebrate Super Bowl LIII with limited edition MCM x Wilson Official NFL Footballs. Guests included: Lil Jon, Safaree Samuels, Keri Hilson, Misa Hylton, Drumma Boy, Don Benjamin and many more! Photos below… (more…) Related Posts Keri Hilson Wants You To Know She’s Nev...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Young, Lil Jon, Keri Hilson, Lenox Square, Atlanta Gossip, MCM, Drumma Boy, Don Benjamin, Atlanta Events, Misa Hylton Brim


Lil Jon, Keri Hilson, Misa Hylton, Safaree & More Attend MCM x Wilson Event in Atlanta… (PHOTOS)

The Super Bowl party train continues in Atlanta as Luxury brand, MCM, hosted day one of an exclusive two-day VIP shopping event at their Lenox Square location earlier today (Feb 1). Top music and fashion figures gathered to celebrate Super Bowl LIII with limited edition MCM x Wilson Official NFL Footballs. Guests included: Lil Jon, Safaree Samuels, Keri Hilson, Misa Hylton, Drumma Boy, Don Benjamin and many more! Photos below… (more…) Related Posts Keri Hilson Wants You To Know She’s Nev...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Super Bowl, Justin Timberlake, Andrew Young, Lil Jon, Keri Hilson, Lenox Square, Atlanta Gossip, MCM, Drumma Boy, Don Benjamin, Atlanta Events, Misa Hylton Brim, Super Bowl 53


Metal Slug XX Shoots onto Steam

SNK’s legendary run-and-gun side-scroller Metal Slug has once again appeared on Steam in the form of Metal Slug XX. An overview of the port via Steam: METAL SLUG XX blasts off on Steam! METAL SLUG XX was originally released on PlayStation®Portable in 2009 and PlayStation®4 in 2018 as part of the classic 2D run-and-gun action […]
Tags: Games, Trailer, Steam, Anime, Pc Gaming, Metal Slug, SNK


Trailer Roundup: ‘Run the Race’, ‘The Golem’, ‘Wild Rose’, ‘Maiden’, ‘Out Of Blue’ and More

Worried that trailers for some smaller films might have fallen through the cracks? Worry no more! The following trailer roundup gathers together the odds and ends of the movie preview world, and brings them together in one convenient location. Talk about a deal! Indie comedies, documentaries, biopics, horror and more all await you below. Run the Race In Run the Race, “two desperate brothers sacrifice today for a better tomorrow. Reeling from his mother’s death and his father’s abandonme...
Tags: Comedy, Tim Tebow, Movies, Salma Hayek, Documentary, Horror, David, Paris, Tracy, New Orleans, Glasgow, Nashville, Movie Trailers, Ralph Fiennes, Patricia Clarkson, Alec Baldwin


Daily Podcast: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Is One Step Closer To A ‘Fast & Furious’ Movie In Space; Oscars, David Bowie, Umbrella Academy, Frankenstein, Hulu

On the February 1, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor in chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Oscars, David Bowie, Umbrella Academy, Frankenstein , Hulu and Hobbs & Shaw . You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes , Google Play , Overcast , Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). On The Site: HT’s ‘Miss Bala’ Revie...
Tags: Movies, David Bowie, Cbs, Hobbs, Gina Rodriguez, Chris, Shaw, Bala, Peter Sciretta, Hoai Tran Bui, Chris Evangelista, Umbrella Academy, Film Daily Podcast, Sam Hume, Hobbs Shaw, Ziggy Stardust Johnny Flynn


‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Back On, Adds Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and More to Cast

Last we heard, Aaron Sorkin‘s The Trial of the Chicago 7 was on hold so Sorkin could devote more time to his To Kill a Mockingbird stage production. Now, the film appears to be back on, and adding even more cast members. Sacha Baron Cohen and Eddie Redmayne were previously announced, and now they’re joined by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Alex Sharp, and more. The film is based on the true story of the 1969 trial in which seven defendants were charged with conspiracy and other charges relat...
Tags: Movies, Drama, Casting, Aaron-Sorkin, San Francisco, Chicago, Paul Greengrass, Eddie Redmayne, Spielberg, Steven-Spielberg, Sacha-Baron-Cohen, True Story, Rick, Sorkin, Bobby Seale, Greengrass


‘The Batman’: Matt Reeves’ Initial Script Was 160 Pages Long, Studio Won’t Cast an Unknown

After months of silence, it seems like the bat’s out of the bag when it comes to director Matt Reeves‘ highly-anticipated superhero movie The Batman. Earlier this week, Reeves confirmed that his take on the Caped Crusader would be a noir-style story that focuses on Batman being the world’s greatest detective – a quality apparent to his character in the comics but one the movies have rarely touched. Now a new report says The Batman‘s initial screenplay came in at 160 pages, and with the standard...
Tags: Movies, Ben Affleck, Justice League, Batman, Warner Bros, Armie Hammer, Warner Brothers, George Miller, Reeves, Matt-Reeves, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, The Batman, Justin Kroll, Hollywood Reporter s Heat Vision


Netflix Film ‘Spiderhead’ Will Be Helmed By ‘Top Gun 2’ and ‘Tron Legacy’ Director Joseph Kosinski

Joseph Kosinski is currently directing Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick, but as soon as he’s done with that, he’s flying on over to Netflix. Kosinski has been tapped to helm Spiderhead, a sci-fi film from Deadpool and Zombieland screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. Based on a George Saunders short story, Spiderhead focuses on convicts in the near-future who agree to become test subjects for scientific experiments in exchange for reduced prison sentences. Deadline broke the news about S...
Tags: Movies, Michael Bay, Sci-fi, Netflix, Adaptation, Deadpool, Tom Cruise, George Saunders, Saunders, Zombieland, Reese, Wernick, Kosinski, Joseph-Kosinski, Rhett Reese, Spiderhead


‘Alita: Battle Angel’: Here’s How Robert Rodriguez and James Cameron Used Performance Capture on Set

James Cameron‘s experience using performance capture for 2009’s Avatar convinced him that Alita: Battle Angel would be possible, and in the ten years since, the technology has dramatically improved. 20th Century Fox has released a cool behind the scenes video about the techniques that were used on the set to capture star Rosa Salazar‘s performance in Alita, and the video is much more detailed than the typical fluff featurettes that tend to accompany studio releases like this. Alita Battle An...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, Fox, Cameron, Adaptation, James-Cameron, 20th Century Fox, Robert Rodriguez, Sin City, Video Clips, Salazar, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Behind the Scenes Footage, IDO, Alita


The Seth Rogen/Charlize Theron Comedy ‘Flarsky’ Has a New Title, Seth Rogen Explains The Change [Updated]

Update: On Twitter, Rogen has explained the reason for the title change. Our original article follows, and you can read his explanation below. For a long time, director Jonathan Levine‘s new movie was going by its original title: Flarsky. And then someone at Lionsgate realized that calling a film Flarsky is an invitation to make no money at the box office because it sounds like an off-brand medicinal soda only available in three states, so they’ve changed it. Flarsky is dead. Meet Long Shot. ...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Lionsgate, Seth-Rogen, Rogen, Jonathan Levine, Mandy Lane, Lionsgate Films, Charlize-Theron, Flarsky, Chris Evangelista, Alisha Grauso, Chris You, Long Shot, Seth Rogen Charlize Theron, Charlotte Field


Country singer Charley Pride focus of 2 PBS projects

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star’s life. The project has been discussed for about 10 years. Pride told a TV critics’ meeting on Friday that it remains a goal to have it made with Howard, who stars […]
Tags: Television, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Pbs, Howard, Pasadena Calif, Charley, Terrence Howard Charley Pride


Zillow is showing its own listings first for some users

In Phoenix and Las Vegas, Zillow appears to have tested the prioritization of its own listings above others on its website, according to an analysis by Inman.
Tags: Technology, Radio, Las Vegas, Zillow, Industry News, Phoenix, Brokerage, Zillow Homes, Ibuyers, iBuyer, Zillow Offers, Las Vegas Zillow


Adam Levine finally opened up about his controversial decision to perform at the Super Bowl this year

However, it's the Super Bowl half time show performers who have been garnering the most attention recently.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Adam Levine


Super Nintendo World Opens at Universal Studios Japan Next Year

Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa has announced via the Corporate Management Policy Briefing / Nine Months Financial Results Briefing for Fiscal Year Ending March 2019 that the new Nintendo-themed section of Universal Studios Japan will open in 2020. A predicted release date for the Super Mario Bros. animated movie has also been provided in the briefing: […]
Tags: Japan, Nintendo, Anime, Announcements, Universal Studios, Universal Studios Japan, Shuntaro Furukawa


Caroline Shaw piano concerto premiere turns classical tradition on its head

If sitting in the audience at a classical music performance sets your mind wandering to to-do lists or a cello player's haircut, you'll find the antidote in Caroline Shaw's work — and Jonathan Biss' near-convulsive piano-playing.
Tags: News, Entertainment, Classical Music, Caroline Shaw, Jonathan Biss


‘The Professor And The Madman’ Trailer: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, and Their Big Beards Write the Dictionary

Mel Gibson and Sean Penn, two actors who have said and done some unfortunate things in their pasts, star in The Professor and the Madman, a film that’s sure to not be controversial in any way. The film tells the true story of the work that went into creating the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. That may not sound like the most cinematic of stories, but there’s a lot more to the tale than you might know. Watch the Professor and the Madman trailer below. The Professor and the M...
Tags: Movies, Movie Trailers, Mel-Gibson, True Story, Sean-Penn, Gibson, Voltage Pictures, James Murray, The Professor and the Madman, Farhad Safinia, Mel Gibson Sean Penn


Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet Arriving on Switch with English Subtitles

Western barbarians hoping they’d get a chance to play Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Scarlet in the West in its uncensored Switch form have gotten some good news as Play-Asia will be selling the Asian version of the game, a release which will contain support for the English language. Play-Asia delivered the good news by […]
Tags: Asia, Games, Usa, West, English, Anime, Ps4, Tecmo Koei, Dead or Alive, Alive Xtreme, Nintendo Switch



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