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Mary Poppins Returns Set for March Home Video Release

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Mary Poppins Returns set for March home video release After a triumphant box-office run and a handful of Oscar nominations, Mary Poppins Returns will arrive into homes instantly on Digital and Movies Anywhere starting on March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 19. Set in 1930s Depression-era London (the time period of the original novels), Mary Poppins Returns stars Emily Blunt as the eponymous nanny, and is drawn from the wealth of material in P.L. Travers’ ad...
Tags: London, Movies, Meryl Streep, Oscar, Rob Marshall, Angela Lansbury, Ben Whishaw, Blu-ray, Emily Blunt, Dick Van Dyke, Dawes, Mary, Lin Manuel Miranda, Mary Poppins, Bert, Peregrine

Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie lead Brit Awards nominations

LONDON (AP) — Home-grown talents Dua Lipa, Anne-Marie and George Ezra lead nominations for the U.K. music industry’s Brit Awards , set to be handed out at a ceremony featuring performances by “The Greatest Showman” star Hugh Jackman and DJ Calvin Harris. Lipa, whose star status was cemented with two Grammy awards earlier this month, […]
Tags: London, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Hugh Jackman, George Ezra, Dua Lipa Anne Marie, DJ Calvin Harris Lipa

Johnnie Walker’s Rock Show extended at Radio 2

BBC Radio 2’s The Rock Show with Johnnie Walker has been extended to a year-round programme in the latest schedule update at the station. The show is currently presented by Huey Morgan but Johnnie will return to the station in the spring, produced by Liz Barnes for Wisebuddah, every Saturday night from 8-9pm. In other upcoming highlights at the station: Friday Night is Music Night features Michael Bolton in concert, celebrates David Bowie and comes live from the Cheltenham Jazz Festival Jame...
Tags: UK, London, Top, Tel Aviv, Radio, David Bowie, Cornwall, Graham, Chris Evans, Graham Norton, Music Radio, Ken, BBC Radio, Elaine Paige, Tel Aviv Israel, James Morrison

Pat Sharp joins Greatest Hits Radio weekends

Pat Sharp is to host a weekend show on the Greatest Hits Radio network. Pat will be on-air each Saturday morning from 10am till 1pm and include the current station feature, the Top 10 at 10 – a segment Pat previously hosted at Capital FM in the late 80s and 90s. Legendary broadcaster Pat Sharp's going to host a weekly show on Greatest Hits Radio. It'll be on Saturdays from 10am-1pm – it launches this Saturday and will feature the top 10 at 10. pic.twitter.com/BcFKM4RvHP — Greatest H...
Tags: London, Top, People, Radio, Pat, Bauer, Mark Matthews, Personalities, Pat Sharp, Andy Ashton, Greatest Hits Radio

New Blu-ray Releases: ‘A Star Is Born’, ‘Widows’, ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Sisters Brothers’, ‘Robin Hood’

This week’s Blu-ray round-up features not one, but two highly underrated films from 2018 – a heist flick and a Western. You’ll also find a big Hollywood musical, two very different Disney films, and yet another reboot of Robin Hood. These are the new Blu-ray releases and their special features you should check out this week and beyond. A Star Is Born Back in September of 2018, when I saw A Star Is Born at TIFF, there was already a firm narrative in place that this musical remake was goi...
Tags: London, Movies, Drama, Western, Robin-Hood, Features, Chicago, Animation, Maine, Bradley Cooper, Sequels, Adaptation, Lady Gaga, Little Mermaid, The Little Mermaid, Steve McQueen

The Rock Calls ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ His Most Challenging Film

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been a part of some intense productions over the course of his career, but according to him, the upcoming Fast and Furious spin-off Hobbs & Shaw is “easily the most challenging film” that he’s ever produced and starred in. Take a look at a new Hobbs & Shaw wrap photo and a video from Johnson’s Instagram below, and join us as we compare what we know about this movie to the other films Johnson has produced and starred in. The Rock’s Instagram account is a strange t...
Tags: London, Movies, Instagram, America, Los Angeles, Sequels, Hobbs, Universal, Johnson, Chernobyl, Shaw, Samoa, Diplomatic Security Service, Dwayne The Rock Johnson, David Leitch, Mahalo

KISS and Hits Radio join up for BRIT Awards show

KISS and Hits Radio will be broadcasting live from the BRITs this year with presenters from both networking joining together for a special show. ‘Live at the BRITs’ returns as a three hour show broadcast from 7-10pm on Wednesday evening. Hits Radio’s Sarah Jane Crawford and KISS’ new signing Tyler West will join to host the programme that will feature interviews with some of the event’s performers and nominees, as well as the biggest tracks from this year’s BRIT nominees. The show is sponsor...
Tags: UK, London, Top, Radio, Kiss, Programmes, Mastercard, Jack Whitehall, Bauer, Tyler, Sarah-Jane Crawford, Station News, Heat Radio, Bauer Radio, Hits Radio, Tyler West

Anthea Turner joins Scala Radio weekend line-up

Bauer has confirmed the full presenting line-up for its new classical music station Scala Radio, with Anthea Turner, Alexis Ffrench, Luci Holland, Faye Treacy and Hannah Cox added to the schedule. They join names previously announced including Charles Nove at breakfast, Simon Mayo on mid-mornings, Sam Hughes on afternoons and Mark Forrest on drive. Hannah Cox from Magic will present the 10pm to 1am weeknight slot, with ‘classical music inspired love stories’. Evenings 7-9pm will begin with a ...
Tags: London, Top, Bbc, People, Radio, Magic, Edinburgh, LBC, Chris Rogers, Chris, Jamie, Bauer, Chopin, BBC Radio Stoke, Anthea Turner, Hannah Cox

Medusa Touching the Algorithm

One of the obnoxious things about modern streaming services is how difficult they make discovery. To be fair, it's not an easy problem to solve. If you have many thousands options on your platform, there's only so many ways to traverse the landscape, and it's an easy decision to just fall back on "popularity" as the final arbiter. Novelty junkies and film obsessives really only make up a tiny proportion of a given service's audience, so that often works well enough. On the other hand, the notio...
Tags: Amazon, London, Jennifer Lawrence, Movies, Russia, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Disney, Bette Davis, Netflix, Royal Family, Michael Caine, Cia, Hulu, Richard Burton, Martin Sheen

Daniah De Villiers in US Trailer for Adventure 'Mia and the White Lion'

"I'm going to get you to somewhere safe… and then you'll be free." A new official US trailer has debuted for the charming adventure Mia and the White Lion, which was first released last year in France under the title Mia et le lion blanc - since it's made by a French filmmaker, though the dialogue is mostly in English. The story is about a young girl from London who moves to Africa with her parents where she befriends a white lion cub. After the lion grows up, she decides to set out on a jou...
Tags: London, Movies, Trailer, France, Africa, US, South Africa, Mia, Charlie, Indies, White Lion, To Watch, Daniah De Villiers, Brandon Auret, Welgedacht Reserve

Beckham family out in force at London Fashion Week

LONDON (AP) — Victoria Beckham doesn’t need celebrities at her fashion shows — her A-list family provides more than enough star power. The designer’s soccer superstar husband David and all their four children turned up as guests of honor Sunday to support her London Fashion Week show, squeezing in the front row next to American […]
Tags: London, News, Entertainment, Ap, David, Victoria Beckham, Beckham, London Fashion Week

TV Bits: ‘Knightfall’, ‘Talent’, ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’, ‘Into the Badlands’, ‘The Son’, ‘Luther’, ‘Project Blue Book’, ‘The Crown’

In this edition of TV Bits: Watch a trailer for Knightfall season 2. The creator of Justified is developing Talent for Fox. Josh Duhamel joins the cast of the Mark Millar series Jupiter’s Legacy. AMC has cancelled Into the Badlands and The Son. Luther season 5 premieres on the BBC America in June. Project Blue Book renewed for season 2. The Crown pay gap made Netflix reconfigure their talent salaries. The second season of Knightfall, History Channel’s answer to Game of Thrones, now has ...
Tags: Hbo, UK, Texas, London, Television, Movies, Drama, Amc, America, Fox, Netflix, Adaptation, Union, Idris Elba, Luther, Jupiter

New Star Wars: Episode IX Trio Photo as Production Wraps!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Star Wars: Episode IX trio photo as production wraps! Today marks an important day in Star Wars history as the ninth and final installment in the main Star Wars Saga films wrapped principal photography, with a special photo of Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar Issac released by director J.J. Abrams to mark the occasion. Check out the full photo of the main Episode IX trio in the gallery below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gp...
Tags: Star Wars, London, Movies, Carrie Fisher, John Williams, Matt Smith, J J Abrams, Billy Dee Williams, Leia Organa, Abrams, Skywalker, Keri Russell, Billie Lourd, Lando Calrissian, Pinewood Studios, ComingSoon

Penny Dreadful Sequel Series Adds Jessica Garza and Johnathan Nieves

Penny Dreadful sequel series adds Jessica Garza and Johnathan Nieves The upcoming horror sequel series, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels has expanded its cast with the additions of The Purge vet Jessica Garza and New Amsterdam‘s Johnathan Nieves in series regular roles. Deadline first reported the news. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd....
Tags: TV, London, Movies, Horror, Los Angeles, Showtime, TV News, Lapd, Vega, Miller, City Of Angels, Logan, Penny Dreadful, Garza, John Logan, New Amsterdam

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, Feb. 15-22

    Lynne Fearman’s ‘Purple Haze.’ Fearman demonstrates her oil painting techniques on Feb. 18 at a meeting of the Santa Clarita Artists Association in Santa Clarita. (Photo courtesy of Lynne Fearman)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS     Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, an...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Homeless, Lunar New Year, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN

Check Out the Trailer For ‘Oil In The Blood,’ A Film About Custom Motorcycles

Get Your Fix of Beautiful Customs Custom motorcycles are intoxicatingly beautiful works of art that also happen to provide some of the most fun you can have on two wheels. Now there’s a feature film called Oil In The Blood. The film premiered at the One Moto Show in Portland, Oregon, earlier this month. You can check out the trailer below. After watching the trailer, all I want to do is go out in my shed and build the world’s most badass custom bike. The documentary film features plenty of big ...
Tags: London, Movie, Motorcycles, Portland Oregon, Motorcycle News, Custom Motorcycles, Gareth Maxwell Roberts, Oil In The Blood, Beautiful Customs Custom

‘Small Island’ author Andrea Levy dies of cancer aged 62

LONDON (AP) — Prize-winning novelist Andrea Levy has died after suffering from cancer in recent years. She was 62. Georgina Moore of Tinder Press said Levy died Thursday after having been “ill for some time.” Levy was best known for her novel “Small Island” about the Windrush generation of immigrants that came to Britain from […]
Tags: London, News, Entertainment, Ap, Britain, Nation, Levy, Andrea Levy, Tinder Press, Georgina Moore

‘Paddington’ Animated Series Will Have Ben Whishaw Reprising the Voice of Everyone’s Favorite Marmalade-Loving Bear

In this cold, bleak world, there’s only one thing that seemingly brings everyone together: the Paddington franchise. The good-hearted series has introduced the marmalade-loving bear to a whole new generation, while offering a bold suggestion: be nice to others. Crazy, I know! While we wait for Paddington 3, here’s some good news: there’s a Paddington animated series on the way, and Paddington himself – aka Ben Whishaw – will be reprising his role as the voice of the very polite bear. Accordi...
Tags: London, Movies, Paddington, Nicole Kidman, Animation, Ben Whishaw, King, Lucy, Colin Firth, Nickelodeon, Hugh Grant, Firth, Whishaw, Heyman, Paul King, Voice of Everyone

Prince Philip won’t be charged in UK car crash

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip won’t face charges in connection with a car collision that left two women injured, British prosecutors said Thursday. The decision came just days after Buckingham Palace said the 97-year-old royal would stop driving. The husband of Queen Elizabeth II was driving a Land Rover near the royal family’s Sandringham estate in […]
Tags: UK, London, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Buckingham Palace, Sandringham, Elizabeth Ii, Philip

Scrutiny, family woes pile pressure on pregnant Meghan

LONDON (AP) — When Meghan Markle became engaged to Prince Harry, the American TV star seemed to charm everyone she met. She and Harry toured Britain to adoring crowds, and she pledged to hit the ground running once she officially joined the royal circle. Britain’s rambunctious, royal-obsessed press praised her as something different, a fresh […]
Tags: London, News, Entertainment, Ap, Britain, Nation, Harry, Meghan, MEGHAN MARKLE

‘Pavarotti’ Trailer: Ron Howard Wants to Take You to the Opera

Ron Howard is leaving Star Wars behind and heading to the opera. The filmmaker’s latest is the documentary Pavarotti, focusing on the opera singer who became one of the most successful tenors of all time, Luciano Pavarotti. The doc will feature both classic performances from the late tenor, as well as never-before-seen footage. Watch the Pavarotti trailer below. Pavarotti Trailer In a bit of career whiplashing, Ron Howard’s first Solo: A Star Wars Story follow-up is a documentary about...
Tags: Hope, London, Movies, Documentary, Jay Z, America, Movie Trailers, Jay, Beatles, Ron-Howard, Howard, Pavarotti, Luciano Pavarotti

The Atlas of Beauty : 500 Portraits Photography Book Review

The Atlas of Beauty features stunning and mesmerizing portraits taken by Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc, who spent 6 years on the road documenting portraits of some 500 women from over 50 countries. Noroc’s colorful and moving portraits feature women in their local communities, ranging from the Amazon rainforest to London city streets, and from markets in India to parks in Harlem, visually juxtaposing the varied physical and social worlds these women inhabit. Besides the wonderful photog...
Tags: Amazon, Photography, London, India, Book Reviews, Fashion photography, Anime, Portraits, Harlem, Amazon UK, Mihaela Noroc, Noroc, Photography Book, Amazon Japan, Art Book Review, Monica Belluci

Review: ‘All About Eve’ Gets the Vampire Treatment from Ivo van Hove

This London adaptation of the Oscar-winning satire, starring a misused Gillian Anderson and Lily James, is like a horror movie without a pulse.
Tags: London, Movies, News, Gillian Anderson, Theater, Ivo van Hove, Anderson, James, Lily, Lily James, Monica, Gillian, Ivo, Van Hove, Dolan, Joseph L

London knife crime: 'I don't know how many people I've stabbed'

Robert Bragg, 26, tells Radio 1 Newsbeat he believes tougher sentences would prevent knife crime.
Tags: UK, London, News, Radio, Newsbeat, Robert Bragg

Global Awards hosts return for second year

Heart’s Rochelle Humes, Capital Breakfast’s Roman Kemp and Classic FM and Smooth presenter Myleene Klass will host The Global Awards once again this year. The ceremony takes place at London’s Eventim Apollo Hammersmith on Thursday March 7th featuring performances from Mark Ronson, Little Mix, Lang Lang, Blossoms, Mabel, Anne-Marie and more. The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk will recognise the best in music, news and entertainment and the award categories reflect the music, programmes and...
Tags: London, Awards, Global, Radio, Myleene Klass, Myleene, Florence, Music News, Metro, Lang Lang, Cardi, Rochelle Humes, Roman Kemp, Eventim Apollo Hammersmith, Rochelle Humes Capital Breakfast, Mark Ronson Little Mix Lang Lang Blossoms

New Release Review - THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING

A London schoolboy discovers the magical sword Excalibur. Read more >>> [Author: TheMovieWaffler.com]
Tags: London, Movies, New Releases, By Eric Hillis, TheMovieWaffler.com

This Video of a Girl's Grandpa Doing Her Makeup Is the Most Wholesome Thing on the Internet

Pure. Endearing. Downright adorable. There truly aren't enough words in the dictionary to describe what I'm about to show you. London-based vlogger Megan Margot recently shared a video in which her grandfather does her makeup from start to finish, and the entire montage deserves a spot in the Wholesome Content Hall of Fame. In the video, Margot's granddad begins by using his fingers to smear foundation all over her face while exclaiming, "That looks good actually!" (Editor's note: it do...
Tags: London, Makeup, Grandparents, Beauty, Humor, John Mayer, Megan, Margot, Makeup Tutorials, Megan Margot

Neighbors of London’s Tate Modern gallery lose privacy fight

LONDON (AP) — Neighbors of London’s Tate Modern have lost a legal fight to force the art gallery to close a viewing platform that gives visitors a view into their homes. Owners of four apartments in the Neo Bankside apartment complex sought to force the gallery to block off part of the 10th-floor terrace, which […]
Tags: London, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Tate Modern

First Look at Jack Bannon as a Young Alfred Pennyworth!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW First look at Jack Bannon as a young Alfred Pennyworth! Epix has debute your first look at actor Jack Bannon as a young Alfred Pennyworth in the upcoming Batman prequel series Pennyworth. The new series that follows Bruce Wayne’s loyal butler Alfred, years before Bruce was ever born. Check out the photo in the gallery below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[...
Tags: UK, TV, London, Movies, Rome, Gotham, TV News, Bruce Wayne, CSI, Sas, Alfred, Bruce, ComingSoon, Bob Kane, Alfred Pennyworth, Bruno Heller

AMC Announces New and Returning Series for 2019

AMC announces new and returning series for 2019 Though AMC might be ending both Into the Badlands and The Son this year, there are a host of new shows premiering and returning to round out its own schedule, as well as its affiliates BBC America and IFC. On AMC proper, the horror series The Terror will return for an all-new cast and story for its second season. The whimsical Lodge 49 is also slated to return for another round. They’ll be joined by Jason Segal’s new series Dispatches from Else...
Tags: TV, London, Movies, Amc, Doctor Who, America, Bbc, Ifc, TV News, BAFTA, Sherman, Matt Berry, ComingSoon, TV Premiere Dates, Jason Segal, The Terror

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