The Oscars took place last Sunday, and the big news for Asian America was that “Big Hero 6” w0n for Best Animated Feature. The Disney hit follows a teenage robotics expert Hiro (voiced by Ryan Potter) and his adventures with his big brother Tadashi (Daniel Henney), his big white robot Baymax and his group of […]
Nowadays, it’s an event when Hollywood makes a musical, but it used to be part of the standard movie menu. Here are two of the best that you can see this month.
By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – Remember that disastrous Academy Awards show back in February? Well, it wasn’t James Franco’s fault that he was a lousy host. In fact, he didn’t even want the gig and acted dull on purpose. Four months after a brief Twitter-fueled tiff in which he criticized Oscar writer Bruce […]
By MARK KENNEDY, AP Drama Writer NEW YORK – There’s something wicked about Tuesday. In a strange convergence of events, “For Good,” a song composer Stephen Schwartz wrote for the hit Broadway musical “Wicked,” will be heard during two high-profile goodbyes: the season finale of the TV show “Glee” and the second-to-last airing of “The […]
By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES Katy Perry dripping with green slime. Jack Black, in his underpants, shooting fireworks from his crotch. Sacha Baron Cohen‘s alter-ego, Bruno, landing his bare backside on Eminem‘s face. These sure aren’t Oscar moments. MTV Networks – which include Nickelodeon, Spike, Comedy Central and VH1 – specialize in […]
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press Writer RANCHOS DE TAOS, N.M. — Jack Nicholson and Val Kilmer were among the actors who joined dozens of Dennis Hopper‘s relatives, friends and Taos locals to remember the two-time Oscar nominee at a memorial Mass on Wednesday in New Mexico. Hopper’s simple wooden coffin was ushered into the […]
NEW YORK Sandra Bullock has filed for divorce from her husband, Jesse James, and is adopting a baby boy as a single parent, a story posted Wednesday on People magazine’s website said. “Yes, I have filed for divorce,” the 45-year-old Oscar-winning actress said in an interview. “I’m sad and I am scared.” Bullock and James, […]
By ANTHONY McCARTNEY AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES — Jesse James is a “a broken man” and is hoping that rehab and some privacy will help him recover and save his marriage to Sandra Bullock, his friend and attorney said. Joe Yanny told The Associated Press that allegations of marital infidelity against James and the […]
By JAY ALABASTER Associated Press Writer TAIJI, Japan — ‘Heroes‘ star Hayden Panettiere and her boyfriend, world champion boxer Wladimir Klitschko, received a chilly reception Friday in the Japanese fishing village of Taiji, where they called for an end to its annual dolphin hunt. Panettiere said she would “love to be a spokesperson” for the […]
Actress Amy Adams attends the 2009 Oscar Nominees Luncheon held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel this afternoon in Beverly Hills.