NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” made a rare departure from its comedic opening to pay tribute to the children and adults killed at a Connecticut elementary school. Not known for treating anything seriously or tenderly, the show made a fitting exception during the first moments of its show Saturday. Rather than the usual […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The cartoony post-apocalyptic shoot-’em-up sequel “Borderlands 2” and the stealthy first-person game “Dishonored” were among the early winners at the Spike Video Game Awards on Friday. “Borderlands 2” was picked as best shooter and multiplayer game, while “Dishonored” was awarded with the best action-adventure game trophy at the gaming extravaganza. The […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More A-listers have signed on to support the third Stand Up to Cancer telethon. Organizers say Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Justin Timberlake, Sofia Vergara, and Olympic gold medalists Gabrielle Douglas and Missy Franklin will participate in the hour-long TV special. It is set to air Friday on ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox […]
An A-list cast of celebrities is joining a telethon to raise money and awareness to fight cancer.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Somebody better bring the bleep button into the shop for a tune-up: Samuel L. Jackson is hosting this year’s BET Awards. The “Snakes on a Plane” star’s hosting gig was revealed Tuesday by the network, along with nominees for this year’s event. Past hosts for the ceremony, which was launched in […]
Samuel L. Jackson described George Lucas as “the man, the myth, the vanguard” as he presented the filmmaker with the Vanguard Award at the NAACP Image Awards Friday night.
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Robin Williams, Samuel L. Jackson and Brendan Fraser have signed on as hosts for Discovery Channel’s upcoming series “Curiosity,” the cable outlet announced at the Television Critics Assn. press tour on Friday. The series, which premieres August 7 at 8 p.m., will explore various mysteries. Williams will delve […]
By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — A college professor distraught about his life and the state of the world hurls himself in front of a subway train. He is rescued by a born-again ex-convict. We don’t witness this event. “The Sunset Limited” takes place wholly in the rescuer’s one-room tenement apartment, where he has brought […]
Here’s what you’ve got to choose from in your local multiplex this weekend. The big release is the latest Will Ferrell comedy The Other Guys, but you can also watch in-your-face dance moves with Step Up 3-D. If you’re lucky enough to live in selected cities, you can also check out a new drama from […]
Hot on the heels of Marvel Studios’ big panel at Comic-Con announcing that Jeremy Renner has joined the premiere superhero team as the cocky archer Hawkeye, that Mark Ruffalo will be stepping into the purple pants of the Incredible Hulk and that nerd hero Joss Whedon will officially be directing The Avengers film comes news […]