Arts & Entertainment

Three film productions completed in Albuquerque

SANTA FE – New Mexico officials say three feature films completed production in the state in recent months. According to the state Film Office, the films included “Vengeance” produced by Blumhouse,...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Burt Reynolds’ remains finally find home

LOS ANGELES – Burt Reynolds finally reached his final resting place Thursday at a storied Hollywood cemetery. A small, private ceremony, with relatives taking part remotely via Zoom, was held...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Late Christopher Plummer got a rare third act in his 80s

It’s one of the great Hollywood ironies that Christopher Plummer didn’t like the film that made him a legend. He was an actor’s actor and had cut his teeth doing Shakespeare. “The Sound of Music,”...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

HBO docuseries to explore Woody Allen, Mia Farrow fallout

LOS ANGELES – A documentary series examining Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s doomed relationship and its fallout, including allegations that he sexually abused a daughter, will air on HBO. “Allen v....

DATE: Feb. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

‘Parasite’ director Bong Joon Ho to head Venice Film Festival jury

“Parasite” director Bong Joon Ho has been selected as jury president of the 78th Venice International Film Festival, organizers said Friday. The Oscar-winner will preside over seven jurors to hand...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Sundance adds Coogler-produced ‘Judas’

The Ryan Coogler-produced Fred Hampton film “Judas and the Black Messiah” will have its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival before heading to HBO Max and theaters, programmers announced Tuesday....

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Jeremy Bulloch, Boba Fett in first ‘Star Wars’ trilogy, dies

LOS ANGELES – Jeremy Bulloch, the English actor who first wore a helmet, cape and jetpack to play Boba Fett in the original “Star Wars” trilogy, died Thursday. Bulloch died at a London hospital...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Sundance Film Festival unveils slate for first virtual edition

A Questlove-directed documentary about the other major music event of the summer of 1969 and documentaries about the creators of Sesame Street and the coronavirus pandemic in China are among the 72...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

New Orleans stage and screen actor Carol Sutton dies at 76

NEW YORK – Actor Carol Sutton, a fixture on stages in her native New Orleans who built a steady career on the big and small screens, including roles in the 1989 comedy “Steel Magnolias” and the TV...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Disney unveils plans to stream a galaxy of new series, films

NEW YORK – The Walt Disney Co.’s streaming plans shifted into hyper speed Thursday, as the studio unveiled a galaxy’s worth of new streaming offerings including plans for 10 “Star Wars” series...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, who played Deebo in ‘Friday,’ dies

LOS ANGELES – Tommy “Tiny” Lister, a former wrestler who was known for his Deebo character in the “Friday” films, has died. He was 62. Lister’s manager, Cindy Cowan, said Lister was found...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

The Sundance Film Festival goes largely virtual for 2021

Leave the snow boots, parkas and glove warmers in the closet, the 2021 Sundance Film Festival is coming down from the mountain and straight to your living room. Organizers on Wednesday said that...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Film, TV and Streaming

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