Month: May 2018

Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz sat with The Hollywood Reporter senior film writer Tatiana Siegel on Wednesday to discuss their hit — but divisive — Israeli wartime thriller at the latest TV Talks panel at New York’s 92nd Street Y. Going into the second-season release of Fauda on Netflix last week, the foreign-language Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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Governors who are vacating their seats include Tom Hanks (who has termed out) and Kathleen Kennedy and Michael Mann (who are both not seeking re-election). Some added star power may be coming to the Academy’s board of governors. Oscar-winning actress Brie Larson (Room) and screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), Oscar-nominated actress Meg Ryan, Get Out producer Jason Blum, Sony Classics
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Melody Herzfeld — of Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — is being recognized for demonstrating resilience through art in the wake of February’s mass shooting. The Tony Awards announced Thursday that Melody Herzfeld of Parkland, Fla., has been named the fourth recipient of the excellence in theatre education award. Herzfeld, the drama teacher at
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Elsewhere, Johnny Knoxville’s latest comedy ‘Action Point’ is DOA. Disney and Lucasfilm’s Solo: A Star Wars Story isn’t finding much relief in its second weekend of play at the box office, where it may not come close to approaching $30 million for the Friday-Sunday stretch, according to early estimates. Some box-office observers show the standalone
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A trio of smaller films open opposite the ‘Star Wars’ spinoff and ‘Deadpool 2’ — Shailene Woodley’s lost-at-sea drama ‘Adrift,’ Johnny Knoxvilles’s comedy ‘Action Point’ and genre pic ‘Upgrade.’ May tentpoles Solo: A Star Wars Story and Deadpool 2 will easily dominate what’s expected to be a quiet post-Memorial Day box office. All eyes will
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The lead actress in a musical nominee shares what she most admires about her character, along with audience reactions underscoring the show’s theme that “people are people.” Before each performance of The Band’s Visit, Katrina Lenk practices a little self-induced amnesia. She started with the show in early workshops, before performing in its acclaimed 2016
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The filmmaker behind ‘Whitney: Can I Be Me,’ along with documentarians behind other specials about stars including Jim Carrey, Garry Shandling and Eric Clapton, reveal the complicated individuals living within larger-than-life figures. Who is Jim Carrey, really? That’s a question that Chris Smith’s documentary Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond — Featuring a Very Special,
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The late-night host and ‘Bachelor’ superfan predicts Becca Kufrin will pick Garrett Yrigoyen “until she finds out about all the terrible stuff he posted online [and] then they will break up.” With another season of The Bachelorette comes another round of predictions from superfan Jimmy Kimmel, aka Rosetradamus. The late-night host continued his franchise tradition of
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The first visible evidence of this decision will be the absence of the show and its talent Sunday from a TV Academy showcase of several ABC programs, for which it had previously been scheduled to be included. Does ABC’s decision to cancel Roseanne, in the wake of a racist tweet Tuesday morning by executive producer/star
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[This story contains spoilers for season two, episode six of HBO’s Westworld, “Phase Space.”] As Carol Anne Freeling might intone: “He’s back!” In truth, Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) never truly died. Like so many composers before him, he simply became music. The transformation from corporeal creature into something significantly more ethereal became official and pronounced
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With Bernard now “inside,” the first look at “Les Ecorches” puts him in the dark. [This story contains spoilers through season two, episode six of HBO’s Westworld, “Phase Space.”] “When you’ve been in the dark this long enough, you begin to see.” For an entire season, HBO’s Westworld hinged on hosts operating in narrative loops, utterly unconscious
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