Sunday, January 26, 2020
In this Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 file photo, Terry Jones arrives at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Terry Jones, a member of the Monty Python comedy troupe, has died at 77. Jones's agent says he died Tuesday Jan. 21, 2020. In a statement, his family said he died “after a long, extremely…
Four Star Films, Box Office Hits, Indies and Imports, Movies A - ZFOUR STAR FILMS Top rated movies and made-for-TV films airing the week of the week of Jan 12 - 18, 2020 Alien (1979) HBO Tues. 1:10 a.m.Aliens (1986) HBO Thur. 2:05 a.m.The Bridge (1960) TCM Mon. 1 a.m.Close Encounters of the Third Kind…
Diane Freed/Stringer and Frazer Harrison/Getty ImagesThe Backstreet Boys, then and now. Boy bands were undoubtedly at their peak in the late ’90s and early 2000s. Besides the obvious titans – Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC – there was also 98 Degrees, LMNT, Dream Street, O-Town, and even the Jonas Brothers, who made their debut in 2006.…
On a crisp Saturday night in September, a private party celebrating the “Hustlers” premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival could be marked by two halves: Before Jennifer Lopez and After Jennifer Lopez. BJL spanned 11:30 p.m. to approximately 1 a.m. People were evenly dispersed throughout the bar, enjoying a routine soirée. A place card…
Think back to a time before Baby Yoda — 2010. Social media was young, “Game of Thrones” was just a book series by a bearded man and people were adamant that food tasted better when prepared on a truck. In 2010, we also enjoyed watching awards shows. It’s true! Like struggling to imagine a world…
What working on The Graduate, Get Smart, SNL, and more taught him about making timeless humor. Buck Henry during the opening monologue at Saturday Night Live in 1975. Photo: NBC/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Buck Henry during the opening monologue at Saturday Night Live in 1975. Photo: NBC/NBCUniversal via Getty Images A shorter version of this…
Source: PA/Rollingnews IT WAS A year in which we lost many people who brought joy and happiness to our screens and airwaves for decades.   There were universally loved figures laid to rest – RTÉ’s Gay Byrne, comedy legend Brendan Grace and Ireland’s leading HPV vaccine campaigner Laura Brennan.  Internationally, it was also a year we said…
Michael Buckner/Getty Images “How I Met Your Mother” creator Carter Bays paid tribute to the late writer Ari Behn on Twitter on Thursday, recalling a chance meeting in Morocco in 1997 and a week-long whirlwind friendship. “He had knocked on my door just to be friendly and introduce himself,” Bays wrote, describing their first meeting…
Ricky Gervais during Golden Globes setup / Getty Images If you’re looking for a strong indicator of what might have the upper hand in this year’s Oscar race, it will arrive soon. Just not on Sunday, and not at the Golden Globes. No, the clues will be provided by the Writers Guild nominations on Monday,…