Encanto’s “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” bigger than “Let It Go”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-encantos-we-dont-talk-about-bruno-became-bigger-than-let-it-go-11642608106?mod=hp_featst_pos5 How ‘Encanto’s’ ‘We Don’t Talk About Bruno’ Became Bigger Than ‘Let It Go’ The song, written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, from Disney’s animated musical has been dubbed in 46 languages By Alex Janin Jan. 19, 2022 11:01 am ET Is someone you know singing about Bruno? They may be crooning about the clairvoyant Colombian animated character … Continue reading Encanto’s “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” bigger than “Let It Go”

Microsoft-Activision a BIG DEAL

https://www.vox.com/recode/2022/1/18/22889342/microsoft-activision-antitrust-games-streaming-gamepass Microsoft is buying one of the biggest names in games — if Washington lets it Microsoft-Activision is like Disney-Fox. Maybe bigger.By Peter Kafka  Jan 18, 2022, 11:19am EST Microsoft is buying Activision Blizzard for $69 billion. For those of you who play video games or pay attention to video games — and there are a lot of … Continue reading Microsoft-Activision a BIG DEAL

Which Ben Affleck appearances does Will Damon like best?

https://ew.com/movies/ben-affleck-matt-damon-favorite-performances/ Which Ben Affleck performances does Matt Damon like most? He told us, and we told Ben By Derek LawrenceJanuary 12, 2022 at 09:00 AM ESThttps://ew.assistpub.com/display.html?_otarOg=https%3A%2F%2Few.com&_cpub=AAXV53D7Q&_csvr=011209_315&_cgdpr=0&_cgdprconsent=1&_cusp_status=0&_ccoppa=0https://ew.assistpub.com/display.html?_otarOg=https%3A%2F%2Few.com&_cpub=AAXV53D7Q&_csvr=011209_315&_cgdpr=0&_cgdprconsent=1&_cusp_status=0&_ccoppa=0ADVERTISEMENTSaveFBTweetMore Hey, Matt Damon, how do you like them Ben Affleck performances? As part of EW's new Affleck cover story, which features Damon interviewing his longtime BFF, the Jason Bourne star picked his five favorite performances from … Continue reading Which Ben Affleck appearances does Will Damon like best?

Bradley Cooper turns out to be well-prepared to play Bernstein

classicfm.com/discover-music/periods-genres/film-tv/bradley-cooper-classical-conducting-maestro/ Bradley Cooper reveals he is classically trained and ‘has spent hundreds of hours conducting’ 12 January 2022, 17:20 | Updated: 14 January 2022, 16:04 Bradley Cooper, who is directing and starring in the upcoming biopic about great composer Leonard Bernstein, reveals his ‘obsession with conducting classical music’. In Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star is Born, … Continue reading Bradley Cooper turns out to be well-prepared to play Bernstein

Complete list of SAG award nominations 2022

https://people.com/movies/sag-awards-2022-nominations-full-list/ SAG Awards 2022 Nominations: Lady Gaga, Will Smith and Ben Affleck Score Nods Nominations for the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were announced by Rosario Dawson and Vanessa Hudgens Wednesday morningBy Benjamin VanHooseJanuary 12, 2022 09:44 AM The SAG Awards are highlighting the year's best performances. SAG-AFTRA unveiled the nominations for the 28th Annual Screen Actors … Continue reading Complete list of SAG award nominations 2022

Results of Golden Globes 2021

http://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/09/movies/golden-globes-winners-list.html Golden Globes 2022: ‘Succession’ and ‘Power of the Dog’ Take Top Honors With the Hollywood Foreign Press Association mired in controversy, the event was devoid of stars or cameras. Winners were announced via Twitter, and social media had a field day. By Kyle Buchanan Jan. 9, 2022 What do the Golden Globes do after a year of … Continue reading Results of Golden Globes 2021

Movies showing the need of the world aren’t showing much optimism

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2022/jan/03/apocalypse-nowadays-the-new-wave-of-films-about-the-end-of-the-world Apocalypse nowadays: the new wave of films about the end of the world Armageddon once delivered thrills and megabucks spectacle. Now it’s the unnerving backdrop for satires and family drama Holidays in hell … The Humans (2021). Photograph: Landmark Media/Alamy Alex Hess@A_HessMon 3 Jan 2022 03.00 EST Which films kept you entertained over the holidays? … Continue reading Movies showing the need of the world aren’t showing much optimism

What a cast for the play that shall not be named — available on Amazon Prime January 14, 2022

https://appleinsider.com/articles/22/01/06/new-trailer-for-apple-tv-the-tragedy-of-macbeth-debuts? New trailer for Apple TV+ 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' debuts Mike Peterson | Jan 06, 2022 Apple TV+ has released the first official full-length trailer for "The Tragedy of Macbeth," a black and white film adaptation of the Shakespeare play coming to the platform on Jan. 14. The full trailer shows off the moody tone and black-and-white … Continue reading What a cast for the play that shall not be named — available on Amazon Prime January 14, 2022

Another climate campaigner response to the reality of “Don’t Look Up”

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jan/04/dont-look-up-life-of-campaigning Watching Don’t Look Up made me see my whole life of campaigning flash before me George Monbiot I’ve broken down on TV too, trying to explain the horror of the climate crisis to those who wield power and do nothing Cate Blanchett, Tyler Perry, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence in Don't Look Up. Photograph: Niko … Continue reading Another climate campaigner response to the reality of “Don’t Look Up”

Op/Ed: “Don’t Look Now” exactly captures reaction to climate crisis

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/dec/29/climate-scientist-dont-look-up-madness I’m a climate scientist. Don’t Look Up captures the madness I see every day Peter Kalmus A film about a comet hurtling towards Earth and no one is doing anything about it? Sounds exactly like the climate crisis ‘The Earth system is breaking down now with breathtaking speed.’ Photograph: Niko Tavernise/Netflix/PA Wed 29 Dec 2021 … Continue reading Op/Ed: “Don’t Look Now” exactly captures reaction to climate crisis

2021’s top super-heroes, ranked

https://www.washingtonpost.com/comics/2021/12/30/best-superhero-perfomances-2021/ [you'll have to click thru for the photos] Hollywood’s top 12 superhero performances of the year, ranked By David Betancourt and Michael Cavna December 30, 2021 at 6:00 a.m. EST Hollywood’s superhero franchises survived and then thrived in this year of coronavirus variants — whether fans were huddled at home while watching Marvel and DC’s streaming titles, or eventually venturing … Continue reading 2021’s top super-heroes, ranked

Best movies of 2021 that you didn’t see

https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/dec/30/best-movies-of-2021-you-didnt-see? The best movies of 2021 … that you didn’t see Guardian writers pick their favourite hidden gems from the year including a jumpy supernatural thriller and a tender queer romance The Night House, Identifying Features and Riders of Justice: films worth watching. Photograph: Film still Simran Hans, Jordan Hoffman, Radheyan Simonpillai, Adrian Horton, Steve Rose, Pamela Hutchinson, Lisa Wong Macabasco, Benjamin Lee, Peter … Continue reading Best movies of 2021 that you didn’t see