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Entertainment

Baron Cohen’s ‘Brothers Grimsby’ truly shameless – Film pushes boundaries

Be suspect of movies that are infamous before they even hit theaters. The “they did WHAT” anticipatory glee is generally bound to be a letdown — …

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Ex-Eagles bassist’s wife accidentally shot dead – Meisner cooperative throughout investigation

LOS ANGELES, March 8, (AFP): The wife of Eagles co-founder Randy Meisner has been shot dead from an accidental discharge of a rifle at the …

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‘DIF’s Qumra serious, innovative’ – Schamus talks venturing into TV, China ties

LOS ANGELES, March 7, (RTRS): James Schamus held a packed master class Saturday at the Doha Film Institute’s innovative Qumra workshop/festival in Doha, where the …

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‘Mist’, ‘Bad Influence’ top Guadalajara – ‘Journey’, ‘Family’ among projects at Co-Pro Meeting

LOS ANGELES, March 7, (RTRS): Bookending the 10th two-day pix-in-post event, Mexican Max Zunino’s “Bruma” (“Mist”) and Chilean Claudia Huaiquimilla’s “Mala Junta” (“Bad Influence”) made …

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‘Camino’ simple and brutal survival melodrama – ‘Competent but unmemorable B-movie’

LOS ANGELES, March 7, (RTRS): As if her first teaming with director Josh C. Waller on his 2013 debut feature, “Raze” — involving a sort …

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Harnoncourt dies at age 86 – Pope of Baroque

VIENNA, March 7, (Agencies): Celebrated Austrian conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt, considered to be the “pope” of the Baroque music revival, died Saturday aged 86, three months …

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‘Allegiant’ juvenile sci-fi action – ‘Exciting revelations’

LOS ANGELES, March 6, (RTRS): Gazing out over the wall that encircles Chicago at the end of “The Divergent Series: Allegiant”, Tris Prior longs for …

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Oscars jab reveals deeper diversity woes – Asian-American skit sparks outcry

LOS ANGELES, March 6, (AP): TV’s “Fresh Off the Boat” creator Nahnatchka Khan was reveling in Oscar host Chris Rock’s deft comedic assault on white-fixated …

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Boston Marathon movie won’t be filmed at UMass-Dartmouth – Gordon-Levitt drops out of ‘The Sandman’

DARTMOUTH, Mass, March 6, (Agencies): A university attended by one of the Boston Marathon bombers says it won’t allow filmmakers to shoot on campus scenes …

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Kesha chokes up at ‘awards’ – Ono delays trip

NASHVILLE, Tenn, March 6, (Agencies): Pop star Kesha, who says her producer sexually and psychologically abused her, choked up after accepting an award for her …

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