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Entertainment

Sundance launches strong contenders for Oscars 2017 – ‘Birth of a Nation’, ‘Weiner’ pick top awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb 1, (RTRS):  It may seem nuts to start handicapping next year’s Oscars race before this year’s ceremony has even aired, but Sundance …

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‘Revenant’, ‘Thrones’ win ADG Awards – Von Brandenstein receives Lifetime Achievement award

LOS ANGELES, Feb 1, (RTRS): “The Revenant”, “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “The Martian” walked away with film honors at the Art Directors Guild’s (ADG) …

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‘Spotlight’ rules Screen Actors Guild Awards – Elba, Latifah offer antidote to Oscar rancor

The Screen Actors Guild Awards were not so white. While the Academy Awards remain enveloped in a crisis over the diversity of its nominees, the 22nd …

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Marketing – Art process technique

  The process, the art, the technique of creating, promoting and selling a matter of substance is the desired definition of marketing by those passionate …

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‘Birth’ wins top prizes at Sundance – ‘Weiner’ gets US docu grand jury prize

LOS ANGELES, Jan 31, (Agencies): ‘The Birth of a Nation”, a drama about a 19th century slave revolt in Virginia, swept top prizes at the …

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‘Eddie the Eagle’ inspirational biopic – Gamely broad performance from Jackman

LOS ANGELES, Jan 30, (RTRS): Blessed with pride, power and an ability to affably take a lot of crap off of everybody, British ski jumper …

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‘Jane’ luckless sagebrush saga – Portman persuasive, compelling in lead role

LOS ANGELES, Jan 30, (RTRS): There are movies that can make you feel nostalgic for a more innocent time — ie, the pre-Internet era — …

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Miller captures spirit of cruise – Angello solid on ‘Wild Youth’

Buddy Miller & Friends, “Cayamo Sessions at Sea” (New West) Put Buddy Miller on a cruise ship, and outlaw country becomes Caribbean country. Miller’s a …

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Soccer match-fixing thriller ‘The Big Fix’ set at Fox – Asif Kapadia to helm Maradona docu film

LOS ANGELES, Jan 30, (RTRS): 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment are developing soccer match-fixing thriller “The Big Fix” with directing team Adil El Arbi …

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Rihanna, voice of empowerment & numbness – Star releases new album, ‘ANTI’ for free for 1 day

NEW YORK, Jan 29, (Agencies): Rihanna has called her long-awaited new album “Anti” and the name is fitting. The superstar has broken away from club …

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