12 items from 2016
A disturbingly relevant snapshot of contemporary tensions, Bertrand Bonello’s “Nocturama” observes in minute detail how a small group plans and executes a series of terror attacks in Paris before retreating to a luxurious department store. These aren’t your garden-variety extremists, but a mix of people of different ages and origins, which makes this sure-to-be-controversial treatment all the more provocative. Working from a nerve-racking script written five years ago — long before the wave of attacks that started in France on Jan. 7, 2015, with the Charlie Hebdo shooting — Bonello replies to the news with a magnetic and purely cinematic gesture that may have frightened the Cannes Film Festival selection committee (the touchy film was ready in time for the May edition), but should spark a wide range of reactions when it screens at the Toronto and San Sebastian film festivals, following its domestic opening in France on Aug. 31.
Bonello had originally »
- Pamela Pianezza
Happily, the Gilmore Girls have not changed.
Seriously, like at all.
They look the same, they sound the same.
We're all totally in love right here, right now, but we have to wait a little longer to get more out of them.
But not too long!
In the tiny slice of heaven they've released to whet our Gilmore appetites, the Lorelai is doing what she does best. Talking about nothing.
Wondering if Amy Schumer would like her. Who hasn't wondered that?
And when Rory blows that out of the water for her (I'm not so sure I believe her reasoning), Lorelai wonders whether John Oliver thinks she's hot.
Now here's the biggest question I have for all you guys.
How many of you »
- Carissa Pavlica
Neverland Ranch is up for sale in a complicated deal that still has ties to Michael Jackson. The Ranch is on the market for $100 million, and the seller, Colony Capital, has posted a YouTube video to entice prospective buyers. It's interesting ... Colony Capital was involved with Mj in the last years of his life, bailing the singer out when he was about to lose the ranch. Colony essentially excused the massive debt Michael owed on the property and took title. »
- TMZ Staff
Here’s a sentence you probably weren’t expecting to read today: Meet the new Bonnie Franklin!
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Netflix’s Latino reboot of the classic sitcom One Day at a Time has tapped Justina Machado (ER, Private Practice) to star as single-mom Penelope, a 2016 version of Franklin’s character from the original series, our sister site Deadline reports.
Penelope is described as a “recently separated former military mom” who is struggling to raise her outspoken daughter and “socially adept” son while also running a doctor’s office. Penelope gets some »
The cat in the cradle’s out of the bag!
On Thursday’s Big Bang Theory, Bernadette revealed to Howard that she’s pregnant with their first child, leaving Howard to grapple with what it truly means to be a father.
In “The Positive Negative Reaction,” Bernadette exposes Howard to her secret via a Post-It note scavenger hunt. While initially overjoyed with the idea of being a dad, his excitement quickly transforms into anxiety about whether he and Bernadette are capable of becoming good parents.
While Leonard and Raj are incredibly happy for Howard, »
Stars Hollow is ready for its close-up.
With production of Netflix’s Gilmore Girls revival underway in Los Angeles, new images surfaced Friday on Instagram showing most, if not all, of the show’s signature exterior sets.
PhotosGilmore Girls Revival Cast: Here’s Everyone Who’s In It!
The shutterbug in question — who presumably is an employee of Warner Bros. with access to the studio’s Burbank lot — snapped pics of Lorelai’s abode, Luke’s diner, Miss Patty’s dance studio, the gazebo and much more. Yep, even Sookie’s house is present and accounted for (although I »
Back when she was traveling the country with the national tour of Les Miserables, Sutton Foster made sure to stop by Warner Brothers Studios in Burbank, Calif., home of her favorite TV series: Gilmore Girls.
Now, the Younger star says in a new interview with Philadelphia magazine, she can hardly believe that she’s going to return to the lot — but this time, as a cast member.
“I have a picture of me in Luke’s Diner” from that 2000 trip, Foster tells the publication. “I’m going to »
No stranger to small-screen vampires, Kelly Overton‘s next gig will find her picking up a crossbow and leading the hunt.
The True Blood alum has landed the title role in Syfy’s 13-episode Van Helsing, our sister site Deadline reports. The series follows Vanessa Helsing, daughter of the legendary slayer, as she is resurrected and must take back the world from bloodsuckers.
It will be 9 long years since fans visited Stars Hallow when Gilmore Girls finally returns with new episodes. That's 63 in dog years. So poor Paul Anka must be getting on in life. But that won't stop him from making his triumphant return in the new Gilmore Girls Revival Event Series set to stream on Netflix in the very near future.
Yes, TVLine is reporting that Lorelai's (Lauren Graham) beloved mutt Paul Anka all be back along with the rest of the returning cast, and he'll be sticking around for all four feature-length episodes. Though it is not yet known how he will factor into any of the stories.
Lorelai adopted Paul Anka in Gilmore Girls Season 6 to cope with Rory not being around so much. The dog entered the single mother's life while she and her daughter were going through a rough patch in their relationship. And he arrived to help fill the void. »
The Gilmore Girls revival is going to the dogs.
TVLine has learned exclusively that Lorelai’s idiosyncratic canine companion, Paul Anka, will be returning for Netflix’s four-part continuation.
PhotosGilmore Girls Revival: Paris and Doyle Reunite in Latest On-Set Photo
As Gilmore faithful know, Lorelai adopted Paul Anka in Season 6 to help fill the Rory-sized void in her life (mother and daughter were going through a bit of a rough patch, you’ll recall). He remained by Lorelai’s side through the show’s seventh and final season.
Paula Anka joins a long list of Gilmore vets returning for »
Let’s start with the good news: If all you’re expecting from Netflix’s Full House revival series is a where-are-they-now nostalgia fest, complete with friendly faces and catchphrases you’ve heard a million times, plan to call in sick from work on Feb. 26 to binge the first season. Fuller House was made for you.
VideosFuller House Full-Length Trailer Reunites DJ and Steve on Netflix
Picking up more than two decades after the events of Full House‘s series finale, Fuller‘s pilot stages a family reunion for the Tanners — minus Michelle, whose absence is explained via a »
Pee-wee’s Big Holiday is off to an imperfect start in the first full-length trailer for his forthcoming Netflix movie.
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Paul Reubens revives his iconic children’s character in a new film that finds Pee-wee on an epic adventure after he’s inspired by a complete stranger (played by True Blood‘s Joe Manganiello) to take a vacation.
Along the way, Pee-wee inadvertently crosses paths with a trio of thieves (including Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Stephanie Beatriz and Arrested Development alum Alia Shawkat), sending him on an unplanned detour.
John Lee »
12 items from 2016
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