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Updated May 26, 2017: Last month Kylie Cosmetics debuted a collaboration with Kim Kardashian West with a line of four nude lip kits called “Kkw x Kylie,” and now, Kylie’s expanding her makeup empire with some help from her other glam sister, Khloé Kardashian!
Kylie wrote on Instagram that her first Koko Kollection 4-piece was her “favorite project” she’s done so far, and now she’s taking the natural step to expand the line. “I’ve had so many requests to come back for round 2 … and it’s been so much fun creating these new additions to the Koko Kollection fam! »
- Jillian Ruffo
“Mammas, don’t let your babies grown up to be cowboys,” crooned Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings in the 1970s, and to go by the heartsore heartland portrait painted by Chloé Zhao’s “The Rider,” it was pretty sound advice. Sadly for Brady Blackburn, the desperately unlucky protagonist of this moody elegy for a rodeo star, there is no mamma around to warn him off a dream that looks ever likelier to claim his life — just a hard-case dad, a vulnerable younger sister and a beloved horse reluctantly consigned to the auction lot. Brady’s search for inner fulfilment beyond the eight-second high of the rodeo ring could be the stuff of many a corn-syrup country ballad, but gains artful integrity from Zhao’s favored docu-fiction technique — roughly tracing a script around the experiences of her non-professional actors — and dusty-dreamy visual style.
Future festival berths will be ample, but “The Rider »
- Guy Lodge
Prince‘s six siblings were officially declared the heirs of his estate on Friday by a Minnesota judge.
Judge Kevin Eide made the decision based on the fact that the music icon died without a will and that his sister, Tyka Nelson, and his five half-siblings are his rightful heirs, according to CBS News.
In a statement to People, his siblings said, “We are thrilled and relieved that Judge Eide granted our request to be the official heirs of our brother’s estate. Our ultimate goal is to remain a united front and honor his legacy together as a family and for his fans globally. »
- Alexia Fernandez
Producer and singer-songwriter T Bone Burnett is known for being an analog champion in a digital world. But when he’s talking about golden ages of the music business, he isn’t necessarily thinking about something so recent as LPs. As his involvement in the new PBS documentary series “American Epic” makes clear, Burnett believes that the recording industry was never more vital than when it was an almost strictly regional force in the late 1920s and early 1930s — representing American democracy at its very peak, in his mind.
“Essentially it was a time when the United States was at its best, when it went into the country and recorded the poorest people in the nation and broadcast their songs and stories all around the world,” Burnett said. “That was the greatest act of democratization in American history. That was the beginning of the internet and everything else where the average man could be heard. But »
- Chris Willman
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Chris Stapleton broke big in 2015. His debut solo LP, Traveller, dropped to high critical acclaim — and his fiery duet with Justin Timberlake at that fall’s Cma Awards went viral, moving hundreds of thousands of records in the coming days. Now, the Grammy-winning Nashville outlaw, 39, gives EW a tour of From A Room: Volume 1, the first of his two-part country opus planned for 2017.
Entertainment Weekly: Your 2015 record, »
- Madison Vain
While many Sharon Stone fans would love to get dating tips from the 59-year-old actress, her 16-year-old son, Roan, isn't too keen on heeding the advice of his mother.
On Wednesday night, Stone and two of her sons spoke with Et at the premiere of A Little Something For Your Birthday in West Hollywood, California. When asked if Stone ever gives dating advice to her three boys, Roan answered, "I won't let her."
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His mother quipped, "Because he's 16."
Watch: Sharon Stone Is Not Interested in Dating, Doesn’t Want ‘Sex With a Stranger’
Stone -- who stunned in a green mini-dress and gold heels at the premiere -- also shared the best advice she ever received from her mother, noting that she used to tell her to "put a dime in [your] shoe, because [you] never know when [you] might need to make a phone call."
A Little Something For Your Birthday is one of »
The Hollywood star answered questions on English football, Clarence Darrow, living in Hawaii and directing his film, Lost in London, in one take
I'd just like to say thank you to everybody who took the time out of their day to be a part of this. I know there were a lot I didn't answer, but there were literally hundreds! I was a captive of how much time I had. Also, I really hope you guys go see Lost in London, because it's a labour of love, and a lot of great people spent a lot of time working on it. And having said all that - have a great day!
Cheers has withstood the test of time and is as charming now as it was 20 years ago. Did you have any inkling back then that you were joining a show destined for such longevity? »
- Guardian Staff
Hollywood is country strong. As the dust (literally and figuratively) settled after Coachella 2017, a new set of music lovers descended upon Indio, Calif. for country music's biggest weekend, Stagecoach Festival. Celebrities couldn't help but bust out their cowboy boots and wide-brimmed hats for the three-day event, which featured headlining performances from Dierks Bentley, Shania Twain and later this evening, Kenny Chesney. Other artists that wowed the crowd include Brett Eldredge, Willie Nelson, Thomas Rhett and more. Fresh off last night's Radio Disney Music Awards, Nick Jonas and Kelsea Ballerini surprised attendees during Shania's »
THR is reporting that director Barry Levinson is bringing his 1997 political satire Wag the Dog to the small screen as a half-hour scripted comedy series for HBO. Rajiv Joseph (Army of One) is writing the script, and Levinson is set to serve as executive producer, as well as directing should it receive a pilot order from the cable network.
The original film starred Robert De Niro as a political strategist and spin doctor who hires a Hollywood producer (Dustin Hoffman) to craft a fictional war to draw attention away from the president’s sexual harassment scandal. Also featuring in the cast were Anne Heche, Denis Leary, Willie Nelson, William H. Macy and Kristen Dunst.
HBO describes the TV adaptation as “an ode to the classic film but moving the weapons of mass distraction beyond politics and into business, entertainment and, yes, nonprofits. In the 21st century with the tools of social media at their hands, »
- Gary Collinson
Tribeca audiences were transported back to the 1970s on Thursday night when Seeso’s “There’s… Johnny!” had its premiere screening.
Audiences got to see episodes one and four of the series about Andy, a young man from Nebraska, and Joy, a talent coordinator on the show, as
After the screening, stars Tony Danza, Ian Nelson and Jane Levy, creators Paul Reiser and David Steven Simon, and executive producer David Gordon Green spoke about bringing the seven episode series to life 17 years after it was conjured up by Reiser and Simon. The show, which is set in Los Angeles in 1972 and 1973, will premiere later this year.
Here are nine things we learned from the conversation about the series that, according to Simon, is not “That ’70s Show” with wacky Johnny
- Addie Morfoot
Katherine Jackson seems to have had a change of heart.
The Jackson matriarch filed a request to dismiss her restraining order case against her nephew, Trent Jackson, on Tuesday, the day her trial against Trent was supposed to begin.
Watch: Katherixne Jackson Alleges Years of Elder Abuse by Her Nephew, Granted Restraining Order
Katherine filed a request to dismiss the case without prejudice, however, L.A. County Superior Court Judge Rolf Michael Treu granted the dismissal with prejudice, preventing her from filing the restraining order again with the same evidence and allegations in the future. The judge did note that future conduct can be litigated.
Katherine's new lawyers, Nelson J. Handy and Vatche Zetjian, explained that Katherine didn't understand the extent of the action brought about by the case when she initially filed the temporary restraining order request in February, and said that she was not prepared for a trial, or having »
Brennley Brown might be one of the youngest contestants on The Voice season 12 , but she has consistently been a standout performer by making old classics feel new.
On Monday’s episode, the 15-year-old California native performed the Linda Ronstadt hit “Long, Long Time” and was met with standing ovations from her coach, Gwen Stefani, and this week’s key adviser Shania Twain.
“I couldn’t believe it,” Brown told People of the praise she received. “I’ve grown up with music from a very young age, I absolutely love her. Feedback from her and critiques, I will take with me the rest of my life. »
- Brianne Tracy
If you prefer entertainment with a heavy dose of country - I'm talking to you, Nashville fans - you're going to be all about this new movie. Pure Country: Pure Heart, the third installment in the Pure Country series, is the story of teen sisters who head to Nashville to learn more about their late father, a Marine who died in Iraq. When they uncover his secret past life as a musician, they are inspired to follow their own dreams of becoming singer/songwriters. It's got everything: a great country soundtrack, a Nashville setting (naturally), and Willie Nelson! Yep, the country legend has still got it. Not only is he one of the stars of this movie, his new album God's Problem Child comes out April 28, a day before his 84th birthday. In addition to Nelson, the film stars Legally Blonde Broadway star Laura Bell Bundy, along with Kaitlyn Bausch »
- Tara Block
Ditch those flower crowns for cowboy hats, because country fans know that the real can't-miss music festival in the desert is Stagecoach! The three-day country music fest rolls into Indio, CA, on April 28, and the best way to get in the Stagecoach spirit is to turn up some honky-tonk tunes. From newcomers like Maren Morris and Jackie Lee to big-name headliners Shania Twain and Kenny Chesney, we've pulled together 30+ upbeat songs by this year's batch of performers that are guaranteed to get you up on the dance floor. RelatedDo-Si-Do to the Best Country Love Songs of 2017 (So Far) Even if you're not heading to Stagecoach, consider this your Summer country soundtrack. It's made for the beer-fueled, sun-soaked days of Summer. Listen to the playlist below! "5-1-5-0," Dierks Bentley "80s Mercedes," Maren Morris "Ain't No Thing," Wynonna & The Big Noise "All Nighter," Dan + Shay "Any Man of Mine," Shania Twain "Better in Boots, »
- Tara Block
C. Michael Norton: When Paintings Awake David&Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn April 14, 2017 - May 7, 2017
There was a time, over a century ago, when the idea of a purely abstract painting, one which referenced only the means of its creation, was a far-off goal, a seemingly unattainable dream. In the following decades this idea was tested, tried, worked, and re-worked until the project engendered many and various permutations. Post-modern, appropriational, deconstructed -- the list of approaches to this idea is legion; yet there endures some compulsion, some drive that seems hardwired, to create paintings of pure visuality. Just when we think we have come to the end of this story we find new characters waiting in the wings, new gladiators wanting into the arena. In C. Michael Norton’s current exhibit at David&Schweitzer Contemporary we see that this project still has viability. Indeed, Norton seems to open new fields of exploration. »
With both The Hatton Garden Job in UK cinemas now, and We Still Steal the Old Way available on DVD from today, I thought i’d take a look at my favourite Top Five Heist/Crime Caper Movies… In order (for a change) they are:
5) In Security
In Security tells the story of best friends Kevin and Bruce, who are co-owners of a failing home security company in a town with no crime. As a last ditch effort to drum up some business, they start robbing the neighbors to instill fear and create a need for their services but bullets fly when they unwittingly rob the wrong guy – a suburban drug lord with a penchant for kitchen gadgets.
It’s fair to say I love a good goofball crime caper, but In Security however has much more than being just a “crime caper” going for it. For one it stars one of my favourite actors, »
- Phil Wheat
Early this year, after crafting memorable characters for the better part of four decades, Woody Harrelson jumped behind the camera for his directorial debut, and it was anything but conventional. Lost in London premiered as a live feature film event, streamed in theaters around the world, all captured in a single take on location in Central London.
Starring Harrelson, Owen Wilson, and Willie Nelson, the film is loosely based on the director’s own experience of one crazy night as he attempts to get back to his family. This journey is thwarted by run-ins with the law, friends, and royalty. If you didn’t get a chance to see the film as it was captured live, it’s now being released theatrically across London, fittingly, next month. The first trailer has also arrived, which hints at a more cinematic feel than we would’ve guessed, and can be seen below. »
- Jordan Raup
"I know he's never going to make it to daybreak because he's going to get run over by a cab." Picturehouse in the UK has unveiled a new trailer for the live movie Lost in London, starring and directed by Woody Harrelson. The film was originally presented as the first-ever "live movie", shown in theaters in January, when it was taped live and shown live to audiences all over the world. The film has now be repackaged and will be released as a standalone feature, for those who still want to check it out. Over the course of one night (recreating a story from 2002), Harrelson finds himself in a scandalous misadventure around London that eventually lands him in prison. This looks fun, with appearances by Willie Nelson and Owen Wilson. I've heard a few good things from those who saw it in January, and it seems like it might be worth watching. »
- Alex Billington
Remember how Alejandro González Iñárritu and Emmanuel Lubezki pulled off a brilliant cinematic trick when they made “Birdman” look like it was shot in a single extended take? Well, on January 19, Woody Harrelson did something unprecedented when he actually shot an entire film in a single take for the course of two hours and live streamed it directly into 500 cinemas in the United States and one in the UK. Now, Harrelson’s directorial debut experiment will screen at London’s Picturehouse Central cinemas next month.
Read More: ‘Lost in London’ Review: Woody Harrelson’s Audacious Live Movie Experiment Drops More Names Than Jokes
Written, directed, produced and starring Harrelson, “Lost in London” is based on true events that took place during a “wild night” the actor had in the English capital back in 2012, that led to the actor being arrested. Harrelson was in London starring in the West End play “On an Average Day. »
- Yoselin Acevedo
Six years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Glen Campbell — who’s currently in the final stages of the disease — is releasing his final studio album on June 9, People confirms exclusively.
Titled Adiós, the album (available for pre-order here) was recorded in Nashville following the 80-year-old country legend’s diagnosis and subsequent “Goodbye Tour,” the singer’s wife of 34 years, Kim Campbell, shares in the album’s emotional liner notes.
“Glen’s abilities to play, sing and remember songs began to rapidly decline after his diagnosis in 2011,” she writes. “A feeling of urgency grew to get him into the studio »
- Melody Chiu
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