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Riverdale Season 1 Episode 4 Review: Chapter Four: The Last Picture Show

16 February 2017 7:05 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

It finally happened!

This is the moment I've been waiting for all season. (And it's only been four episodes...)

The affair is over. Ms. Grundy packed up her bags and hightailed it out of town on Riverdale Season 1 Episode 4. Let's savor this development for a second.

First and foremost, I don't hate the character. She had an interesting backstory for all the lies. And Sarah Habel, who portrayed Ms. Grundy, did a fine job making her seem timid yet manipulative.

This has more to do with the teacher-student affair storyline. I've seen this trope done to death before in teen dramas. I didn't want them to dive too much into this plot.

Luckily it only lasted four episodes. And we also got an extra mystery thrown in to explain this younger Ms. Grundy.

Betty: Ms. Grundy showed up in Riverdale a year ago, out of thin air. There is no record of her before that. »

- Justin Carreiro

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Riverdale Recap: Drive-In, Drive Out

16 February 2017 7:00 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Need to catch up? Check out our previous Riverdale recap here.

This week on Riverdale, the gang enjoys an old-school night at the drive-in… while an important piece of the Jason Blossom puzzle packs up and leaves town.

Betty is still stewing over the revelation last week that Dilton spotted Miss Grundy’s car at the river on the Fourth of July. She remembers that Archie was “taking” “lessons” (ahem) from Grundy at the time, and starts to suspect them of having an affair. She confronts Archie about it in the Pop’s parking lot, and he blurts out, “Did Jughead tell you? »

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Riverdale Photo Preview: A New Love Triangle?

15 February 2017 3:41 PM, PST | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Mostly everyone in town has been falling under the alluring spell of Ms. Grundy. But that looks to be changing on Riverdale Season 1 Episode 4.

While Mr. Andrews is the latest to crush on the music teacher, Betty and Veronica have their sights set on doing their own investigation. Will they find anything shocking? Will Mr. Andrews make his move? And how will Jughead's mission go in saving the drive-in?

Check out the photos below for "Chapter Four: The Last Picture Show", which airs Thursday, February 16 on The CW.

And don't forget, you can watch Riverdale online via TV Fanatic to get caught up on all the drama!

1. Flower Delivery - Riverdale Season 1 Episode 4 Archie and Mr. Andrews deliver a pretty bouquet to a special someone. Is this a completely innocent gesture or will it cause trouble down the line? Seeing how things on Riverdale have unfolded so far, this sweet bouquet smells like drama. »

- Justin Carreiro

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2017 Oscars Predictions: Who Should Win, Who Will Win

15 February 2017 12:46 PM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

The battle lines are drawn: It's La La Land, a musical fantasy about white lovers in Hollywood, versus Moonlight, a searing drama about black youth surviving on the streets of Miami. That contest is symptomatic of how serious Oscar is – or isn't – about diversity. After two years in which not a single black actor showed up among the acting nominees, this year's crop includes seven actors of color: Mahershala Ali, Viola Davis, Naomie Harris, Ruth Negga, Dev PatelOctavia Spencer and Denzel Washington.

"Wow, what a difference a year makes, »

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TCM Classic Film Festival to Open With ‘In the Heat of the Night’

13 February 2017 3:28 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Turner Classic Movies has announced it will open the 2017 TCM Classic Film Festival with a 50th anniversary screening of “In the Heat of the Night.” The fest will also celebrate Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher by screening “Singin’ in the Rain” and “Postcards From the Edge” and hosting conversations with family members Todd Fisher and Billie Lourd at both screenings.

Other honorees who will participate in the tribute are “In the Heat of the Night” actors Sidney Poitier and Lee Grant, producer Walter Mirisch and composer Quincy Jones. Mel Brooks, Buck Henry and “Saturday Night Fever” star Donna Pescow and director John Badham are set to make appearances during the festival as well.

The festival, themed “Make Em’ Laugh: Comedy in the Movies,” will take place for the eight consecutive year at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel from April 6-9 and will also honor actor-director Peter Bogdanovich with screenings of “The Last Picture Show, »

- Dani Levy

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Oscars: Jeff Bridges Only Bested By Two People in Terms of Academy Awards Career Length

12 February 2017 10:00 AM, PST | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

Jeff Bridges in ‘Hell or High Water’ (Courtesy: CBS Films)

By: Carson Blackwelder

Managing Editor

With yet another opportunity to win this year, Jeff Bridges expands his Academy Awards career to 45 years — with the chance to add to it. This is quite an accomplishment as there are very few actors and actresses with a span of that long between their last or most recent nomination. Let’s take a look at some of these other legends with Oscar stretches almost as long as or even longer than that of Bridges.

This year Bridges is nominated for best supporting actor for Hell or High Water and is up against Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea), Dev Patel (Lion), and Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals). Hell or High Water — a Western crime thriller directed by David Mackenzie and written by Taylor Sheridan — is also nominated for best picture, best original screenplay, »

- Carson Blackwelder

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Trailer, promo and images for Riverdale Season 1 Episode 4 – ‘The Last Picture Show’

10 February 2017 12:48 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The CW has released a trailer, promo and batch of images for next week’s fourth episode of the live-action Archie series Riverdale, ‘The Last Picture Show’; take a look below…

When Jughead (Cole Sprouse) learns that an anonymous buyer has plans to tear down the local drive-in, he fights desperately to keep it open. Betty (Lili Reinhart) finds her friendship with Archie on the line after stumbling upon some startling information she’s uncovered about Miss Grundy’s (guest star Sarah Habel) past. Elsewhere, Veronica (Camila Mendes) confronts her mother Hermoine (Marisol Nichols) about a suspicious meeting she witnessed between her mother and a shady Southside Serpent. Finally, after uncovering Betty’s diary, Alice (Madchen Amick) finds the perfect opportunity to destroy Archie’s golden boy image.

Riverdale airs on Thursdays on The CW. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Miss Grundy’s Secret Is Out In New Riverdale Trailer

10 February 2017 10:51 AM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Now having taken in three episodes of Riverdale, something has become very apparent to me: Never, ever miss the final minutes because there’s going to be some kind of a shocker and/or crazy cliffhanger that guarantees you’ll be coming back the following week.

In this case, it’s the trailer for next week’s episode, “Chapter Four: The Last Picture Show,” that has everybody talking. Long story short, Miss Grundy isn’t who she says she is.

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When this series kicked off, I found myself quite surprised when Miss Grundy was cast so young and wrote it off as the producers taking advantage of developing a “Hot for Teacher” scenario with Archie, which they have done. But now, we’re learning that some identity theft may be afoot and she has assumed the identity »

- Eric Joseph

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Santa Barbara Fest Honors Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling and Raft of Artisans

1 February 2017 10:00 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

This year’s Santa Barbara Intl. Film Festival will screen a wide array of films, scores of them world or U.S. premieres, and pay tribute to film luminaries, including Denzel Washington, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Isabelle Huppert, and Casey Affleck.

Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams

Cinema Vanguard Award

The “Manchester by the Sea” co-stars, both Oscar- nominated for their roles in Kenneth Lonergan’s drama about a taciturn Boston handyman with a tortured past, will receive the Cinema Vanguard honor on Feb. 5. Affleck has one earlier nomination under his belt, for “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” while Williams previously scored three Academy Award nominations — for “Brokeback Mountain,” “Blue Valentine,” and “My Week With Marilyn.”

Jeff Bridges

American Riviera Award

The Oscar-nominated “Hell or High Water” star is being honored for his contribution to film by the festival. A child of Hollywood — his father, Lloyd, »

- Diane Garrett

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10+ Years Later: Does The Last Picture Show Still Play?

26 January 2017 11:00 AM, PST | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

For whatever reason, Peter Bogdanovich's 1971 career-igniter The Last Picture Show had been rattling around in my mind. A hazy lone monochrome mental tumbleweed ambling through every now and then. Although I've read about it at length in numerous books and articles over the years, not the least of which being Peter Biskind's Easy Riders, Raging Bulls, I'd only actually seen the film, beginning to end, once. That was back in college, which means it was half my lifetime ago. I wasn't sure why the film, with its greyed-out, desolate vibe had started kicking around upstairs, yet there it was. Then one day, doing the dishes and listening to a recent Jeff Bridges interview on the radio show Fresh Air, it came up that the...

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How ‘Hell or High Water’ Oscar-Nominated Writer Taylor Sheridan Turned Failure Into Art: Awards Spotlight

19 January 2017 8:11 AM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

With Chris Pine and Ben Foster as bank-robbing brothers and Jeff Bridges as the Texas Ranger on their tail, David Mackenzie’s “Hell or High Water” debuted at Cannes to critics’ raves and earned an original screenplay Oscar nomination. The indie box-office hit of 2016 is the result of that increasingly rare invention: an original screenplay. It sprang from the mind of Taylor Sheridan, a Texas-born actor who, in the tradition of “The Last Picture Show” and “Hud” author Larry McMurtry (another Texan whose stories fueled some great movies), set his story in the Lone Star State.

Sheridan wrote “Hell or High Water” after his first script, “Sicario,” but “Hell or High Water” sold first. The writer sees both films as part of a trilogy of “the modern-day American frontier,” he told us, “about how much has changed in 100 years, and how much things haven’t. What are the consequences of »

- Anne Thompson

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How ‘Hell or High Water’ Writer Taylor Sheridan Turned Failure Into Art: Awards Spotlight

19 January 2017 8:11 AM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

With Chris Pine and Ben Foster as bank-robbing brothers and Jeff Bridges as the Texas Ranger on their tail, David Mackenzie’s “Hell or High Water” debuted at Cannes to critics’ raves. The indie box-office hit of 2016 is the result of that increasingly rare invention: an original screenplay. It sprang from the mind of Taylor Sheridan, a Texas-born actor who, in the tradition of “The Last Picture Show” and “Hud” author Larry McMurtry (another Texan whose stories fueled some great movies), set his story in the Lone Star State.

Sheridan wrote “Hell or High Water” after his first script, “Sicario,” but “Hell or High Water” sold first. The writer sees both films as part of a trilogy of “the modern-day American frontier,” he told us, “about how much has changed in 100 years, and how much things haven’t. What are the consequences of decisions and actions that are a century old and today? »

- Anne Thompson

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TCM Film Fest: Peter Bogdanovich Will Be Among Special Guests (Exclusive)

11 January 2017 11:13 AM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Oscar nominees Peter Bogdanovich and Genevieve Bujold will be among the honored guests at the 8th TCM Classic Film Festival, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The fest will take place in Hollywood April 6-9.

Bogdanovich, the legendary writer, director and film historian, will appear at screenings of his films The Last Picture Show (1971) and What's Up, Doc? (1972), while Bujold will introduce the U.S. restoration of King of Hearts (1966) in which she stars.

Also in attendance at the fest will be Kate MacMurray, the daughter of the late actor Fred MacMurray, who will be part of the festivities surrounding »

- Scott Feinberg

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