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Justin Bieber Shows Off His Addidas Yeezys in Bright Yellow

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Justin Bieber much be rich, because he dropped $700 for a band spankin' new pair of Adidas Yeezy Semo ... in frozen yellow no less! The Biebs was tooling around Westwood, showing off the coveted kicks.  No sign of Selena.  It is possible .. since he has ties to the Kardashians, he might have scored a pair for free. Biebers been staying put in L.A. recently, probably for 3 reasons.  He's taking time to chill after cancelling his concert tour,
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William Baldwin joins the cast of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Too Old To Die Young

Actor William Baldwin has joined the cast of Too Old To Die Young – the upcoming Amazon series by Nicolas Winding Refn.

Refn is always an interesting director to watch, not exactly a fan of the mainstream, the Danish filmmaker enjoys presenting unsettling imagery and surreal plots for his films.

And it looks like his next TV endeavour won’t be any different, with Amazon’s Too Old To Die Young exploring the criminal underbelly of Los Angeles by following various killers’ existential journeys in becoming samurai in the City of Angels.

William Baldwin has now joined the cast, linking up with the likes of Miles Teller, Jena Malone, and John Hawkes.

Refn updated the cast via his Instagram, posting a photo of the actors’ photographs with him holding Baldwin’s image while wearing his trademark white shirt and sunglasses.

Refn is set to direct the entire series and Baldwin’s character,
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‘Wonder Woman’ Producer Charles Roven Selected for PGA’s David O. Selznick Award

‘Wonder Woman’ Producer Charles Roven Selected for PGA’s David O. Selznick Award
The Producers Guild of America has named Charles Roven as the recipient of its 2018 David O. Selznick Achievement Award to recognize his body of work in motion pictures.

Roven will receive the award at the 29th Annual Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Roven’s credits include “Wonder Woman,” Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, David O. Russell’s “American Hustle” and the upcoming “Justice League,” which opens Nov. 17 and stars Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Amber Heard, Jason Momoa, and Ezra Miller. Roven received a best picture Academy Award nomination for “American Hustle.”

Chuck Roven is a producer’s producer,” Producers Guild Awards Chairs Donald De Line and Amy Pascal said. “Whether he’s working with fiercely independent voices or within the heart of the studio system, Chuck brings a seriousness of craft and an incredible instinct for story to every set he runs. We
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Selena Quintanilla Receives Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame -- Watch!

Selena Quintanilla Receives Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame -- Watch!
Selena Quintanilla is leaving her mark in Hollywood.

The late singer was honored with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of Capitol Records on Friday, with thousands of fans showing up to be part of this historic moment.

Accepting the star on her behalf was Selena's sister, Suzette, who told Et on Thursday how excited she was that the day was finally here.

"I’m a little bit emotional, but more so, excited that this is happening and that there will be a place where Selena will be recognized as an artist," Suzette explained. "And, what better place than to have her star in front of the Capitol Records building. It’s a full circle moment for me."

Also in attendance were actresses Angélica Vale and Angélica María; Edward James Olmos; Selena director Gregory Nava; Selena's husband, Chris Perez; and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who proclaimed Nov. 3 as
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Comedy Central Mints AMC Veteran Jill Dortheimer As Primetime Publicity Boss

Viacom-owned Comedy Central said today that it has named Jill Dortheimer as VP Communications and Head of Primetime Publicity. An 11-year AMC veteran who has taken point on properties such as The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul, Dortheimer will be leaving the cabler and the Big Apple and heading out to the City of Angels next month. In L.A., she'll lead Comedy Central's West Coast communications team. "There aren't many brands with as disparate a collection of…
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The Crow Creator James O’Barr Recalls The Sequel That Never Came To Be

From City of Angels to Stairway to Heaven, Alex Proyas’ cult horror flick The Crow inspired a smattering of sequels across screens big and small.

None of them were particularly memorable, of course, as they failed to capture the look and feel of their predecessor – not to mention the fact that the late Brandon Lee left some pretty big boots to fill. But that didn’t stem the tide, and in 2005, director Lance Mungia whipped together The Crow: Wicked Prayer, which is arguably the worst sequel of the lot.

But had things panned out differently, and Miramax green-lit James O’Barr’s original pitch, film fans may well have received a follow-up to The Crow that was worthy of the 1994 classic. As O’Barr tells Screen Geek, the proposed sequel would’ve taken things in a “completely different direction.”

My intention was to take it to a completely different direction.
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Michael Apted to Head Camerimage Competition Jury

Michael Apted to Head Camerimage Competition Jury
British documentarian Michael Apted, who broke ground with decades-long chronicles of subjects’ lives, will chair the Camerimage fest main competition jury, the organization has announced.

Heather Stewart, creative director at the British Film Institute, and cinematographers Christian Berger (“The White Ribbon”), Stuart Dryburgh (“The Piano”), Stephen Goldblatt (“Lethal Weapon”), Karl Walter Lindenlaub (“Independence Day”) and Anastas N. Michos (“Man on the Moon”) will also serve, evaluating the best in world cinematography Nov. 11-18 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Director-producer Brad Silberling (“City of Angels”) will lead the Polish films competition jury, alongside cinematographers Andrew Dunn (“The Bodyguard”), Denis Lenoir (“Demonlover”), Claudio Miranda (“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”) and VFX supervisor Mark H. Weingartner (“Inception”).

Last year’s docu prize achievement winner Jay Rosenblatt (“Human Remains”) will preside over the docu features jury, serving with writer-producer-director Sheila Curran Bernard (“Slavery by Another Name”), Dp John Davey (“La danse”), producer Karen Konicek (Zipporah Films) and director-producer Kristine Samuelson (“Arthur and Lillie
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I'm a Massive Wimp, So This Is How I Decide If I Can Watch a Movie or Not

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I am a huge wimp when it comes to scary or gruesome films and TV shows. In particular, I hate anything involving blades on flesh (stabbings in particular). Obviously it's easy enough to avoid straight-up horror films, but the extent of my fear (which could well be very mild pungophobia) means a lot of other random stuff is off limits, too. For example, while everyone else was raving about 13 Reasons Why earlier this year, I was giving it a very wide berth because I knew I'd have a panic attack if I was made to watch one pivotal scene. My entire life I avoided the seemingly innocuous City of Angels because a friend told me that, in one scene, Nicolas Cage accidentally chops his finger off. Truth is, much of my phobia (if that's what it is) is in my head. I can cope with some fantasy violence and the
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Ryan Gosling's Love Letters to Los Angeles

Ryan Gosling's Love Letters to Los Angeles
Ryan Gosling's most frequent co-star isn't Emma Stone. It's Los Angeles.

Over the past 10 years, Gosling has starred in seven movies where Los Angeles not only serves as the setting, but as a character. And he's the first to admit that the sunny, messy, dynamic sprawl is one of the keys to his storytelling.

"'L.A. worships everything and values nothing.' That was something my lady said to me one day, and I thought it was so funny I asked her if I could put it in the movie," Gosling told Et's Denny Directo during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, where he was promoting 2016's La La Land. (The lady in question, of course, is Gosling's longtime partner Eva Mendes, although this being L.A., we do love the noirish connotations of him not identifying her by name.) "She was kidding, but it's a funny thing to say... I loved when
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"Kolchak: The Night Stalker"

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From Synthia.Ca, Sneak Peek the "Kolchak: The Night Stalker" episode "The Vampire", directed by Don Weis, starring Darren McGavin and Simon Oakland, that aired October 4, 1974 on ABC:

"...when 'Kolchak' put a stake through the heart of vampire 'Janos Skorzeny' and all his victims were cremated, that was thought to have been the end of the line for the vampire.

"However, one victim, a call girl named 'Catherine Rawlins' was not found and after a road crew unknowingly freed her she begins a rampage of her own and eventually makes her way to Los Angeles. 

"Kolchak heads for L.A. to hunt her down and tries to stop her before the 'City of Angels' becomes the city of the undead..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Kolchak: The Night Stalker" - 'The Vampire'...
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'Blade Runner 2049' Review: Sequel to Sci-Fi Landmark Is an Instant Classic

'Blade Runner 2049' Review: Sequel to Sci-Fi Landmark Is an Instant Classic
So what I can tell you about Blade Runner 2049 without having the spoiler police on my ass? Elvis is in it; ditto Sinatra. (I won't say how for fear of reprisals.) I can reveal that the sequel runs 2 hours and 43 minutes – that's 45 minutes longer than the 1982 original, based on Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? For Blade Runner junkies like myself, who've mainlined five different versions of Ridley Scott's now iconic sci-fi film noir – from the release print to the Director's Cut and the
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Lost in L.A.: This Menendez Brothers Murder Map Will Help You Put the Crazy, Sprawling Story Into Perspective

Lost in L.A.: This Menendez Brothers Murder Map Will Help You Put the Crazy, Sprawling Story Into Perspective
Dominating what most people think of when they think "Southern California," Los Angeles County is a humongous place, comprising more than 4,700 square miles, dozens of cities—including its sprawling namesake—and countless neighborhoods. Five years before O.J. Simpson sent polarizing shockwaves throughout the city of L.A., the former football hero's murder trial showing just how the City of Angels experience differed for people depending on their race, background and income, not to mention their zip code, Erik and Lyle Menendez committed a shocking crime that turned all eyes toward the one of the region's most privileged enclaves. But murdering their parents in one of the...
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L.A. Noire Remaster Launches This Fall, Nintendo Switch Included

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Rockstar Games has announced they're bringing a remastered version of their detective game, L.A. Noire, out on the current generation of consoles, including the Nintendo Switch (with new gameplay features unique to the console). Come inside for all the details and release date!

2009. That's the last time Rockstar brought any of their games to a Nintendo platform. After nearly a decade, that's changing with the L.A. Noire remaster. Announced, earlier today, the open world detective game will be making a comeback on November 14, 2017, just in time for the holiday season:

Today, we're proud to announce new versions of the blockbuster detective thriller L.A. Noire, are scheduled to release on November 14, 2017 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Alongside these three new console versions, we're taking our first steps into virtual reality with L.A. Noire: The Vr Case Files, featuring seven select cases from the original game
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Rockstar announces L.A Noire is back on the case for Htc Vive Vr, PS4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One

It’s time for L.A Noire, aka object handling simulator, to get back on the case in a big way. Scheduled for release this Autumn on November 14, L.A Noire isn’t just coming to the current generation of consoles, but is taking the plunge into Vr with the Htc Vive.

“We’re excited to bring L.A. Noire’s unique mix of real detective work, classic Hollywood atmosphere and thrilling action to these new platforms,” said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. “Now with a choice of spectacular virtual reality, stunning 4K, or the freedom of portable play, these enhanced versions are a perfect opportunity for players to experience this richly detailed world in a whole new way.”

La Noire: The Vr Case Files will feature seven, self-contained cases from the original game and has been tailored specifically for the Htc Vive Vr experience. The cases in question are,
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‘L.A. Confidential’ Series in Development at CBS

‘L.A. Confidential’ Series in Development at CBS
CBS is developing a TV adaptation of “L.A. Confidential,” Variety has learned.

Based on James Ellroy’s classic novel of the same name, the series would follow the paths of three homicide detectives, a female reporter, and a Hollywood actress as they intersect while the detectives pursue a sadistic serial killer through the seedy underbelly of 1950’s Los Angeles.

New Regency, Lionsgate Television and CBS Television Studios will produce, with New Regency’s Arnon Milchan serving as executive producer. Jordan Harper is set to write and executive produce. Harper previously wrote for and produced the CBS drama “The Mentalist.” Most recently, he served as a writer and supervising producer on Fox’s “Gotham.” He is repped by UTA and The Shuman Company.

The novel was first published in 1990, the third entry in Ellroy’s “L.A. Quartet,” which explored life in the City of Angels in the 1940’s and ’50s. The
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Carrie Coon May Be Midwestern, but ‘Fargo’s’ Gloria Burgle Was One of Her Greatest Challenges Yet

Carrie Coon May Be Midwestern, but ‘Fargo’s’ Gloria Burgle Was One of Her Greatest Challenges Yet
Fargo” is more than a place; it’s a Midwest state of mind. Mention as much to Carrie Coon, a Midwesterner from the eastern end of the region (Ohio) now living in its heart (Illinois), and she’ll rattle off an impressive list of accurate ideological descriptors.

“The ethos of that place,” she said in a recent interview with IndieWire. “That particular brand of stoicism and emotional restraint; the belief that bad things won’t happen to good people and that you have some control; this idea that we can make meanings in our lives, even though the reality is that we have very little control over anything.”

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All of these things are built into “Fargo,” but there’s one other characteristic that stands out to Coon above all the rest.

“There’s a kind of Protestant work ethic,” Coon said. “We
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Review: Lucifer: the Complete Second Season

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Interestingly, Fox licensed DC Comics’ interpretation of Lucifer, made remarkable first in the Sandman series and then in his own six year eponymous ongoing series. The First of the Fallen, he has abandoned his role as ruler of Hell and has come to Earth to run a piano bar, which is where the ongoing series opened. The series explored the themes of free will and individual willpower while challenging the “tyranny of predestination”. Under writer Mike Carey, it was a moody and fascinating study of humanity.

The network series, which debuted as a midseason replacement in spring 2016, ignored all of the trappings and set him up as a police consultant who saw a shrink, and was annoyed by his brother. Somehow, it clicked with audiences and came back for a full eighteen episode run. Now, Warner Home Entertainment has released Lucifer: The Complete Second Season in separate Blu-ray and DVD packages.
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