3 items from 2017
Although it was one my favorite films of last year, Todd Solondz‘s peculiar, touching Wiener-Dog sadly went overlooked. Thankfully, the director looks to be back in record time as his latest project has already been announced and he’s secured two unexpected, talented stars, which also doubles as The Counselor re-team we’ve been waiting for. Penélope Cruz and Edgar Ramírez are set to lead this new film, titled Love Child, according to Deadline.
The Welcome to the Dollhouse director’s own spin on the Oedipus complex will follow “11 year-old Junior, a delusional aspiring Broadway star with an inappropriate obsession with his mother Immaculada (Crus). After orchestrating an accident that nearly kills his abusive father, he encourages Nacho (Ramírez), the handsome man living in the family’s guesthouse to court his mother and become his new dad. But when the two fall in love, Junior becomes so jealous that »
- Jordan Raup
Two weeks ago, the 74th annual Golden Globes was broadcast live on NBC. At the ceremony, Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” took home seven awards, becoming the most successful film in Globe history, including the award for Best Original Song. Another song nominated in that category was “Gold,” from the Stephen Gaghan film by the same name, a song co-written by composer Daniel Pemberton, Iggy Pop of Stooges fame, Danger Mouse and Gaghan. Watch an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip below featuring Pemberton talking about the film’s score below.
Based on the true story of the 1993 Bre-x mining scandal, “Gold” follows Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey), an unlucky businessman, who teams up with geologist Michael Acosta (Édgar Ramírez) to find gold deep in the uncharted jungles of Indonesia. It co-stars Bryce Dallas Howard (“Pete’s Dragon »
- Vikram Murthi
Here at Et, we love an anniversary -- whether it’s the 20th anniversary of Scream or Clueless, 10 years in the life of The Hills or the magical time making No Doubt’s Magic Kingdom 20 years later. And as we settle in 2017, it’s time to look ahead at all those upcoming moments that will have you saying, “I remember when…”
Here’s a brief look at our favorite TV and film milestones of 2017:
While fans are crying over Mandy Moore’s Golden Globe-nominated performance on NBC’s hit new series This Is Us, it was just 15 years ago that they cried over her performance in the weepy adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ book about a girl with cancer who falls in love with a rebellious classmate.
3 items from 2017
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