6 items from 2017
Janelle Monae knows how to vacation!
After an amazing year staring in the Oscar-winning film Moonlight, and the Oscar-nominated film, Hidden Figures, Booking.com offered actress Janelle Monae a chance to relax at a luxury villa with friends in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic at the Villa Sirena on Friday. The private retreat is a whopping $20,000 per week -- which also comes with a butler and chef!
Earlier in March, dog lover Lisa Vanderpump posed with figure skating commentators, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir for the first annual Beverly Hills Dog Show presented by Purina at the Fairplex in Pomona, California. Catch the dog show on April 16 on USA Network!
Date night! Olivia Culpo and boyfriend Danny Amendola made it a double date with Jesse Metcalfe and his fiancée, Cara Santana, on March 30 at the W Las Vegas grand opening, where Santana's app The Glam App teamed up with the hotel to be their on-demand beauty partner »
Don’t worry, victims of a fictional Brooklyn catastrophic event: Rachel Griffiths is on the case.
The potential series, which unfolds in real time, takes place at an understaffed hospital that becomes the New York City borough’s last viable trauma center after a holiday weekend hurricane devastates the city. With few doctors on call, the »
Deadline is reporting that Game of Thrones star Natalie Dormer has signed on for a TV adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s classic novel Picnic at Hanging Rock, which is slated to go into production this month ahead of an Australian premiere later in the year. As with the novel, the six-part series will explore the mysterious disappearances of three schoolgirls and a teacher from Appleyard College on Valentine’s Day in 1990.
Dormer joins a cast that includes Lola Bessis (Cassandra) as Mademoiselle Dianne de Poitiers, mistress of French Conversation, Music and Dance; Yael Stone (Orange Is the New Black) as Miss Dora Lumley, mistress of Deportment and Bible Studies; Anna McGahan (The Doctor Blake Mysteries) as Miss Greta McCraw, mistress of Geography and Mathematics and Sibylla Budd (Tomorrow When The War Began) as Mrs Valange, mistress of Art and Literature.
- Gary Collinson
Brotchie joins after the Australian Directors' Guild criticised FremantleMedia over the import of Kondracki, a Canadian, to shoot the series.
In late December, following a protest staged by the Adg and Wift Nsw outside FremantleMedia.s Sydney office, the production company announced it would bring on an Aussie female director to shoot one episode.
Joining Dormer as the teachers of Appleyard College are.Yael Stone (Orange is the New Black), French actress Lola Bessis (Cassandra, Swim Little Fish Swim),.Anna McGahan (The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Anzac Girls) and Sibylla Budd (Tomorrow When The War Began, Winners & Losers).
- Jackie Keast
Still not sure this is gonna, er, work, b**ch.
The trailer for Britney Ever After that Lifetime dropped on Monday makes it clear that the biopic will follow the pop superstar from the top of the charts to the depths of despair — and back. But what’s likeliest to stick with you after viewing the promo is its glimpse of the TV movie’s reenactment of the singer’s infamous 2007 head-shaving incident.
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Even if you didn’t feel for her then, you kinda »
2016 was chock-full of big blockbuster releases, many of which either failed to make a sizable profit or were incredibly divisive among audiences. But out of the ashes rose a beautiful flower: the indie film. Yes, independent movies had a wonderful year, some even breaking per-theater records and making their way onto my favorites of 2016 list, which also includes a Denis Villeneuve film, a comic book series, collectibles, an excellent comprehensive horror documentary, and more.
Arrival: Denis Villeneuve's Arrival is a beautiful take on language and how communication (or the lack of proper communication) can either doom or ensure our survival as human beings on this planet. The way Villeneuve tells a story is the perfect fit for a film like Arrival because its focus is small but the ideas are big, much like his previous works, Enemy, Sicario, and Prisoners.
My hope is that the takeaway from Arrival »
- Tamika Jones
6 items from 2017
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