January 20th, 2018

Entertainment News

Ray Thomas of British rockers The Moody Blues dies at 76

By The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

LONDON – Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died suddenly Thursday at his home in Surrey, south of London. ... Read More »

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Popular French singer France Gall dies at 70

By Philippe Sotto, The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

PARIS – French pop singer France Gall, who shot to fame in the 1960s by winning the Eurovision Song Contest then produced hits and sold millions of albums over a four-decade career, died Sunday. She was 70. Her agent Genevieve Salama told The Associated Press that the singer, with her signature blond bangs, round face ... Read More »

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The Latest: Kaluuya reflects on staying power of ‘Get Out’

By The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 3:15 p.m. “Get Out” star Daniel Kaluuya says that the fact that the film is still in the conversation is “mind-boggling.” He noted Sunday on the Golden ... Read More »

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The Latest: Wear-black protest on display early at Globes

By The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The highly anticipated wear-black protest at the Golden Globes got off to an early start Sunday as soon as the red carpet opened, including Michelle ... Read More »

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The Latest: Michelle Williams arrives with #MeToo founder

By The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Michelle Williams has arrived at the Golden Globes with the first of several gender and racial activists who are accompanying actresses to Sunday’s awards gala. ... Read More »

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The Latest: Roker remarks on intense Golden Globes security

By The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): Al Roker and Carson Daly have drawn quite the crowd of spectators as they made their way past the champagne and photographers on the red carpet and ... Read More »

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The Latest: Heavy security before Sunday’s Golden Globes

By The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Temperatures pushed into the 70s in the hours before the limousines began arriving at the Golden Globes. Security of all kinds lined the scene Sunday. ... Read More »

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‘Jumanji,’ ‘Insidious’ top ‘Star Wars’ in its fourth weekend

By Lindsey Bahr, The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Move over “Star Wars,” there’s some new box office champs this weekend. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” has topped the charts after three weekends in theatres, and newcomer “Insidious: The Final Key” opened in second. Columbia Pictures says Sunday that the Dwayne Johnson-led “Jumanji” is estimated to have earned an additional $36 ... Read More »

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Sean Penn, Leonardo DiCaprio share love at Haiti fundraiser

By Sandy Cohen, The Associated Press on January 7th, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Sean Penn and Leonardo DiCaprio used the eighth annual benefit for the J/P Haitian Relief Organization to publicly praise each other’s philanthropic work. DiCaprio was the guest of honour at the $15,000-a-plate dinner Saturday night at Milk Studios, which raised more than $3.5 million for Penn’s Haitian Relief Organization and its non-profit ... Read More »

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The Latest: Cumberbatch riffs on ‘stable genius’ tweet

By The Associated Press on January 6th, 2018

PASADENA, Calif. – The Latest from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 6:00 p.m. When a producer mentioned a Twitter post from Benedict Cumberbatch led to a TV role, the actor couldn’t resist riffing on President Donald Trump’s “stable genius” tweet. Michael Jackson, executive producer of Showtime’s new “Patrick Melrose” series, ... Read More »

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