In the 1966 “Pink Panther” cartoon short “Pink, Plunk, Plink,” the limber leopard tries his hand at conducting onstage at the Hollywood Bowl. He selects, in meta fashion, “The Pink Panther Theme” by Henry Mancini. When the band finishes, the cartoon cuts to Mancini himself, in live action, applauding…
Daily Archive: August 2, 2018
As journalism in America struggles with withering cuts, decreased attention spans and wavering trust of media, podcasts are finding new audiences with their mix of news, commentary and personal stories.
Culture-vultures are devouring them in record numbers. But can this increasingly popular form…
‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ and the lessons of the Sundance grand jury prize for Desiree Akhavan
The grand jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival is meant to be one of those rare golden tickets that opens doors for filmmakers. And while recent winners such as Ryan Coogler (“Fruitvale Station”) and Damien Chazelle (“Whiplash”) have found a path to further success, others such as Alfonso Gomez-Rejon…
CBS board members learned several months ago that the Los Angeles Police Department had investigated an alleged sexual assault by CBS Chairman and Chief Executive Leslie Moonves, according to two people familiar with the matter who were not authorized to speak publicly.
Although no charges were…
Sara Bareilles has spent the last five years of her life working almost exclusively on the musical “Waitress.” With the show still sailing on Broadway after more than two years and a national tour finally reaching the Hollywood Pantages Theatre on Thursday, the pop singer-songwriter who became…
In Walt Disney Co.’s “Christopher Robin,” the title character is a working stiff who badly needs Winnie the Pooh to rekindle the joy in his life. Meanwhile, Disney is hoping the movie injects new life into the nostalgic children’s franchise.
“Christopher Robin,” starting Ewan McGregor, is expected…
They didn’t set out to do it, but when the creative talents behind the Broadway musical “Waitress” assembled in a room, they looked around and realized something unusual: They were all women.
“It’s pathetic that it’s so rare,” says Sara Bareilles, who wrote the music and lyrics for the show, collaborating…
Daniel Padilla is just like any person when the call of nature strikes.
A video of Daniel accidentally saying that he needs to go to the toilet to poop is now going viral online. Daniel was unaware that his lapel microphone was already on when he said so. The actor alongside Kathryn Bernardo, were interviewed for The Anne Show, a popular talk show in Thailand. The interview was broadcast via Facebook live and netizens were quick to capture the video of the the actor's unguarded moment.
It was after the interview when Daniel found out that the online world got to hear what he said to Kathryn. "Kala ko cinut eh… Bakit? Di tumatae artista ganon?!," Daniel humorously quipped.
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A new collection gathers the exotic sounds of Paul Page, a seafaring would-be pirate in love with Polynesia
Although born in Indiana and quite obviously Caucasian, the handsome, would-be seafaring musician who recorded as Paul Page made his name writing and singing sweet, slightly surreal songs about the Pacific Rim lifestyle.
Throughout his life, the artist, who started his career in the 1930s, was…
Buybust director, Erik Matti took instagram in proud, posting a screenshot from Rotten Tomatoes, as the film scores 100% on it’s first day in cinemas last August 1. Rotten Tomatoes website is a popular film review aggregator in the US.
He captioned is post, “As if today is not important enough. We open in over 170 cinemas nationwide. And… #rottentomatoes score just hit 100%! Iho de puga guid! #BuyBust”
The score was from five accredited Tomatometer Film Critics from different international publications. Though five is not enough to form a critic consensus, the websites’ top reviews were from Hollywood Reporter and Variety.
Meanwhile, one of the film’s cast members, Arjo Atayde, posted on Twitter a photo comparing the BuyBust score to different Hollywood action movies like Mission Impossible: Fallout (97%) and John Wick 2 (89%).
— Arjo Atayde (@AtaydeArjo) August 2, 2018