Tag: entertainment

Penny Marshall, co-star of ‘Laverne & Shirley’ and director of ‘A League of Their Own,’ dead at 75

(CNN)Actress Penny Marshall, who found fame in TV’s “Laverne & Shirley” before going on to direct such beloved films as “Big” and “A League of Their Own,” has died. She was 75. Describing her upbringing, Marshall, who wrote… Read More

Tab Hunter, iconic 1950s actor, dead at 86

(CNN)Tab Hunter, who rose to fame as a Hollywood heartthrob in the 1950s, died Sunday at Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara, California, Allan Glaser, his partner of 35 years, confirmed to CNN. Glaser said the cause of death… Read More

‘Big Little Lies’ Season 2 just added an incredible new star

Meryl Streep, star of Big Little Lies Season 2Image: Mike coppola / Getty Images Just when you thought Big Little Lies couldn’t possibly get any better or bigger, here comes Meryl Motherf*cking Streep to prove you wrong. SEE… Read More

Jerry Lewis, comedian, dies at 91

(CNN)Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Candi Cazau. He was 91. Lewis first gained fame for his frenzied comedy-and-music act… Read More

Army of One: Inside Nicolas Cages Insane Osama bin Laden Movie

The inimitable Nic Cage plays Gary Faulknera samurai sword-wielding man who travels to Pakistan on a mission from God to capture Osama bin laden. And yes, this really happened. “> The wild tale of Gary Brooks Faulkner, the… Read More

One proposed script for a ‘Beetlejuice’ sequel was set in Hawaii

You asked for it and here it is: What’s a better way to follow-up the Things You Didn’t Know About Edward Scissorhands than with another Tim Burton film? The 1988 classic Beetlejuice contains more secrets than we thought… Read More

Which really came first, the ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ film or novel?

Before the first strains of Richard Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra echoed in movie theaters (and the public consciousness for decades to come), 2001: A Space Odyssey was a novel by Arthur C. Clarke. Stanley Kubrick made a lot… Read More