SAG Awards 2020 fashion: The stars shine bright and bold on the silver carpet

LOS ANGELES -- The Screen Actors Guild Awards are frequently described as an actors-celebrating-their-own kind of affair and, based on Sunday night's awards, it was a celebrate-your-own-style affair as well, with most of the memorable looks coming down the silver carpet pumping up the volume, amping up the color and showcasing boldness -- in ...Read more

'Parasite' wins top prize at the 2020 Screen Actors Guild Awards

LOS ANGELES -- With just three weeks to go until the Oscars, this year's unpredictable awards season took another surprising twist at Sunday evening's Screen Actors Guild Awards, as Hollywood's actors gave their highest honor to Bong Joon Ho's genre-scrambling class satire "Parasite."

Beating out a diverse field including "Bombshell," "The ...Read more

Box office: 'Bad Boys for Life' opens at No. 1, 'Dolittle' falters in 2nd

LOS ANGELES -- This weekend at the box office, old things were made new again as Sony released its long-delayed "Bad Boys" sequel and Universal sought to introduce a younger audience to the classic Dr. Dolittle character.

In first place, "Bad Boys for Life" opened with an impressive $59.2 million and an estimated $68.1 million through the ...Read more

Lynda Hirsh Soap Opera Summaries For This Week

"THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL": Hope breaks down to Brooke and shares what she witnessed between Steffy and Liam. Liam and Steffy get real about their shared encounter. Steffy attempts to tell Liam that Thomas pulled some strings to get what he wanted. Hope tells Brooke that Douglas is her hero. Steffy and Ridge are worried about the outcome of ...Read more

Lynda Hirsh On This Week's TV Gossip

"All My Children" would be 50 years old this week. I watched the first show which makes me -- Ah! Nevermind, you do the math. Let's just say the fire department cut off my use of birthday candles years ago because the number was considered a fire hazard.

Sadly, "AMC" only lasted 41 years. Brian Frons, in one of the dumbest TV executive moves to...Read more

Betty White, looking fab at 98, gets birthday love from her celebrity fans

Forever golden girl Betty White's birthday is practically a national holiday, and who better to ring it in than her "Proposal" co-stars Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock?

The actors reunited on social media Friday to deliver a sweet birthday message to the Hollywood legend, who turned 98 on Friday. Reynolds and Bullock starred as White's on-...Read more

Commentary: Martin Luther King Jr. would want peace, not war with Iran

A great way to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is to listen to his words for peace. We need his inspiration as we are dangerously sliding toward war with Iran, and many other conflicts remain ongoing.

King advocated diplomacy, talking to your enemies to build peace treaties instead of an endless spiral of tension and violence. When Dr. ...Read more

LA's George Lucas museum acquires 'Separate Cinema' archive

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, the billion-dollar brainchild of "Star Wars" creator George Lucas and Ariel Investments co-CEO and president Mellody Hobson, has acquired a vast collection known as the Separate Cinema Archive, comprising more than 37,000 film posters, scripts and exhibition and promotion relics dating back more than a century....Read more

In moving tribute, Dwayne Johnson remembers his father's 'barrier breaking life'

Dwayne Johnson is "in pain" after the passing of his father, wrestler Rocky Johnson, who died Wednesday at age 75.

The actor revealed that in a long tribute to his dad posted Friday on Instagram, in which he remembered Rocky's "barrier breaking life" as half of the "Soul Patrol," the first black tag-team in professional wrestling.

"I was the ...Read more

'Nothing was off-limits': Hillary Clinton discusses life-spanning new docuseries

LOS ANGELES -- Hillary Clinton will be the first to say that Hulu's four-part documentary series chronicling her life and 2016 presidential campaign did not start out as the project it ended up being.

"Hillary," which makes its Sundance premiere next week, features interviews with Clinton, as well as her husband and former president, Bill ...Read more

K-pop sensation BTS gets artsy with new 'Black Swan' video

With its new single "Black Swan," South Korea's BTS has delivered an artsy video that features exactly zero members of the red-hot boy band.

But its rabid fans, who are used to the group's genre-hopping style, didn't seem to be bothered Friday by the break from tradition. The video had more than 6.5 million views on YouTube alone as of Friday ...Read more

Jon Favreau shares photo of George Lucas cradling Baby Yoda. No caption needed

Broken, the internet is after a photo of Baby Yoda and George Lucas surfaced on social media.

The blurry but adorable snap, posted Thursday by none other than "The Mandalorian" showrunner Jon Favreau, shows the "Star Wars" creator cradling the 50-year-old tyke as if it were his own grandchild -- which, in a way, it sort of is?

As with any ...Read more

Mac Miller's 'Circles' album: Tears of sadness, tears of joy

Since it was announced just over a week ago, hip-hop fans looked forward to staying up for or waking up Friday morning to a new Mac Miller album.

In the midst of that, Eminem, certainly one of Mac's early influences, threw in his own surprise, dropping the jarringly titled "Music to be Murdered By." As music experiences, they couldn't be any ...Read more

Eminem releases surprise album, urges gun reform in video citing Las Vegas concert massacre

Eminem had an unexpected gift for fans early Friday -- and a stark new video that's sure to spark heated debate.

The Detroit rapper released his 11th album, "Music to Be Murdered By," a 20-track project with guests such as Ed Sheeran, Juice WRLD, Skylar Grey and longtime hometown compatriot Royce da 5'9".

The midnight drop was accompanied by a...Read more

Demi Lovato will sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl. Is that really a good idea?

Demi Lovato's idea of taking it slow as she eases back into her career just took an interesting turn.

The singer, who's been in self-care mode since her 2018 overdose, has announced she'll be singing the national anthem at Super Bowl LIV next month.

That would be the same annual Super Bowl that Nielsen says drew an audience of 98.2 million ...Read more

M. Night Shyamalan, Apple sued for copying creepy baby movie for their creepy baby show

Filmmaker Francesca Gregorini has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against defendants including M. Night Shyamalan and Apple, claiming the Apple TV+ show "Servant" is a "brazen copy" of one of her own feature films.

Filed this week in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the suit accuses Shyamalan, series creator ...Read more

Commentary: Why an Oscar win for '1917' wouldn't be any better than last year's 'Green Book' triumph

Please disregard this column, if anything besides the World War I drama "1917" wins the Producers Guild of America award Saturday.

If "1917" does win, there's a strong statistical likelihood that director Sam Mendes' flamboyantly austere paradox -- a morally simple, technically complex depiction of two soldiers going through all kinds of hell, ...Read more

Grammys chief Deborah Dugan, accused of misconduct, put on leave just 10 days before awards show

LOS ANGELES -- Just 10 days before the 62nd Grammy Awards, Recording Academy President and Chief Executive Deborah Dugan has been placed on leave after an allegation of misconduct, the organization confirmed Thursday.

Dugan took over on Aug. 1 as the first female president of the Recording Academy, which oversees the Grammy Awards. Dugan ...Read more

Robert Downey Jr. could've done anything after Marvel. Why he wanted to make 'Dolittle'

"I've had several careers," Robert Downey Jr. said on an early January afternoon, sitting beside his producing partner and wife, Susan, in a cavernous soundstage on the Universal Studios backlot in Los Angeles. "There was one career where I was happy to be working. Then there was one where I was so happy to be able to be working again. And now ...Read more

'Parasite' was one of the best-acted movies of 2019. Why didn't the Oscars recognize that?

Spoiler alert: If you have not seen "Parasite," be forewarned that this essay discusses key plot details from the movie, including the ending.

Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" made Oscar history on Monday morning by becoming the first Korean movie to score nominations not only for international feature but also for best picture, director and original ...Read more