Rocky the Flying Squirrel and his nemesis Natasha Fatale sparred on "The Bullwinkle Show."
Cindy Lou Who cooed to the Grinch, Witch Hazel cackled, and Granny scolded Sylvester and Tweety in the Looney Tunes shorts.
Behind these and myriad other animated characters was the same voice actress.
June Foray, who stretched, bent and manipulated her...Read more
Stephen Colbert has ridden anti-Donald Trump sentiment to the top of the late-night ratings. Now he's riding it all the way to premium cable.
On Thursday, Showtime announced it had ordered 10 episodes of an as-yet-untitled animated series featuring cartoon renderings of the president, his family and inner circle.
The satirical half-hour series...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Peter Frampton fan who unwittingly triggered the classic rocker's onstage meltdown during Sunday's concert in Red Wing, Minn., got a phone call from her guitar hero, who "apologized over and over" and arranged to sign the album cover she brought to the concert.
Sherry Tupa, of Champlin, Minn., said Frampton "was so humble and...Read more
Any time the surviving Beatles reunite on record is a historic occasion. But a new single from Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr packs in even more classic-rock star power.
Starr's new song "We're on the Road Again" is one of several collaborations with his former bandmate on his new LP, "Give More Love." The song also has guest appearances from ...Read more
Tart and beautifully acted, "Landline" takes place in 1995, by which time the invention of the cordless telephone had already begun to relegate the traditional wall- or desk-located landline phone to the realm of antiquity. It's a good, flexible emblem of the era, though -- a reminder of a time when family members had to work a little harder at ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Justin Bieber accidentally struck a photographer with his pickup Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, police said.
The 57-year-old photographer was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to Beverly Hills Police Sgt. Matthew Stout.
Bieber stayed at the scene and "fully cooperated" with the ...Read more
BEATRIZ AT DINNER. 3 stars. A Mexican-American nurse ends up at a dinner among wealthy California swells (John Lithgow, Connie Britton) causing friction-filled conversation that crosses lines of class and culture. From director Miguel Arteta and writer Mike White. 1 hr. 23 R (adult themes, language, class warfare) -- Gary Thompson
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You have questions. I have some answers.
Q: I was disappointed to see that neither Kono or Chin will be back on "Hawaii Five-0." They were such an integral part of the show and this will change the whole dynamics. I know they wanted more money, but who was the biggest holdout: the actors or the show?
A: According to reports of the negotiations...Read more
The Mystery of Jessica BensonC.K. Laurence
Jessica Benson is hot, beautiful, bisexual and dead. Her life and death intersects the drama of a professional football team and the detectives who are on the case. The author has been a student of crime activity and weaves an exciting story of mystery and intrigue, ...
Ever wonder who's stayed in that hotel room before you?
Me either, but apparently there are others who have; hence two new television anthologies that explore the sometimes disturbing, sometimes humorous week-to-week life of a short-term rental.
HBO's "Room 104" by Mark and Jay Duplass ("Togetherness," "Animals") is a wildly creative drama set...Read more
F. Scott Fitzgerald's unfinished, posthumously published, might-have-been-a-masterpiece novel "The Last Tycoon" has become a TV series, premiering Friday on Amazon. It's the studio's second work of Fitzgeraldiana this year, after the fine Scott-and-Zelda bio-series "Z: The Beginning of Everything." Make of that what you will.
As edited for ...Read more
We're seeing a good amount of costume and candlelight noir lately, turning period dramas of illicit unions and scandal and murder into glorious pulp gold. Rachel Weisz in "My Cousin Rachel" and Nicole Kidman in "The Beguiled" can welcome bloodstained Florence Pugh, starring in the compact but perfectly formed "Lady Macbeth." It is to die for.
Sony Pictures' decision to make an animated movie about the secret lives of happy- and frowney-faced emojis drew plenty of eye rolls two years ago when the project was first revealed. But "The Emoji Movie," centered around the popular texting icons, is hoping to bring tears of joy to executives' faces with its box office returns -- and ...Read more
Citing her advanced age, legendary actress Olivia de Havilland has filed a motion in her "Feud" lawsuit for a preferential trial date this fall.
De Havilland's attorneys filed in Los Angeles Superior Court on Tuesday, requesting that the jury trial be set in November or no later than 120 days of her motion being granted. The 101-year-old is ...Read more
With Anthony Scaramucci replacing Sean Spicer as the new face of White House spin, who will "Saturday Night Live" bring on to play him? There's more anticipation than usual, coming on the heels of Melissa McCarthy's splashy impersonation of Spicer last season -- a performance that, for some viewers, came with the bonus of irking the president ...Read more
Director David Leitch's "Atomic Blonde" strives to be a mysterious Reagan-age spy drama that has a 21st century feel because it has been infused with the aggressively excessive violence so pronounced in the world of graphic novels. The script by Kurt Johnstad is based on the graphic novel "The Coldest City," by Antony Johnston.
The spy thriller...Read more
NEW YORK -- Out in the real world, Donald Trump was navigating meetings in France and Donald Trump Jr. was fielding questions about Russia.
Inside a theater on Manhattan's Upper West Side, though, characters from the Trump universe were singing, preening and impersonating.
"Working Moms of America, I'm honored to be here with you," said "...Read more
Rather than the gray skies, beige overcoats and grim tension of many thrillers set during the Cold War, the new film "Atomic Blonde" exists in a boldly sensual world of neon-streaked lighting, high-glamour outfits, moody synth-pop and intense action. All of which is used to spotlight the hard-charging performance by star (and producer) Charlize ...Read more
In the opening shots of "Lady Macbeth," a bride (Florence Pugh) gazes upward through the mist of her veil, looking lovely, quietly curious and very young. In its final shots, she sits on a mustard-yellow couch in her husband's home, her position precisely centered, her gaze as unyielding and dark as the heavy wooden furniture in the room. In the...Read more
Carice van Houten knows that her "Game of Thrones" character Melisandre can be scary. She claims to serve a god known as the Lord of Light, but she's done an awful lot of dark things in his name. Among them: killing Renly Baratheon (Gethin Anthony) with "blood magic," abandoning Stannis Baratheon (Stephen Dillane) -- the horse she backed in the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Christopher Nolan, the cross cut-happy auteur behind artistically ambitious, hugely expensive box-office behemoths like "Inception" and the "Dark Knight" trilogy, has never earned an Oscar nomination as a director.
Fanboys and some cineastes would call that omission a grievous oversight. Nolan's detractors would cite it as a rare...Read more
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