Many can relate to the rollercoaster that was Hunter Plake's 2016.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017
A 1990s hit, the "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" threw together five teenagers, robots and monsters. The show was violent and ridiculous, but that didn't stop it from making billions from toys, merchandise and movie ticket sales.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Friday, March 17, 2017
The Disney "live-action" remakes, of which the new "Beauty and the Beast" is but one in an assembly line, are starting to resemble an iPhone software update. Click a button and that old cartoon interface changes Belle into Emma Watson, the Beast i…
Monday, March 13, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Don't take this the wrong way, but Zachary Richard wants to distance himself from "Evangeline."
Sunday, February 26, 2017
Friday, February 24, 2017
LOS ANGELES — Mahershala Ali's universe is expanding, personally and professionally. After almost 20 years as an actor, he's attending his first Academy Awards as a star of two of its best picture nominees: he's Taraji P. Henson's love interest in…
Friday, February 24, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017
Law enforcement officers from the Iberville and Lafayette Parish Sheriff's offices surround suspect Tommy Francise's rig at a Crowley truck stop. Guns drawn, they shout for him to exit the vehicle, the camera zooms in on Francise's face and then …
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
Friday, February 10, 2017
Somewhat deep into the searing and utterly necessary documentary "I Am Not Your Negro," director Raoul Peck overlays audio from a 1960 U.S. Government film "The Land We Love," in which the narrator extols the virtues of America and the freedoms af…
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Monday, February 06, 2017
Retiba Hegazzi, 9, picks up part of her cooking skills from her father, who is from Egypt, and from watching the Food Network. For baking, she's inspired by her mom and from living in New Orleans.
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Netflix has bought distribution rights in the United States for the Louisiana-film “Mudbound.” The streaming service paid $12.5 million for the drama. That’s the biggest price tag for a film screened at Sundance this year. The Hollywood Reporter, …
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Kaj Friis-Hecht, 10, took his New Orleans swagger (per host Ted Allen) to "Chopped Junior" Tuesday night and came away $10,000 richer.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
A small street in the small south Louisiana town of Lutcher showed up on the big screen at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, transformed into a post-World War II setting for the film "Mudbound," which premiered to high praise on Jan. 21.
Monday, January 23, 2017
Two years ago, Kaj Friis-Hecht wasn’t involved in the kitchen except to occasionally help scramble some eggs. But that’s understandable: He was 8 years old.
Friday, January 20, 2017
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
The five well-dressed people, all present or former police detectives, gather around the dining table in one of New Orleans' beautiful old homes. The stories they share, however, are anything but pretty.
Monday, January 16, 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Youngsters are now going to be able to get a dose of healthy digital content whenever and wherever they (or more likely their parents) choose.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
When Leo Verde turned from Hereford Street onto Boylston Street, it was an adrenaline rush. In sight, about three blocks away, was the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line, where his fiancée and now wife, Laure Stoma Verde, waited to celebrate his acc…
Saturday, January 07, 2017
Friday, January 06, 2017
A new drama hitting theaters this weekend could be a dark horse Oscar contender, and it has ties to Baton Rouge.
Wednesday, January 04, 2017
With big yellow glasses, blonde hair and a flowy tunic, Painting with a Twist co-founder and CFO Renee Maloney went under the radar at her own company on tonight's episode of CBS' "Undercover Boss."
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Painting with a Twist co-founder Renee Maloney has a confession: She failed art.
There, it's out there. However, it didn't stop her and friend Cathy Deano from launching their paint-and-sip business in 2007 in Mandeville. Franchising began two years later, and there are now 320 studios in 36 states.
Monday, January 02, 2017
Thursday, December 29, 2016
The blue music of "Fences" sings with a ferocious beauty in Denzel Washington's long-in-coming adaptation of August Wilson's masterpiece of African-American survival and sorrow.
Friday, December 23, 2016
We seem to be shooting our best movie stars into outer space with alarming frequency. George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon and now Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt have all been rocketed out of the stratosphere. Perhaps…
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Critics are bestowing radiant reviews on “La La Land,” the audacious movie musical from “Whiplash” writer-director Damien Chazelle.
Friday, December 16, 2016
"Rogue One: A Star Wars Story " seemed suspicious on paper, like any film saddled with the dreaded "spin-off" label. For a while, all the odds looked stacked against it, too — reshoots, script changes and a director in Gareth Edwards whose last bl…
SAN FRANCISCO — A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there were more stories than those of the Skywalker family. That was the idea Disney was counting on when it purchased George Lucas' empire Lucasfilm for $4 billion in 2012, and the right…
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Damien Chazelle's Los Angeles musical "La La Land" sang and danced its way to a leading seven Golden Globes nominations, with Barry Jenkins' celebrated coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" close on its heels with six nods.