"Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again" is a wholly ridiculous movie that I thoroughly enjoyed. It's the kind of movie that feels and sounds like a summer vacation should: Fizzy, lively, low-stakes and soundtracked by ABBA.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
You won't usually find Denzel Washington in a movie sequel. He just doesn't do them. Something about not wanting to repeat himself. So there must be something special indeed for him to break his own rule for "The Equalizer 2."
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Actress Patricia Clarkson didn't read Gillian Flynn's novel "Sharp Objects" until after shooting her role in HBO's limited-series adaptation of the story.
Friday, July 13, 2018
NEW YORK — I like to imagine what King Kong, as a popcorn-chomping moviegoer, might make of "Skyscraper," the latest summer actioner starring Dwayne Johnson. Would he, watching a goliath ascend the exterior of a high-rise with helicopters and klie…
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Filmmaking brothers and Metairie natives Mark and Jay Duplass' Netflix series "Wild Wild Country" received an Emmy nomination Thursday for outstanding documentary or nonfiction series.
Friday, July 06, 2018
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Wednesday, June 27, 2018
A Plaquemine native will compete on the revival boxing competition series “The Contender” on EPIX, the premium pay television network announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK — Shaquille O'Neal is already known by many names. Superman. The Diesel. The Big Aristotle. But he would like to add another to the list: Movie Star.
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
An upcoming Investigation Discovery two-hour documentary "Sugar Town" will examine the March 2014 death of 22-year-old Victor White III while in police custody in New Iberia, the network announced Tuesday.
Friday, June 22, 2018
Here's the good news: "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom" is more fun than "Jurassic World." It's not exactly a high bar but still a welcome surprise. In the hands of a new director, J.A. Bayona, with Chris Pratt's high-wattage charisma on full blast…
Monday, June 18, 2018
Sunday, June 17, 2018
In the newest episode of Anthony Bourdain's CNN series "Parts Unknown," the late chef, world traveler, adventurer and television personality documented a visit to south Louisiana last February to immerse himself in Cajun Mardi Gras.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Friday, June 15, 2018
A few months before Anthony Bourdain's death, the TV star spent Mardi Gras in Mamou and Lafayette, dressed in full attire to chase chickens in true Courir de Mardi Gras fashion.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Hip-hop dancer CJ Butler, of Geismar, brings his dancing and his story to FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance" on Monday night.
Saturday, June 09, 2018
Friday, June 08, 2018
Thursday, June 07, 2018
LOS ANGELES — The first thing writer-director Ari Aster felt after "Hereditary's" midnight premiere at the Sundance Film Festival was relief: audiences didn't hate it.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Monday, June 04, 2018
Louisiana Public Broadcasting and Independent Television Service (ITVS) will be hosts for a special live chat and online screening of "Served Like a Girl" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Friday, June 01, 2018
Thursday, May 31, 2018
They say history repeats itself, which has to be true, otherwise how else could a political drama that began at the turn of the century still be so accurate?
Friday, May 25, 2018
If there's one takeaway from "Solo: A Star Wars Story," it's that our favorite scoundrel had been through a lot before he ever met up with Luke, Obi-Wan and Leia.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Although more Louisiana residents trust local media than national media outlets, only 36 percent of the state’s news consumers say local news deals fairly with both sides.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Louisiana Public Broadcasting will premiere "The Legends Gala" at 5 p.m. Sunday on WLPB, Channel 27 (cable Channel 12 in Baton Rouge and Lafayette).
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Chef turned travel TV host Anthony Bourdain spent three days in Lafayette in February filming a Cajun-themed episode of his CNN show Parts Unknown, according to a report by PEOPLE magazine.
Mike Gonzales, winner of The Advocate's Jambalaya Contest last week, will appear on WBRZ morning show "2une In" at 6:45 a.m. Thursday.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
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FOX has provided The Advocate will this video clip offering an early look at the New Orleans-set episode of "The Simpsons" airing Sunday night.
Former LSU and NBA great Shaquille O'Neal lost out to actor Ken Jeong on last Sunday's episode of the TBS series "Drop the Mic."