Cinema on the Bayou connects French Louisiana to French Canada.
In “A Hidden Life,” Terrence Malick, the auteur who luxuriates over fields of wheat, blades of grass and cascading water, tells a more accessible story than he usually does. Revere nature though Malick does in his new film, this World War II drama…
Editor’s note: Reviews used here are taken from Advocate staff, wire and Tribune News Service reports. Critics are attributed as M.P. — Michael Phillips; L.B. — Lindsey Bahr; J.C. — Jake Coyle; J. Ch. — Justin Chang; Jocelyn Noveck — J.N.; K.W. — …
"I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
Although he did make it to the Statue of Liberty, 'Money' Mike Thornton's two months in New York City this summer were no vacation.
The role of a reckless diamond dealer is perfect for Adam Sandler. An actor famous for playing annoying louts in comedies, Sandler goes viscerally dramatic as the grating Howard Ratner in “Uncut Gems.”
Not much has caused a disturbance in the “Star Wars” galaxy quite like Rian Johnson’s “The Last Jedi,” an erratic but electric movie that, regardless of how you felt about it, was something worth arguing about.
If you've seen the new Lifetime movie "A Christmas Wish," shot in and set in Ponchatoula, you'll remember the wish box.
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter and visual artist Solange, who now calls New Orleans home, will perform some of her new music on the "Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon" Monday night.
A movie about "The Torture Report" will undoubtedly anger audiences. But Amazon Studios' new drama about those events, "The Report," frustrates for another reason: It's uncompelling.
Driving along Ponchatoula's Pine Street last May, you couldn't miss the street lamps wrapped in silver tinsel, giant red bows topping doorways and the more-than-usual amount of twinkling white lights stretched over the Tangipahoa Parish city's mai…
Watching "The Irishman" is like spending an afternoon with your grandfather — that is, if your grandpa was a mobster or one of the greatest actors most famous for playing mobsters.
The quaint Acadiana town of New Iberia will get its two hours of fame on Saturday night when Lifetime airs "Christmas in Louisiana."
It’s November and, fingers crossed, Louisiana’s brief fall has finally settled in. With a nip in the air and Thanksgiving on the horizon, there’s plenty to be grateful for. This month, I’m sharing a show I am personally thankful exists: “The West Wing.”
Siblings Chasah West and Charliese West, of Lafayette, have been named winners of the 2019 Short Subject Screenplay Competition held by VRS Media Group.
Twelve years before the Civil War, Harriet Tubman made her bold flight from slavery, journeying 100 miles, alone and mostly on foot, from Maryland’s Eastern Shore to Philadelphia. Rather than stay in relative safety, Tubman became an Underground R…
Director Deon Taylor already knew that his New Orleans-shot action-thriller, "Black and Blue," is a crowd pleaser. Even so, the electric reaction to the movie when it screened recently at the AMC Elmwood Palace 20 in Harahan thrilled him.
A meet and greet with New Orleans actor Blake Burt will precede Thursday's 7 p.m. screening of the new faith-based action film "The Reliant" at Movie Tavern Juban Crossing in Denham Springs.
Although Jordan Chase was only a child during the years he and his family lived in the New Orleans area, the blues and soul permeating the city has stuck with him.
An air of menace and a cloud of controversy accompany the arrival of Todd Phillips’ “Joker.” That, in itself, could be something to celebrate. Danger isn’t a quality often found in the sanitized corporate-made movies of today, least of all in the …
The bad news: If you tuned in to Hallmark Channel on Sept. 21, you didn't see former Baton Rouge actor Wes Brown's new original movie "Over the Moon in Love."
Editor’s note: Reviews used here are taken from Advocate staff, wire and Tribune News Service reports. Critics are attributed as M.P. — Michael Phillips; L.B. — Lindsey Bahr; K.T. — Kenneth Turan; J.C. — Jake Coyle; J. Ch. — Justin Chang; J.N. — J…
Laine Hardy's fans, more than 5,000 of them, crowded into Denham Springs' North Park on Saturday for the American Idol's daylong homecoming bash, capped when he took the stage at 9 p.m. to loud cheers from the adoring crowd.
When a group of “dirty” actors rolled into rural Pointe Coupee Parish on motorcycles to film “Easy Rider” more than 50 years ago, few people, if any, imagined the movie they made would achieve the success it did.
In 1989, amid the praise, interviews and prizes for his debut "Sex, Lies, and Videotape," director Steven Soderbergh joked with his then-agent and said, "Great, now I'm going to get hit by a bus."
While the smorgasbord of television-viewing options continues to swell in 2019, the broadcast networks' fall TV season is alive and well, bursting with possibilities — new dramas and comedies, fresh faces and familiar friends.