In 2002, right there in the lobby of the Broadmoor Cinema 4 in Baton Rouge, a legend held court.
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.
The premise behind writer and director Lulu Wang’s wonderful film ”The Farewell” might be a little hard to accept for some audiences. A family collectively decides not to tell their grandmother that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer and has …
Two years ago on the stage at Denham Springs' North Park, Laine Hardy won second place in the local singing competition Bayou Idol.
Former Baton Rouge actor Wes Brown returns to the Hallmark Channel for its new original movie "Over the Moon in Love" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5.
It took Eddie Murphy more than a decade to get a movie made about Rudy Ray Moore. Judging by the response to the film at the Toronto International Film Festival, the wait was worth it.
Showtime's first true crime docu-series, "Murder in the Bayou," debuts at 8 p.m. Friday and takes viewers to Jennings to revisit the “Jeff Davis 8” case.
Louisiana actor-singer-producer John Schneider's years-long divorce battle with his second wife, Elvira "Elly" Schneider, is over.
The 2014 death of Baton Rouge TV personality Scott Rogers is examined in "The Lies That Bind," a new series airing at 9 p.m. Thursday on Investigation Discovery.
Traditionally, weddings usually lead to some fun and games in the bedroom for the happy and exhausted couple. In the new horror-thriller "Ready or Not," that's definitely true — but the games aren't always fun.
"Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark" is, likably, a Frankenstein of a movie that stitches together tales from the cultishly beloved 1980s book series, written by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by Stephen Gammell.
On its surface, "Sword of Trust" seems like just another indie film. Full of improvised dialogue and hot button topics, this short comedy is full of elements that anger snobs.
La Carreta in Ponchatoula will be the backdrop for a segment on the season premiere of ABC's "What Would You Do?" at 8 p.m. Friday.
In the franchise's first spinoff, the makers of "Fast & Furious" have opted to combine two of the series' supporting standouts, Dwayne Johnson's U.S. government agent Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham's former British agent Deckard Shaw, for anothe…
“Something that is loved is never lost,” Toni Morrison wrote in her esteemed 1987 novel, “Beloved.”