Every Who down in Whoville gets a new Grinch this season. Why, you may ask? The idea defies reason. Does the classic need help from a hot Cumberbatch? Or is this strange union a bizarre mismatch?
Thursday, December 06, 2018
New Orleans native Patricia Clarkson has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her role in the HBO series "Sharp Objects," it was announced Thursday morning.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
The holidays are meant for spending time with family. And if you're hanging out with my relatives, you'll probably watch a movie that has little to do with the season.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Louisiana Public Broadcasting and the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana will present two holiday fundraisers aimed at preserving the state's French heritage and language.
Monday, December 03, 2018
In October, Tyler Perry announced that he is retiring Madea, the tough, boisterous matriarch that the New Orleans native has portrayed for almost 20 years in a series of stage plays and films.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Lafayette entrepreneur Kyle Allen and business partner Nick Palermo, of Aspen, Colorado, hope to make a deal on ABC's "Shark Tank" at 9 p.m. Sunday.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Sometimes, life can seem like a big steaming pile of nothing. Sure, there are highs and lows. However, those bigger peaks and valleys don't interest Joel and Ethan Coen much. Rather, the filmmaking brothers are interested in how the world coldly k…
The snow will be artificial but the Christmas spirit real at Bo's Christmas Bozaar this weekend at John Schneider Studios, 16050 Florida Blvd. in Holden.
Monday, November 26, 2018
Actor-singer John Schneider, who now calls Louisiana home, will appear on Monday night's season finale of "Long Island Medium" on TLC.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
A Grinch of a tornado destroyed most of the Ken and Marybeth Jenkins family's outdoor Christmas decorations days before the 2014 holiday.
The weight of legacy hangs heavily over "Creed II." Not just for most of the characters, who must come to grips with their own family histories. But also for the filmmakers, tasked with making a sequel to a successful spin-off of a beloved franchi…
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Tune in a little early for Thursday night's game between the Saints and the Atlanta Falcons in New Orleans to catch chef Emeril Lagasse creating an NFL-themed Thanksgiving feast.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Filmed in New Orleans and nearby locations in southeast Louisiana, “Green Book” depicts a 1962 tour of the Deep South by African-American concert pianist Don Shirley.
Monday, November 12, 2018
"I am pretty pumped to be a part of this new series!" Baton Rouge native and actor Louis Herthum posted on Facebook last week.
Friday, November 09, 2018
Like the bottomless trunk totted by "magizoologist" Newt Scamander, "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is a mixed bag of wonders.
No, "The Girl in the Spider's Web" isn't a Spider-Man spinoff about a young woman ensnarled by Peter Parker. But you'd be forgiven for thinking the latest, revamped iteration of Stieg Larsson's thrillers has some superhero DNA.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Monday, November 05, 2018
Opelousas singer-songwriter Kylie Frey will compete on USA Network's new music showcase series "Real Country" debuting at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Where does a preening, pansexual rock god get his powers? The Freddie Mercury biopic "Bohemian Rhapsody" traces his sonorous majesty to an unlikely place: his back teeth.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The Louisiana International Film Festival's new executive director Sarah Mason has new ideas for the festival but is quick to point to the foundation that's already been built.
Monday, October 22, 2018
New Orleans native Aimée Fortier thinks her guest-starring role on Thursday night's "Law & Order: SVU" is about a lot more than a television show.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
With hollow eyes and sagging cheeks, the flabby white mask of Michael Myers is horror's great blank slate. Project your fears here, it says. Myers doesn't speak. His movements never rise beyond a deliberate gait (well, aside from all the stabbing …
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Thursday, October 11, 2018
"The Hate U Give" begins with a scene at the family dinner table where a father is giving his young kids "the talk" — the one in which he explains to his 9-year-old daughter, Starr, and toddler son exactly what to do when they're pulled over by a …
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
It's been six years since the Bayou Corne sinkhole appeared. The result of a collapsed salt dome cavern, the sinkhole grew from one acre to around 34, swallowing whole trees in its path and releasing methane gas.
Thursday, October 04, 2018
There are countless ways to celebrate Halloween. So stop listening to “Monster Mash” for the 879th time and turn on Amazon Video’s “Lore” to put you in the spooky spirit.
Horror movies in the 2000s weren't scary. Instead, hits like "Saw" and "Hostel" tortured audiences with gore, blood and jump-scares.
It's hard not to go into "A Star Is Born" without a lot of prejudgments. Even if you haven't seen the other three versions, the mere fact that they exist, and with such formidable talent, is enough to make anyone scoff at the fact that Hollywood k…
Tuesday, October 02, 2018
Baton Rouge native Louis Herthum as recurring character Pat Halstead will be featured on NBC series "Chicago Fire" and "Chicago Med" on Wednesday night as part of the new season's first three-show crossover.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018
You instantly know the green skin, the flat-top and the bolts in the neck. Frankenstein's creature (he's not a monster, just misunderstood) is one of the most recognizable parts of the horror canon. Hell, he's even a rockabilly icon.
Growing up in Baton Rouge in the 1970s, Karey Kirkpatrick spent his afternoons with Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny and Porky Pig.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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Thursday, September 20, 2018
The 10-year-old hero at the center of the film "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" likes to look up words in the dictionary, like "foreboding" and "indomitable." He might want to be familiar with the term "execrable" — that's a good one for this movie.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Predators are personal for Shane Black. He was hacked apart by one of the fearsome alien hunters in the first "Predator" movie 31 years ago and now returns to sit in the director's chair for the latest in the franchise.