I am far too often ridiculed for my belief that everything happens for a reason. I’m an unapologetic fan of silver linings and signs from the universe – often nonexistent ones.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened its doors to actors, musicians and athletes under one condition: the celebrities must dress to fit the theme of “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” as in unnatural, exaggerated ensembles.
Inclusivity and the Academy haven’t exactly gone hand-in-hand over the last 90 years. But Sunday’s Oscars ceremony may indicate a stark shift in trend.
The 2019 show marks an unparalleled triumph for African-Americans in the industry.
Addiction, fame and toxic relationships could potentially lay the foundation for an extremely problematic story.
But in 2018, these issues were at the heart of a film that racked up eight Academy Award nominations, and widespread critical acclaim.
The first annual Noche de Ritmo brought together mariachi music, traditional dancing and chicken and cheese tamales.
Organized by the Latino Greek Council, the event was held Tuesday night in Bruin Plaza.
Clearly, the “Black Panther” hype will not die anytime soon.
Tuesday night, ardent fans attended the Hammer Museum’s special screening of the film, followed by a panel discussion featuring actors Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and Angela Bassett.
They say the hottest fire forges the strongest steel.
Alex Jablonski’s “Wildland” is proof. The documentary film follows members of a firefighting crew over a summer as they battle both personal struggles and physical calamities, including the 2016 Soberanes fire – one of the most costly wildfires in California’s history.
An ornate coffin that stands open upon a stage is the impressive opening image of “Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.” An eerie haze dances under sapphire lighting, signaling the wintry tale that will ensue.
Sometimes, even a 48-year-long gap isn’t enough to deter the completion of a shelved film.
Orson Welles’ “The Other Side of the Wind” is proof.
The film, for which shooting began in 1970, was never officially released and will now premiere Friday on Netflix.
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