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Jordan Peele turns his focus to directing in ‘Get Out’

February 22, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 photo, Jordan Peele poses for a portrait at the SLS Hotel in Los Angeles. Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out,” in theaters Friday, Feb. 24, is one of those rare creations that functions both as a taut psychological thriller and as searing social commentary about racism in the modern era. [&hellip...

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Shooting gets underway for Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film

February 21, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this undated image provided by Lucasfilm, cast members and co-directors of the Han Solo “Star Wars” spin-off pose for a photo, from bottom left, co-director Christopher Miller, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilia...

Box Office Top 20: ‘Lego Batman,’ ‘Fifty Shades’ stay on top

February 21, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Batman, voiced by Will Arnett, in a scene from “The LEGO Batman Movie.” (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Holdovers “The Lego Batman Movie” and “Fifty Shades...

Ex-Minnesota Orchestra maestro Stanislaw Skrowaczewski dies

February 21, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

This June 20, 1989 file photo shows pianist Van Cliburn, left, making a toast with guest conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra Stanislaw Skrowaczewski at a reception following Cliburn’s concert in Philadelphia. Former longtime Minnesota Orchestra...

Noted movie critic Richard Schickel dies at 84

February 20, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Richard Schickel, a noted movie critic for Life and Time magazines who also wrote dozens of books and made documentaries about Hollywood, has died. He was 84. Schickel, who’d had a series of strokes, died on Saturday in Los Angeles...

Jazz fusion guitarist Larry Coryell dies in NYC at age 73

February 20, 2017 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz guitarist Larry Coryell, known as the “Godfather of Fusion,” has died in New York City. He was 73. His publicist, Kurt Nishimura, said Coryell died Sunday in his hotel room of natural causes. Nishimura says he had just...

Hungarian film ‘On Body and Soul’ wins Golden Bear in Berlin

February 18, 2017 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

Hungarian author and director Ildik’ Enyedi, ‘On Body and Soul’ poses for photographers after winning the Golden Bear for Best Film at the awards ceremony of the 67th Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Saturday Feb. 18 2017. (Britta...

London fashion: Versus rocks on; Wickstead favors florals

February 18, 2017 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

Model Bella Hadid wears a creation by designer Versus Versace during their Autumn/Winter 2017 show, as part of London Fashion Week, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week kicked it up a notch Saturday...

James Brown’s ‘Funky Drummer’ Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

February 18, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 4, 2015 photo, legendary drummer Clyde Stubblefield plays a set on the drums at Sosonic studio before a performance to raise money for a scholarship fund established in his name in Madison, Wis. Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who...

Greek artist Jannis Kounellis dies in Rome at 80

February 17, 2017 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

In this May 22, 2014 file photo Jannis Kounellis poses for pictures in Milan, Italy. Greek artist Jannis Kounellis, a major exponent of Arte Povera who made Italy his adopted home, has died in Rome at the age of 80. (Matteo Bazzi/ANSA via AP) MILAN (AP) —...