Andrea Mandell USA TODAY Published 5:51 p.m. UTC Aug 2, 2018 Oscars talk in August? Hey, in Hollywood, it's never too early to start polishing the statues. While the 2019 Oscars (Feb. 24) may seem a million years away, a slew of awards hopefuls will be unveiled this fall at prestigious film festivals in Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York. After scouring the offerings, here are 11 noteworthy films you should be paying attention to. Lady Gaga is taking on a Hollywood classic Warner Bros. is betting big on Lady Gaga's "A Star Is Born" (in theaters Oct. 5), which marks Bradley Cooper's directorial debut. Cooper co-stars as an alcoholic rocker who falls for a girl singing in a dive bar (Gaga). All eyes are on the remake, which will play at Venice Film Festival before its showcase in Toronto and features a Gaga-heavy soundtrack to boot. There's a Damien Chazelle-Barry Jenkins rematch brewing As fate … [Read more...] about It’s never too early for Oscars! 11 movies you should be paying attention to already
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Kelly Lawler USA TODAY Published 1:19 p.m. UTC Jul 29, 2018 BEVERLY HILLS, California – Julia Roberts had to correct her new director, Sam Esmail ("Mr. Robot"), about the plot of "My Best Friend's Wedding." "We weren't boyfriend and girlfriend. We were best friends." The classic 1997 rom-com came up while Roberts was promoting her role on Amazon's "Homecoming" (premiering Nov. 2), in which she shares the screen with her "Wedding" co-star Dermot Mulroney for the third time. After playing best friends in "Wedding," "he was my sister’s boyfriend in 'August, Osage County,' and finally my boyfriend (in 'Homecoming'). It only took 30 years." "Homecoming" is based on the popular Gimlet Media podcast, and follows a caseworker at a questionable transitional center for soldiers returning home from battle. It's Roberts' first regular role on a TV series (she appeared in the 2014 HBO movie "The Normal Heart"), but she told … [Read more...] about Julia Roberts finally gets Dermot Mulroney as her boyfriend in Amazon’s ‘Homecoming’
Tekashi 6ix9ine now claims he felt XXXTentacion’s spirit with him when he was allegedly kidnapped and robbed on Sunday. The Fefe rapper shared a photo of his deceased friend on Instagram, revealing in the caption that ‘as crazy as it sounds’ he’s sure the 20-year-old was looking after him. ‘Yesterday morning I had a feeling that it was my day to die. May GOD strike me dead if I’m lying,’ he captioned the image. Referring to XXXTentacion he added: ‘I know you was there. Nothing materialistic is more important then [sic] LIFE. I live to see another DAY I get to see my daughter another day. No hate Charge it to the streets [sic].’ Tekashi 6ix9ine was allegedly kidnapped and robbed in Brooklyn, New York early Sunday morning Tekashi 6ix9ine claimed in an emotional Instagram post that deceased friend XXXTentacion was looking after him during a recent attack 6ix9ine told police he was robbed after he was yanked from a car … [Read more...] about 6ix9ine felt XXXTentacion with him during New York beating and robbery
Tom Hanks’ weepie Forrest Gump was yesterday named our favourite feelgood film, thanks to its charming story of unrequited love and friendship over the decades. The nationwide poll, part of the Must See #FilmWithFeels campaign, also placed 1985’s Back To the Future second, with just two films from the last decade in the top 10 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Beauty and the Beast . But is Oscar-winner Tom’s dimwitted Forrest really the first man Brits turn to for a pick-me-up? While many agree, others don’t – so here’s my list of the best 50 feelgood films of all time... 1. Groundhog Day (1993) In this comic masterpiece Bill Murray’s weatherman has to live the same day over and over until he learns to be a better person. Andie McDowell plays his straight man in the romcom you can watch again and again. 2. Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds make ’em laugh and laugh in the … [Read more...] about Top 50 feelgood movies to lift your spirits as Forrest Gump wins nationwide vote
BRAD Pitt is one of the biggest movie stars in the world. Having starred in blockbusters like Fight Club, Ocean's Eleven and Snatch, Pitt is worth a pretty penny. Here's the lowdown on the hunky Hollywood star... How old is Brad Pitt? What is his background? William Bradley Pitt, 54, was born on December 18, 1963 and grew up in Springfield, Missouri with his dad William, mum Jane Etta, brother Douglas and sister Julie. His father ran a trucking company while his mother worked as a school counsellor. Pitt excelled at sports in high school and was on the golf, swimming and tennis teams and also performed in school musicals. He went on to enrol at the University of Missouri where he majored in journalism but just two weeks before the end of his degree he moved to LA where he started acting lessons and worked odd jobs to get by. Brad landed small roles in TV shows before finally making it to the big time. What are Brad's biggest movie roles? After moving to LA, Brad spent a few years … [Read more...] about How old is Brad Pitt, what’s his real first name and net worth, who’s his new girlfriend and what are his biggest movies?