Is the new Pixar movie about Buzz Lightyear is living up to all the buzz
Looking for something fun to watch this weekend? How about new projects from Chris Evans, Melissa McCarthy, Bryan Cranston, and Annette Bening? Greg Russell, the man with all the information and interviews, joined Jason Carr on Live in the D to discuss the new movies and series.
Martin, McDonald, Porter join stars in telethon for Ukraine
A roster of film, TV and theater all-stars — including Steve Martin, Annette Bening, Billy Porter, Audra McDonald, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Chenoweth, David Hyde Pierce and Rosie Perez — have signed up for a 10-hour telethon to raise money for the victims of the war in Ukraine.
How to Watch “A Night in the Academy Museum”
Tonight at 10pm on ABC, join Tom Hanks and Laura Dern for a night in the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. “A Night in the Academy Museum” grants an exclusive, inside look at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Where to watchYou can stream “A Night in the Academy Museum” for free when you register for FuboTV (7-day free trial). About “A Night in the Academy Museum” from the ABC website:Oscar®-winning actors Laura Dern and Tom Hanks are inviting a few of their friends and colleagues to spend a night in the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures when “A Night in the Academy Museum” airs TUESDAY, OCT. 12 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. “A Night in the Academy Museum” is produced by Herzog & Company in association with Show Shop and directed by Linda Mendoza.mlive.com
Academy Museum to honor Sophia Loren, Haile Gerima at gala
Director Haile Gerima appears at the 65th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, on Sept. 2, 2008, left, and Sophia Loren arrives at the Governors Awards in Los Angeles on Oct. 27, 2019. Loren and independent filmmaker Haile Gerima will be honored with special awards by the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. (Photos by Andrew Medichini/AP, left, and Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is assembling a star-studded cast for its opening gala in September. Italian screen legend Sophia Loren and independent filmmaker Haile Gerima will be honored with special awards, and Tom Hanks, Annette Bening and Bob Iger are being saluted for their efforts to raise $388 million for the long gestating museum, the organization said Monday. Designed by architect Renzo Piano, The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is located at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue in the historic Saban Building.
Film Academy Museum reaches $388M initial fundraising goal
After 8 years and 13,000 donors including the likes of Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has reached and exceeded its pre-fundraising goal. Academy Museum director and president Bill Kramer said Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, that the new museum has raised $388 million. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)It took 8 years and 13,000 donors including the likes of Barbra Streisand and Steven Spielberg, but the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has reached and exceeded its pre-fundraising goal. Academy Museum director and president Bill Kramer said Friday that the new museum has raised $388 million. Located in Los Angeles at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, the Academy Museum is set to open on April 30, five days after the 93rd Academy Awards.
Movies to watch while you wait for election results
Film Critic Greg Russell stopped by to share four movies about the presidency to help you wait for the results. In the film, Douglas plays a first term President and widower. Two former presidents, played by Jack Lemmon and James Garner, find themselves thrown under the bus by the sitting president played by Dan Ackroyd. The final movie Russell had to recommend was Wag the Dog, which features an all-star cast of Robert De Niro and Dustin Hoffman. For more of Russell’s movie suggestions, watch the video above.
Annette Bening to receive AARP Movies for Grownups award
LOS ANGELES, CA Annette Bening will receive AARP the Magazine's lifetime achievement honor at the Movies for Grownups Awards next year. The magazine announced Tuesday that Bening will accept the career achievement award at the ceremony on January 11, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. The 19th annual Movies for Grownups Awards will air January 19 on PBS. Bening won Golden Globe awards for best actress for the 2004 film "Being Julia" and 2010's "The Kids Are All Right." Previous career achievement honorees include Shirley MacLaine, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Costner and Robert De Niro.