What's streaming now: 'Barbie,' Dan & Shay, 'The Morning Show' and 'Welcome to Wrexham'
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album from country pop duo Dan & Shay, the return of Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon for season three of “The Morning Show” and you can own “Barbie” — for a price.
‘Blue Beetle’ unseats ‘Barbie’ atop box office, ending four-week reign
The DC superhero film “Blue Beetle” led weekend ticket sales with an estimated $25.4 million, according to studio estimates, dethroning “Barbie” from the top spot after a record-setting run that left movie theaters colored pink for a month.
New this week: 'White Noise,' 21 Savage and Kennedy Honors
This week’s new entertainment releases include a streaming concert from 21 Savage, a Netflix film starring Adam Driver made from Don DeLillo’s 1985 novel “White Noise” and a movie marathon on Turner Classic Movies featuring the martini-swilling detectives Nick and Nora Charles from “The Thin Man.”.
Aronofsky, Iñarritu films set for Venice Film Festival
Darren Aronofsky’s “The Whale,” the Marilyn Monroe drama “Blonde,” Alejandro González Iñárritu’s “Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths” and Guadagnino’s “Bones and All,” with Timothée Chalamet, will all have their world premieres in competition at the Venice International Film Festival this fall.
Chloé Zhao, Emerald Fennell make history in DGA nominations
This image released by Focus Features shows Carey Mulligan, left, Emerald Fennell and Laverne Cox on the set of "Promising Young Woman." (Focus Features via AP)NEW YORK – Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell have been nominated for outstanding directorial achievement by the Directors Guild of America, marking the first time two women have ever competed for the guild's top honor. The 73rd Annual DGA Awards, considered a strong indicator of directing honors at the Academy Awards, announced nominees Tuesday. The Directors Guild Awards will be held virtually April 10. ___This story corrects the date of the Directors Guild Awards to April 10.
Stars advocate for progress at honorary Oscars event
Wes Studi accepts an honorary award at the Governors Awards on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, at the Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles. DiCaprio stood twice to applaud Studi, taking out his phone to film the actor proudly holding his Oscar. There have been only a handful of indigenous people nominated for Oscars. Jodie Foster, in a video tribute, said she didn't even realize women could be directors before she learned about Wertmller. "Women in the room please scream, 'We want Anna the female Oscar.'"
Trailer for Greta Gerwig's 'Little Women' looks delightful
The last time you thought about the novel "Little Women" was probably when you had to read it in high school, but you'll be hearing a lot more about the story because the trailer for the star-studded movie just came out and it looks delightful. Based off of Louisa May Alcott's 1868 novel, this will be the eighth time the story has been adapted for film. Director and writer Greta Gerwig is in charge of the newest adaptation. Gerwig, who was nominated for an Oscar for directing "Ladybird," is teaming up with her "Ladybird" muse Saoirse Ronan, who will play the movie's main character, Jo March. The trailer was released on Tuesday and it looks absolutely splendid, with Gerwig writing and directing this version of the film.