At The Movies
The War With Grandpa
Peter and his grandpa (Robert De Niro)
used to be very close, but when Grandpa Jack moves in
with the family, Peter is forced to give up his most
prized possession: his bedroom. Peter will stop at
nothing to get his room back, scheming with friends to
devise a series of pranks to drive him out. However,
grandpa doesn't give up easily, and it turns into an
all-out war between the two. A good support cast makes
this a very enjoyable romp. With traits of Matilda,
Home alone and Going in Style, all
rolled into one laugh out loud film.
Filthy Rich (Hulu)
Kim Cattrall is back in this steamy, serialized satirical
drama about a rich Southern family that made their money
from owning and running a Christian television network.
But queue the irony when the patriarch and founder is
killed in a plane crash, and three new mysterious family
members emerge with rights to the empire due to multiple
affairs he had over the years. The show, based on a
series of the same name from New Zealand, has guilty
pleasure soap opera written all over it. Episodes are
released weekly on Fox and streaming on Hulu.
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Sarah Paulson stars in this Ryan
Murphy psychological thriller based on Nurse Mildred
Ratched, the character of the same name from the 1962
novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (which was
also made into the Academy Award-winning
1975 film of the same name starring Jack
Nicholson). Serving as a prequel to the story, the
series takes place in 1947 when Nurse Ratched starts
working at a psychiatric hospital. While she pretends to
be the perfect caregiver, she is anything but. Deep
down, her internal monster is beginning to grow as she
delves further into infiltrating the mental healthcare
system and satisfying her own dark desires. The series
also stars Finn Wittrock, Cynthia
Nixon, and Sharon Stone. While
season 1 just premiered last week, the show had already
received a two season order.
Harrison Ford once asked up and coming actor Adam
Sandler to wash his car at a party. In one of the funnyman’s accounts, he
revealed he was at a party thrown by the late Carrie Fisher when
her Star Wars co-star asked the then unknown Sandler to clean up
Harry Styles has reportedly met with James Bond
bosses to discuss taking over the iconic role. Daniel Craig’s final
outing as 007, No Time to Die, is now scheduled for release on 2 April
2021, after multiple delays amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. However, that’s
not stopping bosses looking to the future of the franchise. The singer, 26, has
met with film bosses about replacing Craig as 007, after betting was suspended
on Tom Hardy playing the secret service agent.
Anne Heche’s three year lesbian romance with Ellen
DeGeneres cost the actress her movie career. “My movie premiere for
Volcano, I had told them (producers) that I was taking Ellen as my date and
I was told if I took Ellen I would lose my Fox contract,” says Heche.
Drake made one young fan’s day this week when he reached out with a
special birthday greeting for a Toronto teen fighting a rare form of brain
cancer. The Toronto superstar sent a video message to Zelek Murray
after hearing about the 14 year old’s battle from friend Mustafa the Poet.
The release of director Denis Villeneuve’s highly-anticipated
Dune remake has been bumped to October, 2021. Film fans had been hoping to
check out the sci-fi blockbuster in theatres just before Christmas, but with
coronavirus cases on the rise again and movie theatres in a number of key U.S.
markets still shuttered, studio officials at Warner Bros. and
Legendary Pictures have chosen to delay Dune’s debut by 10 months.
Britney Spears’ former estate manager Andrew Wallet
has warned that the singer’s conservatorship could be in place for the rest of
her life. The legal arrangement was put in place in 2008 after Britney’s
much-publicized breakdown, with Wallet and Britney’s dad Jamie placed in
control of her financial affairs.
Megan Thee Stallion took the opportunity to share an important political
message during her Saturday Night Live appearance this weekend. While
performing her song Savage, the 25 year old rapper had a message written
across the screen behind her, slamming Kentucky Attorney General Daniel
Cameron and his handling of the investigation into Breonna
Netflix is set to debut its biographical series based on the life of
Latin pop singer Selena Quintanilla Pérez, nearly two full years after
the project was first announced. The streamer has revealed that Selena: The
Series will premiere on Friday, Dec. 4.
Lady Gaga has garnered seven nominations for the 2020
MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs), followed by BTS
and Justin Bieber, each of whom received five nods. The global
music awards show also added new categories best Latin, video for good and best
The Batman will no longer hit theaters in 2021. In another major
release calendar overhaul, Warner Bros. has delayed the comic book
adventure and a number of other movies, including The Flash and
Shazam 2. Warner Bros. announced that Black
Adam, based on the DC Comics character and starring Dwayne
Johnson, has been taken off the schedule.