At The Movies
Some Kind Of Heaven
Filmmaker Lance Oppenheim cracks the
manicured facade of The Villages, a
massive, self contained retirement community located in
Central Florida. Behind the gates of this utopia lie a
small group of Villages residents and one interloper who
are unable to find happiness within the community's
pre-packaged paradise. Lance Oppenheim's vision and
sensitivity to his characters is incredible, especially
considering the director's age. The film presents issues
that make the viewer, regardless of age, think of aging,
self fulfillment, love, and happiness. The film has a
universal message of hope and understanding, and strikes
an emotive chord.
A washed-up professional boxer is reduced to taking on
bare fisted brawls as he fights for cash in seedy
backroom venues frequented by lowlifes and criminals.
His brother is his biggest supporter, but also the one
responsible for ruining his career as a legitimate
fighter. Desperate for money, the boxer and his brother
accept an offer from an organized crime boss to
transport a woman across the country where she will
become the property of another criminal. The crime boss
has also arranged for the boxer to take on a fight that
may earn him $100,000 after he delivers the woman to her
new owner. Charlie Hunnam and Jack
During the Regency era in England, eight close knit
siblings of the powerful Bridgerton family attempt to
find love. Riveting with poetic grandeur, the
novel-inspired series explores London high society
through its opulence, and in just 8 episodes, it pulls
you in and explores honour, hardship, indignity,
romance, unrequited love, false love, scandal, parent
problems, marriage, loyalty security, women,
expectation, upbringing, status, family, tradition,
suspense, trust, drama, loss, sacrifice, loyalty,
parenting, heartbreak, and above all, true love.
The Kardashians have filmed their last scene of Keeping Up With The
Kardashians. The reality show is set to end after this series and siblings
Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, and Kendall and
Kylie Jenner, and their mom Kris Jenner, have
reunited to film the last dinner scene of the E! program, after 14 years
of being on the air.
Jennifer Lopez is getting cheeky, literally and figuratively. This
week, the pop superstar shared a photo of her “beach bum” to her Instagram
page. In the snap, a sunglasses-wearing Lopez posed in a TRIANGL bikini
and a Christian Dior bucket hat, adding the caption #GodsLight.
Predictably, fans reacted enthusiastically with Khloe Kardashian
dropping a string of flame emojis, while Stevie Mackey, Lopez’s
vocal coach, declared ”BEACH < BUM.”
National Hockey League legend Mark Messier is
suing Alberta-based Destiny Bioscience after reportedly losing
$500,000, according to TSN’s Rick Westhead. The lawsuit
notes the company’s CEO, Ed Moroz, made a personal guarantee to
Messier that he would not lose money. In May, 2019, Messier signed on as a
“goodwill” ambassador for the company to help “build business relationships and
potential partners,” as well as leverage his celebrity.
Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have reportedly had
their marriage annulled. The former couple, which shares sons Kingston, 14, Zuma,
12, and Apollo 6, split in August, 2015 and, according to insiders, a Catholic
church tribunal has “finally” ruled that their marriage was never properly
entered into and declared it invalid.
Marion Ramsey, known for acting as the quiet voiced cadet in the
Police Academy films and gracing the Broadway stage in 1978’s
Eubie!, died Thursday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 73.
The Grammy Awards ceremony due to take place on Jan. 31 has been
rescheduled to March 14 because of the coronavirus surge in Los Angeles.
Mayim Bialik was stunned when her The Big Bang Theory
co-star Jim Parsons offered her the lead in his new show Call
Me Kat, because she was convinced she was “very annoying” to work with.
Parsons produces the comedy series, which is based on the British sitcom
Miranda, and Bialik initially thought he was simply seeking her creative
input on the project when he presented her with the script.
Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland led this year’s National Society
of Film Critics awards, winning the top honors in four of the categories.
The film won best picture and best cinematography, while Zhao was awarded best
director and star Frances McDormand was named best actress.
Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment are close
to reaching a deal regarding the release of Godzilla vs. Kong following
WarnerMedia’s decision to put its entire 2021 release on HBO
Marvel Studios’ Disney Plus expansion continues to
chug full-steam ahead, with indie horror filmmakers Justin Benson
and Aaron Moorhead signing on to direct episodes of Marvel’s
upcoming series Moon Knight.
Queen Latifah is an enigmatic hero in the 30 second teaser for
CBS’ The Equalizer, which is a reimagining of the 1980s series of the same
name starring Edward Woodward.
Morgan Wallen is ready to take 2021 by storm. After rising to fame
as a contestant on The Voice in 2014, the singer songwriter has
become one of the biggest names in the country music scene. His debut 2018
album, If I Know Me, reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top
Country Albums chart in 2020 after a record breaking 114 weeks, while
peaking at a very respectable 13 on the overall chart.