At The Movies
Decadence, depravity, and outrageous excess lead to the rise and fall of several
ambitious dreamers in 1920s Hollywood. A tale of outsized ambition and
outrageous excess, it traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during an
era of unbridled decadence and depravity in early Hollywood. This large scale
epic from Damien Chazelle is, in a word, ambitious, both in scope
and mere technicality. It opens with an utterly ravishing, debaucherous party
sequence that captures the maddening spirit of roaring twenties Hollywood,
setting a visual bar that is fairly high. Brad Pitt and Margot
Tulsa King (Paramount+)
Following his release from prison, mafia capo Dwight
"The General" Manfredi is exiled to Tulsa, Oklahoma,
where he builds a new criminal empire with a group of
unlikely characters. New York mafia capo Dwight "The
General" Manfredi, is released from prison after 25
years and exiled by his boss to set up shop in Tulsa,
Oklahoma; realizing that his mob family may not have his
best interests in mind, Dwight slowly builds a crew.
Tulsa King featuring Sylvester Stallone
and Andrea Savage has one or more episodes
streaming with subscription on Prime Video,
and streaming with subscription on Paramount+.
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His Dark Materials (HBO)
During her search for a kidnapped friend, a seemingly
ordinary but brave young woman from another world
uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children and a
mysterious phenomenon called Dust. This fantasy series
is based on the book trilogy by Philip Pullman
and follows Lyra Belacqua as she embarks on an epic
journey to save her world from an evil force known as
The Magisterium. The show features spectacular special
effects as well as an all-star cast including Dafne
Keen and James McAvoy among others.
His Dark Materials featuring Dafne Keen and Amir
Wilson has one or more episodes streaming on
Ellen DeGeneres will be using music and dance to remember
Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss over Christmas. The DJ, who served as a
producer on Ellen’s self titled chat show from 2014 until its conclusion in
2022, took his own life earlier this month at the age of 40 and now the
comedienne has revealed that while she will “never make sense” of the tragedy,
she wants to use humour to honour her late friend.
Shania Twain is opening up about her painful first marriage and
how she got over his affair with her close friend. Twain and producer Robert
“Mutt” Lange were married in 1993 but ended things in 2008 when
she discovered he had an affair with her pal, Marie-Anne
Thiebaud. But in the stuff Hallmark movies are made of, Twain and Thiebaud’s
husband, former Nestle exec Frederic Thiebaud, found solace
with one another and eventually fell in love.
J.Lo and Ben Affleck celebrate their first Christmas
together as a married couple. Jennifer Lopez sent out a newsletter
update to fans, sharing details about how she celebrated the holiday with her
husband and their “blended family.”
For Kim Kardashian, navigating the complexities of co-parenting
has not been an easy task. It’s been nearly one month since Kardashian finalized
her divorce from her ex-husband, Kanye “Ye” West, and the Skims
founder and reality TV star is getting candid about the challenges she faces
when it comes to raising their four children.
Shaquille O’Neal is making his health a priority in 2023. O’Neal spoke
with ET’s Nischelle Turner ahead of his virtual reality New
Year’s Eve countdown special, The Shaq-tacular Spectacular,
where he revealed his recent 40 pound weight loss, and his plans to lose 20 more
pounds in 2023.
Valerie Bertinelli is feeling thankful for the support of her
nearest and dearest this holiday season. The actress has been enjoying her first
Christmas since confirming she’d finalized her divorce from Tom Vitale
in November. Bertinelli wrote on Instagram, “Merry Christmas, everyone!
As we end another year, I cannot help but feel grateful for the love and support
of my family and loved ones.
UFC fighter, Stephan Bonnar has died. He was 45. The news
of the athlete’s death was shared by the organization on Christmas Eve.
According to the announcement, Bonnar died from presumed heart complications.
Toy maker MGA Entertainment keeps a close watch on the superfans
for its many franchises through its YouTube channels and social media
platforms. The Rainbow High doll line has been a hit since its
debut in mid 2020. MGA has delivered a steady stream of short-form content via
YouTube and a Netflix licensed series to burnish the brand that revolves
around female characters who attend a performing arts high school.
It was a bittersweet Christmas in Salem as Days of Our
Lives‘ annual holiday episode gifted fans with one last appearance by
John Aniston in the role of Victor Kiriakis.