In The Forgettable ‘Kong: Skull Island,’ A Great Cast, Cast Aside

Gorilla Warfare: San (Tian Jing), Weaver (Brie Larson), Conrad (Tom Hiddleston) and Slivko (Thomas Mann) in Kong: Skull Island. Vince Valitutti/Warner Bros Pictures A noble beast gets shackled, ape-napped from his island home and dragged to America in: Minute 84 of 1933’s landmark King Kong, Minute 90 of 1976’s Jeff Bridge/Charles Grodin/”and introducing Jessica Lange”-starring…

‘Raw’ Is Not Well Done

Veterinary students Julien (Rabah Nait Oufella) and Justine (Garance Marillier) flesh out their study plan in Raw. Focus World The protagonist of Raw is a virgin and a vegetarian, and intent on becoming a veterinarian. Her path to that calling, however, leads through a place that’s literally awash in blood. That site is not an…

Robert Osborne, Host Of Turner Classic Movies, Dies At 84

TV host Robert Osborne attends TCM Classic Film Festival’s opening night gala of Oklahoma! in Hollywood in 2014. David Buchan/Getty Images Robert Osborne, Hollywood historian and host of Turner Classic Movies, has died at 84, according to the TV network. Osborne’s partner, David Staller, told the Hollywood Reporter that Osborne died in his sleep. In…

Remembering Actor John Hurt

British actor John Hurt, who had memorable roles in The Elephant Man and Alien has died at 77. John Hurt waits for his photo to be taken in 2014 during a publicity tour for Snowpiercer. The British actor’s death was confirmed Friday by his publicist. Ian Gavan/Getty Images John Hurt, a British actor best known…

Sundance Film Festival 2017: Weekend 1 diary

Sundance Film Festival 2017: Weekend 1 diary By: Gibson Johns The first weekend at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival was, as always, full of endless events, parties, screenings, panels and casual celebrity sightings. But, with each new year, comes a new group of big names that descend upon Main Street in quaint, snowy Park City,…

‘Flip or Flop’ couple’s split takes another shocking turn: Tarek’s alleged secret lovers revealed

‘Flip or Flop’ couple’s split takes another shocking turn: Tarek’s alleged secret lovers revealed “Flip or Flop” stars Tarek and Christina El Moussa’s nasty split has taken another turn as Tarek’s alleged secret younger lovers have been revealed. According to Us Weekly, after having an affair with one of the family’s three nannies, who was…

‘A Series Of Unfortunate Events’ Is All About Olaf

Gorey Details: Neil Patrick Harris plays the evil, vainglorious Count Olaf to the hilt in the Netflix black comedy series. Joe Lederer/Netflix It’s not fair to compare the 2004 film Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events to the new Netflix series A Series of Unfortunate Events. But let’s do it anyway. Both film and…