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Tim Burton honored at Hollywood handprint ceremony
Karen ButlerLOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Filmmaker Tim Burton has had his hand- and footprints enshrined in cement outside of the famed TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
2894 points by UPI | Tim Burton Danny Elfman Johnny Depp United Press International International News Service News World Communications Edward Scissorhands William Randolph Hearst
A Critical Appreciation of Tim Burton’s Films
When you watch a movie by Tim Burton, you’re never entirely sure what you’re going to see next, but you do know that you’re going to be dazzled by a kind of wild-and-woolly exuberant gothic dementia, drawn into a connection with a character who almost any other filmmaker would treat as a mere sideshow. The... Read more »
3946 points by Variety | Tim Burton Johnny Depp Edward Scissorhands Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Batman Returns Beetlejuice Ed Wood
Danny Elfman Looks Back at Tim Burton’s Cinematic Adventures in Melody
“I wouldn’t have a career were it not for Tim and ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure,’” says composer Danny Elfman of his 30-year collaboration with director Tim Burton, who will have his hands and feet immortalized in cement Sept. 8 at the Chinese Theatre. “I went from zero to 90 the day ‘Pee-wee’ was released.” They have... Read more »
160 points by Variety | Tim Burton Danny Elfman Johnny Depp Edward Scissorhands Alice in Wonderland Beetlejuice Pee-wee's Big Adventure Batman Returns
Grapevine: Marilyn Manson stands up for Johnny Depp
Plus news on Renee Zellweger, Lena Dunham and Odell Beckham Jr.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Renée Zellweger American film actors American television actors The Rum Diary Johnny Depp English-language films Marilyn Manson Amy Schumer
Police:Man shot and killed in southeast Houston
Houston police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in southeast Houston.
7 points by The Houston Chronicle | Detective Houston Police Department English-language films Police Neil Young Johnny Depp Homicide Person
Red Carpet Report: Channing Tatum’s vodka, Steve Wynn’s luxury yacht, Vegas Golden Knights, Johnny Depp
Fans of Channing Tatum’s “Magic Mike” cannot wait until his male burlesque revue opens at The Hard Rock Hotel here March 30. Tickets have been selling faster than (beef)cakes. But you don’t have to wait another six weeks to have a drink with the hunk in Club Domina.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Grand Teton National Park Teton Range Grand Teton New Orleans Hotel Johnny Depp Las Vegas Strip Wyoming
Police: College student fell from 11th-floor window to death
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a University of Southern Mississippi student fell through a closed 11th-story hotel window onto a hotel's fourth-floor pool deck and died. An email from the coroner's office identifies the dead man as 20-year-old Cole Whaley, and says he died at the DoubleTree ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New Orleans University of Southern Mississippi Pi Kappa Phi Hotel Hurricane Katrina Mississippi Doubletree Johnny Depp
Every Super Bowl Movie Trailer, Ranked
Most of the action during the Super Bowl took place off the field, with trailers for the latest in the blockbuster “Fast of the Furious” and Transformers” franchises dropping. Here are all the trailer that debuted during Super Bowl LI, ranked from best to worst. We’ve also included the film’s release dates. “The Fate of the... Read more »
381 points by Variety | Johnny Depp American film actors Scarlett Johansson Michael Bay Super Bowl Charlize Theron Piracy Ghost
Jack Sparrow Returns in ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Trailer
Jack Sparrow is back. A new trailer for the fifth installment in the “Pirates if the Caribbean” franchise, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dean Men Tell No Tales,” brought an atmosphere of adventure to this year’s Super Bowl ads, set to the soundtrack of Johnny Cash’s “Ain’t No Grave.” Full of blazing ships and supernatural foes,... Read more »
3638 points by Variety | Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Pirates of the Caribbean Johnny Depp Jack Sparrow Pirates of the Caribbean: The Legend of Jack Sparrow Elizabeth Swa
Today’s stars are not all they’re cracked up to be
In one of Sunday’s Super Bowl ads — ­viral since Wednesday — actress Melissa McCarthy drives along a picturesque road, fielding calls from an unknown man begging for her star power. “Hey, Melissa,” he says. “The whales need your help.” So, he says, do the trees, the ice caps, and the rhinos. Her attempts to...
215 points by New York Post | Donald Trump Anna Faris American film actors American television actors Melania Trump Star Johnny Depp Ben Affleck
Is Denzel Washington on his way to a third Oscar?
Is Denzel Washington now the front-runner for the lead actor Oscar? Should actors use their platforms to espouse their political views? And could Isabelle Huppert pull off a surprise Oscar win for lead actress? Welcome to the Gold Standard, the newsletter from the Los Angeles Times that helps guide...
24 points by Los Angeles Times | Actor Academy Award Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor American film actors Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role Johnny Depp Denzel Washington
‘Boys Don’t Cry’ Director Kimberly Peirce Boards ‘Man’s Search for Meaning’ Movie
“Boys Don’t Cry” director Kimberly Peirce has come on board Straight Up Films’ movie version of Viktor Frankl’s memoir “Man’s Search for Meaning.” Peirce, who also produced and co-wrote “Boys Don’t Cry” is interviewing screenwriters for the project. At the time of Frankl’s death in 1997, “Man’s Search for Meaning” had sold more than 10... Read more »
233 points by Variety | Film Auschwitz concentration camp Nazi concentration camps Feature film Man's Search for Meaning Kimberly Peirce Movie theater Johnny Depp
Shocking celebrity splits
View the list of celebrity breakups that we thought would never happen.
8749 points by CNN | Jon Hamm Jennifer Westfeldt Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Love Kissing Jessica Stein Johnny Depp
How they'll divide their hashtag
News that Angelina Jolie is filing for divorce from Brad Pitt is causing rumbles -- and not just on social media.
1209 points by CNN | Jon Hamm Jennifer Westfeldt Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Mad Men Love Kissing Jessica Stein Johnny Depp