It was the fall of 2017, and Keanu Reeves had been carrying around a character in his head. The actor so associated with portraying a phalanx of dark-clad fighters kept envisioning a world-weary warrior whose birth predated even human language.
When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was, almost indisputably, the funniest man in America. Murphy was at the very height of his fame, coming off “Beverly Hills Cop II” and the standup special “Raw.”
An interesting but ultimately frustrating struggle between form and content animates “The Affair,” an attractive but inert drama set in Czechoslovakia amid the most pivotal events of the 20th century.
The film “Chaos Walking” is, in some respects, what you might call a space Western: It opens in a small community of settlers – subsistence farmers, from the look of things – who carry long guns and wear pelts.
The common denominator between cowboys and zombies is Spokane and Alex Terzieff. Gunslingers are the characters in the Western film "Boon," which was shot in Spokane in January and February.
Conductors’ lives are punctuated by travel. Comings and goings are part of our natural rhythm. Almost a year ago, I left Spokane expecting to be back the following month for the last three concerts of the Spokane Symphony’s 2019/20 season.
Taking its core inspiration from the naga of Asian folklore – semi-divine beings that shapeshift between serpent and human form, a la Nagini – Disney’s gorgeously animated fantasia “Raya and the Last Dragon” is a visual feast.
Teddy bears painted on the side of a police van is what the Melvins singer-songwriter Buzz Osborne thinks of when Spokane crosses his creative but warped mind. Osborne, 56, has witnessed his share of the amusing and the strange.
Attending a concert is about experiencing the music as vividly as possible. But as with all art, there are no small number of cogs and wheels turning to serve that effect, to put the band on stage in front of you.
Jessica Kirson will take her comedy she honed on the streets of New York to the stage in Spokane. Kirson also chats about her new television pilot and film about about female comics, "Hysterical."
Barely a month has passed since the birth of my firstborn, and already I have caught him staring in wide-eyed wonder at the television while I game. As a new parent, I have more questions than answers.
Author, TV host, restaurateur, designer, attorney and general Renaissance man Eddie Huang has another title to add to the list: director. The author of the memoir “Fresh off the Boat” makes his feature directorial debut with “Boogie.”
While watching HBO’s “The Undoing” a couple of months back, I remember thinking, “Wow, Nicole Kidman’s girlfriend (Lily Rabe) is great – I’d love a show about her.” Amazon Prime Video’s “Tell Me Your Secrets” is definitely not that.
After the screening, cast members Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) and Jon Gries (Uncle Rico) will take to the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox stage for a discussion and Q&A session.
Kate Winslet plays fossil hunter Mary Anning and Saoirse Ronan is a young woman sent to the sea for her health in “Ammonite” (2020, R), a fictional love story inspired by the real life of Anning in 1840s England.
The pandemic-era Golden Globes sank to 6.9 million viewers, down a whopping 64% from 2020 and only barely beating the year when a writer’s strike forced NBC to show a news conference announcing the winners.
“Good Eats” star Alton Brown is hitting the road with “Alton Brown Live: Beyond the Eats,” his latest culinary variety show. Presale for tickets to the Nov. 23 show at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox began at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Six Dr. Seuss books – including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” – will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves the author's legacy said Tuesday.
From Jason Sudeikis’ hoodie to Jodie Foster’s bare feet, the stars embraced a virtual Golden Globes and still found ways to cut loose. There was no red carpet and logjam of celebrities outside the show’s usual location at the Beverly Hilton.
With homebound nominees appearing by remote video and hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler on different sides of the country, a very socially distanced 78th Golden Globe Awards trudged on in the midst of the pandemic.
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