Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Movies

  • Review: Earnest 'Peter Rabbit' sure to delight young fans
    Wednesday - 02/07/2018 - 05:09 PM

    With warm nostalgia for Beatrix Potter's classic children's tale, "Peter Rabbit " director, producer and co-writer Will Gluck channels the author's earnestness into a sweet film sure to delight young fans.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 'Game of Thrones' creators developing new 'Star Wars' films
    Tuesday - 02/06/2018 - 04:27 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are writing and producing a new series of Star Wars movies for Lucasfilm.
    The Walt Disney Studios said Tuesday the films will be separate from the Skywalker saga and the new trilogy being planned by "The Last Jedi" director Rian Johnson.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Gilda Radner documentary to open Tribeca Film Festival
    Tuesday - 02/06/2018 - 03:21 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary about the comedian and original "Saturday Night Live" member Gilda Radner will kick off the 17th Tribeca Film Festival.
    The New York festival announced the opening-night selection of "Love, Gilda" on Tuesday.

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  • Some press blocked from hearing Judd Apatow's DGA remarks
    Monday - 02/05/2018 - 09:37 PM

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Judd Apatow has been one of the most vocal critics of men accused of sexual misconduct in his industry, but Saturday night at the Directors Guild Awards, the producer-director's opening remarks were withheld from over a dozen reporters in the press room at the untelevised event.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 'La La Land' lyricists say envelope gate was a 'soft spot'
    Monday - 02/05/2018 - 05:43 PM

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Returning Academy Awards host Jimmy Kimmel has been poking fun at last year's best picture mix up in promotional spots for this year's Oscars, but it's not a laughing matter for some.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Del Toro says he didn't get Apatow quip about him at DGAs
    Monday - 02/05/2018 - 03:18 PM

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It's Monday at the annual Oscars Nominees Luncheon but "The Shape of Water" director Guillermo del Toro is still riding high from his Directors Guild Award win on Saturday night.

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  • Romania: protesters interrupt screening of movie about AIDS
    Monday - 02/05/2018 - 04:43 AM

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Protesters have interrupted a screening of a French AIDS drama in Bucharest, saying it violates traditional Romanian values.
    Footage posted on social media shows a handful of protesters who called themselves Christian Orthodox bursting into a movie theater at the Romanian Peasant Museum Sunday evening during a showing of "120 Beats Per Minute."
    Protesters sang the national anthem and religious songs while others held religious icons and banners saying: "Romania isn't Sodom" and "Hey Soros, leave them kids alone," referring to Hungarian-American philanthropist Georg

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  • Missing brother of actress Kim Cattrall found dead
    Sunday - 02/04/2018 - 06:28 PM

    LACOMBE, Alberta (AP) — "Sex and the City" star Kim Cattrall and Canadian police say her missing brother has been found dead.
    The actress had taken to social media earlier appealing for help in finding her brother Christopher Cattrall, who she said was missing from his home in Lacombe, Alberta.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • 'Coco' sweeps Annie Awards with 11 wins
    Sunday - 02/04/2018 - 01:30 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pixar's "Coco" swept the 45th Annie Awards, winning 11 trophies at the annual ceremony honoring the year's best in animation.
    As expected, the Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) tale was dominant at the Annies, held Saturday night at UCLA's Royce Hall in Los Angeles.

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  • Peele, Gerwig and Del Toro vying for Directors Guild Award
    Saturday - 02/03/2018 - 11:57 AM

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Peele, Greta Gerwig and Guillermo del Toro are among those vying for the top honor from the Directors Guild of America Saturday at the 70th annual DGA dinner and ceremony in Beverly Hills.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share