New York Post: Entertainment

  • ‘Moulin Rouge!’ will bring sensual cabaret to Broadway
    Tuesday - 12/12/2017 - 07:37 PM

    The big event on Broadway this week is taking place on the Lower East Side, where “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” is having a no-expense-spared workshop. Heavy-hitters, including Broadway’s powerful landlords — the Shuberts, the Nederlanders and Jujamcyn Theaters — will be at the Clemente Soto Vélez Culture Center on Suffolk Street on Thursday and Friday...

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  • Disney close to landing mega-deal for Fox franchises
    Monday - 12/11/2017 - 11:05 PM

    Disney may be just days away from buying a treasure trove of assets from Twenty-First Century Fox — including its storied 20th Century Fox film studio. The Mouse House and Fox have been in on-and-off talks for weeks over the sale of assets valued at more than $60 billion — and with rival suitor Comcast...

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  • Van Damme spoofs tough-guy image in new series
    Monday - 12/11/2017 - 11:36 AM

    Belgian-born martial arts action star Jean-Claude Van Damme, aka “The Muscles from Brussels,” has done many wild things over the course of his career. He’s battled men who can fly (in films like “Street Fighter”) and saved babies from tigers (in “Double Team.”) But his new Amazon show, “Jean-Claude Van Johnson,” is his most out-there...

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  • The Golden Globe nominations are pretty weird
    Monday - 12/11/2017 - 10:14 AM

    And the Golden Globe for Most Valuable Plummer goes to . . . The nominations for the 75th Annual Golden Globes were announced Monday morning, and among them was the 87-year-old acting legend Christopher Plummer for his supporting performance as crotchety billionaire J.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Gotti Jr. thinks upcoming biopic on dad is too violent
    Saturday - 12/09/2017 - 04:24 PM

    Junior Gotti has a reel beef with the upcoming movie about his murderous mob boss dad: “Way too much violence.” “When Hollywood sees a mob movie it has to be a bucket of blood, not family,” the Diaper Don told The Post.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Isabella Rossellini is an organic farmer now
    Saturday - 12/09/2017 - 11:39 AM

    Isabella Rossellini is Hollywood royalty, but the 65-year-old actress and daughter of Ingrid Bergman and director Robert Rossellini isn’t content to rest on her laurels. In addition to starring in the Hulu series “Shut Eye,” which started its second season this week, she’s working on a master’s degree; preparing for the March 2018 debut of...

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  • Dr. Dre is still embarrassed by his secret musical past
    Friday - 12/08/2017 - 03:06 PM

    Dr. Dre first took the music world by storm in the ’80s as part of the legendary gangster rap group N.W.A. The black-clad, scowling members of the group created a moral panic with their gritty tales about gang life in Compton, Calif.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Even before the bus, Rosa Parks had a history of heroism
    Thursday - 12/07/2017 - 08:31 PM

    In the documentary “The Rape of Recy Taylor,” about a brutal 1944 crime and its aftermath, a surprising name emerges: Rosa Parks. “The mythology around her was that she was this tired seamstress who just didn’t want to change her seat on the bus,” says the film’s director, Nancy Buirski, referring to the 1955 event...

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  • How Claire Foy perfected the Queen’s English for ‘The Crown’
    Thursday - 12/07/2017 - 04:40 PM

    Queen Elizabeth II may not watch “The Crown,” the Netflix series with its second season out Friday, but if Her Majesty were ever to queue up an episode and watch Claire Foy play her as a young woman, she just might give it the royal seal of approval.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • The cutest new creatures in the new ‘Star Wars’ were inspired by puffins
    Thursday - 12/07/2017 - 05:24 PM

    “Star Wars” superfans may live and breathe their favorite galaxy far far away, but they’ve got nothing on Neal Scanlan, the designer of all the aliens, droids and creatures scaly and otherwise in the new film, “The Last Jedi,” out Dec.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share