Today in History for December 28th
- AP names its Breakthrough Entertainers of 2018
- 2018 Breakthrough: John David Washington, 'Black KkKlansman'
- 2018 Breakthrough Entertainer: 'Boo'd Up' singer Ella Mai
- AP Breakthrough Entertainers 2018: Natasha Rothwell
- 2018 Breakthrough: Henry Golding of 'Crazy Rich Asians'
- Breakthrough Entertainer: 'Insecure' star Natasha Rothwell
- PHOTO GALLERY: Henry Golding - AP Breakthrough Entertainers 2018
- 2018 Breakthrough Entertainer: Country singer Kane Brown
- PHOTO GALLERY: Elsie Fisher - AP Breakthrough Entertainers 2018
- PHOTO GALLERY - John David Washington
- AP Breakthrough Entertainers 2018: Henry Golding
- 2018 Breakthrough: Elsie Fisher of 'Eighth Grade'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John David Washington comes from a strong acting lineage, but he has carved out his own identity as a powerful actor, earning a Golden Globe nomination and generating Oscar buzz for his standout role in Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman.”
In his first starring role, Washington ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — How some of the nominees reacted Thursday when they heard they were up for Golden Globe Awards, which will be handed out on Jan. 6 in Beverly Hills, California:
“I’m glad we’re in that category because we will take ‘Mary Poppins’ out. I’m not competitive with the other ...
MIAMI (AP) — In her portrayal by federal agents, Miami Police Officer Schonton Harris sounds like a character right out of the Denzel Washington cop thriller “Training Day” — a foul-mouthed badass who would do anything, even kill, to keep the drug dealers she protected happy.
Yet to many ...
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A high school band’s halftime performance depicting police being held at gunpoint is fueling anger in a Mississippi city where two police officers were recently slain.
Pictures of the Forest Hill High School band’s performance circulated on social media Saturday, ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Film Institute is honoring Denzel Washington with a Life Achievement Award. The organization said Friday that Washington will receive the award at a Gala Tribute on June 6 in Los Angeles. It will be broadcast on TNT.
Washington’s Hollywood career has spanned ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Denzel Washington joined the Boys & Girls Club of America when he was 5. He’s never really left.
The 63-year old Oscar-winning actor says the lessons he learned from the youth organization became the foundation of his success. One valuable lesson came after a track and ...
Life lessons for Denzel Washington began at Boys and Girls Club
Denzel Washington launches August Wilson House renovation
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Actor Denzel Washington has helped mark the start of renovations at playwright August Wilson’s childhood home in Pittsburgh.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Police say two Minnesota beer deliverymen prevented a suicidal man from jumping off an interstate bridge in St. Paul by offering the man a Coors Light.
Authorities say Jason Gable and Kwame Anderson were driving their truck Wednesday morning when they spotted the man ...
‘The Equalizer 2’ cast discuss ridesharing experiences... except Denzel Washington, who’s never tried it
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Equalizer 2” faced off against another sequel, the musical “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” and came out slightly ahead. The Denzel Washington film earned $36 million in its first weekend in theaters to take the top spot. “Mamma Mia 2” was close behind with $35 ...
Pedro Pascal is still giddy about working with Denzel Washington on ‘The Equalizer 2’
In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington’s action pic “The Equalizer 2” has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.”
Studios on Sunday estimate that the R-rated Denzel Washington joint grossed $35.8 ...
- Norfolk Daily NewsDenzel Getting Lifetime Achievement AwardOctober 11, 2018
- Cleveland.com'Fences' now onstage at Karamu: director says audiences today see the play from a different perspectiveOctober 5, 2018
- Star Tribune'BlacKkKlansman' star John David Washington not longer just Denzel's sonAugust 9, 2018
- The Herald-Dispatch'Equalizer 2' is hum-drum rather than action-packedJuly 27, 2018
- The Herald-Dispatch'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2'July 23, 2018
You won’t usually find Denzel Washington in a movie sequel. He just doesn’t do them. Something about not wanting to repeat himself. So there must be something special indeed for him to break his own rule for “The Equalizer 2.”
Fans of the first film will instantly know why Washington is ...
Denzel: LeBron’s Lakers move a slam dunk
The ‘Sequelizer’ - Denzel returns for first ever sequel
Denzel loves Cardi B
Denzel doesn’t do revenge
WELLS, Maine (AP) — An 8-year-old girl from Maine is ready to make her big screen debut with one of the biggest names in Hollywood.
Rhys Olivia Cote, of Wells, was cast for a role in Denzel Washington’s newest movie, “The Equalizer 2.” Her scenes were filmed in Boston.
This may be ...
CANNES, France (AP) — Spike Lee’s Ku Klux Klan crime drama “BlacKkKlansman” received a rousing, lengthy standing ovation at the 71st Cannes Film Festival.
Lee’s film tells true-life tale of a black police detective in Colorado who infiltrates the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. It was ...
Tony nominees react to being honored
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on nominations for the Tony Awards (all times local):
Tony-winner George C. Wolfe is happy with the vast diversity of shows on Broadway, many of which have earned Tony Award nominations.
The director earned another nomination for his work on ...
NEW YORK (AP) — There are plenty of cocktail and wine options available at Broadway theaters during intermission. But these days, it might be wiser to order a strong cup of coffee instead.
Three plays that opened this spring require an uncommon amount of attention, despite several breaks. ...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Denzel Washington’s son John David Washington has technically worked with Spike Lee before. When he was 7-years-old he had a bit part in “Malcolm X,” which his dad starred in.
The younger Washington is now getting his own chance to star in a Spike Lee joint in ...
NEW YORK — “It was a big highlight,” Michael B. Jordan said, then looked down shyly into his lap.
The actor was explaining what it meant to him when film critics wrote that his breakthrough performance in “Fruitvale Station,” five years ago, reminded them of a young Denzel Washington. ...
List of winners for the 90th Academy Awards presented Sunday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:
Best Picture: “The Shape of Water.”
Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour.”
Actress: Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”
Oscars 2018 Red Carpet: Stars arrive for 90th Academy Awards
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- With the #MeToo movement in full effect, this year’s Academy Awards red carpet should be very interesting.
Sexual harassment in Hollywood is expected to be one of the big topics at the Oscars and should ...
n La Voz Latina TV Show hosts Robert Martin, Executive Chef and Lloyd George, 2nd Chef, Camas Grill Restaurants, Shoshone-Bannock Hotel and Event Center, Fort Hall, ID: “SOUPS - cooking demonstration: The Clam Chowder, Chicken Gumbo, Chili Verde and Beef Pepper Pot.” today at 2 p.m. ...
Chadwick Boseman says there’s more excitement surrounding ‘Black Panther’ than the release of the Malcolm X biopic.
The 41-year-old actor - who plays the titular character in the new Marvel movie - believes that the film, which centres on a superhero of African descent, has created more of ...
‘Black Panther’ claim by Salon roasted; moviegoers mock ‘first’ blockbuster black hero tweet
A tsunami of social media mockery walloped Salon this week after it claimed that Marvel Studios’ upcoming “Black Panther” is a first for big-screen black heroes.
Fans of Wesley Snipes’ “Blade” (1998), Michael Jai White’s “Spawn” (1997), along with supporters of Will Smith and Denzel ...
NEW YORK (AP) — “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” hasn’t been mentioned much in this year’s awards season, but it’s among the nominees for AARP The Magazine’s 17th annual Movies for Grownups Awards.
Oscar contenders are also in the mix. Besides “The Last Jedi,” nominees for best film include “Get ...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Despite cameras everywhere, not every superstar moment makes the broadcast of the Golden Globes.
Here’s a look at the happenings inside the Beverly Hilton International Ballroom that you didn’t see on TV.
COMMERCIAL SOCIALIZING: The ballroom isn’t as big ...
Today in History for December 28th
List of nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A list of the nominees for the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, announced Wednesday in West Hollywood, California:
Actor: Timothee Chalamet, “Call Me By Your Name,” James Franco, “The Disaster Artist,” Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out,” Gary ...
Why aren’t Hollywood films more diverse? The international box office might be to blame
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Roberto Pedace, Scripps ...
Denzel Washington continues to stretch as an actor
Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better.
In Dan Gilroy’s “Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” Washington has challenged himself with one of his most complicated and singular roles. The title character (played by Washington) is a veteran activist ...
Movie Minute: 3 under-the-radar films to consider this weekend
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- From “Justice League” to “Coco,” “Wonder” to “Thor: Ragnarok,” there is no shortage of big, Hollywood blockbusters at the cineplex these days.
The onslaught of major, event-type releases means you ...
Lawyering-up with Washington and Ejogo
Ejogo, Gilroy praise Washington’s ‘iconic performance’
Carmen Ejogo’s keys to keeping an acting career
NEW YORK (AP) — Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better.
In Dan Gilroy’s ”Roman J. Israel, Esq.,” Washington has challenged himself with one of his most complicated and singular roles. The ...
The latest animated Pixar release follows the adventures of Miguel, a singer who finds himself in the mysterious Land of the Dead. Opened Wednesday.
“The Man Who Invented Christmas”
How did Charles Dickens come up with “A Christmas Carol?” This ...
Washington breaks new ground in ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’
Denzel Washington plays a conflicted lawyer in a movie that is unsure of itself but still worth a look
“Roman J. Israel, Esq.” is effective as a character study, less so as a thriller, so it’s unfortunate that it pivots into the latter in its final act after becoming unsure of what to do ...
If you’re weary of films whose inhabitants are rendered in monotone shades of good, bad or predictable, I recommend the multidimensional “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” Enter a world where some people have a lot of poor qualities behind the scenes, while others are less bedraggled than their superficial ...