LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you've heard anything about the film "Booksmart," you've probably also heard the words "female 'Superbad'." The high school comedy is about two best friends over the course...
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. hopes to emulate Will Smith, DiCaprio and Eastwood
Julia Roberts, more movie stars snare Golden Globe TV nods
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even the sometimes-offbeat Golden Globe Awards are unable to resist the allure of movie stars who dabble in television work.
Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Jim Carrey and Michael Douglas were among the nominees announced Thursday for next month's awards voted by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Scorsese feted at MoMA by friends De Niro, DiCaprio, Hill
NEW YORK (AP) — Many young boys grow up with superheroes adorning their walls. Jonah Hill grew up with a picture of Martin Scorsese on his.
The actor related the poignant anecdote at a star-studded benefit Monday evening at the Museum of Modern Art, honoring the celebrated director both for his contributions to both cinema and to film restoration and preservation.
Review: ‘Mid90s’ is a nostalgia trip without a destination
A year after Greta Gerwig's "Lady Bird" comes another actor-turned-director's memory-inspired California-set coming-of-age tale from the boutique film studio A24. This time, the time period has been dialed back a few years (from the early '00s to the mid-'90s), Dave Mathews Band has been traded for A Tribe Called Quest, and the filmmaking talent is far less revelatory.
Q&A: Jonah Hill on toxic masculinity and skateboarding
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonah Hill has always wanted to direct. He worships filmmakers and has treated what he describes as an "accidental" but "wonderful" 15-year acting career as a partial film school, learning from people like Bennett Miller, who directed him in "Moneyball" and Martin Scorsese on "The Wolf of Wall Street." But Hill didn't just want to make any film, he wanted to have something to say, and the confidence and "emotional maturity" required to lead people
Emma Stone’s ‘special’ reunion with Jonah Hill
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jonah Hill and Emma Stone are starring in a new TV series that tackles sensitive issues of mental illness and the pharmaceutical industry.
The Netflix series, a black comedy titled "Maniac," follows two participants of a murky late-stage pharmaceutical drug trial.
Hill plays a man diagnosed with schizophrenia, while Stone plays a woman fixated on broken relationships.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — Kanye West headed to the mountains to debut his new album, "YE."
The rapper held a listening party in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Thursday night. He flew in celebrities, industry heavyweights and journalists to hear the seven tracks.
Kim Kardashian West joined her husband, who was introduced by comedian Chris Rock.
Maroon 5 manager Jordan Feldstein dies unexpectedly at 40
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The longtime manager of Maroon 5 and brother of actor Jonah Hill has died. Jordan Feldstein was 40 years old.
A spokeswoman for the band confirmed Saturday that Feldstein died unexpectedly Friday. The Feldstein family said in a statement that Jordan Feldstein called 911 after experiencing shortness of breath Friday. He had gone into cardiac arrest by the time paramedics arrived and died a short time later.
Teacher at elite LA school accused of sex with minor
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a teacher at the elite Brentwood School in Los Angeles has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with an underage student.
Police spokesman Tony Im says 45-year-old Aimee Palmitessa was taken into custody last week. It wasn't immediately known if she has an attorney and she could not be reached for comment Sunday.
The alleged victim is a 16-year-old student at the school.
Kelly Rohrbach says a sense of humour is the "sexiest" quality in a romantic partner.
The 27-year-old actress has said that her ideal romantic partner would be similar to her love interest in the upcoming action comedy movie 'Baywatch' - which is based on the popular television series of the same name - as she thinks the character, played by Jon Bass, is the "funniest character" in the movie.
Ivy League educations, Moneyball concepts and an experimental approach to NFL roster-building are about to be put to the test.
The Cleveland Browns have embraced the unconventional philosophy and strategies advocated by former Oakland A's, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres, New York Mets and Cleveland Indians scouting executive Paul DePodesta.
Smart Rating: 93.87Genre: DramaStarring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour HoffmanBilly Beane (Brad Pitt), general manager of the Oakland A's, one day has an epiphany: Baseball's conventional wisdom is all wrong. Faced with a tight budget, Beane must reinvent his team by outsmarting the richer ball clubs. Joining forces with Ivy League graduate Peter Brand (Jonah Hill), Beane prepares to challenge old-school traditions. He recruits bargain-bin players whom the scouts have labeled as flawed, but have game-winning potential. Based on the book by Michael Lewis.
Smart Rating: 41.35Genre: ComedyStarring: Jonah Hill, Max Records, Ari GraynorNoah Griffith (Jonah Hill) is stuck in a rut; he's been kicked out of college, and his self-absorbed girlfriend, Marisa (Ari Graynor), treats him poorly. All Noah wants to do these days is watch TV, but as a favor to his mother, he agrees to baby-sit a neighbor's three freakish children: Slater (Max Records), Blithe (Landry Bender) and Rodrigo (Kevin Hernandez). Coerced to score some drugs for Marisa in exchange for sex, Noah must take the terrible trio along on a wild odyssey through New York.
Smart Rating: 90.77Release year: 2013Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot RobbieNew York stockbroker Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), who founded brokerage firm Stratton Oakmont while still in his early 20s, develops habits of wretched excess and corruption.
The Latest: Globe nominations leave out some big names
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on nominations for the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards announced Monday in Beverly Hills, California (all times local):
The Golden Globes are known for making some surprising nominations, and this year is no exception.
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Who: A gifted writer, comedian and actor, JB Smoove’s career got going in 1999 when he moved to Los Angeles and landed a recurring role on MTV’s “The Lyricist Lounge Show.” At the same time he had guest spots on “The Chris Rock Show” and “Premium Blend.” Those appearances led to his first big feature film, where he narrated and starred in the cult classic “Pootie Tang.” Smoove followed that with a co-starring role opposite Adam Sandler in “Mr. Deeds.” He later moved back to his home state of New York and began writing for NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” He would go on to win the 2007 Writers Guild award for “Best Comedy/Variety Series” for his work on the show. On the big screen, he has appeared in “Date Night” with Steve Carell and Tina Fey, “Hall Pass,” as well as “The Sitter” with Jonah Hill and “The Dictator” opposite Sacha Baron Cohen.
When: Opens today
Where: Wide release
Running time: 1 hour,
Before directing hits such as “Old School” and the “Hangover” trilogy, Todd Phillips made a name for himself with “Frat House,” a documentary about hazing. It’s safe to say that he knows bros.
“Pete’s Dragon” NEW
A skeptical forest ranger in the Pacific Northwest meets a young boy who claims to be friends with a large-winged reptile in this reimagining of the 1977 film. With Bryce Dallas Howard, Oakes Fegley, Wes Bentley. Written by David Lowery & Toby Halbrooks, based on a screenplay by Malcolm Marmorstein. Directed by Lowery. (1:42) PG.
“Sausage Party” NEW
A supermarket meat by-product leads other foodstuffs on an existential quest...
In Theaters: August 12, 2016
MPAA Rating: R for strong crude sexual content, pervasive language, and drug use
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Starring: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Bill Hader, James Franco, Danny McBride
Synopsis from IMDb: A sausage strives to discover the truth about his...
NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio has given good friend Jonah Hill a scare on a New York City street.
Video posted online by E! shows DiCaprio running up to an unsuspecting Hill with a smartphone in his hand while pretending to take pictures. Hill appears frightened before realizing who it is and smiling. The two then...