December 12, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday. The first trailer for "Men in Black 3" is out. Anyone feeling nostalgic? ( Huffington Post ) The L.A. film critics say "The Descendants" is the best film of the year, but they think "The Tree of Life" is pretty swell too. ( Los Angeles Times ) The movie box office has its worst weekend since September 2008. ( Los Angeles Times ) Two early "Doctor Who" episodes, long thought missing, have resurfaced.
December 9, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. Christopher Nolan debuts the first few minutes of "The Dark Knight Rises" to a slavering fanboy crowd. ( MTV ) Rachel Crow is sent home on "The X Factor. " ( Los Angeles Times ) Fox and Time Warner Cable are getting angry in their battle over TV rights for the Dodgers. ( Los Angeles Times ) Hulk Hogan is suing his ex-wife for defamation after she says he abused her in her autobiography. ( St. Petersburg Times )
December 8, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. Lindsay Lohan's Playboy cover is out there for the world to see, just before the rest of Lindsay Lohan is out there for the world to see. ( Los Angeles Times ) Will Ryan Seacrest replace Matt Lauer on "Today"? ( Wall Street Journal ) "The Book of Mormon" is coming to L.A. in September 2012. ( Los Angeles Times ) Coldplay announced its first North American tour in nearly three years, including two dates at the Hollywood Bowl.
December 7, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. Alec Baldwin's battle with American Airlines over Words With Friends enters Day 2. ( Los Angeles Times ) Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Beastie Boys are among the next group of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. ( Los Angeles Times ) Kristen Stewart and Anne Hathaway top Forbes' list of best actors for the buck. ( Forbes ) A "Mythbusters" experiment involving a cannon went horribly wrong, sending a cannonball ripping through two homes.
December 6, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday: Chewbacca is coming to "Glee. " ( Huffington Post ) Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean won big at the American Country Awards. ( MTV ) Rosie O'Donnell is engaged to girlfriend Michelle Rounds. ( Los Angeles Times ) Universal will unveil its plans for the new "Harry Potter" attraction in L.A. today. ( Los Angeles Times ) Bradley Cooper says "The Hangover III" may be set in L.A. ( New York Daily News )
December 5, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday. Giuliana Rancic is getting a double mastectomy after a two lumpectomies failed to eradicate her breast cancer. ( Huffington Post ) Kennedy Center Honors recipient Neil Diamond led President Obama, Meryl Streep, Yo-Yo Ma, Barbara Cook, Sonny Rollins and more in a Kennedy Center Honors sing-along of "Sweet Caroline. " ( Los Angeles Times ) Madonna will perform in the Super Bowl halftime show. ( Los Angeles Times )
December 2, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Friday. Britney Spears turns 30 today. ( MSNBC ) The National Board of Review has named "Hugo" best picture. ( Los Angeles Times ) The Grammys cut out of a lot of categories this year, and many in the music industry are not happy about it. ( Los Angeles Times ) The disaster-movie trend isn't over yet: "San Andreas: 3D" hopes to make giant earthquakes cool in 2012. ( Los Angeles Times ) Michelle Trachtenberg says she was almost Bella Swan in the "Twilight" movies.
December 1, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Thursday. Kanye West and Adele lead the pack for Grammy nominations. ( Los Angeles Times ) "The Book of Mormon" picked up a Grammy nod for musical theater cast album, but the question on most minds is if a movie will be next. ( Los Angeles Times ) The Golden Globes trial is set to begin Jan. 24. Who will control TV rights to the awards? ( THR ) Harry Potter is coming to Universal Studios Hollywood. But where exactly is the ride going to sit?
November 30, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Wednesday. Daniel Craig calls the Kardashians idiots. ( Huffington Post ) Kourtney Kardashian is pregnant again. Daniel Craig will be thrilled. ( Us Weekly ) Pamela Anderson is now on a postage stamp. ( Los Angeles Times ) Former Beatle's to-do list reveals that even John Lennon had to sit around waiting for the cable guy. ( Los Angeles Times ) This year's Grammy nomination concert is open to the public.
November 29, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Tuesday. "Beginners" and "Tree of Life" tied for top honors at the Gotham Film Awards. Let the awards-bestowing season commence! ( Los Angeles Times ) Broadway grosses are up, even as tickets are sold for fewer shows. ( Los Angeles Times ) Based on testimony at Dr. Conrad Murray's trial, Michael Jackson's comeback may not have been the amazing thing it was promised to be. Murray is slated to be sentenced Tuesday. ( Los Angeles Times )