New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'
This week’s new entertainment releases include a new album from Imagine Dragons, the reuniting of “Home Improvement” sitcom buddies Tim Allen and Richard Karn for “More Power” and the return of Steve Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez as unlikely crime-solving New York City neighbors in Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building.”.
Get on the school bus: Tiz the Law looms as Derby favorite
Tiz the Law is 4-0 this year, winning by a combined 16 1/2 lengths. Sent off at 13-1 odds, Funny Cide won by 1 1/2 lengths, thrilling the Sackatoga group that rode school buses to the race. After losing the Belmont, Funny Cide didnt run in the 2003 Travers because of a fever. Funny Cide and Tiz the Law are his biggest horses. There are suggestions that Tagg finally could land in racing's Hall of Fame should Tiz the Law win the Triple Crown.
Ricky Gervais mocks Hollywood with explicit jokes at Globes
This image released by NBC shows host Ricky Gervais speaking at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. (Paul Drinkwater/NBC via AP)BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Ricky Gervais kicked off the Golden Globes by telling the audience his fifth time hosting would be his last, then proceeded to deliver an expletive-laced skewering of Hollywood's elites. True to his reputation, Gervais opened the show on Sunday with a mix of evisceration and exasperation, pretending to confuse Joe Pesci for Baby Yoda, calling the Hollywood Foreign Press Association racist and declaring Netflix's takeover of Hollywood. He made fun of Felicity Huffman for her prison sentence in a college exam cheating scandal, saying she made the license plate on his limo. Few in the audience should have been surprised by Gervais' tone: He's taken delight in dicing up the Hollywood elite with his jokes with his previous hosting stints.
Joe Pesci to release album
(CNN) - Joe Pesci isn't just returning to the screen. The actor, set to appear in the Netflix film "The Irishman," has a new album coming out after 21 years. His two previous albums were 1968's "Little Joe Sure Can Sing!" The first single off of Pesci's "Still Singing" album is reportedly a duet with Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine. Adam Levine)"Still Singing" is set to drop Nov. 29, two days after "The Irishman" begins streaming on Netflix.
The Groundbreaking Technology Used to Make Robert De Niro Look Younger in 'The Irishman'
Groundbreaking new technology is helping iconic actors shed years off their faces and, in some cases, decades off their faces. In Martin Scorseses upcoming epic for Netflix, The Irishman, stars Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, and Joe Pesci are aged both backward and forward, appearing as fresh-faced lads and senior citizens. Why Im concerned, were all concerned is that were so used to watching them as the older faces, Scorsese said. Was it threat?The Irishman isnt 2019s only big film with leads who are de-aged, as Will Smith also erased decades in the movie Gemini Man.For Smith's younger version of himself, the special effects went a step further. We took Will Smith and put in a full CGI creature, like the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, visual-effects supervisor Guy Williams told Entertainment Weekly.
Joe Pesci steals show at 'The Irishman' screening in New York
Joe Pesci at a press conference for "The Irishman" during the 57th New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, on Sept. 27, 2019, in New York City. Pesci, wearing a pork pie hat and dark sunglasses, gave short answers and quick quips throughout the 30-minute conversation that followed a screening of the film at Lincoln Center in New York City on Friday. Moderator Kent Jones, also joined by producers Emma Tillinger Koskoff and Jane Rosenthal, asked Pesci, who is mostly retired from acting, what it was like to return to movies. When Jones asked him to elaborate, Pesci asked Rosenthal what the moderator was going on about. When asked if he felt pressure to do the movie, Pesci had a bit more to say.
'The Irishman' official trailer is mobbed up
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - If the Academy Awards cast a mob movie, it would probably look a lot like "The Irishman." The official trailer has dropped and expands on the teaser trailer released in July. De Niro stars as mob hitman Frank Sheeran who becomes entangled in the disappearance of labor leader Jimmy Hoffa, played by Pacino. In the new trailer Sheeran is seen being questioned by his attorney Bill Bufalino, played by Ray Romano, which allows for some flashbacks on his murderous deeds. The Netflix film reunites director Scorsese with frequent collaborators De Niro and Pesci who have all worked together on various projects, including the iconic mob film "Goodfellas."