Clooney, 'Billie Holiday' among AARP movie award honorees
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Andra Day in "The United States vs Billie Holiday." (Takashi Seida/Paramount Pictures via AP)“The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” “Minari,” “Da 5 Bloods” and “One Night in Miami” are among the films AARP is honoring at its annual Movies for Grownups Awards, the nonprofit organization said Thursday. Director Lee Daniels’ “The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” starring Andra Day as the jazz singer, was named best picture, while the Korean American family drama “Minari” got best intergenerational film. “We focus on films made by and for grownups,” said Tim Appelo, the film and television critic for AARP. Catherine O’Hara took best actress for “Schitt’s Creek,” Mark Ruffalo got best actor for “I Know This Much is True” and “This Is Us” was named best series.
Q&A: Stanley Tucci on grief, food and 'Supernova'
In "Supernova," Tucci plays a man slipping into dementia taking a possibly final road trip with his longtime partner, played by Colin Firth. In “Supernova,” Tucci plays Tusker, a novelist on the edge of early on-set dementia. Speaking by video conference from London, Tucci mused that he might celebrate the film's premiere by a Zoom with Firth, over Negronis. I cooked for Colin when I did “Supernova.” We’ve been friends for a long time so we’re in each other’s kitchens. I’m older but I’m not old yet, I don’t think.
The sultry Stanley Tucci
The very funny, very charming Stanley Tucci was tracked down in London just before Christmas. Actor Stanley Tucci with correspondent Holly Williams. Tucci helped get the film made, including sending the script to his friend, Colin Firth. The film helped get Tucci noticed, and was also just the beginning of his very public obsession with food. "You know, I don't want to be inappropriate, but they are quite sultry, some of them," Williams said.cbsnews.com
In Conversation: Stanley Tucci
In Conversation: Stanley Tucci Acclaimed character actor Stanley Tucci not only steals scenes, in such films as "Julie & Julia," "The Devil Wears Prada" and "The Lovely Bones," but he's also earned an online cult following with his way of mixing a Negroni. Tucci talks with correspondent Holly Williams about his latest film, "Supernova" (about a middle-aged gay couple dealing with one partner's early-onset dementia), and his very public obsession with food and drink.cbsnews.com
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 1/31
"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 1/31 Guest host: Mo Rocca. In our cover story, Susan Spencer meets a pioneer in the study of stroke recovery. Plus: David Pogue explains the GameStop stock battle pitting Wall Street hedge funds against day traders; Rocca talks with Mark Harris, author of a new biography of director Mike Nichols; Holly Williams profiles actor and Negroni-mixer Stanley Tucci; Tracy Smith talks with Andra Day and Lee Daniels, star and director of a new film about legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday; and Martha Teichner tells the story behind her new book, "When Harry Met Minnie," a true tale of puppy love and friendship.cbsnews.com
This week on "Sunday Morning" (January 31)
Correspondent David Pogue breaks down this complex controversy and examines the anti-Wall Street culture that has prompted calls to revise stock trading rules. For more info:The Emmy Award-winning "CBS Sunday Morning" is broadcast on CBS Sundays beginning at 9:00 a.m. Find out when "Sunday Morning" airs in your city"Sunday Morning" also streams on CBSN beginning at 9:00 a.m. Full episodes of "Sunday Morning" are now available to watch on demand on CBSNews.com, CBS.com and CBS All Access, including via Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Chromecast, Amazon FireTV/FireTV stick and Xbox. You can also download the free "Sunday Morning" audio podcast at iTunes and at Play.it.cbsnews.com
Zemeckis’ ‘The Witches’ heads to HBO Max for Halloween
The Robert Zemeckis adaptation of “Roald Dahl’s The Witches” has found a new home on HBO Max this month just in time for Halloween. Warner Bros. said Friday that “The Witches” will debut on the subscription streaming service, owned by parent company WarnerMedia, on Oct. 22. Dahl’s 1983 novel about an orphaned boy who discovers a coven of witches that hate children was previously adapted for the big screen in 1990 by director Nicolas Roeg. It starred Angelica Huston, Mai Zetterling and Rowan Atkinson and was a box office flop, despite its critical acclaim. This new version has actor Jahzir Bruno playing the boy who must try to stop the witches from turning the world's children into mice.