Hollywood

Monday, January 9, 2017

Twitter Chatter: Meryl Streep takes down Trump at 2017 Golden Globes

Three time Oscar-winning actress, Meryl Streep, stole the show at the 2017 Golden Globes Awards ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills last night. The live broadcast had some notable moments from host Jimmy Fallon’s jokes and banter, to the diversity of the nominees and winners. However, it was Streep’s passionate speech about the low standards and divisive politics […]
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Celebrities react to death of Garry Marshall

A lot of folks are going on social media today to react to the death of Hollywood giant, Garry Marshall. The writer, director, producer, and actor passed away late yesterday at a hospital in Burbank. Marshall was 81. He’s being remembered today for his huge body of work; from television series like “Happy Days,” “The Odd Couple,” “Laverne and Shirley,” […]
Friday, March 18, 2016

Hillary Clinton campaign raffling off night with the Clooneys

Democratic presidential front-runner, Hillary Clinton, is adding more Hollywood star power to her campaign. The Wrap says Clinton has more Hollywood endorsements “than all the other candidates combined.” Now Tinseltown heavyweight and a long time Democrat, George Clooney, along with his high-powered lawyer wife Amal Clooney, are on board to host fundraisers and a raffle for the former Secretary of […]
Sunday, February 28, 2016

Oscar Sunday: Awards, Chris Rock, and diversity controversy

The curtain will go up in a few hours on the 88th Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Host Chris Rock is expected to, ah, rock the house — and he will have plenty of material with the controversy about the lack of diversity in Hollywood hanging over the glam event. Here’s more on the controversy  from […]
Thursday, February 25, 2016

“Copycat Killers” TV series premieres this Saturday

A new TV series debuting this Saturday takes a look at the dark side of Hollywood films. Frequently motion pictures are inspired by reality, however, in some strange and terrifying cases killers imitate or copy what they’ve seen on the big screen.  “Copycat Killers” is a behind the scenes look at headline grabbing murder cases and the dramatic hunt for […]
Thursday, October 1, 2015

Pay Day : Who makes big bucks in Hollywood?

Actors and studio heads aren’t the only ones with hefty pay checks in Hollywood. A unit publicist hired by a studio earns about $2,750 a week , makeup artist on a film $60 an hour, first assistant directors get paid about $8,000 a week, and even a studio tour guide can earn $20-26 an hour, according to a post about Hollywood […]
Sunday, September 27, 2015

Around the Southland: Tom Cruise sells hilltop estate

                Big property deal for superstar, Tom Cruise. After months on the market, recently the “Mission Impossible” actor sold his Hollywood Hills estate for $11.4 million, according to the Trulia celebrity blog. The 2.5 acre “European-style” compound in Laurel Canyon has  stunning views and two homes connected by stone driveways, walking paths, and […]
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Quake expert Dr. Lucy Jones reviews “San Andreas” movie

The earthquake disaster film, “San Andreas,” opens this Friday and is expected to rake in at least $40 million at the box office. A premiere for the movie was held last night in Hollywood. Among the stars, U.S. Geological Survey seismologist and the number one go-to-earthquake expert in the Southland, Dr. Lucy Jones. After the event, Dr. Jones posted a critique […]
Friday, March 7, 2014

Prince playing not so secret concerts in Hollywood

Prince rocked the “Arsenio Hall Show” on Wednesday, March 6, and now he’s apparently planning to do the same for the Hollywood Palladium for the next couple of nights. The Wrap says tickets for tonight’s show went on sale Wednesday and tickets for Saturday’s performance  today. It’s not unusual for Prince to pop in and play unannounced at venues in […]