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The Glorious Corner: “The Cher Show”, NYC’s Blackbarn Restaurant, Mark Bego and Mary Wilson’s “Supreme Glamour”, and More

OH CHER — With Bohemian Rhapsody and now, Rocketman now deeply in the American zeitgeist now, I wondered who would be the next subject for a bio pic? A female? Should be, But, last night  we finally got to see The Cher Show at the Neil Simon Theatre in NYC and it hit me immediately, that this was the next bio pic to see.  When […]

“Sitcom Writers Talk Show”: Behind The Scenes With Carl Reiner, Norman Lear, and Other Geniuses

Books News Desk Behind every great television show is a group of professionals working at the top of their games—but no one is more important than the writers. And while writing comedy, especially good comedy, is serious business—fraught with actor egos, demanding producers, and sleepless nights—it also can result in classic lines of dialogue.  Sitcom […]

Watch: “Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story” Trailer By Martin Scorsese—VIDEO

ROLLING THUNDER REVUE: A BOB DYLAN STORY BY MARTIN SCORSESE captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975, and the joyous music that Bob Dylan performed that fall. Master filmmaker Martin Scorsese creates a one-of-a-kind movie experience: part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream. Featuring Joan Baez, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, Sam Shepard, Allen Ginsberg, […]

Brian May Defends Artistic License in “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Movies News Desk By Celebretainment Brian May has defended the artistic licence used in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’. The Queen guitarist insisted that the Freddie Mercury biopic was not a documentary but an attempt to tell the story of the late frontman “as a human being”, and the 71-year-old musician argued that obsessing over incorrect facts in […]

Rocketman: The Revised “Elton John Scrapbook” Features Detailed Info About The Music Legend’s Life and Career

Books News Desk Since the release of the hit Elton John film biopic, “Rocketman,” the public’s hunger for more news about the fascinating rock superstar is at an all-time high. Acclaimed author M.A. Cassata’s The Elton John Scrapbook: Revised and Updated eBook Editionis a definite must-read. Cassata has been an editor and writer for various print […]

Taron Egerton On Becoming Elton John

Movies News Desk In an exclusive Parade interview, Kingsman franchise star Taron Egerton reveals how Elton John helped him prepare for the new movie Rocketman (opening today), and how much his friendship with the legend means to him.   British Bonding. After Egerton got the role, the rock star invited the young British actor to his home, where they had the first […]

Boy George Set To Be The Subject of a New Biopic Film

By Celebretainment Movies News Desk Boy George is set to be the subject of a new biographical film. The Culture Club frontman will have his life turned into a musical biopic from producers at MGM and director Sacha Gervasi, according to The Wrap. Sacha – who has previously worked on ‘Anvil! The Story of Anvil’ […]

The Glorious Corner: “Rocketman”, Monkees’ Micky Dolenz and Mike Nesmith, Supreme Mary Wilson at NYC’s Black Barn and More

ROCKETMAN — (via Rock Cellar Magazine) Dexter Fletcher’s Rocketman opens with a shot of a costumed Elton John (Taron Egerton) walking down a corridor. Whether intentionally or not, the scene suggests the start of Bohemian Rhapsody, as Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) strides from an arena’s backstage to perform at Live Aid, which that movie returns to at the […]

Deadpool Could Appear in The Next Spider-Man Film

Movies News Desk Deadpool might appear in the third ‘Spider-Man’ movie. Following Disney’s acquisition of Fox earlier this year, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors Joe and Anthony Russo revealed that Ryan Reynolds foul-mouthed “merc with a mouth” would soon be seen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The duo were confident that some of the biggest movies and […]

Karen Gillan Compared To Daniel Day-Lewis

By Celebretainment Movies News Desk Karen Gillan has been compared to Daniel Day-Lewis. David Dastmalchian appears alongside his fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe star in new movie ‘All Creatures Here Below’ – which he also wrote – and he has heaped praise on the actress for her “chameleon-like talents”. Speaking to Cinemablend, he said: “I think […]

David Tennant “Wasn’t Coping At All” With ‘Doctor Who’ Fame

TV News Desk David Tennant “wasn’t coping at all” after finding fame on ‘Doctor Who’.The 48-year-old actor was thrust into the spotlight when he landed the iconic role of the Doctor in the long running BBC sci-fi show, which he held from 2005 to 2010. And now, the star has said he was so overwhelmed […]

The Glorious Corner: Cannes Film Festival, Classic Rock Musican Dave Mason, Jimmy Fallon and More

CANNES CANNES — (Via Deadline) Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho scooped the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or Saturday night with Parasite, a powerful dramedy about the collision of two families from very different classes. This is Bong’s first major prize in Cannes and was not a surprise given the great reception and momentum it enjoyed on the ground. In […]

David Tennant To Become Father For a Fifth Time

TV News Desk David Tennant and Georgia Moffett are expecting their fifth child together. The former ‘Doctor Who’ star and his wife – whom he has been married to since 2011 – already have Ty, 17, Olive, eight, Wilfred, six, and Doris, four, together, but they’re set to become a family of seven later this […]

The Glorious Corner: “Big Bang Theory”, “Rocketman” Blues, Debbie Gibson & New Kids On The Block Mix Tape Tour and More

BANG & BLACKLIST — I have to say as a huge fan of the Big Bang Theory, its series finale Thursday was almost perfect. Sure, I would have loved to have seen Wil Wheaton one more time and maybe William Shatner or Patrick Stewart as a guest star – Buffy The Vampire Slayer (Sarah Michelle Geller) as the much-talked-about major-guest-star sure […]

Watch: Elton John & Bernie Taupin React to “Rocketman” in Cannes—(Video)

Elton John and Bernie Taupin talk about seeing the movie ‘Rocketman’ at the Cannes Film Festival. Elton talks about what Taron Egerton brings to the role and how impressed he was with the actor who is portraying him. Rocketman tells the story of Sir Elton John’s rise to fame. Buy on Amazon, iTunes,  Barnes and Noble and other […]

Elton John ‘Moved’ By Rocketman Biopic

Movies News Desk By Celebretainment Sir Elton John was very “moved” by Taron Egerton’s portrayal of him in ‘Rocketman’. The music legend was in attendance at the screening of the biopic at the Cannes Film Festival on Thursday (05.16.19) and was so “blown away” by seeing his story told on the big screen he couldn’t […]

The Glorious Corner: “Big Bang Theory,” ‘American Idol,” Cate Blanchette, Electric Light Orchestra and More

BIG BANG GOOD BYE — CBS’ powerhouse The Big Bang Theory with Jim Parsons; John Galecki; the luminous Kaley Cuoco, Kunal Nayyar; Mayim Bialik  and, Simon Helbrg say goodbye this Thursday after a long, long run; 12 seasons and 279 episodes.  I watched the show from the beginning (Micky Dolenz is a big fan too) and loved almost every episode. Sure, […]

Doris Day Didn’t Want Funeral

By Celebretainment Doris Day asked for no funeral or memorial service before she died. The Hollywood legend passed away on Monday (05.13.19), and her eponymous animal foundation have revealed the ‘Calamity Jane’ actress wanted to be buried in an unmarked grave but fans wishing to pay their respects can honour the star by visiting their […]

The Glorious Corner: NYC’s WPLJ Radio Exits, Debbie Gibson, RIP Peggy Lipton and More

WPLJ EXITS — WPLJ New York (95.5) will sign off on Friday, May 31 after serving the market for 48 years. The announcement was made Wednesday morning (May 8) by Todd & Jayde, along with an accompanying message and video on the station’s social pages. “95.5 WPLJ signed on the air in 1971. May 31, 2019 will be our final […]

Renee Zellweger Sings ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’ In First Trailer for Judy Garland Biopic

Movie News Desk Renée Zellweger is unrecognizable as screen legend Judy Garland in the first trailer for the anticipated biopic Judy. The 50-year-old star stars as Garland as she arrives in London in the winter of 1968 for a series of sold-out concerts despite her exhaustion and deteriorating health. Garland died of an accidental barbiturate overdose months after the […]