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National Board of Review names ‘The Irishman’ best film of 2019

National Board of Review names ‘The Irishman’ best film of 2019

“The Irishman” was named the best film of 2019 by The National Board of Review. Martin Scorsese and the film’s stars, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, will also receive the organization’s inaugural Icon Award. For best director, Quentin Tarantino took home the honor for “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.” Melina Matsoukas won…MORE

How a determined director got ‘Hustlers’ to the big screen

How a determined director got ‘Hustlers’ to the big screen

As Will Ferrell puts it, when you see “Hustlers” for the first time, “you go in expecting one thing and you get something else.” That something else is why he became a producer on the film, Ferrell told CNN. The script, based on the bombshell 2015 New York Magazine article by Jessica Pressler, turned out…MORE

‘The Moodys’ serves up holiday comedy that’s mostly ho-ho-hum

‘The Moodys’ serves up holiday comedy that’s mostly ho-ho-hum

“The Moodys” bills itself as a “holiday comedy event series,” which is really just a grandiose way of describing a longer-than-usual movie, being diced into three parts on Fox. If the presentation feels like a bit of an experiment, the content — adapted from an Australian show — is too familiar to be much more…MORE

Jay-Z’s 50th birthday celebrated with a return to Spotify

Jay-Z’s 50th birthday celebrated with a return to Spotify

Welcome to #HovDay. Jay-Z turns 50 years old (can you even believe that) on December 4 and there’s cause to celebrate over on Spotify. That’s because the prolific rapper’s music catalog has been returned to that streaming service after a two year absence. Spotify tweeted about it on Wednesday. “Happy birthday, Hov Welcome back to…MORE

Willie Nelson says he has stopped smoking because it almost killed him

Willie Nelson says he has stopped smoking because it almost killed him

Country music icon, Willie Nelson, announced he is no longer smoking due to ongoing health and breathing issues. Nelson is known for singing the virtues of smoking pot and even has his own line of marijuana products. On Friday, he spoke to CNN affiliate KSAT in San Antonio, Texas, where he performed. “I have abused…MORE

Brad Pitt cries more than he used to

Brad Pitt cries more than he used to

Brad Pitt is a changed man. The actor interviewed Anthony Hopkins for Interview magazine about his upcoming movie “The Two Popes” and the conversation quickly pivoted to Pitt’s life. For one thing, he cries now. “I am quite famously a not-crier. Is that a term?” Pitt said. “I hadn’t cried in, like, 20 years, and…MORE

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