Monthly Archives: January2021

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By Cynthia Littleton In the 1980s and ’90s, for celebrities, politicians, lawyers, activists and many others, an appearance on CNN’s “Larry King Live” was a sign that you’d made it on the national stage. King, who died Saturday at the age of 87, was remembered as a tough but fair interviewer who had …read more      

By Carmel Dagan Emmy-winning TV host Larry King has died. He was 87 years old. A statement on his official Twitter account confirmed his passing. “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center …read more      

By Rebecca Rubin Add “A Quiet Place Part II” to the growing list of 2021 films that have already been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Paramount’s post-apocalyptic thriller — directed by John Krasinski and starring Emily Blunt — has been postponed for a third time. It will now open in theaters on …read more      

By Haley Bosselman Gregory Sierra, best known for his roles as Sgt. Miguel “Chano” Amanguale on “Barney Miller” and Julio Fuentes on “Sanford and Son,” died on Jan. 4 in Laguna Woods, Calif., according to Orange County Health Dept. records. He was 83. The New York-born-and-raised actor, of Puerto Rican descent, found success …read more      

By gmaddaus Anthony Pellicano, the former private eye who spent 16 years in federal prison, is back in business as a Hollywood fixer. Pellicano confirmed to Variety that he is working for Joel Silver, the “Die Hard” and “Lethal Weapon” producer who exited his company in 2019. Silver has since been engaged …read more      

By Patrick Frater Despite disruptions to the music industry caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Big Hit Entertainment, the management company behind K-pop superstars BTS, had a booming 2020. Last year saw BTS fully penetrate the U.S. music market, landing a No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, massive YouTube tallies, a Grammy nomination …read more      

By chrislwillman Halsey has officially pulled the plug on what would have been her 2020, then 2021, tour, as the resumption of major arena tours this year looks increasingly uncertain. The announcement came in a message to fans on Twitter Friday afternoon. “Safety is the priority.,” the singer tweeted. “I wish things …read more      

By Richard Kuipers The barren earth surrounding a drought-stricken Aussie town provides fertile ground for mystery, suspense and punchy emotional drama in “The Dry.” This enthralling adaptation of Jane Harper’s international bestseller stars a spot-on Eric Bana as a city detective whose investigation of an apparent murder-suicide in his hometown triggers renewed suspicion …read more      

By Jem Aswad Rhye is the brainchild of Canadian singer-songwriter Michael Milosh, who is possessed of a high, aching voice that is usually mistaken for a woman’s (the bio tastefully describes it as “gender non-conforming”). Milosh has been releasing albums since the early ‘00s, either under his last name or, since 2013, as …read more      

By danvariety Russell Tovey is one of TV’s great discoveries of the last several years. The British actor seems perpetually cast as the cad, the overly assured fellow whose pride brings him in for a fall — and yet his charm and some innate vulnerable quality a couple of layers down keep …read more