Michael Keaton confronts US opioid crisis in ‘Dopesick’ – Manila Bulletin

US actor Michael Keaton attends the Hulu premiere of “Dopesick” at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on October 4, 2021 in New York City. – Before he became Batman, Michael Keaton made his dramatic film debut in “Clean and Sober,” an unflinching look at drug addiction during the United States’ 1980s cocaine craze. Three … Read more

The human drama – Manila Bulletin

The two films today are strong on drama and we’re first screened at Festivals this year. The Schrader was shown at Venice, while the Chon went to Cannes – both were well-received. The Card Counter (video on demand) – After his First Reformed with Ethan Hawke was so widely praised, some actually thought that the … Read more

‘Doctor Who’ Channel Leads BBC Studios, Pluto TV Carriage Deal – Global Bulletin

CARRIAGE ViacomCBS‘s free streaming television service Pluto TV has partnered with BBC Studios to add three new channels to the platform across Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France and Spain. A new Doctor Who channel in France will feature the first 10 seasons of the BBC action-adventure series that explores space and time, in addition to the … Read more

Celebrities urge world leaders to help end pandemic – Manila Bulletin

Some 70 personalities in the arts and entertainment signed a letter that call on global leaders to step up vaccine efforts before the end of 2021. In a letter organized by nonprofit CARE and the org’s global advocate Iman, the appeal came in time for the United Nations General Assembly and the Global COVID-19 Summit hosted by … Read more

Entertainment around town – The North Platte Bulletin

A rundown of entertainment in North Platte and Lincoln County: Ongoing Prairie Arts Center, (416 N. Jeffers) — Sisters exhibit, based on growing up in rural Kansas. Open 11-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Golden Tickets Cinemas, Platte River Mall (1000 S. Dewey) – Malignant. Cop Shop. Free Guy. Jungle Cruise, Candyman, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the … Read more

‘Dune,’ ‘No Time to Die’ VFX Outfit DNEG to Pay Enhanced Overtime to U.K. Employees – Global Bulletin

COMPENSATION Visual effects and animation studio DNEG, whose credits include “Dune” and “No Time to Die,” will pay enhanced overtime to its U.K. employees. From October, DNEG will pay overtime at 1.5x rate to all U.K. staff in non-management positions for all incremental time that they are asked to work beyond the standard 40-hour week. … Read more

Angelina Jolie wins as ‘president’ in Comelec internet voting test run – Manila Bulletin

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie won as president in the internet voting test run of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) held from September 11 to 13. Comelec/MB Jolie, who garnered 90 votes bested actor Brad Pitt who in turn received 82 votes. For vice president, actor Christian Bale won with 84 votes over singer Mariah Carey’s … Read more

A New Legacy’ steps onto the court exclusively on HBO GO this Sept. 3 – Manila Bulletin

Welcome to the Jam! Basketball champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes as Space Jam: A New Legacy gets in the game on HBO GO from Sept. 3. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee and composed of an innovative filmmaking team including Ryan Coogler and … Read more