In this week’s podcast, Taylor Rexrode and Taylor Griffin discuss John Travolta’s name slip at the Academy Awards and the recent deal struck between Dish Network and Disney to stream Disney-owned channels online. The new Jesse Eisenberg film “The Double” coming out May 9 is the subject for a new “Trailer Trash.”
Film and Television
LOS ANGELES _ E! has greenlighted its first original scripted series, the network announced Thursday.
ORLANDO, Fla. — “Frozen” is such a hot commodity that parents already wait in line at Epcot for hours so their kids can meet the film’s two princesses, and Disneyphiles speculate that the movie could eventually play a major role at the theme parks.
LOS ANGELES — With a string of recent deals, cable and satellite providers are beginning to acknowledge a brutal truth that companies like Hulu and Netflix have known all along: Many TV viewers, especially young ones, want shows and movies on their own terms — wherever, whenever and on whatever devices they choose.
NAIROBI, Kenya — “You are the pride of Africa,” Kenya’s president exclaimed on Twitter as he celebrated Kenya’s first major Oscar win by actress Lupita Nyong’o.
In this week’s podcast, Taylor Rexrode and Taylor Griffin discuss their final predictions for Sunday’s Academy Awards in comparison with the trending top picks. The new “Godzilla” reboot starring Bryan Cranston is the subject for a new “Trailer Trash.”
This year’s Academy Awards nominees reflect a Hollywood truism: The margin between the dustbin and the Oscar red carpet is often razor thin.
Born Dana Owens, she first became noticed as a hip-hop rapper in her teens, but it didn’t take long for Newark, N.J.’s Queen Latifah to blossom into a worldclass entertainer.
LOS ANGELES — Not so long ago, Simon Cowell was probably the most powerful man on American TV. His cranky, caustic judging had helped make “American Idol” an invincible No. 1 hit.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, this week’s “Frankly, My Dear” revolves around gushy romance movies. Which flicks will Taylor Griffin and Taylor Rexrode name as their top 3 favorites? Also, Melissa McCarthy’s upcoming comedy, “Tammy,” gets dissected in “Trailer Trash.”