During a recent episode of CinemAddicts I mentioned to Anderson how I was totally unexcited to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi. My nonchalant and bordering on hostile attitude to the Star Wars universe was due to my disappointment over Rogue One, but as the days grow closer my attitude has changed. Hopefully you’re excited for TLJ as well, and below is a photo gallery from the press conference and premiere! Check out the pics after the jump!
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Former Glee cast members Darren Criss and Heather Morris were among the attendees at Providence Saint John’s 75th Anniversary Gala Celebration. Hosted by Saint John’s Health Center Foundation and the Irene Dunne Guild, the event raised a record breaking $1.4 million on Saturday at Culver City’s 3Labs.
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Take out the money, hype, and the big names and boxing is a sport that also resonates on so many levels. For some, it’s the symbolic nature of the underdog story rendered in cinema (Rocky) that makes it a constant draw. In the video below, Jon Seda (Chicago P.D., Treme) discusses his lifelong passion for boxing.
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If you’re in the mood for some live music (who wouldn’t want to hear a sax and harp played during a La-La Land evening?), RMPConcerts (Rising Monarch Production Concerts) is holding a live performance this Saturday at The Hudson Theatres.
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Six-time Oscar nominated composer/conductor Lalo Schifrin (Mission: Impossible, Dirty Harry) will celebrate his 85th birthday with a special concert that spotlights and honors his music. The October 7 event, which will be held at the Alex Theatre (Glendale, Ca), is being presented by Musicians at Play Foundation and AFM Local 47’s Music Fund of Los Angeles in association with Varese Sarabande. Further details below!
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Flip Rodriguez’s decision to open up about his experiences with sexual abuse took a ton of guts, and his mental toughness as well as being an inspiration for other people has made him one of American Ninja Warrior’s shining stars. Let’s face it, all these ninjas are awesome in their own right, and during an interview with Flip I asked him how, even in the face of tragedy, he refused to give up. Video of Rodriguez is available below!
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An intriguing artist on the rise is Sigrid, a 20-year-old whose career has taken off with the success of her debut single “Don’t Kill My Vibe.” Details on the Norwegian artist and her first U.S. tour is available after the jump.
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Travelers who venture to California hit Hollywood in search of movie history, but there’s a valid reason why Culver City is dubbed “the heart of screenland.” Alicia B. Mayer, the great-grandniece of MGM legend Louis B. Mayer is maintaining the family’s legacy and will be on hand to share photos and insights at a special Culver City Centennial event. Details on the August 6th event is below!
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The Voice season 10 winner and Los Angeles based singer/songwriter Alisan Porter has a special place in my heart,. as Curly Sue is one of the first movies I reviewed during my time as a UCLA Daily Bruin film critic. Though I’m a creature of habit, change is inevitable, and Porter explains why “change” is more than just the moniker of her latest single.
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Italian filmmaker Vittorio De Sica is revered for his prodigious contributions to neorealism, as Shoeshine, Umberto D, and Bicycle Thieves have made their respective marks in cinema. A digital restoration of Il Boom, a 1963 comedy drama that has never before been released, is now playing at the Ahrya Fine Arts in Beverly Hills (July 21-27). Details on the film is featured after the jump!
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