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Filmmaker David Lynch teaching a class on creativity

By 92.3 News | March 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Filmmaker David Lynch teaching a class on creativity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — According to filmmaker David Lynch, all it takes are 70 ideas to make a feature film. The visionary mind behind “Blue Velvet,” ”Mulholland Drive” and “Twin Peaks” is imparting this and other wisdom, like never giving up final cut, in a new MasterClass on creativity and filmmaking that’s available now for …

Warner Bros.’ chief Tsujihara steps down following scandal

By 92.3 News | March 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Warner Bros.’ chief Tsujihara steps down following scandal
Kevin Tsujihara

NEW YORK (AP) — Warner Bros. chief Kevin Tsujihara, one of the highest ranking Hollywood executives to be felled by sexual misconduct allegations, stepped down from the studio Monday following claims that he promised roles to an actress with whom he was having an affair. WarnerMedia chief executive John Stankey announced Tsujihara’s exit as chairman …

Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, ‘Miserlou’ composer, is dead

By 92.3 News | March 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Dick Dale, King of Surf Guitar, ‘Miserlou’ composer, is dead
Dick Dale

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Dale, whose pounding, blaringly loud power-chord instrumentals on songs like “Miserlou” and “Let’s Go Trippin’” earned him the title King of the Surf Guitar, has died at age 81. His former bassist Sam Bolle says Dick Dale passed away Saturday night. No other details were available. Dale liked to say …

‘Captain Marvel’ soars even higher with stellar 2nd weekend

By 92.3 News | March 17, 2019 | Comments Off on ‘Captain Marvel’ soars even higher with stellar 2nd weekend
Brie Larson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Captain Marvel” has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust. Walt Disney Studios estimated Sunday that the intergalactic superhero fell only 55 percent from its record-breaking opening. This weekend, “Captain Marvel” earned an additional $69.3 million from North American theaters …

Golden Globe Awards to kick off awards season on Jan. 5

By 92.3 News | March 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Golden Globe Awards to kick off awards season on Jan. 5

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it has chosen a date for next year’s Golden Globe Awards. The association said Friday the 77th annual awards will be held Jan. 5. The ceremony will kick off a condensed awards season with the Oscars moving up their ceremony to Feb. 9, 2020. In …

James Gunn rehired to direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’

By 92.3 News | March 15, 2019 | Comments Off on James Gunn rehired to direct ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’
James Gunn

NEW YORK (AP) — Months after being fired over old tweets, James Gunn has been rehired as director of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.” Representatives for the Walt Disney Co. and for Gunn on Friday confirmed that Gunn has been reinstated as writer-director of the Marvel franchise he has guided from the start. Gunn …

Tribeca to host ‘Say Anything…’ reunion, doc on Anastasio

By 92.3 News | March 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Tribeca to host ‘Say Anything…’ reunion, doc on Anastasio
John Cusack

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival has added a “Say Anything…” reunion screening to its upcoming festival, as well as the premiere of a documentary on Phish lead singer and guitarist Trey Anastasio. Tribeca announced Thursday that writer-director Cameron Crowe and the cast of “Say Anything…” led by John Cusack will celebrate the …

Sega halts game shipment after actor arrested on drug charge

By 92.3 News | March 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Sega halts game shipment after actor arrested on drug charge
Pierre Taki

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese entertainment company Sega has cancelled shipments of its video game “Judgment,” also known as “Judge Eyes,” after one of its actors was arrested on drug charges. The health ministry’s drug division said actor and musician Pierre Taki, 51, was arrested earlier this week on suspicion of using cocaine. The game made …

Riding the wave: Surfers grow up in touching documentary

By 92.3 News | March 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Riding the wave: Surfers grow up in touching documentary
MACHADO

The day surfing lost one of its most beloved rabble-rousers was the day it rediscovered its soul. That’s one of the many takeaways from “Momentum Generation,” a beautifully melancholy documentary that is, at its core, about surfers, but speaks every bit as fluently about friendship, loyalty and the price people are willing — or not …

TV celebrities and coaches charged in college bribery scheme

By 92.3 News | March 12, 2019 | Comments Off on TV celebrities and coaches charged in college bribery scheme
Lori Loughlin, Isabella Rose Giannulli, Olivia Jade Giannulli

BOSTON (AP) — Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation’s most selective schools. Federal authorities called it the biggest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the …