In a recent interview with Deadline, ViacomCBS sales chief Jo Ann Ross said the company is proceeding as though the NFL is playing its season as scheduled, including Super Bowl LV. The league itself has likewise gone about its business as usual, its main concession to the pandemic being Commissioner Roger Goodell hosting the NFL Draft from his basement. It even staged a three-hour primetime schedule reveal this month on NFL Network despite unanswered questions about logistics, public safety and economics. … [Read more...] about CBS Sports, Fingers Crossed, Welcomes Advertisers “Back To Live Programming”
Hayao Miyazaki formed Studio Ghibli back in 1984 with fellow filmmaker Isao Takahata. During his run with the studio, he directed critically-acclaimed classics such as Nausicca of the Valley Wind, Lapuata: Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, Kiki's Delivery Service, Porco Rosso, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle, Ponyo and The Wind Rises. Spirited Away won the Oscar for Best Animated Film in 2003, but most impressively, it is still the highest-grossing movie ever in Japan. It holds that record more than 12 years after it was first released. … [Read more...] about Anime Legend Hayao Miyazaki Is Coming Out of Retirement
Do You Know This Trivia? In the original script of Coolie, Amitabh Bachchan's character was supposed to die in the climax. However, after his miraculous escape from the jaws of death in real life, and seeing the raw emotions and support of the fans' prayers that Big B credits for his second birth, the makers changed the climax of the film and cancelled his death scene. … [Read more...] about Amitabh Bachchan Was Unable To Speak For Days After Coolie Accident; Wrote Notes To Jaya For Water!
Topping this list is the almighty Thanos, the villain famously played by Josh Brolin in the high-grossing Avengers movies. According to the data, Thanos takes the win with a 94% Fresh score for Avengers: Endgame at Rotten Tomatoes, 584,000 monthly Google searches, and 164,475 Wikipedia page views. We can assume that a big part of what makes Thanos so legendary is the way he decimates half of the planet's population with the snap of his fingers in Avengers: Infinity War, a moment that is certainly among the most memorable movie scenes of the past several years. In the sequel, the war with Thanos would even lead to the death of the beloved Tony Stark, making the supervillain even more despised. … [Read more...] about Thanos Ranked as the World’s Most Popular Movie Villain in New Poll
As thoughtful, acoustic finger-plucking introduces listeners to 23-year-old Rett Madison’s silvery voice on her new song, “Shame Is a River,” it’s easy at first to confuse this cathartic battle cry with a lullaby. “Shame is a river/When I cross its waters, I always sink,” the West Virginia native sings with the kind of weathered sageness you might expect from a timeless folk artist like Joni Mitchell. “Hope’s on the other side, but I’ve got guilt tied like bricks to my feet.” However, once the audience crosses the two-minute mark, a sparkling crescendo of strings and keys builds, squashing any potential timidity. … [Read more...] about Song You Need to Know: Rett Madison, ‘Shame Is a River’