Latest Lindsey Bahr News

Alma Wahlberg, mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, dies at 78

Apr. 18, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

Alma Wahlberg, the mother of entertainers Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and a regular on their reality series “Wahlburgers,” has died, her sons said on social media Sunday. She was 78. “My angel. Rest in peace,” Mark Wahlberg tweeted. Donnie...

2 documentaries up for Oscars tell stories of nonagenarians

Apr. 16, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

The Oscar isn’t the only one celebrating its 93rd trip around the sun at the Academy Awards ceremony this year. The shorts category features two documentaries, “ A Concerto is a Conversation ” and “ Colette,” about fellow nonagenarians who have led extraordinary and extraordinarily...

California's ArcLight and Pacific Theaters to close for good

Apr. 12, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

Hollywood’s theatrical business may be slowly rebounding but for some exhibitors the last year has been catastrophic. Pacific Theaters, which operates some 300 screens in California, including the beloved ArcLight theaters and the historic Cinerama Dome in Hollywood, said Monday that it...

New this week: 'Big Shot,' 'Mare of Easttown' and 'Monday'

Apr. 12, 2021 14:42 PM EDT

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Sebastian Stan’s devoted followers are certainly getting a fair amount of him...

Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt join Oscars starry presenting cast

Apr. 12, 2021 14:16 PM EDT

The Oscars are aiming to be more like a movie than a television show and enlisting A-list stars like Harrison Ford, Brad Pitt, Halle Berry and Reese Witherspoon to help hand out statuettes. They’ll be joined by the likes of Don Cheadle, Renee Zellweger, Regina King,...

Chloé Zhao becomes 1st woman of color to win top DGA honor

Apr. 11, 2021 09:18 AM EDT

Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” continued its tour of dominance through awards season Saturday night, when Zhao took top honors at the 73rd annual Directors Guild Association Awards. She is the second woman to earn the honor and the first woman of color to do so. Kathryn...

After Scott Rudin bullying exposé, there are mostly crickets

Apr. 09, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — How have Hollywood and Broadway responded to an exposé detailing routine abuse and bullying by producer Scott Rudin? Mostly, with crickets. The Hollywood Reporter’s cover story Wednesday on Rudin was, undoubtedly, a must-read...

Small Icelandic town rallies behind Oscar-nominated song

Apr. 09, 2021 14:25 PM EDT

The writers behind the Oscar-nominated song “ Husavik (My Hometown) ” knew that they wanted it to be an emotional core to the otherwise silly Will Ferrell movie “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga.” But they had no idea just how significant the ballad would become to the...

Review: YA sci-fi thriller 'Voyagers' doesn't quite take off

Apr. 07, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

The most surprising thing about “ Voyagers,” a sci-fi thriller about a group of young adults who have been tasked with travelling to and repopulating a new planet, is that it isn’t based on a Young Adult book series. Writer and director Neil Burger, who was also behind the...

Oscars add UK hub for broadcast after concerns about travel

Mar. 30, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

With less than a month until showtime, the 93rd Oscars are taking another pass at the script. Show producers Steven Soderbergh, Jesse Collins and Stacey Sher remain determined to have an in-person ceremony on April 25 in Los Angeles but told nominees Tuesday in a virtual...