Ryan Gosling - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Ryan Gosling Music cut from 'La La Land' added back in for concert tour LOS ANGELES (AP) — "La La Land" is getting its overture back. An instrumental overture that was cut from the hit musical film starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone will be added back in for a touring concert show that kicks off this month at the Hollywood Bowl. Composer Justin Hurwitz said it's one of two new pieces of music that fans of... Wed, 17 May 2017 15:10:00 GMT 2017-05-17T15:10:00Z Step back in time with Leo and Johnny We step back in time, looking at some fresh faced young actors walking the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival for the first time. Fri, 12 May 2017 10:16:00 GMT 2017-05-12T10:16:00Z Los Angeles' piano-playing mayor declares 'La La Land' day LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' mayor declared Tuesday "La La Land" day as acrobats suspended by ropes danced their way across the outside walls of City Hall to the tune of the film's jubilant opening number "Another Day of Sun." Mayor Eric Garcetti proclaimed the honor for the musical that claimed six Academy Awards in February and put a spotlight on var... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 22:46:00 GMT 2017-04-25T22:46:00Z 'Mississippi Grind' directors sign on for 'Captain Marvel' LOS ANGELES (AP) — The co-directors of the indie gambling drama "Mississippi Grind" are making the leap to superhero films. A source close to the project who was not authorized to speak publicly says Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck will direct "Captain Marvel," which is scheduled for release in March 2019. Brie Larson is set to star as the ti... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 18:47:00 GMT 2017-04-19T18:47:00Z 'Spider-Man,' 'Blade Runner' footage kicks off CinemaCon LAS VEGAS (AP) — Iron Man just put Spider-Man in time out. Sony Pictures on Monday unveiled the second trailer for "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at CinemaCon, featuring Tom Holland, the newly anointed web-slinger, being put in his place by Robert Downey Jr.'s more seasoned Tony Stark. The film, out July 7, picks up with Holland's Peter Parker returning to high school after the ev... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:14:00 GMT 2017-03-28T09:14:00Z Ryan Gosling on Malick, directing again and that Oscar flub NEW YORK (AP) — Even amid the chaotic melee on the Dolby Theatre stage during the infamous best-picture Oscar flub, Ryan Gosling was typically unflappable. While most reacted with shock and confusion, there was the "La La Land" star — cool and bemused — chuckling on the side of the stage. "What can you say?" Gosling said in an interview by phone from Los ... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:45:00 GMT 2017-03-21T19:45:00Z 'La La Land,' 'Beauty' herald more Days of Sun for musicals So, perhaps you've heard: "La La Land" didn't win best picture at the Oscars. But if every cloud has a silver lining, this one might be called golden: The Emma Stone-Ryan Gosling musical, which did win six Oscars, has been racking up box office numbers remarkable for a musical — nearly $417 million globally so far, according to comScore — and even more for an original one wi... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 19:43:00 GMT 2017-03-15T19:43:00Z Review: Malick gets some life back in 'Song to Song' As filmmakers obsessed with his early work continue to ape his style, Terrence Malick has ventured beyond, reaching into territory that is stubbornly spiritual and anti-narrative. He eschews story conventions. He turns movie stars like Ben Affleck and Christian Bale into props, using them not for their acting but their broad shoulders that fill up the screen as ethereal wome... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 19:51:00 GMT 2017-03-14T19:51:00Z Chazelle's Neil Armstrong drama dated for October 2018 NEW YORK (AP) — "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle may have just finished one Oscar season, but he appears headed for another. Universal Pictures on Tuesday dated Chazelle's "First Man," starring Ryan Gosling as astronaut Neil Armstrong, for Oct. 12, 2018. The release date will return Chazelle to the heart of awards season with the follow-up to his musical sensation. ... Tue, 07 Mar 2017 19:08:00 GMT 2017-03-07T19:08:00Z 'La La Land,' in live concert form, coming to Hollywood Bowl NEW YORK (AP) — Live from Los Angeles, it's "La La Land" live! Lionsgate announced Monday that "La La Land In Concert: A Live-to-Film Celebration" will come to the Hollywood Bowl on May 26-27. The live shows will be conducted by composer Justin Hurwitz, who won two Academy Awards last month for his work on the movie's music. The show wi... Mon, 06 Mar 2017 15:43:00 GMT 2017-03-06T15:43:00Z Beloved railroad seen in 'La La Land' chugging back to life LOS ANGELES (AP) — Angels Flight, LA's beloved little railroad, had its cameo in the hit musical "La La Land" and now it's almost ready for its close-up. The narrow-gauge railroad that for more than a century hauled people 298 feet up and down the city's steep Bunker Hill was shut down in 2013 after a series of mishaps, including a crash that killed a rider. ... Thu, 02 Mar 2017 01:49:00 GMT 2017-03-02T01:49:00Z A peek at off-camera happenings at the Academy Awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the whole of Oscar night was eclipsed by the unprecedented best-picture flub at the show's conclusion, the Academy Awards is a starry celebration onscreen and off. For every memorable moment during the telecast, countless others occur away from the camera's eye in the wings of the Dolby Theatre stage. Here's a look at a few key mo... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 20:00:00 GMT 2017-02-27T20:00:00Z Is that a joke? Oscar mix-up leads to funny memes, tweets LOS ANGELES (AP) — The best picture Oscar blunder prompted snickering from Ryan Gosling and a cascade of politically tinged jokes on Twitter, with some even declaring Hillary Clinton the winner. Billy Crystal tweeted : "Amazing ending. Wish that had happened on Election Day." Seth MacFarlane chimed in : "You know what the problem is -- millions of Academy members voted illeg... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:53:00 GMT 2017-02-27T18:53:00Z Emma Stone wins best-actress Oscar for 'La La Land' LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emma Stone sang and danced her way to a best-actress Oscar for "La La Land," elevating the once struggling actress with roots in community theater to the heights of Hollywood. Stone's victory on Sunday night was the sixth Oscar earned by the musical set against a Los Angeles backdrop. It had a leading 14 nominations. ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:15:00 GMT 2017-02-27T06:15:00Z The Latest: 'Moonlight' wins best picture Academy Award LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local): 9:15 p.m. The coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" is the winner of the best picture Academy Award. The film won after the end of the awards ceremony was plunged into chaos after "La La Land" was mistakenly announced as the best picture winner. ... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 05:45:00 GMT 2017-02-27T05:45:00Z Hollywood tour group gets surprise side trip to Oscar show LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unsuspecting group of tourists got a trip right into the heart of Hollywood Sunday night that included kisses from Denzel Washington, selfies with Ryan Gosling and a chance to rub a newly won gold statuette called Oscar. Host Jimmy Kimmel told the Dolby Theatre audience during Sunday's Academy Awards that the group was told they were... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 04:21:00 GMT 2017-02-27T04:21:00Z A cadre of casually clad stars come through Oscar rehearsals LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne Johnson posed for a solo pic on the Dolby Theatre stage. Taraji P. Henson pretended to run off with the wooden prop Oscar. And a makeup-free, casually clad Halle Berry made a rehearsal actor's day when she kissed him on the cheek as he came onstage to accept an award. "That's Halle Berry!" the actor said, eyes wide. Saturday is r... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 04:56:00 GMT 2017-02-26T04:56:00Z Legend, Miranda, Bareilles make Oscar rehearsals musical LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lin-Manuel Miranda owned Friday's Oscar rehearsals. He sang a tune from "La La Land," posed like John Travolta in "Saturday Night Fever," invoked a 1990s Billy Crystal Oscar monologue, and reprimanded his dad from the stage for having his cellphone light on. The creator of "Hamilton" joined Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend for a... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:32:00 GMT 2017-02-25T07:32:00Z Dance scenes in movies can be tricky, but sometimes magical Oscar front-runner "La La Land" opens with a bang, or should we say a burst — of leaps and pirouettes, not to mention bicycles sashaying along the roofs of automobiles. It's not easy to stage a successful dance scene for the cameras — especially on a highway interchange — but when such a scene works, it can be memorable. One secret, says "La La Land" chor... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:30:00 GMT 2017-02-25T01:30:00Z AP Oscar predictions: What will win, what should win LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep. BEST PICTURE The Nominees: "Arrival," ''Fences," ''Hacksaw Ridge," ''Hell or High Water," ''Hidden Figures," ''La La Land," ''Lion," ''Manche... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:01:00 GMT 2017-02-23T19:01:00Z Oscars look to 'La La Land,' host Kimmel for ratings boost LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the Oscars had doubled down on nominating films with actors named Ryan, the ceremony's chances for a ratings bounce might be as likely as host Jimmy Kimmel's Trump jokes. Saluting a blockbuster like Ryan Reynolds' "Deadpool" is the surest way to lure viewers. But there's optimism afoot that the Ryan Gosling-Emma Stone charmer "La La Land," combined with... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:40:00 GMT 2017-02-22T23:40:00Z In Oscar winners about Hollywood, undercurrents of anxiety NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood is ready for its close-up. Again. If Damien Chazelle's "La La Land" is to win best picture at Sunday's Academy Awards — and just about everyone thinks it's going to — it will surely go down as another in a run of movies about Hollywood to be celebrated by Hollywood. Two years ago it was Alejandro Inarritu's backstage comedy "Birdman" that was crowne... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 23:34:00 GMT 2017-02-22T23:34:00Z Q&A: "La La Land" composer on his moment in the spotlight LOS ANGELES (AP) — For "La La Land" composer and songwriter Justin Hurwitz, it's been a long, laborious ride from dreaming up the musical with his old college roommate Damien Chazelle over six years ago to becoming the toast of awards season. His catchy score and songs have broken through, too, securing their own place in the spotlight and overshadowing the likes of Justin T... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:26:00 GMT 2017-02-15T17:26:00Z 'La La Land' continues dance to the Oscars with DGA win BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle waltzed off with the top honor at the Directors Guild of America Awards, Saturday. It's the latest stop on the ebullient musical's journey to the Oscars, but it wasn't all song and dance at the annual awards ceremony in Beverly Hills. The evening also took on a more somber, urgent note as many directors and p... Sun, 05 Feb 2017 18:30:00 GMT 2017-02-05T18:30:00Z Jenkins & Chazelle: The young directors at center of Oscars NEW YORK (AP) — At the forefront of this year's Oscar race are two filmmakers in their 30s with seemingly limitless careers ahead of them: Damien Chazelle, the 32-year-old wunderkind behind "La La Land" and Barry Jenkins, the 37-year-old writer-director of "Moonlight." The combined nominations of their films amount to 22 even while their ages add up to less than that of Mart... Thu, 02 Feb 2017 22:08:00 GMT 2017-02-02T22:08:00Z Oscars change their tune with 'La La Land,' diverse nominees History was made across Tuesday's 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical "La La Land" reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait "Moonlight," resoundingly toppled two straight years of "so white" Oscars. The twin forces — Damien Chazelle's candy-colored lov... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 22:44:00 GMT 2017-01-24T22:44:00Z The Latest: After Oscar nominations, it's right back to work BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the 89th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences from Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 10:50 a.m. For many Oscar nominees, the joy of having their name called quickly comes with a dose of reality — it's a workday on their next pr... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:01:00 GMT 2017-01-24T19:01:00Z List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards List of nominees for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: "Arrival," ''Fences," ''Hacksaw Ridge," ''Hell or High Water," ''Hidden Figures," ''La La Land," ''Lion," ''Manchester by the Sea", "Moonlight." Actor: Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea"; Denzel Washington,... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:45:00 GMT 2017-01-24T15:45:00Z 'Hidden Figures' keeps orbit at top; Affleck, Scorsese flop NEW YORK (AP) — Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama "Hidden Figures" stayed on top for the second straight week. "Hidden Figures," about African-American mathematicians in the 1960s space race, sold a leading $20.5 million in tickets in N... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 20:50:00 GMT 2017-01-15T20:50:00Z 10 (ish) films to look forward to in 2017 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood might still be patting itself on the back for its 2016 films, but there's a lot to look forward to in film this year — in all genres. Here are 10-ish films to put on your radar for the year. JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 (Feb. 10), THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (April 14) Two franchises, both unlikely, both silly and both endlessly watchable... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:48:00 GMT 2017-01-11T20:48:00Z