Watch Drive-By Truckers On CBS This Morning

Drive-By TruckersDrive-By Truckers stopped by CBS This Morning today to discuss the band’s history and promote their new album American Band. After chatting with co-host Anthony Mason, they performed a few songs from the LP, “Surrender Under Protest,” “Guns Of Umpqua,” and “What It Means,” for the show’s Saturday Sessions series. Watch below. More »

‘Miss Peregrine’ Rules With $26M; ‘Deepwater Horizon’ At $20M; ‘Masterminds’ Dumbs Down – Early AM B.O. Update

4TH Write-thru Saturday, 7:47AM: Chart being updated Wait until today’s matinees. That’s what many are saying about the opening weekend for 20th Century Fox/Chernin Entertainment’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children which as of this morning is seeing $9M for Friday and a revised projection of $26M over three days.

Lionsgate/Summit/Participant Media’s Deepwater Horizon looks like it has mostly everything working for it: an 81% fresh Rotten Tomatoes rating and an…


Box Office: ‘Miss Peregrine’s’ Leads ‘Deepwater Horizon’ With $8.9 Million Friday

Fox’s “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” is leading the box office after $8.9 million Friday at 3,522 locations on its way to a $26 million opening weekend. Lionsgate’s “Deepwater Horizon made $7.08 million on Friday at 3,259 locations. Audiences are not lining up to see the oil spill disaster movie, which, with a production… Read more »

Samantha Bee On Debate: Donald Trump Revealed Himself In Small Ways

Covering this election cycle “is certainly a buffet of wonderful things to draw upon to make  a comedy show,” Samantha Bee acknowledged in her visit to fellow The Daily Show alum Stephen Colbert on The Late Show. “I want it to be over so badly. I want America to be happy again.”
Heading into Monday’s debate, Bee confessed she and her Full Frontal staff were “extremely nervous. We had extreme anxiety in our offices all day. We were all very pale, we were all very drawn. We…


Raindance Winner on Creating a Modern-Day David and Goliath Story

LONDON — Spanish-born, U.K.-based director Jonathan Cenzual Burley was surprised enough to win one award, let alone three, for film, director and actor, and, as a result, didn’t have a speech prepared. “I feel really bad,” he told Variety at the awards ceremony, “because I wanted to thank so many people but it caught me… Read more »

‘Zen Dog’ Director on Reinventing the Road Movie With a Spiritual Twist

LONDON — Rick Darge came to the Raindance Film Festival with his first feature and left with a brand new prize — Film of the Festival — that will see him directing the event’s trailer for 2017. “I feel like I’m going to wake up back in Los Angeles at any moment,” he joked at… Read more »

Film Review: ‘Milton’s Secret’

It takes about 13 minutes for Donald Sutherland to first appear in “Milton’s Secret,” and for those 13 minutes (and perhaps a few more), one can still hold out hope that something will rescue this televisual Canadian production from its terminal blandness. Alas, even a prickly pro like Sutherland can’t do anything to elevate a hokey self-help… Read more »