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Led by ‘Marriage Story,’ Netflix dominates Golden Globe noms

December 9, 2019, 9:55am Entertainment

With four films up for best picture, four series nominated for the top television awards and 34 total nominations, Netflix dominated the 77th Golden Globe nominations on Monday. Read story

Beloved Clifford gets a reboot

December 8, 2019, 6:04am Entertainment

Who’s your favorite big red dog? If you have one, chances are his name is Clifford. Read story


Farrellys’ inclusion of those with disabilities awarded

December 8, 2019, 6:02am Entertainment

BOSTON — In Peter Farrelly’s 2018 Oscar-winning film, “Green Book,” chauffeur Tony Lip quips: “The world’s full of lonely people afraid to make the first move.” Read story

Vancouver Master Chorale’s Christmas concerts feature new voices

December 6, 2019, 6:02am Entertainment

María Josefina’s favorite Christmas ornament is a tiny Puerto Rican tree frog. She’s eager to tell you — in song — why el coquí is so special to her and to her native island, especially at this time of year. Read story

For 70 years, Vancouver Master Chorale an outlet for ‘a city full of music lovers’

December 6, 2019, 6:02am Entertainment

The actual age of the Vancouver Master Chorale, which has changed its name several times across the decades, was unclear until just this year, according to Jana Hart, its director. Read story

Prepare to be bowled over by ‘Waves’

December 6, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

Rarely has a movie’s title been so apt as that of “Waves,” a film that makes you feel like you’ve been knocked flat over by a fierce current — only to be rescued by a gentle, soothing flow of warm surf that arrives in the nick of time. Read story

‘Marriage Story’ is startlingly intimate

December 6, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” pulls us inside the cyclone of a disintegrating marriage, letting us see the shrapnel flying and the devastated landscape left behind. New York theater couple Nicole (Scarlett Johansson), an actress, and Charlie (Adam Driver), a director, have been together about a decade, and have an 8-year-old son, Henry (Azhy Robertson). We meet the couple, in an opening scene in a therapist’s office, as they are listing… Read story

Writer-director Trey Edward Shults draws high praise

December 6, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

One of the year’s best films, the searing family drama “Waves,” comes from a director, Trey Edward Shults, that Rolling Stone dubs “one major young filmmaker.” Read story

Class warfare on full display in ‘Parasite’

December 6, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

Director Bong Joon-ho’s outstanding body of work has been defined by the theme of pervasive institutions. The South Korean filmmaker’s 2003 breakout, “Memories of Murder,” tackled the incompetence of policing; his creature flicks “The Host” and “Okja” grappled with the corrupting influence of outsiders; and “Snowpiercer” took a starkly dystopian look at the underclass’s inability to fight back against the forces of capitalism. Read story

Timeless ‘Nutcracker’ sure to revive childhood wonder

December 6, 2019, 6:00am Entertainment

Here’s a true psychological challenge for you, worldly grown-ups: Can you remember what Christmas used to feel like, back when you were just an eager and credulous little kid? Read story