With San Diego Comic-Con just two months away, Yahoo TV has your first look at one of the top toy exclusives that will be offered: Daredevil.
Spam. Dead parrots. Lumberjacks. Nudge-nudges. Silly walks. The inside stories of all of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin’s greatest hits are covered in Monty Python’s Flying Circus: Hidden Treasures. Compiled by BBC writer Adrian Besley with contributions from the surviving Pythons, the $40 book, in stores now, compiles never-before-seen photos, artwork, script pages, and notes, as well as reproductions of memorabilia and links to online clips spanning the comedy troupe’s entire history, from their collegiate improv roots up to their recent reconciliation and reunion tour. Yahoo TV has your exclusive, early look at the Hidden Treasures. Click through for some rare images plumbed from the Pythons’ personal archives.
There’s a lot of chemistry, and no “spaghetti arms,” in this rare footage of Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey’s Dirty Dancing screen test. This Yahoo Movies exclusive clip, taken from a new featurette on the 30th anniversary Dirty Dancing Blu-ray, shows the two stars getting to know each other as they work through some dance steps. Swayze, an experienced ballet dancer by the time he made the film, instructs Grey to lift her chest so he doesn’t hurt her ribs. “It hurts my ribs,” she replies, giggling, as Swayze gently puts her down.
Cate Blanchett is already an Oscar winner (for 2013’s Blue Jasmine), as well as one of Hollywood’s most revered and acclaimed leading ladies. Written and directed by Julian Rosefeldt, Manifesto will feature Blanchett playing a variety of characters whose dialogue is taken directly from famous art-world manifestos.
In a behind-the-scenes clip from the new “GoT” Season 6 Blu-ray, Kit Harington discloses, “I have had more s**t thrown at me than any other actor on this show.” If you want to experience some “GoT” “glamour” firsthand, HBO has a fan event on the horizon that can make those dreams come true: “Game of Thrones Season 6 — Behind the Scenes.”
Judging by the clip above, exclusive to Yahoo Movies, Lee (Casey Affleck) and Randi (Michelle Williams) are your average blue-collar married couple. She gives him grief for too much boozing on his daytime boat trip, he gets frustrated when she passes up her beer-bellied husband’s attempt at luring her into bed.
Yahoo Movies' early, exclusive peek at how director David Lowery plumbed the Disney archives to inform his updated dragon Elliot for his 2016 re-boot
Richard Linklater has called Everybody Wants Some a “spiritual sequel” to his 1993 cult classic Dazed and Confused, and critics at the SXSW Film Festival agreed it’s a worthy successor. Like Dazed, Everybody (which jumps from a 1970s Texas high school to a 1980s Texas college) features a likable cast of unknowns, an infectious soundtrack, and all kinds of intoxicants.
Adapted from Stephen Elliott’s true crime memoir of the same name, “The Adderall Diaries” tells the unflinchingly honest story of Elliott (James Franco) – a once-successful novelist paralyzed by writer’s block and in the thrall of an Adderall addiction – who becomes fascinated by a high-profile murder case as a way to escape his personal struggles.
The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. In Disney’s “Zootopia,” award-winning Canadian broadcaster Peter Mansbridge lends his distinctive voice to the character of news anchor Peter Moosebridge.
From jet packs to exploding pens, James Bond has historically enjoyed a plethora of gadgets to get him in and out of spy scrapes. In more recent years Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes have settled on a more realistic approach that sees Bond get by with a simple pistol. ‘SPECTRE’ saw a return to gadgetry with the tricked out Aston Martin whose flamethrower helped Bond escape from evil henchman Mr. Hinx.
Stuck in a dead-end job that can barely pay for his mother’s medical care, Bobby Locke (Stefano Gallo)’s only escape is poker. His skills at the table are put to the test regularly at Scruples, a club run by an enigmatic father-figure affectionately known as ‘Chips’ (Paul Sorvino). Fed up with his lot in life, Bobby decides to seize the opportunity that arises when he is invited to a secret high-roller game, and along with his friend Ben, plots to rob these wealthy businessmen. Unfortunately, the game is presided by Turk, who viciously sets out to get revenge.
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood’s top screenwriter – until he and other artists were blacklisted and jailed for their political beliefs. “Trumbo” (directed by Jay Roach) tells the tale of how the talented screenwriter used words and wit to win two Academy Awards®, as well as expose the absurdity and injustice under the blacklist era, which entangled everyone from famous gossip columnist Hedda Hopper (Helen Mirren) to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Ronald Reagan, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
“Love The Coopers” follows the Cooper clan as four generations of extended family come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration. As the evening unfolds, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.
Mark Ruffalo at the ‘Spotlight’ TIFF party at Soho House Toronto (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Grey Goose Vodka)
For a celebrity on the festival circuit, all of these things are just part of another day on the job, but for journalists like me, it’s been a rare opportunity to see what it’s like on the other side of the velvet rope. Some lounges offer expensive designer gowns celebrities can wear to galas, vacations to help you unwind after the festival and a slew of beauty treatments.
Later this year, Netflix will premiere its next Marvel series, Jessica Jones, starring Krysten Ritter as a failed New York-based superhero who reinvents herself as a private detective. Patsy is poised for a breakout beyond Jessica Jones. Marvel, which has been dramatically expanding and diversifying its comics roster over the past two years, continues apace with the launch of the female-led Patsy Walker, aka Hellcat!, written by Kate Leth and illustrated by Brittney Williams.