News:2017:Archive

Main Entries for 2017

This page provides links to all of our entries in all categories for 2017.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer released

Oct 10, 2017 – Latest episode in the Star Wars franchise hits cinemas on December 15th. (more)

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner dead at 91

Sep 28, 2017 – Hefner was a polarizing figure who became an icon. (more)

Travolta appears as Gotti in new trailer

Sep 27, 2017 – Gotti is to be released in cinemas and on demand December 15th. (more)

Comedy legend Jerry Lewis dies at 91

Aug 20, 2017 – Known as much for his philanthropy as he was his pratfalls. (more)

Pioneering comedian Dick Gregory dead at 84

Aug 19, 2017 – Gregory made waves as a comedian and civil rights activist. (more)

Country music legend Glen Campbell dead at 81

Aug 08, 2017 – Singer had a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. (more)

Chester Bennington dead at 41

Jul 20, 2017 – Linkin Park frontman apparently commited suicide. (more)

Carrie Fisher had multiple drugs in system prior to death

Jun 19, 2017 – Cocaine among the items revealed in autopsy. (more)

Cosby jury deadlocked

Jun 15, 2017 – Jury informs judge they’re deadlocked after 31 hours of deliberation. (more)

George and Amal Clooney welcome twins

Jun 06, 2017 – Couple add Ella and Alexander to the family. (more)

Rex Reed out at Observer

May 31, 2017 – Reed has been NYC paper’s film critic for more than 25 years. (more)

The Square wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

May 28, 2017 – 70th edition of festival comes to a close. (more)

Roger Moore dead at 89

May 23, 2017 – British actor was best known for playing James Bond. (more)

Universal moves Bride of Frankenstein’s wedding date to 2019

May 22, 2017 – Film is part of Universal’s Dark Universe franchise. (more)

Singer Chris Cornell dead at 52

May 18, 2017 – Cornell was found hanged in his hotel room after concert. (more)

Jimmy Kimmel to host 90th Oscars

May 16, 2017 – Late night host returns for second consecutive year. (more)

New Cars 3 trailer released

May 10, 2017 – Lightning McQueen and the gang are back June 16th. (more)

The Dark Tower trailer released

May 03, 2017 – Action film based on Stephen King novels hits cinemas August 4th, 2017. (more)

Jonathan Demme dead at 73

Apr 26, 2017 – Director had oesophageal cancer. (more)

First trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle released

Apr 25, 2017 – Sequel to be released September 22nd. (more)

Bye Bye Bill: O’Reilly out at Fox News

Apr 19, 2017 – Controversial Fox News host shown the door after sexual harassment allegations. (more)

First official teaser trailer released for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Apr 14, 2017 – Film hits theatres December 15th. (more)

Fox Searchlight releases trailer for STEP

Apr 13, 2017 – Film opens August 4th, 2017. (more)

First trailer for Detroit released

Apr 12, 2017 – Kathryn Bigelow film opens August 4th, 2017 (more)

Don Rickles dead at 90

Apr 06, 2017 – He may have been called the Merchant of Venom, but friends say he was the height of kindness. (more)

Academy announces key dates for 2018 Oscar season

Apr 04, 2017 – Ceremony moves due to Winter Olympics. (more)

Harrison Ford escapes penalties from FAA.

Apr 03, 2017 – Actor won’t face penalties after landing plane on taxiway. (more)

The Big Bang Theory renewed for two seasons

Mar 20, 2017 – Latest extension will take it through season twelve. (more)

Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski tied the knot

Mar 17, 2017 – Couple eloped last Sunday. (more)

First look at Megan Leavey trailer

Mar 15, 2017 – Based on a true story, the film opens June 9th, 2017. (more)

Jeff Daniels cast in Hulu’s 9/11 drama The Looming Tower

Mar 13, 2017 – Daniels will play the FBI’s John O’Neill. (more)

Viola Davis to receive Harvard’s Artist of the Year Award

Mar 04, 2017 – Actress will receive honor at Harvard’s Cultural Rhythms Festival. (more)

Canadian trailer released for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Mar 02, 2017 – It’s a trailer, eh? (more)

Moonlight wins Best Picture after embarrassing flub

Feb 27, 2017 – La La Land mistakenly announced as winner before onstage correction. (more)

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend to perform at 89th Oscars

Feb 10, 2017 – Musicians will perform their five Oscar-nominated songs. (more)

John Cho and Leslie Mann to host Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards

Feb 03, 2017 – Event takes place February 11th. (more)

SAG Award winners announced

Jan 29, 2017 – Politically-charged speeches pepper ceremony. (more)

89th Academy Award nominations announced

Jan 24, 2017 – La La Land leads the pack. (more)

Giancarlo Esposito confirmed for Better Call Saul role

Jan 14, 2017 – Actor will reprise his role as drug kingpin Gus Fring. (more)

74th Golden Globe Awards presented

Jan 09, 2017 – Moonlight and La La Land get top film awards. (more)

18 Scientific and Technical Achievements to be honored by Academy

Jan 04, 2017 – Recipients to be honored at Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation on Saturday, February 11, 2017. (more)