Fort Lauderdale, FL resident Dave Martino owns the last existing black Trans Am connected to Burt Reynolds hit movie “Smokey and The Bandit,” the car that inspired director Hal Needham and Reynolds to use a black Trans Am.
Canada’s Pictou Twist Pictures and Picture Plant have joined the Cuban Institute for the Cinema Art and Industry (ICAIC) to film “Los Cinco” (The Five). It will tell “an inspiring story of idealism and selflessness,” Terry Greenlaw, one of the producers, told Variety magazine.
The waning power of broadcast network TV was one of the big takeaways from Monday's Primetime Emmys. The televised ceremony saw streaming services rival premium cable in top awards, while NBC and ABC were given just one award each.
"Maniac," whose 10 episodes began streaming Friday on Netflix, is a big, weird, tightly controlled mess of a show. It swings for the bleachers and doesn't always connect – and when it does, it can seem to skip some bases or run them out of order. But it does keep swinging and running.
Hollywood stuntman Eddie Braun successfully jumped the Snake River Canyon in a steam-powered rocket two years ago in honor of his idol Evel Knievel. Braun's launch serves as the backdrop for a documentary titled "Stuntman" that's backed by Dwayne Johnson.
ALPHA. 3 stars. Old-fashioned adventure yarn with new-fangled special effects. A young man (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is left for dead on a prehistoric buffalo hunt, and must cross dangerous lands to find his home, with the help of a wounded wolf he meets along the way. In IMAX 3D. Directed by Albert Hughes. 1 hr. 36 PG-13 (violence) – Gary Thompson