Entertainment Today, June 12
Here are the top national, U.S. and international showbiz headlines from around the web. Gig City updates story links at least twice per day, so check back later for the latest hot links:
Mom blames Nicolas Cage for son’s troubles [New Window]
Nicolas Cage’s son is scheduled to be released from a Los Angeles hospital this weekend where he was treated while on a psychiatric hold after a violent incident outside a Hollywood restaurant Tuesday.
Sat, 11 Jun 2011 01:34:07
Critical Mass: The critics love ‘Super 8’ for what it represents – Los Angeles Times [New Window]
JJ Abrams’ neo-Spielbergian coming-of-age sci-fi action fantasy “Super 8” has been under wraps for a long time now. But the veil of secrecy is being lifted as the paying public finally gets a chance to see exactly what Abrams and producer ….
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 18:26:40
Capital Pride to meet on Monday with City of Ottawa to find new home for festival – Ottawa Citizen [New Window]
OTTAWA — Members of the Capital Pride board are to meet with city officials on Monday to discuss relocating their August festival after the city announced construction of the Rink of Dreams …
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 16:44:48
Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ jacket among auction items [New Window]
Over the weekend that is the second anniversary of his death, Michael Jackson’s fans can bid on items the singer wore during career milestones: the sparkling shirt from when he unveiled the moonwalk on television, the leather jacket from when he filmed the world-renowned “Thriller” video and the wig from when he announced his comeback concert series This Is It.
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 15:27:11
Alamo Drafthouse: Them’s the rules [New Window]
In the wake of the recent Alamo Drafthouse “Don’t Talk” PSA that has been blazing a viral trail on YouTube over the past 48 hours, I was asked to expand on our other operational policies at the theater.
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 15:26:11
Warner Bros. plans to alter ‘Hangover’ tattoo for video [New Window]
Warner Bros. filed court papers on Monday indicating they intend to digitally alter the tattoo on Ed Helms’ character’s face when “The Hangover Part II” is released on home video, according to court documents. Tattoo artist S. Victor Whitmill, who gave Mike Tyson the Maori-style tattoo that the film references, sued the company for copyright infringement.
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 12:41:40
Buffalo Springfield to launch 30-date tour this fall [New Window]
Saturday night, Buffalo Springfield will wrap up their seven-date reunion tour with a headlining slot at Bonnaroo. According to the group’s singer and guitarist Richie Furay, fans who missed out on seeing them this time around will have plenty of chances later in the year. “The plan is to do 30 dates this fall,” he tells Rolling Stone. “The anchors will be Los Angeles and New York. What the other cities are, I can’t tell you right now — but we’re almost certainly doing Red Rocks.”
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 12:28:28
Oprah Winfrey takes a ‘well-deserved break’ [New Window]
As the curtain went down on her landmark TV show May 25, Oprah Winfrey was already thinking about her O Network.
Fri, 10 Jun 2011 12:24:40