Disney has no plans for a live-action Frozen remake
March 21, 2017
Irish film fans took Beauty and the Beast's invite to Be Our Guest to heart over the bank holiday when Disney's live-action remake of its animated classic took over €2.2m to set a new record for an opening three-day weekend. "We have a change at the end of the movie where we found some lost lyrics from " Beauty and the Beast " that Howard had written and was ideal to end the movie with". (more...)
Emma Watson may get USD 15 million for 'Beauty and the Beast'
March 20, 2017
When a panicked Belle follows, she winds up a prisoner in the beast's castle, where the ragtag sidekicks see her as the key to breaking their curse, if only they can play unlikely matchmaker. I do love it, I haven't played a ton of cities in Canada but I've played Vancouver and Toronto. Screenwriters Evan Spiliotopoulos and Stephen Chbosky give the characters and the plot more depth. (more...)
Potential federal budget cuts for Meals on Wheels?
March 19, 2017
Although a majority of the funding for Meals on Wheels come from community donations and outside sources, Missoula Aging Services CEO Susan Kohler says she is anxious even the most minor cuts would trickle down and put the program at risk. "Don't criticize it to me". "When I heard it and saw it, it was deeply disconcerting, because it's misinformed and it's ill-timed", Pick said. "As I've said before, the best social program is a job with a good paycheck", he said. (more...)
Irish rugby player Sexton brushes aside Jones talk
March 19, 2017
Obviously disappointed not to win this final game because we had high hopes, we had high expectations of ourselves. "The Irish will have an ambush planned, they have 80 minutes to resurrect their season and I can guarantee you Eddie will not consider this a successful season unless they get the job done in Dublin", he said. (more...)
President Trump cuts funding to National Endowment for The Arts
March 18, 2017
While there have been battles to protect the NEA in the past, Massachusetts Cultural Council executive director Anita Walker says this feels different. In a piece for The Washington Post , author Lisa Phillips examined why exposing children to and making sure they participate in the arts from a young age is paramount. (more...)