Tag Archives: Memphis Tennessee

Sundance: “Red Lights,” “Simon Killer” and the “West of Memphis” premiere

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The big news out of Sundance 2012 has been the bitter cold. And the snow. And then the cold. And a little more on the snow, which continues to fall over Park City. But in between snowflakes, moviegoers are taking in this year’s programming. Here’s what we[...]

Sundance: Peter Jackson’s “West of Memphis” sheds new light on dark case

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The Peter Jackson-produced “West of Memphis,” which extends the research done by the “Paradise Lost” series of documentaries, played the Sundance Film Festival this morning, revealing a surprise few expected. New witnesses who claim they know the real murderer. Attorneys for the West Memphis Three, who recently were[...]

“West Memphis Three” survivor will get “Lord of the Rings” holiday

HollywoodNews.com: The West Memphis Three got a thunderous and rapturous standing ovation last night at the New York Film Festival premiere of “Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory.” It was quite an evening for them, with celebrities like singer Paul Simon, and actress-activist-producer Trudie Styler there to support them. Earlier in the[...]

“West Memphis 3” coming to NY Film Festival on Monday

HollywoodNews.com: As I wrote and reported first, the West Memphis Three are coming to the New York Film Festival on Monday. They’re doing a day of press for HBO and then joining director Joe Berlinger for the premiere of “Paradise Lost: Purgatory.” Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been working on[...]

“West Memphis 3” story may bring released defendants to New York Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: The big news yesterday out of Little Rock, Arkansas was that the so called West Memphis 3 were finally released from jail. Award winning documentary filmmakers Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky have been on the case since 1996 when his first film about this wrongly accused trio, called “Paradise[...]

Halle Berry setting sights on a Tony with ‘The Mountaintop’

By Gold Derby News Desk HollywoodNews.com: Halle Berry — who already has an Oscar (“Monster’s Ball”) and an Emmy (“Introducing Dorothy Dandridge”) — may need to make room on her mantle for a Tony in 2012. While attending the L.A. premiere of her current Oscar vehicle “Frankie and Alice, ”[...]

‘Memphis Beat’ continues marching on for a second season

HollywoodNews.com: TNT is ordering a second helping of its hit series “Memphis Beat,” starring Jason Lee (“My Name Is Earl”) and Alfre Woodard (“Three Rivers”). TNT has ordered 10 episodes for the second season of the series, which also stars DJ Qualls (“Hustle & Flow”). The show is[...]

Sheryl Crow releases new video for “Sign Your Name”

HollywoodNews.com: As summer winds to a close Sheryl Crow follows up “Summer Day” with a new video for “Sign Your Name,” a track from her recent album “100 Miles From Memphis.” “Sign Your Name” is a cover of Terence Trent D’arby’s 1988 classic, and features the Memphis-born and raised[...]

Sheryl Crow releases her seventh studio set

HollywoodNews.com: Sheryl Crow returns to the sounds that first inspired her to make music with the release of her seventh studio set, “100 Miles From Memphis,” out today on A&M Records. “100 Miles From Memphis” is available in all local record stores, online digital outlets and your neighborhood Starbucks. The press[...]

Sheryl Crow goes behind-the-scenes of “100 Miles From Memphis”

HollywoodNews.com: “100 Miles From Memphis,” the new album from Sheryl Crow, hits stores next week on July 20th. To celebrate, Crow is rolling out a series of behind-the-scenes clips from the making of the record. The first has just premiered and showcases the album’s title track “100 Miles From Memphis.” Watch[...]