Monday, May 4, 2015

Weekend Planner

05/01/2015
'We knew we were walking a fine line," says Kristen Wiig about the balancing act that she, director Shira Piven, and screenwriter Eliot Laurence had to pull off in Welcome to Me.
 
Female '21 Jump Street' Spinoff in the Works
 
Our movie critic's weekend selections
 
War and remembrance in documentary form
05/01/2015
On April 7, the 100th anniversary of Billy Holiday's birth in Philadelphia was observed. Artists paid homage, and a Holiday star is set to grace the Music Walk of Fame. Talk of "jazz preservation" is in the air, in a town fighting for decades to preserve it.
 
Remembering Billie Holiday
 
D’Angelo & the Vanguard coming to Philly
 
Happy Birthday, Billie - Here's a present.
05/01/2015
Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck. Brett Morgen, who profiled film super-producer Robert Evans in the fantastic documentary The Kid Stays in the Picture, looks at the life of Nirvana frontman Cobain, with the full participation of Cobain's widow, Courtney Love, and former bandmate Krist Novoselic. The doc humanizes the rock god, showing the man behind the myth. 9 p.m. Monday on HBO.
 
David Letterman Opens up About His 'Late Show' Exit
 
Obama among guests helping Letterman wrap up 'Late Show'