Shirley Watts, Widow of Drummer Charlie Watts, Dies at 84
Shirley Ann Watts, a former art student and prominent breeder of Arabian horses who met drummer Charlie Watts well before he joined the Rolling Stones and with him formed one of rock’s most enduring marriages, has died. She was 84. “Shirley died peacefully on Friday 16th December in Devon after a short illness surrounded by […]
Andrew Garfield’s SAG Awards Suit Was Inspired by The Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ Documentary (Exclusive)
Andrew Garfield fans have November’s GQ Men of the Year Awards to thank for helping to spawn his custom look for Sunday night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards. The November event was the first time that Garfield and his stylist Warren Alfie Baker worked with Saint Laurent. “That was the blossoming of our Saint Laurent relationship,” […]
Box Office: Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Concert Doc Plays to Near-Sellout Crowds
On Jan. 30, 1969, The Beatles staged their final live performance on the rooftop of their Apple Corps headquarters on London’s Savile Row. In commemoration of the iconic event, Disney and Imax on Sunday unveiled a special theatrical version of Peter Jackson’s documentary The Beatles: Get Back that played to near-sellout crowds in nearly 70 […]
Denis O’Dell, Beatles Film Producer, Dies at 98
Denis O’Dell, a British film producer and director who worked with The Beatles on the movie A Hard Day’s Night and other productions, has died at his home in Spain, his son said Friday. He was 98. Arran O’Dell told The Associated Press that his father died overnight at his house in Almería, in southeast […]
This Week in TV: Holiday Specials Galore, ‘The Beatles: Get Back,’ ‘Hogwarts Tournament’
Christmas movies have been airing since before Halloween, and CBS has already aired Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer this year. But with Thanksgiving on Thursday, the TV holiday season really begins in earnest. The broadcast networks are filled with specials over the next seven days, and streaming and cable premieres (holiday themed or not) are plentiful […]
Disney+’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’: TV Review
Peter Jackson’s three-part documentary chronicles an intensely productive month for the band, culminating in the legendary Jan. 30, 1969, public performance that would be its last.
‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Trailer Dazzles With In-Depth Look at Legendary Band’s Final Live Performance
Fans of The Beatles were in a bit of shock on Wednesday when the trailer for Peter Jackson’s upcoming Disney+ docuseries Get Back dropped with never-before-seen footage of the legendary band. The Beatles: Get Back three-part special will showcase the Fab Four’s fascinating songwriting process, friendship and struggles. The crystal-clear restored footage was gathered from […]
Ringo Starr Flashes Peace Sign at 81st Birthday Event in Beverly Hills: “This Is a Full Peace and Love Day”
Ringo Starr’s phone rang today at 12 p.m. on the dot. At the time, the legendary Beatles drummer was standing on a cement slab in Beverly Gardens Park in front of the 800-pound “Peace & Love” sculpture he donated to the city of Beverly Hills in 2019. Surrounded by friends, collaborators like Joe Walsh and […]
Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Headed to Disney+ for Thanksgiving Bow
Peter Jackson’s The Beatles: Get Back six-hour documentary series is headed to Disney+ for a Thanksgiving holidays debut. The Walt Disney Studios, Apple Corps Ltd. and WingNut Films Productions Ltd. unveiled the timing for the bow on Disney’s flagship streaming platform, having opted against Jackson directing a single movie for a theatrical release (it was […]
Pierre Cardin, Acclaimed Fashion Designer for the Space Age, Dies at 98
Pierre Cardin, the Italian-born French designer of an eternal tomorrow who defined the futuristic look of the 1960s and revolutionized the business of high fashion, died today. He was 98.
Peter Jackson Reveals Sneak Peek of Beatles Doc ‘Get Back’
Peter Jackson has released a sneak peek of his upcoming documentary 'The Beatles: Get Back,' teasing some of the 56 hours of unseen footage the director has had access to of the Fab Four.
John Lennon’s Children, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Honor Legend on 40th Anniversary of His Killing
"A sad sad day but remembering my friend John with the great joy he brought to the world," McCartney says.