Fans who have disavowed the portrayal of the "Star Wars" icon Luke Skywalker in the new film are missing something.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is always good for a few shockers when it comes to the Golden Globes nominations, and there were some genuine jaw-droppers in 2018 edition. All the Money in the World, for instance, the film in which director Ridley Scott recast disgraced star Kevin Spacey with Christopher Plummer at the eleventh hour, scored three major nominations, including one for Plummer. On the TV end, meanwhile, critically adored series like American Vandal and The Leftovers were left off the list. Click through for our full rundown of snubs and surprises.
Sam Shepard, whose death was announced on July 31, 2017, was revered as a playwright, but made an equally big mark in movies, as screenwriter, director, and actor. Yet it was music that provided his entrance to films, through his time with Bob Dylan on the Rolling Thunder Revue tour that led the pair to collaborate on Renaldo & Clara, released in 1978. So, too, was the Terrence Malick masterpiece Days of Heaven, which brought him to mainstream attention. By 1983, he earned an Academy Award nomination for The Right Stuff. Click through the photos above for more of his career highlights on the big screen, including three films with longtime off-screen partner Jessica Lange, and his roles in such enduring big hits as Steel Magnolias, The Pelican Brief, Black Hawk Down, and The Notebook.
The 2017 Golden Globes were watched by 20 million people — up slightly from 2016 — and the Jimmy Fallon-hosted ceremony had plenty of entertaining moments. But a three hour broadcast is bound to fall flat from time to time, too. Take a look at the highs and lows from Hollywood’s Biggest Party.