Larry Wines: There’s a hole in our collective creativity from 2016. People uniquely blessed with different ways of seeing things are lost to us.
Larry Wines: While you don’t expect much of the medium, you wouldn’t think the strangely-renamed “American Heroes Channel” (AHC) to be a purveyor of “fake news.”
Larry Wines: Mel Brooks, who directed Wilder in some of his most iconic movie roles, used Twitter today to mourn the actor’s death: “Gene Wilder – One of the truly great talents of our time.”
The moment that freed music from the tyranny of narrow paradigms and singular identities? It was when the Beatles hired George Martin. Period.
Larry Wines: When the night finally arrived, Hollywood’s production of its grand spectacle delivered an unexpectedly impressive show of diversity and talent. The night’s musical dimensions featured surprises that were especially memorable.