Out this week
- Love Goes by Sam Smith: Third album by the English singer; follows 2017’s The Thrill of It All; includes the singles ‘My Oasis’ (featuring Burna Boy) and ‘Diamonds’.
Also out this week: Christmas albums by Meghan Trainor, Tori Kelly, JoJo, and Goo Goo Dolls.
- His House (starring Wunmi Mosaku. Sope Dirisu, Matt Smith) – thriller; after escaping from war-torn South Sudan, a refugee couple end up in an English town with evil lurking beneath the surface.
- Come Play (starring Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr., Azhy Robertson, Winslow Fegley) – horror; a monster that manifests through electronic devices targets a young autistic boy (Robertson).
2020 CMT Music Awards
Video of the Year: Carrie Underwood – ‘Drinking Alone’
Male Video: Luke Bryan – ‘One Margarita’
Female Video: Carrie Underwood – ‘Drinking Alone’
Group Video: Old Dominion – ‘One Man Band’
Duo Video: Dan + Shay – ‘I Should Probably Go To Bed’
Collaborative Video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani – ‘Nobody But You’
Breakthrough Video: Gabby Barrett – ‘I Hope’
CMT Performance: Chris Young – ‘Drowning’ from CMT Artists Of The Year
Quarantine Video: Granger Smith - ‘Don’t Cough On Me’
CMT Equal Play Award: Jennifer Nettles
Janel Parrish Long
- Born on 30th October 1988 in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
- Has an older sister, Melissa.
- Became interested in performing at a young age; subsequently studied acting, singing, and dancing.
- Performed in theatre productions as a child.
- Released her first single ‘Rainy Day’ in 2007 which also appeared on the soundtrack of her movie Bratz (2007).
- Gained fame for her role in the teen drama Pretty Little Liars (2010 – 2017).
- Participated in the 19th season of Dancing with the Stars (2014), finishing in third place.
- Is currently appearing in the To All the Boys Netflix film series (2018 – present).
- Has been married to chemical engineer Chris Long since 2018.
Cast: Lily James, Armie Hammer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Tom Goodman-Hill, Keeley Hawes, Sam Riley, Ann Dowd
Director: Ben Wheatley
- Romantic thriller; a newly married young woman (James) finds herself battling the shadow of her husband’s (Hammer) mysterious late first wife.
- Based on the 1938 novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier which has been adapted numerous times for stage and screen, including the 1940 Alfred Hitchcock film version.
- Has received mixed to negative reviews from critics who found the remake lacking and unnecessary.
- Nikolaj Arcel had previously been attached to direct the movie.
- Just as in the book and the Hitchcock film, the new wife, Mrs De Winter, is never given a first or maiden name.
- Score composed by Clint Mansell.