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Biggest Announcements From E3

Each June, E3, or The Electronic Entertainment Expo, hosts game developers showing off their latest products. Here are this year’s most exciting announcements:

‘Star Wars’ Turns 40

When George Lucas’ Star Wars premiered in 1977, the movie quickly became a phenomenon. On its 40th anniversary, The Onion looks back on the franchise’s defining moments:

Ringo Starr Announces 26th Beatles Album With New Backing Band

‘Moonbeam Sunday’ Slated For Release On June 16

LONDON—Excitedly informing fans that the iconic pop group was back with more original music, Ringo Starr announced Tuesday that on June 16 he would be releasing a 26th Beatles album titled ‘Moonbeam Sunday’ with an all-new backing band.
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Holiday Blockbuster Season Approaches

This month, Hollywood begins launching its holiday blockbusters. Here are some of the movies on the release schedule:

Mamma Mia: A grim retelling of the Mamma Mia! story by Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan

Ho, Ho, Who?: A Santa Claus everyone assumed to be Charley from down the block turns out to be someone else. One hour and 53 minutes are spent investigating

The Wrestler: Acclaimed director Darren Aronofsky takes viewers on a harrowing journey deep into the face of Mickey Rourke

B.: A comedic biographical film about President Rutherford B. Hayes

Gazebo: After a wild party, high-school-age brothers C.J. (Michael Cera) and Aaron (Chace Crawford) must rebuild their parents' gazebo before they return

The Fact Checker: A really serious movie about journalism in which Matt Damon wears glasses

Schindler's List: Not entirely convinced that he nailed it the first time, Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg takes another crack at his 1993 Holocaust drama. Brad Garrett stars

Perseverance: A hard-nosed but caring coach organizes a group of ragtag black youths—one of whom is played by a hip-hop artist—into some sort of sports team. Things go badly, then they get better, then there's some racism, then they win state

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