Entertainment

Entertainment

The people we too often try to ignore become the stars of a new feature about Modesto

Acclaimed photographer Katy Grannan’s film debut “The Nine” follows real-life homeless women living along South Ninth Street. The feature has its Modesto debut Wednesday at the State Theatre.

National

Hollywood's Greatest Trick

Visual effects artists are responsible for some of the most iconic moments in movie history.  The top 10 highest grossing films of 2016 all contained computer generated imagery.  But while Hollywood's profits grow, the visual effects artists struggle for fair pay, representation and recognition beyond the most prestigious award in film - an Oscar.

TV

Around the remote: Chuck Barney's TV picks for Feb. 26-March 4

DON'T MISS: The 89th Academy Awards - Welcome to the big time, Jimmy Kimmel. The late-night goofball takes his first crack at hosting Hollywood's biggest bash and we wouldn't be at all surprised if politics is among the prime topics of conversation. (Go easy on those Mean Tweets). As for the movies, "La La Land" leads the nomination list with a record-tying 14 and is a good bet to dance off with the biggest prize of the night. Scheduled performers include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Auli'i Cravalho, Sting, Justin Timberlake and John Legend. 5:30 p.m. PT Sunday (8:30 ET), ABC.

Books

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Books

Best-sellers

Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:

Videos

The best celebrity cameos of the Super Bowl 51 commercials

Super Bowl 51 commercials had laughs, politics, and special effects. Did you spot some of the biggest celebrities who appeared in the most expensive commercials of the year?
Cristina Rayas / McClatchy
The best celebrity cameos of the Super Bowl 51 commercials 2:36

The best celebrity cameos of the Super Bowl 51 commercials

Adam Driver apologizes for Snickers 0:16

Adam Driver apologizes for Snickers

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Airbnb: We Accept

Proactiv With Olivia Munn: Towel Drop
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Proactiv With Olivia Munn: Towel Drop