The Rundown

Entertainment Express: The Grand Budapest Hotel, Jay Leno, Pussy Riot, The Beatles, NY Fashion Week

 

* Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, with Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law and Adrien Brody, made its debut at the Berlin Film Festival, and to good reviews too. Cannot wait for it come to State-side. Meanwhile, in other news coming from the fest, Pamela Anderson and Mike Tyson are set to join Werner Herzog’s new film.

* Jay Leno said goodbye to The Tonight Show – Oprah, Bill Crystal and  Jack Black joined in the farewell, which became tearful at the end. Jimmy Fallon, you’re up!

* Six members of Pussy Riot have signed a letter saying the two women who appeared on stage at Wednesday’s Amnesty International concert are no longer members of the group.

* The Beatles arrived in the US on this day, as we’re told 50 years ago. This Sunday will mark the 50th anniversary of their performing at the Ed Sullivan show, and effectively running away with America’s hearts.

* Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week is a-go. Among the designers forgoing the Lincoln Centre for another venue this year is Alexander Wang, who is providing a ferry service to his showing in Brooklyn on Saturday. South Africa’s own David Tlale shows on Sunday. We await the trend-spotting that will come on Monday.

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