“Us” Gets 70 Million Opening Weekend

Bella Breakdown This past weekend, people flocked to theaters to see the new horror movie “Us” by Jordan Peele. “Us” surprised many by getting 70 million its first weekend at the box office, meaning that it is the second highest grossing film of 2019 behind Captain Marvel. Peele is demonstrating to all that he is a writer, director, and producer to be reckoned with, as this is his second success after his 2017 award winner “Get Out.” “Us” is a story about Adelaide Wilson and her family, who return to Adelaide’s childhood beach house. As Adelaide continues to be...

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We’re One Step Closer To Getting ‘Princess Diaries 3’

Bella Breakdown When rumors started spreading that “Princess Diaries 3” might be in the works, fans and nostalgic millennials started going crazy. It’s been more than 15 years since the “Princess Diaries” series, and we can only wonder where the story might pick up should a sequal be made. “I want to do it. Julie [Andrews] wants to do it. Debra Martin Chase, our producer, wants to do it. We all really want it to happen.” Anna Hathaway, aka Princess Mia, told Vogue. “It’s just [that] we don’t want to unless it’s perfect because we love it just as...

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These Are The 2019 Oscar Nominees

Bella Breakdown If you’ve been following award show season thus far, you probably have an idea of who the heavy hitters are. This year’s list of nominees is in line with that of the Golden Globes, Critic’s Choice Awards and Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, but there are a few little surprises sprinkled throughout. Bohemian Rhapsody was a big winner at the Golden Globes, while Christian Bale and Glenn Close took home awards for best actor and actress. Many fans of A Star is Born were miffed that it hasn’t received much critical acclaim just yet, but perhaps that will...

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Movie-Inspired Holiday Treats

Bella Breakdown It’s my favorite time of year! Heart warming movies, lots of yummy food and time spent with loved ones. This year, gather your friends and family for an evening of food and fun, with these dishes inspired by your favorite Christmas movies. Throw a classic up on the screen and let the indulging begin! The Nutcracker: Sugar Plum Cake 2 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs 2 cups self-rising flour 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 jar (6 ounces) plums with apples baby food 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Confectioners’ sugar, optional In a large bowl,...

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Kevin Hart To Host Oscars For The First Time

Bella Breakdown It was newly announced that comedian Kevin Hart will be hosting the 91st Academy Awards for the first time. Behind the scenes, we will also see new producers this year, Donna Gigliotti and Glenn Weiss, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hopes to boost ratings following a decline over the past two years. “I will be sure to make this years Oscars a special one,” the comedian wrote Tuesday afternoon in an Instagram post, adding, “now it’s time to rise to the occasion. I appreciate @TheAcademy for the opportunity. For years I have been...

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