‘Succession’ earns more Critics Choice Awards nominations than any other TV show
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‘Succession’ earns more Critics Choice Awards nominations than any other TV show

The Roy family is rich in Critics Choice nominations. HBO’s “Succession” scored eight nominations for the 27th annual Critics Choice Awards, more than any other show, the group announced Monday. Their nominations included individual acting nominations for Brian Cox and Jeremy Strong, who are both in the best actor in a drama series category, and…More

New ‘Harry Potter’ reunion trailer is here

New ‘Harry Potter’ reunion trailer is here

Something pleasant lies ahead. A new trailer for the “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts” special, which will debut on HBO Max on Jan. 1, has released. (CNN and HBO are both part of WarnerMedia.) The new look features Emma Watson, who played Hermione Granger in the long-running franchise, and follows the first trailer…More

Marvel confirms Charlie Cox to continue to play Daredevil

Marvel confirms Charlie Cox to continue to play Daredevil

Charlie Cox is here to stay. The actor has been confirmed to reprise his role as Daredevil in the Marvel cinematic universe. Kevin Feige, the head of Marvel Studios, said in an interview with CinemaBlend over the weekend, “If you were to see Daredevil in upcoming things, Charlie Cox, yes, would be the actor playing…More

Henry Cavill says his dog, Kal, has saved his mental health

Henry Cavill says his dog, Kal, has saved his mental health

“Superman” star Henry Cavill has revealed that not all heroes wear capes — some just have fluffy paws. The British actor, best known for portraying the DC Comics character in the DC Extended Universe, has credited his dog for saving his mental health. Cavill appeared alongside his pooch, Kal, on British talk show “Lorraine” on…More

Tom Holland confirms role as Fred Astaire
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Tom Holland confirms role as Fred Astaire

While promoting his new Spider-Man film, Tom Holland confirmed he has another big role coming. In an interview on the red carpet for an event promoting “Spider-Man: No Way Home” in London, Holland casually told reporters “Oh, I am playing Fred Astaire.” “The script came in about a week ago,” he says in a video…More

‘The Forever Prisoner’ explores how the US compromised its values after Sept. 11

‘The Forever Prisoner’ explores how the US compromised its values after Sept. 11

If a goal of the Sept. 11 terrorists was to undermine American values, “The Forever Prisoner” makes the case on that score, at least, the bad guys won. Focusing on the treatment of Abu Zubaydah, a former associate of Osama bin Laden held in detention since 2002, director Alex Gibney’s HBO documentary argues the US…More

‘Landscapers’ plants Olivia Colman and David Thewlis on a flawed foundation

‘Landscapers’ plants Olivia Colman and David Thewlis on a flawed foundation

The blueprint for “Landscapers,” a four-part British miniseries airing on HBO, turns out to be considerably sturdier than the construction, somewhat wasting the dream pairing of Olivia Colman and David Thewlis. It’s still an interesting detour into bizarre true crime, but so stylized as to blunt the overall impact by being too cute for its…More

Pregnant Jennifer Lawrence dazzles in golden gown at ‘Don’t Look Up’ premiere
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Pregnant Jennifer Lawrence dazzles in golden gown at ‘Don’t Look Up’ premiere

Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence is positively glowing. The 31-year-old star, who is expecting her first child with husband Cooke Maroney, dazzled in a floor-length gold gown as she posed for pictures at the premiere of her upcoming film “Don’t Look Up” in New York on Sunday night. She completed the shimmering effect with Tiffany &…More

Music critics mock Kenny G’s ‘safe sax.’ But a new documentary will change how you see him
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Music critics mock Kenny G’s ‘safe sax.’ But a new documentary will change how you see him

If the Jazz Police began launching midnight raids against musicians who offended their sensibilities, Kenny G would be at the top of their list. The 65-year-old saxophone player has been called the best-selling instrumentalist of all time, someone whose songs have formed the sonic backdrop of so many weddings, shopping mall and dental office visits…More

More deaf creators are getting behind the camera and changing the industry
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More deaf creators are getting behind the camera and changing the industry

In Siân Heder’s award-winning coming-of-age film “CODA,” the Rossi family living room is a place the foursome gathers for big conversations — from the difficult and awkward to the celebratory. The cozy sea-green space is where teenage Ruby, the sole hearing member of a deaf family, chides her parents for engaging in cacophonous intercourse while…More

Tom Holland and Zendaya joke about doing ‘Spider-Man’ stunts with their height difference
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Tom Holland and Zendaya joke about doing ‘Spider-Man’ stunts with their height difference

Tom Holland may play a big-time superhero, but it seems his co-star Zendaya is doing all the heavy lifting. During an appearance on “The Graham Norton Show” this week, the two “Spider-Man: No Way Home” actors told a story about having to accommodate for their height difference when doing stunts, specifically for a scene where…More

‘Harlem’ dresses up yet another quartet for success from ‘Girls Trip’s’ writer
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‘Harlem’ dresses up yet another quartet for success from ‘Girls Trip’s’ writer

On paper, there’s nothing particularly new about “Harlem,” which focuses on yet another quartet of 30-something women navigating life and love in the big city. But the execution of this Amazon series from “Girls Trip” writer Tracy Oliver lifts it above the norm, with plenty of laugh-out-loud moments — starting with “Get Out: The Musical”…More

Three 6 Mafia and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s ‘Verzuz’ battle turns physical

Three 6 Mafia and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s ‘Verzuz’ battle turns physical

Three 6 Mafia and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s “Verzuz” battle turned real on Thursday night. The event, held at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Palladium in front of a live audience, featured the two groups, who got into a physical altercation during the show. Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’s Bizzy Bone said that Three 6 was “mocking” him and the two groups…More

50 Cent apologizes for mocking Madonna’s photos
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50 Cent apologizes for mocking Madonna’s photos

50 Cent is sorry for poking fun at Madonna. The rapper and “Power” star recently mocked the icon for risque photos she posted of herself on Instagram showing her scantily-dressed on her bed. 50 Cent compared one of her photos to when a house falls on the Wicked Witch of the East from the “The…More

‘West Side Story’ reimagines the original in Steven Spielberg’s vibrant showcase for its stars
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‘West Side Story’ reimagines the original in Steven Spielberg’s vibrant showcase for its stars

The new “West Side Story” doesn’t entirely answer the most obvious question, which is why essentially remake a 60-year-old classic. Director Steven Spielberg nevertheless justifies the effort as a dazzling showcase for this generation’s talent, in a film whose ties to lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who died last month, adds to its emotional resonance. Adapted by…More

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