Antisemitic celebrities stoke fears of normalizing hate

A surge of anti-Jewish vitriol, spread by a world-famous rapper, an NBA star and other prominent people, is stoking fears that public figures are normalizing hate and ramping up the risk of violence in a country already experiencing a sharp increase in antisemitism. . Leaders of the Jewish community in the US and extremism experts … Read more

Inside GMA hosts Amy Robach and TJ Holmes’ romantic scandal

It may be the happiest problem that Bob Iger, newly-reinstated president of ABC’s parent company Disney, will face as he retakes the reins of the conglomerate and its top-rated cash cow “Good Morning America.” Two of “GMA”‘s most dependable — and, until recently, very married to other people — star anchors, Amy Robach and TJ … Read more

Inside GMA hosts Amy Robach and TJ Holmes’ romantic scandal

It may be the happiest problem that Bob Iger, newly-reinstated president of ABC’s parent company Disney, will face as he retakes the reins of the conglomerate and its top-rated cash cow “Good Morning America.” Two of “GMA”‘s most dependable — and, until recently, very married to other people — star anchors, Amy Robach and TJ … Read more

Robert Downey Jr. on one last film with his father, ‘Sr.’

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Downey Jr. set out to make an objective portrait, a tribute to his father, the underground filmmaking maverick Robert Downey Sr. His father had other plans. “The key point in this is when he goes, ‘OK, I think we should split into two camps: The (expletive) movie and the one … Read more

slave drama is shallow as a Louisiana bayou

(LR:) Will Smith and Ben Foster in Emancipation Image: Courtesy of Apple TV+ This is only speculation, but the cast and crew of EmancipationAntoine Fuqua’s Louisiana bayou chase movie disguised as a Civil War slave drama, probably slogged through the mud and muck under the assumption they were making a prestige picture on the order … Read more

Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2

Willow Photo: Lucasfilm Ltd. It’s hard to say who exactly this new Willow series is made for. It taps into the nostalgia of the original 1988 film, yet it’s stacked with a cast of attractive young actors who give it a contemporary YA vibe. For older viewers, it may be difficult to connect to a … Read more

Netflix’s plan kept ‘Glass Onion’ from more box office millions

Netflix probably left hundreds of millions of dollars on the table by not keeping Rian Johnson’s “Glass Onion” in theaters. The sequel to Johnson’s critically acclaimed “Knives Out” opened in nearly 700 theaters, the largest release of any Netflix original film to date, last Wednesday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. “Glass Onion” leaves theaters … Read more

What Whitney Houston was supposed to sing

What a difference a song makes — especially when it’s sung by the Greatest Voice of All. That was no doubt the case when Whitney Houston’s epic rendition of “I Will Always Love You” hit No. 1 before “The Bodyguard” — the blockbuster flick that spawned the smash single — was even released 30 years … Read more

Suspect in killing of 5 at Colorado club held without bail

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The alleged shooter facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub was ordered held without bail in an initial court appearance Wednesday as the suspect sat slumped over in a chair. Anderson Lee Aldrich, 22, could be seen with visible … Read more

Taylor Swift ticket trouble could drive political engagement

Some of Taylor Swift’s fans want you to know three things: They’re not yet 16, they have careers and resources and, right now, they’re angry. That’s a powerful political motivator, researchers say. Look what Ticketmaster made them do. It started Nov. 15, when millions crowded a presale for Swift’s long-awaited Eras Tour, resulting in crashes, … Read more