In the latest domino to fall as the film industry continues to reel from the coronavirus pandemic, the Walt Disney Co. announced Thursday that it will shift its upcoming Pixar animated film “Soul,” which was originally slated to hit theaters on Nov. 20, to an exclusive Dec. 25 streaming release on Disney+.
“A Rainy Day in New York” is the first film written and directed by Woody Allen to open in the U.S. since “Wonder Wheel” in 2017. Prior to that Allen had released at least one film every year since 1982.
Rihanna issued an apology to the Muslim community on Tuesday after being criticized for using a song that sampled a recitation from Islam’s sacred hadith for her 2020 Savage X Fenty fashion show last week.
Brilliantly cast, full of juicy verbal confrontations and only slightly undermined by its director, “The Trial of the Chicago 7” hits the righteous indignation spot. The writer is Aaron Sorkin.
Of all the strange and desperate cultural stories to emerge from a pandemic that has sent daggers straight through the heart of the performing arts in America, here is one of the weirdest. It comes from Washington, D.C., (where else?) and is the tale of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and a planned rooftop nightclub called, believe it or not, “Heist.”
“Saturday Night Live” couldn’t return to the studio this weekend without recruiting a big star to play Joe Biden. News that Jim Carrey will temporarily join the cast to portray the Democratic presidential candidate has me reflecting on my top 10 favorite impersonations of politicians in the show’s 45-year history — and they’re not necessarily the ones you might think.
Halloween and horror film viewing ahead of the Oct. 31 holiday always begins extra early at my house. Since I am obsessed with Halloween and my husband loves Christmas, we have a handshake agreement: I control the remote Sept. 1-Oct. 31 and he can play his holly jolly movies Nov.1-Dec. 25.
A clever, crazy-gory second feature from writer-director Brandon Cronenberg, “Possessor” points to a young filmmaker indebted to the work of his famous father: “Scanners,” “Dead Ringers” and “A History of Violence” maestro David Cronenberg. The film, however, goes its own way with some usefully berserk imagery.
As a place to gather before the fire of someone’s imagination, to watch and listen with strangers and friends, movie theaters feel pretty shaky right now.
When co-writers/co-directors Alex Huston Fischer and Eleanor Wilson premiered their feature debut “Save Yourselves!” at the Sundance Film Festival early this year, they could not have known just how eerily and specifically prescient their film about hipsters at the end of the world would be.
Chrissy Teigen has been hospitalized for excessive bleeding while pregnant with her third child.
Twenty years ago “Girlfriends” premiered on UPN (which later became The CW) and earlier this month the sitcom became available to stream on Netflix, inspiring an enthusiastic rewatch of the classic show. What most people didn’t know is that one of its stars, Reggie Hayes, had just experienced a serious health scare.
“You know why America loves a crime story? Because America is a crime story,” says Josto Fadda (Jason Schwartzman), the heir to an Italian American criminal enterprise, to Loy Cannon, the head of an African American criminal enterprise, in the latest season of FX’s “Fargo.”