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Company insiders rip Tesla's stance on safety in hard-hitting Elon Musk doc

If you own a Tesla, or a loved one does, or you're thinking about buying one, or you share public roads with Tesla cars, you might want to watch the new documentary "Elon Musk's Crash Course."

Premiering Friday on FX and Hulu, the 75-minute fright show spotlights the persistent dangers of Tesla’s automated driving technologies, the company’...Read more

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Movie review: The land is beautiful, the family drama compelling in superb 'Montana Story'

A fraternal relation to Jane Campion’s overrated “The Power of the Dog,” indie effort “Montana Story” is the modern-day tale of an extended family, including an estranged brother and sister, preparing for the impending death of the family patriarch.

Cal (Owen Teague) is the first to arrive at the sprawling ranch home where he grew up....Read more

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Rams' Sean McVay, Matthew Stafford join other champs in 'Top Gun: Maverick' commercial

The Los Angeles Rams are prepping for the 2022 season after capping off their historic 2021 season with a thrilling Super Bowl LVI win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The Rams will try to become the first team since the 2003 and 2004 New England Patriots to win back-to-back Super Bowls.

But coach Sean McVay and quarterback Matthew Stafford paused ...Read more

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Fyre Festival creator has put together team to 'come up with ideas' for new entertainment ventures after early prison release

NEW YORK — Billy McFarland is all fyred up.

The creator of the infamous 2017 Fyre Festival is ready to rise from the ashes after a four-year stint in federal prison — and his plans might involve another entertainment venture.

The 30-year-old disgraced promoter “has put together a team of professionals to brainstorm and come up with ideas...Read more

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Rebel Wilson shares a pre-#MeToo sexual harassment story: 'awful and disgusting'

Rebel Wilson just recounted what she called an “awful and disgusting” incident with a co-star who couldn’t keep his pants on.

It happened a few years back, the “Senior Year” star told People this week, before the #MeToo movement gained steam amid the 2017 Harvey Weinstein scandal. She says a male co-star, whom she hasn’t named, ...Read more

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How Ellen DeGeneres won, and then lost, a generation of viewers

LOS ANGELES — When Ellen DeGeneres launched her daytime talk show, it felt like a flag planted on lunar terrain.

Six years earlier, the comedian and her sitcom character had come out, in tandem, in what remains the single most well-known moment in the history of queer television. But as one learns in Steven Capsuto's indispensable book "...Read more

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What TV critic is watching this week

'Zoe Bakes'

Zoe Francois' kitchen continues to be inviting, especially when she's whipping up blueberry muffins and croquembouches. But foodies will enjoy this new batch of episodes most when the Minnesota pastry chef ventures out on adventures. They include visits to Isles Bun and Coffee, Milkjam Creamery and the home of Rose McGee, founder of...Read more

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Emmy Rossum loved meeting Angelyne. But Angelyne refuses to watch her show

Los Angeles proto-influencer Angelyne simply does not like Peacock’s depiction of her in its new miniseries.

In an interview with “Inside Edition” released Thursday, the self-promoting billboard pinup renounced “Angelyne” after catching “a little glimpse” of actor Emmy Rossum’s titular performance. The show premiered this week ...Read more

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Don't expect Alex Garland to explain what's happening in 'Men.' But here are a few hints

Like the previous films he’s directed — 2014’s “Ex Machina” and 2018’s “Annihilation” — Alex Garland’s new folk-horror film “Men” has a lot going on underneath the surface: themes of gender and toxic masculinity, ancient signs and symbols, literary references to everything from the Bible to Yeats.

But don’t expect ...Read more

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Eva Green says former co-star Johnny Depp 'will emerge with his good name'

French actress Eva Green has come out in support of Johnny Depp amid his contentious defamation trial with ex-wife Amber Heard.

The “Casino Royale” star, 41, used Instagram Thursday to stand behind the 58-year-old “Pirates of the Caribbean” alum amid the trial, in which he’s denying Heard’s claims of domestic violence during their ...Read more

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Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker to marry -- again -- in grand Italian castle

Newlyweds Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker are about to take part in a fairy-tale follow-up wedding.

The couple’s third ceremony sounds like it will be the grandest of them all, at least when it comes to the backdrop, TMZ reported Friday.

The “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star, 43, and the 46-year-old Blink-182 drummer — who ...Read more

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Lil Nas X to be honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame gala

NEW YORK — Though he went home empty-handed at this year’s Grammy Awards, Lil Nas X will be bestowed a prestigious honor next month by an elite group of music-makers.

The 23-year-old hit-maker – already a two-time Grammy winner – will receive the Hal David Starlight Award at the 2022 Songwriters Hall of Fame induction gala, scheduled ...Read more

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Upfronts 2022: Every new scripted series picked up by a broadcast network

NEW YORK — The fall TV schedule has everything: firefighters, cops, lawyers. And that’s just CBS.

There’s an anthology series about defendants during their trial, an animated series starring Jon Hamm and a reboot of “Quantum Leap.” There’s something for Mom, something for Dad and something for the college kid stealing Mom and Dad’...Read more


Karla Peterson: The end of 'This is Us' is coming, and I'm not ready

When I think about my TV life without "This is Us," one word comes to mind:


On Tuesday, the NBC drama following the past, present and futures of Jack and Rebecca Pearson and their three children is ending after six seasons. But if you have been embedded with the Pearsons since they came into our lives on Sept. 20, 2016, you know ...Read more

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Philly DJ Diamond Kuts joins the cast of 'Yo! MTV Raps'

PHILADELPHIA — When the reboot of "Yo! MTV Raps" drops Tuesday on Paramount+, Power 99′s DJ Diamond Kuts will be the first woman to serve as a DJ on the rap show.

She will co-host the show with Conceited, best known for his recurring role on MTV’s "Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘n Out," as the DJ/co-host on the reboot of the most ...Read more

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Why is the director of 'The Staircase' docuseries so upset by HBO Max's dramatization?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the more than two decades since Michael Peterson’s wife Kathleen was found at the bottom of a staircase in their Durham home, the plot has thickened over and over and over again, so often that the whole story probably should have long ago hardened into a big block of cement.

All these years later, however, North ...Read more

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Review: The underappreciated James Gray returns to Cannes with a memoir of '80s New York

CANNES, France — The title of James Gray's "Armageddon Time," which premiered in competition Thursday night at the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival, is a wry reference to a comment made by Ronald Reagan during his first presidential campaign: "We may be the generation that sees Armageddon," he said in a conversation with the televangelist Jim ...Read more

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How Ford's CEO became a podcaster, with a little help from Tom Brady

When Spotify first approached Jim Farley with the idea of hosting a podcast, he gave it a cool reception.

The pitch: Farley, Ford Motor Co.'s chief executive, could interview his peers about leadership. He could record it on Saturdays, it was suggested. "My initial reaction was I have absolutely no interest in spending my Saturdays interviewing...Read more

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How 'Under the Banner of Heaven' got Mormon history right. Down to the 'bullet holes'

"Under the Banner of Heaven" is more than just a true crime detective story. It's also a period piece tracing the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the journey of its founding prophet, Joseph Smith.

As Detective Jeb Pyre (Andrew Garfield) investigates the brutal 1984 killings of Brenda Lafferty (Daisy Edgar-Jones) ...Read more

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Summer of '72: How 'The Godfather,' the Rolling Stones, a chess battle and more shaped pop culture

In the summer of ‘72, “The Godfather” made moviegoers an offer they couldn’t refuse.

It was a summer when the Rolling Stones returned to the United States for the first time since 1969, on a legendary tour behind the album “Exile On Main St.”

It was a summer when the TV Western “Bonanza” was still so popular that the new season...Read more