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Hot off the success of 'Spider-Man,' Jon Watts is helming a new 'Star Wars' series

"Spider-Man" director Jon Watts is crossing over from the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the "Star Wars" Cinematic Universe.

Hot off the resounding success of Tom Holland's Spidey trilogy, Watts is set to helm a "Star Wars" series resembling coming-of-age movies from the 1980s, Vanity Fair confirmed in a report published Tuesday. Co-creating and ...Read more

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Kourtney Kardashian, Travis Barker confirm legal nuptials: 'Till death'

It’s official.

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker confirmed their marriage on Instagram Monday after reports surfaced on the milestone.

“Till death do us part,” the couple each captioned a set of black and white photos from the nuptials on their respective accounts.

The first photo shows the couple kissing in a car with a “Just ...Read more

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Britney Spears and Sam Asghari 'will be expanding our family soon'

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari are still optimistic about what’s to come after the pop star announced last week that she had suffered a “devastating” miscarriage.

Asghari, 28, took to his Instagram Story Monday to thank people for their “support” in the wake of the couple’s loss.

“We have felt your support. We are taking things ...Read more

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'Jackass' star Bam Margera wraps 1-year treatment program for substance abuse

There’s nothing asinine about this.

“Jackass” star Bam Margera is celebrating the completion of a 1-year treatment program for substance abuse.

“ONE YEAR of treatment!,” the 42-year-old captioned a black-and-white snap of himself on Instagram Monday, in which he’s holding up his palm with “1 year!” scrawled on it. He added, “...Read more

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'Men' review: 'Folk horror' movie has a lot to show, but not much to say

Full disclaimer: "Men" is a movie written and directed by a man, with editing and cinematography by men, and this is a review written by a man, but the movie is actually about a woman — and about women's relationships to men.

And while the movie has some really startling and horrifically beautiful scenes and effects that will unfortunately ...Read more

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Johnny Depp's lawyer grills Amber Heard about night actor suffered severed fingertip as cross-examination continues

Johnny Depp’s lawyer grilled Amber Heard about the night her ex-husband suffered a severed fingertip in 2015 during a contentious cross-examination at their defamation trial Tuesday.

Lawyer Camille Vasquez, who is representing Depp, repeatedly pressed Heard about the sequence of events that occurred that night in Australia as she challenged ...Read more

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'The Voice' says goodbye to Kelly Clarkson and hello to Camila Cabello

After eight consecutive seasons as a full-time coach, Kelly Clarkson is walking away from "The Voice" — for now, at least.

NBC revealed on Monday that pop musician Camila Cabello will replace the Grammy winner and talk-show host as a judge on the 22nd season of the competition program. Pop superstar Ariana Grande is also leaving "The Voice" ...Read more

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Eric Clapton catches COVID-19 after calling vaccine efforts a 'mass psychosis'

Eric Clapton, who has railed against lockdowns and vaccines, has tested positive for COVID-19.

The 77-year-old English singer has canceled two upcoming concerts, Tuesday in Zurich and Wednesday in Milan, after being diagnosed, his team announced Tuesday.

“It is very frustrating that having avoided COVID throughout lockdown and throughout the...Read more

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Johnny Depp not coming back to 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise 'at this point,' says producer Jerry Bruckheimer

Captain Jack Sparrow isn’t coming back any time soon.

Johnny Depp doesn’t play a role in the foreseeable future of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, producer Jerry Bruckheimer told the Sunday Times, even with two more movies on the horizon.

“Not at this point,” Bruckheimer said. “The future is yet to be decided.”

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'Conversations With Friends' sizzles with hot sex but ultimately it's about friends

Love is sticky and confusing and painful. And that’s when it works.

“Conversations With Friends,” based on the 2017 debut novel of Sally Rooney, her second TV adaptation after the hit “Normal People,” premiered Sunday on Hulu with the messy love story of four people: college student Frances (Alison Oliver), her best friend Bobbi (...Read more

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Harry Styles is definitely in love -- and other takeaways from his bop-heavy new album

Would you believe it? After a three-year drought, Harry Styles' third solo record, "Harry's House," is almost here, just in time for summer.

The highly anticipated follow-up to the pop musician's Grammy-nominated sophomore album, "Fine Line," is set to arrive at midnight ET Friday. And to all the fans who simply cannot wait a few more days to ...Read more

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Tucker Carlson blames Buffalo supermarket shooting on Biden, mental illness, ignores great replacement theory spread on Fox News

NEW YORK — Tucker Carlson, who has repeatedly theorized that minorities are trying to take over, the staple of the great replacement theory, mysteriously forgot about it during Monday night’s broadcast while discussing Buffalo shooting suspect Payton Gendron.

In an online manifesto, Gendron, 18, allegedly spewed the right-wing conspiracy ...Read more

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Movie review: 'Downton Abbey: A New Era' actually a throwback in more ways than one

The new “Downton Abbey” film proclaims that it’s “A New Era,” but in actuality, it’s a real throwback. It’s not just that “Downton Abbey: A New Era” is a shiny replication of a world that’s nearly a century old, but it’s also a reminder of the world that we lived in when we loved “Downton Abbey,” those heady days of the...Read more

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Movie review: 'Downton Abbey: A New Era' ratchets up the drama a bit, but character moments still rule the day

The familiar music.

The unmistakable exterior shots of Highclere Castle.

And then, without further ado, we see our English friends from another time.

“Downton Abbey” is back. Again.

In U.S. theaters this week, “Downton Abbey: A New Era” is the sequel to “Downton Abbey,” the 2019 film stemming from Julian Fellowes’ popular ...Read more

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After backlash, Neil Patrick Harris says gory Amy Winehouse gag was 'regrettable'

Neil Patrick Harris regrets turning the death of singer Amy Winehouse into a gory gag at a 2011 Halloween party. More than a decade later, the actor is now facing a firestorm that reignited last week when the image returned to the internet's consciousness.

"A photo recently resurfaced from a Halloween-themed party my husband and I hosted 11 ...Read more

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Commentary: Tucker Carlson hits a dangerous new low in his response to the Buffalo shooting

"What is hate speech? Well, it's speech that our leaders hate."

The hypocrisy was stunning, even by Tucker Carlson's standards. During a broadcast of his show "Tucker Carlson Tonight" on Monday, the Fox News host blamed Saturday's mass shooting of 13 people in a predominantly Black neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, by a radicalized white ...Read more

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What to stream: Legacy sequels that gave new life to movie, TV franchises

The “legacy sequel” is one of the most powerful concepts in Hollywood filmmaking right now, and one of the most profitable. The legacy sequel (legasequel?), often arriving many years or even decades after the original film was released, isn’t a reboot or a remake but rather a long-anticipated sequel that grapples with the film’s impact, ...Read more

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12 films this critic can't wait to see at 2022 Cannes Film Festival

CANNES, France — The image gracing this year's 75th anniversary Cannes Film Festival poster comes from "The Truman Show," specifically that climactic moment when Jim Carrey's Truman climbs a staircase against a domed wall painted to look like a cloudy blue sky. This is the outer edge of a carefully constructed set that has been his lifelong ...Read more

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Review: Forget voice of a generation -- Kendrick Lamar's just trying to get himself right

Kendrick Lamar is not the man — and definitely not the hero — we thought he was.

That's the painful yet liberating message embedded in the confessions, promises, demands and recriminations of "Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers," the daring new album from the 34-year-old Compton-born rapper who's shouldered more expectations over the last decade...Read more

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Edie Falco to play Pete Davidson's mom in biographical Peacock series 'Bupkis'

Edie Falco is going from New Jersey mob family matriarch to the Queen of Staten Island.

The “Sopranos” star has been cast to play Pete Davidson’s mother in his upcoming biographical series “Bupkis,” the pair announced Monday during NBC’s upfronts presentation to investors, during which networks reveal their upcoming programming.

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