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Megan Thee Stallion says she's releasing new album, 'Traumazine,' on Friday in surprise announcement

It’s good news for Megan Thee Stallion fans.

The Grammy-winning rapper will release her second album, “Traumazine,” on Friday, she revealed in a surprise announcement Thursday.

The 27-year-old artist from Houston shared the album’s cover art, as well as an 18-song track listing, which includes her single “Sweetest Pie” with Dua ...Read more

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Steve Martin eyes retirement once 'Only Murders' concludes

Only retirement on the horizon.

You might not see Steve Martin popping up on your screen for much longer.

The Emmy-winning comedy star, 76, told The Hollywood Reporter in a new interview that once Hulu’s “Only Murders in the Building” concludes, he intends on retiring.

“We were very happy just doing the live show,” Martin told the ...Read more

Review: 'Summering captures longing and loss

It's hard to think of a movie better timed than "Summering," which opens with this bit of narration: "In the summer, while it lasts, everything is alive. Anything is possible. At least it feels that way."

Spoken by Daisy (Lia Barnett), that sentiment sets the nostalgic tone of the drama, which takes place this time of year in a village called ...Read more

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Ezra Miller being investigated over accusation actor is hiding woman and her children

Ezra Miller is the subject of a joint investigation between Vermont police and the state's Department for Children and Families after the embattled actor was suspected of keeping a mother and her three children at their farm.

As first reported by Rolling Stone, Vermont police tried to serve an emergency care order demanding the children be ...Read more

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Acclaimed doc about 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin mired in legal fight

When “Amazing Grace,” the long-awaited documentary of Aretha Franklin’s 1972 gospel performance premiered to sold-out audiences in November 2018, first in New York and then Los Angeles, the reception was euphoric.

NPR hailed the film as “transcendent,” calling it “nothing short of a revelation.”

While the L.A. Times rhapsodized ...Read more

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What's on TV this week: 'Better Call Saul' finale, 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law' premiere and more


“Who Do You Think You Are?” (NBC, 7 p.m. ET): “Heroes’” Zachary Quinto explores his family history in the season finale.

“Chesapeake Shores” (Hallmark, 8 p.m.): The family drama sails in for a sixth season.

“Sister With a Secret” (Lifetime, 8 p.m.): A teen disappears under mysterious circumstances in this new thriller...Read more

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After Fred Savage was fired from 'Wonder Years' reboot, more details are emerging

Who is Fred Savage?

That question might leave some Gen X-ers rolling their eyes, because, duh: He’s Kevin Arnold, the star of “The Wonder Years,” who had a crush on Winnie Cooper, the girl who lived across the street, and grew up before our eyes.

But generations who weren’t glued to the TV back then might know Savage more from the ...Read more


'Secret Headquarters' review: Family superhero movie finds its powers

A superhero comedy for families with more than a few genuine laughs, "Secret Headquarters'" superpowers are in the way it plays to its target audience.

It doesn't pander to teens — ahem, young adults — but rather it meets them where they're at, and it's made with warmth rather than cynicism. That makes it stand out among contemporaries that...Read more

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Movie review: 'Mack & Rita' an age-swap comedy that lacks soul

Who doesn’t love Diane Keaton? Or frankly, want to be Diane Keaton? The Oscar-winning star has had a film and television career spanning six decades, she’s a fashion icon, and she’s done it all in her own singularly unique and quirky way. It’s not surprising then, that in the fantastical and fluffy comedy “Mack & Rita,” written by ...Read more

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Shannon Bream will succeed Chris Wallace on 'Fox News Sunday'

Veteran anchor Shannon Bream is the new moderator of "Fox News Sunday," becoming the successor to Chris Wallace on the Washington roundtable program.

Bream's appointment was announced Thursday after Fox News used a rotation of fill-ins following Wallace's departure in December.

Wallace was moderator for 19 years before heading to CNN for its ...Read more

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Britney Spears hasn't seen her kids in 5 months, ex Kevin Federline's lawyer claims

The disharmony continues.

A lawyer for Kevin Federline claims his ex-wife, pop star Britney Spears, hasn’t seen their two sons in five months because the teenage boys aren’t comfortable being with her, according to TMZ.

Federline posted Instagram videos late Tuesday that appear to show Spears arguing with their sons, 16-year-old Sean ...Read more

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Weezer's Broadway residency scrapped over low ticket sales

NEW YORK — Weezer’s Broadway gig is over before it even started.

The pop punk band’s five-night residency, scheduled to begin next month, has been canceled due to “low ticket sales and unbelievably high expenses,” according to the band.

“I’m very sorry to be telling you this now after we’ve already invested so much time, ...Read more

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Oops? Tommy Lee's cheeky full-frontal photo sparks Instagram censorship debate

Rocker Tommy Lee posted a full-frontal nude photo on Instagram and Facebook early Thursday that he cheekily captioned with "Ooooopppsss."

But clearly, the graphic photo's appearance was no mistake. And while the penis pic has since been removed from the platforms, the Motley Crue rocker sparked a debate about the social media sites' community ...Read more

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Neve Campbell says she 'couldn't bear' the idea of being 'undervalued' in 'Scream 6'

Neve Campbell had her reasons for not returning to the long-running "Scream" franchise as Sidney Prescott, survivor of relentless killer Ghostface.

Two months after announcing that she won't join the franchise's upcoming installment because of a pay dispute, Campbell told People that she did not feel what she was being offered "equated to the ...Read more

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'Emily the Criminal' review: In a tough, lean LA crime story, Aubrey Plaza charges it all the way

There is no less specific, more generic phrase in film criticism than “documentary realism.” It assumes all nonfiction filmmakers work in the same style, toward the same intentions, while suggesting realism means, what, exactly? “Gritty” instead of “stylish?” Hand-held camerawork instead of fixed?

“Emily the Criminal,” a tough, ...Read more


Review: In 'Fall' two climbers stranded 2,000 feet high with nowhere to go

Don't look down, don't let go and don't forget to breathe.

"Fall" is a fun, rollicking B-movie white knuckler that makes superb use of its simple premise: two climbers are stuck on top of massive structure with no way to get down. Co-writer and director Scott Mann milks that minimalist setup for nearly two hours of death-defying thrills, and ...Read more

Nina Metz: It's alarming when TV shows and movies vanish off streaming services, but there's a long history of this

Last week, HBO Max quietly pulled a number of TV and film titles off its streaming service. They have been removed indefinitely, as far as anyone knows.

While none were major hits, they’re not obscure either. They’re of recent vintage and feature big-name stars. Some of the shows affected: “Mrs. Fletcher” starring Kathryn Hahn, “...Read more

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Television Q&A: Why is show 'America's Got Talent' when contestants come from all over?

You have questions. I have some answers.

Q: I’m curious if you know why the show is called "America’s Got Talent“ when so many wonderful acts come from other countries? Some of these acts come a long distance, and I’m guessing at great expense to perform. Some acts come from countries that have their own talent shows. Maybe they should ...Read more

Olivia Wilde files motion to dismiss Jason Sudeikis' custody papers served at CinemaCon

Olivia Wilde has filed a motion to dismiss a custody petition leveled by her former partner, Jason Sudeikis, and infamously delivered to her onstage at CinemaCon earlier this year.

According to court documents obtained and summarized Wednesday by the Daily Mail, the "Booksmart" director has accused the "Ted Lasso" star of intending to "...Read more

Diane Keaton on hats, finding her true self, and not acting her age in 'Mack & Rita'

Diane Keaton starts to laugh when it’s suggested that one of the very stylish hats she wears in her new movie “Mack & Rita” looks an awful lot like one displayed in a video tour of her hat collection two years ago.

“Oh, that’s terrible!” Keaton says, laughing harder, of the video she made for Instagram while stuck at home in the ...Read more