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'Shazam! Fury of the Gods' director David F. Sandberg and star Rachel Zegler address haters

David F. Sandberg and Rachel Zegler are calling out critics of "Shazam! Fury of the Gods" on Twitter.

The New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. superhero sequel debuted in theaters last weekend and grossed a disappointing $30.5 million, falling short of relatively modest expectations for $35 million.

This makes it one of the worst opening-weekend ...Read more

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Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band confirm their first San Diego concert since 1981

SAN DIEGO — Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will perform together in San Diego for the first time in 42 years as part of their first concert tour since 2017. The Tuesday announcement come the same day that Springsteen will receive the prestigious National Medal of Arts from President Joe Biden.

The Dec. 2 performance at Pechanga Arena...Read more

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Will Kenan and Kel be taking orders from Harry Styles and Obama in 'Good Burger 2'?

Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell will be taking fast food orders again in "Good Burger 2."

But which celebrities will be doing the ordering?

Thompson and Mitchell announced the long-awaited sequel, which starts filming this summer, on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Friday. The next day, Thompson crashed an "All That" panel at 90s...Read more

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What to stream: Prestige dramas 'Succession,' 'Yellowjackets' back with new seasons

The third week of March 2023 might be the buzziest TV week of the year. The highly anticipated new seasons of two of the most talked-about prestige dramas of the year premiere this weekend, and there are a few other streaming treats that will keep those watchlists full for the foreseeable future.

Block out your Sunday nights for the next two-...Read more

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Review: 'Bob Fosse's Dancin'' on Broadway is a fascinating if conflicted '70s throwback

NEW YORK — Dancers are athletes; it’s just that America doesn’t always see.

They’ve got superhuman bodies and indomitable spirits, their careers are short, they’re vulnerable to injury, they’re often vessels for the game plans of others and, on a given night, they can fulfill expectations or blow you away as surely as a football ...Read more

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With co-signs from reggaeton's titans, Myke Towers sets sights on Latin music stardom

LOS ANGELES — Outside the Crypto.com arena in January, a frenzy of young Latinos assembled for Calibash, L.A.'s annual festival for música urbana, hosted by local radio station Mega 96.3.

With his performance sandwiched between MCs Jhay Cortez and Arcángel, 29-year-old rapper Myke Towers, the spitfire from Río Piedras, Puerto Rico, was ...Read more

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New on DVD: Gerard Butler expertly pilots action film 'Plane'

An action thriller starring Gerard Butler tops the DVD releases for the week of March 28.

"Plane": A scrappy commercial airline pilot is forced to make an emergency landing on a hostile island in the Philippines ruled by a separatist militia and must fight his way out with the help of a convicted murderer being transported on the flight.

"The ...Read more

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Sarah Snook wasn't sold on 'Succession' at first. Now, she feels a 'sense of loss'

When she was first approached about playing Siobhan "Shiv" Roy, the only daughter of a ruthless but ailing media tycoon in HBO's "Succession," Sarah Snook was apprehensive of the project despite its obvious pedigree.

As a performer on the rise, thanks to a string of award-winning film and television roles in Australia and a well-received turn ...Read more

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With cars and kaiju, artists Umar Rashid and Frieda Toranzo Jaeger subvert American myth in MoMA exhibits

NEW YORK — In 1816, Kentucky-born portraitist William Edward West created a print depicting the battlefield death of British Maj. Gen. Edward Michael Pakenham at the Battle of New Orleans. At the time, the wounds of the 1815 conflict, the last of the War of 1812, were still fresh, and West did his best to convey the drama. In the background, U...Read more

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List of DVD release dates for March 21 and beyond

Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:


21: M3GAN

21: Babylon

21: Left Behind: Rise of the Antichrist

21: Lullaby

21: Seriously Red

21: Star Trek: Strange New Worlds: Season One

21: Joyride

21: The Headmistress

21: Inland Empire

21: Dragonslayer

28: Plane

28: Missing

28: ...Read more

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Taylor Swift tickets expensive, scarce on secondary market

LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas Valley “Swifties” looking to catch Taylor Swift at Allegiant Stadium this weekend will have to fork over a small fortune.

For fans who missed out on Ticketmaster’s controversial ticket launch for Swift’s “Eras” tour, which led to an investigation by the Nevada attorney general, the only way to catch her in ...Read more

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Ho-ho-horror: Jordan Peele has his next film lined up for the 2024 holiday season

Is Jordan Peele coming out with a movie this year? Nope. But the Oscar winner’s fans should plan to get out and see his fourth film in 2024.

Universal teased Peele’s newest feature with an update to its release calendar shared Monday. An “untitled fourth film directed by Jordan Peele,” is set to premiere on on Christmas Day next year, ...Read more

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Trial in Gwyneth Paltrow's alleged 'hit-and-run' ski incident set to begin

The trial in a lawsuit that accuses Gwyneth Paltrow of a 2016 hit-and-run skiing incident in Park City, Utah, is set to begin this week.

In the lawsuit, retired optometrist Terry Sanderson alleges that the Goop founder was skiing downhill at the Deer Valley Resort when she collided with him, then skied away. Sanderson was left behind with a ...Read more

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Returning to her 'DWTS' roots, Julianne Hough will replace Tyra Banks as co-host

Welcome back to the dance floor, Julianne Hough.

ABC announced Monday that the former “Dancing With the Stars” pro and judge will co-host the 32nd season of the competition program alongside returning emcee Alfonso Ribeiro. Hough will replace supermodel and reality TV star Tyra Banks, who hosted “Dancing With the Stars” for three years ...Read more

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Movie review: Violent, beautiful and thrilling, 'John Wick: Chapter 4' has it all

When best-of-the-year clips packages are assembled at the end of 2023, the main question is going to be which of the astonishing sequences in "John Wick: Chapter 4" to include.

Is it the brutal-but-hilarious one that makes use of all 270 steps to the Sacre Coeur basilica in Paris? Is it the one that's shot from overhead while a bunch of guys ...Read more

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Andrew Lloyd Webber missing 'Bad Cinderella' opener amid son's gastric cancer battle

Master of musicals and EGOT winner Andrew Lloyd Webber revealed over the weekend that his son Nicholas Lloyd Webber, 43, has been hospitalized after battling stomach cancer for more than a year.

The 74-year-old composer behind the smash Broadway musicals "Cats," "Evita" and "The Phantom of the Opera" said that he is "absolutely devastated" to ...Read more

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'We're losing our Abbey Road': Famed LA music studio United Recording lays off staff

LOS ANGELES — Green Day's multi-platinum album "American Idiot" was once just an idea, floating about within the walls of Hollywood's United Recording studio (then known as Ocean Way Recording). Were it not for a sharp-eyed technician, the album might have disintegrated in that same room amid a blaze of infamy.

"There was a piece of wire ...Read more

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British star Monie Love talks old-school hip-hop, radio career and wild times with Prince

PITTSBURGH — Monie Love grew up 3,500 miles from the center of hip-hop, but the message the South Bronx was putting out reached her as a 12-year-old kid in London.

It didn’t come via the Sugarhill Gang or Kurtis Blow or any of the seminal rappers. It came from an unlikely source — Malcolm McLaren, the British rock impresario who managed ...Read more

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Adam Sandler gets Mark Twain Prize salute from loyal friends, co-stars

Billy Madison is all grown up, winning big prizes like the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor — an award previously bestowed on comedians and actors such as Richard Pryor, Bob Newhart and Carol Burnett.

Comedy legend Adam Sandler, whose popular movies include “Billy Madison,” “Happy Gilmore” and “The Wedding Singer,” was ...Read more

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Def Leppard's Rick Allen wants to move on from 'confusion and shock' of Florida attack

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen said he wants to focus on the positive, a week after he was assaulted allegedly by a teenager vacationing in Florida.

In an Instagram post shared Sunday, Allen addressed his fans for their "overwhelming support" amid news of the incident. The photo, also shared by the musician's wife, Lauren Monroe, was a photo ...Read more