October can be an early Christmas for superhero fans, with four superhero shows premiering in just the week of Oct. 8-14. With Spoiler Warnings ahoy, here are some of the standout elements:
Season 5 premiered: ...Read more
Marielle Heller's second feature film, "Can You Ever Forgive Me?," is an interesting companion piece (and mirror) to her debut, "The Diary of a Teenage Girl." Both films are adaptations of women's memoirs, and both ...Read more
Jonah Hill's directorial debut "Mid90s" ends with what is seemingly the film's inspirational spark. It's a sequence shot in the style of those '90s homemade skate videos, the ones that would have been passed around on VHS ...Read more
With each movie he's made -- from his low-budget 2009 directorial debut, "Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench," to his 2014 breakthrough "Whiplash" to his 2016 smash musical "La La Land" -- director Damien Chazelle has taken ...Read more
Like the final girl at the end of a teen slasher movie, the "Halloween" franchise is a survivor. Since Jamie Lee Curtis first faced Michael Myers in 1978, the series has been bloodied by multiple bad sequels and ...Read more
You can't always get what you want -- or expected to have. But nevertheless, we try, and sometimes, we do get what we need. This is the idea explored in Elizabeth Chomko's debut feature, "What They Had." Chomko, an actress...Read more
CNN is shutting down three live news programs on its sister channel HLN, which is increasing its dependence on true crime series and other taped shows.
The cancellations announced Tuesday include the daytime program ...Read more
(UPI) A Malaysia doctor shared video of an unusual procedure that resulted from a live tick being found in a patient's ear canal.
The video shows Dr. Rahmat Omar, 49, an ear, nose and throat surgeon in Kuala Lumpur, ...Read more
(UPI) A Philadelphia college broke a Guinness World Record by stuffing 6,026 backpacks with school supplies in just one hour.
Temple University students gathered Monday night and filled the backpacks with school supplies ...Read more
(UPI) A Colorado resident's home security camera recorded a burglary by a black bear that wasn't dissuaded by the snow covering an unlocked car.
The video, posted to Twitter by the Red Van Workshop, shows the black bear ...Read more
(UPI) A visitor to a glass walkway high up on a Chinese mountain captured video showing one of the panes of glass shattered.
The video shows the glass at the East Taihang Mountains walkway in Handan City, Hebei Province, ...Read more
(UPI) Police in Florida responded early Tuesday morning to an unusual emergency -- an alligator inside a gas station.
The Miami Gardens Police Department said Officers Bryan Blanco and Victor Velez responded to the ...Read more
(UPI) A Maryland woman collected her second $50,000 lottery jackpot in three months from tickets purchased from the same vending machine.
The 58-year-old Chevy Chase woman told Maryland Lottery officials she bought her ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Chance the Rapper, who's become increasingly more involved in Chicago politics, on Tuesday threw his support behind a local activist with whom he says he shares a political vision for the city's future.
(UPI) Customs officials at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport said a K-9 beagle sniffed out a roasted pig head in a traveler's luggage.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Hardy, a CBP Agriculture ...Read more
(UPI) Officials in the Michigan city of Portland are pleading for Facebook users to stop sending them angry messages about the city of the same name in Oregon.
City Manager Tutt Gorman posted on the Michigan city's ...Read more
(UPI) A California zoo confirmed it temporarily shut down when a bongo calf named Taylor Swift escaped from her enclosure.
The Sacramento Zoo said visitors spotted the 1-year-old bongo, a type of antelope, outside her ...Read more
(UPI) Scuba divers in the Florida Keys took their Halloween spirit 30 feet below the surface for an underwater pumpkin carving contest.
The contest, organized by the Amoray Dive Resort, saw the divers going 30 feet below ...Read more
(UPI) A California zoo is investigating a cellphone video showing a visitor jumping a barrier around the facility's tiger pen.
The video, recorded by zoo visitor Patty Fayad, shows the man climbing the barrier around the ...Read more
(UPI) The U.S. Embassy in the Australian capital apologized after sending out an email featuring a pajama-clad cat eating cookies.
The embassy in Canberra confirmed it sent an email to multiple recipients with the subject...Read more
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