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Producers of The Bible brought in to make new Ben-Hur extra Jesus-y

MGM’s remake of <i>Ben-Hur</i> has long promised to have an even greater focus than the 1959 original on the parallel story of Jesus, whose journey to the …

Film Industry

The first week of Last Week Tonight With John Oliver begins… tonight!

<i>Here’s what’s up in the world of television for Sunday, April 27. All times are Eastern.</i><p><b>TOP PICK</b><p><i>This Week Tonight With John Oliver</i> <b>(HBO, 11 p.m.):</b> …

TV

Nickel Creek returns from a 7-year hiatus with a ready-made best-of album

Nickel Creek didn’t officially break up when it went on the dreaded “indefinite hiatus” in 2007, but given the prolific and disparate …

Music

Green Day’s Dookie succeeded by being unapologetically fucked up

<i>Permanent Records</i> <i>is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most.</i><p>For a record that’s sold 10 million copies, it’s hard to imagine that, at …

Music

Book News: Can Mammy Be Rescued From 'Gone With The Wind'?

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Author Donald McCaig is writing a novel that gives a real name and a past to <i>Gone With the Wind's</i> "Mammy" — who for decades has personified an ugly racial caricature: the matronly, obese house slave with uncomplicated …