Patricia Riles

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1968: The year America unraveled

1968 was the year the center did not hold. It was the year many Americans saw their country spinning out of control. It was a shocking time, a moment of danger, destruction and division — yet also a time of passion and possibility.<p>The polarization that plagues the nation half a century later was …

Jimi Hendrix

New 'Sicario: Day of the Soldado' Trailer Takes on the War on Drugs

“I love getting out of the office.”<p>The newest trailer for the upcoming sequel to Josh Brolin and Benicio Del Toro‘s <i>Sicario</i> showcases the high octane action as the war against the drug cartels continues. The trailer focuses on Matt Graver and Alejandro, unrestrained by FBI rules, sparking a feud …

Benicio del Toro

Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly Are Hired Guns in Ridiculous First Trailer for 'The Sisters Brothers'

We'll watch John C. Reilly do anything. Add a great actor like Joaquin Phoenix to the mix, and we don't know what will happen—but it's probably gonna …

Joaquin Phoenix

London Calling (Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft): 'How To Talk To Girls At Parties'

<i>Men Are From From Mars, Women Are From Venus,</i> a best-selling early-'90s relationships guidebook argued. <i>How to Talk to Girls at Parties,</i> a sweet, slight comic fantasy expanded from an early-aughts Neil Gaiman short story, knows the truth is far more complex: Men and Women Are from Earth, Members of …

Cannes Film Festival

How The Terror Became One of TV's Best Horror Series

AMC's <i>The Terror</i>, based on Dan Simmons' novel of the same name, plays with familiar genres but mashes them together into a unique experience. It's a …

Horror

In a role she co-wrote, Natalie Dormer's star power brightens crime thriller 'In Darkness'

Talented British actress Natalie Dormer gets one of her most substantial movie roles in the classy cat-and-mouse thriller "In Darkness." Co-written by Dormer and director Anthony Byrne with echoes of "Wait Until Dark" and "A History of Violence," the film is impressive as a star vehicle, if a bit …

Natalie Dormer

Mary Shelley Makes a Polite Period Drama Out of One of History’s Wildest Teens

At what point did the artist biopic settle into its current, cemented form? Watching <i>Mary Shelley</i>, the latest unsuccessful attempt to immortalize the …

Literature

Everything You Need to Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story

There’s a new <i>Star Wars</i> movie out this week! <i>The Last Jedi</i> might still feel fresh in your mind, but <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> hits theaters in just two …

Star Wars

Wookiee Nights: “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” Reviewed

There’s a great deal of “Star Wars”-related information available in “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” but it’s sent in a very-low-bandwidth way that takes two hours and fifteen minutes to transmit. It’s like watching a live-action dramatization of a download progress bar, with actors carrying bits of …

Star Wars

Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon Sing Royal Wedding Song on 'The Tonight Show'

The 'Saturday Night Live' alums will be hosting live coverage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding on HBO on Saturday.<p>Will Ferrell and Molly …

Tom Wolfe, Innovative Nonfiction Writer and Novelist, Dies at 88

Tom Wolfe, an innovative journalist and novelist whose technicolor, wildly punctuated prose brought to life the worlds of California surfers, car customizers, astronauts and Manhattans moneyed status-seekers in works like “The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby,” “The Right Stuff” and …

Bling Bling! 12 Custom Birthstone Rings to Gift on Mother's Day

There are so many ways to show your mom you love her throughout the year — and so many gestures your own kids make that get you through tougher parenting days. But there's nothing like a gift that says, "I love you, Mom" to perk any of us up, which is exactly what these custom rings with …

Janelle Monáe comes out as ‘pansexual.’ What does that mean?

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>In a Rolling Stone cover story, Janelle Monáe came out as “pansexual.” After identifying as bisexual, Monáe says that once she read about pansexuality, she realized: “ ‘Oh, these are things that I identify with too.’ I’m open to learning more about who I am.”<p>If this is …

Janelle Monáe

Why is the royal baby called Louis Arthur Charles? Meaning and history of young prince's name - and what surname will be

The royal baby's name has officially been revealed, four days after his birth.<p>The new prince arrived on St George's Day weighing 8lbs, 7oz, after a …

Review Roundup: Critics wrinkle their noses at A Wrinkle In Time

Director Ava DuVernay took on a huge task after making her Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic <i>Selma</i>: an adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s ‘60s …

Black Panther

Cassoulet Is the Most Epic Dish You Will Ever Make

Our classic version takes no shortcuts and requires a little planning, but every step is totally doable, even if you’re not a pro.<p>I have made cassoulet more times than is advisable—first in culinary school, once with a friend for a dinner party, and at least half a dozen times in the BA Test …

Cooking

Laser Scans Reveal Maya "Megalopolis" Below Guatemalan Jungle

A vast, interconnected network of ancient cities was home to millions more people than previously thought.<p>Using a revolutionary technology known as LiDAR (short for “Light Detection And Ranging”), scholars digitally removed the tree canopy from aerial images of the now-unpopulated landscape, …

Archaeology

Kronos, the Star That Has Devoured 15 Planets

You can tell because it's chock-full of planetary metals.<p>Last year, scientists discovered a binary star system around 320 light years from Earth which they nicknamed Krios and Kronos. These two stars are more chemically different than any other pair known to humanity, so different that at first …

Universe

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Before The Shape of Water, there was the brilliant novella Mrs. Caliban

While moviegoers spent the end of 2017 entranced by Guillermo del Toro’s interspecies love story <i>The Shape of Water</i>, the literary community was busy …

Jason Momoa Kills Across Canada in Winningly Badass Thriller

The agreeably pulpy Canadian action thriller <i>Braven</i> finds man-mountain Jason Momoa — our one-time Conan, now and future Aquaman, and eternal horselord …

Chic Chefs Share Super Bowl Recipes That Will Elevate Your Sunday Game

The key to any good Super Bowl party? A working television, and snacks—lots of them. But not just any snacks: greasy, delicious comfort food that will have you (and your guests) officially abandoning any new year's resolutions.<p>For inspiration, <i>Vogue</i> reached out to top chefs across the country …

Justin Timberlake’s Prince hologram scrapped from Super Bowl performance following backlash

Prince had previously labelled artist holograms as "demonic".<p>Justin Timberlake is getting set to perform during the halftime slot at tonight’s …

Music

Have Mercy! John Stamos Marries Caitlin McHugh

John Stamos is officially a married man, getting his Disney-worthy happy ending with Caitlin McHugh.<p>The <i>Fuller House</i> star and his fiancée, a …

Beverly Hills

Actor Uma Thurman accuses Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Uma Thurman has accused movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her at a London hotel after they worked together on the 1994 hit film “Pulp Fiction.”<p>FILE PHOTO: Actress Uma Thurman poses during a photocall before the French fashion house Christian Dior …

Harvey Weinstein

Watch Missy Elliott Teach Morgan Freeman How to Rap for New Super Bowl Ad

Missy Elliott and Busta Rhymes are set to appear in a new Super Bowl commercial for Doritos and Mountain Dew. In a recently revealed teaser, the rappers coach actors Morgan Freeman and “Game of Thrones” star Peter Dinklage in the art of rapping tongue twisters. (Bars include “How much wood could a …

Here’s The Last Jedi’s lightsaber fight set to ‘Toxic’ by Britney Spears

And about three dozen other cringe-inducing hits<p>Spoiler alert: Watching this scene set to this music won’t spoil the story of the film, but it may seriously affect how you feel about it.<p>Twitter-er @rachlikesbands edited a 30-second clip of the throne room throwdown in Star Wars: The Last Jedi to …

The funniest Super Bowl ads of all time: Betty White, Terry Tate and avocados

Roughly a quarter of Americans watch the Super Bowl for the commercials alone, which come in basically two flavors: sentimental or silly.<p>Serious Super Bowl commercials can leave a lasting impression, like Ram’s “God made a farmer” commercial or Chrysler’s “Imported From Detroit” spot with …

Advertising

8 Cutest Small Towns in the Midwest

The Midwest is a big, beautiful place with an unfair reputation for being, well, boring. And when this region does get some much-deserved attention, …