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‘Justice League’ limps to box office win with worst debut in franchise history

The long-awaited premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures’ live-action superhero team-up film <i>Justice League</i> was anything but super, and the underachieving …

Movies

'Call Me By Your Name' Review: Steamy Tale of First Love Is Sexiest Film of 2017

Luca Guadagnino's sensual, passionate story of two young men discovering romance in Italy is an instant romantic classic<p>Here's the movie of the year …

Saoirse Ronan Says Her New Movie Lady Bird Will Make You Want to Call Your Mom

Saoirse Ronan is the type of casually unassuming young actor who might just bring her mother along to an interview — which is exactly what she did when she stopped by POPSUGAR's office to talk about her new film <b>Lady Bird</b>. It was a fitting choice given the alternately painful and delightful …

Awards

The Bart & Fleming Podcast #14: Creeps And Fallout | Deadline

Anger is taking the place of reason in the dialogue about sexual harassment in Hollywood, but positive opportunities could still emerge, as we …

Entertainment Industry

Indie Spirits Awards nominations 2018 preview: Oscar hopefuls are strong contenders

Nominations for the 33rd annual edition of the Independent Spirit Awards will be announced on Nov. 21. As indie fare released by the specialty …

The Oscars

KFC’s Colonel Sanders Dome Will Shield You From the Horrors of the Internet

Plus, a Star Wars-themed pop-up opens, and more food news to know<p>Is 2017’s torrent of bad news clogging your social media feeds? Let the warm embrace of KFC’s Colonel Sanders escape pod shield you through the holiday season. For just $10,000 this structure will “disrupt the internet coming to and …

Greta Gerwig

Beanie Feldstein of Lady Bird & Hello, Dolly!

<i>Lady Bird</i> and <i>Hello, Dolly!</i>’s Beanie Feldstein dishes on her theater geek dreams come true, what went down on Tony night with her BFF Ben Platt and …

Entertainment

Lady Bird, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Murder on the Orient Express (2017), Daddy's Home 2

Dave and Alonso rave over Greta Gerwig's coming-of-age tale and wish that Godiva had a line of murder-mystery–themed chocolates. Follow us …

Greta Gerwig

Broadway's Beanie Feldstein Discusses LADY BIRD and BFF Ben Platt

Beanie Feldstein currently leaves audiences infatuated with her adorable portrayal of Minnie Fay in Broadway's HELLO, DOLLY! Now she's delving …

Greta Gerwig

Here’s Your New Favorite Stuffing Recipe, From Lady Bird Director Greta Gerwig

Remember before the internet when people held food opinions but could only really voice them to one or two people? That was a golden age when politeness generally meant a little kvetching before everyone moved on. Now, it’s a Twitter battle every time someone posts a picture of the pizza they’re …

Movies

Remembering

In the foyer of Lois Smith’s apartment, on the Upper West Side, where she has lived since the seventies, hangs a Joseph Cornell box containing a picture of her from 1955. It was the year she starred on Broadway in “The Young and Beautiful,” based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Josephine stories. Cornell, …

Culture

Viacom Halts ‘Padmavati’ Release After Religious Uproar

India’s Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Bhansali Productions have halted the global release of much-anticipated costume drama “Padmavati.” Controversy …

Award Shows

Chance The Rapper Begged Obama To Come Back On Saturday Night Live with a Slow Jam

Last night on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, the cast and host Chance The Rapper gave thanks for the many blessings in their lives, but also mourned for a relationship they may have let go of too soon: the presidency of Barack Obama. In a Boyz II Men-style parody of 90s R&B breakup slow jams, De-Von-Tré …

Barack Obama

Saoirse Ronan, U2 Announced As ‘Saturday Night Live’ Host And Musical Guests For Dec. 2 Episode

Fresh off a much-talked about starring role in the coming-of-age film <i>Lady Bird</i>, Irish actress Saoirse Ronan will be hosting <i>Saturday Night Live</i> on …

Entertainment

The RedState Box Office Report

<i>Our heroes amid the ticket sales rubble</i><p>This is Hollywood’s holiday season and we are sure to see two kinds of releases on a steady basis: Mass appeal …

Movies

‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ and ‘Mudbound’ Vie Against Fall Box Office Hits

As "Lady Bird" and "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" set the specialty box office pace, we estimate "Mudbound"'s secret grosses.<p>Leading …

Entertainment

The Passions and Requests of an Earnest Entomophilatelist

While many countries have been producing postage stamps with insects of bright hues and with thoughtful scientific annotations, India Post’s efforts …

Scientific Research

9 new trailers you should watch this week

I went to see <i>Lady Bird</i> last weekend with a small group of friends. I'd been really excited to see it: Greta Gerwig, who wrote and directed the film, has low-key established herself as one of the smartest actors and writers around, wonderfully balancing comedy and deeply revealing characters, and</i> …

Movies

The 5 Best Gin Cocktails We’ve Had This Year

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Watches

U2 are playing SNL in December

Tonight’s (11/18) SNL is underway with Chance the Rapper as host and Eminem as musical guest. They revealed during a commercial break that <b>U2</b> will be …

Music

Predictions Friday - Here Come the Critics Awards

The end of the November will mean the first announcement of the major critics awards. Even the Critics Choice voters will be on their way to …

Movies

Thor's Hammers: Justice League & Lady Bird

The wait is over for DC fans! Thor reviews the hotly-anticipated superhero flick ‘Justice League’ plus drops the Hammers on the acclaimed …

Comics

Movie review: 'Lady Bird' is a witty teen comedy for an increasingly unfunny era

But she rebels as best she can. She rechristens herself Lady Bird, scrawls “fuck you mom” on a pink cast after she injures herself in a snit, gobbles …

Greta Gerwig

Sexism, Remembered and Forgotten

"It is happening to all of us, and it is happening all of the time."<p>This week's Thigh-High Politics is all about the importance of memory.<p>*__Thigh-High Politics__ is an op-ed column by *Teen Vogue* writer Lauren Duca that breaks down the news, provides resources for the resistance, and just …

Feminism

For Laurie Metcalf in 'Lady Bird,' this is the moment for her kind of honesty

There's a scene in "Lady Bird," this fall's remarkable coming-of-age movie by Greta Gerwig, where the title character, a complicated Sacramento …

Entertainment

Saoirse Ronan on 'Lady Bird' Director Greta Gerwig: "The Girl We Aspired to Be When We Were 17"

Ronan joins THR's Actress Roundtable to discuss her buzz-worthy film and Hollywood's sexual harassment allegations.<p>Saoirse Ronan is creating a lot of …

Greta Gerwig

Timothée Chalamet is Hollywood's next big thing with 'Call Me by Your Name' and 'Lady Bird'

Long before Timothée Chalamet turned 18, he was itching to be considered an adult. By age 10, he was riding the subway alone, a city kid growing up in Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan. At 16, he landed a major role on Showtime’s “Homeland,” playing the vice president’s overly entitled son. A year later, …

Armie Hammer

The Movies and Television Shows to Watch This Weekend

<i>Our staffers have some recommendations for what you can watch at the theater or in the comfort of your home this weekend.</i><p>Movies<p><b>K. Austin Collins</b><b>:</b> The …

TV

First-Time Directors Are Stealing Awards-Season Sizzle: Peter Bart | Deadline

Greta Gerwig is buzzing around Hollywood this week, smiling patiently while interviewers heap praise on her. Her oddly titled new movie, <i>Lady Bird</i>, is …

Jordan Peele

Fresh, female outlook on teenage angst

Radiant, revelatory and resolutely female, this coming-of-age story feels fresh and necessary, especially in these difficult days.<p>When Greta Gerwig …

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