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‘Batwoman’ gets a new lead, but Season 2 looks like the same flawed show

‘Batwoman’ gets a new lead, but Season 2 looks like the same flawed show

After a first season that never quite got off the ground creatively, “Batwoman” announced that original star Ruby Rose would be leaving but that the series would hang around without her. The contortions necessary to arrange that baton (or Batarang) pass mostly fizzle in the opening episodes, fueling a sense that this CW drama might…MORE

Sea shanties are your soundtrack of 2021. Seriously

It’s folly to examine why some things go viral on the internet, and by doing so one risks discounting the beauty of the simplest answer: They just do. Nothing makes sense. Roll with it. Or at least, that’s the easiest thing to tell yourself when “The Wellerman,” a 19th Century whaling song, has been knocking…MORE

‘MLK/FBI’ probes ‘the darkest part’ of the bureau’s history

‘MLK/FBI’ probes ‘the darkest part’ of the bureau’s history

The government-sanctioned harassment of Martin Luther King Jr. provides the chilling spine of “MLK/FBI,” a documentary timed to the annual holiday for the civil rights icon. Director Sam Pollard’s film also raises an interesting question — namely, what historians and journalists owe King’s legacy in terms of releasing material amassed specifically in an effort to…MORE

‘Home Alone 2’ star tweets support for removing Trump’s cameo

‘Home Alone 2’ star tweets support for removing Trump’s cameo

As President Donald Trump prepares to make his exit from the White House, fans of “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York” want him to make a permanent, on-screen exit from the movie — and its star Macaulay Culkin seems to be on board with the idea. Culkin played Kevin McAllister, who gets separated from…MORE

Spike Lee remembers Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque honor

Spike Lee remembers Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque honor

Spike Lee paid tribute to Chadwick Boseman while accepting the American Cinematheque Award on Thursday night. The ceremony celebrated Lee’s career with films like “Do the Right Thing,” “Malcolm X” and “Jungle Fever.” Jodie Foster hosted the event, with Lee becoming the 34th recipient of the prestigious award. The director spoke about the late actor…MORE

Dustin Diamond, ‘Saved by the Bell’ star, hospitalized with cancer

Dustin Diamond, ‘Saved by the Bell’ star, hospitalized with cancer

Dustin Diamond, who played the role of Screech on the popular 1990s high school comedy “Saved by the Bell,” is hospitalized with cancer, his manager told CNN Friday. Diamond’s health is “serious” and he is undergoing testing at an undisclosed Florida hospital to determine the type and severity of the cancer, according to his rep.…MORE

Ariana Grande teams up for ’34+35′ remix

Ariana Grande teams up for ’34+35′ remix

Ariana Grande has teamed up with Megan Thee Stallion and Doja Cat for a remix of Grande’s “Positions” song, “34+35.” Hours before the song was released, Grande teased fans with artwork and hints something was coming. She captioned one Instagram post “Tonight,” with an animated picture of the three stars. The lyrics for their catchy…MORE

Selena Gomez drops Spanish single ‘De Una Vez’

Selena Gomez drops Spanish single ‘De Una Vez’

Selena Gomez was named after the late Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, and now she’s following in her footsteps. The pop star has released a single in Spanish, “De Una Vez.” She posted a snippet of the song’s music video on her verified Instagram account Thursday. “This is the beginning of something I’ve wanted to explore…MORE

Sylvain Sylvain, New York Dolls guitarist, dead at 69

Sylvain Sylvain, New York Dolls guitarist, dead at 69

Sylvain Sylvain, guitarist of the influential American punk glam rock band New York Dolls, has died of cancer at the age of 69, according to a statement posted on his Facebook page. Sylvain, real name Sylvain Mizrahi, died on Wednesday after fighting the disease for two and a half years, according to the post, which…MORE

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