It’s been nine years since HBO (now called Max) aired the first season of the limited series “True Detective.” Created by the writer/director/producer Nic Pizzolatto, the series attracted reviews that bordered on ecstatic.
“Are you watching ‘The Traitors’?” – it’s the question everyone seems to be asking each other this winter, as Season 2 of the reality competition show on Peacock has gripped audiences every Thursday night. The first season of “The Traitors,” set in a Scottish castle and hosted flamboyantly by actor Alan Cumming, aired last year, and while it was a bit of a sensation, it didn’t capture audiences the way the second season has. In fact, “The Traitors” Season 2 had the biggest debut for an original reality series on Peacock, likely due to the word-of-mouth buzz from the first season, as well as the all-star cast of infamous reality TV personalities.
With her latest film, actress Dakota Johnson adds superhero to her extensive, and often eccentric resume. The actress, the daughter of “Working Girl” Melanie Griffith and “Miami Vice” Don Johnson (stepdaughter of “Zorro” Antonio Banderas) and the granddaughter of iconic Hitchcock blonde Tippi Hedren (“The Birds,” “Marnie”) knows Hollywood, and she’s made a wide array of interesting and outre choices in her career. So let’s run down the best of Dakota Johnson in advance of her “Madame Web” debut.
After he moved back home to the Bay Area in 2021, weighing a move to Los Angeles amid the pandemic, filmmaker Sean Wang would often spend time with his two grandmothers. Yi Yan Fuei, his 96-year-old Nai Nai (paternal grandmother), and Chang Li Hua, his 86-year-old Wài Pó (maternal grandmother), live in the same house together, and Wang quickly began to observe two versions of them. There they were, enmeshed in the quiet rhythms of their daily lives – folding laundry, peeling fruit, napping in their shared bed. Then, Wang, 29, would intrude, coaxing out their playful sides: receiving a slap on the butt or spurring a dance session.
What a show. Las Vegas. One of the NFL’s Blue Bloods vs. the New Kids on the Block, aka the defending champs, the Kansas City Chiefs. Jim Nantz. Tony Romo. CBS. And, lest we forget, Taylor Swift. Super Bowl 58.
More than 50 years after being introduced, the first Black “Peanuts” character will get his proper due in a new streaming special on Apple TV+. Premiering Feb. 16, “Snoopy Presents: Welcome Home, Franklin” will explore the origin story of beloved character Franklin Armstrong, who was first introduced to prime-time viewers in 1973’s “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.”
With “The Taste of Things” in theaters as an ideal Valentine’s Day movie date option, the only things to stream should be the best films of star Juliette Binoche, an Academy Award-winning icon whose streaming filmography should have a Valentine’s Day option for everyone, no matter the mood. For the more traditional romantic option, the best bet is “Chocolat” the 2000 film directed by Lasse ...
With Mads Mikkelsen and Nikolaj Arcel’s latest collaboration “The Promised Land” in theaters this week, it seems a good a time as any to take a spin through the distinctive Danish star’s illustrious career, which has moved seamlessly back and forth between his native country and more global Hollywood films, and features longstanding collaborations with many of Denmark’s finest auteurs. The ...
Martin Short is shooting down rumors that he’s dating Meryl Streep. The two-time Emmy Award-winning funnyman addressed the speculation that he and his recent “Only Murders in the Building” co-star are a couple.
Actor Erin Moriarty announced on Instagram that she’s stepping away from the app — but before she goes, she is using the site to correct an accusation by ex-Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly that she had undergone plastic surgery.
Jon Stewart is returning to his roots. The comedian will host "The Daily Show" on Monday nights beginning Feb. 12 and continuing through the 2024 election cycle, Comedy Central announced Wednesday. Stewart will also executive produce the show through 2025.
In June 1943, 36 B-17 Flying Fortress bombers in the U.S. Army Air Force 100th Bombardment Group arrived at an airbase in England, each with a flight crew of 10 men, all of them there to battle Nazi Germany in World War II. Four months later, 34 of the 36 Flying Fortresses had been shot down, giving the group its nickname: The Bloody 100th. If that sounds like a compelling story to you, well, Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks thought so, too.
Charles Osgood, the bow-tie-wearing former host of "CBS Sunday Morning" and a fixture for decades on network radio, died Tuesday at his home in New Jersey, CBS News reported. He was 91. Osgood had been suffering from dementia, according to a CBS News representative.
WWE's flagship weekly pro wrestling show "Raw" will be coming to Netflix in January 2025, a significant step for the streaming video giant as it continues to add more sports content and live events to its programming lineup.