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For Cherien Dabis, the Emmy-Nominated Palestinian American Director of ‘Only Murders in the Building,’ Storytelling Is a Matter of Survival

When I was offered the opportunity to direct the “Only Murders in the Building” episode “The Boy From 6B,” which focuses on the story of a deaf character,…

How Nipsey Hussle Transcended Music

In the aftermath of Nipsey Hussle’s murder in early 2019, something occurred within Los Angeles gang life that had rarely happened since the early ’90s. The untimely loss…

‘Angry Annie’ Review: A Stirring French Abortion Drama Driven By a Spirit of Feminist Solidarity

The fashions, fabrics and eye-crossingly patterned wallpapers of the 1970s abound in “Angry Annie,” a French period piece practically painted in avocado green and Le Creuset orange, with…

‘White Lotus’ Music Supervisor Explores the Series’ (Mostly) Hawaiian Needle Drops

Emmy nominee Janet Lopez, the music supervisor for “The White Lotus,” notes that the show’s creator, Mike White, didn’t script any songs. The idea was to establish the…

Robin Williams’ kids post emotional tributes on death anniversary: ‘I deeply miss you’

The comedian’s children Zak and Zelda paid moving tributes to him on social media on Aug. 11.

Global Citizen Festival Will Run the Gamut from Metallica to Mariah, With Priyanka Chopra Jonas Hosting Fall Event

The New York component of this fall’s consciousness-raising Global Citizen Festival will bring together artists as stylistically diverse as Mariah Carey, Metallica, Maneskin, Rosalia, Mickey Guyton, Charlie Puth…

Could Sylvester Stallone Get His Share of ‘Rocky?’ Legal Experts Explain

Sylvester Stallone is synonymous with the character of Rocky Balboa, the scrappy underdog boxer who first brought him to the spotlight in the ’70s. But in recent years,…

Sam Asghari says Britney Spears’ sons should be ‘proud’ of her nude pics

Britney Spears’ husband Sam Asghari came to her defense after the Princess of Pop’s ex-husband Kevin Federline slammed her for posting nude photos on social media.

Taylor Swift Slaps Back at ‘Shake It Up’ Plagiarism Lawsuit, Says She’d Never Heard Plaintiffs’ ‘Playas Gon’ Play’

Taylor Swift clearly believes she’s being played in court, as a declaration she filed to the judge in a “Shake It Off” plagiarism lawsuit laid out her contention…

Ryan Reynolds’ Maximum Effort Gets $10 Million in FuboTV Shares Under First-Look Unscripted Production Pact

Maximum Effort, the production and advertising company co-founded by Ryan Reynolds and George Dewey, inked a multiyear, first-look deal for unscripted content deal with subscription-TV streamer FuboTV. FuboTV…

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘The Big Steppers’ Tour Takes Performance Art to New Heights: Concert Review

In the decades since hip-hop’s conception, artists have taken transformative steps when it comes to communicating stories. While the genre has invariably been tethered to innovation and multiple…

Forced Exclusivity Terms in Actor Contracts Add a Dark Side to Hollywood’s Golden Age (Opinion)

For too long, oppressive studio contracts forcing exclusivity have prevented series regular actors from being able to earn a consistent living, especially during extended periods when a show…