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When South African director John Barker was seven years old, the Johannesburg native experienced Cape Town’s Minstrel Carnival for the first time. The annual celebration, which is rooted in the traditions of slaves dating back to the early years of colonial rule, is a colorful, raucous pageant unique to the…

The new documentary “Murf the Surf: Jewels, Jesus, and Mayhem in the USA,” premiering February 5, 2023, on MGM+, tells the true story of how surfer dude Jack “Murf the Surf” Murphy became a true-crime celebrity.

While filming Season 10 of “Impractical Jokers” in a Gramercy parking garage, Brian “Q” Quinn and guest star Post Malone, who were working as attendants, almost got cuffed.

They revealed that four projects will come out over the next year, kicking off with Zachary Levi’s “Shazam! Fury of the Gods.” From there, an eight- to 10-year release plan is in the works.

The release of footage of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols by Memphis police has sparked renewed outrage and nationwide protests over police violence against Black people. On Friday, Memphis police released nearly one hour of footage, taken from officer body cameras and street cameras. The disturbing images depict officers…

Louis Garrel’s “The Innocent” and Dominik Moll’s thriller “The Night of the 12th” are leading the race at France’s 48th Cesar Awards, France’s equivalent to the Oscars. Nominated for 11 Cesar nominations, “The Innocent” is a heist romantic comedy starring Garrel, Roschdy Zem and Noemie Merlant, the actor who previously starred…

King Curtis was at the peak of his career when he died, at 37, in 1971. He had backed Aretha Franklin at her landmark shows at the Fillmore West, and recorded a couple of tracks for John Lennon’s “Imagine” album.

No one recalled Spielberg having a girlfriend, but they said the bullying and anti-Semitism definitely happened.

Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, has been taken into custody and charged with murdering the rapper, police announced Friday.

“It was all a game,” said notorious criminal Gilbert Chikli. “I have a gift.”

Maybe it’s time for this car buff to hire a driver and mechanic. Jay Leno hit a police vehicle multiple times as he pulled up to his comeback gig Sunday in California — more than two weeks after suffering third-degree burns while working on a classic car in his garage. The 72-year-old comic and classic…