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‘Haunted’ inn is ghost-hunting hot spot — with a catch if you want to stay the night

Guests must sign a waiver upon arrival and agree to have the night filmed to air in a weekly episode on the “My Haunted Hotel” YouTube channel.

Un Certain Regard Prize Winner Alexandru Belc on Communist-Era Coming-of-Age Drama ‘Metronom’

Fresh off winning the award for best director in the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard sidebar, Alexandru Belc returns to his native Romania with “Metronom,” which will…

Hajni Kis’ ‘Wild Roots’ Wins Best Feature at Hungarian Film Awards

Hajni Kis’ first feature “Wild Roots” (“Külön falka”) was named best feature film at the Hungarian Film Awards. Kis also won best first feature director and best screenplay…

Tom Hanks on controversial ‘Elvis’ biopic: ‘What have I done?’

Tom Hanks revealed at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival why he decided to take up the role of Elvis Presley’s longtime music manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Tom Hanks Skirts Around Question About Polarizing ‘Elvis’ Accent at Cannes Press Conference

The “Elvis” team was on hand in Cannes for a little more conversation about Baz Luhrmann’s boisterous musical drama — but how Tom Hanks landed on his mysterious…

Josh Duggar, of ‘19 Kids and Counting,’ Sentenced to Over 12 Years in Prison for Child Pornography

Josh Duggar, who appeared on the TLC reality series “19 Kids and Counting,” has been sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison for possession of child…

‘Crimes of the Future’ Review: Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart Star in David Cronenberg’s Savage Horror Movie as Metaphor

Most filmmakers who want to unsettle you in a horror movie will reach for a familiar set of tools: slashers, demons, shock cuts, soundtracks that go boom! in…

‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Is the Show at Its Biggest, Broadest and Most Emblematic of Netflix’s Evolution: TV Review

Immediately upon opening “Stranger Things” Season 4, Volume I, you might notice that the shortest episode runs 62 minutes, the longest a solid 98(!), and the average around…

Samuel L. Jackson now knows if F-word caused ‘SNL’ ban

“Are you ever gonna let me back on the show?” Jackson recalled asking “SNL” honcho Lorne Michaels on an elevator.

Ukraine Wins Eurovision Song Contest, U.K. Places Second

Ukraine won the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Italy on Saturday night. The country was represented by hip-hop act Kalush Orchestra with the song “Stefania,” a tribute to…

‘The Essex Serpent,’ With Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston, Finds Rich Nuance in Briny Adaptation: TV Review

The barest bones of “The Essex Serpent” make up a familiar enough story, whether taking place today or, as this new limited series does, in the late nineteenth…

‘Firebird’ Review: A Heartfelt But Heavy-Handed Tale of Hidden Gay Love in the Soviet Air Force

At a crucial point in “Firebird,” two perfectly chiseled servicemen steal away from the Soviet Air Force base where they’re stationed for a skinny dip in the Baltic…