Influence

From a Muhammad Ali doc to a “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” behind the scenes, here’s the must-watch programming for Black History Month.

As Black History Month runs throughout February, television will celebrate Black voices, icons and stories across entertainment, politics, sports and more. Throughout February, audiences will be able to keep up with Hulu’s year-long initiative in spotlighting Black stories and storytellers on the platform’s “Black Stories Always” hub. In addition to…

The Joburg Film Festival defiantly went ahead with a screening of Ousmane Sembène’s “Black Girl” on Thursday, refusing to bow to political pressure after South Africa’s Film and Publications Board (FPB) denied it permission to hold a public screening of the Senegalese director’s groundbreaking debut. In a decision that shocked…

Recently retired football tossing Leo Tom Brady and Cancer uber model Gisele Bündchen announced their divorce after 13 years of marriage. Did the stars always spell split for this golden couple? Read on to learn more.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s eclectic slate of 14 nominees for the class of 2023 runs the gamut from Kate Bush, who’s been nominated three times before but stands an especially good chance of getting in now, to Willie Nelson, who could follow fellow country icon Dolly Parton…

Is he living in an alternate reality? This former reality TV star claimed that being an online influencer is as difficult as performing surgery.

“A kiss of death, the embrace of life.” — “Marquee Moon” The notice came in the form of a Facebook post with a broken heart emoji. “Rest in Peace, Tom,” wrote CBGB’s veteran Brooke Delarco. Tom Verlaine (ne Thomas Miller) was gone at a way-too-young 73 from prostate cancer.  Verlaine’s…

GOTEBORG, Sweden  — Fast consolidating as one of Europe’s highest-profile filmmakers, Sweden’s Ruben Östlund scored three of the biggest Oscar category nominations last Tuesday – picture, direction and original screenplay – for “Triangle of Sadness,” a send-up of the super rich.  His latest work, however, “This is Cinema!,” billed as “an…

Musicians are mourning Television founder and frontman Tom Verlaine, who died Saturday at the age of 73. The rock guitarist was a groundbreaking figure of the punk era, whose inventive, askew playing style can be seen as an influence on younger groups like Sonic Youth, the Feelies and countless other…

All hail Shakira—the single named, multitalented, apex Aquarius and global phenomenon with the truth telling hips and the jam jar sleuthing skills. The megastar’s birth chart reveals how she became a global phenomenon and what went sideways in her relationship with philandering ex and birthday twin, Gerard Piqué.

On the first day of shooting “Home Improvement” in April 1991, Pamela Anderson emerged from her dressing room on the Walt Disney Studios lot and found series star Tim Allen loitering in the hallway in a bathrobe. This seemed normal to the 23-year-old budding actress, but it wasn’t. “He opened…