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Christine Baranski Hails Stephen Sondheim as a Giant of Musical Theater: ‘We All Feel Like Orphans’

For Christine Baranski and a generation of musical theater stars, Stephen Sondheim, the legendary Broadway composer who died on Friday at 91, was nothing less than a father…

How Pixar’s ‘Luca’ Was Inspired By Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Playful’ Style

“Luca” fulfills Pixar’s mandate of expanding its boundaries. The animated film, directed by Enrico Casarosa, is set in Italy, but the storytelling is influenced by Japanese films, especially…

Dave Chappelle Visits His Old High School, Encounters Mixed Responses

Dave Chappelle reportedly visited his old high school to speak to pupils days before Thanksgiving, encountering a mixed response from the student body. On Tuesday, Chappelle stopped by…

Sergei Loznitsa’s ‘Mr. Landsbergis’ Wins Best Film at IDFA Documentary Festival

Sergei Loznitsa’s extensive documentary “Mr. Landsbergis,” clocking in at 246 minutes and depicting Lithuania’s “singing revolution” when the country finally broke away from the Soviet Union, has won…

Box Office: Disney’s ‘Encanto’ Debuts to $1.5 Million, ‘House of Gucci’ Nets $1.3 Million in Tuesday Previews

Disney’s “Encanto” netted $1.5 million in Tuesday evening previews and MGM’s star-studded crime drama “House of Gucci” brought in $1.3 million ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. “Encanto” is…

‘Clyde’s’ Review: Uzo Aduba Stars in Lynn Nottage’s New Broadway Comedy

A sandwich has always been a kind of vehicle, ingredients riding between sliced bread. Lynn Nottage improbably turns the lunchtime staple into the storytelling engine of “Clyde’s,” her…

TikTok star who chronicled cancer battle dead at 37, leaves behind 4 kids

Unlikely social media sensation Stacey Pentland earned 5 million likes and created a sense of community with fellow cancer fighters.

Don Johnson back 20 years later in ‘Nash Bridges’ reunion movie

Don Johnson is none the worse for wear in the first “Nash Bridges” reunion movie, premiering Saturday (Nov. 27) at 9 p.m. on USA. Sure, he’s 71 years old now and sporting a clueless goatee (is that supposed to make him look younger?), but he’s comfortable in his skin as Nash Bridges, the hard-charging, rule-bending…

Alec Baldwin once threatened to assault ‘30 Rock’ director, new book claims

Adam Bernstein was one of the directors working on the first season of NBC’s Tina Fey-created critical darling “30 Rock.” While filming a scene during the show’s first season, he held up his thumbs to frame a shot. For reasons unknown, this angered Alec Baldwin, who starred in the show as the hilarious Jack Donaghy,…

New Edition vs. New Kids On The Block at AMAs: ‘Battle of Boston’ boy bands

 “The Battle of Boston” saw the two Massachusetts-based boy bands go back and forth, belting out their most iconic tracks as a star-studded audience watched on.

Joey Morgan, ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’ star, dead at 28

“Rest in peace Joey. a deeply kind, talented, special person. we love you,” wrote his “Flower” co-star Zoey Deutch on Instagram alongside a photo of her and Morgan.

‘Chasing Ghislaine’ doc reveals Maxwell’s daddy issues with Jeffrey Epstein

“My father taught me you do whatever it takes to keep your man,” disgraced socialite Ghislaine Maxwell supposedly told a friend according to a new doc.