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Apple Nabs Cooper Raiff’s ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Out of Sundance

Cooper Raiff’s “Cha Cha Real Smooth” is officially dancing to Apple TV Plus. The tech giant and growing streamer has nabbed the second feature from the heat-seeking director…

Addison Rae Recalls Watching Grandfather Survive Kidney Cancer: ‘He’s Very Inspiring’

Welcome to this week’s “Just for Variety.” Addison Rae has a very personal reason for inviting fans to help her raise money for the American Cancer Society. Her…

Awards HQ Jan. 25: How to Save This Year’s Oscars Telecast; Emmy FYC Events Return; SAG Awards TV Predictions

I mean, I’m clearly posting this partly to include that photo of Juliette Lewis and Christina Ricci from “Yellowjackets” (although the entire cast is killer — LITERALLY — and bad ass). I…

Damon Albarn Addresses Taylor Swift Comments at Concert Before Dedicating ‘Song 2’ to LA Times Reporter

Within 12 hours of becoming persona non grata among Taylor Swift fans around the world, Blur and Gorillaz singer Damon Albarn used his Los Angeles concert to further…

‘The Mission’ Review: A Mormon Documentary In Which Travel Seems More Narrowing Than Broadening

Though not mandatory, a stint of missionary service is common among young Mormons, with men and (to a lesser extent) women mostly between 18 and 21 sent to…

Daryl Hall Plots New Solo Collection, Tour With Todd Rundgren

Daryl Hall will put the spotlight on his 40-plus-year solo career outside of Hall and Oates with the release of a new compilation and a solo tour with…

‘Alice’ Review: A Plantation Slave Escapes Into 1970s America in a Rousing, Empowering Fable

Krystin Ver Linden’s “Alice” is a righteous fable about a Black woman (Keke Palmer) who escapes from an isolated Georgia plantation that’s enslaved her, her husband (Gaius Charles)…

Kirsten Dunst to Star in Alex Garland’s Action Epic ‘Civil War’ at A24

After teaming for Academy Award winner “Ex Machina” and the upcoming project “Men,” A24 has announced Alex Garland’s latest movie, “Civil War.” Kirsten Dunst is set to star…

‘WarHunt’ Review: Witchcraft Threatens U.S. Soldiers Behind Enemy Lines in This War-Horror Mash-Up

During his 1980s and ’90s heyday as a frightfully prolific star of blood-and-thunder direct-to-video fare, Wings Hauser once aptly described his target audience as “the microwave-burrito guys at…

Box Office: Faith-Based Drama ‘Redeeming Love’ No Match for ‘Scream,’ ‘Spider-Man’

“Scream,” the hit sequel in the long-running slasher series, will keep terrorizing audiences over the weekend. Only one movie, Universal’s faith-based romantic drama “Redeeming Love,” is opening nationwide,…

‘I quit and go f – – k yourself’: Craziest worker resignation letters

Employees are publicly posting their workplace grievances on threads like Reddit’s “Anti-work” — and they aren’t holding back.

Netflix LatAm Originals Boss Roberto Stopello and ‘Who Killed Sara’ Creator Chascas Valenzuela Set a Course for Netflix Novelas

Netflix’s ties with Latin America and the region’s much-loved telenovela format go back to the company’s first steps in original production outside of the U.S., when the streamer…