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Thirty-five years after the animated story of Ariel, a flame-haired siren of the sea who falls for a prince, charmed audiences, a live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid” dominated the Memorial Day weekend box office. The Disney release is on track to debut to a massive $118 million over the four-day…

In the experimental montage that opens “Persona,” a bare-chested teenage boy caresses a screen upon which the faces of two women slowly morph back and forth. It’s easy to imagine Todd Haynes being tempted to start his deep-as-you-want-to-go rabbit-hole drama “May December” the same way, seeing as how this endlessly…

The BFI and British Council have unveiled the eight new British films that will be presented to international distributors and festival programmers at the Cannes film market as part of the annual Great8 showcase. Unseen footage from the films, from first and second time U.K. filmmakers, will be introduced by…

Al Jaffee, the cartoonist who gave Mad magazine its iconic back page by creating the publication’s fold-in feature, died on Monday. He was 102. According to the New York Times, Jaffee died of multiple organ failure in a Manhattan hospital. In April 1964, Jaffee’s fold-in was featured for the first…

Jamie Lee Curtis won the Oscar for best supporting actress thanks to her role in “Everywhere Everything All at Once,” and she’s referring to her brand new golden statuette using they/them pronouns. Curtis appeared on “Today” following her Oscars victory and was asked by anchor Savannah Guthrie if “she named…

NBC’s “Today” is getting back into its morning routine. Hoda Kotb and Savannah Guthrie both returned to their duties on the NBC News program after dealing with personal challenges that kept both anchors off air for several days. Kotb, who had been off the program for abouttwo weeks, told viewers…

Hoda Kotb’s days-long absence from her duties at NBC’s “Today” was explained Wednesday morning: She is dealing with a “family health matter.” Craig Melvin,. Sheinelle Jones and Al Roker, who were on set during Wednesday’s broadcast, didn’t offer additional details, but Melvin said the “Today” co-anchor had been out for…

This year, we celebrate the 8th annual National Muffin Day on Sunday, February 26, 2023. You deserve to eat the kind of muffin that gets you, a fluffy metaphor for your own self hood. Here’s a list of the zodiac signs as muffins.

The cast of Ava DuVernay’s latest film, inspired by Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson’s “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents,” is now complete with the addition of Blair Underwood, Finn Wittrock, Victoria Pedretti, Isha Blaaker, Leonardo Nam, Donna Mills and Emily Yancy. The seven actors join Oscar nominee Aunjanue Ellis,…

Lifetime’s spring slate of movies kicks off on March 4 with eight new movies premiering back-to-back through April 15. The network today announced the addition of six original films to accompany, “Black Girl Missing” starring Garcelle Beauvais (also of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills) and “Pride: A Seven Deadly…

It’s official: President Joe Biden will not take part in a pre-game interview leading up to this year’s Super Bowl. “We offered an interview with our top news anchors with no strings attached — they’re walking away from a huge audience and it’s a major missed opportunity,” said a Fox…

When Super Bowl LVII arrives on Sunday, Fox is prepared to broadcast hours and hours of the event, with all of the usual trappings — except, perhaps, one. With just three days to go before the Kansas City Chiefs square off against the Philadelphia Eagles at State Farm Stadium in…