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‘Angel shots’ outed as secret ‘code’ for bartenders to ‘save lives’ in viral videos

Who knew a bartender could be a guardian angel? The hashtag #angelshot has garnered 142 million views on TikTok, with now-viral clips educating users on how to keep people safe.

Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ Scores $6.4 Million in Thursday Previews

Jordan Peele’s “Nope” grossed a solid $6.4 million in Thursday previews as it looks to be the rare blockbuster with a brain to succeed at the summer box…

Sri Lankan Cinema in Crisis: ‘It’s Beyond Anyone’s Comprehension How Much of the Industry Will Survive’

The old president has fled, the new one is just as unpopular, and a state of emergency is in place as Sri Lanka weathers the worst economic crisis…

Finally, There’s an App to Ease the Pain of Finding Where Shows and Movies Are Streaming

It’s a common problem. A friend or colleague recommends a TV show to binge or a movie to stream but can’t remember if it’s on Netflix or Amazon…

Kid Laroi and Monsta X to Headline Nickelodeon’s First NickFest Music Festival at Rose Bowl

Nickelodeon is extending its brand to produce the channel’s first full-on music festival, to take place over two days at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena Oct. 22-23, with…

How San Diego Comic-Con Assembled Its Make-Or-Break Return to a Live (and Masked) Convention

After two virtual ComicCon@Home conventions and one mini “special edition” event last Thanksgiving, San Diego Comic-Con is finally returning for its first full-on, in-person con in three years.…

‘Paradise Square’: How an Ambitious Broadway Musical Got Overshadowed by Lawsuits, Unpaid Bills and Alleged Bullying

“Let It Burn,” the galvanic highpoint of the Broadway musical “Paradise Square,” pours out of star Joaquina Kalukango in a torrent of pain and frustration over the hurt…

Midyear Music Report: U.S. Streams Rise a Solid 10.6%, Per Luminate; Latin and Country Heat Up, While Vinyl Growth Cools

Continued growth in streaming is delivering another upbeat year for the music business, both in the U.S. and globally, according to Luminate’s 2022 Midyear Report. The study also…

‘Paradise Square’ Closes on Broadway, Leaving a Trail of Lawsuits

After a disappointing run, the musical “Paradise Square” will close on Broadway this weekend, leaving a trail of lawsuits in its wake. The show, about racial conflict in…

‘The Boys’ Star Laurie Holden Explains That Seth Rogen ‘OnlyFans’ Cameo and ‘Chimps Don’t Cry’ Music Video

Amazon Prime Video’s “The Boys” has made a name for itself as a very R-rated, adult spin on the superhero genre, and nothing better encapsulated that than Episode…

What is prosopagnosia? All about Brad Pitt’s face blindness condition

“Nobody believes me!” the 58-year-old movie star told GQ about the condition, which is the inability to recognize people’s faces.

‘The Woman King’ Trailer: Viola Davis Transforms for Brutal Historical Warrior Epic

Viola Davis is no stranger to transformations. In the past couple years alone, she’s played DC’s Amanda Waller, Ma Rainey and even Michelle Obama. But in the warrior…