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Comedy Albums by Dave Chappelle, Bo Burnham and Louis CK Get Grammy Noms … But Only One Is Considered Comedy

Some of the biggest names in comedy had their latest albums nominated for Grammys as the list of contenders was rolled out Tuesday, including Louis CK, Dave Chappelle and Bo…

‘Encanto’ Review: Disney’s Lush and Lovely Animated Fairy Tale, Fueled by a Tasty Batch of Lin-Manuel Miranda Songs

“Encanto” is a lively, lovely, lushly enveloping digitally animated musical fairy tale. It’s the 60th animated feature produced by the Walt Disney company, and to borrow a phrase…

Cannes Documentary ‘Jane by Charlotte’ Sells to International Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

Charlotte Gainsbourg’s directorial debut “Jane by Charlotte,” a documentary about her model-actor mother Jane Birkin, is set to travel to major territories. Represented in international markets by The…

Blues Brothers Docuseries to Celebrate Dan Aykroyd & John Belushi’s Musical Duo

A new docuseries about The Blues Brothers is in development. Per THR, Dan Aykroyd is partnering up with the late John Belushi’s widow, Judith Belushi Pisano, as well…

What To Watch (And Read) After You’ve Binged Netflix’s ‘Squid Game’

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Diane Weyermann, Participant Executive and ‘Inconvenient Truth’ Producer, Dies at 66

Diane Weyermann, chief content officer at Participant and former director of the Sundance Institute’s Documentary Film Program died Thursday of cancer in New York. She was 66. For…

Belle Trailer Announces Mamoru Hosoda’s Anime Epic Is Coming to U.S. Theaters This January

Acclaimed filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda’s long awaited Belle is finally coming to cinemas! GKIDS, the distributor of many Academy Award-nominated animated featured, made the announcement that they will bring…

Oscars: Women Directors Who Could Be Oscar Darlings This Season

History was made last Oscar season, with two women getting nominated for best director, yet the upcoming awards race doesn’t have the depth of female voices we would…

Natalia Dyer, Rachel Keller and Danny Ramirez Starring in Queer Love Triangle Drama ‘Chestnut’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Natalia Dyer is starring alongside Rachel Keller and Danny Ramirez in “Chestnut,” a queer love triangle drama that marks the feature film debut of director Jac Cron. Shot…

Tony Awards 2021: ‘Moulin Rouge!’ ‘The Inheritance,’ ‘A Soldier’s Play’ Big Winners in Emotional Show

“Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” a stage adaptation of the poplar movie, dominated an unorthodox and highly emotional 74th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday, winning ten prizes, including the…

Tony Awards 2021: How to watch and what to expect

Curtains up, light the lights! We’ve been waiting for this show, tonight’s the night!

As CBS and Paramount Plus Expand and Split This Year’s Tony Awards, Execs and Producers Explain Why

As the Tony Awards return for the first time in more than two years, CBS and White Cherry Entertainment’s Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss faced a challenging task:…