'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' swings to massive $120.5 million opening
“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” opened in U.S. and Canadian theaters with a massive $120.5 million, more than tripling the debut of the 2018 animated original and showing the kind of movie-to-movie box-office growth that would be the envy of even the mightiest of Hollywood franchises.
Homecoming on film: Award-winning Mariupol documentary screened for 1st time in Ukraine
The award-winning film “20 Days in Mariupol” made its premiere in Ukraine, attended by some Ukrainian medics and security officials who got their first look at the jarring documentary on how Russian forces bombed and blasted their way into the southeastern port city last year.
Cynthia Weil, Grammy winning lyricist who teamed husband Barry Mann, dead at 82
Cynthia Weil, a Grammy-winning lyricist of great range and endurance who enjoyed a decades-long partnership with husband Barry Mann and helped write "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," "On Broadway," "Walking in the Rain" and dozens of other hits, has died at age 82.
Former Playboy model accuses Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulted her in 1969
A former Playboy model who alleges Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her and another woman at his home in 1969 is suing the entertainer in Los Angeles under a new California law that suspends the statute of limitations on sex abuse claims.
AUDIO QUIZ: Try to spell the words from the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals
The middle school-age spellers who make it to the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee spend years studying roots and language patterns and poring over the dictionary in order to give themselves a chance to be crowned bee champion.
What to stream this week: Foo Fighters, 'The Idol,' LeBron James and 'American Gladiators' doc
This week’s new entertainment releases include an album from Foo Fighters and some lost songs by the late Kenny Rogers, a new gritty HBO series from “Euphoria” creator Sam Levinson called “The Idol” starring Lily-Rose Depp and The Weeknd.
Wes Anderson on his new '50s-set film 'Asteroid City,' AI and all those Tik Tok videos
“Asteroid City" is among Anderson’s most charmingly chock-full creations, a much-layered, ’50s-set fusion of science fiction, midcentury theater and about a hundred other influences ranging from Looney Tunes to “Bad Day at Black Rock.”.
Netflix to charge an additional $8 month for viewers living outside US subscribers’ households
Netflix has outlined how it intends to crack down on the rampant sharing of account passwords in the U.S. It's an attempt to reel in more subscribers to its video streaming service amid a slowdown in growth.
Warner CEO booed at Boston University as supporters of writers' strike picket outside
Scores of Boston University students turned their backs on the head of one of Hollywood’s biggest studios as he gave the school’s commencement address in a stadium where protesters supporting the Hollywood writers’ strike picketed outside.
Civil rights groups warn tourists about Florida in wake of 'hostile' laws
The NAACP over the weekend issued a travel advisory for Florida, joining two other civil rights groups in warning potential tourists that recent laws championed by Gov_ Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers are “openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals.”.