There’s a fresh celeb couple sighting.  Sebastian Stan and Annabelle Wallis posed together on the red carpet at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival for the May 20 premiere of his movie, The Apprentice, in which the Fresh actor plays a young Donald Trump.  In one photo from the event, Sebastian, 41, leaned in close to Annabelle, 39, while she looked over
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The everyone-against-Cara Maria Sorbello feud that’s been brewing for the last few episodes of The Challenge: All Stars finally boiled over on Wednesday’s new episode, titled, “The Queen’s Gambit.” While Kam Williams has accused Cara Maria of convincing everyone to play Cara’s game against their own best interests, this time, Kam managed to do just
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There will be moviegoers at the Memorial Day weekend box office; the industry can be thankful for that. Just not as many as the previous two years when the entire 4-day frame exceeded $200M+. With Warner Bros‘ prequel Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga and Alcon/Sony‘s The Garfield Movie hitting marquees, the volume of event product
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For over a decade, health care journalist Shefali Luthra has been reporting on reproductive rights for Kaiser Health News and The 19th. In Undue Burden: Life and Death Decisions in Post-Roe America, she details the public and private chaos that commenced when the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade in its 2022 decision, Dobbs v.
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We would watch anything featuring Zendaya, but when it’s a steamy movie about a woman who finds herself in a complicated love triangle with two suitors embroiled in a high-stakes game, it shoots to the top of our watchlist.  Challengers — starring Zendaya as Tashi Donaldson, a tennis prodigy turned coach — premiered in theaters on April 26.
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Oliver Stone has always had one eye pointed south of the U.S. border. It began with his phenomenal script for Brian De Palma’s Scarface, which transformed the famous Chicago gangster into a hardened Cuban refugee. After that, Stone directed the photojournalist saga Salvador, about the deadly civil war that gripped El Salvador in the 1980s.
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Good news for exhibition as Lionsgate is delivering two big releases this fall: The Dave Bautista action pic The Killer’s Game on Sept. 13 and the Mel Gibson directed Mark Wahlberg movie Flight Risk for Oct. 18. Again, we can’t be without film product in a marketplace that’s starving for volume. Meanwhile the Gerard Butler
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Writer-director John Krasinski returns to the box office with IF, his whimsical comedy that’s bringing imaginary friends to the big screen. The family-friendly flick earned $33.7 million its opening weekend, a good start for the latest Krasinski-directed project since A Quiet Place Part II. The star-studded cast includes Ryan Reynolds, Cailey Fleming, as well as the voices of Emily Blunt, Steve Carell and Brad Pitt.  Krasinski told
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This originally appeared in our Today in Books daily newsletter, where each day we round up the most interesting stories, news, essays, and other goings on in the world of books and reading. Sign up here if you want to get it. Inside Reese Witherspoon’s Literary Empire This profile in The New York Times by
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A child heads outdoors, walking through a verdant and hilly rural landscape, as the sun rises and a shadow appears as the “last hint of night.” Thus begins an evocative exploration of shadows, both literal and metaphorical, in There Was a Shadow, written by Bruce Handy and illustrated by Lisk Feng.  Handy examines the omnipresent,
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