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Jason Reitman attempts to clarify controversial ‘Ghostbusters’ comments

Jason Reitman attempts to clarify controversial ‘Ghostbusters’ comments

Jason Reitman is walking back comments he made that seemingly criticized the all-female 2016 “Ghostbusters” remake. Reitman, who is set to helm his own sequel to the original two films directed by his father, Ivan Reitman, in 1984 and 1989, caught some backlash for remarks he made during an episode of “Bill Burr’s Monday Morning…MORE

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Oscars past might offer hope to host-free awards

Can the 91st Academy Awards be saved? Yes — at least, grading on the curve that is the Oscar telecast, the mess that the Academy has made of things leading up to this year’s show, and the low bar set by the last host-less Academy Awards in 1989. That Allan Carr-produced Oscars infamously began with…MORE

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow files countersuit in skiing case

Gwyneth Paltrow is fighting back against a man who is accusing her of crashing into him and causing him serious injuries while skiing on a Utah mountain in 2016. Paltrow filed a countersuit on Wednesday against Terry Sanderson and in the documents obtained by CNN, the actress and GOOP founder claims that he skied into…MORE

Actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report

Actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge of disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false report claiming two men attacked him last month, a Chicago Police Department spokesman tweeted Wednesday night. Anthony Guglielmi said charges were approved by the Cook County State’s Attorney Office and “Detectives will make contact with his legal team to…MORE

Ariana Grande ties Beatles and makes chart history

Ariana Grande ties Beatles and makes chart history

One, two, three — Ariana Grande is in the best possible place to be. The singer’s “Thank U, Next” album has her sitting pretty atop the Billboard charts. She’s the first artist to occupy the No. 1, No. 2 and No. 3 positions simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart since The Beatles did…MORE

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ flies to finish in ‘The Hidden World’

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ flies to finish in ‘The Hidden World’

Ambitiously crafted as the end to a cinematic trilogy, “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” takes a long time to get to its best bits, meandering at times along the way. At the end it’s a satisfying resolution, without reaching the same heights that the original achieved. There’s certainly a more adult quality…MORE

‘Leaving Neverland’ presents chilling parallel accounts of Michael Jackson’s alleged abuse

‘Leaving Neverland’ presents chilling parallel accounts of Michael Jackson’s alleged abuse

“Leaving Neverland” is about dreams turned to nightmares, featuring twin accounts of Michael Jackson’s alleged sexual predation that derive power and credibility from their strikingly similar parallels. It’s an unsettling tale of money, fame and seduction, insidiously marshalled not just at young boys but their equally star-struck parents. The late pop star’s staunchest defenders have…MORE

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