Movies

As Bollywood Evolves, Women Find Deeper Roles

“Women are born to make sacrifices for men.” This dialogue comes from the 1995 Bollywood film “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge,” where the main character, Simran, has fallen in love but her family has already arranged for her to marry someone else. Her mother asks her to sacrifice that love in deference to her father’s wishes. […]

Celebrities

Nikki Haley Has Something To Say About Donald Trump

Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has defended her position on Donald Trump in the Wall Street Journal, writing that the “liberal media” is trying to “stoke a nonstop Republican civil war.” Formerly an ally and “friend” to Trump, Haley turned on him in a Politico interview in February 2021, describing […]

Movies

William Shatner Comedy 'Senior Moment' Nabbed by Screen Media

Giorgio Serafini directs the film that will hit theaters and on demand in March Screen Media Screen Media has acquired the worldwide rights to “Senior Moment,” a comedy starring William Shatner, Jean Smart and Christopher Lloyd, and the distributor will release the film in theaters and on-demand in March. Giorgio Serafini directed the film that […]

Books

An Artist Whose Comics Tell Us What It’s Like to Be Depressed

I came late to Allie Brosh’s “Hyperbole and a Half” — later than the outspoken fan Bill Gates and numerous enthusiastic writers for Psychology Today — but when I fell, I fell hard. (I even bought the calendar.) A selection of Brosh’s autobiographical word-and-image stories from her blog of the same name (which she began […]

TV

The CW's Critics Choice Super Awards Earn Not-So-Super 0.0 Rating

What Exactly Does a Hollywood COVID Compliance Officer Do? Gari Askew/The CW The CW’s Critics Choice Super Awards Earn Not-So-Super 0.0 Rating Sunday was all about the NFL Playoffs So The CW’s telecast of The Critics Choice Super Awards was not exactly super, settling for a 0.0 rating and just 261,000 total viewers. Sunday night […]

Books

Simon & Schuster Cancels Plans for Senator Hawley’s Book

Simon & Schuster said on Thursday that it would cancel the publication of an upcoming book by Senator Josh Hawley, one of several members of Congress who tried to overturn the results of the presidential election. Mr. Hawley, a Missouri Republican and Trump ally, has been criticized for challenging the results and accused of helping […]

Celebrities

The Truth About Bridgerton’s Stunning Costumes

If you haven’t binge-watched Bridgerton, the new period drama from Shonda Rhimes currently streaming on Netflix, what are you waiting for? The show has everything you could want from a Rhimes show. There’s scandal, romance, and some absolutely stunning costumes. Creating costumes for a story set in 1813 England is no easy feat. The show […]