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Review: A prison experiment gone wrong in ‘Spiderhead’

Jun. 13, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

George Saunders’ short story “Escape from Spiderhead” is not, you might say, an obviously cinematic piece. It’s the kind of subtly unsettling work — stark, moody and dialogue heavy — that could easily be a play or a haunting experimental film. So it’s an especially bold leap to use it...

Summer Preview: Daisy Edgar-Jones takes on 'Crawdads'

May. 10, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

Good things seem to happen to Daisy Edgar-Jones while she’s busy doing something else. Her breakout role as Marianne in the popular Hulu miniseries “Normal People" came about while she was on another production. She read the book in between takes and filmed her audition on set. ...

Met Gala moment | Janelle Monáe stuns in futuristic look

May. 02, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

Janelle Monáe brought a bit of the future to the Met Gala, donning a glittering Ralph Lauren look. The Grammy-nominated singer left their hats at home for a glittering headpiece attached to a black and white figure-hugging gown. “This is gilded glamour from the...

'Golden Girls' shows little age at inaugural fan convention

Apr. 23, 2022 11:26 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — TV shows about sci-fi or comic book fare usually inspire fan conventions — not a sitcom about four women of a certain age living together in Florida. But sisters Hillary Wasicek, 37, and Melissa Gluck, 43, took this weekend's inaugural “The Golden Girls”...

Next 'Peregrine' book is a guide to beloved fantasy series

Mar. 30, 2022 11:32 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest installment in the Miss Peregrine fantasy series will be a kind of roadmap to author Ransom Riggs' imaginary world and the whereabouts of protagonist Jacob Portman. Dutton Books for Young Readers announced Wednesday that “Miss Peregrine's Museum of...