Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’ Hits Theaters – Specialty Preview – Deadline

After a long Covid delay, The French Dispatch opens this weekend with distributor Searchlight Pictures and the industry hoping the whimsical Wes Anderson’s film brings a touch of Grand Budapest Hotel-ish coin to the specialty box office. Hoping, but not counting on it, as the box office take beyond studio tentpoles has been largely dour … Read more

Mick Jagger hits back at McCartney’s dissing of the Rolling Stones

Mick Jagger has fired back at Paul McCartney’s recent comment about The Rolling Stones being “a blues cover band.” During the Stones’ concert Thursday night at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, Jagger took a few moments between songs to deliver a comedic list of celebrities supposedly in attendance at the concert. “There’s so many celebrities here … Read more

At The Movies: Respect hits all the right notes; Lengthy The Last Duel is watchable but lacks period detail, Entertainment News & Top Stories

Respect (PG13) 145 minutes, opens on Thursday (Oct 14), 4 stars Singer and pianist Aretha Franklin already possessed a show-stopping voice as a child. As this authorised biography shows, that talent might have made her a sensation in her town or on the regional gospel circuit. However, to become The Queen Of Soul – a title … Read more

Teen horror update hits mark

Slasher revivals are having a moment. 2021 has seen a new entry in the Candyman franchise, with a new Scream title due early next year. Over on the TV side, we have a Chucky series due this year on Syfy. Joining Chucky is a new adaptation of I Know What You Did Last Summer, heading … Read more

Chris Gayle Hits Back At Former Player For Commenting On His T20 World Cup Selection

West Indies swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle backfired at former pacer Curtly Ambrose for his comment on the Jamaican batsman’s selection in the T20 World Cup. The 42-year-old Gayle is part of Kieron Pollard’s set-up for West Indies to defend their T20 World Cup title in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Gayle, who bats at No.3 … Read more

‘No Time To Die’ passes $300m at global box office; ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’ hits $185m | News

Worldwide Box Office October 1-3 2021 Rank Movies (Distributor) 3-day (World) Cume (World) 3-day (Int’l) Cume (Int’l) Territories 1. No Time To Die (Universal) $145.5m $313.2m $89.5m $257.2m 67 2. The Battle At Lake Changjin (various) $108.3m $632.2m $108.3m $632.2m 1 3. Venom: Let There Be Carnage (Sony) $56.8m $185.5m $24.8m $ 43.9m 14 4. … Read more

Gov. Hochul announces $25M in security grants • WhatsApp outage hits hard among Orthodox Jews • Nazi hunter Neal Sher dies

Good morning, New York! Today we’re thrilled to welcome Julia Gergely as the latest member of our team. Julia will be covering Jewish life and institutions throughout the city, as she explains: “My name is Julia Gergely and I am the newest reporter for the New York Jewish Week and JTA. A recent graduate of Dartmouth College, … Read more