The True Story Behind ‘Priscilla’

Elvis Presley may be the King, but in Sofia Coppola’s latest film, Priscilla, it’s Priscilla Presley who gets the royal treatment. The biopic, inspired by Priscilla’s 1985 memoir, Elvis and Me, shows what it was like to be married to one of the most significant cultural figures of the 20th century. “We know so much about Elvis,” Coppola say…

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What to Know About the Books Behind Apple TV+’s ‘Silo’

“If you boil the pact down to one rule, it’s do not say you want to go outside, or you will go outside.”

According to Holston (David Oyelowo), the sheriff of the Silo in Apple TV+’s aptly-named new sci-fi series Silo, that’s the secret to staying alive in the mysterious subterranean city where he and his fellow community members exist: never…

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Why Are There Five People In Band in Daisy Jones and the Six

Warning: Spoilers ahead for Daisy Jones and the Six

In Taylor Jenkins Reid‘s novel, Daisy Jones and the Six, the reasoning behind the musical group’s name, The Six, is fairly self-explanatory: there are six members in the band. This logic, however, does not apply to the television adaption of the same name, which drops on Amazon Prime on March 3…

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Zone of Interest Is a Chilling Holocaust Tale

There are movies that confirm your place in the world, pictures that let you know you’re on the right track, capable of resolving any puzzle put before you. And then there are those that make you feel like the tiniest speck in the cosmos, a sentient but tentative being whose learning has just begun. Jonathan Glazer’s breath-stopping picture The Zone of Interest—playing in competi…

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What Films Leave Out of WWII History

The eagerly awaited miniseries Masters of the Air, debuting on Apple TV+ on Jan. 26, caps off a long-term collaboration between Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg to dramatize real-life World War II history for American audiences. The multi-part drama focuses on the extraordinary missions the U.S. Army Air Forces’ “Bloody Hundredth” Bomb Group flew over Nazi Germany and serves as a c…

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Why Marilyn Monroe’s Fashion Legacy Is Still So Influential

From her platinum hair to her iconic pleated white halter dress, there may be no other figure in pop culture history whose sense of style is so synonymous with her person as Marilyn Monroe. The blonde bombshell was known for her sultry but soft signature style, which toed the line between sex symbol and demure femininity with figure-hugging silhouettes, dramatic red carpet dresses, and minimali…

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‘A Brilliantly Funny Man’- Tributes to Richard Lewis and His Comedic Legacy

The death on Tuesday in Los Angeles of actor and stand-up comedian Richard Lewis at age 76 sent a shockwave of grief through the entertainment industry.

Lewis—who succumbed to a heart attack, his publicist said Wednesday, and who revealed a Parkinson’s disease diagnosis last year—was famous for his distinct, self-deprecating brand of dark humor and had a career that spanned decades.…

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What’s New on Netflix in November 2023

As dreary November rolls in, Netflix has a smorgasbord of offerings for the cornucopia. On Nov. 22, High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America returns with its second season to explore how African American food has shaped the nation. On Nov. 16, Part 1 of the sixth and final season of The Crown will offer up enough drama to mirror dysfunctional family ga…

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Why Rewrites to Roald Dahl’s Books Are Stirring Controversy

A British publisher has come under fire for rewriting new editions of Roald Dahl’s children’s books to remove language that today’s readers deem offensive when it comes to race, gender, weight, and mental health.

Puffin Books, a children’s imprint of Penguin Books, worked with the Roald Dahl Story Company (RDSC), which is now exclusively owned by Netflix, to review…

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Why Verified Fan Is Ruining the Concert Experience

Taylor Swift is going on tour for the first time since 2018. In that time, the global superstar has released four albums: Lover, Folklore, Evermore, and Midnights, along with two re-releases of her past projects: Fearless (Taylor’s Version) and Red (Taylor’s Version), each featuring new songs “from the vault.&rdquo…

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