U.N. General Assembly to Convene Remotely, With World Watching Trump, Rouhani

President Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will square off this week at the United Nations General Assembly, as Washington threatens still more sanctions to escalate its already formidable pressure on Tehran. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

Everything You Need to Know About Nurse Ratched Before Watching the New Netflix Show

When the world first meets Nurse Ratched, the cruel asylum nurse in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, she’s characterized in terrifying terms. She’s too comfortable unlocking doors, her movements sudden and unsettling. Cold air seems … Read more…

‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

A decade ago, Tomm Moore startled the world by landing an Oscar nomination for “The Secret of Kells,” an independent animated feature that wowed those who saw it with its distinctive look (extrapolated from illuminated manuscripts) and near-phosphorescent palette (leaves … Read more…

Netflix Sees Rise In Users Watching International Shows During Coronavirus Pandemic

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has revealed that the company’s 183M subscribers have been indulging in more international content during the coronavirus lockdown. In an audio essay for the BBC, Hasting trumpeted the streamer’s investment in global shows, such as Money … Read more…

Rita Moreno talks latest projects and explains why she’s watching the anti-racism protests

Acclaimed actress Rita Moreno speaks with Anthony Mason about her award-winning show, “One Day at a Time” and Steven Spielberg’s remake of “West Side Story.” She also reflects on her own history of being typecast in Hollywood and how she … Read more…

Bryce Dallas Howard Wants White People To ‘Go Further’ Than Watching ‘The Help’

The actor told her followers to seek out films about race that aren’t “told through the perspective of a white character.” Entertainment – Latest News, Photos And Videos BEST MUSIC DEAL UPDATE: Save Up to 77% On Select Musical Instruments … Read more…

Megan Hilty’s ‘Smash’ Defined ‘Hate Watching.’ It’s the Hottest Thing on TV This Week.

YouTube This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here.  This week:  The hottest … Read more…