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‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’s’ fascist themes are everywhere this fall

‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’s’ fascist themes are everywhere this fall

Back in November 2016, before the premiere of the first installment of the “Fantastic Beasts” spin-off series, J.K. Rowling told press that the story had been influenced by rising populism around the world. Her debut screenplay focused on happy-go-lucky “magizoologist” Newt Scamander scurrying around New York in pursuit or errant creatures, but on the fringes…MORE

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs breaks his silence over Kim Porter’s death

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs breaks his silence over Kim Porter’s death

Sean “Diddy” Combs has found the words to publicly grieve Kim Porter three days after her death. The 47-year-old model and actress was found dead Thursday at her home in Toluca Lake, California. Combs broke his silence over his ex’s death on Sunday with a heartfelt tribute on social media. “For the last three days…MORE

Kanye West donates $150,000 for security guard killed by officer in suburban Chicago

Kanye West donates $150,000 for security guard killed by officer in suburban Chicago

Rapper Kanye West donated $150,000 to a memorial fundraising site for a security guard shot by an officer near his hometown Chicago. West gave through the GoFundMe page made to raise money for the funeral of Jemel Roberson, 26, far exceeding the goal. Bart Jackson, a representative for GoFundMe, confirmed the contribution. “Sadly, Jemel’s life…MORE

Amanda Knox is engaged to longtime boyfriend after sci-fi-themed proposal

Amanda Knox is engaged to longtime boyfriend after sci-fi-themed proposal

Amanda Knox, whose legal drama gripped the world after she was accused of murder in Italy, is engaged to her longtime boyfriend. Knox and her now fiance, Christopher Robinson, have dated for three years and announced their engagement in a video posted on social media Friday. The proposal happened at their home in Seattle, and…MORE

Stan Lee’s family said goodbye in private service; tribute in works

Stan Lee’s family said goodbye in private service; tribute in works

Because Marvel Comics patriarch Stan Lee didn’t want a large public funeral, his family held a private ceremony, POW! Entertainment said Friday. A statement posted to the verified Twitter account of Stan Lee didn’t mention when the event was held, but said the company is “working on putting together a tribute befitting the greatest creator…MORE

‘Creed II’ packs ‘Rocky IV’-powered punch

‘Creed II’ packs ‘Rocky IV’-powered punch

“Creed II” represents the square root of “Rocky IV,” with all the tantalizing side plots that entails. Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone again provide a potent one-two combo, in a movie filled with nostalgic callbacks that make the most of the franchise’s durable formula. Nobody should have any illusions about what “Creed II” is.…MORE

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ runs up score on clever plot

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ runs up score on clever plot

It’s often said that the best animated movies play equally well with adults and children, while bad ones prove an ordeal for kid-squiring parents. If anything, “Ralph Breaks the Internet” bends in the opposite direction: The colorful action should delight tykes, but the smart, media-savvy asides make it especially appealing to grownups. Six years removed…MORE

Missing Disney film which predates Mickey Mouse resurfaces in Japan

Missing Disney film which predates Mickey Mouse resurfaces in Japan

A 1928 Disney animation, which predates the creation of Mickey Mouse, has been unearthed in Japan, according to Japanese media. The Asahi Shimbun reports that the cartoon short, entitled “Neck n’ Neck,” was part of the collection of an anime history researcher, Yasushi Watanabe, who bought it in Osaka while still a high school student…MORE

Kim Porter, mother of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ children, dies at 47

Kim Porter, mother of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ children, dies at 47

Model and actress Kim Porter, who shares three children with musician and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs, died Thursday, a representative of Combs told CNN. Porter was 47. “Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter. I ask that you give the families privacy at this time,” Combs’ publicist Cyndi Berger said in a statement.…MORE

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