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Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs have been returned safely, LAPD says

Lady Gaga’s two French bulldogs have been returned safely, LAPD says

The two French bulldogs violently stolen from Lady Gaga’s dog walker have been returned safely, the Los Angeles Police Department said Friday. The dogs, named Koji and Gustav, were taken after two assailants attacked and shot the dog walker in the Hollywood area of Los Angeles. The dog walker is listed in critical condition. He…MORE

In the quest to create more content, Hollywood streamers are hitting the books

In the quest to create more content, Hollywood streamers are hitting the books

Remember when reading the book before the movie was a thing? Well, it’s practically impossible to keep up now. With the combination of celebrity books clubs (Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Jenna Bush Hager and others each have one) and a seemingly endess number of streaming services looking for content, more books hitting the shelves these…MORE

What the controversy over ‘Minari’ says about being American

What the controversy over ‘Minari’ says about being American

Monica Yi stares at a rickety trailer in the middle of an empty field in rural Arkansas. “What is this place?” the stunned wife asks her husband. Jacob Yi replies without hesitation: “Our home.” It’s the opening scene of “Minari.” These words, like many lines in the movie, are spoken in Korean. Jacob and Monica…MORE

‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ lets Andra Day deliver its high notes

‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ lets Andra Day deliver its high notes

Almost 50 years after “Lady Sings the Blues,” “The United States vs. Billie Holiday” revisits the singer’s career, through the lens of the feds hounding her. The result is a disjointed, oddly structured movie, which derives its high notes from Andra Day’s showstopping performance in the title role. Despite that earlier biography and a recent…MORE

‘The Father’ showcases Anthony Hopkins as a man in the throes of dementia

‘The Father’ showcases Anthony Hopkins as a man in the throes of dementia

“The Father” will affect people in different ways, and the movie remains a somewhat claustrophobic adaptation of the stage play. Yet there have been few better attempts on screen to capture dementia — both for those trapped within it, and those grappling with how to handle them — punctuated by a staggering performance from Anthony…MORE

‘Crisis’ tries giving the opioid epidemic the ‘Traffic’ treatment

‘Crisis’ tries giving the opioid epidemic the ‘Traffic’ treatment

It’s either a bad time or (cynically) a good one to release a relatively small movie starring Armie Hammer, whose personal life has been very much in the headlines. Setting those marketing considerations aside, the film is “Crisis,” a weak attempt to chronicle the opioid epidemic “Traffic” style, through a trio of stories that wind…MORE

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 4 trailer is here

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 4 trailer is here

Elisabeth Moss’s June is on the run in the new teaser for Season 4 of “The Handmaid’s Tale.” There’s eery silence on the road as she tries to get to Canada after escaping Gilead. Ann Dowd’s Aunt Lydia knows it’s no ordinary escape, though. “She’s out there planning who knows what kind of atrocities to…MORE

New surveillance video shows the horrific attack on Lady Gaga’s dog walker

New surveillance video shows the horrific attack on Lady Gaga’s dog walker

The Los Angeles Police Department is examining horrifying surveillance video showing two individuals attacking Lady Gaga’s dog walker, opening fire on him and then fleeing the scene with the singer’s two French bulldogs. That video is part of the evidence that LAPD detectives are scrutinizing, according to LAPD Officer Mike Lopez. The footage, recorded by…MORE