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In Sean Wang's 'Dìdi,' a portrait of an artist as a young skater kid

Filmmaker Sean Wang poses for a portrait on Monday, July 22, 2024, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
Within the span of five days in January, Sean Wang’s life changed about as dramatically as is possible for a young filmmaker. On Jan. 19, Wang’s “Nai Nai & Wài Pó,” a documentary short …

Dan Aykroyd revisits the Blues Brothers' remarkable legacy in new Audible Original

FILE - Dan Aykroyd attends the world premiere of
The shades are on, the skinny tie is knotted and the fedora is perched just so — Dan Aykroyd is ready to look back. The actor-comedian is revving up the Bluesmobile to reminisce about the years he …

Venice Film Festival lineup includes ‘Joker 2,’ films with Pitt, Clooney, Jolie, more

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix, left, and Lady Gaga in a scene from
Five years after “Joker” won the top prize at the Venice Film Festival, filmmaker Todd Phillips is returning with the sequel. “Joker: Folie à Deux” will play in competition with 20 other …
Tarzan at the Olympics: Johnny Weissmuller won 3 gold medals at the 1924 Paris Games

Before there was Michael Phelps or Mark Spitz winning multiple Olympic gold medals in swimming for the United States — there was Tarzan. Yes Tarzan, the fictional literary and film character who …

As doctors in Puerto Rico leave in droves, a rapper tries to fill in the gaps Puerto Rico has lost nearly half of its doctors in just over a decade, according to a 2023 report, as the healthcare system is grappling with severe understaffing, power outages, and lower wages …
Harris steps into the limelight. And the coconut trees and memes have followed If you’re trying to get up to speed on Vice President Kamala Harris’ swift emergence as Democrats’ possible nominee this fall, you really need to know your memes. From “brat summer” to …
Michigan's accused sign-stealing ex-staffer Connor Stalions is subject of upcoming show on Netflix Connor Stalions is set to share his side of the story from an alleged sign-stealing scheme within Michigan’s football team before the Wolverines went on to win the national championship. Netflix …
Calls for Maya Rudolph to reprise her Kamala Harris on 'SNL' are flooding in on social media Will Maya Rudolph’s “funt,” aka Vice President Kamala Harris, be back on “Saturday Night Live?” Speculation has been running hot since Sunday, when President Joe Biden dropped his election …
In Kyiv, music fans rub shoulders with generals and famous artists, united by the inescapable war
Ukraine’s largest music festival struck a different chord this year. Gone were the international headliners, the massive performance halls and the hundreds of thousands of visitors. Instead, the …
Adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s ‘Nickel Boys’ to open New York Film Festival this fall
“Nickel Boys,” an adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, will open the 62nd New York Film Festival in September, organizers said Monday. Filmmaker RaMell Ross directed …
Hollywood reacts to Joe Biden exiting the presidential race
Hollywood was quick to react to the news that President Joe Biden was ending his bid for reelection and endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris. Democratic supporter Barbra Streisand wrote Sunday on X …
‘Twisters’ whips up $80.5 million at box office, while ‘Deadpool & Wolverine’ looms
Moviegoers ran toward the tornadoes this weekend, propelling “Twisters” to a blockbuster opening. The standalone sequel to the 1996 hit made $80.5 million in ticket sales from 4,151 theaters in …
89-year-old comedian recovering after she was randomly punched on New York street
An 89-year-old comedian is recovering after being randomly punched and knocked to the ground while waiting to cross a street in New York earlier this month. D’yan Forest said she had just stopped …

Exposing the music industry's gender bias

Skoove examines a plethora of gaps in gender equity across all levels of the music industry.  
Most popular late-night hosts of all time
Reviving the late-night wars, Stacker compiled a list of the 20 most popular late-night hosts in the genre's history using survey data from YouGov.
The one-hit wonders every rock music fan will remember
Stacker dug through the annals of rock music history and highlighted 20 one-hit wonders who only had one single that reached gold or platinum status.
101 sports documentaries worth streaming now
OLBG compiled a list of 101 of the best sports documentaries and series on various streaming platforms.

Netflix cancels cheapest plan as subscribers have to choose

Giant Freakin Robot reports that Netflix is phasing out its cheapest ad-free subscription tier for existing subscribers and asking them to choose a new plan to stay tuned into the world's largest streamer.

How much will your summer plans cost you?

Rocket Loans breaks down the cost of popular summer activities.

Netflix's 'One Piece' live-action series keeps setting records

Giant Freakin Robot reports on the success of the live-action adaptation of "One Piece" on Netflix.

The biggest summer box office hits in US history

Casino Bonus CA surveyed the history of all summer-released blockbusters and found the top 10 that made the most money domestically using The Numbers.

The 10 most expensive silver items featured on 'Antiques Roadshow'

SD Bullion compiled a ranking of the 10 most expensive silver items featured on "Antiques Roadshow" using data from PBS.

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How TikTok has changed the music industry
Collabstr used data from Billboard to explore how TikTok is transforming music trends and the music industry at large.
5 of the biggest upsets in Summer Olympics history
ATS.io compiled a list of five of the biggest upsets in Summer Olympics history using research from the IOC, Olympedia, NBC, and other news sources.
The 5 most surprising Wimbledon champions of the last 50 years
ATS.io compiled a ranking of the five most surprising Wimbledon champions of the last 50 years using data from SportsOddsHistory.com.
The best U.S. summer music festivals in 2024
Way.com presents a nationwide lineup of festivals music lovers won't want to miss this summer.
5 celebrities who you may not know are serious sports bettors
From a famous actor to a chart-topping rapper, ATS.io compiled a list of five celebrities you would've never guessed are serious sports bettors.

The 10 best winning streaks in men's tennis history

OLBG compiled a ranking of the ten most impressive winning streaks in men's tennis history according to their length.

How many of these celebrity Gen Z influencers do you know (besides Kylie Jenner)?

Collabstr forecasts the year's top young influencers.

How to get cast on 'Love Is Blind'

Backstage details what it takes to be a contestant on "Love Is Blind."

10 of the best movies about the Olympics

Casino Bonus CA identified the 10 best-made and historically rich films about the Olympics, with stories of underdogs, high stakes, and hope.

Celebrities who you may not know are serious golfers

PrimePutt compiled a list of celebrities who you may not know are serious golfers using reports from Golf Monthly, Golf.com, and more.

With Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter,' Black country music fans are front and center, at last

The 19th reports on Beyoncé's country album, the latest effort in a long fight to disrupt the erasure of history in the genre.

20 iconic rock songs written on the spot

Stacker compiled a list of 20 iconic rock songs written on the spot, consulting historical records, music charts, and magazine interviews.

The 10 most shocking underdog wins at the Oscars, based on odds
VegasSlotsOnline looked at betting odds data from Sports Odds History to determine the biggest Best Picture underdog winners in Oscars history.
10 highly anticipated shows to satisfy every type of reality TV fan
Using information from news reports, OLBG has created a list of 10 of the most highly anticipated reality TV shows premiering in 2024.
Movies and TV shows casting across the US
Backstage compiled a list of movies and TV shows casting across the US.
The 20 greatest Best Picture nominees that don't get enough credit
Casino Bonus CA looked at all films nominated for Best Picture and narrowed the list to those that didn't win and had under 50,000 votes on IMDb.
15 of the most inspiring actor comebacks of all time
Stacker used The Hollywood Reporter, Vanity Fair, and more online sources to compile a list of 15 inspiring actor comeback stories.
Rapper and singer Sean Kingston and his mother have been indicted in South Florida on federal charges of committing more than $1 million worth of fraud. Court records show that 34-year-old Kingston …
David Letterman will headline a fundraiser with President Joe Biden in 10 days at the home of Hawaii Gov. Josh Green, a person familiar with the plans told The Associated Press. That's a sign that …
Ten years ago, “Weird Al” Yankovic made history, as he is wont to do. “Mandatory Fun,” his 14th and final studio album, hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200. It was not only unprecedented for …
It started out as a film about rooftoppers. The risk-takers who pose atop the world’s tallest buildings, without safety nets or permission, had long been a fascination for filmmaker Jeff …
No matter the name—Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, 2024 Summer Olympics, or Paris 2024—the greatest sporting event of the year begins Friday, July 26th, and much of the world will be …
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