How Christmas Saved The Muppets – The Muppet Christmas Carol at 30

It’s hard to image the holiday season without this zany reimagining of Dickens’ classic tale – but as puppeteer Steve Whitmire explains, The Muppet Christmas Carol was make or break for the beloved company. At this point, it’s hard to get through the festive period without seeing The Muppet Christmas Carol at least once. Thanks […]

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Jack and Kristina Wagner’s Son Harrison’s Official Cause of Death Revealed

By Zach Seemayer‍, ETOnline.com. Published: 13 hours ago After nearly six months, authorities have released the official cause of death for Harrison Wagner. The 27-year-old son of actors Jack and Kristina Wagner died in a parking lot in Los Angeles in early June. According to the report from the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner, obtained by ET, his death was […]

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Women look back: celebrating the advent of the modern neo-noir

This year, two films have renegotiated the terms between observers and observed in noir-tinged narratives, exploring the fight for female agency. Chloe Okuno’s Watcher is a tight thriller about a woman stalked by a man living across the street, a story that continuously challenges the relationship between subject and object. Park Chan-wook’s Decision To Leave […]

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How Markarian Became Part of Naomi Biden’s Wedding Day—and a Favorite of the First Family

For her first big fashion moment, Alexandra O’Neill was locked down, pre-vaccine, and totally alone save for her dog. When newly-minted First Lady Dr. Jill Biden appeared at President Joe Biden’s inauguration in 2021 wearing a turquoise coat and dress designed by her brand, Markarian, she—and the label—became famous overnight. Nearly two years later, when […]

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Emancipation

Will Smith brings stern dramatic heft to an enslaved man making a dash for freedom in Antoine Fuqua’s tonally mish-mashed action drama. A macabre B-movie in Oscar bait clothing, Emancipation sees genre hand Antoine Fuqua take a more-than-workable cat-and-mouse chase thriller and plant it within the context of American slavery’s dying days. Will Smith plays […]

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Lynch/Oz

Alexandre O Philippe traces the connection between David Lynch and Victor Fleming’s The Wizard of Oz. The spectre of Victor Fleming’s 1939 The Wizard of Oz, in all its technicolour glory, seems to ceaselessly haunt the collective American psyche. Distilled into a pair of sequined red pumps, this staggeringly permanent cultural touchstone has become “public […]

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Rebel Wilson And Girlfriend Ramona Agruma Celebrate First Thanksgiving With Baby Royce

By Mona Khalifeh‍ , ETOnline.com. Published: 12 hours ago Thanksgiving was extra special this year for Rebel Wilson and girlfriend Ramona Agruma! The “Pitch Perfect” star took to her Instagram Stories Thursday to share photos of the holiday — her first since welcoming daughter Royce Lillian earlier this month. In the Instagram Story snaps, a proud Wilson […]

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