Darker. Grittier. More realistic. Those are the intentions of the producers and designers for the latest staging of “The Phantom of the Opera,” which runs through Aug. 20 at the Kennedy Center Opera House.
The next chapter of the “Star Trek” franchise will be called “Star Trek: Discovery.”
Director Liza Johnson’s cinematic take on the visit of a pop-culture king to the White House makes for great home theater viewing for lovers of bizarre historical comedies.
For more than a decade, Mark L. Walberg has been entering your home via the television as the go-to host for damn near everything. His latest gig is as the host of a brand-new PBS show called “Buried History,” which uncovers the history of towns from the (cemetery) ground up. I spoke with Mr. Walberg about his latest show, his love of History and how he occasionally gets confused for that “other guy,” movie star Mark Wahlberg.
After an outstanding outer space action thriller reboot in “Star Trek” (2009) and a mediocre, if valiant, attempt to redo the gospel standard of all Trek films in “Star Trek Into Darkness” (2013), here we now have “Star Trek Beyond,” a tepid, bland exercise that recycles some familiar Trek tropes but is, in the end, just another sophomoric action movie.
Zack Snyder’s historic debut of Batman and Superman on the big screen makes much more sense now thanks to a new home theater release offering an extended cut of the movie and plenty of extras.
Jen Selter, a famous Instagram model with a large following behind her, was reportedly excused from jury duty in New York after she convinced a judge she was too superficial to be fair and unbiased.
Comedian Leslie Jones made her return to Twitter Thursday night, after briefly giving up on the social media platform, citing cyberbullying.
Quebec’s Human Rights Tribunal has leveled a $35,000 fine against a comedian for a joke he told from 2010 through 2013.
Left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore, who rarely has anything positive to say about Republicans, predicted Wednesday that Donald Trump would win the presidency.