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‘The Resident’ is tackling real-world medical issues

‘The Resident’ is tackling real-world medical issues

According to “The Resident” showrunner and executive producer Andrew Chapman, there was a time when the medical drama took some heat from those in the field. “We were really the first show to show problems in medicine and to really attack them and we took a lot of flack from doctors all across the country…

Robert De Niro leg injury won’t hamper Scorsese production

Robert De Niro leg injury won’t hamper Scorsese production

Robert De Niro injured his leg on location, but the show will go on. A rep for the legendary actor provided a statement to CNN about the incident on Friday. “While at his on-location home in Oklahoma for the filming of Martin Scorsese’s “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Robert De Niro injured his quadriceps muscle…

Singer Tank reveals he’s going deaf

Singer Tank reveals he’s going deaf

R & B singer Tank is speaking out about losing his hearing, in an effort to help others who may face similar problems. The 45-year-old crooner and actor best known for tunes like “Maybe I Deserve” and “When We” took to his verified Instagram account to post a video about what he’s been going through,…

‘Pride’ offers snapshots in the battle for LGBTQ rights across the decades

‘Pride’ offers snapshots in the battle for LGBTQ rights across the decades

“Pride” offers an off-the-beaten-track history of LGBTQ experiences and activism in the US from the 1950s to the present, with different filmmakers undertaking each decade/episode. Even diced up that way it’s a lot to cover, most effective when it comes to highlighting key individuals and moments than connecting those dots. Indeed, the format of this…

‘Spiral’ strands Chris Rock in a not-quite ‘Saw’ sequel that goes down the drain

‘Spiral’ strands Chris Rock in a not-quite ‘Saw’ sequel that goes down the drain

Following his dramatic TV turn in “Fargo,” Chris Rock expands his portfolio again with “Spiral: From the Book of Saw,” an extension on the eight-movie-old “Saw” franchise. But this attempt to stitch together the horror staple and a “Seven”-like detective thriller flatly misfires, yielding a not-sequel that finally feels like putting lipstick on a pig…

Amy Adams in ‘The Woman in the Window’ is a poor reason to stay indoors

Amy Adams in ‘The Woman in the Window’ is a poor reason to stay indoors

“The Woman in the Window” dispenses with an on-screen nod to Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rear Window” early, explained by its protagonist’s love of old movies. Yet sitting through this baffling, long-on-the-shelf thriller starring Amy Adams, the clips mostly serve as a subtle cue you’d be better off watching those films instead of this poor reason to…

‘Halston’ dresses up Ewan McGregor as the fashion icon in an era of excess

‘Halston’ dresses up Ewan McGregor as the fashion icon in an era of excess

“Halston” follows the familiar rise-and-fall structure of cinematic biographies — think “Citizen Kane,” only with more sex, better clothes and disco. Yet what really defines this style-over-substance miniseries, other than Ewan McGregor’s no-holds-barred performance, are its insights regarding the tension between art and commerce. Spanning three decades in the designer’s tempestuous life, “Halston” has to…

Broadway is bringing pop up concerts to Tavern on the Green

Broadway is bringing pop up concerts to Tavern on the Green

Broadway stars will be popping up around New York City this summer. Stars from Broadway shows have teamed up with iconic New York eatery Tavern on the Green for “Broadway at Tavern,” a special series of live concerts under the stars at the restaurant. The exclusive TodayTix Originals concert series kicks off on May 25…

Bill Maher thanks fans following Covid-19 diagnosis

Bill Maher thanks fans following Covid-19 diagnosis

Bill Maher sounds more concerned with missing his show than testing positive for Covid-19. The host of HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” tweeted his thanks to supporters Thursday. A spokesperson for HBO, which is owned by CNN’s parent company, WarnerMedia, confirmed the news to CNN. “Thanks to all wishing me get well – hard…

Nicki Minaj is obsessed with ‘The Crown’ — like, really obsessed

Nicki Minaj is obsessed with ‘The Crown’ — like, really obsessed

Nicki Minaj says she is “obsessing” over “The Crown” after binge-watching seasons of the royal drama. In an open letter to fans, shared on her website, the 38-year-old rapper praised the “entire cast, writers & director” of the hit Netflix series, revealing she had watched every episode “at least 5 times.” “My darlings, as I…