Disney World’s central Florida location serves as a symbol for the characters in Showtime’s new dark comedy “On Becoming a God in Central Florida.” The park is proof of how man’s ingenuity can turn a swamp into a gold mine and is embodied in the show’s working-class Americans looking...
As an exploration of post-traumatic stress disorder in US war veterans, the psychological thriller “Jacob’s Ladder” was ripe for an update. As a piece of enjoyable ’90s shock schlock, it maybe should have just stayed where it was. The 1990 original, from director Adrian Lyne, starred a pre-“Shawshank”...
During some early scenes, you’d be forgiven for thinking that “Brittany Runs a Marathon” is yet another night-of-drunken-antics comedy — with Fireball shots, misguided sex and ample one-liners. But the terrific movie sobers up fast. Brittany Forgler (Jillian Bell) is a combination of Tiffany Haddish in “Girls Trip” and Zach...
Country musician Drake White, who collapsed last week while performing on stage in Roanoke, VA, has revealed he was diagnosed with with a debilitating brain disease. About 15 minutes into his set last Friday, the “Livin’ the Dream” singer began stumbling, and was caught by a bandmate before sinking...
This is probably not what Phish had in mind when they wrote their 1994 single, “Down with Disease.” Self-proclaimed “Phans” of the legendary jam band are singing the blues after being informed that a three-day camping event tied to a weekend of Phish shows in Denver is being canceled...
Taron Egerton, who starred as Elton John in the musical biopic “Rocketman,” will read the audiobook of the singer’s memoir “Me,” out October 15. John himself will also appear on the 13-hour, unabridged audiobook of his upcoming autobiography. “Elton John is a fascinating man, at times incredibly intimidating and...
Nineteen years after playing Carrie Bradshaw’s “asshole” ex-boyfriend Jim on “Sex and the City,” Dominic Fumusa has reunited with Sarah Jessica Parker as her “asshole” love interest on the final season of HBO’s “Divorce.” “I was very excited to be able to do it and I love Sarah,” Fumusa,...
A member of one of America’s most sanctimonious and highly-rated families, Jana Duggar, is being slammed for “slut-shaming” two unsuspecting women who happened to appear on “Counting On” star’s Instagram. The photo in question features the 29-year-old member of TLC’s sprawling clan of devout Baptists at the Tonitown Grape...
Sean Spicer is ballroom-bound. The former White House press secretary joins ex-NBA player Lamar Odom, “Bachelorette” Hannah Brown, “Queer Eye” star Karamo Brown and actor James Van Der Beek as part of the Season 28 cast of “Dancing with the Stars,” which was announced Wednesday on “Good Morning America.” As Page...
British actors on TV are usually relegated to the comfy period piece (“Downton Abbey”) or prestige costume drama with top names (“The Crown”).Not anymore. They’ve been stealing roles and awards from their American peers for years now on television, racking up no less than 15 acting Emmy nominations this...