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What the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will look like

Broadway is back! Well, sort of. Organizers of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade have revealed that the Broadway ensembles of "Hamilton," "Jagged Little Pill," "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations" and "Mean Girls" will perform during this year's event as theaters...

Review: A Shakespearean SoCal tragedy, 'The Donut King' charts the rise and fall of Ted Ngoy

Ted Ngoy in the documentary

Directed by Alice Gu, the movie details how one man, Bun Tek "Ted" Ngoy, built a sugary, deep-fried dynasty, revealing both the promise and the pitfalls of the American dream.

Mystic natives Peter and Jason Filardi are showrunners for a TV series based on Stephen King short story

From left, Peter and Jason Filardi (Submitted)

They are turning “Jerusalem’s Lot” into a 10-episode series for the Epix network. Filming is taking place in Nova Scotia with star Adrien Brody, who won an Oscar for his performance in “The Pianist.”

Eva Green on playing an astronaut in ‘Proxima’

Eva Green in

Movies about astronauts and space are so often also about estranged fathers and sons

Review: ‘Mank’ is a grand contribution to Hollywood history

Gary Oldman portrays Herman Mankiewicz in

David Fincher directs Gary Oldman in the new Netflix film “Mank,” about “Citizen Kane” screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz, who famously fought for a co-writing credit on the Orson Welles film




Mistaken or wise?

I read recently that the only people who don’t make mistakes are cowards and slackers. It’s not true. I’ve made many mistakes, and one that still haunts me was made because of cowardice. I went to medical school in the...

Rick's List: Holiday Assignments Edition

I have no delusions of importance and I can't spell "grandure." As such, the other day, when I read about some celebrity who was asked to scrawl his name alongside those of other similarly prestigious folks on a letter of protest...