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'The Bad Batch' proves 'Star Wars' animation still has a story to tell

In "Star Wars" lore, Dee Bradley Baker has always been the voice of the clones. Now he's simply the voice of the show.

Bill Maher taping canceled after TV host's positive virus test

In this Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Bill Maher arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. A taping of Maher's weekly HBO show was canc:eled after the host tested positive for COVID. Maher, who is fully vaccinated, is

A taping of Bill Maher’s weekly HBO show was canceled after the host tested positive for COVID-19

Barry Jenkins on his unflinching epic ‘Underground Railroad’

Filmmaker Barry Jenkins at the 2019 Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon. Jenkins' latest project, the 10-hour limited series “The Underground Railroad,” is available on Amazon. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

Director Barry Jenkins won an Oscar in 2017 for “Moonlight” and was nominated again the next year for “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

Everything about 'Those Who Wish Me Dead' is unbelievable, even Angelina Jolie's hair

Angelina Jolie, left, and Jon Bernthal in a scene from

Angelina Jolie has played spies, sharks, an evil queen and a hot-roddin' car mechanic; it was only a matter of time before she would don a parachute and goggles to play a danger-immune American smokejumper. In "Those Who Wish Me Dead," Jolie demonstrates her career-long fascination with...

Pandemic TV hero Lorraine Bracco on why 'The Sopranos' was a quarantine hit

Lorraine Bracco on

Lorraine Bracco's voice sounds like a hug feels. It is a voice for belting "Oh, my God!" at news that delights or amazes her, for describing people she adores as "delicious." On "My Big Italian Adventure," the HGTV show documenting her renovation of a house in Sicily that she purchased for one...




How to tie a bowline knot and other useless information

Thinking about taking up a new outdoor activity? Here’s a helpful guide to get you started.

Whistler's father

He was a civil engineer who played a major role in transforming sleepy little Stonington village into a 19th-century transportation hub.