How Sundance hit blends college comedy with real-life fears of being Black in America

RJ Cyler, Sebastian Chacon, Donald Elise Watkins in Emergency. (Photo: Amazon Studios / Courtesy Everett Collection) As heightened as it may seem, the incident that leads three college students of color into a tangled moral dilemma in Amazon’s acclaimed new dark comedy thriller Emergency is more realistic than you would think. Determined to spend one … Read more

‘This is how it’s done!’

For years, Walt Disney Co. has courted LGBTQ+ visitors to its theme parks, selling rainbow-colored souvenirs and hosting groups that organize annual “Gay Days” celebrations. But Disney this week started marketing and promoting merchandise under the name Pride Collection for the first time, a big branding move for a company that has become a conservative … Read more

What Are Woody Allen, Johnny Depp and Gerard Depardieu Doing in Cannes? Inside a Problematic Pizzeria Mural

Woody Allen, Gerard Depardieu and Johnny Depp all walk into a restaurant. That’s not the beginning of a bad joke — the three controversial men are looming over a favorite eatery in the South of France, and have been for years. More from Variety La Pizza Cresci, a famous spot frequented for decades by Hollywood … Read more

Amber Heard’s sister testifies Johnny Depp asked her to sign NDA after striking her in the back and repeatedly ‘whacking’ Heard in the face

Whitney Henriquez gestures while describing an alleged act of violence toward her sister, Actor Amber Heard, by ex-husband Johnny Depp as she testifies on the stand during Actor Johnny Depp’s defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard at the Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax , Virginia, US, May 18, 2022.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Pool Amber Heard’s sister Whitney … Read more

Amber Heard supporters say they are being flooded with misogynistic comments for speaking out on social media

Amber Heard testifies in court on May 5, 2022.Jim Lo Scalzo, Associated Press. Women who support Amber Heard in her trial against Johnny Depp say they have received online hate. After tweeting “#IStandWithAmberHeard,” the women say they’ve gotten threatening messages. They told Insiders they choose to defend Heard because they want to support women more … Read more

Taylor Swift gives inspiring NYU commencement speech: ‘Mistakes led to the best things in my life’

Taylor Swift speaks after receiving her Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts during the New York University (NYU) graduation ceremony on May 18, 2022. (Photo: Reuters) introducing dr Taylor Alison Swift! Swift became a trending topic on Wednesday as the 32-year-old singer received an honorary doctorate (Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa) from New York University … Read more