HBO Max Will Stream All 2021 Warner Bros. Movies

HBO Max Will Stream All 2021 Warner Bros. Movies

It was a framed as a singular event, and theater owners, desperate to fill screens with appealing content, happily agreed to it. “Given that atypical circumstances call for atypical economic relationships between studios and theaters, and atypical windows and releasing strategies, AMC is fully onboard for Warner Brothers’ announcement today,” Adam Aron, chief executive of … Read more

J.K. Rowling’s New Non-Potter Children’s Book

J.K. Rowling’s New Non-Potter Children’s Book

THE ICKABOGBy J.K. RowlingWith illustrations by the winners of The Ickabog Illustration Competition It’s been 13 years since J. K. Rowling published her final “Harry Potter” book, ending a series that transformed a generation of children into readers and reminded a generation of parents how exciting it was to be a child. I read the … Read more

How Did Ancient Cultures Experience Reading?

How Did Ancient Cultures Experience Reading?

RISE OF THE HALFLING KINGTales of the Feathered Serpent, Vol. 1Written by David BowlesIllustrated by Charlene Bowles In his afterword to “Rise of the Halfling King,” David Bowles writes about the hieroglyphic script developed centuries ago by Maya kingdoms, noting that “the closest modern equivalent” he can think of for this “highly visual” way of … Read more

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez roasted for selling ‘Tax the Rich’ sweatshirts for $58

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez roasted for selling 'Tax the Rich' sweatshirts for $58

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is really excited about her new merch. “Preorders are open now :)” the congresswoman tweeted to her 12.7 million followers Wednesday morning, unveiling her new “Tax the Rich” sweatshirts, going for $58 a pop. “As always, made in the US with dignified, union jobs paying living wages,” she wrote. The announcement from … Read more

Sanjana Sanghi Is IMDb’s No 1 Breakout Star Of The Year And She Just “Can’t Stop Smiling”

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Sanjana Sanghi shared this photo (courtesy sanjanasanghi96) New Delhi: “Can’t smile any wider, and can’t stop smiling either!” actress Sanjana Sanghi wrote on Instagram as she made a proud announcement. The 24-year-old actress revealed that she’s been named as the top breakout star of 2020 by IMDB. “IMDb, thank you for this immense honour. Being … Read more

China accuses Danish politicians in feud over Hong Kong

Ex-Hong Kong lawmaker asks Europe to provide 'safe haven'

BEIJING (AP) – China on Friday accused Danish politicians of violating “basic norms governing international relations” in a feud over a visit by a former Hong Kong opposition lawmaker and pro-democracy activist to the Scandinavian country. Foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said the action of the lawmakers, whom she did not name, “damages Denmark’s image … Read more

New rule cracks down on emotional support animals on planes

New rule cracks down on emotional support animals on planes

(CNN) — Airlines don’t have to treat emotional support animals as service animals, a new rule says. The US Department of Transportation rule announced Wednesday states that “carriers are not required to recognize emotional support animals as service animals and may treat them as pets.” Air carriers are also permitted to limit service animals to … Read more

Amjad Ali Khan, Sons Ayaan And Amaan To Join Joe Walsh’s Charity Concert

Assam Govt Provides Subsidy For Opening Cinema Halls

Mumbai: Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his musician sons, Ayaan Ali Bangash and Amaan Ali Bangash, are set to perform at the fourth edition of Grammy award winning musician Joe Walsh’s charity concert, ‘VetsAid 2020:Home for the Holidays’. The Eagles guitarist will be hosting the concert, organised by his non-profit veterans’ organisation VetsAid, … Read more

U.K. National Theater Enters the Streaming Wars

U.K. National Theater Enters the Streaming Wars

LONDON — Cultural institutions around the world have been pivoting to online this year, and Britain’s National Theater has arguably been one of the most successful. From April to July, with its stages shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic and many of its staff furloughed, the theater put recordings of recent hits on YouTube, starting with … Read more

Faye Driscoll Awarded New York Live Arts Residency

Faye Driscoll Awarded New York Live Arts Residency

The choreographer Faye Driscoll is the next recipient of New York Live Arts’ robust biennial residency award, the organization announced on Wednesday. The award, the Randjelovic/Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist, is notable for the breadth of its support, which includes a commissioning fee, a technical residency and a fully produced production as well as two years … Read more

Quibi: Why did the video app go so wrong?

Quibi: Why did the video app go so wrong?

By James ClaytonNorth America technology reporter image copyrightQuibi/Getty Images Quibi pulled the plug on its video-streaming service this week, capping an extraordinary year for the company. At the start of 2020, it was seen by some as the future of “snackable” smartphone entertainment. Shows were shot so they could be watched full-screen in both portrait … Read more

Tracey Emin and Edvard Munch, Leaning Into Pain

Tracey Emin and Edvard Munch, Leaning Into Pain

LONDON — Edvard Munch wasn’t shy of suffering. When his fiancée accidentally shot him in the hand, in 1902, he insisted on a local rather than a general anesthetic, so that he could watch the operation to fix the damage. Now, at the Royal Academy of Arts, the Norwegian painter has found a kindred spirit … Read more