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Taylor Swift fans file lawsuit against Ticketmaster

Taylor SwiftPhoto: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) The Swifties are dressing for revenge. After Ticketmaster royally screwed up the presale for Taylor Swift‘s Eras Tour, the consequences started rolling in: An investigation by the Department of Justice. A Congressional hearing. And now a lawsuit from angry fans. It’s a three-pronged assault! Per The Hollywood Reportermore than …

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Season 5, Episode 5, “Watch ‘Em Ride Away”

Yellowstone Photo: Paramount Network An action-packed, but kinda aimless, installment of Yellowstone this week finds Beth and Summer duking it out in “Watch ‘Em Ride Away,” the fighting equivalent of that Return Of The King ending. Let’s get into it. Here’s what went down Bitter rival barely covers what Summer is to Beth. From minute …

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Ted Lasso’s Brett Goldstein got to interview The Muppets, and it’s delightful

Brett GoldsteinPhoto: Frazer Harrison (Getty Images) An early Christmas present for fans of The Muppets, Brett Goldstein, or just general, all-purpose adorability: A new interview from Entertainment Weekly this week, in which the Ted Lasso star interviews several of the Muppets about “the greatest film of all time,” 1992’s The Muppet Christmas Carol. Specifically, Goldstein—who …

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See Martin Scorsese, Bong Joon-ho, and more’s picks for the best films of all time

Left: Martin Scorsese (Photo: Jason Mendez/Getty Images), Right: Bong Joon-ho (Photo: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images) Earlier this week, the British Film Institute’s Sight & Sound magazines released its once-per-decade list of The Best Films Of All Timea 100-film ranking, curated from the opinions of hundreds of critics, of the greatest movies in movie-making history. In …

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Joy-hating boneheads at HBO cancel Los Espookys

Bernardo Velasco in Los EspookysPhoto: Diego Araya Corvalán/HBO The joy-hating boneheads done done it again, Variety (sort of) reportswith news breaking this afternoon that HBO has decided to cancel Los Espookys. Created by Julio Torres, Ana Fabrega, and Fred Armisen, this Weird, wonderful, and extremely funny semi-supernatural comedy will end its run on HBO after …

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Mike Flanagan reveals all the spoilers from season 2 of The Midnight Club

The Midnight ClubPhoto: Eike Schroter/Netflix Yesterday was, let’s say, a tumultuous day for the long-standing relationship between TV horror mastermind Mike Flanagan and his old pals at Netflix. First, news broke that Flanagan and production partner Trevor Macy were jumping ship from the home of The Haunting Of Hill House, Midnight Massand more, signing a …

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Thomas Lennon was filming the poop scene for Quibi when Quibi died

Thomas LennonScreenshots: The AV Club Ah, Quibi, we hardly knew ye. The bite-sized streaming platform that attracted such illustrious talent as Sophie Turner, Laura Dern, Queen Latifah, Idris Elba, Don Cheadle, Anna Kendrick, and more shuttered in October 2020, just six months after its launch. It was also one of the many homes of Reno …

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Sight & Sound releases its new list of the 100 best films of all time

For 70 years running, the British Film Institute’s Sight & Sound magazine has brought numerous voices in the film world togetheronce every 10 years, in a noble effort: To make every single movie nerd on the planet very angry by issuing a poll—tabulated from nearly a thousand critics and directors—supposedly listing the 100 greatest films …

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