How Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Killing of Tasha Yar Became an Awkward Mistake

Denise Crosby’s Lt. Tasha Yar, Star Trek: The Next Generation’s inaugural chief of security, managed—due to some alternate timeline trickery—to take that legendary meta-minded dig at her own death from two years earlier in the Season 1 episode, “Skin of Evil.” With that episode having originally aired on April 25, 1988, the anniversary is a […]

Keith Le Goy Named Sony Pictures Chairman of Distribution and Networks

Longtime Sony Pictures Entertainment executive Keith Le Goy has been named the studio’s chairman of worldwide distribution and networks. Le Goy joins SPE motion picture group’s Tom Rothman and global TV studios and corporate development’s Ravi Ahuja as one of three chairman-level leaders running the studio’s business under Sony Pictures Entertainment chairman and CEO Tony […]

‘The Life and Times of Omar Sharif’ to Examine How Politics Shaped the Legendary Actor’s Enigmatic Persona (EXCLUSIVE)

Captivated by the seemingly many personas of late actor Omar Sharif, Egyptian filmmaker Mark Lotfy and Swedish director Axel Petersén delved into the legendary star’s eventful career, tracing how the politics of 1950s Egypt formed the international star’s complex character. Their new documentary, “The Life and Times of Omar Sharif,” shows in particular how the […]

Disney+ Completes Marvel Streaming Infinity Gauntlet With Sony Spider-Man Deal

Disney announced Wednesday that it has cut a content licensing agreement with Sony Pictures, the steward of the cinematic version of Spider-Man (Tom Holland’s Peter Parker, Shameik Moore’s Miles Morales, and all other Spider-Men going back to Tobey Maguire), to host the “Post Pay 1 Window” of all of Sony’s theatrical releases from 2022 to […]

The Disciple is a smart, wry drama about the pitfalls of following your dreams

Too many movies feel like they were written by guidance counselors. “Believe in yourself, and you can do anything,” they insist, cheerleading for aspiring artists, athletes, and astronauts. But what if what you want to do with your life is notoriously difficult? And what if you’re just not that great at it? The Disciple, a […]

‘Life of Ivanna’ Review: A Stark, Striking Portrait of a Tough Tundra Nomad

The film you expect from Renato Borrayo Serrano’s documentary study of a Nenets woman raising five young children in the Arctic tundra is, in a subtly momentous way, not the one Serrano delivers with the unflinching “Life of Ivanna.” When it has become almost an article of faith that the purpose of such ethnographic portraits […]

Danny Pudi Is Happy You Enjoyed “Larry, I’m on DuckTales”

The holiday season is approaching and it’s a particularly dour one. The world is still in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic and large gatherings are discouraged, scuttling many people’s chances to see their family in person for the first time in months. We all needed a win. The Internet, as it so often seems […]

Maya Rudolph rates the SNL women in the event of black widow bite

It’s good to have friends. It’s even better to have some of the funniest people on the planet for friends, especially, according to Maya Rudolph, when one of the deadliest creatures on the planet decides to take a big, whomping bite out of you. That’s the lesson the Saturday Night Live legend and current robot […]