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Review: 'Midnight, Texas' overloads on supernatural, lacks luster

Review: 'Midnight, Texas' overloads on supernatural, lacks luster

There is a cemetery full of great supernatural shows out there. Unfortunately, Midnight, Texas isn't one of them. The new drama from NBC mixes a gaggle of creatures of the occult -- witches, vampires, psychics and even angels -- and crowds them into ...
Published: 07/20/17
Emma Watson asks the Internet to find her lost rings

Emma Watson asks the Internet to find her lost rings

Help find Emma Watson's precious. The Harry Potter star has lost three of her rings, one of which was a gift from her mother, and is asking social media to help track them down. "Reward for information leading to the return of rings lost Sunday 16th ...
Published: 07/19/17
Actor John Boyega calls out 'Game of Thrones' for lack of diversity

Actor John Boyega calls out 'Game of Thrones' for lack of diversity

There's a problem in Westeros. And it isn't Ed Sheeran. John Boyega has called out Game of Thrones for its lack of diverse characters in his latest GQ interview. "There are no black people on Game of Thrones. You don't see one black person in Lord of...
Published: 07/19/17
Review: 'Ozark' is heavy on prestige, light on fresh concepts

Review: 'Ozark' is heavy on prestige, light on fresh concepts

By the end of Ozark's first episode, Jason Bateman's Marty has witnessed multiple murders and is scrambling to placate the powerful drug lord he's been laundering money for. Netflix's new crime drama isn't the next Breaking Bad or Bloodline. But in t...
Published: 07/19/17
Two new Harry Potter books set to be published this year

Two new Harry Potter books set to be published this year

LONDON -- Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library's Harry Potter exhibition, "A History of Magic," ...
Published: 07/19/17
Report: Singer R. Kelly accused of holding Polk County woman in abusive 'cult'

Report: Singer R. Kelly accused of holding Polk County woman in abusive 'cult'

An aspiring Polk County singer is among half a dozen young women being kept, "brainwashed" and abused in a sort of "cult" maintained by music star R. Kelly, according to an investigation by Buzzfeed News that published today. The accus...
Published: 07/17/17
Five things we learned during 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 premiere

Five things we learned during 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 premiere

Game of Thrones's seventh season premiered last night with sweet new maps and two queens and a king vying for the Iron Throne of Westeros. This episode checked in on every important character to the Game of Thrones cause, including warg Bran Stark (I...
Published: 07/17/17
What to watch and listen to this week: 'Rogue One' on Netflix, Something True podcast

What to watch and listen to this week: 'Rogue One' on Netflix, Something True podcast

Plug in Something True Like its title states, the new podcast from Idle Thumbs delves into a short, fascinating and true story from the footnotes of history. Part of the podcast's perfectionism lies in its simplicity. Just two people assemble the s...
Published: 07/17/17
Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

LOS ANGELES — Martin Landau, the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show "Mission: Impossible," then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of aging ho...
Published: 07/16/17
Video: BBC reveals thirteenth Doctor Who is a woman

Video: BBC reveals thirteenth Doctor Who is a woman

Actress Jodie Whittaker will be the first woman to play the iconic Doctor Who, the BBC announced Sunday. Whittaker, probably best known for her role in the movie Attack the Block, was revealed as the 13th Doctor in a YouTube video posted to...
Published: 07/16/17