New this week: Luke Combs, Kevin Hart and Woody Harrelson

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — Multiverses are all the rage. Following its theatrical release in May, “Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness” arrives Wednesday on Disney+. In it, Benedict Cumberbatch returns to the mystic-arts Marvel … Read more

A Review Of The Black Phone

Madison Thames (centre) stars as Finney Shaw, a boy communicating with past victims of the serial killer that kidnapped him, in The Black Phone.photo: Universal Pictures Based on a short story by Joe Hill, The Black Phone hits a sweet spot regarding its subject matter, its setting, its tone, and its star that should allow … Read more

Long-lost film of 1898 Rex parade is believed to be the oldest footage shot in New Orleans | Mardi Gras

After reigning 124 years ago as Rex, king of Carnival, Charles A. Farwell rides again — in a bit of film discovered in March in a Dutch museum. This two-minute snippet, believed to be the oldest existing movie footage shot in New Orleans, will be shown Wednesday at 6 pm at the Presbytère overlooking Jackson … Read more

Long-lost film of 1898 Rex parade is believed to be the oldest footage shot in New Orleans | Mardi Gras

After reigning 124 years ago as Rex, king of Carnival, Charles A. Farwell rides again — in a bit of film discovered in March in a Dutch museum. This two-minute snippet, believed to be the oldest existing movie footage shot in New Orleans, will be shown Wednesday at 6 pm at the Presbytère overlooking Jackson … Read more

A Review Of Jim Archer’s Brian And Charles

[ (left to right) David Earl stars as Brian and Chris Hayward stars as Charles in director Jim Archer’s Brian And Charles.photo: Focus features Mockumentary filmmaking and outlandish high concepts are a match made in budget-conscious heaven, taking ideas that might be too weird or outlandish for producers to risk funding and presenting them in … Read more

Ezra Miller scandals put pressure on Warner Bros to address grooming claims

It’s time for Warner Bros. Discovery to talk about Ezra Miller, according to crisis management experts. The actor, who portrays superhero The Flash in the studio’s DC Extended Universe, including in an upcoming big-budget film, has come under scrutiny in recent months for a pattern of disturbing behavior and allegations of misconduct. Miller, 29, made … Read more

It’s Time for Pixar to Move on From Toy Story

Audiences have been asking a certain question for 27 years since the release of toy story, practically banging on Pixar’s office doors, begging for an answer: Where did Buzz Lightyear, that film’s grinning spaceman action figure, come from? Well, dear viewers, you needn’t ponder any longer. In theaters this week is Lightyear, an explosive sci-fi … Read more

RRR Is The Must See Movie Of 2022

(from left) NT Rama Rao Jr. as Komaram Bheem and Ram Charan as Alluri Sitarama Raju in SS Rajamouli’s RRR.photo: DVV Entertainment There’s an amazing film in limited release right now, and chances are you haven’t even heard of it: RRR. Full of colorful heroes, fiendish villains, staggering action sequences, dizzying dance numbers and, most … Read more

A Review Of Jerry & Marge Go Large

[ (from left) Annette Bening and Bryan Cranston in Jerry & Marge Go Large.photo: Paramount+ Premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in advance of its bow on Paramount+, Jerry & Marge Go Large is inspired by the true story of a pair of retirees who exploit, entirely legally, a mathematical loophole in the state lottery … Read more