An appeals court on Friday upheld the disorderly conduct convictions of actor Jussie Smollett, accused of organizing a racist and homophobic attack against himself in 2019 and lying about it to Chicago police. Smollett, who appeared on the television show “Empire,” questioned the role of a special prosecutor, jury selection, evidence and many other aspects […]
STREET. PAUL, Minn. — A library book that was more than a century overdue was finally returned in St. Paul, Minnesota. Titled “Famous Composers” and featuring artists such as Bach and Mozart, the volume appeared while someone was going through a relative’s belongings. The payment stub from the St. Paul Public Library shows it was
NEW YORK (News21USA) — Months of labor unrest in Hollywood are coming to an end, but the post-strike landscape awaiting actors and writers may be far from a happy ending. The strikes were historic in their length and cost, causing an estimated $6 billion in economic loss and leaving hundreds of thousands out of work.
Lack of affordable housing in Los Angeles’ Venice Beach neighborhood inspires activism and art – News21USA
THE ANGELS — As more and more friends and neighbors found themselves without rental units in Venice Beach, Judy Branfman began photographing the dozens of houses, bungalows and apartments that were being sold, renovated, and then re-listed for double or triple of the cost. Branfman began with only the vague idea that he should document
Video appears to show Lauren Boebert giving the middle finger to an usher after being kicked out of a performance of ‘Beetlejuice’ – News21USA
Newly released surveillance footage shows Rep. Lauren Boebert reacting angrily to an usher as she was being removed from a performance of the “Beetlejuice” musical in Denver, Colorado, for causing a “disturbance.”
It takes a huge emotional investment to really cry over a movie. That’s what makes it so special when a movie can pull it off.
Here are the best movies of 2023 so far, movies that are both artistically masterful and emotionally resonant, ranked of course: