Prince estate releases unheard acoustic track

The Prince estate decided to bless fans with unreleased music in honor of the 40th anniversary of the singer’s self-titled second album. The acoustic demo of “I Feel For You” was released Thursday on all streaming platforms and as a limited 7-inch vinyl with the acoustic version of the song on the A-side and the…MORE

‘Jojo Rabbit’ uses Hitler to awkwardly convey anti-hate message

Described as “an anti-hate satire,” “Jojo Rabbit” seeks to strike a delicate balance in using a Hitler-obsessed boy — during Nazi Germany’s final throes — to convey that message. The result is an awkward, uneven film, with writer-director Taika Waititi conjuring some touching moments, but unable to pull off the magic act this “Rabbit” trick…MORE

Paul Rudd will not divulge secrets

Paul Rudd may be the most trustworthy man in Hollywood. The actor, who appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Thursday, would not reveal the secret to his seemingly endless youth and refused to dish about his upcoming “Ghostbusters” movie. “I just finished about two weeks ago,” Rudd told Kimmel, adding that the director is Jason Reitman,…MORE

‘Zombieland’ rises again with long-delayed sequel

Never mind the rules of Zombieland. The rules governing Hollywood dictate that anything successful gets a sequel, even if you have to wait a decade to tap into it. Those have been fruitful years for the stars of “Zombieland: Double Tap,” providing key assets to a movie that offers gore, comedy and just plain silliness,…MORE

‘Maleficent’ flies higher in sequel ‘Mistress of Evil’

“Maleficent” wasn’t especially good, but it scared up enough money to conjure a sequel. Happily, this five-years-later follow-up, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” flies a bit higher, building on the central relationship while adding Michelle Pfeiffer’s regal presence as a killer queen. The first “Maleficent” actually felt somewhat out of step with Disney’s live-action movie strategy,…MORE

Trump declares ‘Game Over’ on Mueller investigation with ‘Game of Thrones’ image

President Trump took a “Game of Thrones”-themed victory lap after Attorney General William Barr’s press conference on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation. Trump posted an image on Twitter inspired by the hit HBO series after Barr reiterated his determination that the investigation found no collusion from the Trump campaign with Russia’s election interference efforts in 2016,…MORE

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