Stars step out for Mel Brooks sequel series

The title of History of the world, part I– The sparse but memorable collection of historical comedy sketches by Mel Brooks, originally published in 1981 – was always meant to be a joke. (It’s a riff on Sir Walter Raleigh’s famous The history of the world, volume 1not the promise of a budding sequel.) And … Read more

Cate Blanchett Weighs in on Intense Criticism of Famous Bandleader ‘Tár’

Cate Blanchett has defended her film ‘Tár’ following intense criticism from famed bandleader Marin Alsop. Speaking to BBC Radio 4 on Thursday, the actress said she respects Alsop, a “pioneer of a musician”, but noted that her own view of the film diverges from the conductor’s opinion – who was extremely negative. Alsop told The … Read more