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Review: Melissa McCarthy in 'Superintelligence'

It's a demonstrably difficult task to find a comic screen partner worthy of standing opposite Melissa McCarthy, so you have to appreciate “Superintelligence" for throwing in the towel.

Penguin to buy Simon & Schuster, create publishing giant

BERLIN — German media giant Bertelsmann said Wednesday that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster in a megadeal that would reshape the U.S. publishing industry.

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1. “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama (Crown) 2. “Rhythm of War” by Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 3. “Daylight” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 4. ”Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Deep End” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 5.

Review: 'Ma Rainey' is Boseman's final, perhaps finest gift

Chadwick Boseman surges onto the screen as fast-talking trumpeter Levee in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” like a man on an electrified tightrope -- balancing precariously between hope and cynicism, humour and sadness, joy and pain, and love and hate.
The pandemic is changing Hollywood, maybe forever

The pandemic is changing Hollywood, maybe forever

NEW YORK — “No New ‘Movies’ Till Influenza Ends” blared a New York Times headline on Oct. 10, 1918, while the deadly second wave of the Spanish Flu was unfolding.
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to march on despite pandemic

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to march on despite pandemic

NEW YORK — Jawan M. Jackson recently got to do something he's been yearning to do for months — sing and dance again with his Broadway cast.
Duchess of Sussex reveals she had miscarriage in the summer

Duchess of Sussex reveals she had miscarriage in the summer

LONDON — The Duchess of Sussex has revealed that she had a miscarriage in July, giving a personal account of the traumatic experience in hope of helping others.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Audible bestsellers for the week ending November 22nd: Nonfiction 1. A Promised Land by Barack Obama, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3.
Kaley Cuoco judged a book by its cover for her new TV series

Kaley Cuoco judged a book by its cover for her new TV series

NEW YORK — Kaley Cuoco knew she wanted to turn Chris Bohjalian’s bestselling novel “The Flight Attendant’ into a TV series when the book caught her eye online. “The cover of the book is a blonde woman.
The Weeknd criticizes Grammys over nominations snub

The Weeknd criticizes Grammys over nominations snub

LOS ANGELES — The Weeknd angrily slammed the Grammy Awards, calling them “corrupt” after the pop star walked away with zero nominations despite having multiple hits this year.
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