‘Batgirl’ movie gets ‘shelved’ by Warner Bros: source

Holy millions down the drain, Batman! The DC Comics film “Batgirl” will be completely “shelved” by Warner Bros., a top Hollywood source told The Post. That means it won’t hit theaters or the streaming service HBO Max. Fans won’t see it. The reportedly $70 million movie (the source said the budget was actually more than … Read more

Stephen King testifies for government in books merger trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bestselling author Stephen King gingerly stepped up to the witness stand Tuesday in a federal antitrust trial. Tracing his own history, he laid out a portrait of a publishing industry that has become increasingly concentrated over the years while richly rewarding his creative endeavors. “My name is Stephen King. I’m a freelance … Read more

Season 2 mixes dark subjects with winsome humor

D’Pharaoh Woo-A-Tai as Bear and Paulina Alexis as Willie Jack in Reservation Dogs season twophoto: Shane Brown/FX to say Reservation Dogs is unlike anything on television is, perhaps, to sell it short—mostly because, both in its tenor and subject matter, the comedy deserves to be understood in its own terms. Luckily, as its second season … Read more

A Review Of John Logan’s They/Them

Jack Caron as Kane, Cooper Koch as Stu, Juan De Jesus as Robert, Darwin del Fabro as Gabriel, Austin Crute as Toby, Quei Tann as Alexandra, Theo Germaine as Jordan, Monique Kim as Veronica in They/Them.photo: Josh Stringer/ Blumhouse Queerness is so enmeshed in the cinematic roots of horror that the two are virtually inseparable, … Read more

Why jazz greats like Frank Sinatra flourished in mob empires

When jazz was born in the brothels of New Orleans in the early 20th century, its parents were musicians and mobsters. Author TJ English’s latest book, “Dangerous Rhythms: Jazz and the Underworld,” which comes out on Aug. 2, explains why jazz greats such as Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra flourished within mob empires … Read more

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and … Read more

What’s on TV, July 31-Aug 4: Industry, Reservation Dogs

Myha’la Herrold in Industry; Devery Jacobs in Reservation Dogs photo: Simon Ridgeway/HBO; Shane Brown/FX Welcome to What’s On, our weekly picks of must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, July 31 to Thursday, August 4. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekend edition of What’s On drops on Fridays.] the biggies Industry … Read more

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico. “Last night, my mother, Nichelle Nichols, succumbed to natural causes and … Read more

‘DC League of Super-Pets’ takes No. 1 with $23 million

The summer box office showed signs of slowing down this weekend as the animated “DC League of Super-Pets” opened in theaters across North America. The superhero spinoff about Superman’s dog earned $23 million from 4,314 locations, according to studio estimates Sunday. Though slightly less than expected, it was still enough to capture the first-place spot … Read more

Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek’s Uhura, Passed Away at Age 89

Image: paramount Nichelle Nichols, the original actor of Star Trek’s Nyota Uhura, has passed away on Saturday, July 30. The news broke on the actor’s Instagram account, as announced by her son, Kyle Johnson. “I regret to inform you that a great light in the firmament no longer shines for us as it has for … Read more