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‘Lady and the Tramp’ issues a familiar bark to introduce Disney+

‘Lady and the Tramp’ issues a familiar bark to introduce Disney+

Disney’s strategy of turning animated classics into live-action movies takes a streaming detour with “Lady and the Tramp,” a respectable if uninspired version of the 1955 film that grooms some of its more problematic elements. Premiering on Disney+, it’s a modest addition to the genre that passes, barely, the “Who’s a good family movie?” test.…MORE

Laurel Griggs, Broadway actress, dies at 13

Laurel Griggs, Broadway actress, dies at 13

Young Broadway star Laurel Griggs has died from complications related to an asthma attack. She was 13. More than 1,000 people attended her funeral Friday, her father Andrew Griggs told CNN, following her November 5 death in New York. Griggs made her Broadway debut at age 6 as Polly in “Cat on a Hot Tin…MORE

Robert Freeman, longtime photographer for the Beatles, dies

Robert Freeman, longtime photographer for the Beatles, dies

Photographer Robert Freeman, who captured some of the best-known images of the Beatles, has died, according to a Friday statement on The Beatles’ website. Freeman “created some of the most iconic images of the band,” the website states. They included the cover art for the albums “With the Beatles,” “A Hard Day’s Night,” “Beatles for…MORE

People’s Choice Awards 2019: Watch for Ariana Grande and Avengers

People’s Choice Awards 2019: Watch for Ariana Grande and Avengers

The E! People’s Choice Awards will be stacked with actors, comedians and musical acts that promise for an interesting night. Trophies will be given to standouts in movies, TV shows, music and pop culture, voted on by the public. The annual awards show, airing Sunday, is set to feature musical performances by Grammy-award winning Alessia…MORE

3 injured in a stampede to get into rapper Travis Scott’s music festival

3 injured in a stampede to get into rapper Travis Scott’s music festival

Three people were trampled and hospitalized Saturday as thousands rushed to get into rapper Travis Scott’s music festival in Houston. An Instagram video posted by the “Sicko Mode” rapper showed fans climbing over fences and a large crowd knocking down a barricade to get to the Astroworld festival. Three people were sent to the hospital…MORE

Man sues Madonna, saying her 10:30 p.m. concert start is too late

Man sues Madonna, saying her 10:30 p.m. concert start is too late

“There’s something that you all need to understand,” Madonna said during her Las Vegas concert, while perched atop a piano, legs swinging. “And that is, that a queen is never late.” The mega star spoke those words to fans during the show this week, posting the video to Twitter on Saturday. And despite the cheers…MORE

Count on feeling nostalgic as ‘Sesame Street’ turns 50

Count on feeling nostalgic as ‘Sesame Street’ turns 50

There’s a moment early in the “Sesame Street” special marking the program’s 50th anniversary where host Joseph Gordon-Levitt, prompted by a curious Abby and Elmo, tells his two fuzzy friends that he’s 38 years old, eliciting gaps from the duo. Elmo marches up to Abby’s ear and whispers, loud enough so the audience — and…MORE

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