New Star Wars Films Explained by Lucasfilm’s Kathleen Kennedy

aga, ”says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. So no more Rey?: Lucasfilmin Skywalker Sagahas been dealing with and Kennedy thinks it’s mostly because these things take more time than many people are ready to commit.that particular film isn’t meshing up with where she and others see the future of we kind of pushed off to the … Read more

A New Era, from Julian Fellowes

Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, and Laura Carmichael in Downton Abbey: A New EraImage: Ben Blackall / 2022 Focus Features LLC Rejoice, Downtonians! Downton Abbey: A New Era is a worthy entry in Julian Fellowes’ beloved franchise. You were right to be concerned, of course. The acclaimed TV drama’s first foray onto the big screen, 2019’s … Read more

What’s On TV, May 15-19: Conversations With Friends, Angelyne

Sasha Lane in Conversations With FriendsRose Leslie in The Time Traveler’s Wife AngelynePhoto: Go Bowe / Hulu; Macall B. Polay / HBO; Isabella Vosmikova / Peacock Welcome to What’s On, our weekly picks of must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, May 15 to Thursday, May 19. All times are Eastern. [Note: … Read more

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Zac Efron and Ryan Kiera Armstrong in FirestarterImage: Ken Woroner / Universal Pictures With any subsequent adaptation, the hope is that a story improves on the version that preceded it — or at least feels as though it’s offering up a unique vision, an additional layer that makes the new adaptation purposeful in its insistence … Read more

On The Count Of Three review: Jerrod Carmichael’s bleak comedy

Christopher Abbott and Jerrod Carmichael in On The Count Of Three Image: Courtesy Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. Jerrod Carmichael’s directorial debut and star vehicle On The Count Of Threewhich revolves around a suicide pact made by two best friends, bears no resemblance to The Carmichael Show or his stand-up sets, even if he casually joked about … Read more

HBO and Steven Moffat adapt a time-travel tragedy

Rose Leslie and Theo James in The Time Traveler’s WifePhoto: Macall Polay / HBO There’s a certain sense of predestination to the idea of ​​Steven Moffat showrunning a TV version of The Time Traveler’s Wife. Moffat, after all, came to his post-Coupling career resurgence via a tenure on Doctor Who—Most notably his celebrated 2006 episode … Read more

Conversations With Friends is no Normal People

Alison Oliver in Conversations With FriendsPhoto: Go Bowe / Hulu Sally Rooney’s prose, self-effacingly simple as it may appear, is most alluring because of the complexity it can contain. In the first chapter of her novel, Conversations With Friends, her narrator, a young woman named Frances, sketches out her temperament for us in quick flashes. … Read more

Hacks hits the road in its pitch-perfect second season

Jean Smart and Hannah Einbinder in HacksPhoto: Karen Ballard / HBO Max It’s hard to top the first season of Hacks, HBO Max’s acerbically funny series about two women (one Gen-Z, one boomer) navigating the male-dominated world of standup comedy. With a singular blend of caustic humor, incisive social commentary, and heartbreaking pathos — not … Read more

President Biden’s Executive Order On Bitcoin

Joseph Stafford is a partner at law firm Wilson Elser and provides counseling to clients in the Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance and Corporate / D&O Risk Management practice areas. By signing an executive order (EO) on cryptocurrencies, President Biden has signaled an openness to the technology’s potentially positive impacts. This is a significant and encouraging … Read more

President Biden’s Executive Order On Bitcoin

Joseph Stafford is a partner at law firm Wilson Elser and provides counseling to clients in the Intellectual Property, Regulatory Compliance and Corporate / D&O Risk Management practice areas. By signing an executive order (EO) on cryptocurrencies, President Biden has signaled an openness to the technology’s potentially positive impacts. This is a significant and encouraging … Read more