‘Boo 2! A Madea Halloween’ Leads A Sluggish Weekend At The Box Office

October remains a lukewarm month at the box office, as this weekend’s returns confirm. The No. 1 movie in North America, Tyler Perry’s “Boo 2! A Madea...

With Literary Support, Xerox Asserts Its Modern Relevance

“They had a cultural footprint as a brand that was pretty big and vivid,” said Kevin O’Neill, an advertising professor at Syracuse University.But the...

‘Tyler Perry’s Boo 2’ Is No. 1 Amid a Plethora of Duds

Photo Tyler Perry as Madea, a wisecracking church lady, in “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween.” Credit Chip Bergman/Lionsgate LOS ANGELES — A sassy church lady...

Review: 1 Actor, in 8 Roles, Wrestles Nuance From Eugene O’Neill’s ‘Strange Interlude’

Unspooling over three generations of a family, it revolves around the beguiling Nina Leeds, who, as the play begins, is a young woman mourning her fir...

38 Women Accuse Director James Toback Of Sexual Misconduct

In a new Los Angeles Times report, 38 women accuse director James Toback of sexual harassment.  The allegations against Toback somewhat resemble those...

Julien Baker Bravely Confronts Her Traumas and Fears

While Ms. Baker’s songs are exquisitely somber, the singer was cheerful and voluble across a cafe table. “It feels like the frayed wire of my brain is...

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Comptroller Wants Paying Rent on Time to Count Toward Credit Score

The New York City Housing Authority, which houses about 400,000 people in 326 properties, has a pilot program that...

Home Depot cuts back on pumpkins as nature deals a blow

If you're looking for pumpkins in Florida and Texas this year, there's a chance some retailers may not be stocking...

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With Literary Support, Xerox Asserts Its Modern Relevance

“They had a cultural footprint as a brand that was pretty big and vivid,” said Kevin O’Neill, an advertising professor at Syracuse University.But the company has had to reinvent it...

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