Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell on Taylor Hawkins, touring without Dave Navarro

Perry Farrell is heading back on the road with Jane’s Addiction for the first time in years – but this time, without Dave Navarro. The band’s longtime guitarist won’t be joining the rock group for their 32-date “Spirits on Fire” tour with Smashing Pumpkins due to his ongoing battle with “long Covid.” Navarro has been … Read more

Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell on Taylor Hawkins, touring without Dave Navarro

Perry Farrell is heading back on the road with Jane’s Addiction for the first time in years – but this time, without Dave Navarro. The band’s longtime guitarist won’t be joining the rock group for their 32-date “Spirits on Fire” tour with Smashing Pumpkins due to his ongoing battle with “long Covid.” Navarro has been … Read more

Walter Hill’s Western Fires Blanks

(From left) Warren Burke, Rachel Brosnahan, and Christoph Waltz in Walter Hill’s Dead For A DollarPhoto: Quiver Distribution Director Walter Hill is 80 years old, so unless he cranks out something real good real fast, his most widely remembered directing effort will be the 1982 Eddie Murphy-Nick Nolte action comedy 48 Hrs. That would be … Read more

Review Hocus Pocus 2 Is A Modern Halloween Classic

Image: Disney+ Just in time for spooky season, Hocus Pocus 2 sweeps in to mark the start of the Halloween season with a spellbinding sequel. The Sanderson sisters don’t miss a step with the legendary Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy reprising their roles as if not a day has gone by since … Read more

Billy Eichner made a great rom-com. Now its audience’s turn.

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Toronto International Film Festival world premiere of “Bros,” Billy Eichner exhorted the crowd to keep cheering. “Keep it going!” implored Eichner. “I want a longer ovation than ‘The Whale! ‘” In the whistle-stop lead-up to the release of “Bros,” Eichner has worked tirelessly to whip audiences into a frenzy … Read more

Sosie Bacon Anchors A Terrifying Film

Caitlin Stasey in Parker Finn’s Smile. Photo: Paramount Make sure the liquor cabinet at home is well stocked, because you might just want a stiff drink after seeing Smile. The feature debut of writer-director Parker Finn, expanded from his SXSW award-nominated short Laura Hasn’t Slept, is designed to work your last nerves… in a good … Read more

Billy Eichner made a great rom-com. Now its audience’s turn.

NEW YORK (AP) — At the Toronto International Film Festival world premiere of “Bros,” Billy Eichner exhorted the crowd to keep cheering. “Keep it going!” implored Eichner. “I want a longer ovation than ‘The Whale! ‘” In the whistle-stop lead-up to the release of “Bros,” Eichner has worked tirelessly to whip audiences into a frenzy … Read more

Japanese former leader Abe honored at divisive state funeral

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s assassinated hawkish former leader, Shinzo Abe, was given a rare state funeral Tuesday full of military pomp and surrounded by throngs of mourners as well as by widespread protests, with thousands taking to the streets in opposition. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the publicly financed ceremony was a well-deserved honor for … Read more

A doc from the Disney family takes aim at the Mouse House

NEW YORK (AP) — Abigail E. Disney has been critical of the company that bears her name before. But for the first time, Disney, the granddaughter of co-founder Roy O. Disney, has put her views into the medium the Mouse House was built on: a movie. In the new documentary “The American Dream and Other … Read more

Don’t look up: Close encounters of the disaster movie kind

This is not a movie. Or a drill. But don’t worry. Apparently, we’ve got this. Or at least NASA does. On Monday, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test, or DART, spacecraft is supposed to collide with Dimorphos, a small “moon” orbiting the near-Earth asteroid Didymos. NASA’s big idea here is to see whether using such unmanned … Read more