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‘Any Opportunity to Put the Shiv In’: Michael Wolff on Trump Under Siege

Michael Wolff. Photo: Jen Harris Michael Wolff was known as a veteran journalist and media gadfly before he dove headfirst into presidential politics with 2018’s Fire and Fury. The book, which documented Trump’s chaotic first few months in office, was a publishing sensation that spent weeks atop best-seller lists, drew harsh condemnation from the White…

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‘Jeopardy!’ star James Holzhauer wins again Friday, could break money record on Monday

CLOSE “Jeopardy!” contestant James Holzhauer continues to break the game show’s records. USA TODAY Reigning “Jeopardy!” champion James Holzhauer has secured his 32nd win – and is just one dominant game from surpassing Ken Jennings’ non-tournament record of $2,520,700.  The professional sports gambler brought in $79,633 Friday night, bringing his total earnings to $2,462,216 – just $58,485//…

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Zachary Quinto feeds off the souls of children in first trailer for NOS4A2

A soul-sucking vampire preys on young children in AMC’s new supernatural horror series, NOS4A2.Zachary Quinto plays a soul-sucking vampire who preys on children and traps them in an alternate dimension where it’s always Christmas in the new AMC series NOS4A2 (pronounced “Nosferatu,” after the classic 1922 vampire film). The series is an adaption of the 2013…

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A second-world-war story transposed to the 21st century

OF FILM-MAKERS working today, Christian Petzold is best placed to create a homage to “Casablanca”. In “Barbara” (2012) and “Phoenix” (2014) the German director considered love under fascism and his country’s complicated history. “Transit”, his latest film, is similar in tone to his previous work but bears clear traces of Michael Curtiz’s classic romantic drama,…

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The Oscars show is shaping up as such a hot mess, we can’t wait to see it

CLOSE USA TODAY film critic Brian Truitt predicts who will take home an Oscar this year and who really deserves it. USA TODAY This year’s Academy Awards offers all the traditional reasons to tune in: Glimpses of the world’s biggest movie stars preening in couture gowns and borrowed diamonds. Great movies receiving the film industry’s highest accolade. Soaring speeches.…

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