HBO and Steven Moffat adapt a time-travel tragedy

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

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake in Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% according to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s tardy submission … Read more

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake in Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% according to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s tardy submission … Read more

Catholic cardinal, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

Catholic cardinal, others arrested on Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) – A 90-year-old Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and at least two others have been arrested in Hong Kong on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security, in an action widely condemned as a further sign of Beijing’s erosion of rights in the city. The arrests further expand … Read more

Doctor Strange 2 Spoiler Interview: Cameos, End Credits, More

Doctor Strange 2 Spoiler Interview: Cameos, End Credits, More

One of the best things about Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is it practically forces you to talk about it once it’s over. The film’s multiple surprises and loose ends leave lots of questions to be answered, so we sat down with one of the few people who has the answers: writer Michael … Read more

Mario Batali acquittal underscores perils of #MeToo cases

Mario Batali acquittal underscores perils of #MeToo cases

BOSTON (AP) – Bill Cosby was released from prison when his conviction that he drugged and assaulted a woman was overturned. Quarterback Deshaun Watson landed a record-setting $ 230 million contract, despite an investigation into allegations he assaulted 22 women. Celebrity chef Mario Batali was acquitted this week on just the second day of his … Read more

Musk’s Twitter Deal Is No Sure Thing

Musk’s Twitter Deal Is No Sure Thing

This looks like a hole you could drive a Cybertruck through, but Wall Street is rightfully wary. Elon Musk’s agreement to buy Twitter TWTR -2.19% for $ 54.20 a share is leaving a lot of money on the table for anybody willing to ride his coattails. The social-media company’s shares are currently about 12% below … Read more

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

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

Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer is a bloated legal drama

Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer is a bloated legal drama

Neve Campbell and Manuel Garcia-Rulfo in The Lincoln LawyerPhoto: Lara Solanki / Netflix Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer will scratch the itch for anyone unexplainably hankering for a tedious, low-stakes legal drama. Created by David E. Kelley, who plans to wring out his affinity for the genre to no end, it’s meant to be reminiscent of … Read more

Is Japan open to travelers? Some locals not ready to reopen borders

Is Japan open to travelers?  Some locals not ready to reopen borders

As countries across Asia reopen to international travelers, Japan – one of the continent’s most popular destinations – remains firmly closed. That may soon change. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced Thursday at a news conference in London that Japan will ease border controls in June. Locals often celebrate the easing of pandemic-related border restrictions, but … Read more