A lot of people are running for President in 2020. And we mean, a lot. In many ways, that is emblematic of a larger theoretical creed: That anyone can aim for the big, boss-of-America position if you're at least 35 years old. In practice... well, sometimes it can be a bit of a headache, especially if you can…
YouTube Just hours after releasing her excellent third album, Selena Gomez has shared her vision of what it's like to feel, well, Rare. On Friday (January 10), Gomez released the video for the album's sparkling title track, on which she assumes the mantle of an ambitious woman who's comfortable on her own and in her…
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images It is 2020, and so much is happening all the time. To catch you up: On July 25, 2019, President Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate 2016 election interference based on a conspiracy theory, and to dig up dirt…
Getty Images Rare, it turns out, is an accurate title for a Selena Gomez album. The pop star hadn't released a studio project since 2015's Revival, but that dry spell finally ended on Friday (January 9) with Rare's hotly anticipated arrival. Look at her now, indeed. Rare is an album fueled by brave, unflinching vulnerability,…
YouTube Mac Miller's first posthumous album, Circles, arrives next week, which is good news for fans and admirers of the late rapper. "Good News" is, as well, the title of the project's first official single, which arrived alongside a colorful video on Thursday evening (January 9). Directed by Anthony Gaddis and Eric Tilford, the vid…
And you thought the last season of Netflix’s The Crown was tense: On Wednesday (January 8), Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, announced they intend to “step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family,” thereby upending The Firm’s order of things forever. No longer do they want to make…
Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Netflix Florence Pugh had a better 2019 than most. Her trinity of breakout roles — wrestling biopic Fighting With My Family, culty cerebral horror film Midsommar, and heartwarming coming-of-age tale Little Women — showcases a diverse range of talent, and her 2020 might be even bigger. She'll be making her Marvel…
Joel Sheakoski / Barcroft Media via Getty Images By Andrew J. Padilla When Cory Booker, Beto O’Rourke, and Julián Castro spoke Spanish at the presidential primary debate in June, they established a historic first. Never before had a language other than English been spoken at such length on a presidential debate stage. The effort to smash at…
Netflix If you thought Netflix's You was creepy as-is, wait 'til you see the streaming platform's latest viral clip from the show. Using the same format it employed from last season of the show, Netflix made You even more unsettling by removing Joe's (Penn Badgley) voiceover. The result? Well, just watch and see. If you're…
The Acostas are, in many ways, typical siblings: There’s Lucia, the straight-A student who doesn’t quite get why her athletic twin brother, Beto, is struggling at school. Valentina, the second-youngest, is getting used to no longer being the baby, now that infant Rafa is around. And then there’s Emilio, the cool, oldest brother. He’s already left…
When Mac Miller died in September 2018, he had just released what would be the final album of his lifetime, Swimming, featuring collaborations with producers Jon Brion, Blood Orange, Dâm-Funk, and others. But he had plans to pair it with a companion album called Circles — the end result would be something that could be…
On December 30, Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth published a memo on the company’s internal feed in which he argues that the tech giant is in part responsible for getting President Donald Trump elected in 2016... and that the company should not limit its extensive reach in any way that would block his reelection in 2020, the New York…
SAG-AFTRA’s offices have been evacuated after a threatening phone call was made on Tuesday. “Earlier today, SAG-AFTRA received a telephone threat of an attack targeting our Los Angeles and New York offices. We immediately notified law enforcement and they are on the scene investigating,” a SAG-AFTRA spokesperson said in a statement given to EW. “At…
Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman isn’t exactly subtle about its themes of death and the passage of time; it opens with a lengthy tracking shot through a nursing home, after all. It’s made all the more emotional when one keeps the ages of its stars — Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci — and…
Luke Skywalker is tweeting about Supernatural. Welcome to 2020. It all started when Star Wars star Mark Hamill posted about Supernatural on his Instagram Story, mentioning a “cameo” of sorts. “Always up for a cameo with Harrison” Hamill wrote, referencing Sam and Dean’s U.S. Wildlife Service badges, which identify them as Agents Ford and Hamill.…
New year, new Dune! If we know one thing about 2020, it’s that this is going to be a big year for Frank Herbert’s iconic sci-fi novel. Not only is Dune being adapted as a film for the second time (this time directed by Denis Villeneuve and boasting a headline-grabbing cast led by Timothée Chalamet), but…