The AV Club

Ricky Martin denies domestic abuse

Ricky Martinphoto: Gareth Cattermole (Getty Images) A restraining order has been filed against Ricky Martin in Puerto Rico, with people reporting that an unidentified person has accused him of domestic abuse and had petitioned for a court to grant the protection order. The accuser did not initially go to the police, but the Puerto Rico …

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Stranger Things, The Terminal List

Maya Hawke, Joe Keery, and Joseph Quinn Stranger Things season fourphoto: Netflix Welcome to the weekend edition of What’s On. Here are the big things happening on TV from Friday, July 1 to Sunday, July 3. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekly What’s On will publish on Sundays.] one. Stranger Things finally closes out …

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Kate Bush reacts to the Stranger Things season 4 finale

Kate Bushphoto: Chas Sime (Getty Images) Sorry Sadie Sink, but now that we’ve seen all of Stranger Things‘ fourth season, we can safely say that Kate Bush was the true breakout star this time around. We’re only sort of kidding. While the youths certainly held it down in Volume 2the immediately-iconic “Running Up That Hill” …

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Peacock parts ways with its Field Of Dreams series

Lance Lynn at the 2021 MLB Field of Dreams gamephoto: Stacy Revere (Getty Images) Field of Dreams has been put out to pasture over at Peacock, according to a new deadline report. The series (based on the 1989 movie starring Kevin Costner and Ray Liotta) was given a straight-to-series order in August of last year, …

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Friends creator donates $4M over show’s lack of diversity

Martha Kauffman friends co-creator.photo: Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images (Getty Images) Marta Kauffman, co-creator of friends and Grace And Frankierevealed to the Los Angeles Times that she’s donated $4 million to the African and American Studies Department at Brandeis University—her alma mater. The endowment comes as she discusses, in the interview, feeling “guilt” due to friends lack …

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Netflix crashed briefly after Stranger Things 4 Vol. 2 dropped

Millie Bobby Brown Stranger Things photo: Netflix Even after splitting up this season of Stranger Things into a two-part binge, Netflix still found itself with quite the hangover. Users reported that last night, shortly after the final episodes of the series dropped, the streamer briefly crashed due to the flood of viewers trying to access …

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A Review Of Joey King’s The Princess

(from left): Joey King and Veronica Ngo in The Princess.photo: 20th Century Studios A yawningly simplistic and roundly inconsequential action movie, The Princess lacks, on a narrative level, the certitude and clarity of purpose of its title character. Devoid of any attendant sense of even manufactured adventure, the result is something that is neither fish …

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A Review Of Dan Chen’s Documentary Accepted

Of acceptedhigh school seniors in rural Louisiana attend TM Landry, an unconventional K-12 school that became famous for sending its graduates to elite universities like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford.photo: Greenwich Entertainment The TM Landry College Preparatory School of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, first garnered attention in 2016 with a series of viral videos showing students huddling …

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Even more Ezra Miller emerge, this time from abroad

Ezra Millerphoto: Elisabetta Villa (Getty Images) Few pop culture stories are more baffling than Ezra Miller’s current reign of apparent terror, which spans continents and threatens multiple billion-dollar movie franchises. Following recent reports of alleged brainwashing and a farm full of guns (!!!), a new variety piece explores additional accusations that occurred across Europe over …

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Apple releases first look at Michael Douglas as Ben Franklin

Michael Douglasphoto: Michael Loccisano (Getty Images) It has become pretty clear in recent… centuries that the whole United States Of America thing has been a disappointing and protracted failure, but there’s still a fun novelty in looking back at the wacky idiots who got us into this mess by failing to put “women should be …

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