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Box Office: Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ stuns with $70 million opening weekend

“Us,” the second directorial effort from Jordan Peele, pulled off a stunning debut, generating $70 million from 3,741 North American locations. That haul is enough to land it the second-best opening weekend of the year behind just Disney’s “Captain Marvel” ($153 million). The psychological thriller about a family confronted by …

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Why Hollywood may have mercy on Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman

Former “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman and actress Lori Loughlin, best known for playing Aunt Becky on “Full House,” are facing court appearances later this month related to allegations they participated in a college admissions cheating scheme. In the court of public opinion, however, it’s hard to say whether fans …

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‘Captain Marvel’ takes off as Marvel tests limits of its universe

Marvel is flying high right now — coming off its breakthrough best picture Oscar nomination for “Black Panther” and a win for the animated “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.” Combine that prestige with the promise of two more blockbusters, “Captain Marvel,” opening this weekend; and “Avengers: Endgame,” and it makes for …

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‘The Trump Dynasty’ distills president’s life into A&E documentary

As with all things pertaining to Donald Trump, people will surely project their preconceived notions onto “The Trump Dynasty,” a three-part, six-hour A&E documentary presented under the Biography banner. This deep dive into the president’s life is nevertheless well worthwhile — especially through the first two parts, which offer a …

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‘I’ve Gotta Be Me’ explores Sammy Davis Jr. career and contradictions

“Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me” captures an entertainer who was a mass of contradictions, showcasing his prodigious and remarkably varied talent, juxtaposed with his often tone-deaf forays into politics. More than a mere appreciation, this look at Davis’ personal journey through a tumultuous period in US history makes …

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