‘The Craft: Legacy’ Review: Blah Blumhouse Reboot Is Everything the 1996 Camp Classic Rebelled Against

Nearly a quarter-century has gone by since cult horror classic “The Craft” tapped into a pre-Harry Potter fascination with witches, giving teenage audiences a sense of how empowering it might feel for four young women, persecuted by date-rapey D-bags and … Read more…

Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Letter to You’ Effectively Combines Mortal Musings With Musical Comfort Food: Album Review

If you predicted that, in the fall of 2020, Bon Jovi would release an album about the malaise of Trumpian politics and the demise of the American dream, while fellow Jersey son Bruce Springsteen would put out a record that … Read more…

‘Fireball: Visitors from Darker Worlds’ Review: Werner Herzog’s Meteor Mystery Tour

Werner Herzog has always thirsted for the uncanny. It’s there in the primal awe he imparted to a grizzly bear in “Grizzly Man,” the cracked rapture of Klaus Kinski’s glowering megalomaniacal conquistador in “Aguirre, the Wrath of God,” and the … Read more…

HHW Gaming Review: ‘Star Wars: Squadrons’ Delivers The Authentic ‘Star Wars’ Experience Fans Will Love

Source: EA / Motive Studios Does Motive Studios/EA’s Star Wars: Squadrons deliver the authentic experience of hopping into your favorite starfighter from the iconic films? It most certainly does. Like the Star Wars films, there have been a sh*t load … Read more…

‘The War with Grandpa’ Review: Robert De Niro Coasts Through a Toothless, Feel-Good ‘Home Alone’ Knockoff

“The War with Grandpa” opens with a feisty encounter between Robert De Niro and a supermarket scanner. The supermarket has eliminated all its cashiers, and De Niro’s Ed, a senior citizen who wants to check out his cart full of … Read more…

‘Books of Blood’ Review: ‘Salem’ Creators Deliver Soft-Cover Version of Clive Barker’s Freaky Horror Anthology for Hulu

When it comes to low-budget horror movies, even the good ones tend to slip by unnoticed, which probably explains why “Salem” creators Brannon Braga and Adam Simon were drawn to a brand name like Clive Barker’s “Books of Blood” to … Read more…

‘A Call to Spy’ Review: Femme-Focused WWII Drama Offers Up Fresh Heroes in Britain’s Tradecraft History

“A Call to Spy” braids the stories of three decorated WWII spies to reveal — and to revel in — their pivotal roles in British spy craft and history. The title may fall flat but the movie, a sturdy directorial … Read more…

‘The Secrets We Keep’ Review: Noomi Rapace Discovers An Incognito War Criminal in Taut Suspense Drama

It’s been a rueful joke for three-quarters of a century now that after World War 2, there were miraculously no Nazis (or even ex-Nazis) left in Germany. To start unblemished postwar lives, an entire generation invented cover stories to minimize … Read more…

‘The Macaluso Sisters’ Review: A Generations-Spanning Tale of Sisterhood and Sorrow

Doves flutter, girls chatter, life sputters on — and sometimes gutters out — in Emma Dante’s tempestuous and touching sophomore feature “The Macaluso Sisters.” To imagine the decades-long catch-and-release sweep of a single lifespan and condense it into one sub-90-minute … Read more…

‘Enemies of the State’ Review: Espionage-Style Whistle-Blowing Documentary Thrills and Shocks Until the End

By its very composition, the amalgam word hacktivism houses a peculiar dichotomy. On one hand, it alludes to promoting justice through necessary online disobedience. On the other, the ethics of whatever those rule-breaking actions or their consequences might be remain … Read more…

‘Overall it’s like the most chaotic Pinterest board made real’ – Birch, Hertfordshire: review

Birch is the latest ‘concept’ hotel to chase the Instagram generation, but haphazard design and pricey wellness and creative activities leave little room for relaxation Arriving at Birch, you would be forgiven for thinking you were headed to a service … Read more…

CPRX Plunges As MuSK-MG Trial Flops, MESO Awaits FDA Panel Review, EQ Soars After-hrs

Today’s Daily Dose brings you news about Seres Therapeutics’ ECOSPOR trial data, acquisition of Pfenex by Ligand, Trevena’s pain drug getting FDA nod, Reata update on investigational drug Omaveloxolone being developed for Friedreich’s Ataxia, and disappointing results from Catalyst Pharma’s … Read more…

‘Get Duked!’ Review: An Unhinged Eddie Izzard Hunts Four High Schoolers in This Can’t-Miss Cult Comedy

What surely would have made a good reality-TV series — three juvenile delinquents from the big city, plus an awkward kid with no friends, are dropped in the Scottish Highlands and left to find their way back to civilization — … Read more…

New systematic review captures what makes a positive post-birth experience for new mothers

A new qualitative systematic review conducted to inform the scope of a new World Health Organization (WHO) post-birth (postnatal) guideline identifies four clear themes for a positive experience in mothers across 15 different countries and cultures. Parenting News — ScienceDaily … Read more…

New systematic review captures what makes a positive post-birth experience for new mothers

A new qualitative systematic review conducted to inform the scope of a new World Health Organization (WHO) post-birth (postnatal) guideline identifies four clear themes for a positive experience in mothers across 15 different countries and cultures. Parenting News — ScienceDaily … Read more…

Barr Pressed Australia for Help on Mueller Review as DOJ Worked to Free Its Hostages

Illustration by Kelly Caminero/The Daily Beast/Getty In a series of conversations last September, senior Department of Justice officials worked with representatives of the Australian government to hammer out an arrangement to win the release of a pair of Australian bloggers … Read more…