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Movie Review: Who let the beasts out? New 'Transformers' tries but fails to energize the saga

With the “Transformers” franchise clearly at a crossroads, its protectors have turned to their deep bench. But just adding more robots won’t transform this tired series, says Associated Press …

Astrud Gilberto, singer of 'The Girl from Ipanema,' dead at 83

Astrud Gilberto, the Brazilian singer, songwriter and entertainer whose off-hand, English-language cameo on “The Girl from Ipanema” made her a worldwide voice of bossa nova, has died at age 83. …

Foo Fighters, Fall Out Boy, Kelly Clarkson, Kane Brown, Lil Wayne headline iHeartRadio festival

Foo Fighters, Fall Out Boy, Kelly Clarkson, Kane Brown and Lil Wayne are among the headliners this fall at the 2023 iHeartRadio Music Festival in La Vegas, which will be broadcast live throughout the …
Prince Harry arrives at High Court for testimony in phone backing case

Prince Harry has arrived at a London court ahead of his testimony against a tabloid publisher he accuses of phone hacking and other unlawful snooping. Harry has made a mission of holding the U.K. …

Prince Harry gets his day in court against tabloids he accuses of blighting his life Prince Harry is due at a London court to testify against a tabloid publisher he accuses of phone hacking and other unlawful snooping. Harry alleges that journalists at the Daily Mirror and its sister …
'Jerry Maguire' star Cuba Gooding Jr. faces start of civil trial in rape case Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. faces the start of a civil trial on accusations that he raped a woman in a New York City hotel a decade ago. The trial is scheduled to begin with jury selection Tuesday …
Speranza Scappucci to become Royal Opera's principal guest conductor Speranza Scappucci will become principal guest conductor of London’s Royal Opera starting with the 2025-26 season. The 50-year-old Italian, a graduate of the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome and …
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II earns a Tony Award nomination for 'Topdog/Underdog' Yahya Abdul-Mateen II first encountered the play “Topdog/Underdog” in college as a favor for a student director who needed actors for a showcase. It turned into a favor for Abdul-Mateen. He says …
Book Review: 'George' is a memoir by Frieda Hughes is about saving and being saved by a wild bird
Poet-painter Frieda Hughes sets out in “George: A Magpie Memoir” to recount the months she spent caring for an injured magpie she named George. AP book reviewer Ann Levin says the memoir blends …
Prince Harry's battle with British tabloids heads for courtroom showdown
Prince Harry’s battle with the British press is headed for a showdown in a London courtroom this week with the publisher of the Daily Mirror. Harry is scheduled to testify in the High Court after …
Doors close for final time on Amsterdam museum's blockbuster Vermeer exhibition
The blockbuster exhibition of paintings by Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer has closed its doors for the final time. The national art and history museum of the Netherlands is hailing the show as its …
'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' swings to massive $120.5 million opening
“Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” opened in U.S. and Canadian theaters with a massive $120.5 million, more than tripling the debut of the 2018 animated original and showing the kind of …
Russia's most famous icon handed over from museum to church despite protests
Russian Orthodox believers are celebrating Trinity Sunday with Russia’s most famous icon transferred from a museum to Moscow’s main cathedral despite the keepers’ vociferous protests. The …

States with the most drive-in movie theaters

Where can you have a movie night under the stars? Stacker examined Census Bureau data to find out which states have the most drive-in movie theaters.
25 Asian American women film and TV directors to know about
Asian American women have been directing award-winning and popular films and TV shows for decades. Stacker compiled a list of 25 of them working today.
100 best albums of the 21st century
Stacker compiled data on the top 100 albums of the 21st century according to Best Ever Albums, which ranks albums according to their performance on 40,000 editorial and data-based charts.  
Harrison Ford: The life story you may not know
Stacker compiled a list of 25 key moments in actor Harrison Ford's life and career, using news articles, magazine accounts, and more.

Metros with the most music festivals within a one-hour drive

Vivid Seats compiled a list of the top 10 major metros with the best music festival access.

Who were March's most newsworthy celebrities, according to the internet?

Stacker ranked the 20 most newsworthy celebrities on the internet in March, based on page view data from Wikipedia.

100 best G-rated movies to watch as a family

Using data from IMDb and Metacritic, Stacker compiled a list of the 100 best G-rated movies to watch as a family, including classics like "Peter Pan" and "Forbidden Planet."

100 best TV dramas of all time

Stacker compiled IMDb data to determine the 100 best drama series of all time as of March 2023. 

Prince: The life story you may not know

Stacker compiled a list of 25 things about Prince's life you may not know, citing memoir accounts, newspaper articles, archives, and official documents.

Entertainment 2023

Best TV shows of the last year, according to TV critics' top 10 lists

Stacker compiled a list of the best TV shows of the last year using data from Metacritic's year-end round-up of TV critic top 10 lists.

25 celebrities you may not know are pansexual

Stacker has compiled a list of 25 celebrities you may not know are pansexual using various sources and personal statements.

Steve McQueen: The life story you may not know

With his rugged good looks and penchant for stealing scenes, Steve McQueen was an actor who exemplified cool—and leveraged that cool to become an antihero superstar. Stacker looks at elements of his life story you may not know.

John Lennon: The life story you may not know

Stacker dives deep into the life story you may not know about John Lennon.

Can you guess the rock band from just one lyric?

Think you know your rock music? Stacker compiled a list of song lyrics by rock bands along with hints to see if you can guess who sang what.
100 best TV shows of all time
Stacker compiled a definitive list of the 100 best TV shows of all time by analyzing data from IMDb.
Can you guess the iconic TV show from just one image?
25 stills from television were curated by Stacker with an emphasis on a diverse range of genres, protagonists, styles, and time periods. Can you guess every TV show?
Oscar Best Actress winner from the year you were born
Stacker looked back at all the Best Actress winners on the Oscars website since the first Academy Awards ceremony to highlight major achievements in film history.
How film production has changed over time
Giggster highlights 15 moments that impacted film production, from the invention of cinema to the newest LED green screens.
Oscar Best Actor winner from the year you were born
Stacker found the Academy Award winner for Best Actor every year since 1928 using the Oscars website.
Prince Harry has become the royal family's most famous litigant in London. The Duke of Sussex has five active legal cases, three of them involving his battle with the British tabloids. He is expected …
The award-winning film “20 Days in Mariupol” made its premiere in Ukraine, attended by some Ukrainian medics and security officials who got their first look at the jarring documentary on how …
When Sara Bareilles signed on for a two-week, stripped down production of “Into the Woods” off-Broadway, she had no idea the adventure would lead to Broadway and a Tony Award nomination. She also …
Cynthia Weil, a Grammy-winning lyricist of great range and endurance who enjoyed a decades-long partnership with husband Barry Mann and helped write "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling," "On Broadway," …
PITTSBURG, Kan. — The annual tradition of a weeklong series of free concerts continues this summer with the Pittsburg Festival of the Arts, planned for June 11-18 in venues at Pittsburg State University and throughout the community. 
Wednesday, May 31 Blanket Brigade   Join the Blanket Brigade in making quilts for those in need. The Brigade meets every Wednesday, except the first Wednesday of the month, at Zion …
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Oscar Best Picture winners from worst to first

Stacker utilized IMDb to rank all 90-plus Oscar Best Picture-winning movies. The movies are ranked according to their IMDb user rating, with ties broken by the number of votes each movie received.
Worst Best Picture nominees in Oscar history
Stacker gathered all movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars and ranked the lowest 25 in the group by IMDb user rating, with #1 being the "worst."
The 2023 Best Picture Oscar nominees are less critically acclaimed, but do they reflect moviegoer tastes?
Stacker analyzed Metacritic's critical review data of Best Picture nominees and box office data from The Numbers to break down the Oscars' latest movie trends.  
Can nongendered acting awards help fix Hollywood's gender problem?
Stacker delved into the debate around nongendered awards and Hollywood's systemic gender and racial inequities.
Best Japanese movies of all time
From 10-hour epics to animated classics, Stacker takes a glimpse at some of the best Japanese movies ever made.
Here's what iconic concert took place the year you graduated high school
Stacker compiled a list of the most iconic concerts from each of the last 63 years, using a variety of internet-based sources, including setlist.fm, Billboard magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, and Spin magazine.