“The Matrix Resurrections,” Reviewed: The Reboot Picks Up Where the Trilogy Left Off—Alas

So it is, unfortunately, with “The Matrix Resurrections,” which makes poignant use of hair cuts and color to mark the eighteen years separating the new film from the last installment in the “Matrix” trilogy. The first sequel, “Reloaded,” is the “Godfather: Part II” of sci-fi movies: the Wachowskis went far beyond the earnestness of the […]

Queen Elizabeth II is having a quiet Christmas, her first since Prince Philip’s death.

Because of concerns about the spread of the Omicron variant, the monarch, 95, will instead spend Christmas at Windsor Castle. The queen’s grandson Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, were not expected to travel to Britain for Christmas. The queen, who also spent last Christmas sequestered in Windsor Castle, has largely been absent from public […]

DC-Area Restaurants Celebrating New Year’s Eve With Festive Feasts and Drink Specials

Restaurants across the DC-area are hailing the new year with special menus and gatherings, so we’ve put together a list of restaurants where you can celebrate the occasion with fine dining and fun. PLEASE NOTE: The DC area is currently experiencing record-high numbers of new Covid cases due to the Omicron variant. Sit for a […]

Review: Every beat of ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ is a cinematic flourish

MONDELLO: This part is under the opening credits, but when we finally see a bony, contorted figure in the snow, the singularly disquieting Kathryn Hunter, she’s far more disturbing than the voices she channels. NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process […]

A New York singer accuses actor Chris Noth of sexual abuse and intimidation

Sex and the City actor Chris Noth faces a new accusation of sexual abuse. When she yelled at him to stop, “he became extremely angry and started screaming calling me a ‘tease’ and a ‘bitch,’” she recalled. Last week, The Hollywood Reporter published two separate accounts of women who alleged that Noth sexually assaulted them. […]