Top Ten Takeaways: 'Furious 7' Breaks $1.15 Billion Worldwide; 'Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2' and 'Unfriended' Show Strength Thompson on Hollywood

The Top Ten combined total of $109 million is down from 2014’s $117 million, but 2015 is better, because Good Friday and Easter fell later last year. Thus both Saturday and today are ahead, with only the non-holiday Friday falling short. Strongest new entries “Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2″ (Sony) and ….Read More Via:: THOMPSON Read more

Karen O Expecting First Child Billboard

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That is going to be one epically cool child. Last night, Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O, 36, revealed wordlessly that she is pregnant with her… ….Read More Via:: BILLBOARD

Tribeca Film Review: ‘Necktie Youth’ Variety – Music

Drastic extremes of poverty and privilege have long been interlocked in Johannesburg, yet while the city’s reputation as a township-encircled crime capital has informed the likes of “Tsotsi” and “District 9,” fewer films have centered on the quieter turmoil seething behind the high walls of its moneyed suburbs. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

Tribeca Film Review: ‘Man Up’ Variety – Music

For viewers still waiting for the indefinitely delayed third “Bridget Jones” film, Ben Palmer’s easy, breezy romantic comedy “Man Up” offers a pleasant sense of deja vu. ….Read More Via:: VARIETY – MUSIC

'Fun Home': Theater Review The Hollywood Reporter - Music

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Cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s “family tragicomic” gets inventive stage treatment in this bold new musical, transferring uptown after collecting a slew of awards at the Public Theater. read more ….Read More Via:: THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – MUSIC