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Dick Van Dyke’s notorious assault on the Cockney accent, for years considered the only jarring element in the beloved 1964 film Mary Poppins, has been upstaged. For the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has found something even more offensive than Bert the chimney sweep’s iffy vowels.

Tyler Perry took one look at Sora and realized that everything was about to change in the world of Hollywood.

In case you missed it, Sora is a new AI video technology that looks really, really, really good.

For the benefit of the Jewish reader who doesn't go undercover as a Palestinian, "fauda" is an Arabic word that means chaos. I'm one of those people who put the Israeli TV series "Fauda" on their "don't watch" list, but if you're one of those people who are waiting for Season 5, go all the way and do a search for videos of real "mista'arvim," as members of the undercover Israeli military unit that "Fauda" turned into romantic heroes are called in Hebrew.

A few days after the mostly peaceful protest against vote fraud at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, Disney CEO Bob Iger held an all-hands meeting announcing it was time for Disney to start “taking a stand” on political issues.

When Netflix launched its ad-supported tier in November 2022, it tried to tempt viewers in with discounted rates, hoping to win new consumers and sell their eyeballs to ad-slingers. But Amazon Prime, well, it went a different route.

The return of Jon Stewart to "The Daily Show" on Monday night, after a long hiatus, sparked a wave of discontent among liberal journalists and commentators.

The cause of their ire was Stewart's humor directed at President Biden's age and perceived equivocation with former President Trump.

Stewart's comeback to the show, which he will host every Monday night until the 2024 election, was announced last month. This news was met with enthusiasm by many progressives, who fondly remember his 16-year tenure on the show from 1999 to 2015.

Disney is actually doubling down on the wokeness, sticking to its guns with the “DEI hiring strategy” that prioritizes skin color, gender identity, and sexual orientation over actual talent or expertise. It’s like the US has swapped the pursuit of excellence for a culture of “charity,” and Disney’s leading the charge. Seven box office duds aren’t enough; Disney is eyeing an eighth. And with its latest twist on “Pirates of the Caribbean,” brace yourself for some legendary disappointment.