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GOP Wins Slim House Majority, Complicating Ambitious Agenda

Republicans won control of the U.S. House on Wednesday, returning the party to power in Washington and giving conservatives leverage to blunt President Joe Biden’s agenda and spur a flurry of investigations. But a threadbare majority will pose immediate challenges for GOP leaders and complicate the party’s ability to govern. More than a week after Election Day, […]

Congressional Panel to Investigate Deadly Astroworld Concert

A Congressional committee has launched an investigation into the promoter of the Astroworld music festival in Houston, in which 10 people were killed during a massive crowd surge, and attendees were packed so tightly that many could not breathe or move their arms. The House Oversight and Reform Committee sent a letter Wednesday to Live Nation Entertainment Inc.’s […]

Spotify’s “Discovery Mode” Being Probed by House Judiciary Committee

A new feature Spotify is testing out in a pilot program has caught Congress’ attention. Discovery Mode, which was first announced in the fall, lets artists and labels agree to take a lower royalty rate on certain tracks in exchange for higher priority in its algorithms. Spotify’s Nov. 2 announcement described its personalized recommendations as […]

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘The November Man,’ ‘As Above, So Below’ and More

And see what THR's critics are saying about the Jennifer Aniston caper 'Life of Crime' and the Robin Wright-Paul Giamatti sci-fi flick 'The Congress'

IndieStream: Catherine Keener’s ‘War Story’ and Horror Film ‘The Damned’ Hit VOD

The "Please Give" star plays a broken journalist in this week's latest streaming indies.

Robin Wright Digitally Preserved in Trippy New Film

Oscar-nominated helmer Ari Folman ("Waltz With Bashir") talks about his new mindbender that explores a world where technology has gone too far.

Karl Baumgartner, Producer of ‘Le Havre’ and ‘Underground’ Dead at 65

Baumgartner produced with such acclaimed arthouse directors as Emir Kusturica, Aki Kaurismaki and Kim Ki-duk and was a pioneer of the European co-production model.

Ari Folman to Write, Direct Animated ‘Anne Frank’ Film

The director of Oscar-nominated “Waltz With Bashir” and “The Congress” will adapt Frank's life and diary as a family-oriented animation feature.

European Film Awards: ‘The Congress,’ ‘Pinocchio,’ ‘Jasmine’ Nominated for Animation Honor

Ari Folman's trippy Hollywood satire goes up against animated features from Italy and France.

No Obvious Front Runners in European Film Award Contenders

Ari Folman's "The Congress" and Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible" are among the titles up for Europe's top film honor.