Picture a grand stage, ablaze with lights, echoing with laughter, music, and the collective gasp of audiences swept away in rapture. This is the fascinating entertainment world, and you, dear reader, have a VIP pass.

Welcome to the “Entertainment” category, your key to a universe of joy, creativity, and inspiration.

The entertainment world is multifaceted and ever-evolving, a vibrant mosaic of human creativity that ranges from films, music, and television, to theater, literature, and the emerging digital arts. In this category, we illuminate the myriad facets of this captivating realm, serving as your trusted guide to the trends, talents, and tales that shape the industry.

From exclusive interviews with the world’s most loved artists to behind-the-scenes looks at the latest blockbusters; from the charming world of indie creations to the enchanting rhythms of global music scenes; from heartwarming stories of artistic perseverance to thought-provoking critiques of the industry’s dynamics – this is your stage, spotlighting the magic and the mechanism of entertainment.

However, the “Entertainment” category is not just a repository of information; it’s a celebration of human creativity. Here, you’ll find the joy of a perfectly delivered punchline, the thrill of a cinematic chase scene, the fun in a melody’s crescendo, and the catharsis in a novel’s final line.

This is a platform where the transformative power of entertainment is acknowledged and applauded, stories come to life, and dreams take flight. It’s a space that fosters a shared appreciation for the creative arts, fostering a vibrant community of enthusiasts, critics, and creators alike.

So step into our “Entertainment” category. Be prepared for a cavalcade of emotions, surprises that tickle your senses, narratives that provoke thought and offer escape, and revelations about the world and yourself. This isn’t just a category; it’s a symphony of human joy and wonder. Welcome to the show.

Jockstrap on keeping secrets and opening for Blur: ‘The audience is on our side and I’m not used to that’

Jockstrap, the alternative electro-pop duo comprised of vocalist and violinist Georgia Ellery and producer Taylor Skye, have been gaining significant momentum in the music industry since the release of their debut album, “I Love You Jennifer B,” in 2022. The duo’s unique and experimental sound has garnered them a devoted fanbase and even led to their recent nomination for the …

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Austin Butler says Tom Hanks gave him career instrution

Austin Butler credits his co-star Tom Hanks with saving him from “emotional whiplash” during the making of the film “Elvis.” In the biopic directed by Baz Luhrmann, Butler portrayed Elvis Presley and went to great lengths to fully embody the iconic musician. He spent two years preparing for the role, changing his voice and regularly performing as the singer. Butler …

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Pictures of the week: A watermelon fountain, volcanic activity and football

Each week, The Independent’s picture editors sift through hundreds of thousands of images sent to us by photography agencies from around the world. Among these images are some that capture our attention with their eye-catching and striking qualities, representing a wide range of subjects including culture, news, politics, sport, and lifestyle. For those interested, updates on the latest photography making …

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Robin Williams ‘changed’ while shooting Night at the Museum sequel months before death

In 2020, the documentary “Robin’s Wish” was released, shedding light on the final days of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams. Williams, who passed away in 2014, had been battling a neurodegenerative disorder before his death by suicide. The documentary revealed that Williams’ health had significantly deteriorated while filming a sequel to “Night at the Museum” months before his passing. …

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Barbie movie: Rob Brydon explains why Ken role was so brief after ‘jump scare’ cameo role

Rob Brydon has explained the reason behind his brief appearance in the blockbuster movie “Barbie.” The Welsh actor and comedian makes a cameo in the film alongside Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. Brydon plays Sugar Daddy Ken, one of the many actors who portray different versions of the iconic Barbie and Ken dolls. UK cinemagoers dubbed Brydon’s appearance a “jump …

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