Tom Hardy makes surprise appearance at martial arts tournament | CNN

CNN  —  Tom Hardy’s resumé is filled with high-intensity scenes, from taking on Batman as Bane, to being a host for alien symbiote Venom and playing the titular role in post-apocalyptic movie “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Now, the blockbuster star can add martial arts champion to his list of action-packed accolades. The 45-year-old English actor … Read more

‘The U.S. and the Holocaust’ connects a complex history to the present | CNN

CNN  —  Adding to Ken Burns’ legacy of classy historical fare for PBS, “The U.S. and the Holocaust” is documentary filmmaking with a purpose, a three-night production that directly links undercurrents of American society that influenced the decades featured to lingering strains of White supremacy and anti-Semitism. It’s fascinating as history, but sobering as current … Read more

‘Chef’s Table: Pizza’ delivers some delicious content | CNN

A version of this story appeared in Pop Life Chronicles, CNN’s weekly entertainment newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. CNN  —  As far as I am concerned, we need more food content. Yes, more movies, TV shows, books, songs and anything else in which food is the star. Don’t … Read more

Naked ‘Nevermind’ baby loses lawsuit against Nirvana after judge dismisses child pornography complaint | CNN

CNN  —  A federal court in California has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that the cover artwork of rock band Nirvana’s 1991 album “Nevermind” constituted child pornography. Spencer Elden, 31, who appeared naked on the album cover as a baby, sued the band over alleged “commercial child sexual exploitation.” However, his lawsuit was dismissed on Friday … Read more

Desert Crown wins 243rd Epsom Derby as Princess Anne steps in for the Queen | CNN

Epsom Downs Racecourse, England CNN  —  Desert Crown won the 243rd Epsom Derby on Saturday as Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, stepped in for Queen Elizabeth II. Ridden by Richard Kingscote and trained by five-time Derby winner Sir Michael Stoute, Desert Crown – the pre-race favorite – raced into the lead with two furlongs to … Read more

Training Prince Harry and making Tour history: The meteoric rise of Brendan Lawlor, the world No. 1 golfer with a disability | CNN

CNN  —  Brendan Lawlor is a man of his word. In October 2020, the Irishman told CNN Sport he hoped to “keep the ball rolling” for the next generation of golfers with disabilities. Now No. 1 in the World Ranking for Golfers with Disability, Lawlor has driven that ball across the fairway and over the … Read more