Smile, pardner: ‘Deadwood’ movie gets HBO greenlight

This Feb. 9, 2005 file photo shows actors Ian McShane, who portrays Al Swearengen, left, and Paula Malcomson, who portrays Trixie, center, on the set with David Milch, creator of the HBO series “Deadwood,” in Santa Clarita, Calif. HBO says it’s greenlighted a long-discussed movie based on the Western drama that ended a dozen years ago. The critically acclaimed, award-winning series was set in the rough-and-tumble South Dakota mining town of the title. AP Photo / Kevork Djansezian, File

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association summer meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.

Cartoon ‘Teen Titans’ goof across DC universe

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows characters, from left, Beast Boy, voiced by Greg Cipes, Cyborg, voiced by Khary Payton, Robin voiced by Scott Menville, Starfire, voiced by Hynden Walch and Raven, voiced by Tara Strong in a scene from "Teen Titans Go! to the Movies. (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP)

When it comes to superhero movies, there’s a perception that you’ve got to choose between DC’s gritty, dour offerings or Marvel’s winking humor. But five cartoon wannabe heroes armed with fart jokes are trying to change that.

Annual Sidewalk Art Festival is this weekend

The Eagle Rock Art Guild’s Annual Sidewalk Art Festival will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. along Memorial Drive. Post Register file

The Eagle Rock Art Guild’s 64th Annual Sidewalk Art Festival will take place from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday along Memorial Drive by the Snake River in Idaho Falls. Admission is free, with art and food available for purchase.

Denzel Washington kills in ‘The Equalizer 2’

This image released by Columbia Pictures shows Denzel Washington in a scene from “Equalizer 2.” Glen Wilson / Sony, Columbia Pictures via AP

You won’t usually find Denzel Washington in a movie sequel. He just doesn’t do them. Something about not wanting to repeat himself. So there must be something special indeed for him to break his own rule for “The Equalizer 2.”

Bask in the effervescent insanity of ‘Mamma Mia 2’

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Christine Baranski, left and Julie Walters in a scene from “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.” Jonathan Prime / Universal Pictures via AP

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again ” is a wholly ridiculous movie that I thoroughly enjoyed. It’s the kind of movie that feels and sounds like a summer vacation should: Fizzy, lively, low-stakes and soundtracked by ABBA.



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