Spielberg, Streep and Hanks deliver in ‘The Post’

In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Tom Hanks portrays Ben Bradlee in a scene from "The Post." (Niko Tavernise/20th Century Fox via AP)

“The Post ” is kind of like the Yankees of movies. A Steven Spielberg directed film about the Pentagon Papers starring Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and a murderer’s row of all your favorite television character actors (Jesse Plemons! Bob Odenkirk! Carrie Coon! Sarah Paulson!)? It doesn’t even seem fair. Is there any way it wouldn’t be great or least very good?

‘Three Billboards’ tops SAG nominations

This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Frances McDormand in a scene from "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" landed a leading four Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, including best ensemble. (Fox Searchlight via AP)

NEW YORK — In nominations announced Wednesday, the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards heartily endorsed the Frances McDormand-led revenge drama “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” offered swift redemption for the Golden Globes-overlooked romantic comedy “The Big Sick” and left many Oscar favorites empty handed.

Four Calling Birds?

“The Twelve Days of Christmas,” was first penned in English in 1780 (it may be of French origin) in a little book intended for children called “Mirth without Mischief.” It was known as a memory game called Twelfth Night.

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