'Death on the Nile' tops a quiet box office weekend
Hollywood’s Super Bowl weekend largely fizzled with the muted debut of Kenneth Branagh’s long-delayed Agatha Christie whodunit, “Death on the Nile,” a tepid reception for the Jennifer Lopez romantic-comedy “Marry Me” and modest box-office bumps for Oscar nominees.
'Encanto,' 'House of Gucci' fuel Thanksgiving box office
Thanksgiving weekend moviegoing was still far from the feast it normally is, but Disney’s “Encanto” and the Lady Gaga-led “House of Gucci” both gave a lift to two genres that have been particularly battered by the pandemic: family movies and adult dramas.
A single truffle can cost up to $3,800 are they worth the money?
A single truffle can cost up to $3,800 are they worth the money? There is something intoxicating about the smell of truffles. In 2019, someone paid over $130,000 for just over two pounds of white truffles. Because they grow below ground, they have to find a way "to entice us," says truffle scientist Paul Thomas. Consuming truffles, especially white truffles, he says, gives similar intoxicating effects as cannabis, though to a lesser degree.cnbc.com