Daily Archives: May 20, 2018

Indie Focus: Renewal and rediscovery with 'First Reformed,' 'Book Club' and 'Cold Water'

Reviewing the film for The Times, Katie Walsh said, “This movie is either in your wheelhouse or it’s not, but for those looking forward to ‘Book Club,’ it delivers. For what it is — a breezy bit of Nancy Meyers-like fantasy, featuring four beloved actresses talking about sex, baby — it’s exceedingly enjoyable. But beyond its shiny surfa… ENTERTAINMENT – ...

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'Deadpool 2' tops 'Avengers' but fails to surpass its predecessor

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Two Josh Brolin-led Marvel movies dominated the domestic box office this weekend, led by 20th Century Fox’s “Deadpool 2.” “It’s Deadpool’s world and we’re just living in it,” said Chris Aronson, the studio’s president of distribution. The film opened in first place with $ 125 million, the second… … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles Times

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On the Charts: Post Malone's 'Beerbongs & Bentleys' Continues to Reign

Post Malone spent his third consecutive week atop the Billboard 200 as the rapper’s Beerbongs & Bentleys remained in the Number One spot. The album added 147,000 total copies to its haul, 122,000 of which were streaming equivalent albums (SEAs). Despite only selling 18,000 traditional copies, Beerbongs & Bentleys joined Black Panther: The Album as the only 2018 releases to ...

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'Kiss Me, Kate' actress Patricia Morison dies at 103

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Actress Patricia Morison, the originator of the ultimate diva trope through her role in the 1948 Broadway musical “Kiss Me, Kate,” has died, according to the Hollywood Reporter. She was 103. Morison, an 80-year stage and screen veteran, died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles of natural causes. … … ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles ...

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World to help battle against mental illness

A new international alliance will also campaign for the issue to be recognised in the same way as physical illness. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that mental ill health was “fast becoming one of the defining global health challenges of the 21st century”. But Mr Hunt warned that until recently it had not had the profile it deserved. He said: ...

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A royal wedding TV spectacle where the new world met the old and showed a rethinking of the monarchy

Hollywood was represented, too, at the Windsor chapel. Oprah Winfrey, George and Amal Clooney, Elton John, Idris Elba, James Corden, Victoria (dressed in dark colors and red stilettos) and David Beckham and Serena Williams — along with nearly the entire cast of Markle’s USA Network series “Suits” — were among those who were filmed walking carefully across uneven stone drives ...

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