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Here’s A Better Theory About Sauron’s True Identity In ‘The Rings Of Power’

Who is Sauron in Amazon’s The Rings Of Power? Credit: Amazon One of the biggest mysteries in The Rings Of Power—outside of whether or not there will ever actually be rings on the show—is who the shape-shifting villain, Sauron, is disguised as. Could he be the mysterious Stranger that fell like a comet from the […]

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Box Office: ‘Woman King’ Drops Just 42% As ‘Ticket To Paradise’ Expands Overseas

Still Photography on the set of “Ticket To Paradise” Stills Photography by Vince Vali In holdover news for the weekend, Universal’s Ticket to Paradise continued to slowly open overseas in advance of its October 21 domestic debut. The George Clooney/Julia Roberts rom-com, about two bitter exes who team up to sabotage their daughter’s (Kaitlyn Dever) […]

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‘Avatar’s’ Successful Re-Release Reignites A Familiar Debate

James Cameron’s Avatar Fox and Disney Every time it is brought up, James Cameron’s Avatar seems to ignite the same debate – how did the highest-grossing film of all time fail to leave a cultural impact? It’s an interesting question, and a telling assumption; it’s true that Avatar didn’t leave the same imprint on pop […]

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Box Office: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ And ‘Avatar’ Both Earn $30 Million Global

Olivia Wilde and Florence Pugh in ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Warner Bros. Discovery Warner Bros. and New Line’s Don’t Worry Darling (review) opened atop the domestic box office this weekend with $19.2 million. That’s a decent figure for a $35 million R-rated, adult-skewing, star-driven original. It’s right between A Simple Favor ($16 million in 2018) and […]

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Netflix’s ‘Dahmer’ Is Splitting Critics And Fans Yet Again

Dahmer Netflix Netflix’s current #1 show is Dahmer, which has a mouthful of a full title of “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” one of at least a dozen looks at the infamous serial killer across media, but this one is probably the highest budgeted, and now most viewed, given its prominence on Netflix. […]

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Wordle Today #463 Hints, Clues And Answer For Sunday, September 25th

How to solve today’s Wordle. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Wait, what exactly happened to Saturday? Sometimes I honestly don’t know where the time goes. I remember making coffee, getting some writing done, cleaning, yelling at the dogs, cleaning, hiking, grocery shopping, making dinner . . . but it’s all a blur! I did lots […]

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‘The Rings Of Power’ Is Making A Mockery Of Tolkien’s Work

Galadriel bears no resemblance to any version of Tolkien’s elven lady. Neither does ‘The Rings Of … [+] Power’ to his body of work or ‘The Lord Of The Rings.’ Credit: Amazon If someone were to adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings trilogy in the same manner as Amazon is adapting its appendices […]

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Friday Box Office: ‘The Woman King’ Holds As ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Passes $710 Million

‘The Woman King’ Ilze Kitshoff In holdover news for Friday, Sony’s The Woman King earned another $2.975 million (-56%) on Friday, setting the stage for a $10 million (-47%) weekend and a $35.1 million ten-day total. Yes, that’s an excellent hold for a well-reviewed and well-received theatrical release, in yet another example of how online-centric […]

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Friday Box Office: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Nabs Stylish $9.4 Million As ‘Avatar’ Earns $3.3 Million

Harry Styles and Florence Pugh in Olivia Wilde’s ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Warner Bros. and New Line Warner Bros. and New Line’s Don’t Worry Darling (review) topped the domestic box office on Friday with $9.4 million. That’s essentially tied with the $9.26 million opening day gross of Emily Blunt’s The Girl on the Train back in […]

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Oprah Winfrey, Hugh Jackman, And Other Celebrities Recommend Coaching As A Necessity For Success

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – DECEMBER 14: Hugh Jackman greets Oprah Winfrey during the second taping of the … [+] “Oprah Winfrey Show” at the Sydney Opera House on December 14, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. 12,000 audience members were selected from 350,000 applicants to participate in two tapings of “The Oprah Winfrey Show” at the Sydney Opera […]

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Wordle Today #462 Hints, Clues And Answer: Saturday, September 24th

Wordle #462 Solution In Pictures via Getty Images It’s Autumn at last. Friday marked the first full day of the new season and now summer really is in our rearview mirrors. As my friend, Ned, might say: Winter is coming. So is Halloween, Thanksgiving—soon, Christmas will descend upon us, first in the form of advertisements […]

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Natasha Dupeyrón – Verónica Castro Dramedy ‘Cuando Sea Joven’ (When I’m Young) Opens In U.S. Theaters

Natasha Dupeyron in a scene from “Cuando Seas Joven.” Pantelion Films Cuando Sea Joven (When I’m Young), starring Natasha Dupeyrón and the iconic Verónica Castro, opens today in more than 300 U.S. theaters. The film, produced by Eugenio Derbez and Ben Odell’s 3Pas Studios, is being released in Spanish with English subtitles. It also features […]

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Rap Queen Rico Nasty Hopes Jeffrey P. Bezos Is Capable Of Tears

AUSTIN, TEXAS – SEPTEMBER 01: Rico Nasty performs in concert during the “Blue Water Road Trip” tour … [+] at Moody Amphitheater at Waterloo Park on September 01, 2022 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images) Getty Images Rico Nasty makes music that makes people feel at home. Its brash juxtaposition of femininity and […]

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‘Super/Natural’ Proves Science Fact Is Stranger Than Fiction

An Anole lizard breathing underwater using it’s air bubble in Costa Rica. (National Geographic for … [+] Disney+/Robin Cox) National Geographic for Disney+/ Nature is awesome, and fascinating, and sometimes maybe even a little scary. The unique ways that different creatures and organisms have evolved, and the amazing—albeit sometimes quite odd—adaptations they develop to allow […]

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The Best New Movies And Shows To Stream On Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO, Mubi, Apple TV+, Disney+, Peacock And Paramount+ This Weekend

LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 02: Joaquin Phoenix attends the EE British Academy Film Awards 2020 at … [+] Royal Albert Hall on February 02, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Lia Toby/Getty Images) Getty Images If you’re like me, then you have multiple subscriptions to several different streaming platforms—which are all constantly adding new movies. […]

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Box Office: ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ Passes $1 Billion Worldwide

(from left) Dr. Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum), Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill), Dr. Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern), Claire Dearing (Bryce Dallas Howard), Owen Grady (Chris Pratt), Maisie Lockwood (Isabella Sermon) and Kayla Watts (DeWanda Wise) in Jurassic World Dominion, co-written and directed by Colin Trevorrow. © 2022 Universal Studios and Amblin Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. […]

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Netflix Sets ThankPremierePremiere For Tim Burton’s Wednesday

Director Tim Burton poses on the red carpet as he arrives to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award, … [+] at the 16th edition of the Rome Film Fest in Rome, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved Netflix NFLX has announced a premiere for Wednesday, Tim Burton’s […]

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Today’s Wordle #461 Hints, Clues And Answer For Friday, September 23rd

How to solve today’s Wordle. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images It’s the first day of Fall! The first Wordle of Autumn! In fact, the 500th Wordle lands on Halloween, which almost feels intentional. I keep hoping we’ll get ‘ghost’ or ‘witch’ or something like that on Halloween, but that’s probably not going to happen. Wishful […]

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Over 13 Million People Watched ‘Thursday Night Football’ On Amazon Prime Last Week

Topline Week one of Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video averaged 13.3 million viewers, Amazon announced Thursday, citing Nielsen data, after the tech giant last year spent a reported $11 billion to be able to exclusively air the games for 11 years. Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Drue Tranquill tackles Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver […]

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5 Things We Learned From The ‘Avatar’ Rerelease Press Conference

Director (and more) James Cameron photographed at the premiere of ‘Avatar’ at the Grauman’s Chinese … [+] Theatre in Los Angeles, California, in 2009. AFP via Getty Images It was back in 2009 when Avatar, James Cameron’s science fiction epic, landed in theaters and set multiple new box office gold standards. It grossed $2.85 billion, […]

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Today’s Wordle Word Of The Day #460 Hint, Clues And Solution — Thursday, September 22nd

How to solve today’s Wordle. In Pictures via Getty Images The weeks have really been flying by, haven’t they? Today is the last day of summer and the first day of autumn. The Fall Equinox takes place at 6:03pm, meaning today you woke up and it was still summer, but tonight when you go to […]

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British Music Economy In Partial Recovery But Demands More Government Help

Gramophone records and players on display at the Old Sound Museum, Dennis, Massachusetts, USA, 31st … [+] October 1978. (Photo by Barbara Alper/Getty Images) Getty Images The good news: the British music industry’s contribution to the UK’s economy in 2021 was up 26% from 2020. The bad news: it was still down 31% on its […]

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‘Serial’ Leads Apple And Spotify Podcast Charts After Adnan Syed Freed From Prison

Topline Serial, the podcast that is largely credited with starting the podcast craze and popularizing the true-crime genre after it questioned the murder conviction of subject Adnan Syed, jumped to the top of charts Wednesday, two days after Syed was freed from prison. Adnan Syed, center, leaves the Elijah E. Cummings Courthouse, Monday, Sept. 19, […]

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Hollywood Power Couple Joshua Jackson And Jodie Turner-Smith Strive To Empower Creatives From All Walks Of Life

Jodie Turner-Smith and Joshua Jackson Frankie Mark/Motorola razr He comes from a long career in film & television. She is consistently making her own waves in Hollywood today. Together, husband & wife team Joshua Jackson and Jodie Turner-Smith are each other’s biggest supporter, as they collectively strive to also make a positive impact in the […]

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Telemundo Unveils ‘El Señor De Los Cielos’ Season 8 Cast, Showcases Return Of Rafael Amaya In Lead Role

Rafael Amaya returns as Aurelio Casillas for Season 8 of “El Señor de los Cielos.” Telemundo Telemundo unveiled the official cast leading the eighth season of its Emmy Award-winning franchise El Señor de los Cielos (The Lord of the Skies). With the tagline “legends never die,” the writers have done their magic to bring back […]

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Lessons Learned Help Shape Season Two Of ‘Abbott Elementary’

Abbott Elementary airs on ABC. Pictured SHERYL LEE RALPH, CHRIS PERFETTI (ABC/Gilles Mingasson) It feels quite appropriate that Quinta Brunson learned a few lessons while writing a series that takes place in a school. Brunson is the creator of and stars in Abbott Elementary, which recently picked up three Emmy awards, including one for Brunson […]

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Review: ‘Andor’ Is, By Default, The Best Disney+ ‘Star Wars’ Show Yet

‘Andor’ poster Disney Andor (2022) Lucasfilm/TV-14/12 episodes Created by Tony Gilroy Starring Diego Luna, Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Fiona Shaw Debuting September 21 on Disney+ Like The Mandalorian before it, the first three episodes of Andor make up a glorified three-part pilot, so it makes sense that they […]

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Hollywood & Mind: Hamilton Leithauser’s Raw Account Of His Return To Touring After The Covid Pause

Hamilton Leithauser performs at Austin City Limits Music Festival in 2017 getty What’s it really been like for musicians to go back out on the road amid the domino effect of Covid? Hamilton Leithauser’s raw recounting of his return to the stage, which delivered his first real bout with anxiety, resonates well beyond those who […]

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‘Last Film Show’ Is India’s Official Entry To Oscars

Pan Nalin’s Last Film Show is India’s official entry to 95th Academy Awards. Roy Kapur Films India’s official entry to the 95th Academy Awards was announced Tuesday evening and the Gujarati film Last Film Show (Chhello Show) was named as the official entry to the Best International Feature Film category. Directed by Pan Nalin, the […]

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Kanye Says His Catalog Put Up For Sale Without His Knowledge—‘Just Like Taylor Swift’

Topline Ye, otherwise known as Kanye West, said Tuesday his publishing catalog “is being put up for sale without my knowledge,” one day after Billboard reported the rapper is seeking a monumental valuation for his songs, comparing the situation to that of Taylor Swift’s fight to attain her masters. Kanye West is seen leaving the […]

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