Month: March 2021

As France struggles with a rise in Covid variant cases, the country will enter a third nationwide lockdown beginning April 3, President Emmanuel Macron announced this evening in a televised address. This is currently expected to last until May 2. Some 19 départements (similar to counties) were already under a third lockdown that began on
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News Patti Smith Starts Substack for Essays, Music, and More Plus a paid subscription option that gives access to a new serial, The Melting By Eric Torres March 31, 2021 Facebook Twitter Patti Smith, November 2019 (PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP via Getty Images) Facebook Twitter Patti Smith has joined Substack. The singer-songwriter and author announced her upcoming
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Venom: Let There Be Carnage will now hit theaters a week later than previously announced, on September 24. The Venom sequel will have the full suite of 3D, IMAX and premium large format screens. It will open opposite Paramount’s Antoine Fuqua actioner Infinite, Sopranos prequel film The Many Saints of Newark, Michael Showalter’s The Eyes of Tammy Faye and Stephen Chbosky’s
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New Line’s Mortal Kombat is opening on April 23 now, not April 16. Last minute decision comes as Warner Bros. is about to sop up $20M-$30M over the next five days from the opening of Legendary’s Godzilla vs. Kong which will rep the biggest domestic B.O. opening during the pandemic. Also, given the heat on Mortal Kombat –the pic’s
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News YouTube Won’t Pull YG’s “Meet the Flockers” Amid Staff Outcry Over Anti-Asian Lyrics Executives said that the song’s lyrics violated the company’s hate speech policy, but it’s staying up because of an exception made for music videos’ “artistic context” By Evan Minsker March 30, 2021 Facebook Twitter Rich Fury Facebook Twitter YouTube has declined
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Pixar’s two latest projects, Soul and Luca, will not get the chance at a wide theatrical release, even as more theaters are opening up in anticipation for the movie industry’s first summer box office season in two years. According to The Hollywood Reporter’s former editorial director Matthew Belloni, Pixar employees are discouraged by Disney’s strategy:
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UPDATED: Warner Bros. has pushed up the release date for Hugh Jackman-starrer Reminiscence. Previously set to hit theaters and HBO Max on September 3, the film will now debut a week earlier, on August 27. The move takes the film out of Labor Day competition, with Paramount’s Jackass 4, Screen Gems/Constantin’s reboot of Resident Evil starring Kaya Scoldelario, and Marvel’s
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“My parents can’t be spies—they’re not cool enough!” At least that’s what Carmen (Alexa PenaVega) and Juni (Daryl Sabara) thought at the beginning of Spy Kids, the 2001 hit action flick. But c’mon, the Cortez kids should’ve known better, considering their mom and dad were played by none other than Antonio Banderas and Carla Gugino
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After Disney plopped its Ryan Reynolds action comedy Free Guy from 20th Century Studios on August 13, a week before Lionsgate’s sequel The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard which also stars Reynolds, it stood to reason the latter would move. The new date for the Reynolds-Samuel L. Jackson sequel, which also stars Salma Hayek, is June 16.
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News Waxahatchee Covers Lucinda Williams, Dolly Parton, and Bruce Springsteen: Listen The new deluxe edition of Saint Cloud features her takes on “Fruits of My Labor,” “Light of a Clear Blue Morning,” and “Streets of Philadelphia” By Sam Sodomsky March 29, 2021 Facebook Twitter Waxahatchee (Photo by Johnny Eastlund) Facebook Twitter Waxahatchee is celebrating the
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Production on Thor: Love and Thunder is currently underway, and the anticipation surrounding the fourth installment in the God of Thunder’s franchise is growing. Plot details are currently scarce, but we do know the film includes an all-star cast consisting of Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson and Christian Bale. And now, it would appear
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