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Netflix’s ‘Money Heist: Korea’ Is ‘Squid Game’ Meets a Cheesy Heist Movie
As casual viewers and dedicated binge-watchers alike know, there’s simply too much TV these days—both in terms of the number of shows, and the length of their copious installments. On the heels of Stranger Things’ bloated fourth season, that overabundance is now also seen via Money Heist: Korea...
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Tokyo Film Market to Stay in Online Mode for Third Year
TIFFCOM, the affiliated market of Tokyo...
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Jury finds Bill Cosby sexually abused 16-year-old girl in 1975
Jurors at a civil trial have found that Bill Cosby sexually abused a 16-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1975. The Los Angeles County jury delivered the verdict on Tuesday in favour of Judy Huth, who is now 64, and awarded her 500,000 dollars (£407,327).Jurors found that Mr Cosby...
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Chinese reporter Zhang Weihan recounts police harassment, detention in Tangshan
Taipei, June 21, 2022 – Chinese authorities should thoroughly investigate the alleged police attack on journalist Zhang Weihan and ensure that the press can work freely and without fear of harassment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Tuesday. Zhang said in a video that on June 12, police in...
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Crash Director Paul Haggis Arrested in Italy for Alleged Sexual Assault
Paul Haggis is facing new allegations of sexual assault. On June 19, the Oscar-winning Crash director was detained in the southern Italian town of Ostuni on charges of...
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At 80, Paul McCartney still makes genius look effortless
There’s a lovely scene in Peter Jackson’s recent documentary The Beatles: Get Back that sums up the taken-for-granted brilliance of Paul McCartney. It’s another day in Twickenham studios, where McCartney is single-handedly wrestling the Beatles into recording a new album. John Lennon, George...
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Seriously, why not Tom Cruise for president and Russell Brand for PM?
Matt Lewis at The Daily Beast has a timely article, asking: “Do Democrats Already Have Their Own Trump That Could Win in 2024?” In this case, “their own Donald Trump” may be media star and billionaire Oprah Winfrey. Lewis observes that we live in an “age of celebrity” that mixes entertainment and...
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French cinema legend Jean-Louis Trintignant dies at age 91
Summary Starred with Brigitte Bardot in famed 1956 filmWon 1969 Cannes Festival award for best actorWas major player in the French 'New Wave' movement PARIS, June 17 (Reuters) - French actor Jean-Louis Trintignant, whose career was launched at the same...
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Saudi Arabia bans Pixar’s Lightyear over same-sex kiss
The Hollywood film has been banned in a number of countries in the Middle East because of a kiss between space ranger Alisha and her partner Toy Story spin-off Lightyear will not be released in Saudi Arabia due to the inclusion of a same-sex kiss, the latest in a string of Hollywood films that have...
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Justin Bieber Reveals Health Crisis: Half My Face Is Paralyzed!
Frightening news from a modern-day pop icon today, as Justin Bieber shared a worrisome health update with fans. The singer took to Instagram to both explain and demonstrate a condition for which he's now received a diagnosis. It seems Bieber was shocked recently to find that he was unable to move...
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