At The Movies
Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle,
nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner)
for her most dangerous adventure yet; high school.
Accompanied by a ragtag group of teens and Boots the
monkey, Dora embarks on a quest to save her parents
while trying to solve the seemingly impossible mystery
behind a lost Incan civilization, the lost city of gold.
Benicio Del Toro, Eva
Longoria, Danny Trejo and Michael
Pena also star in this adaptation of a TV kids
Pokémon Detective Pikachu
Detective Pikachu (voice of Ryan Reynolds) wakes up in the middle
of nowhere with amnesia and the only clue he has to his past is a name and
address written inside his cap. Pikachu makes his way to the address in Ryme
City and finds Tim Goodman (Justice Smith), who's astonished to
find the little yellow creature can talk. The two of them team up to find Tim's
missing father, Harry. Chasing clues through the streets of Ryme City, the
dynamic duo soon discover a devious plot that poses a threat to the Pokémon
The Fast & Furious franchise has yet again delivered a #1 opener with the
franchise spin-off Hobbs & Shaw taking the top spot at this weekend's box
office. Overall the weekend showed improvement over the same weekend last year
for the third straight week in a row and on top of Hobbs & Shaw, continued
strong performances from The Lion King, Once Upon
a Time in Hollywood and the platform release of A24's The Farewell
helped what has been a bit of a late summer surge at the domestic box office.
Riverdale transplant Josie McCoy touches down in the Big Apple in the
first full length trailer for the upcoming spinoff Katy Keene.
Launching at midseason, Katy Keene, which takes place five years after
Riverdale, stars Pretty Little Liars‘ Lucy Hale
as the eponymous fashion designer and Archie Comics character, who
welcomes aspiring musician Josie (Ashleigh Murray) as her new
Supernatural is ending after its upcoming 15th season, but series star
Jensen Ackles says he’s open to returning to the world down the line.
The upcoming 20 episode season is set to cap off Supernatural’s run as the
longest running sci-fi/fantasy series in American broadcast television history
and bring the show’s total to a whopping 327 episodes.
Congressman and presidential candidate Tim Ryan suspended his
campaign to return to his state of Ohio where one of this weekend’s mass
shootings took place. An obviously frustrated Ryan blasted Republicans for doing
nothing about gun control, telling MSNBC, “Republicans need to, quite
frankly, get their shit together and stop pandering to the NRA because people
are getting killed.”
Chinese animated feature Nezha has overtaken Disney’s Zootopia
to become the highest grossing animation of all time at the Chinese box office.
Nezha broke Zootopia’s $220 million record on August 2 after only eight days on
Disney’s domination at the global box office and its plans to take on
Netflix will be centre stage when it reports its latest results this week,
with films from Avengers: Endgame to The Lion King driving its
best year ever on the big screen. The share price of the world’s biggest
entertainment company has surged by more than a quarter over the past year,
making for a $260 billion stock market valuation as it continues to dominate
cinemas while plotting its streaming future with the launch of its rival to
Netflix later this year.
It Chapter Two will terrify audiences next month, and as we
get closer and closer to the horror sequel, you can expect to see an increase in
publicity material. That includes two creepy new posters which put Pennywise the
Dancing Clown right up in your face, ready to give you a slew of nightmares.
Afton Williamson said that she exited the ABC series The
Rookie due to repeated instances of racial discrimination as well as
sexual assault and harassment.
More details are coming out about HBO Max’s Gossip Girl
reboot, and if there’s any indication, the next generation of Upper East Siders
will be getting away with a whole lot more.
Freshly back on American soil, A$AP Rocky is celebrating his release from
Swedish custody by attending Kanye West’s Sunday Service. A$AP
Rocky was spotted in videos posted online chatting with Kendall Jenner
and A$AP Ferg at the weekly service.
Celebrating the upcoming Beverly Hills, 90210 reboot on
Fox, Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth enjoyed a fun
night out at the Instagram-worthy (and deeply nostalgic) Peach Pit Pop Up
in Los Angeles.
Valentina Sampaio has reportedly been hired to appear in a
Victoria's Secret campaign, which would make her the first openly
transgender model for the lingerie company, which has been trying to rebrand.
Batman and Black Lightning are coming to The CW's
Crisis. As revealed at the 2019 Television Critics
Association summer press tour, the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover
will span five episodes across to quarters and feature characters from Black
Lightning in their first ever Arrowverse crossover and Kevin Conroy
as Bruce Wayne from the future.