At The Movies
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
Martial-arts master Shang-Chi confronts the past he
thought he left behind when he's drawn into the web of
the mysterious Ten Rings organization. Marvel
Studios' Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings
stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must
confront the past he thought he left behind when he is
drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings
organization. The film also stars Tony Leung
as Wenwu, Awkwafina as Shang-Chi's friend Katy
and Michelle Yeoh as Jiang Nan, as well as
Fala Chen, Meng'er Zhang,
Florian Munteanu and Ronny
Sweet Girl (Netflix)
A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people
responsible for his wife's death while protecting the
only family he has left, his daughter. Isabella
Merced is great in her role. One of Jason
Momoa’s better movies outside Aquaman. it will be
interesting to see his future Netflix movies. Sweet Girl
featuring Jason Momoa and Isabela Merced is streaming
with subscription on Netflix.
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Nine Perfect Strangers (Netflix)
Based on The New York Times best-selling book by author
Liane Moriarty, Nine Perfect Strangers
takes place at a boutique health and wellness resort
that promises healing and transformation as nine
stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better
way of living. Watching over them during this 10 day
retreat is the resort's director, Masha (Nicole
Kidman), a woman on a mission to reinvigorate
their tired minds and bodies. However, these nine
"perfect" strangers have no idea what is about to hit
them. Samara Weaving, Melissa
McCarthy and Grace Van Patten also
Kelley Flanagan took a break from posting about fashion and
vacations to share a more serious topic on Instagram. The former
Bachelor Nation contestant tearfully explained in an emotional video
that she had "some not so good news," going on to explain that she'd been
diagnosed with Lyme Disease.
What's the secret to staying fit, gorgeous and fabulous at 50? For Top
Chef host Padma Lakshmi, it's all about a holistic approach to
food. The Emmy nominated Bravo star exclusively revealed her
workout routine. "Honestly, the secret is just living in the gym," the Top Chef
Family Style guest star on Peacock noted.
Stars like Kris Jenner and Bebe Rexha are arriving
to Italy in some pretty fabulous attire. Over the weekend, Dolce & Gabbana
hosted their latest Alta Moda show where a slew of talent
including Jennifer Lopez dressed to impress.
Three Amigos! stars Steve Martin and Martin
Short deemed their Only Murders in the Building co-lead Selena
Gomez worthy of a "fourth amigo" label after bonding during the Hulu
mystery comedy series.
Candyman was summoned to the top of domestic box office charts,
collecting an impressive $22.37 million from 3,569 theaters in its first three
days of release.
Covid is still disrupting the Oscar season. The Academy of Motion
Picture Arts and Science canceled all in-person events and screenings for
the remainder of 2021. However, the Academy Museum in Los Angeles
is still scheduled to open on Sept. 30, with the museum operating at 50%
Apple Studios announced a new drama, Raymond & Ray, which
will star Ewan McGregor and Ethan Hawke as half
brothers. The new film is written and directed by Rodrigo García,
who previously worked with McGregor on Last Days In The Desert.
In its most recent quarterly earnings report, Disney announced that the
number of Disney Plus paid subscribers swelled to 116 million as
of July 3.
The early buzz for Top Gun: Maverick is that the movie is stellar;
telling a new story while paying homage to the original 1986 film. The Top
Gun sequel, which stars Tom Cruise reprising his role as
Maverick, also has Val Kilmer coming back as his rival, Iceman.
Bringing back Kilmer, who lost the use of his voice while recovering from throat
cancer, in the film was apparently a requirement for Cruise.
Production on the third season of The Umbrella Academy has
been steadily rolling forward since it was greenlit by Netflix. While we
still don't know when it will premiere on the streaming platform, we now know
that the cast and crew have just wrapped up production.
Dennis Rodman’s infamous 48-hour bender in Las Vegas during the
1998 NBA Finals is set to become a feature film from Lionsgate and
Jon Stewart’s new current affairs series, The Problem With Jon
Stewart, will debut on Thursday, Sept. 30 on AppleTV+ with new
episodes coming every other week.
The CW’s Nancy Drew universe is officially expanding: The
network has given a series order to spinoff Tom Swift. The
billionaire inventor character, as played by Tian Richards, was
introduced in an episode of Nancy Drew that aired last May.