At The Movies
Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet), a
brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny
beyond his understanding, must travel to the most
dangerous planet in the universe to ensure the future of
his family and his people. As malevolent forces explode
into conflict over the planet's exclusive supply of the
most precious resource in existence, only those who can
conquer their own fear will survive. Jason
Momoa and Zendaya add their star power to
this screen adaptation of the classic novel.
Ron's Gone Wrong
Barney is a socially awkward schoolboy who receives a
robot named Ron, a walking, talking, digitally connected
device that's supposed to be his best friend. Barney is
excited to finally have his own robot, until his new toy
starts to hilariously malfunction, drawing the attention
of a shady executive who wants to protect his company's
stock price at all costs.
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Dave Chapelle: The Closer (Netflix)
As he closes out his state of comedy specials, Dave
takes the stage to try and set the record straight, and
get a few things off his chest. It takes courage to do
this set, even for Dave Chappelle. He did a brilliant
job. A true master of walking the fine line and this
might be the last time you see him do it in a while.
Word of warning, this can be very offensive so do use
your best judgment when deciding to watch.
Michelle Yi, a former fan favourite on the reality competition
series Survivor: Fiji, was attacked by a homeless woman in Santa Monica,
California, last week. Yi was stabbed and beaten with a metal baton when she
arrived to teach class at a Pilates studio.
Kate Beckinsale didn’t injure herself on the set of her latest
movie, she hurt her back while putting on a pair of leggings in her hotel room.
The British actress was taken to hospital via ambulance in Las Vegas last month,
with reports at the time suggesting that she’d suffered an injury while shooting
her latest movie Prisoner’s Daughter.
Netflix projects the Korean-language megahit Squid Game
will create almost $900 million dollars in value. In a confidential document
reviewed by Bloomberg News, Squid Game generated $891.1 million in
impact value, Netflix’s proprietary metric describing the measure of a title’s
economic contribution based on subscriber viewing.
The John Wick prequel series at Starz, The Continental,
has cast Colin Woodell in the lead role. Woodell will star as a
young Winston Scott, the character played in the film franchise by Ian
McShane. Mel Gibson was named as a star of the series earlier.
Apple announced nine new additions to the cast of Extrapolations,
an upcoming anthology series about climate change helmed by Scott Z. Burns.
Meryl Streep, Sienna Miller, Kit Harington,
Tahar Rahim, Matthew Rhys, Daveed Diggs,
Gemma Chan, David Schwimmer and Adarsh
Gourav will lead the series, which is currently in production and produced
for Apple TV Plus Michael Ellenberg’s Media Res.
Uma Thurman has been cast as Arianna Huffington
in the Showtime series Super Pumped, which charts the rise
Lori Loughlin is gracing the silver screen once again. The actress
will make her acting comeback in the second season of the When Calls
the Heart spin-off, When Hope Calls, which
premieres on Dec. 18 on GAC Family.
Netflix posted positive results in its Q3 2021 earnings report on
Tuesday, including strong subscriber growth that outpaced analyst expectations.
The company reported 4.4 million global paid net subscriber additions, handily
beating estimates of 3.84 million.
Marvel Studios may have recently pushed back all of their movies
on the 2022 release calendar, but there's one movie on their future slate of
comic book blockbusters that is standing strong. Guardians of the Galaxy.
Vol. 3 is still on track to kick off the blockbuster summer in a couple
years by hitting theaters on May 5, 2023.