At The Movies
While spending years attempting to return home, marooned
Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear (Chris Evans)
encounters an army of ruthless robots commanded by Zurg
who are attempting to steal his fuel source. An epic
sci-fi action adventure and the definitive origin story
of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy,
Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s
marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million light-years
from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As
Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and
time, he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and
his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating
matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of
Zurg, an imposing presence with an army of ruthless
robots and a mysterious agenda.
An intimate look at Jennifer Lopez as she
reflects on her milestones and evolution as an artist,
and navigates the second half of her career continuing
to entertain, empower and inspire. Jennifer Lopez:
Halftime is a 2022 American Netflix original
documentary film directed by Amanda Micheli.
Its story follows the career of Jennifer Lopez, with a
heavy focus on her performance at the Super
Bowl LIV Halftime Show. The film premiered at
the opening night of the 2022 Tribeca Film
Festival, and on Netflix on June 14, 2022.
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Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+)
Obi-Wan Kenobi answers the question of what happened to
the Jedi master following the events of Revenge of the
Sith. How did Obi-Wan become Ben Kenobi? How did he age
so much on Tatooine? While that last question probably
won’t be answered, Ewan McGregor does
return in his most famous role 23 years after he debuted
in The Phantom Menace. So far, the Disney+ limited
series is engrossing with a new villain in Inquisitor
Reva (Moses Ingram) really dialing up the
Dark Side levels, a young Leia (played precociously by
Vivien Lyra Blair), and even
surprising celebrity cameos like Red Hot Chili Peppers
bassist Flea. If you like anything Star Wars,
you’ll enjoy Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Pokemon voice actor Billy Kametz has died weeks after
revealing his terminal colon cancer diagnosis. Kametz passing was announced on
his GoFundMe page, set up in April to cover medical, travel and insurance
expenses when he told fans he was “doing OK” amid chemotherapy treatments and
radiation on his spine for stage 4 of the disease.
Jennifer Lopez almost quit showbiz after she was mocked over her
curvy bum. The singer and actress, 52, said she was propelled to fame at a time
when the celebrity body ideal was super skinny and said not fitting the mould
contributed to pushing her to the verge of giving up her dreams. She said:
“There were many times where I was just like, ‘I think I’m just going to quit.’
I had to really figure out who I was. And believe in that and not believe in
Walt Disney Co has been unable to obtain permission to show its
new Pixar movie Lightyear in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian
countries, and the animated film appeared unlikely to open in China, the world’s
largest movie market. The animated film depicts a same-sex couple who share a
brief kiss, which prompted the United Arab Emirates to ban the film.
British police have had charged Oscar winning actor Kevin
Spacey over historic allegations of sex offences, with the actor due in
court on Thursday. Prosecutors last month authorized the charges to be brought
against Spacey, 62, on four counts of sexual assault against three men.
The Teen Mom community has lost one of its own. Lane
Fernandez, who was featured on seasons two and three of MTV's Teen Mom:
Young and Pregnant with his ex Malorie Beaver and her sister
Rachel Beaver, died at the age of 28..
Though Larsa Pippen may be on the outs with the Kardashians, she
is keeping up with one of their exes. The Real Housewives of
Miami star, who earlier this year got candid about the "demise" of her
friendship with Kim Kardashian, addressed recent photos of herself
hanging out with Kourtney Kardashian's ex Scott Disick.
Sophia Bush is married. The One Tree Hill
alum has married entrepreneur Grant Hughes in his home state of
Oklahoma, nearly a year after the two got engaged.
Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions have acquired North
American rights to The Good House from Amblin Partners,
in association with Participant. The film will have its U.S. premiere at
the Tribeca Film Festival on June 18, with Roadside
Attractions setting a wide release date for September 30 exclusively in
Margot Robbie played the character in the Suicide Squad
movies, but Gaga’s version is expected to ‘exist in a different universe’.
Lady Gaga is to play Harley Quinn in the sequel to the
multi award winning Joker, which is due to see Joaquin Phoenix
return to his lead role.