At The Movies
Jaime Reyes suddenly finds himself in possession of an ancient relic of alien
biotechnology called the Scarab. When the Scarab chooses Jaime to be its
symbiotic host, he's bestowed with an incredible suit of armor that's capable of
extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he
becomes the superhero Blue Beetle. Blue Beetle will release on August 18, 2023,
and stars Xolo Maridueña, Bruna Marquezine,
Adriana Barraza, Damián Alcázar, Raoul Max
Trujillo, Susan Sarandon, and George Lopez.
Twisted Metal (Peacock)
John Doe (Anthony Mackie), a motormouthed
outsider with no memory of his past, is offered a once
in a lifetime opportunity to make his wish of finding
community come true, but only if he can successfully
deliver a mysterious package across a postapocalyptic
wasteland. With the help of Quiet, a trigger-happy car
thief searching for revenge, he faces twisted marauders
driving vehicles of destruction and other dangers of the
open road, including a highway patrolman and a deranged
clown who drives an all too familiar ice cream truck.
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Babylon (Prime Video)
Decadence, depravity and outrageous excess lead to the
rise and fall of several ambitious dreamers in 1920s
Hollywood as the industry begins to transition from
silent pictures to the world of sound films. This film
presents a captivating narrative of immense aspiration
and extravagant indulgence, as it chronicles the ascent
and decline of various characters amidst a period of
unrestrained opulence and corruption in the early days
of Hollywood. Babylon featuring Brad Pitt
and Margot Robbie is streaming with
subscription on Prime Video, and streaming on
Captain Lee Rosbach is speaking out on the sexual misconduct
incidents that took place on this week’s episode of Below Deck
Down Under. During Monday’s episode, Luke Jones and
Laura Bileskalne were both fired as a result of their “despicable”
Lebanon has banned Barbie screenings entirely. The Middle Eastern
country’s culture minister, Mohammad Mortada, decided to ban the
world-wide mega hit from playing in cinemas, justifying that it “promoted
homosexuality” and goes against religious values.
Sacha Baron Cohen is reportedly set to revive one of his
most beloved characters for an upcoming live comedy tour. Variety reports
that the Borat star is in the midst of putting together a new standup
tour, part of which will feature Ali G, the dim-witted London rapper
whose absurd interview questions frustrated and flummoxed the likes of astronaut
Buzz Aldrin, late 60 Minutes curmudgeon Andy Rooney,
and Victoria and David Beckham.
Lizzo is no longer in the run for Super Bowl Lviii’s
halftime performer. According to Daily Mail, an NFL insider
told the outlet that in wake of the shocking sexual harassment and fat-shaming
allegations the popstar is facing from several former dancers, she has been
dropped from contention for the 2024 halftime show, an immediate decision made
by the organization.
You win some, you lose some. That’s what Timothy Olyphant learned
when he tried to land the role of Captain Kirk in the modern
Star Trek franchise, a role that instead went to Chris Pine.
Steve Martin is pretty set on retiring after Only
Murders in the Building wraps. Though the show, now in its third
season, doesn’t have any plans to end just yet, the actor was ready to wind down
a few years ago before the show came along.
Google is reported to be in discussions with Universal Music
Group over the issue of AI-generated deepfake songs. According to a
report from Financial Times, the growing trend of fans creating
their own deepfake tracks, with AI imitating an ar’s voice and unique vocal
cadences, led to the talks.
Despite Gal Gadot’s recent comments suggesting a third film in the
DC franchise may be in the works, Variety has reported that
Warner Bros. and DC Studios are not currently
developing a new sequel.
Count Kevin Costner as a Taylor Swift fan. The
Yellowstone star shared a series of videos and photos on Instagram from
one of Swift’s Eras Tour shows in Inglewood, Cal. this week.
Rami Malek and Emma Corrin are Hollywood’s hot new
couple. A month after first being spotted together, the stars of Bohemian
Rhapsody and The Crown were seen this week kissing at a
restaurant in Kent.
Hayley Williams is stepping back from performing to allow her
lungs to heal. The Paramore songstress announced on Thursday that the
band would be cancelling the last two stops on their tour following her recent
It’s only been two days since tickets for Taylor Swift’s Eras
Tour in Toronto have been released and it seems hotels in and around the
city are already nearly sold out for November 2024 stays.
Kumail Nanjiani received an Emmy nomination for outstanding
lead actor in a limited or anthology series or film for his harrowing dramatic
portrayal in Welcome to Chippendales.