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  • The Most Overlooked Movies of the Decade — IndieWire Critics Survey 22 Jul 2019 22:34 Indie Wire Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?”, can be found at the end of this post.) This week, IndieWire published …
  • Wait, What Were All of Those Halloween Costumes on 'Euphoria' Supposed to Be? 22 Jul 2019 22:34 Cosmopolitan As if the impossibly awesome makeup and outfits of Euphoria weren't enough to make you feel like a bunch of 17-year-olds are much cooler than you, this week's episode included a Halloween party that proves that these kids are the furthest thing …
  • Actor David Hedison, who starred in original sci-fi classic 'The Fly,' dies at 92 22 Jul 2019 22:33 Japan Today David Hedison, who starred in the original sci-fi classic "The Fly" and appeared in two James Bond films, has died. He was 92. He died last Thursday in Los Angeles with his daughters at his side, a representative for the family, Jennifer Allen, …
  • Winners, losers, and international flavor: five journalists, five nations, five perspectives 22 Jul 2019 21:48 Competitor Australian journalist Rupert Guinness speaks with five international colleagues about the Tour thus far, the biggest stories in each journalist's home country, and how the race will play out in the final week. NÎMES, France (VN) — The French media has …
  • Pitt, DiCaprio and Robbie reconcile a changing Hollywood 22 Jul 2019 21:34 Seattle Times LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once upon a time, not too far from Hollywood, two of the world’s biggest movie stars were talking about what it’s like to screw up on set. “Messing up the lines in front of the entire cast and crew?” Leonardo DiCaprio said. “It’s the …
  • David Hedison, actor in original sci-fi classic ‘The Fly,’ dies at 92 22 Jul 2019 21:12 WPIX LOS ANGELES — David Hedison, who starred in the original sci-fi classic “The Fly” and appeared in two James Bond films, has died. He was 92. A representative from Hedison’s family says in an email Monday that he died peacefully Thursday in Los Angeles with …
  • Actor David Hedison, Who Appeared in ‘The Fly’ and James Bond Films, Dies at 92 22 Jul 2019 20:25 KTLA × Actor David Hedison, Who Appeared in ‘The Fly’ and James Bond Films, Dies at 92 David Hedison, who starred in the original sci-fi classic “The Fly” and appeared in two James Bond films, has died. He was 92. A representative from Hedison’s family says in …
  • Actor in original sci-fi classic ‘The Fly,’ dies at 92 22 Jul 2019 20:09 Tribune LOS ANGELES — David Hedison, who starred in the original sci-fi classic “The Fly” and appeared in two James Bond films, has died. He was 92. A representative from Hedison’s family says in an email Monday that he died peacefully Thursday in Los Angeles with …
  • True Crime and the Satisfaction of the Unsolved Mystery 22 Jul 2019 19:23 International Herald Tribune There’s a contradiction built into the phrase “true crime”: Most of that booming genre’s most popular works depend, for their effect, on the unknowability of the truth. It may be strongly suspected or widely assumed, but its elusiveness makes possible the …
  • Trailer for Mr. Rogers movie released 22 Jul 2019 17:59 CBS News By Caitlin O'Kane July 22, 2019 / 1:36 PM / CBS News It's a beautiful day for a new movie trailer, and Sony Pictures just dropped one for "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," the upcoming film about Fred Rogers. Just as "Mr …
  • Trade secrets revealed (sort of) from the Montreal smoked meat scene 22 Jul 2019 15:21 CBC The secret is in the shaving, apparently — though that's only when the smoked meat is ready to serve to customers. Thirty-four years ago, Midday viewers got to see just how the beloved Montreal delicacy was made at Briskets. "Well, not the entire …
  • In Cuba the blind also enjoy movies 22 Jul 2019 14:18 PM News Visually impaired can now enjoy movies in Cuba. Photo credit: Havana Times Cinema is not just for the sighted in Cuba, where the blind and visually impaired can also go to the movies thanks to a program called “Touching the Light.” The initiative has …
  • What Technology Is Most Likely to Become Obsolete During Your Lifetime? 22 Jul 2019 13:40 Gizmodo Certain Boomer basements are little shrines to obsolescence, untidy stockrooms of the one-time cutting-edge: VCRs, corded telephones, immense beige PC monitors, etc. Way fewer Millennials will have basements to store trash in (‘home ownership’ itself …
  • Sunday's Best Deals: Everlane's Famous Tote, Stella Charity Glasses, CBD, Mushrooms, and More 22 Jul 2019 13:40 Gizmodo A box to grow your own mushrooms, a massive deal on a powerful pressure washer, and Everlane’s royal-approved leather tote lead off Sunday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. UMTELE Cord …
  • ‘Nanny and the Professor’ star Juliet Mills explains why an on-screen romance with Richard Long never happened 22 Jul 2019 11:29 FOX News Fox News Flash top entertainment and celebrity headlines for July 15 are here. Check out what's clicking today in entertainment. Juliet Mills, who famously played British nanny Phoebe Figalilly in “Nanny and the Professor,” still wonders why her on- …
  • The world's only superhero museum sits (but not for long) in an Indiana backyard 22 Jul 2019 11:19 IndyStar.com "It's history. Just way more super" Dawn Mitchell, dawn.mitchell@indystar.com One of the best cartoons of the 1960s featured an insect superhero named Fearless Fly. At the first sign of impending doom, he would duck into a matchbox, don his …
  • The many firsts recorded by 2019 AFCON - Vanguard 22 Jul 2019 11:18 Google By Patrick Omorodion The 2019 AFCON which ended on Friday, July 19, is the 32nd edition since the competition started in 1957, incidentally in the same Egypt, recorded many firsts. Algerian players celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2019 Africa …
  • Tyree: Alzheimer’s advice: heed it or fuhgeddaboudit? 22 Jul 2019 09:44 Daily Courier According to NBC News, a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has offered a ray of hope for those who fear developing Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. A miracle cure remains elusive, but research shows …
  • Screening series explores continued impact of runaway productions on Hollywood 22 Jul 2019 05:03 The Daily Bruin Before World War II, most American films were created in Los Angeles. But following the war, Daniel Steinhart said it was cheaper to film overseas than in Hollywood. The assistant professor of cinema studies at the University of Oregon curated the UCLA …
  • Catch up on all the trailers from this year’s Comic-Con 22 Jul 2019 04:45 The Verge San Diego Comic-Con wraps up today, and with it came a huge number of trailers for films and shows coming out in the next year. While Marvel undoubtably stole the show with its big Hall H announcements, the event’s trailers belonged almost entirely to the …
  • Reviewing Low Ki’s 20 Years in Professional Wrestling 22 Jul 2019 04:39 411mania Low Ki has been in professional wrestling for 20(ish) years now. In that time, he has both pushed forward professional wrestling in the ring (producing state-of-the-art matches shockingly early into his career) and has also developed an exceptionally …
  • The Torrents review – Celia Pacquola breathes new life into forgotten newsroom comedy 22 Jul 2019 02:38 The Guardian A hefty chunk of contemporary Australian playwriting can trace its narrative, thematic and structural lineage back to Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. Ray Lawler’s play about imploding personal and national ideas of mateship, loyalty and family has been …
  • John Daly: 'My brush with the law in the Big Apple' 22 Jul 2019 02:28 Irish Independent It took me back to a summer in the late 1980s when I, having overstayed my visitor's visa, was merrily riding my new bicycle along the cobblestone streets of Greenwich Village. Pedalling lazily along and eyeing up the theatre that is any Manhattan …
  • The 43 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: July 22-28, 2019 22 Jul 2019 00:51 AltWeeklies.com Our music critics have already chosen the 40 best music shows this week, but now it's our arts critics' turn to recommend the best events in their areas of expertise. Here are their picks in every genre—from Game of Chefs to Bon Appétit! The Julia …
  • 'Supernatural' Cast Gets Emotional, Reflects on Show's Legacy at Final Comic-Con Panel 21 Jul 2019 23:52 Tucson.com The final ever San Diego Comic-Con panel for Supernatural was expectedly nostalgic and emotional. The cast provided a healthy dose of tearful and comedic moments to the fans gathered in Hall H. It all kicked off with a “Road So Far” recap of the show’s …
  • Everything we learned about Marvel’s Phase 4 movies from Comic-Con - Polygon 21 Jul 2019 20:17 Google With Avengers: Endgame now the biggest movie of all time, Marvel wraps the three-phase, 23-film, 11-year Infinity Saga. Which, of course, raises the question: what’s next? At San Diego Comic-Con’s heralded Hall H, Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige announced …
  • Serving up reality TV for cheap thrills 21 Jul 2019 20:02 The New Zeland Herald COMMENT: At the risk of sounding like the out-of-touch nana I clearly am, I have never seen a single episode of Love Island. Nor did I ever watch Married At First Sight, or any of those other shows that seemingly serve to just humiliate people for cheap …
  • Bigg Boss Telugu 3 launch: Highlights 21 Jul 2019 18:34 Indian Express Bigg Boss Telugu 3 will be hosted by Nagarjuna. Bigg Boss Telugu 3 is finally on air. Unlike other iterations of the reality show, Bigg Boss Telugu has featured different hosts every season. While Jr NTR hosted the inaugural season, Nani hosted the second …
  • Lambs of God review – audacious fable of blood-swilling nuns vs church politics 21 Jul 2019 18:28 The Guardian If you ever find yourself trapped in a decrepit convent on a far-flung island, run by creepy nuns who look like Macbeth’s witches and shriek proclamations such as “today is dying day!” and “my flesh is real food!” consider the following a word of advice. …
  • Comsewogue library offers free film streaming service 21 Jul 2019 17:17 Times Beacon Record Online The on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Comsewogue Public Library. Those who hold a Comsewogue library card can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films on instantly by visiting www.cplib.org/kanopy. Films …
  • Bigg Boss Telugu 3 launch LIVE UPDATES: Nagarjuna kicks off reality show 21 Jul 2019 17:02 Indian Express Bigg Boss Telugu 3 will be hosted by Nagarjuna. Bigg Boss Telugu 3 is finally on air. Unlike other iterations of the reality show, Bigg Boss Telugu has featured different hosts every season. While Jr NTR hosted the inaugural season, Nani hosted the second …
  • Have we reached peak politicization? 21 Jul 2019 12:59 The American Thinker In UC Berkley’s Great Good Magazine, Zaid Jilani and Jeremy Adam Smith ask, why is there so much polarization in the world? Maybe it has something to do with our desire to politicize everything. And when I say everything, I mean everything. In the United …
  • Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: I wish the only race we worried about was the space race 21 Jul 2019 12:53 Daily Kos Jonathon Chait reminds us of the … unique history behind some Trump nominees. New York Magazine For the first four and a half years of his presidency, George W. Bush developed a cult following on the right comparable to the standing enjoyed by Donald Trump …
  • Marvel Phase 4 announcement: The 10 biggest MCU revelations from Comic-Con panel 21 Jul 2019 12:11 The Independent Marvel has officially unveiled its slate for Phase Four revealing every film and TV show it'll release up until 2022. The star-studded panel at San Diego Comic-Con was bursting with revelations about what MCU followers can expect over the coming years, …
  • 54 pub beer gardens in Surrey for a sunny evening or weekend drink 21 Jul 2019 12:04 Get Surrey When the sun shines no-one wants to sit indoors. It's often a great excuse for a pint, a G&T and a catch up with friends, too. So what better way to relax in this fine weather than by enjoying some of the area's top beer gardens? Here is a …
  • The Lion King cast: 'Anyone can identify with these characters' 21 Jul 2019 07:53 The Independent “I didn’t want to play The Lion King at Coachella Festival,” admits Hans Zimmer. The composer – who not only scored the 1994 animation but is responsible for many of the greats (from Gladiator to Inception) – had, decades into his career, gone on tour for …
  • Why Google celebrates Buchi Emecheta with Doogle 21 Jul 2019 07:46 PM News Google celebrates Buchi Emecheta’s Posthumous birthday with Doogle By Taiwo Okanlawon One of the greatest storytellers, Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta would have been 75 today. The Search Engine Google is changing its logo to a doodle, or illustration …
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ cast defend final season at Comic-Con 21 Jul 2019 06:53 The News International ‘Game of Thrones’ cast defend final season at Comic-Con SAN DIEGO: The “Game of Thrones” cast leapt to the defense of its much-maligned final season in front of a boisterous crowd at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, blaming the backlash on negative media …
  • Nick Lachey and Vanessa Minnillo buy a new estate in Encino for $4.15 million 21 Jul 2019 06:32 Los Angeles Times Nick Lachey may have sold his home in Encino earlier this month, but he’s not straying too far. The former boy band frontman and his wife, television host and actress Vanessa Minnillo, have paid $4.15 million for a larger estate in the area, The Times has …
  • Rapping truth to power: Arivu pulls no punches i... 21 Jul 2019 05:51 The Economic Times There is a YouTube video of Tamil rapper Arivarasu Kalainesan, better known as Arivu, where he seldom takes his eyes off the music stand right through his rendition of “Anti-Indian” at a festival in Chennai in May 2018. “I had written the lyrics just the …
  • *Star Trek: Picard* Shows Where the Franchise Is Boldly Going 21 Jul 2019 00:49 News Few things are surer to get applause at Comic-Con International than bringing the actor Patrick Stewart onto a stage. As both Captain Jean-Luc Picard of Star Trek: The Next Generation (and movies) and Professor X from one of the X-Men movie timelines, …
  • HBO’s Watchmen trailer looks nothing like the comic. That’s a good thing 21 Jul 2019 00:27 Digital Trends Earlier today, HBO released the first trailer for Watchmen, its adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ seminal graphic novel. Created and overseen by Damon Lindelof, co-creator of Lost and the man behind one of HBO’s best shows, The Leftovers, Watchmen …
  • 9 stellar space movies you can stream in honor of the Moon landing 21 Jul 2019 00:27 Mashable On July 20, 1969, U.S. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first men to set foot on the Moon. Down here on Earth, roughly 500 million people watched the broadcast of the landing, a moment that would inspire dozens of fictional stories and …
  • The moon and the city noodle shop 21 Jul 2019 00:09 Bangkok Post Unless you have been in hibernation you will be aware that yesterday marked the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Every newspaper and television network has been bombarding us with tales featuring small steps, giant leaps, eagles landing, lift-offs and …
  • Comic-Con 2019 -- Everything to know about Star Trek: Picard - CNET 21 Jul 2019 00:08 C Net CBS video screenshot by Leslie Katz/CNET Patrick Stewart is going where no Starfleet captain has gone before: into his very own series, decades after wrapping up his original Star Trek run. And he'll have a furry companion. Star Trek: Picard is a …
  • 8 Special Products That Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing - gearpatrol.com 20 Jul 2019 23:46 Google 50 years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin climbed down the steps of the Eagle lunar landing vehicle and became the first human beings to walk on the surface of the moon. It was a magnificent feat decades in the making and one that has continued to …
  • VR in the OR?: HealthFront 2019 Merges Media, Health, Tech & Other Influencers 20 Jul 2019 22:48 Forbes Dr. Oz "driving" Martha Stewart and other celebrity judges from CNET, Samsung and Google to the 'Disruption Garage' startup competition. Nick Laham, PHMWill your next doctor be a graduate of the Walmart School of Medicine? Will your …
  • OLIVER HOLT: The truth is that Steve Bruce is too good for Newcastle, not the other way round 20 Jul 2019 21:41 Daily Mail It is apparent already, even with the start of the new Premier League season still almost three weeks away, that Newcastle United will be one of the most compelling stories of the nine months that lie ahead.  Not in a good way, obviously. Compelling like …
  • SDCC 2019: Everything to know about Star Trek: Picard - CNET 20 Jul 2019 20:21 C Net Jean-Luc Picard returns, and this time he made admiral. CBS All Access Patrick Stewart is going where no Starfleet captain has gone before: into his very own series, decades after wrapping up his original Star Trek run. And he'll have a furry companion …
  • Saturday's Best Deals: Ring Gear, Electric Insect Repellent, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, And More 20 Jul 2019 19:18 Gizmodo An electronic insect repeller, Dyson’s latest vacuum, and an essential 30 oz. tumbler lead off Saturday’s best deals from around the web. In case you missed it yesterday, we also broke out our 18 favorite deals from Nordstrom’s massive Anniversary Sale. …