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How Serial and Taxi Driver inspired The Guilty

The Guilty is easily one of the best thrillers you haven’t seen — and it all takes place in a single room. But if you haven’t caught the nerve-jangling 2018 Danish movie, there’s a US remake with Jake Gyllenhaal streaming on Netflix Oct. 1. The award-winning detective story follows a suspended cop with a guilty secret who’s electrified …

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BIG RED MACHINE’S EVER-EXPANDING GUEST LIST

A curious thing happened right before Big Red Machine announced its new album, How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last? (out today on 37d03d/Jagjaguwar). As the social accounts of the indie folk duo (The National’s Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon) flickered to life, one could sense larger forces at play. Rumors buzzed on Reddit, tweets took off, …

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Man Photographed as Baby on ‘Nevermind’ Cover Sues Nirvana, Alleging Child Pornography

Spencer Elden, the man whose unusual baby portrait was used for one of the most recognizable album covers of all time, Nirvana’s “Nevermind,” filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the nude image constituted child pornography. The album cover depicts Elden underwater in a swimming pool as a then-infant with his genitalia exposed. The image has generally …

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Drive-in movie enthusiasm garnered during COVID expected to stick around

Longworth, now co-owner of the Moonlight Movies Drive-In Theatre, used to operate the Jubilee Drive-In located in Manitou Beach. He then started up Moonlight Movies in Lumsden, but had to close in 2019 after experiencing permit issues. With the pandemic hitting not long after that, Longworth assumed it would be quite some time before the …

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‘Jungle Cruise’ sails atop box office despite COVID-19 concerns

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Despite growing concerns over the delta variant, “Jungle Cruise” still drew moviegoers out to theaters during the film’s opening weekend to sail atop the North American box office. The Disney film starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt exceeded expectations by pulling in more than $34.1 million over the weekend. The adventure …

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Box Office: ‘The Green Knight’ Rises As ‘The Suicide Squad’ Nabs $7 Million Overseas

In other non-Jungle Cruise opening weekend news, Warner Bros. opened The Suicide Squad “early” in five markets, namely the United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Switzerland and Turkey. The incredibly well-reviewed (96% fresh and 7.9/10 on Rotten Tomatoes) James Gunn-directed DC Films supervillain sequel earned $7 million in 2,409 theaters. It bested the opening of Jungle Cruise in the UK by 47% …

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Shilpa Shetty posts statement in Raj Kundra case: ‘Lot of unwanted aspersions cast on me…

Actor Shilpa Shetty has finally issued a statement weeks after her husband Raj Kundra’s arrest. The actor has said that she’s being subjected to a media trial. Many of her Bollywood colleagues have extended their support to her. Actor Shilpa Shetty has finally released her statement weeks after husband Raj Kundra was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing pornographic …

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The Great Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to female twins

‘Lively, pink and plump’ cubs born overnight to panda parents who are on a 10-year loan from China. A giant panda on loan to France from China has given birth to twin female cubs, a French zoo announced, declaring “they are very lively, pink and plump”. The Beauval Zoo in central France said in a …

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