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Florence Pugh meets conflict and restriction in ‘The Wonder’
Making her new psychological period thriller “The Wonder” was a lesson in controlling her spirits and holding her tongue, says British star Florence Pugh. Pugh plays the English nurse Lib, who travels to a remote Irish village in 1862 to “observe” a fasting young woman.
Disney pushes back several Marvel movie release dates
Walt Disney Co announced Tuesday that it will push back the release dates of numerous upcoming Marvel movies, including “Blade,” “Fantastic Four” and “Avengers: Secret Wars.” Following “Blade” director Bassam Tariq’s departure from the project in September due to scheduling conflicts, Marvel decided to temporarily suspend production on the film to search for a new director. “Blade” is now scheduled to be released on September 6, 2024 instead of November 3, 2023, which has affected the rest of the studios’ production schedule.
Kanye West’s Twitter, Instagram Accounts Restricted After Anti-Semitic Posts
Kanye West’s Twitter and Instagram accounts were restricted over the weekend, with social media platforms saying they removed posts from the rapper that online users condemned as anti-Semitic. West, who legally changed his name to simply Ye last year, was banned from his Instagram account by Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc on Friday. He then took to Twitter and posted on Saturday for the first time in two years.
Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne tell the story of a serial killer in ‘The Good Nurse’
The true story of a nurse who murdered hundreds of patients in US hospitals by secretly administering drug overdoses to them is brought to the screen by an all-star team of filmmakers in “The Good Nurse.” Based on a book of the same name, “The Good Nurse” centers on ICU nurse Amy Loughren, who in 2003 helped uncover the murders committed by her colleague and friend Charles Cullen.
The film about the murdered teenager ‘Till’ focuses on the love of mother and son
The murder of Emmett Till and the acquittal of his killers became a landmark case in the American civil rights movement due to the brutality of his death and the injustice that followed, but “Till” director Chinonye Chukwu takes a slightly different angle. Based on true events, the film centers on a 14-year-old African-American boy named Emmett Till who was kidnapped, tortured, and lynched after allegedly flirting with a white woman at the grocery store while visiting relatives in Mississippi in 1955.
‘Murder, She Wrote’ Actress Angela Lansbury Dies at 96
Angela Lansbury, the British-born actress whose career spanned eight decades and produced indelible portraits of a wide range of characters, from villains to detectives to light comedic roles in film, stage and television, has died aged 96, her family said on Monday. Tuesday. . Lansbury, who played a crime-solving mystery writer on the long-running US television series “Murder, She Wrote,” “died peacefully in her sleep” at her Los Angeles home, according to a statement from the children. her.
The Russian pop diva who denounced the war says she is in Israel
Alla Pugacheva, the queen of Soviet pop music, said Monday that she was in Israel, three weeks after denouncing President Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine for turning Russia into a global pariah. “I thank my billionaire army of fans for their love and support, for the ability to distinguish truth from lies,” Pugacheva, 73, a Soviet and later post-Soviet icon who is probably Russia’s most famous woman, said on Instagram. .
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