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‘Why don’t you play in hell?’ Is Sion Sono’s love letter to the movies

On Friday nights, IndieWire After Dark takes a feature film beat to honor fringe cinema in the age of streaming. First, the spoiler-free pitch for an Editor’s Midnight Movie Pick – something weird and wonderful of any film age that deserves our commemoration. Next, the spoiler-filled aftermath experienced by the unwitting editor attacked by this …

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Jason Manford: ‘My celebrity crush? The rock. He should be president of the world’ | Comedy

BBorn in Salford, Greater Manchester, Jason Manford, 42, began his acting career aged 17. He was nominated for the Edinburgh Fringe Perrier Award in 2005 and became a TV and radio host. In 2012 he made his West End debut in Sweeney Todd, and in 2014 he appeared in the ITV1 drama about Tommy Cooper, …

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Alfred Hitchcock’s influence still hangs over 21st century cinema

Alfred Hitchcock seen in a car rearview mirror as Tippi Hedren drives down a Los Angeles freeway in 1962 © Lawrence Schiller/Getty Alfred Hitchcock had a decade, but only one. In 2012, Sight and Sound magazine’s ten-year survey of filmmakers and critics named vertigo the greatest movie ever made. Citizen Kane had held the title …

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July Update: Where are Celebrity Cruises ships located around the world? – News from the cruise industry

With the summer season now underway, the Celebrity Cruises fleet is mainly concentrated in Europe and Alaska. Cruise Industry News tracked the location and route of each premium brand vessel as of July 7, 2023: Celebrity BeyondYear built: 2022Capacity: 3,260 guestsLocation: Eastern Mediterranean The Celebrity Beyond is currently sailing in the Eastern Mediterranean. Summering in …

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‘The Wire’ creator David Simon says Hollywood has always had a ‘healthy disdain’ for writers

As well as creating ‘The Wire’, David Simon has described himself as a ‘longtime union’ as a member of the Newspaper Guild and Writers Guild of America, and as the WGA strike continues, he has made it clear how little he thinks top executives in the entertainment industry respect him and his peers. “The truth …

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Detroit and Izzo are winners again in Rocket Mortgage Classic Celebrity Scramble

Team Lineage, which included, left to right, PGA golfer Collin Morikawa, John Shippen Invitational winner Paige Crawford, Michigan State’s Tom Izzo and corporate partner John Patchoski, won first place at AREA 313 Celebrity Scramble with a score of 3 under par. Advertisement DETROIT — As another year has come to a close at the Rocket …

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Ted Cruz Blows Up The Map In Barbie Movie As Hollywood Yearns For Communist China

WASHINGTON — Sen. Ted Cruz says a map of the world featured in the upcoming Barbie movie contains an insidious detail meant to curry favor with the Chinese Communist Party. “It’s shameful to see Hollywood speaking out for the Chinese Communists,” the Texas Republican said on his regular podcast on Friday. The highly anticipated film, …

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The 10 Most Tense Scenes In Movie History, According To Reddit [Video]

INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, from left: Denis Menochet, Christoph Waltz, 2009. Ph: Francois Duhamel/©Weinstein Company/courtesy Everett Collection Reddit users have set out to deliberate on what are the most tense movie scenes of all time, horror or otherwise. Tension has many definitions, with some researchers suggesting it is a feeling of unease and uncertainty in the audience. …

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