Bond film delayed again after Daniel Craig hurt

Shooting suspended after star injured his ankle, adding another setback for the spy franchise Production on the latest Bond film has been delayed again, after star Daniel Craig injured his ankle while filming an action sequence in Jamaica. in 2006 he had two teeth knocked out while making Casino Royale, hurt his knee in 2015 during the shoot for Spectre. Phoebe Waller-Bridge. It is not thought that Craigs injury will affect the films opening date. Originally scheduled for release in November 2019, the film is now due to premiere in April 2020.

Doris Day, celebrated actor and singer, dies aged 97

The star of a string of successful film musicals was also known for her work as an animal welfare activist Doris Day, the actor, singer and animal welfare activist, has died at the age of 97. tweeting that Day will has taken a piece of the sun with her and Tony Bennett tweeted Elaine Paige. Rest in Peace the great & inimitable Doris Day. The last star of the Hollywood Golden Age. Well bid you farewell by the Light of The Silvery Moon, but you will always be Young at Heart to us forever. On Instagram, Sarah Jessica Parker shared a tribute, tweeted that she was the Worlds Sweetheart and beloved by all. So sad to hear of Doris Day …

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws

Actor provokes storm with call to regain bodily autonomy as GOP-held legislatures push laws amid quest to overturn Roe v Wade The actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against cardiac activity is detected Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Strike review Mungo the mole goes for goal

A moles life is sportingly transformed by goggles that give him 20/20 vision in this modestly entertaining animation Heres a modestly entertaining stop-motion family film with a fuzzily retro homemade aesthetic and a warming gentle Englishness: decent enough, but stretched perilously thin. Produced by the Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

‘There are so many biases’: inside the American foster care system

A new documentary on the largest child protection agency in the US tells the stories of those who are often unheard Sixteen-year-old Dasani sits in a room, his hands lightly twisting his hair. Breathing labored, he recounts the memories of the streets of Chicago to his lawyer, Patricia Soung, and case worker, Lammy. While he doesnt say what he is seeing, it is later revealed he witnessed the murder of his mother as a five- or six-year-old. Hands picking at his hair, it is evident the teen is still deeply affected by it, sweat beading on his forehead. Can we stop please? he finally asks. His lawyer and case worker are there to assess whether or not he might need …

At the Heart of Gold: how ‘predatory’ institutions protected Larry Nassar

In a shocking new documentary, film-maker Erin Lee Carr cracks open the network that allowed an Olympic coach to molest at least 250 women and girls For more than two decades, Larry Nassar used his position as an osteopathic physician at Michigan State University and longtime doctor for the United States womens gymnastics team to molest at least 250 women and girls under the guise of medical treatment. The manipulation ran so deep that his victims for years believed there was nothing to report. In many of the cases the abuse happened while a parent was in the room, a tragic detail that offers an alarming metaphor of how blind we can be. It was literally happening in front of …

The new nerds: how Avengers and Game of Thrones made everyone geek out

Fans have followed and pored over the incredibly long, detailed and complicated narratives of the Marvel Universe and the Westeros saga for a decade. Will we ever scale such heights of geekdom again? In our speeded-up world, last weekend could be considered uneventful, but in one respect it will go down in human history. This was Peak-Geek Weekend a moment of unprecedented, unrepeatable pop-cultural excitement that was global in scale. Never, in the field of human geekdom, has so much geeking out been done by so many, over the long-awaited climaxes of two of the most supremely geeky properties ever made. At the cinema, Avengers: Endgame set itself most expensive single episode ever filmed, of one of the most watched, …

‘It changes the way you see everything’: the shocking film about gerrymandering

In Slay the Dragon, the controversial practice of warping district lines in the US is laid bare along with the fight to stop it from happening in the future Katie Fahey was not looking forward to Thanksgiving dinner in November 2016. The election had splintered her family some had supported Donald Trump, others backed Bernie Sanders, then Hillary Clinton and the only agreement seemed to be a deep frustration with the polarized and paralyzingly entrenched interests of the political status quo. So one morning before heading to work as a sustainability organizer for a grocery company, the then 26-year-old aimed for a point of common ground with a Facebook post, reanimated in an early scene of the documentary Slay the …

See You Yesterday review poignant time travel caper is a Netflix win

This engaging, often ingenious, Spike Lee-produced adventure sees two teens try to stop a police shooting by going back in time In the last couple of years, weve witnessed a glut of film-makers and screenwriters responding to the increase in publicised, and often iPhone-recorded, incidents of unarmed black men being shot and killed by racist police officers. In Monsters and Men, Widows, Blindspotting and The Hate U Give, an ugly real-world epidemic provided dramatic impetus for creators and audiences have been left with a necessary and damning snapshot of the time were in. Theres more on the way, including the horror movie The Red Line, but its unlikely that well see anything quite like See You Yesterday, a smart, often …

Vox Lux director Brady Corbet: ‘The movie is about the desire to be iconic’

The US film-maker on creative burnout, working with Scott Walker and his new film starring Natalie Portman as a messed-up pop star Having made his Orson Welles, American writer-director Brady Corbet is used to being on the receiving end of the brutal P-words precocious and pretentious. Those are things you steel yourself for, he says. Corbet, now 30, expects strong responses because, as he puts it, his films go for operatic heights When people totally hate a movie that Ive made, I totally understand, and if they love it I also understand. In London to promote his second feature, Vox Lux, Corbet pronounced Cor-bay initially resembles your average indie bro: the regulation backwards baseball cap and fuzzy beard, coupled with …

Jared Harris: My wife can’t believe how I keep getting bumped off!

From Mad Men to The Crown, the actor is used to big exits. As new disaster drama Chernobyl launches, he talks about cover-ups, climate change shame and his hellraising dad Richard Jared Harris says that if only he had played Lane Pryce as he was meant to, he would have probably lasted the duration of The Crown was inevitably done for by a coronary thrombosis. In his latest TV drama, The Terror, about the Royal Navys treacherous 19th-century trip into the unknown, are three of the great contemporary TV dramas. And Chernobyl looks like its going to be another. A tense, beautifully written five-parter about Greta Thunberg has addressed EU politicians in Brussels. Its awful that its being left to …

Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to have world premiere at Cannes

Director has not left the editing room in months to complete much-anticipated film in time for festival unveiling Quentin Tarantinos much-anticipated Manson-era drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood will have its world premiere at the Cannes film festival after all. Tarantinos film was conspicuous by its absence from the original announcement in April. At the time, Canness general delegate Thierry Frmaux had said that Tarantino was still editing the film and it was not ready for the festival. However, Frmaux said that the film would now be added to the competition for the Palme dOr, saying: Quentin Tarantino, who has not left the editing room in four months, is a real, loyal and punctual child of Cannes. Like for …

Anjelica Huston defends Woody Allen and Roman Polanski

Actor says she would work with Allen again in a second and that Polanski had paid his price for his behaviour Actor Woody Allen, and expressed sympathy for other controversial entertainment industry figures including Jeffrey Tambor. Crimes and Misdemeanors. Huston said she would work with him in again in a second, noting that two states investigated him, and neither of them prosecuted him. #MeToo campaign. Huston joins another in which she was a key figure having been present in her then boyfriend Jack Nicholsons house where the abuse occurred. (Huston was arrested the following day for cocaine possession.) Huston said Polanskis behaviour was part of a whole playboy movement at the time, and that approaching underage girls was de rigueur …

Anna Sorokin proves were all soft touches for glamour scammers | Rebecca Nicholson

Theres a reason why the story of the sham heiress is fascinating in our phoney world any one of us could be conned On Thursday, in a New York courtroom, Anna Sorokin was report from 2018 was optioned for Netflix; a Fyre festival to Thanos), tales of people promising something they could never, or never intended to, deliver are everywhere. It is surely just a matter of time before Netflix creates a glamour scammers category, on a par with understated TV dramas featuring a strong female lead or, as I found when scrolling last week, sparking joy, which perhaps reveals more about my algorithms than I should be comfortable with. I used to think that the appeal of such stories …

Avengers: Endgame fever set to make it first $1bn film in under a week

The climax to the Marvel superhero series has broken pre-sale box office records and is on track to shatter many more If any movie is critic-proof, it is Avengers: Endgame, the culmination of 21 previous titles in the wildly popular Marvel Cinematic Universe, which began with 2008s Iron Man. Pre-sale records have already been destroyed by the cinematic colossus, with the film, which is released on Thursday, a fitting, satisfying and surprising final fling. Avengers: Endgame holds a 6% approval rating on Mashable: At both the screenings I attended, the audience reactions were so loud at certain points that entire lines of dialogue were swallowed up. Which is probably just fine with Marvel: all the more reason for fans to …

Why has Tarantino turned The Hateful Eight into a Netflix miniseries?

In a surprise drop, the directors snowy mystery has arrived on the streaming platform as a four-part series with a new, longer running time A chill was felt on the strange, slightly obsessive corner of social media known as film Twitter. First a breeze, then a blizzards howl. Netflix had taken Quentin Tarantinos The Hateful Eight and done something to it. It was now a TV show? With episodes? No, wait! Its a new version with over 40 minutes of new material? Heads exploded like Channing Tatums at the end of the gruesome (but strangely hilarious) post-civil war western. What is going on? A quick glance on Netflix shows that The Hateful Eight: Extended Versions season one is four chapters …