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Star Trek: The Motion Picture review – high-definition with enough high camp to boldly go | Movies

For 10 years after the cancellation of the original Star Trek TV show in 1969, creator Gene Roddenberry’s mission was to seek out ways of getting a movie version, helped by the growing re-run fanbase and a warp-speed boost from the colossal success of Star Wars. The end result was Star Trek: The Motion Picture …

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Thiruchitrambalam movie review: Dhanush, Nithya Menen’s rom-com proves that you don’t need guns to blow audience’s mind

Dhanush is perhaps the most self-aware actor in Tamil cinema. He knows his strengths and playing an average Joe is one of them. He is also aware that the easiest way to win the audience is to represent them on screen unabashedly and genuinely. That’s why you keep seeing films like Naiyaandi, VIP, Thanga Magan, …

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‘A damaged person’: Alan Cumming on playing the schoolboy who was actually 30 | Movies

What most people remember about Scotland’s notorious schoolboy impostor Brian MacKinnon is the size of the lie. How did a 30-year-old man, with only a dodgy accent and a worse perm, succeed in passing himself off as a 17-year-old high-school pupil in one of the most salubrious suburbs of Glasgow, hoaxing teachers who had already …

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Jonah Hill says he will no longer promote his own films to protect his mental health | Jonah Hill

Jonah Hill has announced he will no longer take part in promoting his films due to his mental health issues being exacerbated by media appearances and public-facing events. The 38-year-old actor revealed his plan in an open letter published by Deadline ahead of the debut of his new documentary, Stutz, which he directed. The film …

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Warner Bros.  Discovery's Streaming Pivot Raises Antitrust Red Flags – The Hollywood Reporter

Warner Bros. Discovery’s Streaming Pivot Raises Antitrust Red Flags – The Hollywood Reporter

Months before the Justice Department wounded the $43 billion Warner Bros. Discovery merger, 30 members of Congress warned the agency in a letter that the resulting competition vacuum could allow the newly formed giant to ignore what consumers want. Among the antitrust concerns they pressed was that it could dampen diverse and inclusive programming — …

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My Old School review – audacious tale of thirtysomething man who posed as a teenage pupil | Movies

Here is a documentary for anyone who’s ever suffered from imposter syndrome or ever fantasized about going back in time to their school days, to reverse all those heartbreaks and humiliations. In other words: all of us. In 1995, a 32-year-old failed medical student called Brian MacKinnon became a global news story and a legend …

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Cineworld plunges as lack of blockbusters adds to debt woes

Cineworld plunges as lack of blockbusters adds to debt woes

A Cineworld cinema near Manchester, Britain, October 4, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Says admission levels below expectations Says deleveraging deal could hit shareholder interests Shares plunge 40% to 12.5p Aug 17 (Reuters) – Cineworld (CINE.L) warned on Wednesday a lack of big-budget movies was hitting admissions …

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