‘Dune’ Debuts Internationally With $36 Million : entertainment

“Dune,” the dazzling big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal sci-fi novel, ignited the international box office in its debut, collecting $35.8 million from 24 overseas markets. It’s a promising start given the hobbled state of moviegoing in many foreign territories amid the pandemic. Directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Timothee Chalamet, Zendaya and Oscar Isaac, … Read more

How the public diverged on their conservatorship cases : entertainment

Bynes has led a more private life since her conservatorship was put in place, studying fashion, and last year her family’s attorney revealed she was seeking treatment related to her mental health troubles. Whereas Spears’ continued success as a pop star and as a mother has drawn questions about whether the conservatorship was still necessary, … Read more

Johnny Depp’s Trial For Alleged Assault On ‘City Of Lies’ Staffer Pushed To 2022, Two Months Before He’s Set To Face Ex-Wife Amber Heard In $50 Million War. : entertainment

Well, for starters, this guy is full of shit. Depp never punched him, he wasn’t drinking, and the confrontation started because Depp was defending a homeless woman the locations manager was harassing and berating with derogatory slurs for being too close to set. My source is my friend who worked on the movie and has … Read more

King Arthur in Film: Our Most Enduring Popular Entertainment Franchise? Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #104

https://podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/partiallyexaminedlife/PMP_104_8-9-21.mp3 With the recent theatrical release of The Green Knight, your Pretty Much Pop host Mark Linsenmayer, returning host Brian Hirt, plus Den of Geek’s David Crow and the very British Al Baker consider the range of cinematic Arthuriana, including Excalibur (1981), Camelot (1967), King Arthur (2004), King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), First … Read more

‘Entertainment Tonight’ Cohost Nischelle Turner Is Making History—And Embracing Her Curls as She Goes

“My earliest hair memory is growing up with these sandy curls and kids calling me Garfield,” Turner recalls with a laugh. “I also remember being very tender-headed. I would go to my aunt Lizzie’s house to get it pressed.” When she internalized the teasing from other kids, Turner’s mother would reassure her and remind her … Read more