‘Ad Astra’ Strives To Immerse Audience In Epic Interstellar Experience

Ad Astra means simply “the stars” in Latin. The title of this epic space adventure, starring Brad Pitt, is derived from the Latin phrase “Per aspera ad astra”, or “Through hardship to the stars.” The movie is part thriller and part action movie, but the core message is to explore the psychological and sociological consequences of space travel.

I have not seen the movie myself yet, so you are safe from any major spoilers.

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Antonio Brown released by Patriots amid sexual assault lawsuit

The New England Patriots released Antonio Brown on Friday, leaving the embroiled wide receiver’s NFL career in limbo as he faces mounting off-the-field trouble that includes allegations he sexually assaulted two women.

A day after Brown allegedly sent threatening text messages to one of the women, the Patriots cut him — less than two weeks after they promptly signed Brown when he forced his release from the Oakland Raiders.

It was Brown who broke the news on his Twitter account.

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Jacksonville Jaguars Vs. Tennessee Titans: Thursday Night Football Week 3 NFL Schedule, Odds, Pick

The Tennessee Titans are visiting the Jacksonville Jaguars for a Thursday Night Football game that will kick off Week 3 of the 2019 NFL season. This AFC South rivalry is once again taking center stage as the opening contest on the schedule, something it has done twice in the past three years. The Titans dominated both of those Thursday Night Football contests, besting their foe 36-22 in October 2016 and 30-9 in December of last year.

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The Area 51 event this weekend shows that marketers can make a killing on the absurd

(CNN) — The supposed raid of Area 51 is finally nearing after months of publicity. All hype aside, one thing is for certain: It’s bound to be a disappointment for anyone hoping for definitive proof of the existence of aliens.
However, those who attend on Friday, September 20, may not get the answers that they seek (2.1 million people have RSVP’d), the brands that have capitalized on this internet phenomenon are getting tons of exposure by marketing around an event that started as a joke.

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UEFA Champions League: How To Watch Atlético Madrid vs. Juventus

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In last season’s UEFA Champions League, Atlético Madrid and Juventus put on one of the ties of the tournament in the round of 16.

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Reddit is back online after outage

The site went down for thousands of users on Wednesday afternoon.

Reddit is back online after an outage on Wednesday afternoon, according to Down Detector. A map showed major issues across the US, UK and Australia.

“All of our servers are busy right now,” a message on Reddit read during the outage, along with a 503 error. “Please try again in a minute.”

At one point, Down Detector showed more than 20,000 reports.

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Eli Manning benched for Daniel Jones: Here’s a look at Eli’s top 10 moments as a Giant

Eli Manning’s long run as the New York Giants’ starting quarterback appears to have come to an end. On Tuesday, the Giants announced that first-round pick Daniel Jones will start this Sunday’s game in Tampa Bay against the Buccaneers.

While the Giants now look ahead towards the future, we’ve decided to take this opportunity to look back at Manning’s greatest moments as a Giant.

10. Breakout game (2004)
Manning offered a glimpse of his potential late in his rookie season.

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‘The Personification Of Human Decency’: Nina Totenberg Remembers Cokie Roberts

Our newsroom is in tears. My phone and email are bursting with more tears. The country has lost a great journalist. But I and so many thousands of others have lost a great friend. Yes, thousands of others.

Cokie Roberts was the embodiment of our better angels — whether it was her work for Save the Children or the millions of kindnesses large and small that she dispensed daily, without ever thinking that what she was doing was unusual or remarkable.

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Brian Turk actor of “Two and a Half Men” died at age 49

Actor Brian Turk , famous for his participation in “Two and a Half Men” , “Beverly Hills, 90210” , “Buffy, the Vampire Slayer” and “Carnivale”, died on Friday, September 13 at age 49.

As confirmed by the TMZ portal, Turk had been diagnosed with brain cancer a year ago. According to a statement from his representative – provided to TMZ – the American actor suffered from complications arising from the metastasis he suffered.

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Key Points About the U.A.W. Strike Against General Motors

The walkout by nearly 50,000 union workers could dent the company’s bottom line and affect its suppliers.

First, it was teachers in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky. Then hotel workers at nearly two dozen Marriotts and grocery employees at Stop & Shop locations in the Northeast.

Now the United Automobile Workers have gone on strike at General Motors, sending nearly 50,000 members at factories across the Midwest and South to picket lines.

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