Dune delivers on style but lacks on substance

Denis Villeneuve’s newest film is visually stunning, but the screenplay leaves audiences looking for more

This article contains spoilers for the film “Dune” (2021)

Warner Bros. releases their new space-opera titled “Dune” this Friday. The film is directed by Denis Villeneuve, who previously helmed “Sicario,” “Arrival” and “Blade Runner 2049.” “Dune” stars Timothée Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Oscar Isaac and many other Hollywood A-listers. The film is based on the massively influential book “Dune” written by Frank Herbert.

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Angelina Jolie’s Daughter Upcycled Her 2014 Oscars Dress And Wore It To The “Eternals” Premiere

Monday night marked the world premiere of Marvel’s Eternals and saw the star-studded cast step out onto the red carpet to celebrate its upcoming release.

Cast members in front of an Eternals world premiere banner and fireworks

Cast members Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Salma Hayek, and Gemma Chan were among the attendees, along with the movie’s director, Chloé Zhao.

Kit Harington

Angelina Jolie, who plays the part of Thena in the new Marvel instalment, also made an appearance alongside five of her six children: Maddox (20),

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Daniel Craig outshines ‘No Time To Die’ in his final turn as James Bond

It’s been more than a year since No Time to Die was supposed to open in theaters, and while the pandemic is far from over, the movie’s long-overdue release feels like a good omen for an industry that could use it.

Never mind if James Bond can save the world — can he save the movies in the era of COVID and streaming-service domination? I have no idea. I can only say that it’s a poignant pleasure to see Daniel Craig as Bond on the big screen one last time,

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Alan Jackson reveals nerve condition affecting his balance

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country superstar Alan Jackson revealed in an interview Tuesday that he has a degenerative nerve condition that affects his balance but he intends to keep performing.

Jackson, 62, said in an interview aired on NBC’s “Today” show that he was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease a decade ago. He said it was a genetic condition and its effects on his ability to walk have been getting more noticeable.

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Britney Spears hearing may mean freedom from court or father

Difficult decisions await a Los Angeles Superior Court judge at what could be a pivotal hearing in the conservatorship controlling the life and money of Britney Spears

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Judge Brenda Penny has been the calm eye of the storm surrounding Britney Spears and the conservatorship that controls her life.

Now all eyes are on her.

The Los Angeles Superior Court Judge has thus far been able to act more as a caretaker than a dictator in the case,

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Kelly Price Reportedly Missing In Georgia Following COVID-19 Battle

According to TMZ, Price went missing shortly after being released from the hospital after battling COVID this past summer. Officials in Cobb County have listed Price as a missing person following a welfare check conducted at her residence last Saturday (September 18). Authorities found no evidence of foul play and spoke with her boyfriend at home but she’s currently listed as a missing person with the National Crime Information Center.

 

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Google Doodle honors Christopher Reeve, Superman actor and humanitarian

He played a superhero on the screen but was a real-life hero after he hung up the cape.

Christopher Reeve is largely remembered for his flights across the screen while wearing a red cape and sporting a giant S across his chest. But it’s for his later off-screen work, while hoping to walk again, that solidified him as a hero.

His sensitive portrayal of Superman helped make the 1978 movie a blockbuster that set the stage for a wave of superhero movies.

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A Giant Of Black Cinema, Melvin Van Peebles Dies At 89

Updated September 22, 2021 at 7:33 PM ET

Influential director Melvin Van Peebles died on Tuesday night at home in Manhattan. The 89-year-old director was best known for his independent films Watermelon Man (1970) and Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song (1971).

He was also the father of Mario Van Peebles, with whom he wrote and directed the movie Panther in 1995. The elder Van Peebles told NPR that year he considered that film a history lesson for kids too young to remember the Panthers’

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Survivor Season-Premiere Recap: Come On In!

The best thing I heard all day was the sweet voice of Jeff Probst saying, “Come on in!” (He’s dropped the word, “guys.” More on that later.)

Suddenly, I know the feeling of serotonin coursing through my body because Survivor is back. The show in which a bunch of people voluntarily subject themselves to paranoia and bugs for $1 million last aired in May of 2020. It’s been a long 16 months without it.

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Ned Beatty, titanic character actor of ‘Network,’ dies at 83

NEW YORK (AP) — Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including “Deliverance,” “Network” and “Superman,” was a booming, indelible presence in even the smallest parts, has died. He was 83.

Beatty’s manager, Deborah Miller, said Beatty died Sunday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by friends and loved ones.

After years in regional theater, Beatty was cast in 1972’s “Deliverance” as Bobby Trippe,

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