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'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Review: Prepare for an Unexpectedly Bold Adventure

It does not have an opening crawl or a score by John Williams. Thus we witness a meet-cute between Solo and one of his most beloved sidekicks, with whom he is imprisoned in the muck and mire of an underground cell on the "mud planet" Mimban.

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Stars protest Gaza deaths at Cannes Film Festival

Kristen Stewart is not one to be fenced in. The pictures of the actress taking her shoes off literally made headline news around the world, and we can't help but think how ridiculous that is. Once again a celebrity caused a stir on the red carpet. She went on to say, "Things have to change immediately". Only 82 women have walked down the red carpet as directors to show their films at the festival during its 71 years of existence, while 1,688 men have had the privilege to do so.

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Oil Rises to New Three-Year Highs

OPEC crude production eased by 130,000 barrels per day (b/d) in April, to 31.65 mb/d, on further declines in Venezuela and lower output in Africa, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its Oil Market Report. Crude sticking to highs as U.S. withdrawal from Iran program continues to boost prices. China's crude oil imports in the first quarter increased by 7 percent on the year to around 9.09 million bpd-a rise of nearly 595,000 bpd on average compared to Q1 2017, according to ...

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Mission: Impossible - Fallout: Tom Cruise fights vans, helicopters, assassins in new trailer

With the best intentions often come back to haunt you. The same could be said for most Mission: Impossible sequels, but it bears repeating: the stakes have never been higher. There are numerous stunts in the trailer that simply look stunning. The new trailer has Tom and a heavily-moustached Henry Cavill pulling off some ridiculously risky stunts, something the Mission Impossible series has always been known for.

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Stan Lee Sues POW! Entertainment for $1 Billion

The curious case of Stan Lee has made waves across the Internet ever since Lee was diagnosed with pneumonia and hospitalized with an irregular heartbeat this February . "Lee does not recall anyone reading the Illegitimate Document to him, and, due to his advanced macular degeneration , he could not have read it himself", attorney Adam Grant wrote in the complaint, according to The Hollywood Reporter .

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Nikki Bella Reacts To John Cena's Emotional "Today Show" Interview From Yesterday

Bella continues: "So hearing Brie and Lauren , JJ and Bryan all talk about their family stuff and their kids, it makes it, like, sink in a little bit more of how lonely it will be and how lonely it gets". John claimed that he just loves Nicole and wants no one else in his life. "I still love Nicole, I would love to marry Nicole, I still would love to have a family with Nicole", the WWE superstar said.

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Emilia Clarke wants to retire the phrase 'strong' female leads

The actress, who has a prominent role in " Solo: A Star Wars Story ", said the topic "doesn't even bear having a conversation" and asked journalists and publications alike to "please" give up using the word "strong" to describe a female lead.

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Foo Fighters, Billy Idol, Iggy Pop To Headline Cal Jam 18

All camping packages include free entrance to the Friday night Party. They will have a tough act to follow, as Iggy Pop has reunited his stellar " Post Pop Depression " band, which features Queens of The Stone Age's Joshua Homme, Dean Fertita and Troy Van Leeuwen and Arctic Monkeys' drummer Matt Helders .

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Gwyneth Paltrow, 45, melts the internet with completely NUDE snap

As one of Hollywood's most reputable stars, 45-year old Paltrow likes to keep her family life private-and that includes photographs and information about her children Apple , 14, and Moses , 12. Gwyneth Paltrow and 14-year-old daughter Apple Martin are unsurprisingly birds of a feather. "Thank you for still spending time with me, although you for 14 years".

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Bohemian Rhapsody Trailer Is A Carnival Of Musical Wonder

The full trailer for the Queen biopic " Bohemian Rhapsody " has been released giving us our biggest glimpse into Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury yet. BAFTA Award victor and Academy Award nominee, Anthony McCarten wrote the script for Bohemian Rhapsody . In the subsequent years, the cast and crew of Bohemian Rhapsody saw many major and minor controversies including the firing of the previous director Bryan Singer , and Sacha Baron Cohen leaving the project and quitting his role as ...

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Lionel Messi admits it would be 'terrible' if Neymar joins Real Madrid

Following his exploits at Liverpool this season, a section of football pundits and connoisseurs have insisted that Salah can match Ronaldo and Messi to break their dominance as the FIFA World Best Player for the past decade but Asamoah who has been hugely linked to Inter Milan has other ideas.

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Museums publish two hidden pages from Anne Frank's diary

The Jewish teenager apparently covered up the pages because she anxious that other people in her hideout would read them, as they contain a series of dirty jokes and her thoughts on sex education, said Ronald Leopold , director of Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.

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Cardi B Defends Rita Ora's "Girls" Amid Backlash

Ora's own bisexuality is referenced in the song with lyrics like, "I ain't one-sided / I'm open-minded / I'm 50-50 and I'm never going to hide it". She also quote-tweeted a fan who wrote, "I went through this myself". She added that the song represented her truth and an honest moment from her past. Singer Kehlani , who identifies as "queer," took to Twitter on Friday saying that the song, that Ora referred to as "a celebration of love" to the Metro UK - contains "harmful lyrics".

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NCIS Star Reveals She Left Series After Allegedly Suffering Multiple Physical Assaults

While she looked forward to spending more time on her activism and with her beloved dogs, she was still grieving the decision. 'But there are tabloid articles out there that are telling total lies about me. She urged those reading to take action if faced with similar circumstances. It is unclear who "he" is, as Perrette concluded, "I've been supporting ant-bullying programs forever.

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Yanny or Laurel? Celebs Reveal What They Hear in This Audio!

This voice is either saying the word "laurel" or "yanny" - and no one can agree which it is. While the post is going viral on Twitter, its origins appear to be an Instagram poll that subsequently jumped to Reddit . Turn the volume up/down to hear each version. If you play the recording at a frequency with more bass, you're probably more likely to hear "Laurel", while if the there is less bass, you'll hear "Yanny".

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Ryan Reynolds has even started referring to himself as 'Mr Lively'

Nearly everything you either loved or gritted at in the original is here expanded, refined, sometimes even invigorated. You definitely have a longer role then? Did you love the crass humor? Reviewing the first Deadpool , I carped that the star, an exuberant Reynolds puttied over with fake burn scars, is his series' own RiffTrax, pattering right over the plot's contrivances.

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Kevin Can Wait Cancelled by CBS

I didn't much like the show even when Hayes was the costar; it was a lazy premise written with an emphasis on gender stereotypes and blue collar cliches. The two were husband and wife on "The King of Queens " from 1998 to 2007. The cancelation after investing in two seasons is a tough cut for Sony Pictures Television, which will shop the series to other buyers.

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WWE Monday Night Raw May 14, 2018 Preview

Big pops for all 4 competitors but Braun was the most over of any Superstar tonight. Owens goes there as well and he sets up for a power bomb, Rollins escapes and the two exchange some strikes. With no Brock Lesnar on the card, it could be up to any of the Money in the Bank ladder matches to close the show, or even AJ Styles vs. Shinsuke Nakamura if there's a conclusive and satisfying finish booked at last.

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Rita Ora Comes Out, Apologizes to Those 'Hurt' By 'Girls'

Rita Ora has announced that she is bisexual in a heartfelt statement after her latest single Girls received backlash over its portrayal of the sexuality. "This type of message is risky because it completely belittles and invalidates the very pure feelings of an entire community". "I'm not hiding what I am, who I am, if I wanna do this, if I wanna do that", Ora told People .

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'Mile 22' Trailer: Mark Wahlberg Stays Calm - If Unstable

We'll have our thoughts on the trailer up shortly, but we wanted to make it available as quickly as possible. And you definitely wouldn't want to cross him in Peter Berg's Mile 22 , which sees the ultra-punchy action star in the protective custody of Mark Wahlberg .

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Meryl Streep to Star in Steven Soderbergh's 'The Laundromat'

Meryl Streep will star in The Laundromat , a drama based on the Panama Papers that Steven Soderbergh will direct. The Panama Papers are 11.5 million documents belonging to the world's fourth biggest law firm, Mossack Fonseca, which were leaked in 2015.

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'The Bonfire of the Vanities' author Tom Wolfe dies aged 87

Wolfe was born on March 2, 1930 in Richmond, Virginia, and never sought to rebel against his conservative, white bourgeois upbringing. Wolfe, who was often spotted strolling around New York City in a crisp white three-piece suit, was one of the creators of so-called New Journalism, a style that infused traditional reporting with literary flair.

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Hue Jackson Finally Going To Jump Into A Lake

The Cleveland Browns coached announced in a video on Monday that he is going to jump into Lake Erie on June 1. Well , the Browns made history as the second National Football League team to go 0-16 and now it's time for Jackson to pay up.

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Khloe Kardashian's tough name decision

In other words, True isn't some cockamamie Hollywood name - it's a family name! Khloe reportedly spent Mother's Day alone after refusing to make the trip home to celebrate with her mom and siblings, but she has been in contact with her famous family while living in Cleveland.

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Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: Season Six Renewal for Low-Rated ABC Series

Channing Dungey remarked that she has no knowledge of if or how Infinity War will come into play on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 6. Guess we'll see if that happens in the finale and in the next season. Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. now airs Friday nights at 9/8C. The series isn't returning until Summer 2019, ABC announced in a conference call for upfronts.

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Ariana Grande re-creates her new single using Nintendo Labo

Jimmy Fallon himself was involved in the action with his own guitar play fitting in seamlessly with the rest of the band. The tech definitely has a lot of potential and, in the right hands, can be used to make some pretty fantastic things.

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'Lethal Weapon': Damon Wayans Breaks Silence On Clayne Crawford's Firing

Crawford posted his side of the story via a statement on Instagram, admitting to that he'd been reprimanded twice while filming the past season of " Lethal Weapon ". Wayans noted via hashtag that he hadn't received an apology from Crawford for the incident. Wayans shared from his side that Crawford was violent on the set of the show and a danger to the crew who helped put the show together.

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Lisa Vanderpump's Brother Dead at 59

At the time of this writing, it is not known whether the overdose was accidental or intentional. However, what's most interesting about this report of Vanderpump's death is that he was initially found dead on April 30 - more than two weeks ago - but his death wasn't made public until today.

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New Bohemian Rhapsody Poster and Trailer Announcement Released

A Queen biopic has been in the works for many many years. At the time, I was a little anxious that this meant the film would probably be the shits, but after seeing today's teaser trailer, I am totally onboard. The film follows the band's meteoric rise, charts their near-implosion, and climaxes with their unforgettable performance at Live Aid . Rami Malek embodies Freddie Mercury , the legendary singer whose famous four-octave vocal range was something that few popular singers could ...

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"Last Man Standing" Moving to Fox Network

But the network is still banking on making you laugh with the addition of three new sitcoms, including Last Man Standing . "We're really pleased with how "The X-Files" did this past season", Thorn said. We tried to move Last Man Standing over previous year when ABC decided not to move forward. "He feels very much like a Fox character, and he and Jerrod (Carmichael) produced a really amusing and appealing pilot".

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MCU is all set for its first female Muslim superhero, Ms Marvel

Marvel . Marvel is now in the midst of shooting Captain Marvel starring Brie Larson and will move onto introducing the teenage-superhero from New Jersey. He also confirmed that after 2019's " Captain Marvel ", the studio will be planning an Ms Marvel film. Khan is obviously a huge fan of Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel , as she took on Danver's old superhero name after Danvers became Captain Marvel .

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Teri Hatcher and Mark Hamill lead tributes to Superman actress Margot Kidder

Superman , directed by Richard Donner and released in 1978, was a superhero blockbuster two decades before comic book movies became the norm at the top of the box office. She became a United States citizen in 2005. "Thank you for being the Lois Lane so many of us grew up with. We didn't have to create a different reality".

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Kristen Stewart makes a political statement, ditches heels on Cannes red carpet

Another user tweeted, "Hooray for #KristenStewart taking off her high heels at Cannes, what a ludicrous rule!" Ms Stewart kicked off her black Louboutins on the " BlacKkKlansman ", turning heads and causing some to wonder whether it was done as a show against the footwear rule.

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Will Smith Details How He Became the 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'

Smith shared the backstory of how he became part of the iconic sitcom on his YouTube channel. Records A&R Benny Medina. It's hard to imagine there was a time when Will Smith was dead broke, let alone dead broke and famous at the same time.

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Rochdale abuse drama actress scoops TV Bafta

Vanessa Kirby , who won the Best Supporting Actress award for her portrayal of Princess Margaret in The Crown , opted for a delicately embellished gown by Dior. ITV2 dating show Love Island scored a Bafta in the reality and constructed factual category but it was defeated by Blue Planet II for the Virgin TV must-see moment prize.


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