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By Sameen Amer
Fri, 08, 19

The Kitchen (starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss) - crime comedy.....

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* Albums

  • Inspired by True Events by Tori Kelly: Third album by the American singer; comes after her sophomore release Hiding Place (2018); includes the single ‘Sorry Would Go a Long Way’.
  • Care Package by Drake: Compilation album by the Canadian rapper; includes songs that were previously released as promotional material for several albums.

* Movies

  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold (starring Isabela Moner, Eugenio Derbez, Michael Pe–a, Eva Longoria, Danny Trejo) - adventure, live-action adaptation of Nickelodeon’s television series Dora the Explorer (2000 - present); a teenage explorer (Moner) leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost Inca civilization.
  • The Kitchen (starring Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, Elisabeth Moss) - crime comedy; the wives of Irish mobsters take over the organized crime operations after the FBI arrests their husbands.
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain (starring Kevin Costner, Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried) - drama; a dog (voiced by Costner) reflects on his relationship with his human family.
  • Light of My Life (starring Casey Affleck, Anna Pniowsky, Elisabeth Moss, Tom Bower) - drama; a father (Affleck) disguises his daughter as a boy after a plague wipes out most of the female population.

Celeb Tweets

  • Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt): Wake up Coffee

Check to see which city is trending on Twitter; call any loved ones in said city and make sure they’re alive Breakfast

  • Andy Lassner (@andylassner): 2 mass shootings in one day. Is America great again yet?

Spotlight

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, Al Pacino

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Tagline: The 9th film from Quentin Tarantino.

  • Comedy drama; an aging television actor (DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Pitt) try to make a name for themselves in late ‘60s Hollywood.
  • Is built around Hollywood’s golden age and the Manson Family murders.
  • Had a budget of around $90 million; has made nearly $80 million in less than two weeks, with its release still awaited in several countries internationally.
  • Has received praise from critics who lauded the cast and setting, although the startling ending has divided viewers.
  • Margot Robbie, who portrays Sharon Tate, wore some of Tate’s real jewellery which she was given by the late actress’s sister Debra.
  • Is Luke Perry’s final film; the actor died of a massive stroke in March this year at the age of 52.
  • Is the first Quentin Tarantino film not to be associated with Harvey Weinstein, after the director cut ties with the producer following sexual abuse allegations against the latter in October 2017.

Star

Justice Smith

  • Born on 9th August 1995 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Is the fifth of nine siblings.
  • Graduated from the Orange County School of the Arts in 2013.
  • Made his acting debut in 2012.
  • Started gaining recognition after appearing in the film Paper Town (2015) and the musical drama The Get Down (2016 - 2017).
  • Has gone on to appear in the films Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) and Pokemon Detective Pikachu (2019).
  • Upcoming projects include the romantic drama All the Bright Places (2019).

Also born today: Anna Kendrick, Jessica Capshaw, Rhona Mitra, McG, Eric Bana, Gillian Anderson, Whitney Houston, Melanie Griffith