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Léa Seydoux, Matthias Schoenaerts And Thomas Vinterberg Discuss Kursk

While we may not know exactly what happened on August 12, 2000 when a Russian submarine suffered an explosion during a training exercise that sank the vessel and killed all 118 personnel on board, there are plenty of theories. One such theory is put on display in the form of the film Kursk. The film stars Léa Seydoux and Matthias Schoenaerts and is directed by Thomas Vinterberg. We had a chance to talk to all three during TIFF 2018, and they gave us some insight into not only filming the movie, but what they think of the story as well.

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The Favourite Leads The Critics’ Choice Nominations With 14

Year after year, the Critic’s Choice awards reflect how the Oscar votes go, so odds are pretty good that The Favourite will be among the most nominated films at next year’s show.

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YouTube Releases Top Music Videos Of 2018

YouTube shared some numbers recently as to what the most popular videos on their streaming site were (really, we watched the Walmart yodeling kid the most?), and as part of their released stats, they also shared the numbers for the most streamed music videos. The shocking things was, eight of the top ten videos were in Spanish.

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Kursk Is An Interesting Look At The 2000 Russian Submarine Disaster

In 2000 during a naval exercise an explosion within a Russian submarine caused the deaths of 118 sailors and officers. At the time Russian officials claimed that all aboard the vessel were killed instantly, but a few days later it was revealed than a handful had survived the initial explosion and were trapped in a separate section of the submarine. Unfortunately they were unable to be rescued. Kursk tells their story.

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The 2019 Golden Globe Nominations Are Here

The countdown to awards season has officially begun, with the Golden Globes making the announcements this morning as to they have chosen to be nominated for their awards. There are 25 categories in all, with 5 nominations per category. It was announced yesterday that Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg would be the co-hosts of the 76th […]

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Prince’s Work To Get The Musical Treatment

If Abba’s music can get a musical treatment, why not Prince? At least that’s the theory Universal Pictures has in their heads as they prepare to make a musical based on the late musician’s work.

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Mission: Impossible Fallout Is A Film To Add To Your Bluray Collection

Mission: Impossible Fallout was one of the biggest films of the summer, and proved that once again Tom Cruises’ insane ability to perform his own stunts is a box office draw. The sixth film in the franchise is also the series’ first sequel, in that the villain from the previous flick returned to cause even more chaos. The shocking thing about the series is that it doesn’t appear to be losing any steam either, and that the films will more than likely continue beyond this one. For collectors of blurays, the series is also a fantastic pick-up.

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Shania Twain Says She Is Bored Of Country Music

Shania Twain made a career for herself by singing country music. From The Woman In Me, to That Don’t Impress Me Much and more, Twain’s list of number one hits goes on and on. The Canadian superstar is among the best-selling music artists of all time. She took several years off starting in 2004 due to diagnoses of Lyme disease and dysphonia, but in 2011 she started on the road to comeback. She released her first album in 15 years last year, and now has a new reality show called Real Country. But it’s her comments to E! News that is making the headlines now.

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Jerry Springer To Return To TV

It’s only been six months since production stopped on the Jerry Springer Show after 27 years, and already the veteran talk show host is getting set to return to TV. It was announced yesterday that the former mayor of Cincinnati will star in Judge Jerry, a syndicated court show.  

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Nicole Kidman Says You Shouldn’t Expect A Third Season Of Big Little Lies

One of the biggest hits of 2017 was HBO’s Big Little Lies. Even though the entire novel was adapted for the first season, a second season was announced. Star Nicole Kidman told Variety in an interview though that a third season isn’t very likely.

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Rachel Bilson’s Take Two Cancelled By ABC

Rachel Bilson and Eddie Cibrian’s summer series Take Two was officially cancelled yesterday by ABC after low ratings hurt the shows chances. The series followed the story of a private investigator who teamed up a former star of a hit cop TV series after she served a stint in rehab. Cibrian’s P.I. thought that the celeb’s skills and experience making the TV show might help him with his business. The series was part comedy and part drama. 

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Robin Hood Is Ridiculous Fun

Robin Hood has always been a favourite among the movie making and going crowd. From the first adaptation in 1908, to films starring Douglas Fairbanks and Errol Flynn, up to the more recent movies starring Kevin Costner and Russell Crowe, Robin Hood seemingly is always up on the big screen. It’s been 8 years since the last one however, and now Taron Egerton picks up the bow and arrows to try to fill a rather big hood.

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True Blood The Musical On Its Way

True Blood ran for 81 episodes from 2008 to 2014, and at the time was one of the most popular shows on TV. The HBO series was based on the novels by Charlaine Harris and followed the story of Sookie Stackhouse and the residents of Bon Temps, Louisiana. The series was right in the middle of the vampire craze of the mid-2000s, and still has a strong following today. Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the series, and at the Vulture Festival in Los Angeles where they screened the pilot episode for fans, the creator of the series Alan Ball discussed plans for a special musical production of the series.

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Star Trek: Discovery Looks Gorgeous On Bluray

By the time Star Trek: Discovery premiered on CBS All Access earlier this year it had been delayed so many times that fans started to wonder if the series was going to be any good. Then after the first couple of episodes came out, people started commenting that it was all right, but nothing special. Then as the first season came to a close, people had gotten into it, and had started asking when the next season would be arriving. Well, before the second season begins, Paramount has released the first season on bluray, and it’s a set collectors won’t want to miss.

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Ariana Grande Gets Her First Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 Single With “thank u, next”

Ariana Grande has been in the news a lot lately thanks to her highly public split from Pete Davidson, and shortly after the split she released a new single called “thank u, next”. The song was meant as an ode to how her past relationships (to Davidson, Big Sean, Ricky Alvarez, and the late Mac Miller), affected her personal growth. The song quickly became a huge hit, and now it’s made its debut on the Billboard Hot 100 in the number one spot.

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