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The Rock Finally Meets 10-Year-Old Who Used San Andreas Moves To Save His Brother As Tearful Momma Looks On!

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We love that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson puts his time where his Twitter is. A couple weeks ago, the Fate Of The Furious star read the story of Jacob O’Connor, a 10-year-old boy who saved his brother’s life using a CPR technique he had learned watching The Rock do it in the movie San Andreas. Dwayne was so flattered, he not only tweeted high fives to the boy — he invited the whole family to the set of his new movie Skyscraper! Photos: Let’s Talk About The …

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Jerry Lewis, comedian, dies at 91

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(CNN)Jerry Lewis, the slapstick-loving comedian, innovative filmmaker and generous fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, died Sunday after a brief illness, said his publicist, Candi Cazau. He was 91. Lewis first gained fame for his frenzied comedy-and-music act with singer Dean Martin. When that ended in the mid-1950s, Lewis went solo, and by the early ’60s, he had become a top draw in movies such as “The Bellboy,” “The Nutty Professor” and “The …

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Would you kill my mother for me?: a dark case of abuse and revenge

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… person in early 2015 for a screening of Habitat for Humanity (a housing charity) house late that night and says she handed him the blue gloves and giant serrated knife. Afterwards, he texted her to get your ass to the bathroom, and she claims she obeyed dutifully, crouching on the floor naked, listening to her mum being murdered mercilessly by her boyfriend. This was not the Disney movie she was expecting her life to be. But at last she could be free well, for a couple of days. The couple …

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Luc Besson on turning Rihanna into a 28th-century Cleopatra and being stood up by Prince

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… of the films 28th-century intergalactic escapades. Valerian had a dismal $17m opening weekend in the US last month. In Germany, it landed in third place behind Despicable Me 3, which had already been on release for three weeks. Luc Besson. Photograph: Lee Jin-man/AP There are glimmers of hope. France welcomed the movie enthusiastically last week, as it usually does with anything by the Parisian film-maker, giving it the second-best opening day of the year. But these are still …

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You Are Robot Boy! Can You Save Japan From Monsters?

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… effect! The explosions cannot scratch the monsters impervious skin! Attacking it directly isnt going to work, Robot Boy, someone says to you. Wow! Richard Kind! I am a huge fan of your movie Richard Kinds Tokyo Detective Agency. Thanks for the advice, Richard Kind. I will devise a cunning plan to fight the monsters. How can I ask out an intelligent girl, such as a class president? Awesome! Thank you, Richard Kind! Now its time to go fight that monster. If you want …

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The Emoji Movie tweeted itself into the Handmaid’s Tale, yes I’m serious

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"Are you kidding me with this?" – OffredImage: HULU None of us needed further convincing that The Emoji movie was irrelevant Hollywood #WhatsHotWithTheKids bullshit. But, like the smartphone smiley face movie nobody wanted, the esteemed folks running its social media channels gave us more reasons anyway. Over the weekend, amidst ICYMI photos of the film’s premiere, its official Twitter account published a photoshopped emoji x Handmaid’s Tale mashup. Despite the fact …

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‘Valerian’ turns French comic into epic mess

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(CNN)A feast for the eyes and positively numbing on the brain, “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” makes an early bid for worst movie of the year — or at least, the most ostentatious waste of money, given the lavish trappings of this comic-book adaptation from French writer-director Luc Besson. To be fair, the actors’ performances are largely drowned under the psychedelic mayhem surrounding them, but even so, it’s a photo finish in this setting …

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MashReads Podcast: ‘The Idiot’ is one of the best books you’ll read all year

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… impactful and formative Russian literature, including The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Forty Rooms by Olga Grushin. And, as always, we close the show with recommendations: Aliza recommends catching up on Game of Thrones. MJ piggiebacks off of that and also recommends Funny or Die’s Game of Thrones recap series “Gay of Thrones.“ Peter recommends Edgar Wright’s new movie Baby Driver. MJ has a host of micro-recommendations …

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Box Office: Cars 3 Unseats Wonder Woman As The Most Popular Movie In America This Week!

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… expected even slightly higher based on projections! Nice! Of course, Wonder Woman still continues to impress, even though it’s not at the top of the box office. The movie took in about $40.8 million this weekend, giving it a domestic total of $274.6 million, and more than $571 million worldwide. Soon, Wonder Woman will eclipse Mamma Mia! (2008) as the top-grossing female-directed movie of all time!!! Other movies of note this weekend: the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me did much better …

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