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Broadway theaters to require vaccinations for audience and staff
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Broadway theaters to require vaccinations for audience and staff

As the Delta variant sweeps across the US, Broadway has become the latest to issue guidelines regarding vaccinations. Owners and operators of all 41 Broadway theaters in New York City will require audience members and performers as well as staff to be vaccinated for all performances through the month of October. That announcement was made…MORE

Jean-Claude Van Damme gets his kicks in ‘The Last Mercenary,’ but you won’t
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Jean-Claude Van Damme gets his kicks in ‘The Last Mercenary,’ but you won’t

Jean-Claude Van Damme remains impressively limber, but that’s a rare highlight in “The Last Mercenary,” which features the Muscles from Brussels in a Paris-sent embarrassment. Netflix acquired the French-language action comedy because, well, why not? But the movie proves that having a sense of humor about oneself and being funny can be two quite different…MORE

DaBaby comments spark backlash from Elton John, Madonna and other celebs
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DaBaby comments spark backlash from Elton John, Madonna and other celebs

DaBaby has attracted some high-profile critics. Elton John, Madonna, Questlove and others have come out to condemn the rapper’s comments last weekend at the Rolling Loud music festival in Miami. During the performance, he made false and insulting comments about gay men and HIV, and spoke crudely about women, as well. John, who is gay…MORE

Amanda Knox claims ‘Stillwater’ is profiting off her life
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Amanda Knox claims ‘Stillwater’ is profiting off her life

Amanda Knox is claiming the new Matt Damon film “Stillwater” is profiting off her life and her struggle for a wrongful murder conviction. Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were convicted and later acquitted in an Italian court for the 2007 killing of Knox’s roommate, Meredith Kercher, in Perugia, Italy, where Knox was a…MORE

Dolly Parton supports Britney Spears and can relate
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Dolly Parton supports Britney Spears and can relate

Dolly Parton has weighed in on the #FreeBritney movement. During an appearance Thursday on “Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen,” the legendary country star was asked about Britney Spears and her conservatorship battle. “Well, I try to not get involved in other people’s business,” Parton said. “I think she is a wonderful artist and…MORE

‘Stillwater’ stars Matt Damon as a dad crusading to free his daughter
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‘Stillwater’ stars Matt Damon as a dad crusading to free his daughter

Anchored by an impressive performance from Matt Damon, “Stillwater” confounds expectations in mostly frustrating ways. Director/co-writer Tom McCarthy (the Oscar-winning “Spotlight”) has set up a movie about a father determined to help free his daughter, but unlike the usual can-do Americans in this sort of tale, he’s clearly in way over his head. The story…MORE

Will Smith stars as Williams sisters’ father in ‘King Richard’
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Will Smith stars as Williams sisters’ father in ‘King Richard’

Get ready for awards season buzz. Will Smith is portraying Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, in the forthcoming film “King Richard.” The movie “follows the journey of Richard Williams, an undeterred father instrumental in raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted athletes of all time, who will end up…MORE

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