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‘Muhammad Ali’ lets Ken Burns go four fascinating rounds with the champ’s life and legacy
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‘Muhammad Ali’ lets Ken Burns go four fascinating rounds with the champ’s life and legacy

Floating and stinging as it explores the boxing icon’s life inside the ring and out, “Muhammad Ali” is another epic Ken Burns-produced dive into the life of an influential 20th-century figure, coming on the heels of “Hemingway.” Much has said about Ali, but going the distance with this four-part PBS documentary makes it feel like,…MORE

Lizzo wants to star in ‘Bodyguard’ remake with Chris Evans
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Lizzo wants to star in ‘Bodyguard’ remake with Chris Evans

Lizzo apparently has not abandoned her quest to get close to Chris Evans. With news that Warner Bros. (which is owned by CNN’s parent company) is reportedly planning a remake of the 1992 film “The Bodyguard,” the singer has let the world know she wouldn’t mind starring in it with Evans. Taking to her TikTok,…MORE

Priyanka Chopra Jonas on ‘The Activist’: ‘The show got it wrong’
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas on ‘The Activist’: ‘The show got it wrong’

Another judge from “The Activist” has spoken up regarding backlash against the show. On Thursday, Priyanka Chopra Jonas addressed the issue in a statement on her verified Instagram account in the wake of CBS and its production partners, Global Citizen and Live Nation, announcing that changes have been made to the series. “I have been…MORE

‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ isn’t as good as Jessica Chastain’s performance
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‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ isn’t as good as Jessica Chastain’s performance

The stars outshine the movie in “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” a dazzling showcase for Jessica Chastain and Andrew Garfield as Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker in a dutiful, somewhat disjointed chronicle of how the televangelists amassed great wealth before his disgraced fall. While it’s not a landslide vote, thanks to Chastain’s disappearing act, “The…MORE

The winner of ‘America’s Got Talent’ is …
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The winner of ‘America’s Got Talent’ is …

“America’s Got Talent” has crowned another winner. Dustin Tavella, 35, was named the Season 16 winner of “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday night. Tavella is the third magician to ever win the series and. He walked away with $1 million dollar prize and will headline a show at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las…MORE

CBS changing ‘The Activist’ in response to backlash
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CBS changing ‘The Activist’ in response to backlash

The original format of “The Activist” will be scrapped following pointed criticism of the CBS show that was echoed by one of the program’s own judges. In a statement to CNN, the network said, “The Activist was designed to show a wide audience the passion, long hours, and ingenuity that activists put into changing the…MORE

‘Cry Macho’ is a weak addition to Clint Eastwood’s 50-year filmography
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‘Cry Macho’ is a weak addition to Clint Eastwood’s 50-year filmography

At 91, Clint Eastwood’s long career as a filmmaker and longer one as a star are far more interesting than “Cry Macho,” an understated, uneventful slog of a movie that feels like a misguided merger of “Gran Torino” and “Bronco Billy.” Blame many of the problems on a woefully weak script, but this largely two-character…MORE

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