The “lost” George Romero movie The Amusement Park is a surreal plunge into the horror of getting old – The A.V. Club

As undergraduate thesis papers have been breathlessly postulating for decades, the late George Romero had a keen social conscience. That nightmarish horror classics like Dawn Of The Dead and The Crazies were really about the festering soul of America is a conclusion so ancient it could easily blend into one of the director’s famous hordes of ravenous cadavers. Part of what made Romero’s work special, though, is that the big ideas were woven deeply into the fabric of his films—he made primo thrillers whose underlying philosophies rarely eclipsed their function as gangbusters B-movie entertainment. Advertisement The Amusement Park is a …

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Friends: The Reunion director Ben Winston responds to criticism of the show’s lack of diversity – Daily Mail

By Tracy Wright For Dailymail.com Published: 15:09 EDT, 8 June 2021 | Updated: 15:46 EDT, 8 June 2021 Director Ben Winston responded to criticism that last month’s Friends: The Reunion lacked diversity. The 39-year-old producer questioned what more diversity could be offered on the show which first premiered in 1994 and followed a group of six friend navigating love and life in New York City. During a sit-down with The Times, Winston noted various inclusion efforts after fans questioned the lack of multicultural actors or storylines on a sitcom based in a melting pot of culture. Difficult decisions: Director Ben …

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Rapper Pooh Shiesty Arrested After Allegedly Shooting Club Security Guard – TMZ

Miami Dade County Corrections Rapper Pooh Shiesty has just been arrested over a shooting that went down at a Miami club … where cops say a security guard ended up getting shot in a dispute over money. According to Miami-Dade County Corrections records … the rapper was taken into custody Tuesday around 2 PM on a warrant for his arrest for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon … a felony. According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, Miami-Dade PD was called out to the King of Diamonds nightclub back on May 30 around 4 AM for a reported shooting. …

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Keira Knightley wore Chanel every day of quarantine – Page Six

More On: keira knightley My so-called Victorian life: Claire Danes films costume drama Keira Knightley snuggles up with newborn during London stroll Keira Knightley returns to the red carpet after giving birth Keira Knightley says it was rough sleep-training daughter while filming new political thriller What did you wear during lockdown? Did you live in leggings and baggy tees, perhaps, or your coziest, comfiest sweats? Well, Keira Knightley never stopped dressing up during the pandemic’s darkest days, donning head-to-toe Chanel in quarantine. “We have a trampoline in our garden, and we decided we were only allowed to wear dresses on …

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Kid Rock Spews Homophobic Slur, Flips Off Audience For Filming Him – HuffPost

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Kim Kardashian says she loves Kanye West ‘for life’ in birthday tribute amid divorce – Fox News

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West may be headed their separate ways but that didn’t stop the reality star from sending him birthday wishes on Tuesday. The Skims founder, 40, took to social media to share a picture of the estranged couple in happier times aboard a private plane with three of their children – North, 7, Saint, 5, and their daughter Chicago who was an infant at the time the photo was captured. The two have since welcomed son Psalm as well.  “Happy Birthday. Love U for Life!” Kardashian wrote in a tweet for the Yeezy honcho’s 44th birthday, adding …

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TBS announces final batch of guests for Conan, save for at least one surprise – The A.V. Club

Conan O’BrienPhoto: Rich Fury (Getty Images) Back in November, Conan O’Brien announced that he would be ending his TBS show Conan in 2021, with the network officially scheduling his final episode for June 24. O’Brien won’t be going away, though, as he’s taking his lanky frame and orange hair over to HBO Max for some kind of new series, but the decades of watching him on regular TV with commercials and stuff is going to be over in a matter of weeks. Today, via a press release, TBS announced who (most of) his final guests will be, starting with next …

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Chris Harrison exits ‘The Bachelor’ franchise after defending former contestant’s racist behavior – NBC News

Chris Harrison is permanently exiting ABC’s reality dating series “The Bachelor” after coming under fire earlier this year for defending a contestant’s past racist behavior. “Chris Harrison is stepping aside as host of The Bachelor franchise. We are thankful for his many contributions over the past 20 years and wish him all the best on his new journey,” Warner Horizon and ABC Entertainment said in a statement sent to NBC News on Tuesday. He said he was excited to start a new chapter after an “incredible run” as host of the franchise in a statement posted to his Instagram. “I’m …

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