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Kelis accuses Beyoncé, Pharrell of song ‘thievery’ on ‘Renaissance’

Kelis accuses Beyoncé, Pharrell of song ‘thievery’ on ‘Renaissance’

Comment on this story Comment Kelis accused Beyoncé and songwriter-producers Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo of “thievery” late Thursday after discovering a track on Beyoncé’s highly anticipated new album “Renaissance,” released overnight, contains an interpolation of Kelis’s hit single “Milkshake.” An Instagram fan page noted the usage earlier this week. On Thursday, Kelis commented on …

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Kylie’s 17-Minute Flight Has Nothing on the 170 Trips Taylor Swift’s Private Jets Took This Year

As the world quite literally burns and floods, it’s important to remember that individualism won’t really solve the climate crisis, especially compared to, say, the wholesale dismantling of the brutal grip the fossil fuel industry has on modern society. Still, there are some individuals who could probably stand to do a bit more to mitigate …

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With ‘Not Okay,’ Zoey Deutch Seals Her Status as Hollywood’s Unexpected Queen of Scammers

With ‘Not Okay,’ Zoey Deutch Seals Her Status as Hollywood’s Unexpected Queen of Scammers

Deutch talks to IndieWire about mastering the “unlikable female protagonist” and giving a delightfully unhinged performance in Quinn Shephard’s internet fame satire. [Editor’s note: The following story contains light spoilers for “Not Okay.”] Though filmmaker Quinn Shephard starred in her 2017 feature directorial debut “Blame,” Shephard opted to stay behind the camera for her sophomore …

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New to Netflix in August 2022: The Sandman, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and More - IGN

New to Netflix in August 2022: The Sandman, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and More – IGN

August is a big month for Netflix that is not only filled with some great choices on the animation front, but it will also see the arrival of the live-action adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman. After being imprisoned for many years, Morpheus, the King of Dreams, awakens to take a journey “across worlds to …

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Dana White recalls Vince McMahon banishing him to cheap seats for WrestleMania, clarifies Josh Emmett ticket mix-up

Dana White recalls Vince McMahon banishing him to cheap seats for WrestleMania, clarifies Josh Emmett ticket mix-up

Dana White knows all about the chaos that comes with arranging for free seats at an event. The UFC president has been on both sides of the equation and recently recounted a miserable experience he had trying to be in attendance for a Ronda Rousey match at WrestleMania. (White did not clarify which WrestleMania he …

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Beyoncé’s Renaissance: fans and critics react to one of the year’s most anticipated albums

Beyoncé has released her long-anticipated album Renaissance – her first solo studio record in six years – to a blockbuster response from fans and critics, as well as a spot of controversy. A 16-track dance record packed with high-profile, genre-spanning collaborators including Drake, Skrillex and Grace Jones, Renaissance is the first in a planned trilogy, …

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How did a film about Marilyn Monroe end up as Netflix’s first NC-17 release?

How did a film about Marilyn Monroe end up as Netflix’s first NC-17 release?

A detail of the trailer for Netflix’s Marilyn Monroe film Blonde that may surprise some viewers is the NC-17 rating at the end. The film is clearly artistically shot, and seems to have an intense, dramatic tone, but in other respects it could pass for a traditional, tragic celebrity life story. What has earned it …

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Fans Are Losing It Over Ana de Armas’ Shocking Transformation Into Marilyn Monroe

Fans Are Losing It Over Ana de Armas’ Shocking Transformation Into Marilyn Monroe

Ana de Armas is starring in a new Netflix movie about Marilyn Monroe titled ‘Blonde,’ premiering September 28th. The actress is almost unrecognizable in the latest behind-the-scenes photos. De Armas’ embodiment of the role gathers support from many, including Jamie Lee Curtis. Ana de Armas is nearly indistinguishable from the iconic Marilyn Monroe in the …

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Good Luck Sleeping After Seeing Resurrection

Good Luck Sleeping After Seeing Resurrection

Bilge Ebiri is a film critic for New York magazine and Vulture. His work has appeared in The Village Voice, the New York Times, Rolling Stone, and the Criterion Collection, among others. Rebecca Hall in Resurrection. Photo: IFC Films About halfway through Resurrection, Rebecca Hall delivers a nearly eight-minute monologue about her character’s past that …

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Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ Embodies Decades of Dance Music. Here’s a Guide.

Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ Embodies Decades of Dance Music. Here’s a Guide.

Beyoncé’s new album, “Renaissance,” is consciously steeped in dance-music history, cannily embracing decades of samples and sounds: the 1970s disco of Donna Summer and Chic, Jamaican dancehall, internet-speed hyperpop. She chose collaborators, references and even specific keyboard sounds that pay homage to club-land memories while making her own 21st-century statement. Here are some of the …

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