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‘Shang-Chi’ star Simu Liu voices support for vaccines after revealing he lost grandparents to Covid
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‘Shang-Chi’ star Simu Liu voices support for vaccines after revealing he lost grandparents to Covid

Simu Liu, the star of Marvel’s “Shang-Chi,” is voicing his support for Covid-19 vaccines after revealing he lost his grandparents to the virus. Liu took to Twitter, writing, “I lost my grandparents to COVID last year. They were still waiting for their vaccines. I’m fortunate to have been double-vaccinated and boosted when I got COVID…MORE

‘The Afterparty’ turns its comedic murder mystery into more of an afterthought

‘The Afterparty’ turns its comedic murder mystery into more of an afterthought

Telling stories from shifting perspectives a la “Rashomon” has become pretty commonplace in premium-TV and streaming, from Showtime’s “The Affair” to Netflix’s “Clickbait.” Enter “The Afterparty,” an Apple TV+ comedy series with one murder, plenty of suspects and minimal intrigue — the sort of show that’s modestly entertaining but doesn’t bring enough to the party.…MORE

‘Janet Jackson’ tells the singer’s story, but it’s clear who’s in control
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‘Janet Jackson’ tells the singer’s story, but it’s clear who’s in control

Janet Jackson gave a documentary crew access for five years, but with Jackson and brother Randy Jackson serving as executive producers the resulting project, “Janet Jackson,” feels too conspicuously like a licensed product. Addressing some uncomfortable parts of her biography but sidestepping others, it’s pretty obvious who’s in control here. To be fair, plenty of…MORE

Kristen Bell dials ‘S’ for ‘silly’ in ‘The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window’
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Kristen Bell dials ‘S’ for ‘silly’ in ‘The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window’

The title might be the funniest thing about “The Woman in the House Across the Street from the Girl in the Window,” which is sort of the verbal equivalent of that “Spaceballs” visual gag where the spaceship just won’t end. Beyond that, this Netflix series provides a fun showcase for Kristen Bell but only a…MORE

‘The Mighty Ducks’ star Shaun Weiss celebrates two years sober with striking before-and-after photos

‘The Mighty Ducks’ star Shaun Weiss celebrates two years sober with striking before-and-after photos

“The Mighty Ducks” star Shaun Weiss has celebrated a two-year sobriety milestone in his battle against methamphetamine addiction with an inspiring transformation picture. The 43-year-old former child star, best known for playing Greg Goldberg in the Disney comedy franchise about a misfit hockey team, became unrecognizable at the height of his addiction to crystal methamphetamine.…MORE

Caesars Palace is scrambling to book artists like Keith Urban and others after Adele postpones residency
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Caesars Palace is scrambling to book artists like Keith Urban and others after Adele postpones residency

It’s been one week since Adele announced the postponement of her Las Vegas residency. The highly anticipated series of concerts titled “Weekends With Adele” were supposed to kick off last Friday at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and run through April 16. A source familiar with the situation tells CNN that although Caesars has publicly…MORE

Vachik Mangassarian, ‘N.C.I.S.’ actor, dies of complications from Covid-19
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Vachik Mangassarian, ‘N.C.I.S.’ actor, dies of complications from Covid-19

Actor Vachik Mangassarian has died of Covid-19 complications, according to his manager. He was 78. Mangassarian, a character actor who appeared on “NCIS: Los Angeles” and “The Mentalist,” was vaccinated, his manager Valerie McCaffrey told CNN. He was most recently filming an upcoming movie with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda called “Moving On.” He had…MORE

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