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Happy Mother’s Day: Will Smith Shared His Wife’s Photo on Instagram

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Happy Mother’s Day: Will Smith Shared His Wife’s Photos on Instagram: This is Mother’s Day, from a normal person to celebrity, everyone is wishing their mommys’ and family. Some shared their photographs on social media, while others believes in real life sharing.

Somehow, today we capture some of the most popular celebrities’ social media accounts, where all of them sharing their mothers, children, and wife’s pictures and wrote some nice captions.

So, here’s Will Smith first in our list, who shared his wife’s picture and wrote a heartfelt message to his wife, Jada Pinkett.

Will wrote, “Happy Mother’s Day to All the Mothers of the World 🌎! And I’m sorry that you have a Sty, @jadapinkettsmith… but Im not sure that the Hot Teacup is the best therapy.”

 

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Here Are the Most Recently Released Marvel Movies Available for Streaming on Disney+

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If you love Marvel movies 3000, this streaming platform has you covered. While a number of movies appeared on Disney+ at its launch date, the company released more Marvel content periodically, including Academy Award-winning films like Black Panther. Here are some of the most recently-released Marvel movies available for streaming on Disney+.

‘Black Panther’

Although fans first met T’Challa during Captain America: Civil War, the hero got his own film in 2018. Since its release, Black Panther became one of Marvel’s most popular films, even earning the studio a number of Academy Awards for Costume Design, Best Original Music Score, and Best Production Design.

Due to a “pre-existing agreement,” Black Panther was not available on Disney+ at its launch date. It wasn’t until early 2020 that this film made the switch to Disney’s streaming platform, where it remains for subscribers to binge-watch. 

Annette Bening and Brie Larson of ‘Captain Marvel’ | Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Disney Studios

‘Captain Marvel’

She’s always going further, higher, and faster. As one of Marvel’s most recently released films, Captain Marvel premiered during 2019, earning the studio over $1 billion in box office sales. The movie introduced viewers to the powerful and headstrong U.S. Air Force pilot, Carol Danvers, as she met Nick Fury and started her journey as one of the galaxy’s strongest heroes.. 

The character then appeared in Avengers: Endgame, joining the Avengers in the fight against Thanos. This movie became available on Disney+ at its launch date, premiering in cinemas only a few months prior. 

‘Avengers: Endgame’

To say Avengers: Endgame was groundbreaking is an understatement. This film became one of the highest-grossing movies of all time, surpassing the box office sales of Avatar and Beauty and the Beast

Although it was originally slated for a December 2019 debut on Disney+, the company made this movie available for streaming during November 2019, on the streaming platform’s launch date. It continues to be available for binge-watching with a subscription to this service. 

Other Marvel movies available for streaming include Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor: Ragnarok, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Iron Man, Captain America: The First Avenger, Doctor Strange, and Ant-Man. Disney+ also has plans to release original Marvel content, although television shows like The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Loki, and WandaVision are yet to be released.

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ and ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ join Disney+ during 2020

Although Disney technically owns the Marvel franchise, there are still some movies missing from the streaming platform. That includes Avengers: Infinity War and Ant-Man and the Wasp, both of which are currently available for streaming on Netflix. 

They will, however, make the switch to Disney+ in the coming weeks. Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War joins the Disney+ streaming library on June 25, 2020. Ant-Man and the Wasp joins the Disney+ library on July 29, 2020.

There’s no word regarding when, or if, the Spider-Man movies will be released on this streaming platform. Spider-Man: Far From Home, starring Tom Holland and Zendaya, is one of Marvel’s most recent cinematic releases, premiering just a few months after Avengers: Endgame.

To learn more about Disney’s subscription service, visit their website.

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‘Shirley’: Where to Read Shirley Jackson’s Famous Story ‘The Lottery’ After You Watch the Hulu Movie

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Elisabeth Moss is earning rave reviews for her portrayal of writer Shirley Jackson in the new movie Shirley. The film — which is available to stream on Hulu beginning June 5 — is a fictionalized take on the life of the acclaimed author of tales of psychological horror and mystery such as The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. 

Once you’ve watched Shirley, you might be interested in diving deeper into (or revisiting) Jackson’s work. One of the best places to start is her most famous short story, “The Lottery.” 

‘The Lottery’ caused controversy when it was published 

Michael Stuhlbarg and Elisabeth Moss in Shirley | Neon

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Jackson was already an established writer in 1948, when The New Yorker agreed to publish “The Lottery,” which she wrote in less than 2 hours. These days, the story about the residents of a small town who come together to observe an annual ritual where a randomly selected person is stoned to death is frequently assigned in high school literature classes. But it caused controversy when it was published. 

The magazine’s editors were nearly unanimous in their admiration for “The Lottery,” according to Mental Floss. Readers were less enthusiastic. Letters poured in expressing confusion and disgust over the story. One person called in “gruesome.” Another declared it “perverted.” Hundreds of people canceled their subscriptions. Some people even thought the story was based on actual events. “I’m hoping you’ll find time to give me further details about the bizarre custom the story describes, where it occurs, who practices it, and why,” one person wrote in a letter to Jackson. 

You can read ‘The Lottery’ online 

Over time, the outcry over Jackson’s short story has faded and its become accepted as a modern classic. It’s widely anthologized and often read in schools. 

The New Yorker has made “The Lottery” available to read online for free.  The magazine also has several other of Jackson’s stories in its archives, including “Paranoia” and “The Man in the Woods.”

What to watch after you stream ‘Shirley’

Julie Harris and Richard Johnson on the set of The Haunting | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images

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A number of Jackson’s short stories and novels have been adapted for movies or television. After you stream Shirley, you can add these to your to-watch list. 

The Haunting, the well-received 1963 film based on The Haunting of Hill House, is available to rent on Amazon. The less-successful 1999 remake is also available to rent or can be streamed with a Starz subscription. Netflix subscribers can watch The Haunting of Hill House, a TV series loosely based on the book. 

We Have Always Lives in the Castle, a 2019 movie with Taissa Famiga and Sebastian Stan, is streaming for free on Amazon Prime. 

In 2018, Deadline reported that a feature film version of The Lottery was in the works.  

Shirley is currently streaming on Hulu

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‘The Last Days of American Crime’ Netflix Movie Review: The Worst Purge

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The Last Days of American Crime has a fascinating premise with a social commentary and action potential. Like the Purge series ended up indulging in the violence they were commenting on, Last Days has nothing to say about society. It’s another excuse to indulge violence with no sense of style, and it’s nearly twice as long as any Purge movie. It’s on Netflix today. 

Edgar Ramirez | Marcos Cruz/Netflix

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One last score during ‘The Last Days of American Crime’  

The American Peace Initiative will release a signal that prevents anyone from committing an act they know is wrong. It’s sorta the chip Spike had in season 4 of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, but it works on everyone. So, criminals are trying to commit as much crime as they can before they will physically be unable to do so. Some are fleeing to Canada, but border guards shoot them before they cross. 

L-R: Michael Pitt, Edgar Ramirez, Anna Brewster | Marcos Cruz/Netflix

Kevin (Michael Pitt) and Shelby (Anna Brewster) recruit Bricke (Edgar Ramirez) to pull one last job, a robbery that will set them up for post-signal life. It will also allow Bricke to get revenge on the cops who killed his brother in prison. There’s also Sawyer (Sharlto Copley), a good cop who will cross paths with the trio.

‘The Last Days of American Crime’ never figured out the rules

The first problem with this premise is they never even figured out the rules of how it works. So, they’ve been testing out the signal already. The signal interferes with bank robbers, but not with the hostage who shoots them. So, the signal is okay with self-defense, with potentially killing a criminal instead of arresting them?

Anna Brewster and Edgar Ramirez | Marcos Cruz/Netflix

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They can signal a prisoner to effectively neuter them, but the signal doesn’t affect the guards who kill the prisoner? The guards use the signal to force prisoners to fight each other. So the signal prevents them from lashing out at the guards, but it’s okay with beating up innocent inmates? How does this work? They do say there’s an implant the cops can get to make them immune to the signal. Perhaps those guards already had the implant, but that doesn’t explain allowing inmate on inmate violence. 

Really, it just seems like the lazy screenwriters used the signal on characters they wanted to and ignored it when they wanted law enforcement to be the bad guys. Given the evidence of real life police violence without any such signal, it’s not far-fetched sci-fi to speculate that cops might abuse this signal. Unfortunately, The Last Days of American Crime has no intelligent point about it. They’re just more perpetrators in a cacophony of violence.

It feels like your last days watching this movie

The Last Days of American Crime is two and a half hours long. There is not enough story to fill 90 minutes, let alone an epic. Kevin and Shelby’s plan does not need two and a half hours of explanation. Oceans 11 breezed through their plan and they had 11 characters to introduce! Plus, their plan was way more complicated. 

L-R: Michael Pitt, Anna Brewster and Edgar Ramirez | Marcos Cruz/Netflix

God bless Pitt for going full Nicolas Cage like it’s one of his highbrow indie movies. Kevin is doing this job so he can earn the legacy of committing the last crime before the signal. Stop explaining it. In one scene, Kevin, Bricke and Shelby just talk about their plan. Just get on with it. 

There are so many scenes of tough guys screaming at each other. Boy, this movie really thinks these characters are interesting enough to spend so much time getting to know them. The actors are good but yeah, Shelby recounting her abuse to explain why she’s this way does not seem like the screenwriters understand the psychology of abuse. 

The Last Days of American Crime revels in misogyny as much as violence. The FBI agents who take Shelby in hit on her and grope her. Other kidnappers abuse Shelby further. We also meet Kevin’s parents so they can hash out their family dysfunction. It’s just a lot of ugly criminals slobbering over Bricke as they threaten him. 

Edgar Ramirez | Marcos Cruz/Netflix

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When the action finally starts, it’s just noise of gunfire and screaming. They fire machine guns at each other during a car chase. They’re just lucky they hit the bad guys and not the hostage they’re trying to rescue. Director Olivier Megaton’s editing was bad in the Taken sequels. On Netflix there isn’t even a Luc Besson reigning him in. As Netflix originals go, The Last Days of American Crime makes the cops screaming “F You” to each other in Bright look like Serpico.

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