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Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Sports stars take to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria

Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua took to social media to condemn police brutality in Nigeria, following eyewitness reports that soldiers opened fire on protesters in Lagos on Tuesday. Demonstrators have taken part in daily protests across the country for nearly two weeks over widespread claims of kidnapping, harassment, and extortion…MORE

Shawn Mendes bares his heart in Netflix doc ‘In Wonder’

Shawn Mendes bares his heart in Netflix doc ‘In Wonder’

Shawn Mendes is just a regular guy. At least that’s what the new trailer for his Netflix documentary “In Wonder” wants to stress. According to the streaming giant the doc “follows Shawn Mendes’ journey toward self-discovery, after the physical and emotional demands of his rise, and his last world tour, pushed him towards a personal…MORE

A mask startup is rapidly expanding into empty mall stores

A mask startup is rapidly expanding into empty mall stores

Covid-19 Essentials is a pandemic-specific store for all your pandemic-specific needs, and the growing business already has eight locations at malls across America. The company sells a wide variety of more fashionable face masks and even makes personalized masks on location using materials like cotton and silk. Those willing to fork over a bit more…MORE

‘537 Votes’ revisits Florida election chaos in 2000 as a prelude to 2020

‘537 Votes’ revisits Florida election chaos in 2000 as a prelude to 2020

The timing of “537 Votes” isn’t subtle, focusing on election chaos and chicanery surrounding the 2000 Florida recount weeks before concerns about a repeat two decades later. The HBO documentary, however, provides a contextual, nuanced view — rooted in the controversy over Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez — while painting a colorful portrait of the ensuing…MORE

‘Rebecca’ offers a pretty but uninspired remake of the Hitchcock classic

‘Rebecca’ offers a pretty but uninspired remake of the Hitchcock classic

The scenery is spectacular in “Rebecca,” and that’s not even counting stars Lily James and Armie Hammer. Yet this faithful, pretty-but-uninspired adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s novel doesn’t breathe fresh life into the classic, much less eclipse the 1940 Laurence Olivier-Joan Fontaine version that garnered Alfred Hitchcock’s lone best-picture Oscar. Those years produced a lot…MORE