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Entertainment The ups and downs of Jackie Chan

18:21  01 october  2020
18:21  01 october  2020 Source:   msn.com

Chadwick Boseman didn't just play icons. He was one.

  Chadwick Boseman didn't just play icons. He was one. The image that keeps replaying in my head since the death of Chadwick Boseman is from early 2018. It was just days before “Black Panther” would open in theaters and the exhilaration aroused by this long-in-coming cultural event was everywhere around Boseman. Flocked by fans, he repeatedly paused for pictures until he was handed a months-old Black child whom he gently held, beaming. Boseman’s family said that the actor, who died Friday at the age of 43, was first diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016.


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Michael Keaton et al. looking at the camera: Why do we love a movie that’s sure to make us cry? Perhaps it’s the comfort of seeing characters on the screen struggle with the same things we do, or the emotional catharsis of watching them cope with, or sometimes succumb to, great tragedy. From romantic classics to inspiring biopics, here’s our list of movies that are sure to have you reaching for the tissues.

October marks Black History Month in the United Kingdom and to celebrate this year, Netflix has curated a special collection of films and TV shows that acknowledge the Black British experience. Called Black British Stories, the series honours ‘Black British voices behind and in front of the screen, characters old and new, and stories that have influenced an industry.’

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With several titles available to stream now and more being released throughout the month, viewers can revisit classics like Chewing Gum and Desmond’s and get to know new favourites such as Rocks and The Boy That Harnessed The Wind. Laugh your heart out with Gina Yashere: Skinny B*tch and feel inspired by the new generation’s activists with Generation Revolution.

With films based on true stories (A United Kingdom) to horror films that you’ll need to the leave the lights on for (His House), there’s something for everyone. Here’s the best of what to stream on Netflix to celebrate Black History Month 2020.

The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

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Based on a true story, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind sees 13-year-old William Kamkwamba thrown out of school after his family can no longer afford the fees. Determined to continue his education, he sneaks into the library and teach himself how to build a windmill, saving his village from a famine in the process. Now streaming

Succession takes Outstanding Drama Series Emmy

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Top Boy

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This drama explores the tensions between the drug gangs that operate in the housing estates of East London. It follows Dushane, a twentysomething drug dealer determined to become the area's Top Boy and Ra/Nell, a teenager forced to grow up quickly after his mother's breakdown and absence. Now streaming

Chewing Gum

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I May Destroy You's Michaela Coel stars in this comedy about 24-year-old Tracey Gorgon, who was raised in a strict religious family and has now decided to lose her virginity. Now streaming

Jackie Stallone, mother of Sylvester Stallone and 'Celebrity Big Brother' star, dies

  Jackie Stallone, mother of Sylvester Stallone and 'Celebrity Big Brother' star, dies Jackie Stallone, mother of Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone, has died at the age of 98. The dancer, wrestling promoter and astrologer - who made an unforgettable appearance on Celebrity Big Brother in 2005 - died in her sleep. Her singer son Frank Stallone confirmed on Instagram: “This morning my brothers and I lost our mother Jackie Stallone. “She was a remarkable woman working out everyday full of spunk and fearless . She died in her sleep as she had wished. It was hard not to like her, she was very eccentric and flamboyant person.

They've Gotta Have Us

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This docuseries charts the rise of black actors from being the backdrop to calling the shots with candid recollections from Debbie Allen, Harry Belafonte, John Boyega and more. Now streaming

The growing pains of Maddox and Pax Jolie-Pitt

  The growing pains of Maddox and Pax Jolie-Pitt The growing pains of Maddox and Pax Jolie-Pitt

Gina Yashere: Skinny B*tch

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Gina Yashere, standup comedian and Daily Show correspondent, performs a sharp set of observations on the environment, money and more. Now streaming

Jodie Whittaker hopes Doctor Who filming starts before the end of the year

  Jodie Whittaker hopes Doctor Who filming starts before the end of the year 'Doctor Who' star Jodie Whittaker is hopeful the crew can start filming the new series of the BBC sci-fi show before the end of 2020.The 38-year-old actress - who made her debut in the beloved BBC sci-fi show in the 2017 Christmas special, and has fronted two series in the TARDIS thus far - has opened up about production plans for the next run of episodes amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Rocks

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Olushola, or 'Rocks' to her friends, is forced to protect and provide for her younger brother after their mother abandons them. Now streaming

Gone Too Far!

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Spend the day with two estranged teenage brothers who meet for the first time ever and struggle to accept each other. Now streaming

Generation Revolution

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This powerful documentary follows London's new generation of activists of colour as they fight against oppression and injustice motivated by their desire for a more equal future. Now streaming

Jessica Henwick: The Matrix 4 could be a game-changing film

  Jessica Henwick: The Matrix 4 could be a game-changing film Jessica Henwick has suggested that 'The Matrix 4' could be revolutionary for the film industry.The 28-year-old actress has been cast in the highly-anticipated next installment of the sci-fi action series and believes that it has similarities with the original 1999 movie, which was acclaimed by audiences and critics for its complex story and innovative filmmaking by directors Lana and Lilly Wachowski.

Tucked

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Jackie, an 80-year-old drag queen with a terminal illness, begins an unlikely friendship with a younger queen as the two struggles through their own battles with gender identity and mortality. Now streaming

Tatiana Maslany denies She-Hulk casting

  Tatiana Maslany denies She-Hulk casting Tatiana Maslany has dismissed reports she been cast in 'She-Hulk', insisting the reports are just a "press release that's gotten out of hand".It was claimed last month that the 34-year-old actress was set to take on the lead role in the upcoming Disney+ series as lawyer Jennifer Walters, who is the cousin of Hulk/ Bruce Banner and has the same Hulk powers after receiving a blood transfusion from him.

A United Kingdom

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Based on the real-life romance of Prince Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams, A United Kingdom sees the prince return to Bechuanaland, where he is to ascend to the throne, with his new wife — a white woman from South London. Now streaming

White Teeth

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Based on Zadie Smith's award-winning novel, White Teeth sees three diverse London families over a span of several decades at their lives become more and more intertwined. Now streaming

Entitled

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Fantasy documentary Entitled takes a fresh look at the experience of first-generation immigrants. Now streaming

Desmond's

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Desmond's, the classic sitcom from the late 80s and early 90s', focuses on Desmond Ambrose and his barbershop in Peckham that acts as the hub of the neighbourhood's social scene. From 8 October

Babylon

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This satirical drama takes a fresh look at the politics and publicity of London's police force. From 15 October

His House

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Horror fans will enjoy this film following a refugee couple from South Sudan as they attempt to start over in an English town, only to be tormented by an evil force in their new home. From 30 October

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Tatiana Maslany denies She-Hulk casting .
Tatiana Maslany has dismissed reports she been cast in 'She-Hulk', insisting the reports are just a "press release that's gotten out of hand".It was claimed last month that the 34-year-old actress was set to take on the lead role in the upcoming Disney+ series as lawyer Jennifer Walters, who is the cousin of Hulk/ Bruce Banner and has the same Hulk powers after receiving a blood transfusion from him.

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