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List of DVD release dates for June 6 and beyond

Following is a partial schedule of coming movies on DVD. Release dates are subject to change:


6: Renfield

6: Mafia Mamma

6: Assassin Club

6: La Brea: Season Two

6: Rare Objects

6: SkyMed: Season One

6: DC's Stargirl: Season 3

6: The Handmaid's Tale: The Complete Season 5

6: The L Word: Generation Q - Season Three

6: Tulsa King: ...Read more

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Movie review: Hollow 'Transformers: Rise of the Beasts' lacks soul, sense

The “Transformers” film franchise, spawned in 2007 with Michael Bay’s “Transformers,” was one of the first straight-faced blockbuster franchises based on a toy (and an '80s cartoon series). It is now, astonishingly, seven films deep with the release of “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,” which is both a prequel to “Transformers�...Read more

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New on DVD: 'John Wick: Chapter 4' continues saga of action-packed retribution

The latest entry in a stylish action franchise tops the DVD releases for the week of June 13.

"John Wick: Chapter 4": Keanu Reeves returns as the taciturn assassin, who finds himself fighting for his freedom through Osaka, Berlin and Paris in this fourth installment.

"John Wick is a man of few words, but a lot of action, and when all is said ...Read more

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'I've got a news flash for you, Frog': Baltimore exhibit devoted to Jim Henson and the Muppets opens

BALTIMORE — From the moment she began to emerge from a block of foam, Miss Piggy has been a real hamful.

Created in 1974, just a few years after the fashion industry went gaga over the waifish, 110-pound model named Twiggy, Piggy was a welcome corrective, a body-positive role model for curvy girls. Other “Muppet Show” cast members might ...Read more

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Q&A: Entering Strip headlining shows, Rob Lowe still has the fire

LAS VEGAS — To illustrate Rob Lowe’s relationship with the 1980s, we flash back to a rock band of the era.

Hint: The veteran actor has the eye of the tiger.

“I am a survivor of the ’80s,” Lowe says in a phone conversation from his home in L.A. “We have lived through the most fun decade in history.”

Lowe is spinning gnarly yarns ...Read more

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SAG-AFTRA members approve strike authorization by overwhelming margin

LOS ANGELES — Members of SAG-AFTRA have voted to strike if they can’t reach a deal with studios over a new contract by June 30, underscoring widening labor tensions across Hollywood.

The vote was overwhelmingly approved by a 98% margin, the union said Monday night.

The endorsement gives the union more leverage in negotiations with studios ...Read more


Kim Cattrall 'had no contact with anybody' for 'Sex and the City' reboot cameo, co-star says

Kim Cattrall’s much buzzed-about return to the “Sex and the City” universe was kept so much under wraps that her co-stars had no idea about it until after filming was complete and made public.

Evan Handler, who stars as Stanley Goldenblatt in the hit reboot “...And Just Like That,” revealed that the scene-stealing actress had no ...Read more

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Yankee Stadium to host 'Hip Hop 50' anniversary concert with Snoop Dogg, Run-DMC, Lil Wayne and more

NEW YORK — Run-DMC, Snoop Dogg and many more of hip hop’s biggest names will celebrate the genre’s 50th anniversary this summer with a concert where it originated: the Bronx.

Yankee Stadium on Aug. 11 will host the “Hip Hop 50″ extravaganza that’s also set to feature performances by Lil Wayne, Eve, T.I. and hip hop pioneer DJ Kool ...Read more

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Showtime pulled 'Vice' episode about Ron DeSantis at Guantanamo Bay without explanation

NEW YORK — Ron DeSantis appears to have been canceled — by Showtime.

The Florida governor and GOP presidential hopeful was to be the subject of an episode of the premium cable channel’s newsmagazine series “Vice.” Promoted to premiere on May 28, the show didn’t air as scheduled; previously aired programming reportedly ran in its ...Read more

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Schwarzenegger owns up to 'failures,' apologizes for affair and groping scandal in new docuseries

Arnold Schwarzenegger owns up to some of his mistakes — and “failures” — in the new Netflix docuseries “Arnold,” addressing the groping and cheating scandals that ensnared him during his foray into California politics in the early 2000s and led to his split from journalist Maria Shriver.

In Lesley Chilcott’s docuseries, the action...Read more

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Carrie Underwood-Guns N' Roses shouldn't work, but it does

LAS VEGAS — Carrie Underwood says, “All these things shouldn’t work together, but they do.”

This is in reference to her burgeoning artistic partnership with Axl Rose and Guns N’ Roses. Underwood, who returns her “Reflection” residency show to Resorts World Theater on June 21-July 1, announced last week she’s opening for GNR on ...Read more

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Anna Shay, star of Netflix's 'Bling Empire,' dead at 62

Anna Shay, a star of the Netflix reality series “Bling Empire,” has died after suffering a stroke, her family said.

She was 62.

“Anna taught us many life lessons on how not to take life too seriously and to enjoy the finer things,” her family told People in a statement Monday.

“Her impact on our lives will be forever missed but ...Read more

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The world exhales sigh of relief: Taylor Swift splits from Matty Healy

Two days after Vulture asked whether Taylor Swift was due for another backlash because she had begun dating “dirtbag” British rocker Matty Healy, the singer somehow got the word out that she and Healy have split.

TMZ and other outlets broke the big news Monday morning that Swift and Healy, the provocative lead singer of the band 1975, “...Read more

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Barry Newman, 'Vanishing Point' speedster and 'Petrocelli' star, dies at 92

Barry Newman was a rogue speedster with a knack of drifting through winding hills and running cops off the road in the 1971 film “Vanishing Point.” Off-screen, Newman was nothing like his thrill-seeking ex-police officer Kowalski.

“It amuses me now to think that he was famous for these insane driving movies,” his niece Judith Newman ...Read more

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CNN boss Chris Licht faces heat from multiple fronts

ATLANTA — This was a rough few days for CNN boss Chris Licht.

On Friday, Licht faced an extensive 15,000 word Atlantic magazine profile dubbed unflatteringly “Inside the Meltdown at CNN” which recounts how most of his decisions so far have backfired, alienating huge swaths of CNN employees and testing the patience of his boss David Zaslav...Read more

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Taylor Swift and Matty Healy reportedly split after reportedly dating

Singers Taylor Swift and Matty Healy have reportedly called it quits fewer than two months after they reportedly started dating.

Multiple outlets, including TMZ and Entertainment Tonight, reported the breakup news on Monday. A source told Entertainment Tonight that the “Midnights” artist, 33, and the 1975 frontman, 34, are “both extremely...Read more

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Richard Johnson: As De Niro and Pacino become late-in-life fathers, here are odds on which senior celeb will be next dad-to-be

With Robert De Niro becoming a new dad and Al Pacino soon to follow, online sportsbook Bovada was quick to tally which one of our senior male celebrities will announce his next child.

Hugh Grant, at +300, topped the list, followed by Richard Gere (+350,) Eddie Murphy (+450,) and Mick Jagger (+450.)

Action stars are well represented with Arnold...Read more


What fall? Michael J. Fox recovers from stumble at Philadelphia fan expo with style

Michael J. Fox lives with Parkinson’s disease, but it seems that won’t get in the way of putting on a show.

Over the weekend, the “Back to the Future” star, 61, appeared at Fan Expo Philadelphia, where he reunited with co-stars Christopher Lloyd and Thomas F. Wilson to discuss the beloved time travel flick. However, his grand entrance ...Read more

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Semisonic releases 2 new songs as co-headlining tour circles back to Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — After kicking off their first full-fledged tour in 20 years this past weekend, Semisonic dropped two new songs on Monday morning to clue the rest of the world into what hometown Twin Cities fans already know: They're not just a nostalgia act.

The stand-alone singles "Little Bit of Sun" and "Grow Your Own" were released to ...Read more

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'Homosexuality didn't exist': Elliot Page's family rejected his queer exploration

Elliot Page always struggled knowing he was different. His family pushed back when he attempted to own his queer identity, and he says his relationship with his dad is nonexistent.

As a child, Page asked his mother if he could be a boy, and secluded himself in his room — exploring his gender by playing with toys and writing letters, signing ...Read more