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List of DVD release dates for Oct. 4 and beyond

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

OCTOBER

4: DC League of Super-Pets

4: Watcher

4: Bel-Air: Season One

4: Call the Midwife: Season Eleven

4: Dead for a Dollar

4: Into the Deep

4: Mr. Mayor: The Complete Series

4: Star Trek: Picard: Season 2

4: Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber...Read more

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New on DVD: Idris Elba tangles with vengeful lion in 'Beast'

A safari adventure that turns into a battle for survival tops the DVD releases for the week of Oct. 11.

"Beast": Idris Elba stars as a father trying to keep his daughters from becoming lunch after crossing paths with a homicidal lion during a South African vacation.

"I squared up with 'Beast' in full-on beast mode, meaning: pad, pen, popcorn ...Read more

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Lizzo's flute performance just earned her an invitation to James Madison's home

Playing James Madison's 2-century-old crystal flute last week earned Lizzo praise, criticism and, most recently, an invitation to tour the Founding Father's home in Montpelier, Vermont.

The team managing Madison's estate has offered the singer the opportunity to perform at the fourth U.S. president's sprawling 2,650-acre property, the Los ...Read more

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Squeeze's Glenn Tilbrook happy to slip in solo sets between tours

ATLANTA — With Squeeze, Glenn Tilbrook can make a living just fine courtesy of the band’s enduring, hook-laden songs from the 1970s and 1980s like “Tempted” and “Up the Junction.” The band, in fact, played to packed crowds in Atlanta a year ago co-headlining with Hall & Oates and in prepandemic 2019.

But Tilbrook over the past two ...Read more

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Popular YouTuber and Minecraft gamer Dream reveals his face to followers

Dream, the YouTube star who has built a 30-million subscriber following playing Minecraft, has finally revealed his face to his legion of followers.

The previously unseen gamer, who ordinarily obscures his face with a smiley face mask in his “Minecraft Manhunt” series, reintroduced himself to followers on Sunday night and quickly notched ...Read more

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Lenny Bruce one-man play returns, but with one big change

When director Joe Mantegna and actor Ronnie Marmo introduced their one-man show “I’m Not a Comedian ... I’m Lenny Bruce” to lower Manhattan in 2019, they thought it important, just like the performer whose life inspired the play, to use the racially charged “N-Word,” even though it sometimes led to audience members prematurely ...Read more

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The art of bringing together 74 Van Gogh works from across globe to one spot

DETROIT — How do you bring together 74 Vincent van Gogh works worth millions of dollars from museums, foundations and private collections all over the world for one massive exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts? Carefully. Very carefully.

As the highly anticipated "Van Gogh in America" exhibit opened to the public on Sunday, all 74 works ...Read more

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Illusionist David Blaine rises to the occasion -- then drops 8 stories

LAS VEGAS — David Blaine tells us, near the start of his production at The Theatre at Resorts World: Whatever our vision of a Las Vegas magic show is, this isn’t it.

Good. The magic community can stand to mix it up a little, with artistry from a superstar willing to submerge himself in the Vegas scene.

Eschewing many magical traditions, ...Read more

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Movie review: 'Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon' a standout thriller/fantasy

BOSTON — A girl walks home alone at night in writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour’s latest, return-to-form outing “Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon.” In the first 15 minutes, Amirpour (“A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night”) reminds us why she is one of our most talented filmmakers.

The elements might be described as Tarantino 101: a young ...Read more

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Spooky season's frights: 31 key horror movies from the last 31 years

DETROIT — The air is crispy, the leaves are turning and jack-o'-lanterns are starting to show up on front porches.

October has arrived, kiddos. Which means horror movie season is officially here.

It's the best time of the year to sit back with a scary movie, or a whole lot of them, the jumpier the better.

But without checking off the same-...Read more

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'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever' introduces franchise's new hero. But who is she?

LOS ANGELES — The “Black Panther” franchise has revealed only about thing for sure about its new titular hero.

She’s a woman.

Dropping Monday to much fanfare, Shuri, T’Challa’s brilliant younger sister played by Letitia Wright in the 2018 film, is suspected of being the actor who carries the mantle in the film’s trailer, aligning...Read more

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'House of the Dragon' explained: A history of Targaryen incest

The romance that has long been teased in "House of the Dragon" is finally official.

The seventh episode of HBO's "Game of Thrones" prequel starts with a funeral and ends with the wedding of Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and her uncle Daemon. The pair have danced around each other since before they each wed a Velaryon, so it's almost poetic that ...Read more

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Review: After a major cast shake-up, 'SNL' confronts its weaknesses -- but can't overcome them

When "Saturday Night Live" returned this weekend for its 48th season, the grandaddy of all sketch shows ripped itself apart before anyone else could. In a cold open, host Miles Teller and cast member Andrew Dismukes played Peyton and Eli Manning, hosts of ESPN's "ManningCast." But instead of a play-by-play commentary on "Monday Night Football," ...Read more

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Richard Johnson: Hurricane Ian brought Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen together

NEW YORK — It took a hurricane to get Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen back together again in the same state.

Bundchen left New York after posing for five magazine covers and rode out Hurricane Ian in Miami, while Tom and the other Tampa Bay Buccaneers also fled south to Magic City.

“They are burning up the phone lines trying to find a ...Read more

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Netflix helped make 'Schitt's Creek' a hit. But you won't find it there now

The Emmy-winning Canadian comedy “Schitt’s Creek” has left Netflix, but it will be available on rival streaming service Hulu starting Monday. The change appeared on the schedules of both streaming services this month.

The riches-to-rags sitcom, created by series stars Eugene and Dan Levy — father and son, who play father and son on the ...Read more

TV Tinsel: 'Sherwood' actors revel in their unique roles

Even when they’re playing horrible villains, actors aim to understand them. Actress Joanne Froggatt, best known as the earnest maid Anna from “Downton Abbey,” says she tries to reach inside the evildoers she portrays.

“I am constantly fascinated by human behavior, which is probably why I'm an actress,” she says.

“Just constantly ...Read more

Sacheen Littlefeather, activist who declined Brando's 'Godfather' Oscar, dies at 75

LOS ANGELES — Sacheen Littlefeather, the Native American activist Marlon Brando sent to the 1973 Academy Awards to decline the lead actor Oscar he won for “The Godfather,” has died. She was 75.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the news on its social media accounts Sunday night. In an email to The Times, ...Read more

Kim Kardashian to pay $1.3 million to SEC for crypto touting

Kim Kardashian will pay $1.26 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that she broke US rules by touting a crypto token without disclosing she was paid for the promotion.

The SEC said Monday Kardashian was paid $250,000 to post on her Instagram account about EMAX tokens, a crypto asset offered by EthereumMax. Kardashian...Read more

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Movie review: Confused comedy 'The Greatest Beer Run Ever' is a warm can of suds

Say you're fighting in Vietnam, and say your buddy from back home, who is not a soldier and is not in the war, walks up to you on the battlefield and hands you a beer.

On one hand, it's beer, and hey, it's good to see a familiar face. On the other hand, wait, what are you doing here? And that's it, a beer? And it's warm, even?

That's the ...Read more

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Here's how the 'Hocus Pocus' sequel followed up that legendary musical moment

Halfway through “Hocus Pocus 2,” Bette Midler shouts off a set of direct commands. “Clear the altar, all of you! Clear my stage!” she says, sending everyone around her scurrying.

“And you — try to keep up.”

That last instruction is directed at a petrified four-person rock band, but the same could be said of the sequel itself. ...Read more