THE GREEN ROOM

Sameen Amer
September 16, 2022

‘I Burned LA Down’, ‘Mr. Percocet’, ‘Ready to Go’, and ‘Every Beginning Ends’ (featuring Benjamin Gibbard)...

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COMING SOON

Out this week

*Albums

* (Self-Titled) by Marcus Mumford: Debut solo album by the Mumford & Sons frontman; includes the singles ‘Cannibal’ and ‘Grace’ as well as the songs ‘Dangerous Game’ (featuring Clairo), ‘Go In Light’ (featuring Monica Martin), ‘Stonecatcher’ (featuring Phoebe Bridgers), and ‘How’ (with Brandi Carlile).

* The Hardest Part by Noah Cyrus: Debut album by the American singer; preceded by the singles ‘I Burned LA Down’, ‘Mr. Percocet’, ‘Ready to Go’, and ‘Every Beginning Ends’ (featuring Benjamin Gibbard).

*Movies

* Do Revenge (starring Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Sophie Turner, Austin Abrams) – black comedy; after becoming outcasts, two high school friends (Mendes, Hawke) agree to go after one another’s bullies.

* Blonde (starring Ana de Armas, Adrien Brody, Bobby Cannavale) – psychological drama; a fictionalized take on the life of actress Marilyn Monroe (Armas).

* See How They Run (starring Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan, Adrien Brody, Ruth Wilson) – mystery comedy; a world-weary inspector (Rockwell) and a rookie constable (Ronan) investigate after the members of a film’s production crew start getting murdered.

* The Woman King (starring Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim) – historical epic; based on the all-female warrior unit who protected the kingdom of Dahomey in the 19th century.

* Jeepers Creepers: Reborn (starring Sydney Craven, Imran Adams, Jarreau Benjamin) – horror, reboot of the series; a couple (Craven, Adams) begins to experience disturbing visions associated with their town’s past.

SPOTLIGHT

Samaritan

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Javon Walton, Pilou Asbæk, Dascha Polanco, Moises Arias

Director: Julius Avery

Tagline: 25 years ago the world’s greatest hero vanished.

* Action drama; a boy suspects that a superhero who disappeared decades ago may in fact still be around.

* Was initially written as a spec script prior to being adapted into graphic novels that were published in 2014, almost a decade before the film’s release.

* Has received mixed reviews from critics.

* Score composed by Jed Kurzel and Kevin Kiner.

STAR

Amy Poehler

* Born on 16th September 1971 in Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.

* Has a younger brother, Greg, who is also an actor.

* Graduated from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications in 1993.

* Became a member of an improv troupe while at college. Started pursuing comedy professionally after graduating.

* Gained fame after joining the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2001, eventually leaving the series in 2008.

* Subsequently starred in the sitcom Parks and Recreation (2009 – 2015).

* Has appeared in several films, including Mean Girls (2004), Baby Mama (2008), Sisters (2015), and The House (2017).

* Has also worked as a director and producer, and written the memoir Yes Please (2014).

* Was married to actor Will Arnett in 2003; they separated in 2012 and their divorce was finalized in 2016. They have two sons, Archie (born 2008) and Abel (born 2010).



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