Out this week
- Fine Line by Harry Styles: Second solo album by the former One Direction singer; follows his 2017 eponymous debut album; includes the singles ‘Lights Up’, ‘Watermelon Sugar’, and ‘Adore You’.
- Uncut Gems (starring Adam Sandler, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel, Lakeith Stanfield) - crime thriller; a compulsive gambler (Sandler) must find a way to pay off his debts.
- Bombshell (starring Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow) - biographical drama; several women at Fox News set out to expose CEO Roger Ailes (Lithgow) for sexual harassment.
- Jumanji: The Next Level (starring Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan) - action comedy, sequel to 2017’s Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle; the players re-enter the Jumanji video game to rescue one of their own.
- 6 Underground (starring Ryan Reynolds, Melanie Laurent, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, Ben Hardy) - thriller; brought together by their leader (Reynolds), six individuals fake their deaths and form a vigilante squad to take down criminals.
- Richard Jewell (starring Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, Jon Hamm, Olivia Wilde) - biographical drama about the Centennial Olympic Park bombing during the 1996 Summer Olympics; a security guard (Hauser) heroically saves lives after finding a bomb only to later be wrongly accused as a suspect.
Taylor Alison Swift
- Born on 13th December 1989 in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.
- Has a younger brother, Austin, who is an actor.
- Developed an interest in music as a child.
- Family relocated to a lakefront house in Tennessee to help her pursue a music career.
- Released her eponymous debut album in 2006. Has released six more albums since - Fearless (2008), Speak Now (2010), Red (2012), 1989 (2014), Reputation (2017), and Lover (2019) - and received global fame, becoming one of the most successful pop singers of the 2010s.
- Has generated widespread media coverage for her string of relationships, singing about her personal life, and celebrity feuds.
- Upcoming projects include a supporting role in the musical movie Cats (2019).
- Has been dating actor Joe Alwyn for almost two years.
Voice cast: Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff
Director: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee
- Animated musical fantasy; Elsa (Menzel), Anna (Bell), Olaf (Gad), Kristoff (Groff), and Sven, embark on a journey to save Arendelle after Elsa starts hearing a mysterious voice calling out to her.
- Is the sequel to the 2013 film Frozen.
- Is the 58th animated film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios.
- Had an estimated budget of over $150 million; has made nearly $920 million in less than three weeks.
- Has received mixed to positive reviews, with several critics opining that it lacks the magic of its predecessor.
- Score composed by Christophe Beck. Songs written by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and performed by the cast; soundtrack also includes covers of three of the film’s songs by Panic! at the Disco (‘Into the Unknown’), Kacey Musgraves (‘All Is Found’), and Weezer (‘Lost in the Woods’),