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By Sameen Amer
Fri, 10, 21

Has been married twice: to NFL player Chris Howard (2001 – 2006; divorced) and basketball player Dwyane Wade (2014 – present; they have one child together)....

COMING SOON

Out this week

* Albums

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  • = by Ed Sheeran: Fourth album by the English singer; follows 2017’s ÷; includes the singles ‘Bad Habits’, ‘Shivers’, and ‘Overpass Graffiti’.
  • Ocean to Ocean by Tori Amos: The American singer’s sixteenth studio album; comes after 2017’s Native Invader; preceded by the singles ‘Speaking With Trees’ and ‘Spies’.

* Movies

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  • Army of Thieves (starring Matthias Schweighöfer, Nathalie Emmanuel, Guz Khan) – heist comedy, prequel to 2021’s Army of the Dead; during the beginning stages of the zombie outbreak, a safecracker (Schweighöfer) is hired by a mysterious woman to pull off a heist with the help of a ragtag crew.
  • Last Night in Soho (starring Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy, Matt Smith, Terence Stamp) – psychological horror; a young woman (McKenzie) is mysteriously transported back in time to the 1960s where she encounters an aspiring singer (Taylor-Joy).
  • Antlers (starring Keri Russell, Jesse Plemons, Jeremy T. Thomas) – horror; a school teacher (Russell) and her sheriff brother (Plemons) become convinced that a student (Thomas) is harbouring a supernatural creature.

Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin (starring Emily Bader, Roland Buck III, Dan Lippert) – horror, reboot of the Paranormal Activity series; a young woman discovers the truth about her missing mother’s past.

Star

Gabrielle Monique Union

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  • Born on 29th October 1972 in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S
  • Has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from UCLA.
  • Started her acting career with minor roles before getting her  breakthrough in the teen film Bring It On (2000).
  • Has since starred in movies including Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Daddy’s Little Girls (2007), Think Like a Man (2012) and *its sequel Think Like a Man Too (2014), Top Five (2014) and *Breaking In (2018), as well as the television series Being Mary Jane (2013 – 2019).
  • Has been married twice: to NFL player Chris Howard (2001 – 2006; divorced) and basketball player Dwyane Wade (2014 – present; they have one child together).

Spotlight

Halloween Kills

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Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, James Jude Courtney, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Thomas Mann, Anthony Michael Hall

Director: David Gordon Green

Tagline: Evil dies tonight.

  • Horror; Laurie Strode (Curtis) and her family are joined by the Haddonfield community as they continue to fend off Michael Myers (Courtney).
  • Is the twelfth instalment in the Halloween franchise and a direct sequel to 2018’s Halloween.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis reprises her role for the sixth time.
  • Had a budget of $20 million; has made nearly $90 million in around a week.
  • Has received mixed to negative reviews by critics who praised the performances but criticised the lack of innovation.
  • Score composed by John Carpenter with his son Cody Carpenter and guitarist Daniel Davies.
  • Will be followed by a direct sequel titled Halloween Ends (2022).

Celeb Tweets

Pakistan vs. India at the T20 World Cup

  • Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn): Fantastic game. And beautiful to see India and Pakistan on the field together.
  • Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan): OUUFFFFFF!!! Heart is bursting with pride… waaaaah!
  • Ali Zafar (@AliZafarsays): For not just winning…but for the grace…the impeccable professionalism and for showing the world who we truly are!
  • Mawra Hocane (@MawraHocane): Shaheen Afridi speaking confidently in English, Urdu, and Pashto at the press conference in addition to playing an extremely brilliant game is inspiring in more ways than one! Too, too proud of my green boys! MashaAllah. Pakistan Zindabad.