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Movie review: ‘The King of Staten Island’

 

If you haven’t found Pete Davidson funny after six years on “Saturday Night Live,” two hours watching his semi-biographical film “The King of Staten Island” likely won’t change your mind.

Prolonged adolescence, arrested development,and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have become cultural mainstays for the generation who have grown up post-9/11, and Davidson is a member of that group. Davidson, who lost his father in the 9/11 attacks, has struggled with severe depression, a struggle mirrored in this Judd Apatow-produced Amazon special, available for streaming.

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How Famous People Are Handling This Global Pandemic

When times get hard, it’s not always easy to see a way out. Nor is it easy to lift your spirits. With things so topsy turvy, it can seem as though life may never return to normal again. More than 23 million older adults in the United States are economically insecure. However, there is always hope. In light of the current global pandemic, famous people and celebrities offer some interesting insights, reassurance, and inspiration for all of us. Here are a few of the ways in which famous people are handling this global pandemic.

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Demi Moore’s Tell-All Book Makes Waves Throughout Hollywood

demi moore bookAlthough star Demi Moore hasn’t necessarily made an appearance in any Hollywood blockbusters as of late, that hasn’t stopped her from becoming the subject of frequent tabloid fodder. There are over 92 million tons of paper produced each year but none are so poignant as Moore’s new tell-all memoir. Now, the actress is certainly making headlines for her bombshell confessions told therein.

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Retail Crime 101: How Kardashian’s Shoplifting Story Perpetuates Harmful Ideas

In a recent interview with popular online news source Bustle, Kim Kardashian told a light-hearted tale surrounding her run-ins with crime as a youngster. The reality star revealed that she stole a pair of Dior sunglasses with her sister Khloe as a teenager, a pair which she still owns to this day.

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Pan African Film Festival to Screen Aretha Franklin’s ‘Amazing Grace’ Concert Opening Night Feb. 7

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*The Pan African Film & Arts Festival announced that it will celebrate its 27th Annual Opening Night with a screening of Aretha Franklin?s cherished Amazing Grace concert documentary at the Directors Guild of America.

The festival, which presents an impressive slate of over 170 new Black films from the US and around the world and exhibits more than 100 fine artists and unique craftspeople, starts on Thursday, February 7 through Monday, February 18 at the Cinemark Rave 15 Theatres (3650 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd) and the adjacent Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza    in Los Angeles, California.

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