Olly Murs shows off his mansion’s luxury swimming pool as he ‘loses his head’ and sips cocktail in new video – The Sun

OLLY Murs showed off his mansion’s luxury swimming pool and his video editing skills in a new video that makes it look as if he’s losing his head.

The 36-year-old wore a pair of red swimming shorts as he relaxed in the pool flashing a V sign to fans, with a cocktail on the side of the pool.

Fixing into place, Olly manipulated the video so his head left his neck and moved to the side so he could take a sip of his cocktail.

He captioned the video: "Don't lose your head…. its the WEEEEEEKEND!!!! 👌🏻👀☀️🍹"

Most of Olly’s fans loved the new video, with one writing: “This made me laugh way more then I should have”

And a second penned: “Living your best lockdown life 😂👌🏻 enjoy your weekend!”

But a third chided: “U spend too much time on tik tok now sorry”


However, Olly couldn’t resist clapping back, writing: “what else is there to do?”

The singer and Voice judge has taken to doing funny and lighthearted videos rather than pranks lately.

The popstar suffered a backlash after cutting the bottom out of the tube and appearing to trick his girlfriend Amelia Tank into touching his privates when she thought she was getting a crisp.

But after the backlash Olly apologised and laid low with the pranks.

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Ozark quiz questions and answers: 15 questions for your virtual quiz

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Ozark left fans on the edge of their seats after a thrilling season three and they are eager to see season 4 come to Netflix. The series stars Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde, who took his family to The Ozarks having been caught up in a money-laundering operation. The show has a huge following and there are plenty of die-hard fans, but how well do you know Ozark?

Ozark quiz questions

1) Who was thrown off a balcony as a warning to Wendy in the first season?

2) What did Wyatt do to get Charlotte into trouble when the family first moved to The Ozarks?

3) What causes Ben Davis to get fired from his job as a stand-in teacher?

4) How long does Buddy say he has left to live?

5) What is the name of the strip club Marty visits in season one?

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6) What does Jonah use as targets to practice his shooting?

7) How much money does Del order Marty to launder at the beginning of the series?

8) What drug does Darlene spike heroine with in season two?

9) What are the final words Navarro says to Wendy and Marty at the end of season three?

10) How did Jonah clean $5,000 of cartel money?

11) What does Charlotte buy Jonah, which he later uses for surveillance?

12) Where is the Lake of the Ozarks?

13) Which cast member also directed episodes of the series?

14) Where is cartel lawyer Helen Pierce from?

15) What does Darlene take from Marty in order to keep his family from harm?

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Ozark quiz answers

1) Gary Silverberg

2) Stole a boat

3) Threw his students’ mobile phones into a wood chipper/ assaulted a school member of staff

4) 12 to 18 months

5) Lickety Splitz

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6) Beer bottles

7) $8million

8) Fentanyl

9) ‘Today is the beginning’

10) Via his high school homework service

11) A drone

12) Missouri

13) Jason Bateman

14) Chicago

15) Baby Zeke

Ozark is available to watch on Netflix now

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‘Diary of a Future President’ Renewed For Season 2 At Disney+

Disney+ has handed teen drama Diary of a Future President a second season.

The streaming service has ordered another ten-part run of the series, which is comes from exec producer Gina Rodriguez and creator Ilana Peña, from CBS Television Studios and I Can and I Will Productions.

The series follows the adventures of Elena Cañero-Reed as she navigates the ups and downs of middle school on her journey to become the future president of the United States. It stars Tess Romero as Elena, as well as Charlie Bushnell, Selenis Leyva and Michael Weaver.

Rodriguez, who will return as adult Elena, the future president of the United States, in a recurring guest starring role, exec produces with Peña Keith Heisler and Molly Breeskin. Peña and Heisler are co-showrunners.

“Optimistic, heartfelt stories that inspire are fundamental to our content and creator Ilana Peña’s series delivers on these attributes in spades,” says Agnes Chu, senior vice president, Content, Disney+. “Families around the world have fallen in love with Elena and the Cañero-Reed family and we are thrilled to bring Elena’s often hilarious and always meaningful journey through adolescence back for another season. It has been wonderful to partner with the extraordinary Gina Rodriguez to champion specific, diverse points-of-view and we look forward to seeing even more of President Cañero-Reed in this next chapter.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with Disney+ on a series that showcases strong women both in front of, and behind the camera.  They’ve been incredible champions of the show from day one,” added David Stapf, president, CBS Television Studios. “Gina’s ability to shepherd projects with new and diverse voices, combined with Ilana’s effortless blend of comedy and drama with humor and sensitivity bring this wonderful coming-of-age story to life.”

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Taylor Swift slams Donald Trump for ‘stoking fires of white supremacy’ during protests following George Floyd’s death – The Sun

SUPERSTAR Taylor Swift called out President Trump for “stoking the fires of white supremacy” after George Floyd’s death in a social media post to her 86 million followers on Friday.

The singer, 30, recently revealed she no longer plans to stay silent about politics, and her fans and celebrities are proud of her for proving her point with her latest statement.

Taylor tagged Trump in a tweet and let him know she’s going to continue to rally against his possible reelection come the fall.

She wrote: “After stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism your entire presidency, you have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence?

“‘When the looting starts the shooting starts’??? We will vote you out in November.”

Her tweet is in response to one Trump sent earlier on Friday about the protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis earlier in the week.


Trump wrote: “These THUGS are dishonoring the memory of George Floyd, and I won’t let that happen.

“Just spoke to Governor Tim Walz and told him that the Military is with him all the way.

“Any difficulty and we will assume control but, when the looting starts, the shooting starts.”

Taylor slammed him for calling for more violence in the wake of George’s death at the hands of a police officer, despite him being unarmed and pleading for help.


The 30-year-old songwriter received support from hundreds of thousands of people for taking a stance on the matter.

The Politician’s Ben Platt wrote, “f*** yeah,” to her, while Covert Affairs actress Piper Perabo thanked her for “speaking out.”

Olivia Wilde sent Taylor some clapping emojis, Alyssa Milano thanked her for using her “voice for good,” and Dynasty star Elaine Hendrix retweeted the singer’s tweet and added, “I’m with her, #BlackLivesMatter.”

Trump made his threat after several days of violence from protesters linked to the death of George Floyd, who was pinned down by cops as he begged for air before he died, as shown in a video of the killing.

Taylor revealed in her recent Miss Americana documentary that she would no longer stay silent on important matters for fear of backlash and has since become vocal about politics.

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Taylor Schilling Returns To Gersh

EXCLUSIVE: Former Orange Is the New Black star Taylor Schilling is back with The Gersh Agency for representation.

Schilling starred on all seven seasons of Netflix’s critically praised series Orange is the New Black, earning Emmy and Golden nominations for her role as Piper Chapman.

She was most recently seen alongside Peter Mooney and Colm Feore in horror thriller The Prodigy directed by Nicholas McCarthy. in the film, Schilling stars as Sarah, whose young son Miles’ (Jackson Robert Scott) is exhibiting disturbing behavior signals that an evil, possibly supernatural force has overtaken him. She also recently starred in dark comedy Phil, Greg Kinnear’s feature directorial debut.

Other recent film credits include comedy Family, directed and written by Laura Steinel, and Emilio Estevez’s The Public.

Schilling was previously with WME.

 

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The 60 best movies on Netflix to watch now – The Sun

IF YOU'RE stuck on what to watch during lockdown season, then look no further.

Here is a guide to which Netflix movies you should feast your eyes on to pass the time during self-isolation.

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1. Ladybird

Saoirse Ronan stars as a teenager with a turbulent relationship with her mother.

The protective woman come to blows with her daughter over issues like sex, boyfriends and university.

Laurie Metcalf's character is loving, opinionated and strong-willed, grappling with the fact that while she struggles to keep her family afloat, her daughter is exploring her own awakening.

With appearances from Timothée Chalamet and set in an economically-shifting California in 2002, it'll no doubt bring up a whole load of conflicting feelings for viewers.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 79 %.

 

2. The Breakfast Club

A cult classic that is a must see, if you haven’t already.

A Group of rebellious teenagers in detention bond over their struggles both in school and out. 

Each one of them are bound to the high school caste system, one way or another.

The films shows scenes of soul-searching and depictions of adults that most teenagers probably agree with. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 92%

 

3. The Irishman

This crime thriller follows Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) as he looks back on his work for the Bufalino crime family.

As an older man and WWII veteran he reflects on all of his prolific hits and debates his involvement in the disappearance of his good friend Jimmy Hoffa.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 86 %.

 

4. Clueless

A 90s classic, perfect for when you need an uplifting film with plenty of laughs.

Based on the lives of the ultra-rich teenagers in a Beverley Hills high school.

The satirical take on the pampered upper-class girls who care more about the right clothes than grades is popular to this day.

Starring Paul Rudd and Alicia Silverstone, you'll be in for some laughs, eye-catching outfits and witty comebacks.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 76 %.

 

5. Someone Great

This post break-up film will have you laughing, crying and feeling enlightened.

The story follows three young women living in New York dealing with all the trials and tribulations of falling in and out of love.

Not to mention how the independent gals are paving their own way in their respective careers. Starring She's Gotta Have It's DeWanda Wise, Pitch Perfects Brittany Snow and Jane The Virgin's Gina Rodriguez.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 65%.

6. Bring It On: All Or Nothing

The sequel to the original cult classic follows Brittany Allen, who has to make new friends when her wealthy family moves to a new town.

Combining the concept of cheerleading with other forms of dance, she finds her place with her new pals, only to face off against her previous school posse. Starring Hayden Panettiere and Solange Knowles, get your high kicks ready.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating:  70%.

 

7. Marriage Story

Adam Driver and Scarlett Johanssen star as a stage director and his actor wife who go through the stages of marriage that aren't told.

The pair go through a gruelling divorce that pushes them and their personal extremes to the limit. 

The couples story of their marriage troubles is inspired by the director, writer and producer of the film.

Noah Baumbach based it on his divorce from actress Jennifer Jason Leigh as well as his parents divorce. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 85%

 

8. Before I Fall

With one day constantly replaying, Samatha Kingston realises she cannot change the things she wants too. 

After one fateful night, Sam realises she has no future at all, having to relive the same day over and over again.

She doesn’t know how to break the pattern and return to her normal life and she notices differences on each day not just in her life but in her friends and families too. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 57%

 

9. To The Bone 

After being diagnosed with anorexia (Lily Collins) she is put into a group home in order to recover.

With her relationships with her step mum and dad being strained, it becomes evidently more difficult to 

There’s also an unnerving romance waiting around the corner, she decides that she shouldn't treat her illness the way she has been.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 64%

 

 

10. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

If teen rom-coms are your favourite then this ticks every box. With newcomers Lara Condor and Noah Centineo in high school portraying a fake relationship, what could go wrong?

A heart-warming film series based on the best-selling book of the same name by Jenny Han. Also starring Sex and the City's John Corbett.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 86 %.

 

11. The Duff

If you're a sucker for clichés, then this one has your name written all over it.

The DUFF (or designated ugly fat friend) shows a typical high school experience for the friend who is pushed to the side in favour of their cooler counterparts.

Robbie Amell guides his next door neighbour and childhood friend through the the dating scene.

The only problem is there's feelings involved that may not end well for the pair…

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 66 %.

 

12. Call Me By Your Name

A powerful and affectionate portrayals of love acted out by Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer.

Chalamet plays 17-year-old Elio Perlan, the American-Italian who's close to his father and enjoys reading and transcribing.

When Oliver (Hammer) arrives as a charming American Scholar, the two embark on a beautiful awakening that will change their lives forever.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 86%.

 

13. Isn't It Romantic

Rebel Wilson is back as New York City architect Natalie whose trying her hardest to get noticed at her job.

While delivering coffee and bagels, she is desperate to be following her passion instead of menials tasks.

After being rendered unconscious by a mugger, she discovers that she now exists in a romantic comedy and despite her cynical outlook on love, she's now the leading lady.

With appearances from Liam Hemsworth and Priyanka Chopra.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 70 %.

 

14. Nappily Ever After

Sanaa Lathan has the seemingly perfect life until a devastating event throws all her plans into chaos.

When her life begins to unravel she starts seeing the life she truly wants to live, rather than following the path laid out for her.

Drawing on real experiences, this eye-opener is educational and refreshing to the secret experiences of those living around us.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 73%.

 

15. Warm Bodies

A love story like no other, this poignant tale shows the power of human connection in the zombie apocalypse.

After a zombie epidemic, an unusual zombie encounters a human and the two form a special relationship.

Their struggle for survival in a lifeless world presents all sorts of challenges, but love proves to be the cure to the pandemic nobody saw coming.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 81 %.

 

16. Remember Me 

This will tug at the heartstrings of even the hardest person. A troubled Tyler played Robert Pattinson has a strained relationship with his father ever since they faced a family tragedy.

After meeting Ally through an unusual twist of fate, he finds meaning and happiness in his life again.

But soon hidden secrets threaten their relationship.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 69%

 

17. Sex and the City: The Movie

Join Samantha and the girls for another adventure but this time it's a movie.

The hit series has been made into a big screen feature. Sarah Jessica Parker plays Carrie Bradshaw as the fashion journalist whose consumed with her obsession for name brands and still seeing Mr. Big (Chris North).

Meanwhile Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha are facing their own dilemma's with romance, families, children and pursuing dreams.

Also starring Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 77%.

 

18. Easy A

Emma Stone stars as the girl with The Scarlett Letter after faking having slept with half her school in order to help out a friend. The self proclaimed invisible girl makes a name for herself in a way that she didn't want to.

However, her open minded parents, her best friend and an unlikely ally in the form of the school mascot help her along. That is until the Christian gossip group throw a few problems her way. A funny story with a twist for those days you need to laugh.

Also starring YOU's Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes, Alyson Michalka, Lisa Kudrow and Stanley Tucci.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 77%.

 

19. The Sun Is Also A Star

Riverdale hottie Charles Melton and the beautiful Yara Shahidi play star crossed lovers who only have just hours to get to know one another.

Jamaica-born Natasha (Shahidi) is fighting her family’s deportation whilst fighting her feelings for college-bound Daniel (Melton).

This one is for the hopeless romantics who explore whether our lives are decided by fate or random events.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 61%

20. Burlesque 

This feel-good flick will have you up and dancing.

Christina Aguilera stars as a young performer who leaves her hometown of Iowa, arriving in a Los Angeles burlesque lounge with the dream to take her voice to the stage.

The sensual dance club is owned by none other than diva Cher, who lends her support to the young songstress during testy times.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating:  64%.

21. He’s Just Not That Into You

If you’re not used to facing hard truths, then this film will help you out. 

Based on the best-selling book, this story follows the story of Gigi, who gets advice from  a bar owner after being constantly dumped or ignored by dates she's gone on.

The bar owner fancies himself as somewhat of a relationship expert, or an expert on men’s sleazy habits and the way women respond to them.

Also starring Ben Affleck, Scarlett Johansson and Bradley Cooper. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 59%

 

22. The Half of It

A humorous coming of age story about three teenagers in the US in the small town of Sqauhamish.

Shy, straight-A student Ellie (Leah Lewis) is hired by half of the student body to write their essays for them.

However, she’s enlisted to help inarticulate jock Paul (Daniel Diemer)  who needs help winning over popular girl Aster Flores (Alexxis Lemire) with love letters.

After initially denying his request she gives in, forming an unlikely friendship with him and even discovers that she has feelings for Aster.

Written and Directed by Alice Wu. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 95%

 

23. Fifty Shades of Grey 

Based on the book of the same name, Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James.

A college graduate enters into a sexual contract with a sadomasochistic business magnate. 

However, she gets more than she bargained for when secrets and scandals come spilling out. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 41%

 

24. Letters to Juliet 

The infamous story of Romeo and Juliet sets the scene for this lighthearted romantic comedy.

Amanda Seyfried stars as a reporter for The New Yorker who desperately looks for inspiration on a piece of work.

When she goes to Verona on her pre-wedding honeymoon she finds inspiration in the form of letters left on Juliet’s balcony.

The young people pouring their hearts out in letters, need advice on love. 

As the reporter digs deeper she discovers the women who reply to the letters and finds out about one particular story that catches her eye. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 62%

 

25. Kal Ho Naa Ho (Tomorrow May Never Come) 

The romantic comedy drama follows a young, pessimistic student whose widowed mother tries finding her a husband.

The student falls in love with her neighbour, who unknown to her is terminally ill.

In a bid to make her fall out of love with him, he sets his friend up with someone else. 

The film language is originally in Hindi, with English subtitles. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 91%

 

 

26. Hush

This heart-pounding thriller by director Mike Flanagan follows the story of a deaf woman living alone in the woods.

Secluded and existing in a silent world, this young woman has to fight her way to safety after a psychotic killer appears outside her window. With no one around for miles, it proves to be a bloody battle for survival.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 73 %.

 

27. A Quiet Place

For the chatterboxes who don't know when to stop, what would you do if you had to keep your lips shut or risk dying?

This spine-chilling thriller shows the lengths that parents Emily Blunt and John Krasinski go to when making any sounds threatens their survival in an Earth invaded by aliens. If they hear you, they hunt you.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 83 %.

 

28. Would You Rather

After her parents death, Iris (Brittany Snow) struggles to support her terminally ill younger brother.

In her desperation she comes across a philanthropic gentleman who offers his help after she attends one of his dinner parties.

Upon arrival, she and seven others are trapped in a sadistic game of Would You Rather, where the winner will be given an astonishing amount of money.

The games get worse as they go along, so how far are they all willing to go?

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 59%

 

29. Birdbox

Sandra Bullock stars as a mum who tries to protect her two children against all odds.

The world is thrown into chaos with this post-apocalyptic thriller film, which sees sight prove to be humanity's biggest threat.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 58%

 

30. Orphan

A spine-chilling horror that's guaranteed to serve jump scares and take the viewer through a world of confusion.

After the loss of their unborn child, Kate and John decide to look past their crumbling marriage and adopt a child.

Going to the local orphanage they stumble upon a young lady named Esther.

However, all is not as it seems when she arrives and an alarming series of events start to unfold.

Kate notices and tries to save her family before it's too late, with limited success…

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 63 %.

 

31. Dangerous Lies 

After losing her waitressing job following an armed robbery that left another waiter dead, Katie Franklin (Camilla Mendes)  gets a job as a caretaker for a wealthy elderly man.

The man lives on a large, empty Chicago estate and the two grow close; however, his unexpected death leaves Katie named as the sole heir.

She and her husband Adam (Jessie T. Usher) are pulled into a web of lies, deception and murder.

In order to survive Katie must scrutinise everyone’s intentions, even those closest to her.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 43%

 

32. As Above So Below

Set in Paris, explorers get more than they bargained for when they begin to roam around in the underground of the French capital.

The catacombs provide the backdrop for this horror flick. A journey of madness and terror, this psychological thriller explores the human psyche at its most unsettling.

Delving into personal demons, the protagonists must find their way back to the surface to escape.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 40%.

 

33. Gone Girl 

There are many unexpected twists and turns, this story about the secrets of modern marriage will have you at the edge of your seat.

On his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports his wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike) missing. Police question his erratic behaviour as a media frenzy grows and has everyone asking the same question: Did he kill his wife?

Also starring Emily Ratajowski.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 87%.

 

34. 47 Metres Down: Uncaged

Four teenage girls decide they want to explore an underwater Mayan city.

However, their pursuit of curiosity turns into a tense battle for survival as they find it to be a hunting ground for Great White Sharks.

With a dwindling air supply and claustrophobic caves they must find their way out before it's too late. Starring Sistine Stallone, Corinne Foxx, Sophie Néllise and Brianna Tju.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 68%

 

35. IT (2017)

Based off os Stephen King's best selling novel of the same name.

IT is the clown that has been terrifying children in the town of Derry, Maine.

IT only appears to children and reels them in by talking to them, making himself seem like the perfect 'friend'.

In 1989, a group of high school kids decide they want to solve the mystery of the missing children only to find the mystery stemming back centuries.

The brave high school group have to remember one thing: IT feeds off their fear.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 84%

 

36. Shutter Island 

Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorcese team up once again for this adaptation of the novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane.

Set in 1954 as World War II veteran and federal marshal Teddy Daniels (DiCaprio) and his new partner Chuck (Mark Ruffalo) jump on a ferry to Shutter Island.

The water-bound mental hospital houses the criminally insane and they need to investigate the disappearance of Rachel Solando (Emily Mortimer).

The convict was admitted after she murdered her three children, however there’s many secrets to unravel on this spooky island.

Mystery and intrigue, that will leave viewers shocked with unexpected twists. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 76%

 

 

37. Spirited Away

Studio Ghibli made up a part of everyone's childhood and Spirited Away is a standout success.

The Oscar-winning production follows Chihiro, who is led to a mysterious town where her parents turn into pigs after eating the local food.

On a mission to find her parents once they go missing and adamant to find her way home, Chihiro befriends Haiku in this mystical tale.

Set in Japan, the original language is Japanese but there's both English dubbing and subtitles available.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 97%.

38. Boss Baby

Need something to watch with the kids that won't make you fall asleep? Look no further than this.

DreamWorks Animation introduces an unusual baby who wears a suit and speaks with the voice of Alec Baldwin.

When Boss Baby is taken to a new family home, his brother, 7-year-old Tim tries to figure out what Boss Baby's purpose really is. Drawing on the message of the importance of family, this heart-warming film is definitely one to watch.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating:  52 %.

 

39. Shrek

One of the best animations to grace screens and it even won an Academy Award. 

Once Upon a Time in a far away swamp, lived on Ogre named Shrek. 

His peaceful solace is interrupted when a herd of fairytale characters descend on his swamp claiming they have nowhere to go.

When he asks who sent them there, they state the evil Lord Farquaad had banished them.

With determination and an irritating donkey, Shrek goes to Lord Farquaad to make a deal to get his swamp back.

What he didn’t know was that entailed saving a princess from a tower guarded by a dragon.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 90%

 

40. My Neighbour Totoro

Studio Ghibli is the gift that keeps on giving with this family friendly, heartwarming animation.

Two girls find that their country home is in the middle of a mystical forest inhabited by fascinating mythical creatures.

They befriend Totoro, the king of the forest as well as the biggest and eldest of the mystical land.

Whilst their mother is sick in hospital, the girls are taken on an adventure where they begin to understand the realities of life. 

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%

 

41. Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Rudyard Kipling’s masterpiece is brought to life again when a boy is torn between two world and is forced to accept his destiny. 

Mowgli (Rohan Chand) never truly belonged in the wild or within civilization. 

Now he must navigate the dangers of each of the journeys until he truly discovers where he’s supposed to belong. 

Visually spectacular animation based on The Jungle Book. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 52%

 

42. Happy Feet 

In the world of penguins, a simple song can be the difference between a lifetime of misery or an eternity of unhappiness. 

When penguin Mumble is born without the ability to sing in order to attract his soulmate, he resorts to using fancy footwork by tap dancing his way into his love’s heart.

Family friendly animation voiced by Hugh Jackman, Elijah Wood and the late Brittany Murphy & Robin Williams.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 70%

 

43. How to Train Your Dragon

Family friendly animation about the son of a Viking Chief who is trying to live up to his father's expectations of him.

Wanting to mark his passage into manhood is harder as he isn’t built like the rest of the viking’s on the island.

However, when a rare breed of dragon lands on the island, injured and in need of a trainer, his luck begins to change.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 91%

 

 

 

44. Dumplin'

Jennifer Aniston is the mother of a young plus-size teen who wants to win a beauty contest.

Being a former beauty queen, Aniston doesn't support her daughters dreams as she thinks there are too many obstacles in the way.

A heart-warming, uplifting drama centred around revolutionising the way a small Texas town thinks.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 74 %.

 

45. Spy

When in need of a good laugh, look no further than this James Bond-esque spoof.

Melissa McCarthy is desk-bound CIA analyst who is sent into the field on dangerous missions. Feeling unequipped and having had her former partner (Jude Law) fall off the grid she goes undercover to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer in order to prevent global pandemonium. Action comedy with Jason Statham and Rose Byrne.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 78%.

 

46. Always Be My Maybe 

If you’re a sucker for the childhood sweethearts trope then this film is definitely on to put on the watchlist. 

After being friends since childhood, two friends are reunited after 15 years. 

Reconnecting as adults who followed very different career paths, the two begin to see what they've missed over the years.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 89%.

47. Me, Earl and The Dying Girl 

Greg (Thomas Mann) is an awkward high school senior, and has to have his mum force him to spend time with a girl.

Rachel (Olivia Cooke) is a girl whom he hasn't spoken to since kindergarten and she was also justy diagnosed with cancer. 

Earl (R.J. Cyler) Greg’s best friend, joins the duo as they rekindle their friendship.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 86%

 

48. Annie (2014)

Based on the Broadway classic, a foster kid who lives with her mean foster mum has her life turned upside down when the New York mayoral candidate decides to take her in.

The move comes as he wants to become mayor and needs something to make him look like the perfect candidate.

Musical remake of the 1982 film of the same name.

Starring Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 59 %.

 

49. Think Like A Man

In a New Years Eve and Valentine’s Day-esque format, this story follows four women in relationships  who’d like to know more about why men think the way they do.

Based on Steve Harvey’s book of the same name, the four interconnected couples start taking the advice from the book.

Starring Gabrielle Union, Micheal Ealy, Regina Hall, Taraji. P Hanson and Kevin Hart.

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 79%

 

50. Candy Jar 

Two students at an elite high school who already have a heated rivalry compete with each other even when they’re on the same debate team.

But when  they’re forced to bear the pressure of overbearing mothers and university admissions, they realise they’re more alike than they seem.

Comedy starring Christina Hendricks. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 68%

 

51. The Spy Next Door

Jackie Chan stars as The Spy Next Door who doesn’t disclose that he was a spy.

Reminiscent of Spy Kids, former CIA agent Bob Ho0 (Jackie Chan) takes on one his most challenging assignments to date.

Being tasked as a guardian to his new girlfriends' new kids is harder than it seems when they haven’t warmed to the new man in their mum's life. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 40%

 

52. 50/50

Inspired by a true story, this story of friendship, love and survival is told in a different way.

Different to most cancer stories, this humorous take shows one man’s transformation and experience with cancer.

The bizarre and quirky nature of his friends and relationships keep him going during a dark time.

Starring Joseph Gordon Levitt, Anna Kendrick and Seth Rogan.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 88%

 

 

 

53. Kingsman: The Secret Service 

Colin Firth stars as a spy belonging to a super-secret elite organisation that recruits a promising candidate.

The candidate in question is the son of a former, deceased member of the organisation.

After getting into legal trouble, Eggsy (Taron Egerton) is called up by Harry (Colin Firth) and has to compete against the most competitive recruits in order to earn his place at Kingsman.

Based upon the acclaimed comic book of the same name. 

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 84%.

 

54. Bad Boys 

Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are Miami detectives investigating $100 million worth of seized mafia heroin which is stolen from a secure police vault.

The two police officers embark on a journey in order to recover the money.

However their lives are made harder when internal affairs snooping around they also have their boss breathing down their necks.

An action comedy with dirty coppers, snooping wives and a bachelor who refuses to settle down.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 78%.

 

55. Ocean's Eleven 

George Clooney and Brad Pitt can still leave fans swooning when they pull off a bank heist.

They band together a group of ex-cons to rob 150 million dollars from an underground vault that serves three of Las Vegas's biggest casinos. Teaming up with nine other men, the criminal specialists co-ordinate a heist to end all heists.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 80 %.

 

56. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle 

Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Karen Gillan and Jack Black team up to get themselves out of a game that they found in their high school basement.

The highly successful reboot of the classic is family friendly and gives guaranteed laughs as the four try to make sure they aren't stuck in the game forever. Also starring Nick Jonas.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating:  87 %.

 

57. Divergent 

The thrilling action-adventure is set in a dystopian world where people are divided into district factions based on human virtues.

Battling through the system and finding out information about the higher ups on her terms, Tris (Shailene Woodley) enlists the help of her faction in order to uncover the conspiracies that their leader (Kate Winslet) is hiding. Also starring Theo James.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 69 %.

 

58. Now You See Me

Brace yourselves for some mystifying magic tricks, as The Four Horseman try to outwit an elite FBI squad that wants to take down the super-team of illusionists.

The Four Horseman pull off a series of elaborate stunts, starting with draining a bank of all its money and Mark Ruffalo leads an FBI task force to find out how.

But all is not what it seems, so keep an eye out for a twist of epic proportions.

Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher and Dave Franco pull off some spectacular stunts in this blockbuster.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 70 %.

 

59. Maze Runner 

A dystopian tale of a boy who is deposited into a maze where a community of boys currently live.

He has no memory of how he got there, discovering later that it has been erased.

He joins forces with the other people in order to try and escape. Forming an alliance they discover that the real situation is worse than it seemed,

Starring Dylan O’Brian, Will Poulter and Kaya Scodelario.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 68%.

 

60. Justice League 

DC brings their version of The Avengers to life, with this dark epic that brings the world's finest superheroes together.

Wonderwoman, Batman, Superman, The Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg all fight to save the world from a catastrophic end.

Bruce Wayne, played by Ben Affleck, brings together the superheroes after Superman's selfless act that restored faith in humanity.

Also starring Jason Mamoa, Gal Gadot, Amy Adams and Ezra Miller.

Rotten Tomatoes Audience Rating: 71%

 

All the titles above are available to stream on Netflix. For more recommendations check out our round-up of Netflix's best series.

 

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'90 Day Fiancé': Stephanie Matto Says 'Being Pressured to Come out Because of a Show Sucks'

This season of 90 Day Fiancé showed a couple not only struggling to figure out of their long-distance relationship, but come out to their families. Stephanie Matto dated Erika Owens and hid this from her mother because she hadn’t come out as bisexual yet. Find out what the reality star had to say about pressured to come out because of the show.

Stephanie Matto struggled with coming out on ’90 Day Fiancé’

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The season started with Matto being in Yonkers, New York having a long distance relationship with Owens who lived in Australia. The content creator is bisexual and so is Owens, but she didn’t come out to her mother yet.

She flew to Australia to meet Owens, but told her mother that she was going to see a friend. “I’m just not ready for her to meet my mom yet,” Matto told her friends on the show. “My mom doesn’t know that I’m bisexual.”

The influencer added, “I’ve kept my bisexuality a secret from my family and most of my friends.” She admitted, “I’ve never felt brave enough to come out to my mom because she does have these grand ideas of me marrying a doctor or lawyer, a man above all else.”

Matto changed her mind about coming out through Skype

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Matto talked about finally telling her mother over Skype with Owens. However, it didn’t happen and she still claimed Owens was just her friend.

Owens, on the other hand, did come out to her parents with Matto at dinner. They were very accepting, but Matto and Owens’ relationship ended after they had a series of arguments.

Matto later explained what she was going through by being on the show. She also addressed not coming out over Skype.

She talked about being pressured to come out

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Matto talked about struggling to come out to her mother in her Instagram Story, according to Reality TV World. She addressed how the show put on the pressure for her to do it.

“Being pressured to come out because of a show sucks. And while I will say, the show’s producers really did try to make things easy on me, I knew my mom would see it eventually and that it was literally a ticking time bomb,” she wrote.

She added why she was hesitant to do it. “I knew the response I would get from her, and I wasn’t sure if I wanted to capture that for national TV or to do it in private. The apprehension was less about whether to come out or not and more so about HOW do I do it?” the reality star wrote.

Matto then explained, “Because to some degree, it’s a big f*cking deal, especially if your mother is a traditional eastern european woman who has always dreamt of you marrying some rich d**chebag.”

She added that she didn’t want her mom to be “pegged a homophobe” for her reaction. Matto also addressed her decision to not come out over Skype. “And I will be DAMNED if I come out to my mom via skype with someone who I haven’t even built a solid foundation with,” she wrote.

Matto and her mother are originally from the Czech Republic. Fans will have to continue watching this season to see if she’ll come out to her mom on the show.

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Keep The Lights On COVID-19 Doc Fund Distributes Grants To 15 Feature Directors

EXCLUSIVE: A Sheila E. documentary, a film from The Two Killings of Sam Cooke director about growing up female in the Deep South, and a free speech project from Julia Bacha are among those films awarded a grant from a COVID-19 doc fund.

XTR, the documentary studio set up by RYOT co-founder Bryn Mooser, Knock Down The House producer Wavelength Productions and new partner Park Pictures, the company behind The Truffle Hunters, partnered on the Keep The Lights On Fund to help struggling documentary filmmakers finish projects hit by the shutdown.

The collaboration offered filmmakers between $5,000 and $10,000 to help support post-production budgets or filmmakers’ personal expenses during the shutdown.

Some 12 of the 15 winners are helmed by female directors.

The fund was available for U.S.-based documentary filmmakers with feature-length films in post-production, films that were scheduled for completion in 2020 prior to the pandemic, films that address contemporary issues and premium, character-driven films that have a high-likelihood of distribution. List below.

“In these challenging and uncertain times, it’s heartening to see institutions like XTR Film Society, Wavelength Productions and Park Pictures working together to support the documentary field and ensure that courageous storytelling continues to thrive. For our team, this grant couldn’t have come at a more critical time as we work hard to keep our post-production team intact and ensure excellence in our filmmaking, said filmmaker Julia Bacha.

“We are so thrilled to be able to help out so many incredible filmmakers in the doc community and were blown away by both the quality and scope of the films submitted,” added President of Wavelength Productions Joe Plummer.

Park Pictures’ Sam Bisbee, said, “Now more than ever documentary filmmakers need the opportunity to tell a diverse range of stories. Park Pictures is proud that we can support them.”

Keep The Lights On Fund:

ASTERISMS (Amie Siegel): Asterisms is a film about economic and material landscapes in the United Arab Emirates, the rarified objects, creatures and elements—- gold, sand, water, animals, workers—- that become vessels of value (and subjugation) in an increasingly re-shaped and re-rendered world.

BETWEEN THE SKY AND THE FAVELA (Peter Quandt): Between the Sky and the Favela is a feature documentary that explores the crisis of violence in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro through the stories of two aspiring teenage football players on divergent paths.

DUSTY & STONES (Jesse Rudoy): Dusty and Stones struggle to sustain a country music career in their tiny African kingdom of Swaziland and yearn for success in the United States. When a Nashville producer and a Texas battle of the bands come calling, the two cousins embark on a country music pilgrimage through the American South determined to turn their careers around and win big for Swaziland.

GIRL TALK (w/t) (Lucia Small): Filmed over four years, Girl Talk follows five teenage girls on a top ranked debate team on their quest to be the best in the U.S. In the cutthroat world of high school debate, these young women navigate the everyday challenges of teenage life while fighting against sexist double standards in debate. In the crosshairs is the “Tournament of Champions”, the most prestigious debate competition in the nation. As the debaters gain confidence and find their own voices, their struggles mirror the national fight for equality in our nation’s political corridors.

HOW TO HAVE AN AMERICAN BABY (Leslie Tai): There is a city in Southern California that is teeming with pregnant women from China. This film is a kaleidoscopic voyage into the booming shadow economy of Chinese birth tourism in Los Angeles County.

MISSISSIPPI RED (Kelly Duane de la Vega): A collection of intimate stories offering a window into growing up female in the Deep South through the lens of race, religion and the political establishment.

NO ONE TOLD ME (Zulilah Merry): A cinéma vérité-style documentary, No One Told Me provides a rare look at the postpartum period, an experience shared by women worldwide but rarely captured in documentary film. This radically intimate work follows Elise and Marc during the first six weeks of parenthood. Focusing on the new mother, it shares her profound identity shift and the significant physical, hormonal and psychological changes she faces after giving birth.

OUR MOTHER THE MOUNTAIN (Tamar Lando): Three aging and weathered New Mexico cowboys eke out a fragile survival between protected and industrial lands, in this magical hymn to the disappearing American West.

PRAY AWAY (Kristine Stolakis): Former leaders of the “pray the gay away” movement contend with the aftermath unleashed by their actions, while a survivor seeks healing and acceptance from more than a decade of trauma.

SIRENS (Rita Baghdadi): On the outskirts of Beirut, five young women navigate friendship, identity and a future spiraling out of control in their pursuit of becoming thrash metal rock stars.

UNITED STATES VS. REALITY WINNER (Sonia Kennebeck): A state of secrets and a ruthless hunt for whistleblowers – this is the story of 25-year-old NSA contractor Reality Winner who disclosed a document about Russian election interference to the media and became the number one leak target of the Trump administration.

UNTITLED: FREE SPEECH PROJECT (Julia Bacha): When a news publisher in Arkansas, an attorney in Arizona, and a speech pathologist in Texas are told they must choose between their jobs and their political beliefs, they launch legal battles that expose an attack on freedom of speech across 28 states in America.

UNTITLED: SHEILA E. DOCUMENTARY (Jennifer Steinman Sternin): The world knows her as Sheila E., the legendary Afro-Latina recording artist who rose to 1980s superstardom alongside Prince, her closest musical collaborator. But contrary to common perception that Prince “discovered” her, Sheila Escovedo was in fact a child prodigy who began playing percussion at the age of three and today is considered the best female drummer in the world. This intimate film chronicles Sheila’s dramatic life story from her immersive musical childhood through present day, as she struggles to maintain a thriving career at age 62 in the youth-obsessed music industry.

THE VOICE THROUGH THE STORM (Bella Monticelli): The story of how 77 year-old Addie Ottley, morning radio show host, becomes an unexpected hero to a tropical island forever changed by the climate crisis.

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'Avengers: Endgame' Sketch Has Captain America Wearing a Time Travel Suit That's Connected to the X-Men

The Marvel Cinematic Universe may be on an unplanned hiatus right now. But at least fans still have Avengers: Endgame to occupy them in the meantime. The MCU’s game-changing 2019 smash truly is the gift that keeps on giving.

Not only did Avengers: Endgame bring in an astonishing $2.8 billion worldwide. But fans are still learning more about the movie. As it turns out, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes almost wore bulky time travel suits that tied directly back to the X-Men.

‘Avengers: Endgame is the most ambitious entry in the MCU

Marvel Studios has made more than 20 movies since 2008. Yet, Avengers: Endgame easily boasts the most complex storytelling. The movie has to do so much narratively and visually. So, of course, the filmmakers found themselves constantly pivoting to make it all fit.

As a result, fans have been discovering a wide variety of production tidbits. In particular, the final battle changed a ton from conception to execution. Some showdowns never took place, and some alliances were never formed.

Among all the behind-the-scenes stories, the designs of the various superhero suits constantly changed. After all, Avengers: Endgame concludes with literal armies colliding. But even the quantum suits the Avengers wear throughout the movie changed considerably.

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Captain America’s alternate quantum suit connects to the X-Men

Thanks to a recent Instagram post by concept artist Aleksi Briclot, fans caught a glimpse of an alternate design for the quantum suits. The Avengers wear these in order to travel back in time to collect the Infinity Stones. Although Captain America is the one pictured, presumably everyone would have worn this same design.

Interestingly, the design is — according to Briclot — inspired by the Lockheed SR-71 plane. Also known as the Blackbird, this type of jet is also a staple of the X-Men. The superhero team famously travels from mission to mission on a Blackbird, which they affectionately call the X-Jet.

Even if this design had been chosen, the connection would have likely gone unspoken. Still, it’s a fun nod to the Avengers’ fellow Marvel team. And considering the danger of the mission in Avengers: Endgame, it stands to reason such a sleek, strategic design would apply.

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Early concept art for the time travel suit in Avengers Endgame here applied on Captain America. As it is about dangerous travel this one is inspired by elite pilot like those from Sr71, you know the Lockheed Blackbird also used by the Xmen. It was some really fast and hard to locate jet. I’ve read some articles about those pilots and it was quite a thing. The color scheme and the small pipes here and there for refreshing the air are inspired by those pilot suits. There is also some hints of astronauts spacesuits (we’re talking about trying through the Quantum Realm!) – #avengers #avengersendgame #timetravel #conceptart #mcu #charadesign #captainamerica #marvelstudios #chrisevans #blackbird #marvel #endgame #marvelcinematicuniverse #sr71

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Fans are anxiously awaiting the X-Men’s introduction into the MCU

Such a design detail probably isn’t as dramatic a connection as fans want. But at least it would have visually built up to the arrival of the X-Men. Since Disney’s acquisition of Fox, it’s only a matter of time until Marvel integrates the mutants into the MCU. It just doesn’t happen in Avengers: Endgame.

Right now, one of the prevailing theories on how that will happen centers on the multiverse. After all, fans expect Phase 4 will solidify the presence of a Marvel multiverse. And bringing over the established X-Men team — as well as the Fantastic Four — would streamline the transition.

Still, these are all nothing but theories and speculation right now. Considering how much Marvel has in the pipeline, fans will probably get nothing but hints until at least Phase 5. And when the X-Men do crop up, it’ll be far less subtle than the design of the Avengers’ suits.

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The 'Jeopardy!' Theme Song, the Person Who Wrote It, and the Fortune They're Still Making On the 30-Second Tune

The theme song from the classic question-and-answer show, Jeopardy!, is one of the most recognized tunes of all time. Alongside “Happy Birthday” and perhaps “White Christmas,” the song, officially titled “Think,” will forever be linked to the wildly popular game show.

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Here’s who wrote it and why the song made them smile every time it played.

Merv Griffin wrote the ‘Jeopardy! theme song

Media mogul Merv Griffin, who died in 2007 at the age of 82, can be thanked for bringing two of the most iconic pop culture programs into American living rooms. In addition to creating and producing the megahit Jeopardy!, the daytime talk show host also produced the equally as popular Wheel of Fortune.

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Griffin kept his hands in Jeopardy! when he first created it, writing as well the thirty-second theme song heard during the last round of each show, Final Jeopardy.

The money Merv Griffin made from the ‘Jeopardy!’ theme

He told The New York Times in 2005 that he at first wrote the melody as a lullaby for his son, Tony, and that it took him under a minute to write it. Incredibly, the song raked in royalties for Griffin that astonished even him.

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“That little 30 seconds has made me a fortune, millions,” he told the media outlet. “You don’t want to know. Probably close to $70-80 million.”

Griffin sold Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune in 1986 to Coca-Cola for $250 million, but his estate continues to reap the royalties from the catchy tune.

Merv Griffin’s talk show broke boundaries

In addition to his uncanny gift for creating game shows, Griffin also dreamed up The Merv Griffin Show, a daytime talk show known for in-depth interviews that ran on various networks, until it landed in its most well-known incarnation from 1972-1984.

Griffin enjoyed having guests that didn’t fit any particular mold or theme. On one broadcast, for example, he interviewed comedian Phyllis Diller, and in the next segment, welcomed the Japanese commander who orchestrated his country’s attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.

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He also had on his talk show U.S. presidents Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan, as well as artists Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali. He recognized talent when he saw it and introduced singer Whitney Houston and comedian Jerry Seinfeld to the nation. In his later years, in fact, as a famed talent picker, he unsurprisingly named American Idol as one of his favorite programs.

“Bachelors and spinsters and people collecting uninteresting people, I don’t know what that stuff is,” he said speaking of reality shows. “[The contestants on American Idol] have talent and they actually perform. I love that show.”

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