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Two TV Critics Talk Shop
EW’s Kristen Baldwin chats with Pulitzer Prize-winning New Yorker TV critic Emily Nussbaum about her new book of essays, I Like to Watch
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Julia Michaels
She co-wrote hits like Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” before starting her own performing career. Here, Michaels talks Inner Monologue Part 2 and using music to address mental health.
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Yesterday
STARRING Himesh Patal, Lily James DIRECTED BY Danny Boyle RATING PG-13 | LENGTH 1 hr., 56 mins. HAVE YOU EVER FELT BAD WATCHING a feel-good movie? Yesterday lets attractive people sing some of history’s best rock songs along postcard English coast
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Soaking Up History
Ahead of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS’ 20th-anniversary special, EW gets to the bottom of...Bikini Bottom, with memories shared from the voice actors who bring SpongeBob and all his friends to life.
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Perpetual Grace, LTD
DATE Sundays TIME 10 p.m. NETWORK Epix WHY IS LUIS GUZMÁN CARRYING AROUND BEN KINGSLEY’S thumb? And what is the newly nine-fingered Kingsley doing so many bloody miles away, driving across Sonora in an ice cream truck to kidnap hoverboarding te
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Midsommar
STARRING Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter DIRECTED BY Ari Aster | RATING R LENGTH 2 hrs., 20 mins. YOU CAN’T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK IN Midsommar, because darkness never comes. Everything that happens in writer-director Ari Aster’s cornea-se
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Murder Mystery
STARRING Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston DIRECTED BY Kyle Newacheck RATING PG-13 | LENGTH 1 hr., 37 mins. A CRIME CAPER SO FIZZY-LIGHT its plot probably couldn’t even stay anchored to a Clue game board, Murder Mystery seems to know from the first f
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The Black Keys
Dan Auerbach, 40, and Patrick Carney, 39, reveal how two guitar legends, Danny McBride’s Vice Principals, and a newspaper headline about an electrocuted prisoner inspired the duo’s rollicking new album, Let’s Rock.
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What to Watch
WATCH IT LIVE! Everyone will be talking about it tomorrow MON JULY 1 The Best Thing I Ever Ate 9–9:30PM COOKING CHANNEL The title of this episode says it all... “Yummy in the Middle” is all about indulging. Case in point: ricotta and egg raviol
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The Farewell
STARRING Awkwafina, Tzi Ma DIRECTED BY Lulu Wang RATING PG | LENGTH 1 hr., 38 mins. “BASED ON AN ACTUAL LIE” is writer-director Lulu Wang’s way of introducing her (actually true) story; a sly title card to qualify the bittersweet dramedy of decept
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How to Look Younger
Career and romantic shake-ups abound in the latest season of Younger, but the characters’ hair and makeup are always solid.
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Lil Nas X
TITLE 7 LABEL Columbia GENRE Depends on the song TRUE TO HIS BRAND, THAT’S LIL Nas X riding horseback by his lonesome on the cover of his EP 7. The open secret is that the 20-year-old ain’t that much of a cowboy to begin with. Country is a fractio
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What You Didn’t Know About The Lion King
This summer’s not-live-action remake of Disney’s 1994 blockbuster will challenge what you remember about The Lion King (July 19). By royal decree, so will these wild facts about the majestic title.
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Sommar Girl
In Midsommar, horror director Ari Aster’s highly anticipated follow-up to Hereditary, Florence Pugh proves she can do it all—Swedish cult stories included.
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Shifting Gears
DWAYNE JOHNSON, JASON STATHAM, and IDRIS ELBA head down a new road with FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW, the high-octane franchise's first spin-off
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It’s All Relative
As The Farewell (July 12) shows, there are few things more complicated than familial relations. The film’s director, Lulu Wang, 36, shares her favorite big-screen takes on family.
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In Praise Of The Beach Read
Just because it’s the season of ice cream trucks and SPF doesn’t mean you have to settle for a summer of lazy, sandy-bottomed lit. Here, three smart new additions for your poolside tote that are all pleasure, no guilt.
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Harbour-ing Some Stranger Secrets
Stranger Things star David Harbour previews what to expect from season 3 of his Netflix hit (premiering July 4).
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Spidey Abroad
Peter Parker’s back, and he’s about to get a well-deserved summer vacation. But if you thought his class trip to Europe would go off without a hitch, you don’t know Marvel (or Mysterio).
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Goodbye Suits, Hello Pearson
July 17 kicks off the end of Suits (9 p.m.) and the start of the spin-off Pearson (10 p.m.). Here the casts of the USA dramas talk Patrick J. Adams’ return and Gina Torres’ new series.
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Tv’s New British Import
WHO WUNMI MOSAKU WHY YOU KNOW HER The Nigerian-born British actress, 32, has appeared on Netflix’s U.K. imports Black Mirror and The End of the F***ing World. WHY YOU WILL KNOW HER She currently stars opposite Idris Elba on BBC America’s Luther
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Fleishman Is in Trouble
BY Taffy Brodesser-Akner PAGES 374 GENRE Fiction WHATEVER TOBY FLEISHMAN THOUGHT DIVORCE WOULD bring, it certainly wasn’t some kind of midlife sexual rumspringa. And yet, suddenly single at 41, he finds that modern dating apps are apparently di
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That’s A Wrap—for Me!
IT’S MY LAST DAY IN THE ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY offices—I’m moving on to pursue some other projects—and I’m reading a memo that Jeff Jarvis, EW’s founding editor, wrote in 1988. “The need for the magazine is clear: Entertainment is confusing. Show busin
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Toy Story 4
STARRING Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Annie Potts, Tony Hale, Christina Hendricks DIRECTED BY Josh Cooley RATING G LENGTH 1 hr., 40 mins. CURSE THIS FEARFUL LIFE OF INFINITE SORROW! Plastic cowboy Woody (voiced by Tom Hanks) spent a whole movie tril
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Prince
TITLE Originals LABEL Warner Bros. | GENRE Pop POSTHUMOUSLY RELEASED WORK RARELY lives up to its potential. Thankfully, Prince left fans with more than just a series of undercooked one-offs. The second LP released since his death in 2016, Originals
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The Keanussance, Explained
IT’S OFFICIAL: WE HAVE Keanu Fever, and there ain’t no cure. Thanks to a recent slew of high-profile movie roles, a star turn in a much-anticipated videogame, and even a Winona Ryder marriage rumor that made our hearts pitter-patter like it was 1992,
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The Dead Don’t Die
STARRING Bill Murray, Adam Driver DIRECTED BY Jim Jarmusch RATING R | LENGTH 1 hr., 43 mins. ON PAPER, THE IDEA OF JIM Jarmusch, the patron saint of downtown indie cool, making a walking-dead movie might raise a few skeptical eyebrows. On screen,
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Hidden Figures No Longer
For her sprawling new novel The Tenth Muse, Catherine Chung unearthed untold stories of great women in mathematics—and learned how to harness some of that empowerment for herself.
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American Woman
STARRING Sienna Miller, Aaron Paul DIRECTED BY Jake Scott RATING R | LENGTH 1 hr., 52 mins. SIENNA MILLER HAS NEVER looked like anyone outside of Hollywood’s idea of a Rust Belt grandmother, or a waitress slinging chili dogs at a truck-stop diner.
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NEW & NOTABLE
HOT DEBUTS THE TRAVELERS BY REGINA PORTER FICTION E A This tale of two interconnected families (one white, one black) spans from the 1950s to Barack Obama’s first year as president. The backdrop of events may be familiar (the Vietnam War, racial pr
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