first_imgJustice Smith and Kathryn Newton in “Pokémon Detective Pikachu”; courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures(NEW YORK) — Opening nationwide in theaters Friday:* Pokémon Detective Pikachu — This motion capture/live-action adventure features Ryan Reynolds voicing the titular character from the popular Pokémon franchise, who helps out a teen — portrayed by The Get Down‘s Justice Smith — whose father has been kidnapped. Big Little Lies actress Kathryn Newton also stars. Rated PG.* The Hustle — Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star in this female take on the 1988 comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which starred Michael Caine and Steve Martin, about a pair of scam artists who team up to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them. Rated PG-13.* Poms — Diane Keaton leads the cast of this comedy about a group of older women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community. Also starring Pam Grier, Silver Linings Playbook‘s Jacki Weaver, 13 Reasons Why‘s Alisha Boe, Celia Weston and Rhea Perlman. Rated PG-13.* Tolkien — Nicholas Hoult stars in this biographical drama about the early life of English professor J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and the trilogy The Lord of the Rings. The Blind Side‘s Lily Collins co-stars, along with Colm Meaney. Rated PG-13.Opening in limited release on Friday:* Charlie Says — This biographical crime drama is set years after the Charles Manson murders, when former Manson family members Leslie Van Houton, Patricia Krenwinkel and Susan Atkins — played respectively by Game of Thrones‘ Hannah Murray, 13 Reason Why‘s Sosie Bacon and Impostors‘ Marianne Rendón — still under Manson’s spell and confined to an isolated cell block, destined to live out their lives under the delusion their acts were justified. A graduate student, portrayed by Nurse Jackie‘s Merritt Weaver, is enlisted to rehabilitate them. Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith plays Manson. Rated R.* The Biggest Little Farm — Filmmaker John Chester’s documentary about he and his wife Molly’s attempt to develop a sustainable farm on 200 acres outside of Los Angeles. Rated PG.* All Is True — Kenneth Branagh, who directed this biographical drama, also stars as William Shakespeare in this look at the final days of the renowned playwright’s life. Ian McKellen and Judi Dench also star. Rated PG-13.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

first_imgAs if the incident wasn’t bizarre enough, the events which have followed after Gavin Gunning said “it’s my baw” have been just as entertaining. On Tuesday we were told the Dundee United defender had left the club but now he’s apparently consulting his agent and refusing to quit with immediate effect. Get the popcorn out…Meanwhile it could be be the end of the famous Killie pie after the club entered a legal battle over the trademark. Zinedine Zidane displayed some Hulk moves on the touchline as his Real Madrid side progressed to the Champions League semi-finals, sensationally ripping his suit. Partick Thistle’s David Amoo turns 25 today. And ex-Rangers and Celtic striker Mo Johnston also celebrates his birthday, he’s turning 53. And in Scotland, Hibs Hibsed it again… Whether you like the term or not it keeps coming back and there’s only one team to blame for that. This time the Easter Road side threw it away against 10-man Falkirk, losing a two goal lead with three minutes to go. Adam Davy / EMPICS Sport SNSIn 2004: Roy Keane announced he would return to play for the Republic of Ireland. The former Celtic midfielder had previously quit international football after his highly-publicised bust-up with former international boss Mick McCarthy at the 2002 World Cup finals. SNSAndy Goram. The former Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper was born 1964. He was just 21 years old when this photograph was taken.last_img read more