The Daily Scoop 10-14-2016
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A CPA’s O.C.D. could make him D.O.A. in “The Accountant.” Ben Affleck plays the title character with some social issues. But his beautiful mind makes him employee of the month for the world’s most dangerous criminals, and the CIA wants to put a stop to it. “The Accountant” is rated R.
Kevin Hart is a high roller in “Kevin Hart: What Now?” The rock-star comedian follows-up his 2013 concert film with this offering, which was filmed at a 50,000-seat stadium in Philadelphia. “Kevin Hart: What Now” is rated R.
Who runs the world? Girls—in “Certain Women.” This indie film follows four women at-odds with a male-dominated society. And it’s going to take loads of patience and determination for them to define themselves in the face of expectations. “Certain Women” is in limited release.
No spider bite needed for these super skills in “Max Steel.” A teenager discovers his body can generate energy resulting from experiments done by his missing father. So when he teams up with a space-robot babysitter, they become a powerful force ready to take on inevitable evil. “Max Steel” is rated PG-13.
Bob Dylan Receives Nobel Prize
Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature.
According to a citation by the Swedish Academy, Dylan won the prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition.” The 75-year-old artist is the first American to win the prize since novelist Toni Morrison won in 1993.
Dylan is scheduled to receive his award in Stockholm, Sweden on December 10.
Prince Tribute Concert takes over St. Paul
Prince fans came out for a celebrity Prince Tribute Concert in the pop star’s home state, Minnesota.
The official tribute concert in Saint Paul brought out fans for a night of prince throwbacks. People showed up in eccentric outfits and purple swag in honor of the late pop artist. The star-studded event featured musicians from the past several decades.
Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, and John Mayer were a few of the big names on the celebrity line-up.