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This is a curated collection of content coming to TV, streaming services and music platforms this week, curated by Associated Press entertainment journalists.


— Ron Howard is the master of drama ripped from the headlines, this time with his new movie Thirteen Lives, which tells the gripping story of rescuing a boys’ soccer team from Tam Luang Cave in 2018. Prime Video Friday, August 5th. Colin Farrell and Viggo Mortensen play British cave divers who travel to Thailand to aid in an impossible rescue mission. Care has been taken to present a complete picture of all the different components that have come together to make a successful rescue, including the help of not.

— Rebecca Hall plays a single mother whose busy life is turned upside down when her past, played by Tim Roth, returns to ‘Resurrection’ with ‘the horrors of her past’. Writer-director Andrew Seman’s film made headlines at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, and on Friday, August 5, she will be available for rent from IFC. Similar to Hall’s disturbing turn in “The Night House,” her performance in this diabolical psychological thriller promises to dive deep into your psyche.

— Lindsey Burr, AP Film Writer


— ‘Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1’ by Calvin Harris? It has, but now it’s time to celebrate: Vol. Two drops this week. Dua Lipa and Young Thug’s “Potion” and “Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 2” are phenomenal: 21 Savage, Stefflon Don, Chloe, Charlie Puth, Pusha T, Chessy, Tinashe, Normani, Lil Dark, Halsey, Offset , 6lack, Justin Timberlake, Koi Relay, Busta Rhymes, Donaeo, Lat, Pharrell, Swae Lee, Jorja Smith, Snoop Dogg. His one disco before release on Friday, Aug. 5 His throwback is “Stay With Me,” where Timberlake, Halsey, and He Pharrell team up.

— Up-and-coming country star Travis Denning shows off his style with a six-song EP. “Might as Well Be Me” includes the sweet rocking “By A Girl A Drink,” the ballad “She’s On It,” and the playful “Don’t Give a Track.” “contained. Hailing from Warner, Georgia, his Robins, Denning celebrated his first No. 1 single with “After A Few,” and made his first wave by releasing his Top 40 debut single, “David Ashley Parker From Powder Springs.” caused He is currently on tour with Dirks Bentley this summer and will join Jake Owen in the fall.

— T Bone Burnett returns for the second installment of The Invisible Light project, a fusion of trance, electronic, folk, tribal and global music. The first installment in the trilogy, ‘The Invisible Light: Acoustic Space,’ was released in his 2019, and now ‘The Invisible Light: Spells’ is out on his Friday, August 5th. Singles from the nine-song album include the utterly bizarre, colloquial “” and the enchanting, evocative “I’m Starting a New Life.”

— AP Entertainment Writer Mark Kennedy

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— “The Sandman” coming out of San Diego Comic-Con. Neil Gaiman, who wrote a series of acclaimed graphic novels published by DC Comics, is developing and executive producing a 10-episode series that debuts on Netflix on Friday, August 5. Tom Sturridge is Captive He plays the title character, the center of control for everyone’s dreams, from being killed for a century to being imprisoned for several years. to repair. The diverse and eclectic cast includes Boyd Holbrook, Patton Oswalt, Jenna Coleman, David Thewlis, Stephen Fry, Asim Chowdhury, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Joely Richardson.

— As the title suggests, the four-part documentary series My Life as a Rolling Stone takes a separate approach to band members Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and the late Charlie Watts. Each is the subject of an hour-long film that relies on new and archival interviews and previously unseen footage to create an “intimate” portrait of the artist. These films trace how they came together to create a timeless body of work. A chapter on Watts, who died in August 2021 at the age of 80, contains tributes from fellow band members and peers. The series will debut on Sunday, August 6th at 9pm EDT on his Epix channel with Jagger’s story and will continue on Sundays through August 28th.

— AP TV Writer Lynn Elver

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