“Norbit” (PG-13) is sort of a good news, bad news film for Eddie Murphy, who played multiple roles in this farce. On one hand, it earned $95 million at the U.S. box office. On the other, there are many who felt the sight of him in an enormous fat suit cost him votes when he was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role in “Dreamgirls.”

Also available today: “Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea: Global Warming Edition” (PG); “Yo Soy Boricua” (Unrated); “The Best of Chappelle’s Show” (Unrated); “Maxed Out” (Unrated); “The Prisoner Or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair” (PG-13); “The Derby Stallion” (PG); “Highlander: The Search for Vengeance” (Unrated); “Secrets of the Code” (Unrated); “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Extra Frills Edition” (R); “The Messengers” (PG-13); “Ghosts of Abu Ghraib” (Unrated); “Rescue Me: The Complete Third Season” (Unrated); and “Seinfeld: Season 8” (Unrated).


Marilyn Manson, “Eat Me, Drink Me”

Having weathered a nasty divorce that reportedly had him questioning his will to live, Marilyn Manson has returned with perhaps his most cutting, introspective album yet, an album as inward-looking as its title suggests.

A slightly more melodic, less abrasive effort than its predecessor, “The Golden Age of Grotesque,” Manson’s latest is a bruised, lovelorn affair that batters hearts and eardrums with equal aplomb.

Also in stores: Big & Rich, “Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace”; Broadway Cast, “Curtains”; Chris Cornell, “Carry On”; Dream Theater, “Systematic Chaos”; Paul McCartney, “Memory Almost Full”; Poison, “Poison’d!”; Rihanna, “Good Girl Gone Bad”; Bruce Springsteen with the Sessions Band, “Live in Dublin”; Tesla, “Real to Reel”; and T-Pain, “Epiphany.”


In “On Chesil Beach” (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday), the United Kingdom’s top writer, Ian McEwan, takes a searching look at the state of matrimony circa 1962. Florence, a talented musician, and her new husband, Edward, a history student at University College of London, travel to a hotel on the Dorset coast to consummate their marriage. Needless to say, things don’t go well in the bedroom as the couple face their fears.

Also new in stores: “The Sleeping Doll” (Simon & Schuster) by Jeffery Deaver; “A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton” (Knopf) by Carl Bernstein; “Spare Change” (Putnam) by Robert B. Parker; “The Navigator” (Putnam) by Clive Cussler and Paul Kemprecos; “The Harlequin” (Berkley) by Laurell K. Hamilton; “Undead and Uneasy” (Berkley) by MaryJanice Davidson; “Whitewash” (Mira) by Alex Kava; “Vineyard Stalker” (Scribner) by Philip R. Craig; and “Bangkok Haunts” (Knopf) by John Burdett.

Kids become firefighters at Fire Station 98 open house
Henderson residents wore fire hats, learned about CPR and met firefighters at the Fire Station 98 open house Saturday, August 11, 2018. (Marcus Villagran Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
People from all over the world attend RollerCon 2018
RollerCon 2018 is a five-day convention focused on the roller derby community and culture at Westgate in Las Vegas. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Camp Broadway teaches kids how to sing and dance
The Smith Center's seventh annual Camp Broadway musical theater program gives 150 kids ages 6-17 an opportunity to learn musical theater skills from industry professionals over a five-day period. Marcus Villagran/ Las Vegas Review-Journal @brokejournalist
Las Vegas police officer on being PETA's Sexiest Vegan Next Door
Las Vegas police officer David Anthony talks vegan lifestyle and how he feels about being voted PETA's sexiest Vegan next door from his home on Monday, July 9, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
'NO H8' Campaign comes to Las Vegas
Hundreds of locals participate in the NO H8 campaign founded by Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley as a response to Proposition 8, a California ban on same-sex marriage. The campaign has since evolved to represent equal treatment for all. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Over 40,000 People Attend The 4th Of July Parade In Summerlin In Las Vegas
Over 40,000 People Attend The 4th Of July Parade In Summerlin In Las Vegas. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Star Wars and Golden Knights mashup at downtown art shop
Star Wars and Vegas Golden Knights fans attend the Boba Fett Golden Knight Paint Class at The Bubblegum Gallery in Las Vegas, Friday, June 29, 2018. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
Bark-Andre Furry meets Capitals superfan Ovie the Bulldog
Two of NHL's furriest fans met at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace on Tuesday, June 18, 2018, in Las Vegas. Vegas Golden Knights superfan Bark-Andre Furry and Washington Capitals superfan Ovie the Bulldog shared a plate of meatballs and spaghetti with help from Logan, "The Girl with the Hat." (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
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