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When can you watch ‘Eternals’ for free online? – Film Daily

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Marvel’s Eternals is one of the most highly-anticipated films of the year, but also perhaps the most polarizing. Marvel ventured into new territory when they hired art house filmmaker Chloé Zhao to direct their latest blockbuster. Zhao is coming off winning Oscars for Best Director & Best Picture for her 2020 masterpiece Nomadland

It’s hard to believe that after Nomadland, a neorealist film about economic struggle, Zhao’s next film would be a comic book story. When you watch Eternals however, you can find similarities to Zhao’s previous work. For instance, Eternals features Zhao’s predisposition to showcase vast & craggy panoramas.

Additionally, Eternals is a much more meditative & sober watch than other MCU movies. However, Eternals doesn’t contain the naturalism, empathy, or inventiveness of Zhao’s earlier work. In spite of this, Eternals may be a refreshing watch for those who are tired of the tropes of other Marvel products.

Eternals aims high

From the jump, Eternals attempts to be something it’s not. Some of the best superhero movies recognize the fact that they’re derived from comic book material. On the other hand, Eternals wears its influences on its sleeve. The film begins with a Pink Floyd song over text, followed by some tableau’s that echo Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Compare this avant-garde aesthetic to what Eternals is actually about. The titular characters are ten aliens from the planter Olympia. They’re sent to the Milky Way by a species of giants called Celestials, who’ve been in existence forever. The Eternals come to earth in an attempt to destroy the Deviants, another alien race who look reptilian in nature.

As the story goes, the Eternals have been active on Earth since 5,000 BC. Given this ancient arrival & the fact that the Eternals are immortal, much of human folklore is inspired by their actions. One thing that may save Eternals from being a total flop is its cast of characters.

Meet the Eternals 

The Eternals are led by Ajak (Salma Hayek), who has the power to heal any injury. Perhaps the most prolific Eternal is Sersi (Gemma Chan), an empathetic scientist who has the ability to turn matter into dust. One memorable moment of humor in Eternals comes from the character of Ikaris (Richard Madden). Because Ikaris wears a blue suit, can fly, and can shoot lasers out of his eyes, people often mistake him for Superman.

Angelina Jolie stars as Thena, a sullen fighter who does not add much substance to the film whatsoever. One actor who was a surprise entry into the film is comedian Kumail Nanjiani. Nanjiani made a name for himself with his deadpan delivery on shows like Portlandia & Silicon Valley. However, Kumail exercised constantly to prepare for his role as Kingo in Eternals.

Despite Nanjiani’s physical effort, Zhao’s film does not contain a single shot that shows Kumail’s transformed physique. Perhaps he feels as though it was all for not. The Eternals cast also includes Barry Keoghan as Druig, who fails to use his mind control powers to stop wars between humans.

On a groundbreaking level, Brian Tyree Henry stars as Phastos, the first openly gay character in the MCU. Despite these attempts to be different from other Marvel movies, Eternals comes out feeling sort of flat. Be that as it may, here’s how you can watch the film online.

How to watch Eternals for free

Some may be surprised to find out that they can’t watch Eternals online with a Disney+ subscription. While the film may eventually be available, Disney seems to be banking on the fact that people want to see it in theaters instead of online. However, you can watch Eternals for free online with 123Movies & other torrented websites. 

While Eternals may be disappointing to some, it may offer viewers an experience different from other Marvel content. You can watch it online with a simple Google search. What do you think of Eternals? Let us know in the comments! 

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Biden signs slate of bills aimed at supporting veterans

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“We have many obligations, but we only have one truly sacred obligation, in my view. And that is prepare those we send into harm’s way, care for their families when they’re gone and care for them and their families when they’re home,” Biden said at the bill signing event. “And that’s a lifetime commitment.”

One bill directs the Government Accountability Office to study whether there are disparities associated with race and ethnicity when it comes to Veterans Affairs compensation benefits, disability ratings and rejections of claims for benefits. Another directs the VA to recruit military medical personnel to work in federal health care occupations.

The third bill is aimed at reducing out-of-pocket education costs for surviving spouses and children of military veterans, and another piece of legislation is geared toward addressing maternal mortality among female veterans by authorizing $15 million for the VA maternity care coordination programs.

“We’ve heard from veterans of color, who upon returning home from their service, are treated differently from white veterans. This bill will help us understand how this happened, keep better records, expose the facts of the light of day and allow us to do the necessary work making sure that all of our nation’s veterans — all of them — are treated with equal dignity and equal quality throughout their entire time,” Biden said ahead of the bill signing.

Biden noted the Protecting Moms Who Served Act of 2021 was championed by Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, who is a US Army veteran who lost both of her legs while serving in Iraq, as well as Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine and others. Duckworth is the first female double-amputee to serve in the Senate and was also the first senator to give birth while in office.

Biden also noted the legislation was one of Vice President Kamala Harris’ “pet projects” when she was a senator.

“Our country continues to have the highest maternal mortality rates in the developed world … especially among Black and Native American women. For many years, Vice President Harris has led the fight to address this tragedy in maternal mortality in our nation,” Biden said.

The President was joined at the White House by Harris, Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough, members of Congress and advocates.

“Earlier this month, I commemorated Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery. On that solemn day, we lay a wreath and renew our oath,” Biden said. “But keeping faith with American veterans required much more than laying wreaths or making more oaths. It requires acts. That’s what you’ve done today, all of you. Acts.”

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Karnataka: Make Covid-19 vax compulsory to get electricity and rations, says panel | Bengaluru News

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BENGALURU: The Covid-19 Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has suggested that the state make full vaccination mandatory for people to avail various benefits, including rations, water and electricity, from the government. This follows concerns over the possible spread of Omicron, the new SARS-CoV-2 variant of concern, and experts pushing to ensure all eligible people above the age of 18 years are completely vaccinated to prevent the pandemic situation from spiralling out of control.
TAC members met health minister K Sudhakar on Tuesday and submitted a slew of new recommendations, based on discussions at its 136th meeting on Monday (November 29).
The report recommends that to draw government benefits like rations from the public distribution system, electricity, domestic LPG, salaries, pensions, awarding of contracts and even petrol and diesel at bunks, one must be fully vaccinated. Incidentally, the Centre has insisted that the vaccine is not mandatory, although it has urged people to take the shot.
Karnataka has so far covered 91.5% of the total eligible population with the first dose, while second-dose coverage crossed 60% on Tuesday.
As reported by TOI earlier, the TAC had also recommended that the government refuse free treatment in private hospitals for people who contract the disease and are not vaccinated. They can only be treated in government hospitals. The TAC has also suggested that the government conduct special vaccination drives in shopping malls, bus stands, railways stations, hotels and lodges, and at exhibitions.
While the state has mandated that only fully vaccinated people can enter film theatres, implementation has been lax with theatre personnel not asking cinemagoers for vaccination certificates.
Yet to decide
After his meeting with the TAC on Tuesday, Sudhakar said that there have been suggestions that those who do not receive the second dose should not have access to malls, theatres and the government should take a decision on non-payment of treatment in a private hospital. “We are yet to take any decision on these recommendations,” he told reporters.
Most of the recommendations are already in force in states like Maharashtra. From Sunday (November 28), the Maharashtra government mandated that full vaccination certificate is needed to use public transport such as buses, autos, taxis and trains. People must also furnish a vaccination certificate to enter malls, theatres, shops or any establishment where the public have a right to service.
In Madhya Pradesh, double vaccination was made mandatory to purchase liquor from November 19 onwards.
When contacted a top bureaucrat said that TAC’s suggestion on cutting water and power supply cannot be implemented. “Experts have suggested what they have discussed,” the official said. “We cannot force anyone to take the vaccine. Instead, we must educate people on the benefits of vaccination and explain to them that the vaccine has effectively prevented Covid deaths across the country.” The official said efforts are being made to get people who are hesitant to take the vaccine.

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