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  • Oscar nominees for best foreign film condemn US 'fanaticism' ahead of awards

    02/26/2017 12:01:16 PM PST · by ColdOne · 14 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 2/25/17 | Brooke Seipel
    Five Oscar nominees in the foreign-language film category released a statement ahead of the awards show condemning "the climate of fanaticism and nationalism in the U.S." — a statement that is likely the first of many political comments expected during Sunday's Academy Awards. The group said it would dedicate the Oscar of whichever film wins to those working toward unity, and the films' directors said they reject the borders symbolically defining their category. "We believe there is no best country, best gender, best religion or best color. We want this award to stand as a symbol of unity between nations...
  • Bill Paxton, actor known for Aliens and Titanic, dies aged 61

    02/26/2017 8:14:55 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 62 replies
    BBC ^ | 02.25.17
    The Texan actor's biggest hits included The Terminator, Apollo 13, True Lies, Titanic, and 1996's Twister - in which he starred opposite Helen Hunt. He is survived by his wife, Louise Newbury, and two children. Mr Paxton won an Emmy for his performance in the TV mini-series Hatfields and McCoys, alongside Kevin Costner.
  • "Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis" (film on Bataclan)

    02/26/2017 7:25:40 AM PST · by LS · 5 replies
    self | 2/26/2017 | Self
    Colin Hanks, Tom's son, has a new documentary out called "Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis." It is a moving study of Jesse Hughes, the leader of the "Eagles of Death Metal" and his band on their one-year anniversary concert in Paris after the Bataclan Islamic terror shootings. First, the band isn't particularly aptly named. It is NOT a "metal" band in the same sense as Metallica or Iron Maiden. EOD is in fact more punkish, traditional garage grunge rock and roll. I personally like some of their songs. Hughes is an emotional guy, the son of a rocker. On...
  • In lawsuit, Alaska reality TV star alleges she was injured in forced stunt

    02/25/2017 9:57:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Alaska Dispatch News ^ | 2/22 | Jerzy Shedlock
    Susan Aikens, who stars in the reality TV show "Life Below Zero," has sued the series producers, alleging she was injured while being forced to film dangerous scenes for fictitious narratives. Aikens' grievances largely center on a producer who she alleges was verbally abusive and intimidated her and other crew members. The producer demanded Aikens drive her snowmachine into overflow, according to a civil complaint filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage. She was badly hurt in a crash and then made to wait for medical treatment so desirable footage could be captured, the complaint says. The 32-page suit...
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Video at Source)

    02/25/2017 3:13:20 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 33 replies
    Did you ever wonder how they did the music for The Good, the Bad & the Ugly? It is so cool to see how it was made after all these years. Some of you may not be old enough to remember this classic from the '60s'. Here it is anyway. This is fantastic. Turn it up nice and loud and enjoy. For those still caught in the '60s groove -- this is the answer to how that magnificent signature tune came about...Superb....wait till the guy whistles! THE UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN - THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY!!
  • Anniversary of a Philly legend: The guy who found $1 million on the street

    02/25/2017 2:02:56 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 9 replies
    Billy Penn ^ | 02/24/2017 | Anna Orso
    Joey Coyle was still coming down off a meth high from the night before when he got in the passenger seat of a red Chevy Malibu with two childhood friends from South Philly. He’d promised his buddies — John and Jed — that he could probably score some blow if they’d give him a ride. While they were driving around, Coyle, a 28-year-old unemployed longshoreman who was still living in his mother’s house on Front Street, told John Behlau to pull over the side of the road outside Purolator Armored Car Company at Swanson and Wolf streets –maybe there was...
  • ROKU USERS - FAWESOME TV NEW CHANNEL

    02/25/2017 12:25:34 PM PST · by V K Lee · 13 replies
    Quick Look: Fawesome.tv could be described as a Super Channel that links to a host of other channels from the same developer, most of which are already standalone Roku channels. These channels are categorized under the following categories: Auto Channels Beauty and Fashion Channels Comedy Channels Cuisine Channels Craft Channels Education Channels Entertainment Channels Food Channels Food Show Channels Healthy Food Channels Health and Fitness Channels Home and Living Channels Kids Channels Men Channels News Channels Movie Channels Music Channels Sports Channels Tech Channels Travel Channels Travel Shows Women Channels Developer's Channel Description: Fawesome.tv is a Free package of channels...
  • 'Batman vs Superman,' 'Hillary's America' Win The Golden Rasberry For 'Worst' Films of 2016

    02/25/2017 9:37:33 AM PST · by drewh · 37 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sat Feb 25, 2017 | 10:02am EST
    <p>A documentary criticizing U.S. Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton tied on Saturday with superhero ensemble "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" on a list of the year's worst achievements in film, winning four Razzies apiece.</p> <p>The annual tongue-in-cheek Razzie awards, which serve as an antidote to Hollywood's Oscars ceremony, named Dinesh D'Souza's "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party" as the worst film of 2016.</p>
  • President Obama's Secret White House Screenings Revealed

    02/24/2017 8:16:25 PM PST · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 2/24/2017 | Pamels McClintock
    Bets are good that the Obama family will be watching the Oscar telecast on Feb. 26 considering what avid movie fans they are. Now that he’s gone from office, Hollywood insiders reveal the Obama White House constantly asked for access to new releases. Hollywood has a long tradition of providing films to the White House, where there’s a posh screening room. “There was never a film they didn’t request to watch,” says an executive at one studio. President Obama’s office also routinely requested awards screeners (including La La Land and other current Oscar contenders). Another source says an ask even...
  • L.A. Street Artist Targets Oscars With Mocking Posters on Hollywood and Highland

    02/24/2017 8:09:14 PM PST · by simpson96 · 11 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 2/24/2017 | Paul Bond
    A conservative street artist is mocking Hollywood's biggest night, using fake Redbox kiosks and a line from a Quentin Tarantino movie to bash Sunday night's Oscar show. Sabo, an artist who has made a name for himself with real-looking movie posters that skewer liberalism, plastered his latest creations all over Hollywood and Highland, a stone's throw from where celebrities will be walking the red carpet. In the dead of night Thursday and early Friday morning, Sabo plastered his posters all over town, in hard-to-reach places where they look like genuine advertisements. "All those assholes make are unwatchable movies from unreadable...
  • 'Get a [bleep]ing life!' Ian McShane slams Game Of Thrones fans for being too obsessed [TR]

    02/24/2017 10:10:56 AM PST · by C19fan · 60 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 24, 2017 | Andrew Bullock
    He caused a furor last year when he teased plot details about the sixth season of Game Of Thrones. And now series star Ian McShane has walloped the hornet's nest once more by dragging up the way the fans reacted to it. Having spoken publicly about storylines including the return of The Hound, and his own character [Brother Ray], fans went into meltdown at the spolier-esque nature of his words. But a year on and it still bemuses the former Lovejoy star.
  • Is Howards End the new Downton Abbey? Fans go wild over the VERY glamorous and star-studded [tr]

    02/24/2017 6:32:44 AM PST · by C19fan · 12 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 24, 2017 | Bianca London
    If you're looking for a gripping new TV series with a superstar cast and a hefty dose of drama, an upcoming BBC 2 show could be just the ticket. TV aficionados are going wild on Twitter for the upcoming TV adaptation of E.M. Forster's 1910 novel, Howards End. The dark TV drama explores the changing landscape of social and class divisions in turn of the century England through the tales of three families: the intellectual and idealistic Schlegels, the wealthy Wilcoxes from the world of business, and the working class Basts.
  • Alaska Reality Show Star Says BBC Put Her Life at Risk to Get Better Footage [Life Below Zero]

    02/24/2017 3:55:54 AM PST · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Variety ^ | February 23, 2017 | Gene Maddaus
    A few years ago, Susan Aikens was running a small wilderness camp in a remote part of Alaska when she was discovered by BBC producers who were interested in turning her life into a reality series. Aikens agreed, and is now well known throughout the state as the star of “Life Below Zero,” which airs on the National Geographic Channel. But Aikens is now engaged in a high-profile lawsuit against the producers, accusing them of contriving scenes to heighten the drama and putting her life at risk. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Alaska, Aikens alleges that a...
  • Comedian Lenny Schultz Still Bringing the Laughs at 83

    02/23/2017 9:16:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | 2/23 | Ari Odzer
    He’s 83 now, and doesn’t look all that familiar, until you hear his schtick. Growling like a dog, clucking like a chicken, whirring like a helicopter, it all comes out of Lenny Schultz. It all comes back to you if you’re old enough to remember television from the late 1960’s through the 70’s, and you recognize the man as a living, breathing comedy legend. "They would go nuts, the people, it was very hard to follow my act because I’m doing silly and crazy things," Schultz said, reminiscing about his glory days. "That was my reputation, unique and different and...
  • ROKU USERS Xfinity TV app for select Roku devices begins beta trial

    02/23/2017 2:14:19 PM PST · by V K Lee · 39 replies
    https://blog.roku.com/ ^ | 2/21/17 | Staff
    Today we are releasing a beta of the Xfinity TV app for Roku in the U.S., providing Xfinity TV customers across the country even more choice in how they access the programming that is included with their cable subscription.
  • ‘When We Rise’ Review: ABC’s Ambitious LGBTQ Rights Miniseries Too Dense

    02/23/2017 7:18:49 AM PST · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | February 22, 2017 | Dominic Patten
    Debuting on February 27 and running for most of next week, ABC’s miniseries When We Rise is an ambitious and ultimately too dense effort that seemingly forgot that less is often more.
  • ‘Alien: Covenant’ ‘Prologue’ Video Introduces The Colony Ship’s Crew Before Cryosleep

    02/23/2017 7:15:17 AM PST · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | February 22, 2017 | Liz Calvario
    Teased during the latest episode of Legion on Fox, fans got a new look at Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant in The Prologue: Last Supper video, a short that introduces the crew of the colony ship, Covenant.
  • Gordon Ramsay's In-Laws Charged With Computer Hacking

    02/23/2017 5:34:57 AM PST · by simpson96 · 5 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2/23/2017 | Alex Johnson
    Four of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay's in-laws — including his father-in-law, whom he fired from his company seven years ago — are in a real pickle over charges of computer hacking. Chris Hutcheson, 68 — the father of Ramsay's wife, Tana — and three of Hutcheson's other adult children are scheduled to appear in court March 14 on charges of conspiracy to access computer data without authorization, London's Metropolitan Police Service said Tuesday. Tana Ramsay, a cookbook author and children's TV host who has been married to Ramsay for 20 years, is famously estranged from her father, and she is...
  • Oprah will be coming to Saudi Arabia twice in 2017

    02/23/2017 4:54:13 AM PST · by simpson96 · 16 replies
    StepFeed ^ | 2/22/2017 | Leyal Khalife
    Oprah Winfrey is expected to visit the kingdom twice in 2017...Jeddah in September, and Riyadh in December. Her tour is part of the General Entertainment Authority schedule for the year. As a member of an all-female talk show, she will be discussing her media experience and the hardships she faced on her journey to becoming one of the world's top media personalities. “We are at the start of an exciting journey in Saudi Arabia, as we build an entertainment industry that gives people happy memories and puts smiles on their faces," said Amr AlMadani, CEO of the General Entertainment Authority....
  • Pamela Anderson Stands Up for Men Falsely Accused of Rape

    02/22/2017 7:25:01 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 22, 2017 | Oli Coleman
    Pamela Anderson says she has been inspired by her friendship with Julian Assange to campaign for men who have been falsely accused of rape. In an interview on Russia’s RT network, Anderson said that Sweden — where WikiLeaks founder Assange is accused of sex crimes — “has these very progressive laws against sexual crimes, whatever you want to call it. It’s almost too progressive, it’s almost paralyzing,” she added on its “Going Underground” show. “I’m going to actually start campaigning for men who have been victims of being accused of rape when they haven’t actually done anything.”
  • George Clooney BLASTS Donald Trump in furious rant: 'He's a Hollywood elitist!'

    02/22/2017 9:13:04 AM PST · by simpson96 · 53 replies
    U.K. Express ^ | 2/22/2017 | Rebecca Longmire
    Clooney, 55 - who is expecting twins with his wife Amal - referenced Trump's comments about Meryl Streep, after the actress hit out at the politician during her Golden Globes speech last month. The actor said, when quizzed on French TV show Rencontres de Cinema: “When Meryl spoke, everyone on that one side said, ‘well that’s elitist Hollywood speaking’. "Donald Trump has 22 acting credits in television. He collects $120,000 a year in his Screen Actors Guild pension fund. He is a Hollywood elitist." Clooney also added of the president's assistant: “Steve Bannon is a failed film writer and director....
  • Michelle Obama To Appear As Guest Judge On ‘MasterChef Junior’ (barf alert)

    02/22/2017 8:47:02 AM PST · by simpson96 · 31 replies
    Vibe.com ^ | 2/21/2017 | Desire Thompson
    It was reported earlier this month that former first lady Michelle Obama would appear as a guest judge on the fifth season of MasterChef Junior, but her expertise on everything tasty might come to the small screen sooner than we think. During its current season, guest judges have taken the spot of chef Graham Elliot, who exited the show in its fourth season. Obama will reportedly serve as a guest judge as soon as this or next week, The Root reports. The series, like MasterChef, features Gordon Ramsey on a hunt of the perfect tiny chef. Participants range in age...
  • Most crime happens in the Girl with Dragon Tattoo' US comedian jokes as Sweden BURNS

    02/22/2017 4:07:56 AM PST · by protest1 · 22 replies
    The Daily Express ^ | 10:01, Wed, Feb 22, 2017 | Lizzie Stromme
    WHILE police battled rioters in Sweden's capital - a US comedian crassly joked that Swedish crime almost only happens in films. Despite the ongoing incident, Stephen Colbert saw fit to joke about the violence as he tore into both President Trump and Fox News.
  • Lorraine Bracco Waited 26 Years to See ‘Goodfellas’ (+ Trump Bash)

    02/21/2017 9:09:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 21, 2017 | Jessica Sager
    Lorraine Bracco didn’t see “Goodfellas” until 2016. “Well, I went to the premiere, but I missed the start doing interviews, and then they pulled me out before the end, and then I had another job on a film with Sean Connery in the f—king jungle,” she told The Guardian in an interview published Monday. “And by the time I came home it wasn’t playing. And I never wanted to see it on TV.”
  • All 24 TV Shows That Have Been Renewed or Canceled This Season (Updating Photos)

    02/21/2017 12:07:08 PM PST · by EveningStar · 56 replies
    The Wrap ^ | February 20, 2017 | Linda Ge
    List will be updated as broadcast networks make their official decisions.
  • Movie Theaters Hosting Screenings of ‘1984’ to Protest Trump

    02/21/2017 10:33:48 AM PST · by C19fan · 81 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 21, 2017 | Ben Kew
    Dozens of cinemas across the United States are planning to screen the film adaption of George Orwell’s 1984 in protest of reports that President Donald Trump is allegedly considering cuts to arts funding.
  • Fox News Channel's Brenda Buttner Passes Away

    02/20/2017 5:18:57 PM PST · by ColdOne · 31 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 2/20/17 | foxnewsinsider
    Brenda Buttner, host of Fox News Channel's "Bulls and Bears," has passed away at age 55 after a battle with cancer. Based in New York, she joined the network in 2000, after hosting CNBC's "The Money Club" and serving as the network's Washington correspondent. Buttner graduated with honors from Harvard University with a B.A. in social studies and went on to become a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where she graduated with high honors in politics and economics.
  • Director Judd Apatow: Living with Trump as President Is Like Getting Raped, Murdered

    02/20/2017 10:30:10 AM PST · by drewh · 45 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 20 feb 2017 | Kristine Marsh
    <p>Do rape “jokes” ever count as comedy? Apparently they do when Trump is involved. Liberal Hollywood writer and producer of films like Bridesmaids and Anchorman Judd Apatow actually compared living with Trump as President to getting raped, during a stand up comedy show in Los Angeles Saturday. Apatow, like many in Hollywood, seems to be unusually upset with the election calling him a “madman” and a “sociopath” in an previous unhinged rant.</p>
  • Richard Schickel, Influential Time Magazine Film Critic, Dies at 84

    02/20/2017 9:20:57 AM PST · by EveningStar · 7 replies
    Variety ^ | February 19, 2017 | Carmel Dagan
    Richard Schickel, the longtime film critic for Time magazine who also wrote 37 books, mostly on film, and directed a number of documentaries on film subjects, died on Saturday in Los Angeles of complications from a series of strokes, his family told the Los Angeles Times. He was 84. “He was one of the fathers of American film criticism,” his daughter, writer Erika Schickel, told the Times. “He had a singular voice. When he wrote or spoke, he had an old-fashioned way of turning a phrase. He was blunt and succinct both on the page and in life.” He wrote...
  • Weekend Box Office: Matt Damon's 'The Great Wall' Crumbles With $21M U.S. Debut

    02/19/2017 1:53:04 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 2/17/2017 | Pamela McClintock
    'A Cure for Wellness' is also bombing over the long Presidents Day weekend, leaving 'The Lego Batman Movie' and 'Fifty Shades Darker' firmly in charge Acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou's The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon, bombed in its U.S. debut over the long Presidents Day weekend with an estimated $21 million from 3,325 theaters, including a three-day tally of $18.1 million. That's a poor start considering the movie's $150 million production budget. Revised estimates for the holiday weekend will be released Monday morning, while final numbers won't be ready until Tuesday. In any case, the first Presidents Day weekend...
  • Malia Obama Seen In Short Black Dresses As Dating Rumours Heat Up (wears a hoodie to work)

    02/19/2017 11:35:39 AM PST · by drewh · 91 replies
    The Inquisitor ^ | FEB 19 2017 AST
    Malia Obama is gaining celebrity street cred even faster now that she is no longer constrained by White House protocol. The former First Daughter was spied wearing a short dress as she reported to work for her new internship in New York. Reports are surfacing that Malia is single and has dating on her mind. Malia Obama was spotted in downtown Manhattan last week wearing a black distressed short skirt as she made her way into the headquarters of the Harvey Weinstein Company. Malia is in the Big Apple as part of her foray into the film industry as Daily...
  • Stunning Fox News/ Trump Surrogate Debuts in Prime Time (Miss Ohio Madison Geisotto)

    02/19/2017 10:04:42 AM PST · by drewh · 25 replies
    Madison Gesiotto Connected to: Ohio State University NBC Columnist From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Born Madison Mari Gesiotto March 20, 1992 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Alma mater Ohio State University Occupation Commentator, Columnist, Miss Ohio USA Years active 2013-Present Madison Gesiotto (born Madison Mari Gesiotto on March 20, 1992) is an American conservative commentator, [1] columnist, figure skater,[2] model,[3] and beauty queen who won Miss Ohio USA 2014.[4] She represented the state of Ohio on NBC and Univision at Miss USA 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on June 8, 2014.[5] She is currently the author of a weekly column at The Washington...
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 7 Episode 10

    02/19/2017 6:50:36 AM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 54 replies
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  • Piers Morgan With Tucker Carlson: "J.K. Rowling Is a Serial Loser" Virtue Signalling Celebrities

    02/18/2017 4:23:16 PM PST · by tony75034 · 16 replies
    whatfinger.com ^ | 2/18/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    TV personality Piers Morgan and author J.K. Rowling are in a Twitter war over American politics. Tucker had Piers on for the discussion. He called her work "drivel" and she called him "amoral" after Piers Morgan defended the U.S. government's travel ban during an appearance on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" on Friday. A flurry of tweets between Rowling and Morgan followed. J.K. Rowling is simply one of the fake celebrities and wealthy who need to shut the hell up or put up. She is a virtue signalling celebrity who need to shut the hell up. See report on...
  • Education Establishment versus USA: War of the Worlds

    02/18/2017 2:18:52 PM PST · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 5 replies
    Saving Our future ^ | Dec.15, 2015 | Bruce Deitrick Price –
    A famous novel by H. G. Wells begins: “No one would have believed in the last years of the 19th century that this world was being watched keenly and closely…[that]intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us. And early in the 20th century came the great disillusionment.” That’s a perfect summary of Professor John Dewey and his friends— intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic. They looked at our culture and our schools and came to a hostile conclusion: this place needed fundamental transformation. So John Dewey and...
  • Susan Sarandon tells gay website her sexuality is ‘up for grabs’

    02/17/2017 8:02:39 PM PST · by llevrok · 62 replies
    washington times ^ | 2/16/2017 | Ken Shepherd
    Self-described “serial monogamist” Susan Sarandon recently told a gay website her sexuality was “up for grabs.” “Is your sexuality more or less rigid these days? Basically, should we be welcoming you to the family?” an interviewer with PrideSource.com asked the 70-year-old actress in an interview published Tuesday. “Well, I’m a serial monogamist, so I haven’t really had a large dating career,” Ms. Sarandon answered. “I married Chris Sarandon when I was 20, and that went on for quite a while — each of my relationships have. I haven’t exactly been in the midst of a lot of offers of any...
  • 5G Will Make Your Phone Super Fast In A Few Years, But What Is It?

    02/17/2017 10:54:13 AM PST · by Red Badger · 28 replies
    www.vocativ.com ^ | Feb 15, 2017 at 4:44 PM ET | By Alejandro Alba
    No more waiting and waiting for downloads or streaming Wireless connectivity has evolved much since it was first introduced in the 1980’s, and it’ll keep evolving over the next three years in order to keep up with the proliferation of devices that require a faster, stronger Internet connection. Although it will roll out slowly, the next generation of cellular data is already being implemented and was recently officially named “5G.” So what does “5G” mean? In simplest terms, it means the fifth generation of mobile connectivity that’s destined to replace 4G, which is the common connectivity standard currently throughout the...
  • Feminist Joy at Rumored ‘First Female’ Star Wars Droid

    02/17/2017 10:40:35 AM PST · by C19fan · 99 replies
    Heat Street ^ | February 15, 2017 | Staff
    Feminists were celebrating a fresh victory for equality as rumors began to circulate that the Star Wars movies will feature a female droid for the first time. Casting for the upcoming Han Solo origin movie is underway, and reportedly involves a major part for droids who are female.
  • George 'The Animal' Steele, WWE legend and Hall of Famer, Dies At Age 79

    02/17/2017 10:18:43 AM PST · by drewh · 21 replies
    CBS ^ | 5 minutes ago | by Denny Burkholder
    <p>Hall of Fame wrestler George “The Animal” Steele has died, according WWE.</p> <p>Steele, real name Jim Myers, had been battling health problems for years, including kidney failure. He had been moved into hospice care shortly before his death.</p> <p>Portraying a green-tongued, bald-headed wildman, Steele was known for “eating” turnbuckles -- ripping them open with his teeth and throwing the shredded padding at opponents. He enjoyed his greatest fame near the end of his three-decade career as part of the 1980s WWE (then WWF) roster that included stars like Andre the Giant, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan and “Macho Man” Randy Savage.</p>
  • Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin’s Son Is Just Like His Dad on ‘Tonight Show’

    02/17/2017 9:56:24 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | February 17, 2017
    Steve Irwin’s son, Robert, stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and if you closed your eyes, it was almost like the original Crocodile Hunter was back on the show. Steve died back in 2006 when Robert was only 2 years old, and while we don’t know if Robert can dance like his sister, Bindi, he definitely has the same infectious enthusiasm that runs in the whole family. The first animal Robert brought out was an African dwarf crocodile named Beetlejuice, and when Jimmy was worried about petting little Beetlejuice, Robert put him at ease by saying, “My dad...
  • Done! Jennifer Garner 'is set to file for divorce' from Ben Affleck 20 MONTHS after split [tr]

    02/17/2017 7:52:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 17, 2017 | Heidi Parker
    Jennifer Garner will reportedly file for divorce from Ben Affleck. This claim was made by UsWeekly on Friday, but the site had no exact information about when or where the filing would take place. It was added the Batman star has also moved out of the Pacific Palisades mansion, which they purchased in 2009 for just over $17m.
  • Hidden Figures review: a space-race segregation drama full of star pow

    02/17/2017 7:29:19 AM PST · by originalbuckeye · 15 replies
    LondonDailyTelegraph ^ | 2/15/17 | Tim Robey
    Not since Sister Act has a film fronted by black women had quite the commercial impact of Hidden Figures, which has crashed through the $100 million barrier at the US box office and even scored a place on the Best Picture line-up. Underrate the star power of Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe at your peril; by the end of their film, you’ll certainly be doffing your hat to the women they’re playing, too. Hidden in the sense of historically obscured – their contributions to the space race neglected and marginalised – this trio of Nasa employees had...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘La La Land’ Sends A ‘Bigoted Message,’ ‘Misleads’ on Race and Jazz

    02/16/2017 5:34:13 PM PST · by drewh · 17 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | feb 16 2017 ast | staff report
    NBA great and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes a column for the Hollywood Reporter in which he examines the critically-acclaimed hit film La La Land and how it “misleads” on issues of race, romance and jazz. As someone who finds La La Land bold and daring, I can also admit that there are a few elements that warrant closer examination, particularly regarding its portrayal of jazz, romance and people of color. In fact, the better a work of art is, the more we must dissect it, because now we’re not just measuring box office, we’re assessing its proper place in...
  • Lindsay Lohan on Working With President Donald Trump On Syria: ‘If You Can’t Beat Him, Join Him’

    02/15/2017 1:10:32 PM PST · by drewh · 7 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | 2:29 pm, February 15th, 2017 | by Dana Eisenberg
    Lindsay Lohan did a Facebook Live interview, and she’s got some thoughts on working with President Donald Trump. Specifically, she’s been spending time in Turkey with Syrian refugees, and she says “Turkey is doing a lot, and that’s why I wanted to try and get the word out to Donald Trump to kind of, bring him over there and have him see all the positive things that they’re doing and how America can help as well.” When asked if she’d sit down with the President to talk about ways he can help, she said “Yeah, just broaden his ideas of...
  • Scarlett Johansson: 'I don't think it's natural to be a monogamous person'

    02/15/2017 10:56:06 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 87 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 14, 2017
    Scarlett Johansson is having second thoughts on monogamy. In Playboy's March/April 2017 issue, the 32-year-old “Ghost in the Shell” star admitted that she isn’t sure people are designed to be monogamous in relationships. “I think the idea of marriage is very romantic; it’s a beautiful idea, and the practice of it can be a very beautiful thing,” said the actress. “I don’t think it’s natural to be a monogamous person. I might be skewered for that, but I think it’s work. It’s a lot of work.” …
  • Tucker has become unwatchable - vanity

    02/14/2017 6:36:37 PM PST · by RightInEastLansing · 161 replies
    Tucker has totally lost control of his interviews. The slimy liberals have learned to just talk over him and never let him get a word in edgewise. Too bad, I use to look forward to his show. Now it has become a platform for the rabid, insane left.
  • Friars Club Raided by FBI

    02/14/2017 6:41:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    SNIP Multiple sources said the legendary Friars Club was raided by federal agents this week. Sources told Page Six that agents left with “computers and boxes of files.” The club’s finances are being investigated, we hear, by US Attorney Preet Bharara’s Southern District of New York, though a rep for Bharara’s office said he could not comment on whether there is an investigation. An FBI rep and a rep for the Friars Club did not immediately return calls seeking comment.
  • "Mike Lupica’s rambling, diva fits forced ESPN to cancel beloved show"

    02/14/2017 8:03:51 AM PST · by TakebackGOP · 26 replies
    NY Post Page Six ^ | February 14, 2017 | Richard Johnson
    "Mike Lupica is being blamed for the cancellation of “The Sports Reporters” after the show’s run of nearly 30 years on ESPN. The Daily News columnist was a panelist for many years on the Sunday morning show, on which he and other print reporters such as the Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan and the Detroit Free Press’ Mitch Albom discussed the week’s hot-button issues in sports. When longtime host John Saunders unexpectedly died at 61 in August, Lupica jumped at the chance to replace him. “He was a total diva,” one insider said. “He was abusive to people, and mean to...
  • Harrison Ford in Incident With Passenger Plane at California Airport

    02/14/2017 2:54:29 PM PST · by ColdOne · 42 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | 2/14/17 | Tom Costello and Mary Emily O'Hara
    Actor Harrison Ford was involved in a potentially serious incident Monday in California as he was piloting his private plane, a single-engine Husky, NBC News has learned. Ford, an experienced pilot who collects vintage planes, had been instructed to land on runway 20-L at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California, but mistakenly aimed for a taxiway, instead. His plane passed over the top of an American Airlines 737 carrying 110 passengers and a six-person crew.
  • Bachelor Nation's Wells Adams: America Won't 'Embrace' Black Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay

    02/14/2017 11:22:28 AM PST · by drewh · 21 replies
    US Weekly ^ | February 12, 2017 @ 9:20 PM
    Who's the next Bachelorette? Bachelor Nation's Chase McNary and Wells Adams were guests on Vinny Ventiera's Wrong Reasons podcast on Thursday, February 2, and the three Bachelorette season 12 alums discussed which of Nick Viall's Bachelor season 21 ladies might get picked, including such standouts as Rachel Lindsay and Corinne Olympios. McNary said that while he thinks Lindsay could be the next Bachelorette, given that viewers have been calling for a more diverse choice as the show's lead, he's not sure if producers will go through with it. "[Producers] want everyone to think, Oh, this black girl is finishing pretty...