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  • Megyn Kelly To Make First Fox News Appearance In Over Two Years With This Primetime Host

    10/15/2019 9:21:27 AM PDT · by tje · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 15, 2019 | Shelby Talcott
    Megyn Kelly will make her first appearance on Fox News since leaving in 2017 to speak with Tucker Carlson Wednesday, the primetime host announced Monday evening. Kelly left Fox for NBC News after working at the outlet from 2004-2017. She was anchor of “Megyn Kelly Today” from September 2017 to October 2018 at NBC. This will also be Kelly’s first television interview since she parted ways with NBC in January after making comments about blackface and Halloween.
  • There’s A New Documentary About Prof. Jordan Peterson But Theaters Are Afraid To Show It

    10/15/2019 6:57:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/15/2019 | John Sexton
    There’s a new documentary film out called “The Rise of Jordan Peterson.” But since the film was released late last month, the filmmakers have had a very hard time getting anyone to show it. Today the Stranger reports the cancelations are being driven by complaints about the content and, in some cases, by threats against would-be exhibitors: About halfway through my conversation with filmmakers Patricia Marcoccia and Maziar Ghaderi, they got two pieces of bad news. First, they found out from their tour manager that a planned screening of their film, The Rise of Jordan Peterson, had just been...
  • NFL Live Thread: Week 7

    10/15/2019 4:46:00 AM PDT · by Impy · 24 replies
    NFL Live Thread: Week 7 Thursday, October 17, 2019 (All Times Eastern) Kansas City at Denver 8:20 pm FOX-NFL Network-Amazon Prime Video Empower Field at Mile High Sunday, October 20, 2019 Miami at Buffalo 1:00 pm CBS New Era Field L.A. Rams at Atlanta 1:00 pm FOX Mercedes-Benz Stadium Minnesota at Detroit 1:00 pm FOX Ford Field Oakland at Green Bay 1:00 pm CBS Lambeau Field San Fransciso at Washington 1:00 pm FOX FedEx Field Jacksonville at Cincinnati 1:00 pm CBS Paul Brown Stadium Houston at Indianapolis 1:00 pm CBS Lucas Oil Stadium Arizona at N.Y. Giants 1:00 pm FOX...
  • ABC News Broadcasts Fake Syria Bombing Video That's Actually From a Kentucky Military Show in 2017

    10/14/2019 4:32:07 PM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 54 replies
    GIZMODO ^ | 10/14/2019 | Matt Novak
    ABC News aired a video on Sunday that host Tom Llamas said depicted a Turkish attack in northern Syria against Kurdish civilians. Turkey is indeed pushing into Syria and slaughtering Kurds along the way, but the video ABC News played last night is from a military gun demonstration in Kentucky that was published to YouTube in 2017. “This video, right here, appearing to show Turkey’s military bombing Kurd civilians in a Syrian border town,” Llamas said on the October 13 broadcast as the video played.
  • Billy Porter Confirms Fairy Godmother Role in ‘Cinderella’ Movie

    10/14/2019 3:06:30 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-13-19 | Ben Kew
    Actor and LGBTQ activist Billy Porter has confirmed that he will play the role of the Fairy Godmother in James Corden’s forthcoming live-action movie musical Cinderella. “I have a couple of movies that I’m working on,” Porter announced on the New Yorker‘s Instagram Stories. “I’m gonna be playing the fairy godmother in the new Cinderella movie with Camila Cabello.” E! News reports that the 22-year-old Cabello will play the role of Cinderella while also helping to write the film’s music. Porter and Cabello are currently the only two actors announced for the remake, which is described as a “modern re-imagining...
  • Box Office: 'Joker' Goes Crazy With $55M

    10/14/2019 11:36:03 AM PDT · by Mariner · 40 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | October 13th, 2019 | by Pamela McClintock
    Globally, 'Joker' has collected a staggering $544 million. Meanwhile at the specialty box office, 'Parasite' scored the biggest location average in three years with $125,421. Todd Phillips' Joker is laughing all the way to the bank, earning an outstanding $55 million in its sophomore weekend for a 10-day domestic total of $192.7 million and a massive global haul of $543.9 million. Joker easily remained at No. 1, although MGM and United Artists Releasing's early Halloween family pic The Addams Family came in a strong No. 2 with $30.3 million, ahead of expectations and more than enough to bury Ang Lee's...
  • Zombieland 2 Double Tap Trailer Hilarious White House Reference NSFW

    10/14/2019 8:48:36 AM PDT · by setter · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10-14-2019 | Setter
    Starts at 1:00 NSFW Woody Harrelson in another trailer also makes a comment he hates hippies and they point the camera to a hipster style of guy from Berkley.
  • Siam vs Mexico - scene from "The Saddest Music in the World"

    10/13/2019 6:40:54 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/21/2008 | Jarib
    During the Great Depression in 1933 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, baroness Helen Port-Huntley (Isabella Rossellini) announces a competition to find the saddest music in the world, as a publicity stunt to promote her company, Muskeg Beer, as Prohibition is about to end in the United States. The prize is $25,000 "Depression-era dollars" and musicians from all over the world pour into Winnipeg to compete. Chester Kent (Mark McKinney), a failing Broadway producer, decides to enter the contest representing America, even though he is Canadian and originally from Winnipeg Siam Vs Mexico - scene from "The Saddest Music in the...
  • MadTV - That's My White Mama (in the days before politically correct TV)

    10/12/2019 6:32:19 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/4/2010 | gamecircit
    From 1995... After a white man (Artie Lange) accidentally hits a black woman with his car, her soul enters his body . He raises her daughter, Shaquana Curtis (Debra Wilson), whose boyfriend, Robert (Phil LaMarr), Mrs. Curtis disapproves of. MadTV - That's My White Mama
  • The Forger and the Scrounger

    10/12/2019 4:42:14 PM PDT · by Twotone · 10 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | October 12, 2019 | Mark Steyn
    This column was prompted by readers of last week's. As you'll recall, we marked the centenary of Donald Pleasence by celebrating his definitive cinematic Blofeld. That of course prompted some comment about his other roles. Chris Hall, everyone's favorite Macedonian Content Farmer, writes: Donald Pleasence was not only an excellent Blofeld, but he and Jim Garner basically stole The Great Escape from Steve McQueen and Richard Attenborough. To which Calvert Whitehurst, a Steyn Club First Week Founding Member from Virginia, adds: The male bonding (if I may use that word) between James Garner and Donald Pleasence in The Great Escape....
  • Robert Forster Dies: Academy Award Nominee Who Appeared In More Than 100 Films Was 78

    10/11/2019 8:00:56 PM PDT · by fieldmarshaldj · 75 replies
    Deadline.Com ^ | 10/11/2019 | Bruce Haring
    Robert Forster Dies: Academy Award Nominee Who Appeared In More Than 100 Films Was 78 By Bruce Haring October 11, 2019 7:27pm Robert Forster, an Academy Award nominee for his work as Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, died at his Los Angeles home today following a brief battle with brain cancer. His death was confirmed by his family and representatives. Forster appeared in more than 100 films, including his latest, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, released today via Netflix. Born in Rochester, New York, Forster, a member of Triple Nine Society, graduated from the University of Rochester...
  • Setting-up limited TV access for family - Part 2

    If you knew of a faithful Christian who was to obtain (intentionally limited) TV (using a Roku device), but could afford but one channel each of Sports, Weather, World News, National News, History, Nature, and Movies, and perhaps one other category, what existing channels might you advise he subscribe to for his household comprised of teens through elderly?
  • ‘Pose’ Star Billy Porter in Talks to Play Fairy Godmother in ‘Cinderella’

    10/10/2019 7:21:41 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 8 replies
    Variety ^ | October 10, 2019 | Dave McNary
    “Pose” star Billy Porter is in negotiations to join Camila Cabello in Sony’s reimagined musical version of “Cinderalla.” If the deal goes through, Porter will play Cinderella’s fairy godmother. Sony had no comment. Cabello came on to the project in April with “Blockers” director Kay Cannon attached to helm and pen the script. Cabello will be involved in the music for the project, which grew out of an original idea from James Corden. The film will be produced by Corden and Leo Pearlman through their Fulwell73 banner. The new “Cinderella” will be a music-oriented version of the traditional tale of...
  • Joker (a Review)

    10/10/2019 7:17:40 PM PDT · by Mariner · 41 replies
    My Fetid Mind ^ | October 10th, 2019 | Mariner
    I just saw this talked about movie, and I guess my review adds little. But I have to post it anyway. From the opening scenes and throughout this movie exhibits extraordinary photography. It's dark, so dark, but so intimate. Old school close-ups of real facial expressions in tune with the drama. And oh, what drama. Prepare to join Arthur Fleck as he descends on a heart wrenching, terrifying trip into madness. Phoenix and the movie are the one's to beat at the Oscars.
  • Hey Shep, et al: Are we supposed to declare war on one ally to protect another?

    10/10/2019 12:20:41 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 57 replies
    Should the POTUS ask the congress to declare war on NATO partner Turkey? That could get real ugly, real quick.
  • Brie Larson Says Marvel Women Have ‘Passionately’ Told Kevin Feige They Want All-Female Movie

    10/09/2019 8:29:50 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 63 replies
    Variety ^ | October 9, 2019 | Lorraine Wheat
    Long before the women of the Marvel Cinematic Universe joined forces for the epic female scene in “Avengers: Endgame, Marvel had expressed interest in an all-women Marvel mashup movie. But after that scene in “Endgame,” fans have been asking when they’ll see the female movie hit theaters. Now, Brie Larson, one of Variety’s Power of Women honorees, confirms to Variety that she, along with her Marvel co-stars, have had talks with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige about making that film a reality. During a sit-down interview at her Power of Women cover shoot, Captain Marvel herself was asked if the...
  • NFL Live Thread: Week 6

    10/09/2019 7:07:04 AM PDT · by Impy · 90 replies
    NFL Live Thread: Week 6 Thursday, October 10, 2019 (All Times Eastern) N.Y. Giants at New England 8:20 pm FOX-NFL Network-Amazon Prime Video Gillette Stadium Sunday, October 13, 2019 Carolina "at" Tampa Bay 9:30 am NFL Network Tottenham Hotspur Stadium (London, UK) New Orleans at Jacksonville 1:00 pm CBS TIAA Bank Field Philadelphia at Minnesota 1:00 pm FOX U.S. Bank Stadium Washington at Miami 1:00 pm FOX Hard Rock Stadium Houston at Kansas City 1:00 pm CBS Arrowhead Stadium Seattle at Cleveland 1:00 pm FOX FirstEnergy Stadium Cincinnati at Baltimore 1:00 pm CBS M&T Bank Stadium San Francisco at L.A....
  • Ronan Farrow book claims Matt Lauer raped ex-NBC staffer in Sochi hotel room: report

    10/09/2019 4:47:42 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 74 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 9, 2019 | Ben Feuerherd
    Former NBC News employee Brooke Nevils claims in a new book that Matt Lauer raped her in a hotel room in 2014, a report said Wednesday. The journalist discloses the sexual assault allegation in Ronan Farrow’s “Catch and Kill,” which describes how the former “Today” show host allegedly anally raped her in the hotel room during the network’s coverage of the Sochi Olympics, according to Variety. Nevils said she was in Sochi to work with “Today” co-anchor Meredith Vieira when the attack occurred, according to Variety, who obtained a copy of the book. She allegedly ran into Lauer during a...
  • TV shows will have to meet diversity targets on gender, race and sexuality among characters [tr]

    10/09/2019 2:53:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 9, 2019 | Tim Stickings
    TV shows will have to meet a series of diversity requirements to be eligible for Bafta awards under new rules. The BFI Diversity Standards, which cover race, gender and sexual orientation among other categories, are already part of the criteria for Bafta's film awards and are now being extended to cover small-screen productions. The rules will be piloted in Bafta's TV awards next year and will be fully introduced in 2021, the academy said. In addition, Bafta committees and jury members are receiving training in 'unconscious bias' in an effort to promote diversity.
  • Ellen DeGeneres Addresses Backlash Against Friendship With George W. Bush: ‘Be Kind’

    10/08/2019 7:59:22 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 63 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | September 8, 2019 | ALTHEA LEGASPI
    Ellen DeGeneres addressed the backlash she received over the weekend after she was spotted laughing with former President George W. Bush at a Dallas Cowboys football game against the Green Bay Packers in Dallas, Texas. Photos circulated of the pair sitting together in the owner’s suite, which prompted some on social media to question why she would be hanging out with the former president, whose politics run counter to hers. “They thought, ‘Why is a gay Hollywood liberal sitting next to a conservative Republican president?,” DeGeneres said in a clip from the Ellen DeGeneres Show. “A lot of people were...