Syrian filmmaker barred from attending Oscars

Khateeb had reportedly been issued a visa to attend the Oscars, but Turkish authorities detained him this week, according to the internal US government correspondence, and he suddenly needed a passport waiver from the United States to enter the count... More..

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Sinead O'Connor apologizes to Arsenio Hall for Prince drug claim

O'Connor originally made her accusations a year ago, just a few weeks after Prince died of what was ultimately determined to be an overdose of the pain medication fentanyl. "I sincerely apologize because those ...More..

Laverne Cox very eloquently tears anti-trans activist to shreds
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Laverne Cox very eloquently tears anti-trans activist to shreds

But we shouldn't be arguing over where transgender people should or shouldn't be due to their body parts because that ignores the fact that they are human. "It's not a state's rights issue, it's a civil rights ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

John Legend's Twitter Hacked, Posts Series of Bizarre Anti-Trump Tweets

After regaining control of his account, Legend tweeted: "I'm back". Oscar-nominee Legend took the hack in stride, however, calling his hacker "vulgar and kind of hilarious" and noting that he would never ca...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Chemical weapon VX Nerve Agent used to kill Kim Jong-un's half-brother

The production and stockpiling of more than 100 grams per year was outlawed by the Chemical Weapons Convention of 1993 . Traces of VX - a nerve agent listed as a weapon of mass destruction by the United Nati...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Game of Thrones actor to fans: 'Get a f---ing life'

Elaborating on the legions of fans that the books and consequent TV series has attracted over the years, McShane - who now can be seen alongside Keanu Reeves in John Wick: Chapter 2- said: 'The show is huge b...More..

Magician Pronounced Dead Inside Hollywood's Magic Castle
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Magician Pronounced Dead Inside Hollywood's Magic Castle

Employees said he died right before he was supposed to perform. CBS Los Angeles reported Friday night that LAPD homicide detectives were conducting a death investigation at the club and that it had closed for...More..

Treadway: Rumors of ICE raids in Flagstaff unfounded
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Treadway: Rumors of ICE raids in Flagstaff unfounded

The upshot: In the Austin region (which also includes San Antonio, Del Rio, Laredo and Waco), 55 percent of those ensnared in the sweeps were "non-criminal" immigrants compared to 34 percent in sweeps conduct...More..

Reasons the Oscars Are Far and Away the Most Boring Award Show
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Reasons the Oscars Are Far and Away the Most Boring Award Show

The film has already nabbed numerous top honors - Golden Globes , Baftas, guild prizes - leading up to the Academy Awards. Romantic Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone musical " La La Land ", a heavy favorite to ...More..

Confirmed! Priyanka Chopra will attend the Oscars. See pic with Mick Jagger
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Confirmed! Priyanka Chopra will attend the Oscars. See pic with Mick Jagger

Piggy Chops herself confirmed the news recently through social media. She shared the news with her fans while posting a photograph with legendary British singer Mick Jagger. Now this year, she will be going to ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

WORK: The New York Times muses on 'truth' in new ad campaign

The New York Times today announced that it would launch a new brand campaign to underline the importance of facts and encourage the support of independent journalism. The TV campaign will appear elsewhere on t...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Sam Allardyce on Crystal Palace struggles: 'I'm a bit frustrated'

We have more games. In six matches so far against teams alongside them in the bottom six, they have taken 11 points and lost only once - albeit, in the home game against Palace. They need to stop being so neg...More..

CBS pulls 'Doubt' with Katherine Heigl
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

CBS pulls 'Doubt' with Katherine Heigl

Wednesday timeslot occupant, " Code Black ". Next week, the network will rebroadcast an episode of Bull on Wednesday at 10 p.m. ET, with Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders taking over the time slot on March 8 f...More..

Oscars 2017: By The Numbers
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Oscars 2017: By The Numbers

Heck, it's the reason many of them got into show business, to create worlds that are more exciting, more colorful and more fun than reality. Who is the Oscars host? Paddy Power-the same online betting sit...More..

Oscar Pix And Predix: Best Picture
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Oscar Pix And Predix: Best Picture

Unfortunately, best director has always been one of the hardest to call and this year is no exception. Slate: 12 Wins That Could Make History at the Oscars This Sunday - "Hollywood's biggest night is upon...More..

Thank you to the Academy
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Thank you to the Academy

Awards season is in full swing and, now that our burning questions about which artists would sweep the Grammys this year have finally been answered, we can focus on other topics, like whether or not La La L...More..

Ahead of Oscars, golden
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Ahead of Oscars, golden "La La Land" statues come to London

It's leading the pack in the strongest Best Picture field in recent years. This year's ceremony is hosted by Jimmy Kimmel at the Dolby Theatre. " La La Land " is the only 2016 film to which I gave a fou...More..

La La Land Is Heading Into An Oscar Sweep
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

La La Land Is Heading Into An Oscar Sweep

The 89th Academy Awards are upon us. Analysts are backing "La La Land", which stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling as an aspiring actress and a struggling jazz musician who fall in love in Los Angeles, to win m...More..

How political will the Oscars get? Place your bets
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

How political will the Oscars get? Place your bets

As the award show approaches, it may be time to question just who decides on the films that are known and loved. " Best actress will go to Emma Stone while I would prefer it if Natalie Portman wins for...More..

DJ Teaser: Allu Arjun shocks all
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

DJ Teaser: Allu Arjun shocks all

As the makers had promised, the teaser of this film was released on Mahashivratri. This issue got raised all of a sudden and that implied in dislikes for the teaser of Allu Arjun's DJ. Producer Dil Raju con...More..

Is 'La La Land' one of the best films of all time?
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Is 'La La Land' one of the best films of all time?

While it's unlikely she'd get TWO Oscars when some haven't gotten any, she's the one to watch. It will grab best picture , best director and all the set design, costume and music awards. Affleck claimed...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Chris Brown restrained from model after abuse account

If I love you, b-h, ain't nobody gon' have you. In the video below, Soulja Boy details the abuse, saying Tran accused Brown of punching her in the stomach twice-then starts laughing hysterically. Given Brown's ...More..

Jobless claims rise by 6000 to 244000
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Jobless claims rise by 6000 to 244000

That was the lowest level since July 1973. "The message of this report remains that layoffs rates are extremely subdued", said John Ryding, chief economist at RDQ Economics in NY. "While appreciation has rema...More..

Jimmy Kimmel discusses game plan for hosting the 89th Oscars
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel discusses game plan for hosting the 89th Oscars

The joke went on for over a year and finally Jimmy was invited on the show in 2006 Live! "But one thing I know that Matt Damon won't be throwing is an Oscar because he's not going to win". "And I made a dec...More..

The Academy can save its rep by rejecting La La Land
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Academy can save its rep by rejecting La La Land

Ali's win would be a good way to honor "Moonlight" and his acceptance speech when he won this category at the SAGs was one of the highlights of the night. I have no idea what it took for Lonergan to make suc...More..

Studio Ghibli animator Hayao Miyazaki ends retirement
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Studio Ghibli animator Hayao Miyazaki ends retirement

Miyazaki's long-time producer Toshio Suzuki confirmed the news last night while at a pre-Oscars interview for the Studio Ghibli co-production The Red Turtle, which is nominated for Best Animated Feature. At f...More..

Things You Should Know About Oscars 2017
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Things You Should Know About Oscars 2017

Talk about playing to your base. I've taken my shots in many recent reviews that were not only about Oscars , but about the 2016 movies that justify Oscar's existence. From all of its nominations, it is clea...More..

Looking ahead to Hollywood's biggest night, the 89th Academy Awards
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Looking ahead to Hollywood's biggest night, the 89th Academy Awards

Damien Chazelle's La La Land , starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, tops the nominee list with 14 nominations including one for Best Picture . Hidden Figures, however, has a higher domestic gross, at ove...More..

Dunford: Counter-Islamic State plan will have global scope
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Dunford: Counter-Islamic State plan will have global scope

Having already captured the eastern part of the city, Iraqi forces are now focusing their efforts on retaking the western part of the city where entrenched Islamic State fighters remain well-armed . In a separ...More..

White House Excludes Several Outlets From Press Gaggle
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

White House Excludes Several Outlets From Press Gaggle

Murray and Baldwin also surmised that the White House likely was responding to recent CNN reporting on the conversation between the White House and Federal Bureau of Investigation and the previous stories o...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Oscars: 6 Surprisingly Close Races to Watch

The changes have been reflected in this year's nominations. In particular, it's Viola Davis's third nomination - a record for a black actress. From 1950 to 1960, the awards were held at the Pantages Theatre...More..

Legacy' producers apologize for using real terror attack footage
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Legacy' producers apologize for using real terror attack footage

The real attack happened in September 2013 at the Westgate shopping center and killed 67 people and wounded 175. A United States television series has sparked outrage in Kenya after is used real life fo...More..

Beyoncé issues pro-LGBTQ statement following Trump transgender bathroom ruling
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Beyoncé issues pro-LGBTQ statement following Trump transgender bathroom ruling

Extending her support to the LGBTQ students, Queen Bey shared a link of GLSEN.org, an organisation that advocates for LBGTQ students, on her official Facenook page . "We have to let these students know we supp...More..

What makes a song an Oscar-winning tune?
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

What makes a song an Oscar-winning tune?

The 89th Academy Awards will air on February 26th at 8 p.m. EST on ABC. Sound mixer Kevin O'Connell (Hacksaw Ridge) holds the records for most nominations without a win - 21. J. Ralph says Sting came up wit...More..

Rob Zombie joins James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Rob Zombie joins James Gunn for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

In an interesting bit of comic book movie casting news, it appears that Rob Zombie is set to play a previously unannounced role in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2. #GotGVol2 #robzombie", he added. "There are tw...More..