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'The Shape of Water' leads race for British Academy Awards 'The Shape of Water' leads race for British Academy Awards
- January 09, 2018

Best-actress nominees, announced Tuesday, are Annette Bening, Frances McDormand, Margot Robbie, Sally Hawkins and Saoirse Ronan. " The Shape of Water " is nominated for Best Film, Original Music, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Sound, Editing and Special Visual Effects . (more...)
Oprah for president? Political experts weigh in on possible Winfrey run Oprah for president? Political experts weigh in on possible Winfrey run
- January 09, 2018

Jones said that in her speech, Winfrey did in nine minutes what Barack Obama did in 17 minutes in 2004, telling her story in a way that was "electrifying". "We do not know her ability to deal with economic and business problems and taxation", Des Moines resident Ahmad Merchant said. Noah said, "I mean, she's everything that he's not". (more...)
Laura Dern Wins Best Supporting Actress for 'Big Little Lies — Golden Globes Laura Dern Wins Best Supporting Actress for 'Big Little Lies — Golden Globes
- January 09, 2018

We believe that people of all genders and ages should live free of violence against us. Meryl Streep is attending with Ai-jen Poo, the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of the Caring Across Generations Campaign. (more...)
'Flight Of The Conchords' set to return for an hour-long special 'Flight Of The Conchords' set to return for an hour-long special
- January 09, 2018

They will be heading out for a United Kingdom tour this March, which is expected to include new material. The announcement comes after Clement recently wrapped a six-episode shoot of Wellington Paranormal , a New Zealand based television spinoff of What We Do in the Shadows expected to premiere later this year. (more...)
The spat timeline: Conte vs. Mourinho The spat timeline: Conte vs. Mourinho
- January 09, 2018

It will be the opportunity in the game against United when we go to Old Trafford. Prosecutors had requested a six-month suspended sentence following accusations he failed to report episodes of match-fixing while in charge at Serie B side Siena in 2011. (more...)
Eva Longoria Showed Off Her Growing Baby Bump At The Golden Globes Eva Longoria Showed Off Her Growing Baby Bump At The Golden Globes
- January 09, 2018

According to the Hollywood Reporter , actresses have been instructed to wear black gowns with a pin reading " Time's Up " on it, created by the Time's Up legal fund and costume designer Arianne Phillips to combat sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. (more...)
All Arrowverse shows likely to be renewed All Arrowverse shows likely to be renewed
- January 09, 2018

According to CW president Mark Pedowitz though, there's nothing to worry about, as he says that he's confident each show will be returning for a new season next year. Granted, all shows have to come to an end eventually, so it wouldn't be inconceivable that at least one of these shows is not going to come back for the fall with so many shows fighting for air time. (more...)
This Is What Meghan Markle Gave The Queen For Christmas
- January 09, 2018

Proving the Duke of Cambridge has a funny bone, the insider said: 'It was very funny - he saw the funny side too thankfully!' According to the Daily Star , Queen Elizabeth was left "in hysterics" after receiving Markle's gift for her. Kate Middleton also gave Prince Harry a " grow your own girlfriend " kit before he got into a relationship with Markle. Instead, she prepared homemade chutney for her. (more...)
Eminem hits back at the people saying that he's Eminem hits back at the people saying that he's "lost it"
- January 09, 2018

The Slaughterhouse member was quite critical of Eminem's song "Untouchable' on Complex's Everyday Struggle show and wasn't impressed when the tracklist for the album was released". (more...)
Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are back from their vacay Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are back from their vacay
- January 09, 2018

The two were holidaying at the Maldives and Sri Lanka along with their respective families and there were strong rumors that Ranveer will be going on one knee to propose the actress on the trip. It seems they have already considered Prakash Padukone's daughter as their daughter-in-law, while the Padukones too adore Ranveer and consider him their son. (more...)
The Padmavat Effect: PadMan Braces For Clash, Aiyaary Goes Down The Padmavat Effect: PadMan Braces For Clash, Aiyaary Goes Down
- January 09, 2018

The makers of Manoj Bajpayee-starrer Aiyaary , earlier slated to be released on January 26, have made a decision to postpone its release to February 9. Based on a real-life incident that revolves around two strong-minded army officers having completely different views, and are yet right in their own ways. (more...)
The Distillers Are Back And Have Announced Their First Show The Distillers Are Back And Have Announced Their First Show
- January 09, 2018

Case in point is Atlanta's Shaky Knees Festival , an event that over the last five years has established itself as one of the preeminent rock fests in the world. Shaky Knees is offering payment plans for tickets purchased up through January 28 - 40 percent plus fees due at time of sale, 30 percent due February 28 and 30 percent due March 28. (more...)
Actors, musicians and celebs sign up to back Lorde's boycott of Israel Actors, musicians and celebs sign up to back Lorde's boycott of Israel
- January 09, 2018

Among the signers of the letter were actor Mark Ruffalo, singer Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd front man Roger Waters , actor John Cusack, director Ken Loach, writer Angela Davis and writer Alice Walker. "Shmuley Boteach, the author and promoter of the advert, supports Israel's illegal settlements and wrote last month on Breitbart to thank Donald Trump for "electrifying the world" with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in defiance of global law", the letter's authors wrote. (more...)
Blade Runner: Ridley Scott has an idea for another sequel Blade Runner: Ridley Scott has an idea for another sequel
- January 09, 2018

Ana Stelline's (Carla Juri) story is just beginning. Over the Christmas period, Ridley Scott was a little critical of the running time of the hugely acclaimed Blade Runner 2049, suggesting that the film was too long. The man does not want for script ideas, even if many of those very concepts come out half-baked and politically timid. In an interview with Digital Spy , he said that he has plans for another Blade Runner movie. (more...)
'Grey's Anatomy' star Ellen Pompeo slams Woody Allen for molesting his daughter 'Grey's Anatomy' star Ellen Pompeo slams Woody Allen for molesting his daughter
- January 09, 2018

I learned quickly (and painfully) that my optimism was misplaced. To Allen apologists, Pompeo says that its very clear the man married someone who was in a daughter role, even if they aren't blood-related, and he knew and raised her during at least part of her childhood. (more...)
Kendrick Lamar to perform at halftime of College Football Playoff title game Kendrick Lamar to perform at halftime of College Football Playoff title game
- January 09, 2018

One viewer tweeted: 'At least President Trump sang unlike Kendrick Lamar!' While the rapper did not deliver a direct political message to Trump on Monday, his political lyrics are not lost on his fans. Lamar has been an outspoken supporter of former San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick, who rose to national prominence after taking a knee during the National Anthem to protest systemic racism and police brutality. (more...)
Roseanne Barr defends Trump, says sitcom will tackle politics Roseanne Barr defends Trump, says sitcom will tackle politics
- January 09, 2018

Barr at first avoided the question, but she eventually pointed out that she always wanted the blue-collar comedy to reflect the society we live in. In the new episodes, the titular Roseanne , played by Barr, is now a grandmother who voted for Trump and at times clashes with family members and friends with opposing views, the show's cast and producers said at a Television Critics Association event. (more...)
Name released of body found on Marinette County snowmobile trail Name released of body found on Marinette County snowmobile trail
- January 09, 2018

A MI man who went missing in Marinette County was found dead Sunday night near the Town of Niagara. The man's vehicle was found abandoned off Barlow Lake Road on a snowmobile trail in the Town of Niagara. The firemen stayed in the woods until law enforcement officers could meet them. The Marinette County Sheriff's Office is asking for help locating a missing man. (more...)
Lena Dunham & Jack Antonoff Reportedly Split Lena Dunham & Jack Antonoff Reportedly Split
- January 09, 2018

Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff have reportedly split after five years together. Another source added that the split was "clean" and not "messy" because they both want the best for each other. She said that Jack showed her the importance of using her public platform to make political statements. "He showed me the magic of his home state of New Jersey and turned the butt of my snotty New Yorker jokes into a glimmering fantasyland", she wrote. (more...)
Evan's plan to out abusers at Globes Evan's plan to out abusers at Globes
- January 09, 2018

The Westworld actress Tweeted a message to her colleagues Saturday, requesting that people "gather a handful of people and make a circle around" sexual predators they see on the red carpet at tonight's awards show. Wood said she "walked out in tears" the last time she attended the Golden Globes after she saw someone who abused a friend win an award. She claimed the idea would work in one of two ways: by identifying sex pests; or at least making them too afraid to turn up. (more...)
Brad Pitt Bid $120000 to Watch 'Game of Thrones' With Emilia Clarke Brad Pitt Bid $120000 to Watch 'Game of Thrones' With Emilia Clarke
- January 09, 2018

During the charity gala, the auctioneer announced the opportunity to watch an episode with Clarke , who was in attendance at the event, along with her " Game of Thrones " co- star Kit Harington . At this point, Clarke's co-star Harington offered to join the viewing, at which point Pitt raised the stakes to $120,000. The network recently confirmed that Season 8 of the HBO series will arrive next year. (more...)
Oprah 2020 Is A Bad Liberal Revenge Fantasy Oprah 2020 Is A Bad Liberal Revenge Fantasy
- January 09, 2018

Colbert followed up: "Is there any other charismatic African-American woman that both sides of the political aisle really love?" TRUMP: If she'd do it, she'd be fantastic. "It wouldn't be the way it's been, believe me", he said. Against all odds, Donald Trump won. "Winfrey, 63, stole the show at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday night with her speech upon receiving the Cecil B. (more...)
The Batman Has a Story, But There's No Script Yet The Batman Has a Story, But There's No Script Yet
- January 09, 2018

Originally, Batman actor Ben Affleck was tasked with not only starring in the spin-off, but writing and directing. His production company, 6th & Idaho, is also now developing " Mouse Guard " with Fox. And, interestingly enough, Reeves already seems to have an idea where he's headed and it seems he'll be sticking to the genre realm. As a filmmaker, Reeves has a wealth of successful projects under his belt, including " Let Me In ", " Cloverfield ", "Homicide: Life on the Street", " Felicity ... (more...)
Montgomery County Catholic school teacher, coach fired for being 'alt-right' member Montgomery County Catholic school teacher, coach fired for being 'alt-right' member
- January 09, 2018

Kathleen Ryan Prebble, president of the Academy of the Holy Cross high school, wrote to parents on Thursday that Greg Conte was sacked "immediately" after students discovered on social media that Conte was "a member of the "alt-right" movement" under an "alternate identity". (more...)
Taika's golden day at the Globes Taika's golden day at the Globes
- January 09, 2018

Pax , 14, looked dapper by Mum's side in a black velvet suit and a "Time's Up" pin . 'Dakota Johnson got caught watching Angelina Jolie while Jennifer Aniston presented: When you're trying to be subtle, but you can't help yourself, ' tweeted @SixanAndaman. (more...)
The National Unveil Line-Up For Self-Curated Festival The National Unveil Line-Up For Self-Curated Festival
- January 09, 2018

The festival is expected to include two main stages featuring 20 artists, with The National performing "two completely different shows over two evenings". Noted writer and musicologist Will Robin will host several pre-concert discussions. The event will feature works by Meredith Monk, Philip Glass, Nico Muhly, Julius Eastman and Hans Abrahamsen , as well as exhibitions by Ragnar Kjartansson and Graham MacIndoe and performances by the Cincinnati Ballet. (more...)
Sony Targeting Vin Diesel To Headline Live-Action Bloodshot Movie Sony Targeting Vin Diesel To Headline Live-Action Bloodshot Movie
- January 09, 2018

The series was created by Kevin VanHook, Don Perlin and Bob Layton in 1992, and throughout the course of five separate Bloodshot titles, has helped Valiant become the third biggest publisher of superhero comics, behind DC and Marvel. If Diesel signs on, he'll be reunited with his F&F super producer, Neil Moritz, who's working with Dinesh Shamadasani (Valiant Entertainment's Shadowman feature, as well as their upcoming TV series Quantum and Woody and Ninjak vs the Valiant Universe ). (more...)
Bowl Game Preview: National Championship Game Bowl Game Preview: National Championship Game
- January 09, 2018

Alabama also was involved that last time that happened, when the Crimson Tide beat LSU 21-0 in the 2012 BCS title game. The resurgent Bulldogs have moved back into the national spotlight in head coach Kirby Smart's second season, and they are in search of their first national title since 1980. (more...)
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel wins two Golden Globes The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel wins two Golden Globes
- January 09, 2018

Sherman-Palladino accepted the award, and thanked Amazon in her acceptance speech. "We could not have found a better partner, we're never leaving". This is a story about a bold and brilliant and complicated woman, and I am endlessly proud to be a part of it. (more...)
TCA 2018: CBS Renews 'Young Sheldon' TCA 2018: CBS Renews 'Young Sheldon'
- January 09, 2018

While speaking with journalists at the 2018 TCA Winter Press Tour after a panel regarding the upcoming comedy, Living Biblically , Johnny talked honestly about the possibility of it finally ending. Young Sheldon has already been renewed for a second season. Finally, there's Sheldon's beloved Meemaw, his foul-mouthed, hard-drinking Texas grandmother who is very supportive of her grandson and his unique gifts. (more...)