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Kimmel launches Oscars as 'a night of positivity' Kimmel launches Oscars as 'a night of positivity'
- March 05, 2018

Over the years, Oscar Awards have gained a lot of popularity in the country thanks to the change in viewing patterns of the Indian audience. Before he was tossed out of the film academy after a storm of sexual harassment and sexual abuse allegations, Weinstein was for the last two decades the grand poobah of the Oscars . (more...)
The Shape of Water wins big at Oscars The Shape of Water wins big at Oscars
- March 05, 2018

And Jordan Peele won the award for best original screenplay for his highly acclaimed debut film, horror satire " Get Out ". In his acceptance speech, del Toro said: "I am an immigrant like Alfonso and Alejandro, my compadres". While receiving his award he said, "I want to dedicate this to the young film-makers; the youth who are showing [us] how things are done". Del Toro described his films to Reuters earlier this year as "fairytales for modern times". (more...)
Claire Underwood Takes Over in First House of Cards Season Six Trailer Claire Underwood Takes Over in First House of Cards Season Six Trailer
- March 05, 2018

There's still not much yet known about this final season of " House of Cards " after the writers were forced to rework the series following Spacey's exit from the show amidst numerous sexual misconduct claims. The final 13 episodes of the show are set to premiere on Netflix in the autumn. Spacey was sacked from the series and production on season 6 was briefly shut down. (more...)
Chile: 'A Fantastic Woman' Wins Oscar for Best Foreign Film Chile: 'A Fantastic Woman' Wins Oscar for Best Foreign Film
- March 05, 2018

In a January interview with Indiewire , Lelio said that he wrote the film after meeting Vega and with her in mind. Vega introduced a performance by Sufjan Stevens , whose song "Mystery of Love" from the " Call Me By Your Name " was nominated for best original song. (more...)
Jordan Peele makes history with Oscar win for 'Get Out' screenplay Jordan Peele makes history with Oscar win for 'Get Out' screenplay
- March 05, 2018

Peele is just the fourth black screenwriter nominated for Best Original Screenplay, following Suzanne de Passe for " Lady Sings the Blues ", Spike Lee for " Do the Right Thing " and John Singleton for " Boyz n the Hood ". And, on a $4.6 million budget to make, Get Out made $34 million in its opening weekend and Peele went on to take the honor of becoming the first African American writer-director to earn $100 million in his debut film. (more...)
Guillermo del Toro wins directing Oscar for 'The Shape of Water'
- March 05, 2018

Christopher Nolan's war drama Dunkirk wins two back to back awards in the categories of Sound Editing and Sound Mixing. First we get a win in Best Original Screenplay and now horror has taken home Best Director . But more than redemption is on the line Sunday. Del Toro was widely seen as a frontrunner for the award, by virtue of the wealth of pre-Oscar hardware he won for "The Shape of Water ". (more...)
Weinstein accusers Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino walk Red Carpet together Weinstein accusers Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino walk Red Carpet together
- March 05, 2018

The journey ahead is long, but slowly, a new path has emerged, ' Sciora started out by saying in the speech. Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd attended the awards together as a part of the Time's Up movement. "And so much of the movement is about externalizing that shame and putting it back where it belongs, which is with the perpetrators". "We are going forward until we have an equitable and safe world for women, '" Emily Nussbaum wrote. (more...)
Khloe Kardashian reveals gender of baby with Tristan Thompson
- March 05, 2018

Met with a whole lot of screaming and the sort of Kardashian response you'd expect, the reveal was certainly welcomed by Khloé who was expecting a boy but later tweeted her happiness at the news. "And then when you find out it's the complete opposite it's just a shock". Big sister Kim Kardashian congratulated her sister on the news, tweeting, "OMG @ khloekardashian & @ RealTristan13 are having a girl!" Khloe was keen to enjoy some last-minute sibling bonding time before the ... (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence Is Wearing Dior at the 2018 Oscars Jennifer Lawrence Is Wearing Dior at the 2018 Oscars
- March 05, 2018

This year, the latter happened before the show even began, and TBH, we can't blame her. "If the conditions are right, in Moscow, someone with access to secrets is having one too many drinks in a Moscow bar, and a young lady for sure will sidle up to them and see how far it goes", said the 66-year-old CT native. (more...)
Allison Janney wins first Oscar for 'I, Tonya' Allison Janney wins first Oscar for 'I, Tonya'
- March 05, 2018

Janney beat out Octavia Spencer , Laurie Metcalf , Lesley Manville , and Mary J. Blige . Taking the stage tonight at the Dolby in Hollywood, Janney quipped, "I did it all by myself" and after pausing said, "That's nothing farther from the truth". (more...)
Moviegoer dumped popcorn on tot, hit her with container: cops Moviegoer dumped popcorn on tot, hit her with container: cops
- March 05, 2018

A Long Island woman flew into a rage when a toddler asked her mom for popcorn during a movie, dumping a whole container of the snack over the child and then bashing her head with it, cops said. Alongside their charges, the Karmans, both from Baldwin, N.Y., were issued appearance tickets, police said. The little girl was taken to a doctor complaining of head pain, and Nassau cops were notified on the same day as the 6:42 p.m. (more...)
Tiffany Haddish Leaps Over Red Carpet Rope to Meet Meryl Streep Tiffany Haddish Leaps Over Red Carpet Rope to Meet Meryl Streep
- March 05, 2018

So I'm honoring my fellow Eritreans". She wore a black-and-yellow embroidered capelet over the dress and finished the look with a gold headpiece in the center part of her hair with a medallion hitting the top of her forehead. (more...)
'Mary Poppins Returns' Trailer Debuts During the 2018 Oscars 'Mary Poppins Returns' Trailer Debuts During the 2018 Oscars
- March 05, 2018

Miranda plays the role of Jack, an apprentice of Bert ( Dick Van Dyke ) - the chimney sweeper from the 1964 film . Instead, Van Dyke is portraying Mr. While the new footage is light on story details, we do witness Mary's arrival from the clouds and her reunion with Jane and Michael Banks, who are now grown with children of their own. (more...)
Sam Rockwell wins Best Supporting Actor at Oscars Sam Rockwell wins Best Supporting Actor at Oscars
- March 05, 2018

Rockwell went on to thanked his co-stars and crew. He also paid tribute to the late Philip Seymour Hoffman , ending his speech by saying, "This is for my old buddy Phil Hoffman". While McDonagh has won an Oscar in the past-for 2004 short Six Shooter-he was a notable snub in the Best Director category this year, despite big wins at the Golden Globes , the BAFTA Awards and other awards predictors. (more...)
'Black Panther' outpaces all films again this weekend; total take $500M 'Black Panther' outpaces all films again this weekend; total take $500M
- March 05, 2018

Jennifer Lawrence's "Red Sparrow " thriller and Bruce Willis' "Death Wish " remake hit theaters nationwide this weekend. This weekend pushed " Black Panther " past the $501M mark domestically, just three-weeks after the film's debut. For Lawrence, this is a continuation of her recent commercial slump, as she hasn't been much of a draw in recent years. The big story at the box office once again is Black Panther , and the question now is just how high it will go. (more...)
Rita Moreno re-wears dress from 1962 Oscars win Rita Moreno re-wears dress from 1962 Oscars win
- March 05, 2018

Rita is now starring on the Netflix series One Day at a Time . On the red carpet, the actress explained that she purchased the 56-year-old dress in the Philippines, and it's made of a traditional Asian fabric. Joined by daughter Fernanda Luisa Fisher, Moreno also dished on her 15-second acceptance speech over five decades ago. "I did not expect to win", she said of her 1962 Oscar. (more...)
Ally Brooke To Perform During E!'s Oscars Red Carpet Countdown Show Ally Brooke To Perform During E!'s Oscars Red Carpet Countdown Show
- March 05, 2018

So much for " Live " at the red carpet. According to an official release from E!, the Fifth Harmony member will perform during the "Countdown to the Red Carpet: The 2018 Academy Awards " program at 1PM ET/10AM PT. Kelly Ripa , left, kidded Ryan Seacrest about the allegations against him . You might recall the embarrassing mistake made a year ago at the Oscars by presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway: They announced the wrong victor for Best Picture. (more...)
American Midstream Partners (AMID) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.20
- March 04, 2018

The stock decreased 2.12% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $19.15. On average, analysts expect that Martin Midstream Partners will report full year sales of $261.71 million for the current financial year, with estimates ranging from $895.00 million to $1.09 billion. (more...)
China hints at taking retaliatory measures against U.S. tariffs China hints at taking retaliatory measures against U.S. tariffs
- March 04, 2018

Last year military spending was budgeted to increase by just 7 percent, to 1.044 trillion yuan ($164.60 billion) about one-quarter of the proposed US defense spending for the year. China on Sunday claimed that terming the grand Belt and Road Initiative a geo-strategic tool is a misinterpretation. India has lodged its opposition against the route proposed in the project which goes through the Pakistan occupied Kashmir. (more...)
Shocking! Teaser of Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar's 2.0 gets LEAKED Shocking! Teaser of Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar's 2.0 gets LEAKED
- March 04, 2018

It started with Kaala and now 2.0 has become the latest victim of online piracy. It is one of the most unexpected things and the leak put the producers in a fix who made a decision to release it earlier than the scheduled time. The release date however has been constantly pushed as the post production work is still underway and this is apparent in the teaser where the green screen is still visible in certain shots. (more...)
If he dies, he dies: 50 Cent to a hospitalised Rick Ross If he dies, he dies: 50 Cent to a hospitalised Rick Ross
- March 04, 2018

While 50 didn't bother writing a caption, it's fairly obvious that the subliminal post is directed at Rick Ross . Yesterday news broke out of the hospitalization of American Rapper Rick Ross after he was found unconscious in his home on Thursday. (more...)
Boney Kapoor, Janhvi And Khushi Immerse Sridevi's Ashes In Rameswaram - See Pic Boney Kapoor, Janhvi And Khushi Immerse Sridevi's Ashes In Rameswaram - See Pic
- March 04, 2018

Sridevi died due to "accidental drowning", in her hotel room in UAE on Saturday night. While Boney and Khushi returned to India, Sridevi extended her stay in Dubai. Preserving the sanctity of what they had would mean the world not only to my mother but also to a man who's entire being revolved around her, and her two children who are all that remains of their love. (more...)
IPL 2018: Dinesh Karthik named Kolkata Knight Riders captain IPL 2018: Dinesh Karthik named Kolkata Knight Riders captain
- March 04, 2018

He sets an example with his own performances. The announcement was made at the Star Sports studios in the KKR-Star Sports show called Knight Club. But it was Tamil Nadu and India wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik who was appointed the skipper on Sunday morning, while Uthappa was appointed as his deputy. (more...)
Lions Gate producing Kardashian prank show for Facebook Lions Gate producing Kardashian prank show for Facebook
- March 04, 2018

Cohen, and Melissa Stokes . It's reportedly inspired by the antics that Kim and Kanye watch play out in their own home with North and Saint, and perhaps, as she gets older, baby Chicago. Ellen does a similar prank on her own daytime talk-show, where celebrities have to say whatever Ellen tells them over a hidden ear-pierce. Home to a wide range of shows - from scripted comedy and drama, to competition and reality series, to individual creators and live sports - Facebook Watch is a video ... (more...)
M*A*S*H actor David Ogden Stiers dies at 75 M*A*S*H actor David Ogden Stiers dies at 75
- March 04, 2018

The actor's agent Mitchell Stubbs confirmed Saturday night in an email that Stiers died after battling bladder cancer. Stiers was born in Peoria, Illinois in 1942. Stiers would earn another Emmy nomination in 1984 for his role as William Milligan Sloane, founder of the U.S. Olympic Committee, in the NBC miniseries The First Olympics: Athens in 1896 . (more...)
"Avalanche!": 5 caught in "cloud of snow" after snowboarder's body found
- March 04, 2018

The avalanche comes hours after a snowboarder, Wenyu Zhang, 42, had died after a blizzard that began Thursday. An additional foot of snow is expected by Saturday and an avalanche warning was issued for portions of the greater Tahoe area through Saturday morning. (more...)
Monster nor'easter pummels East Coast; at least 7 dead Monster nor'easter pummels East Coast; at least 7 dead
- March 04, 2018

Aided by jet stream winds and areas of atmospheric spin, these storms can generate a lot of lift, which is a trigger for heavy rain and snow. By Saturday afternoon, airports from Washington, D.C.to Boston were still reporting dozens of delays and cancellations. (more...)
Satire 'Get Out' earns top honour at Independent Spirit Awards Satire 'Get Out' earns top honour at Independent Spirit Awards
- March 04, 2018

Call Me By Your Name is nominated for three Oscars including Best Picture, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actor for who else but Timothée, himself. The Spirit Awards honour films that have been made for a budget of $20m or less. We are predicting that " Three Billboards " will win the same acting awards that it is tipped to take at the Oscars for leading lady Frances McDormand and supporting player Sam Rockwell . (more...)
'M*A*S*H*' Star David Ogden Stiers Dead at 75 'M*A*S*H*' Star David Ogden Stiers Dead at 75
- March 04, 2018

I am very sad to report that David died this morning March 3, 2018 peacefully at his home in Newport, Oregon after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. His first television credits include "The Mary Tyler Moore Show ", "Charlie's Angels" and "Kojak". He also acted as guest conductor for orchestras nationwide. (more...)
WWE legend 'in final stages of MASSIVE comeback deal' for Wrestlemania WWE legend 'in final stages of MASSIVE comeback deal' for Wrestlemania
- March 04, 2018

So while it seems Rey Mysterio is closer than ever to a return to the WWE (although apparently the stumbling block is the amount of dates, as Rey is not interested in a full time schedule), whether he ultimately ends up returning to face John Cena at WrestleMania 34 is another matter. (more...)