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Rihanna Congratulated Cardi B On Her Success With The Best Gift Ever Rihanna Congratulated Cardi B On Her Success With The Best Gift Ever
- September 30, 2017

On Twitter, fellow female rappers including Nicki Minaj and Missy Elliott congratulated Cardi B on " Bodak Yellow's " success. She also has over 10 million followers on Instagram , and she hasn't released an album. She even gave her a shout out in a YouTube video last November. Cardi B explained that it all started with a case of road rage during a traffic jam that escalated to the point that she got out of her vehicle to confront the other driver, who also got out of his auto. (more...)
New York Sends Emergency Workers to Help in Puerto Rico New York Sends Emergency Workers to Help in Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

The category four hurricane a week ago killed 16 people on the island and left millions in need of aid. More troops, medical supplies and vehicles were on the way to the island, but it will be some time before the United States territory is back on its feet, the senior U.S. (more...)
Maria to weaken to tropical storm on Tuesday: NHC Maria to weaken to tropical storm on Tuesday: NHC
- September 30, 2017

Tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles from the center. Hurricane Maria weakened to a tropical storm Thursday morning after slamming Puerto Rico a week ago, according to forecasters from the National Hurricane Center in Miami. (more...)
"American Made" acts as vehicle for star Tom Cruise
- September 30, 2017

By, say, the middle of the terrifically entertaining comedy-drama " American Made ", Barry Seal ( Tom Cruise ) has stacks of cash in bank vaults, shoe boxes, piled high in a shed and even buried in his backyard. On paper there's nothing really new here since we've seen this sort of filmmaking in Goodfellas , but Liman's stylish direction makes everything feel fresh. (more...)
Stranger Things Will Likely Continue Past Season 4 Stranger Things Will Likely Continue Past Season 4
- September 30, 2017

Is Eleven back in Stranger Things 2? Every '80s movie needs one of those. The Duffer brothers' love of horror is what makes Stranger Things "so authentic", according to Millie. We're also reportedly going to meet Barb's dad in Season 2, and the murder of the fan favorite character played by Shannon Purser will be addressed. In talking to Entertainment Weekly , Ross Duffer explained that the story of " Stranger Things " does not end with the upcoming sophomore season. (more...)
Relieved J.Lo locates relatives as Puerto Rico recovers from hurricane Relieved J.Lo locates relatives as Puerto Rico recovers from hurricane
- September 30, 2017

As CI readers know, this year has proven to be particularly deadly as hurricane season in 2017 ravaged through not only several Caribbean Islands but Houston, Texas as well. "We're working with Mark Cuban and J.J. Barea". The Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo did a press conference on Sunday, promising state's financial assistance for the affected island. (more...)
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in to (Finally) Reach US Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in to (Finally) Reach US
- September 30, 2017

After several years of promises and anticipation, Mitsubishi has finally announced the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid SUV will cross the ocean and be made available to consumers in Canada. Notably, despite being a plug-in hybrid rather than an all-electric vehicle (EV), the model will reportedly still come standard with DC Fast Charging capability - which will allow the model's battery pack to be almost fully recharged (80%) in under 25 minutes or so. (more...)
Reese Witherspoon reflects on marrying Ryan Phillippe Reese Witherspoon reflects on marrying Ryan Phillippe
- September 30, 2017

The 41-year-old actress said on Thursday's episode of " Lorraine " that she "would never change" her decision to Wednesday and have children in her 20s. "I don't know, sometimes it's good to know yourself (first) - (but) I would never change anything". And although she doesn't have regrets, Witherspoon makes clear she wants her teen daughter to take a different path. (more...)
David Beckham gives daughter Harper Beckham her first soccer lesson David Beckham gives daughter Harper Beckham her first soccer lesson
- September 30, 2017

David , 42, who is dad to sons Brookyln , Romeo , Cruz with wife Victoria Beckham , took his daughter Harper to the park for a kick about wearing a complete football kit - including shirt, socks, shorts and boots. "Definitely has her father's skills, go girl!" one commented. David Beckham has been passing on some of the knowledge he picked up at Manchester United and Real Madrid to daughter Harper. (more...)
Dinosaurs, Boy Meets World, and Home Improvement Come to Hulu Dinosaurs, Boy Meets World, and Home Improvement Come to Hulu
- September 30, 2017

Fans of ABC's '90s primetime lineup have even more of a reason to tune in to Hulu now. These series join hundreds of episodes of previously announced hit shows from TGIF, ABC's 1990s Friday-night programming block, on Hulu, including Full House , Family Matters , Step by Step , Hangin' with Mr. (more...)
Disney Channel working on Hocus Pocus remake Disney Channel working on Hocus Pocus remake
- September 30, 2017

The new TV movie will have a completely new cast and will be written by Scarlett Lacey and David Kirschner , who produced the original , is set to executive produce. But as they say, "Be careful what you wish for", because although it is official that a remake will be made, it sadly won't include any of the original aforementioned cast members, even though all three actors have expressed an interest in reprising their respective roles. (more...)
Ex-Akali minister booked for raping woman since 2009 Ex-Akali minister booked for raping woman since 2009
- September 30, 2017

Even as electoral campaigning picks up for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll scheduled for October 11, local police have booked senior Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD ) leader Sucha Singh Langah on charges of sexually exploiting a woman constable for almost a decade.Langah, who served as the agriculture minister in the Akali Dal government from 2007 to 2012, is also accused of defrauding her.The politician, in his defence, termed the allegations against him as a classic case of political vendetta ... (more...)
Kristen Stewart and Lupita Nyong'o May Be the Next Charlie's Angels Kristen Stewart and Lupita Nyong'o May Be the Next Charlie's Angels
- September 30, 2017

The actress is yet to confirm her involvement in the film, so we're keeping our eyes peeled for more on the story. And with Elizabeth Banks in the director's chair for a new Charlie's Angels movie, perhaps things will be a little less frenetic this time around. (more...)
Bigg Boss Tamil Winner Prize Money Finally Declared - Final Winner Price Amount Bigg Boss Tamil Winner Prize Money Finally Declared - Final Winner Price Amount
- September 30, 2017

Bigg Boss has the reputation to be one of the most controversial reality shows on the small screen. Talking about his show, Manu said this will be based on Bigg Boss where the people can share their views on negative and positive issues of Bigg Boss . (more...)
Is the Sequel a Sci-Fi Masterpiece?
- September 30, 2017

He is tasked with finding Deckard ( Ford ) for answers. As director Denis Villeneuve gets Shinichiro Watanabe for the third prequel, the latter expressed his desire to make an anime version of the neo-noir 1980's sci-fi film. The veteran actor called the film an "experiential opportunity" for audiences to engage in the philosophical rhetoric. Advance ticket sales for " Blade Runner 2049" are significantly outselling those of " Mad Max: Fury Road ", " The Martian " and " Gravity " for the ... (more...)
'Blade Runner 2049' Director Denis Villeneuve in Early Talks for 'Cleopatra'
- September 30, 2017

You could watch this movie with no sound (something I don't advocate you do, because the dialogue, music, and sound design are all incredible too) and still enjoy each of the film's 163 minutes. Before journalists including Reuters saw " Blade Runner 2049 " at advance press screenings, they were read a note from Villeneuve urging not give away any key plot points. (more...)
'Blade Runner 2049' Director Denis Villeneuve in Early Talks for 'Cleopatra'
- September 30, 2017

You could watch this movie with no sound (something I don't advocate you do, because the dialogue, music, and sound design are all incredible too) and still enjoy each of the film's 163 minutes. Before journalists including Reuters saw " Blade Runner 2049 " at advance press screenings, they were read a note from Villeneuve urging not give away any key plot points. (more...)
New Blade Runner 2049 short-film, featurette & vignette released
- September 30, 2017

No doubt, this topic will be a key part of director Denis Villeneuve's Blade Runner 2049 when it arrives in US theaters on October 6. The original " Blade Runner " grossed $32.9 million in box office sales in 1982, or $93.4 million when adjusted for inflation. (more...)
'Blade Runner 2049' Outpacing 'Mad Max,' 'The Martian' in Advance Ticket Sales
- September 30, 2017

They give us a spoiler-free look at making the film and what it means to be human. While promoting Blade Runner 2049 today, Harrison Ford revealed which version of the original Blade Runner it is that he personally prefers. She's a big movie star , a great actress. This short prequel " Blade Runner Black Out 2022 " will instead travel further back in the past, as it illustrates an ongoing public outrage and attacks on the replicants, but which eventually learns to fight back. (more...)
'Blade Runner 2049' Review Round-Up: What The Critics Are Saying
- September 30, 2017

Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve tapped three of his filmmaker friends to create three different short films to help fill in the gaps between the original Blade Runner and his sci-fi sequel. With it conclusion, " Blade Runner 2049 " seemingly forgets that it is 2 hours and 43 minutes long, as it rushes and leaves gaps that needed to be covered, and just isn't as smooth or satisfying as you expect it to be. (more...)
'Blade Runner 2049' Review Round-Up: What The Critics Are Saying
- September 30, 2017

Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve tapped three of his filmmaker friends to create three different short films to help fill in the gaps between the original Blade Runner and his sci-fi sequel. With it conclusion, " Blade Runner 2049 " seemingly forgets that it is 2 hours and 43 minutes long, as it rushes and leaves gaps that needed to be covered, and just isn't as smooth or satisfying as you expect it to be. (more...)
What critics are saying about Blade Runner 2049
- September 30, 2017

Harrison Ford shared how he punched Ryan Gosling Thursday on The Tonight Show during filming of their upcoming film, Blade Runner 2049 . "My God, what a handsome movie this is". Meanwhile, The Hollywood Reporter ''s Todd McCarthy said that the performances don't quite match those in the original. But, despite everything that's so exquisite and impressive about " Blade Runner 2049 ", its third act problems (a worrying trait in Villeneuve's oeuvre) almost derail a film that is oh ... (more...)
What critics are saying about Blade Runner 2049
- September 30, 2017

Harrison Ford shared how he punched Ryan Gosling Thursday on The Tonight Show during filming of their upcoming film, Blade Runner 2049 . "My God, what a handsome movie this is". Meanwhile, The Hollywood Reporter ''s Todd McCarthy said that the performances don't quite match those in the original. But, despite everything that's so exquisite and impressive about " Blade Runner 2049 ", its third act problems (a worrying trait in Villeneuve's oeuvre) almost derail a film that is oh ... (more...)
Final Justice League Trailer May Release With Blade Runner 2049
- September 30, 2017

Harrison Ford shared how he punched Ryan Gosling Thursday on The Tonight Show during filming of their upcoming film, Blade Runner 2049 . Matt Singer at ScreenCrush said , "My God, what a attractive movie this is". Review: For so long " Blade Runner 2049 " is simply a marvel. "While watching Blade Runner 2049 , I kept thinking about the first time I saw the original Blade Runner ". (more...)
Blade Runner 2049 is so close to being a masterpiece
- September 30, 2017

In a recent press event for the upcoming sequel, Blade Runner 2049, Ford explained that he prefers the 2007 " Final Cut ", revealing that he was "much happier" with the removal of his original voiceover, an addition demanded by the studio before theatrical release. (more...)
Blade Runner filmmaker Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct Cleopatra
- September 30, 2017

The time has finally come: Blade Runner 2049 is one week away from release, and Warner Bros . has lifted the review embargo, allowing us to tell you what we think about the highly anticipated sequel. What are your expectations for the film? Should Blade Runner 2049 land in the mid $40Ms over its first three-days, it's a start on par with Mad Max Fury Road which was another reboot of a cult sci-fi '80s movie. (more...)
Harrison Ford shares how he accidentally punched Ryan Gosling
- September 30, 2017

In " Blade Runner 2049", Los Angeles has sprawled across much of California, and is built on top of Scott's world, the gritty city a melting pot of English, Japanese and Russian influences. Share your thoughts below! Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner , LAPD Officer K ( Ryan Gosling ), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. (more...)
Harrison Ford Prefers Blade Runner's Final Cut
- September 30, 2017

This combination of imperious talent all working to the best of their ability means that " Blade Runner 2049 " is actually an anti-auteur film, and while Denis Villeneuve will undoubtedly be the one labored with all the acclaim, the detail, precision, and beauty of the work from every other member of its cast and crew should be lauded just as much. (more...)
John McCain Says His Health Care Vote Wasn't Personal John McCain Says His Health Care Vote Wasn't Personal
- September 30, 2017

Rejection became all but inevitable on Monday after Maine GOP Sen. A Republican congressman said Monday that Arizona should recall U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) should be recalled by voters while he undergoes cancer treatment. Others challenged the value of shining a fresh spotlight on their inability to pass the bill. Unfortunately, it's narrowing or dropping the part of the bill that converts Obamacare spending into block grants to the states. (more...)
Trump pins blame on McCain as latest GOP health-care bill sinks Trump pins blame on McCain as latest GOP health-care bill sinks
- September 30, 2017

General H.R. McMaster, who once wrote a brilliant book titled, "Dereliction of Duty", about the responsibility of speaking truth to power, should be asked to tell the nation what he thinks of Trump's comments about McCain's Vietnam service. (more...)