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Monty Hall, Original 'Let's Make a Deal' Host, Dies at 96 Monty Hall, Original 'Let's Make a Deal' Host, Dies at 96
- October 01, 2017

Hall launched Let's Make a Deal in 1963. Hall hosted various game shows and other programs in his early career until he developed " Let's Make a Deal " with creative partner Stefan Hatos. Our thoughts are with Monty's family during this time. Hall got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1973. He was 96 years old and had been ill after suffering a heart attack shortly after his wife of nearly 70 years died this summer. (more...)
'We Are Dying': In Puerto Rico, A Mayor Begs For Help
- October 01, 2017

At the start of a speech Friday, Trump promised he would not rest until everyone on the island was safe, and said he had sent 10,000 federal personnel to help with security and transportation, but warned hard decisions and hard work lay ahead for an island deep in debt . (more...)
Tom Cruise returns as a pilot in this weekend's Box Office Preview Tom Cruise returns as a pilot in this weekend's Box Office Preview
- October 01, 2017

It's more than a little suspicious that the most unscrupulous actions Seal takes on the screen amount to taking a shot or two in Escobar's company, given that the real figure's first notable action (before being contacted by the Central Intelligence Agency, unlike in this adaptation) was being arrested for trying to smuggle explosives into Mexico while a TWA pilot. (more...)
Hollywood Stars Share Awkward Teenage Photos To Raise Money For Puerto Rico Hollywood Stars Share Awkward Teenage Photos To Raise Money For Puerto Rico
- September 30, 2017

It's Friday, so sit back, relax and enjoy a few of the delightfully awkward photos your favorite celebrities have shared. "I believe this was the yearbook where she was voted 'Most likely to become a thoughtful squirrel'". No one can resist posting their #TBT photos for a good cause. Colbert announced his favourites the next night and vowed to give out the money for every tweet to the Puerto Rico relief fund. (more...)
Rob K filing assault lawsuit against Chyna Rob K filing assault lawsuit against Chyna
- September 30, 2017

Just when people thought the drama between " Keeping Up with the Kardashians " star # Rob Kardashian and his baby mama # Blac Chyna was over, lawsuits have been filed once again. They have also accused her of deliberately attempting "to extort the Kardashian family for her own monetary gains" and claim that they "endured several months of injuries". (more...)
Nation celebrates 'Dussehra', witnesses burning of Ravana effigies Nation celebrates 'Dussehra', witnesses burning of Ravana effigies
- September 30, 2017

Ravana, the intelligent Maha Brahmin, who fell due to his pride had kidnapped Lord Rama's wife, Sita and it is on the day of Dussehra that the Lord finally killed Ravana and marked the victory of good over evil- a lesson to learn for the forthcoming generations. (more...)
Chubb says Harvey-Irma losses up to $1.6bn Chubb says Harvey-Irma losses up to $1.6bn
- September 30, 2017

Besides extra time to file and pay, the IRS offers other special assistance to disaster-area taxpayers. 401 (k) s and similar employer-sponsored retirement plans can make loans and hardship distributions to hurricane victims and members of their families. (more...)
Taylor Swift congratulates Cardi B Taylor Swift congratulates Cardi B
- September 30, 2017

Cardi B sounds like no one else on the radio right now. The beat here - a riff on Florida rapper Kodak Black's "No Flockin", whose name also inspires the song's title - is a fairly standard trap track, but the star of the show is Cardi , who takes a hyper-confrontative, straightforward approach, immediately setting her apart from most of the other pop-rap hits this year. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11: Benafsha Poonawalla To Get Locked In The Controversial House Bigg Boss 11: Benafsha Poonawalla To Get Locked In The Controversial House
- September 30, 2017

Snehan was the runner of Bigg Boss Tamil show. Snehan, Aarav, Ganesh Venkatraman and Harish Kalyan are the final four contestants competing for the title in the first season of Bigg Boss Tamil . It has to be seen whom else the makers are planning to replace. Read here the victor name, runner-up and more details about the Bigg Boss Tamil grand finale below. (more...)
San Juan Mayor To Trump Admin San Juan Mayor To Trump Admin
- September 30, 2017

Donald Trump has lashed out at Puerto Rico politicians over their criticism of USA relief efforts on the island following Hurricane Maria . NY emergency workers have spent the past week in Puerto Rico rebuilding infrastructure, delivering resources to families and aiding volunteers after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island and left most of its 3.4 million residents without basic necessities. (more...)
Where Is Hurricane Lee Going And When Will It Hit? Where Is Hurricane Lee Going And When Will It Hit?
- September 30, 2017

Luckily, a cold front in the United States is expected to push Maria out to sea during the second half of the week, limiting the storm's impact on the rest of the east coast. No injuries have been reported, but the surge of ocean water washed over eroded beaches, flooding properties and state Highway 12, the only road through the narrow barrier islands of Hatteras and Ocracoke . (more...)
Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez launch hurricane relief alliance Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez launch hurricane relief alliance
- September 30, 2017

Now the rebuilding begins!' Earlier this week, another celebrity initiative called Voices for Puerto Rico was launched to support communities affected by Hurricane Maria , featuring celebrities like Gina Rodriguez, Luis Guzman, Justina Machado, Benicio del Toro, Esai Morales, and more. (more...)
Death Toll In Florida Nursing Home Hit By Irma Now 12 Death Toll In Florida Nursing Home Hit By Irma Now 12
- September 30, 2017

A new lawsuit-surely only the first of what may become many lawsuits to be filed resulting from the recent deaths of 11 elderly patients at a Florida nursing home in the wake of Hurricane Irma-points to what can happen when regulation fails to protect the vulnerable or when the regulations in place are insufficiently enforced. (more...)
Dinosaurs, Boy Meets World, and Home Improvement Come to Hulu Dinosaurs, Boy Meets World, and Home Improvement Come to Hulu
- September 30, 2017

Cooper , which together totaled over 800 episodes of content. The entire TGIF lineup of yesteryear is now available for streaming on Hulu . Hulu has quietly added the full runs of Boy Meets World, Home Improvement , and Dinosaurs as well, making Hulu's TGIF collection even more enticing to anyone looking to binge their 90s favorites. (more...)
Hocus Pocus getting sequel but people are furious about the cast Hocus Pocus getting sequel but people are furious about the cast
- September 30, 2017

The Disney Channel is now working a reboot of the 1993 movie for television that, tragically, will presumably not star Bette Middler, Kathy Najimy , and Sarah Jessica Parker , who first played the trio of evil witches. Two years ago, Midler threw cold water on the notion of a Hocus Pocus sequel anyway, writing on Facebook that the idea of Hocus Pocus 2 was an "unequivocal no". (more...)
A 'Men in Black' Spin-Off is Happening, Will Arrive in Summer 2019 A 'Men in Black' Spin-Off is Happening, Will Arrive in Summer 2019
- September 30, 2017

The idea apparently came from 21 Jump Street star Jonah Hill , who told THR previous year that he doubted the movie would ever get made. THR is reporting that the Men in Black franchise will continue with a spinoff movie that shifts focus away from Will Smith's Agent J and Tommy Lee Jones's Agent K to a new generation of suit-sporting enforcers. (more...)
Kristen Stewart, Lupita Nyong'o Sought For Charlie's Angels Reboot Kristen Stewart, Lupita Nyong'o Sought For Charlie's Angels Reboot
- September 30, 2017

A third actress has not yet been linked to the project. Nineteen years after the show's five-year run came to an end in 1981, director McG helmed a high-energy big screen adaptation of Charlie's Angels , starring Cameron Diaz , Drew Barrymore and Lucy Liu , and the 2000 action adventure became a smash hit with $264 million in ticket sales worldwide. (more...)
Final Justice League Trailer May Release With Blade Runner 2049
- September 30, 2017

Matt Singer at ScreenCrush said , "My God, what a handsome movie this is". Like Scott, Ford has always been at peace with the original Blade Runner's rocky reception, which was thanks to all sorts of factors, from its pessimism and ambiguity, to the fact it was released two weeks after Spielberg's E.T. (more...)
Harrison Ford Names His Favorite Blade Runner Cut
- September 30, 2017

Fortunately, director Denis Villeneuve confirmed that the Blade Runner: Final Cut is the version that the long-awaited sequel builds directly off of, and the one that audiences should rewatch before going to see the sequel. Are you excited to return the world of Blade Runner? Blade Runner 2049 lands in United Kingdom cinemas on 5th October. Set 30 years after the events of the original, Blade Runner 2049 centers on an LAPD officer named K ( Ryan Gosling ), who learns a disturbing ... (more...)
Blade Runner 2049 Interviews with Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling and More!
- September 30, 2017

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 so close to being a masterpiece. "Do you have a story?' And it turned out he had a whole novella". In the new film from Time Warner Inc's Warner Bros , LAPD Officer K ( Ryan Gosling ) hunts illegal Replicants hiding on a decaying Earth and he stumbles across something that can disrupt the current strained ... (more...)
Harrison Ford can't remember Ryan Gosling's name - and it's hilarious
- September 30, 2017

In Blade Runner 2049 , Harrison Ford passes the torch to someone whose name he thinks might be Ryan Gosling . Matt Singer at ScreenCrush said , "My God, what a handsome movie this is". Will any of these characters show up in Blade Runner 2049? "While watching Blade Runner 2049 , I kept thinking about the first time I saw the original Blade Runner ". (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 is so close to being a masterpiece
- September 30, 2017

On the top of the aforementioned, Hans Zimmer and Benjamin Wallfisch's score gives the film a rhythm that keeps you entranced, while the vastness and richness of its set-designs mean you're constantly moving your gaze to try and take in as much as possible. (more...)
Blade Runner short films get a bloody anime from Cowboy Bebop director
- September 30, 2017

Ryan Gosling portrays K, an LAPD officer/Blade Runner, who tracks down Harrison Ford's Rick Deckard when he learns of a world-altering secret. Blade Runner 2049 will hit theaters on October 6 and we got a chance to chat with director Denis Villeneuve and the cast of the film, including Harrison Ford , Ryan Gosling , Dave Bautista , Robin Wright , Ana de Armas , Sylvia Hoeks and Mackenzie Davis . (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...)