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Hereditary trailer showcases one of Sundance's freakiest new horror flicks Hereditary trailer showcases one of Sundance's freakiest new horror flicks
- January 31, 2018

When a new horror movie invites immediate comparisons from critics to The Witch and Kill List , it has my attention. There are some seriously gruesome horror beats in here, too, and I just hope they're holding back a ton of good stuff for the movie itself. (more...)
Superman Prequel Series Metropolis Coming To DC Digital Service Superman Prequel Series Metropolis Coming To DC Digital Service
- January 30, 2018

Have you ever wanted to visit Metropolis? John Stephens ( Gotham , Gossip Girl , The O.C., Gilmore Girls ) and Danny Cannon ( Gotham , Nikita , CSI series) are the executive producers of Metropolis . As much as I enjoy GOTHAM , Metropolis never really grabbed me all that much as a setting. Metropolis is expected to premiere in 2019 and will release exclusively on DC's upcoming digital service. (more...)
Disney animatronic loses its head during ride Disney animatronic loses its head during ride
- January 30, 2018

Things got terrifying at Disney Parks over the weekend. Usually the animatronic character sings her song and moves back and forth, just as those on other rides do. "... I was surprised cause I see Disney as perfection, but it just shows that nobody or nothing is ideal, and even giants like Disney have mishaps, just gotta keep it moving and keep singing", she tweeted. (more...)
Sui Dhaaga: Anushka Sharma BEGINS preparations! Sui Dhaaga: Anushka Sharma BEGINS preparations!
- January 30, 2018

Anushka Sharma was launched by YRF and hence she has done many films with them, last of which was Salman Khan's 2016 blockbuster Sultan. Anushka, who will be paired with Varun for the first time, plays a woman who is "intelligent, strong and expressive even in her silence", according to producer Maneesh Sharma, in the Yash Raj Films project that's inspired by the thought of nation building. (more...)
Biggest Weekend Festival Presented By BBC Selects Ticketmaster As Exclusive Ticket Partner Biggest Weekend Festival Presented By BBC Selects Ticketmaster As Exclusive Ticket Partner
- January 30, 2018

More acts will be announced in the upcoming weeks, with the festival taking place from Friday, May 25 to Monday, May 28th. If only someone else somewhere in this country of ours would think to set up a music festival that the BBC could champion and cover and support. (more...)
People really weren't happy about Ed Sheeran's GRAMMYs win… People really weren't happy about Ed Sheeran's GRAMMYs win…
- January 30, 2018

Another said: 'I guess it's a good thing Kesha didn't win over Ed Sheeran , since the music industry doesn't seem to care about examining its abuses of power'. The fierce performance ended with Kesha wiping tears from her face as she hugged her fellow artists. Some argued that Ed's hit single, which contains lyrics about admitting a woman's body, was not an appropriate victor given that the award organisers had thrown their support behind the Time's Up and #MeToo movements. (more...)
Mark Salling Cause of Death: How Did the 'Glee' Actor Die? Mark Salling Cause of Death: How Did the 'Glee' Actor Die?
- January 30, 2018

Salling's manager's office declined to comment. Salling pleaded guilty in December to charges that he had been possession of child pornography. She added: 'These images are more than photographs, they are child abuse'. In addition to facing up to seven years in prison, Salling would also have to be registered as a sex offender. On October 4, Mark changed his plea to guilty after being charged with two counts of child porn following the discovery over 50,000 explicit images of ... (more...)
Nicole Eggert doubles down on Scott Baio sexual assault claims Nicole Eggert doubles down on Scott Baio sexual assault claims
- January 30, 2018

They had intercourse for the first time when she was 17 years old while the show was still on, according to Eggert. The actress also stated that Baio would tell her to keep quiet about his behavior with his words, 'You can't tell anybody. (more...)
House Intelligence Committee votes to release Trump investigation memo
- January 30, 2018

But John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Senate Republican and a member of that chamber's intelligence committee, said last week that Nunes and the Justice Department need to work out their differences. The letter was written by Stephen E. Boyd , the assistant attorney general for legislative affairs, who was appointed in 2017 by President Trump . (more...)
Grammys 2018: Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee deliver 'Despacito' Grammys 2018: Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee deliver 'Despacito'
- January 30, 2018

But when Canadian singer Justin Bieber appeared on the remixed version of the song a month later, Fonsi became a crossover sensation. "So to be able to celebrate a little bit of who I am and where I'm from, and to share with the world, and break that language barrier - especially after everything that [Puerto Rico has] been going through - this is already just good vibes for everybody". (more...)
Ant-Man and The Wasp Trailer: Scott Lang Gets a Partner Ant-Man and The Wasp Trailer: Scott Lang Gets a Partner
- January 30, 2018

One was his solo adventure, Ant-Man, that told us the origin story in 2015 and then he appeared in the vastly designed Captain America: Civil War . The movie will delve into the Quantum Realm, a Marvel alternate dimension accessible through magical energy, mystical transportation, or by the scientific shrinking caused by the Pym Particles. (more...)
Brendan Cole axed from Strictly Come Dancing Brendan Cole axed from Strictly Come Dancing
- January 30, 2018

The New Zealand-born star, who alongside Anton Du Beke was the only professional dancer from the show's inception to remain on the series, revealed: "It's hard to talk about. 'Seems like they don't want anybody on the show that has an opinion. "I would have preferred to have made the decision myself but maybe I would never had made it". (more...)
Bruno Mars Wears Virgil Abloh x Nike Air Prestos During Grammys Performance Bruno Mars Wears Virgil Abloh x Nike Air Prestos During Grammys Performance
- January 30, 2018

On the podium, Kendrick admitted that Rih Rih played a big part in bringing that song together. Speaking from the stage, Lamar accepted the awards by showing his respect for artists who came before him including fellow nominee Jay-Z. - Song of the year (songwriter's award): "That's What I Like". Of course, this shouldn't really surprise anyone who's been paying attention over the years - especially in the Album of the Year category. (more...)
'Unsane' Trailer: Steven Soderbergh's New Horror Film, Shot Entirely on an iPhone 'Unsane' Trailer: Steven Soderbergh's New Horror Film, Shot Entirely on an iPhone
- January 30, 2018

Steven Soderbergh is back out of semi-retirement and doing insane stuff. This in itself isn't the first time a director has made use of Apple's smartphones to capture footage; Sean Baker's touching drama about transvestite prostitutes in LA, Tangerine , was shot the same way. (more...)
'The Bachelor' Episode 5: Krystal Almost Strikes Out 'The Bachelor' Episode 5: Krystal Almost Strikes Out
- January 30, 2018

Krystal told Arie she felt disrespected because he changed his mind about the date, but Arie argued that he simply decided to make the evening longer so he could spend time with everybody. Arie then went upstairs to check on Krystal . Krystal of course can't handle everyone having fun without her , so she throws on some eye shadow and crashes the party. (more...)
Ed Sheeran Skips GRAMMY Awards, Still Picks Up 2 Wins Ed Sheeran Skips GRAMMY Awards, Still Picks Up 2 Wins
- January 30, 2018

English pop songwriter Ed Sheeran , one of the most successful artists of the past year, on Sunday won his third and fourth Grammys-both outside the major categories. 'I think people will come away with the sense that we are supporting or allowing the artist to make a statement, ' Ehrlich told Yahoo! Sheeran, who was not present to accept the awards, beat several female singers such as Kelly Clarkson , Kesha , Lady Gaga and Pink . (more...)
Maisie Williams just let some huge Game of Thrones news slip Maisie Williams just let some huge Game of Thrones news slip
- January 30, 2018

Williams said that there's a four month turn around for these "huge episodes" in the post production phase of development. She added: 'There's a lot that goes into the final edit. According to her, Arya's entire journey has been very bitter and twisted and aggressive and that all she wants is for her to return who she was before she became a cold-blooded assassin. (more...)
The early reviews for Black Panther have landed, and they're all positive The early reviews for Black Panther have landed, and they're all positive
- January 30, 2018

Black Panther is just a couple of weeks away and Marvel Studios ' has released a new clip for the upcoming clip. Coogler's cast boasts a who's who of black actors-the first time that a Marvel superhero movie has featured a predominantly non-white cast . (more...)
BBC proposes salary cap for news presenters of £320000 BBC proposes salary cap for news presenters of £320000
- January 30, 2018

In evidence presented to a Commons select committee, and published on Tuesday morning, BBC Women - a group of 170 women at the BBC who banded together after the broadcaster disclosed its highest-paid presenters past year - has handed over testimonials about what are alleged to be breaches of the country's equal pay law. (more...)
Chelsea's Charly Musonda arrives in Glasgow ahead of loan to Celtic Chelsea's Charly Musonda arrives in Glasgow ahead of loan to Celtic
- January 30, 2018

However, he was unlikely to get regular game time with N'Golo Kante, Cesc Fabregas, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Danny Drinkwater and new signing Ross Barkley ahead of him in the pecking order for a place in Chelsea's midfield. The lack of chances prompted a temporary move and the Celtics confirmed his capture on Monday (29 January). He's now agreed to join Celtic on an extended 18-month loan deal. (more...)
Ed Sheeran Wins at Grammys 2018, But Where Is He?! Ed Sheeran Wins at Grammys 2018, But Where Is He?!
- January 30, 2018

Many were quick to post congratulatory messages, and there were some who expressed disappointment. GRAMMYs Snubs and Surprises: Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift Snubbed While Lorde Earns a Surprise Nomination! . "Still not over Ed Sheeran winning a Grammy for a generic song about sex over Kesha's song about overcoming sexual assault and forgiving her rapist". (more...)
UFC's Rousey signs full-time WWE deal, will be at WrestleMania UFC's Rousey signs full-time WWE deal, will be at WrestleMania
- January 30, 2018

Rousey's involvement in the WWE has been on the table for some time now, with her hinting she may be interested in crossing over into wrestling as far back as 2015. That moment was just the beginning of the WWE journey for Ronda Rousey . I'm just, like I'm still processing it. She was last seen in the Octagon when she was knocked out by Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December of 2016. (more...)
National Hockey League roundup: Lightning head to break with best mark in National Hockey League National Hockey League roundup: Lightning head to break with best mark in National Hockey League
- January 30, 2018

But at his wife's urging, Boyle accepted the Devils' offer to stand in Hall's place, and returned to Tampa Bay, his first time back in the city where he played for three seasons before being traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2017. "The 3-on-3 allows them to bring out the best attributes in their game". Willie O'Ree, the first black player in the NHL, was honored Sunday as the Lightning's Community Hero for his work with the Hockey is For Everyone (HIFE) program. (more...)
Burlington recording engineer wins big at Grammys with Bruno Mars
- January 30, 2018

Text across the background screen labeled the performance as "satire" with comedian Dave Chappelle , who won for Best Comedy Album , popping in and out with jokes like "Is this OK ... Then there's Portugal. The Man with Best Group Performance for "Feel It Still". Kendrick Lamar's show opener earned a standing ovation. Seriously. (more...)
Mars bars rivals but Brits miss a beat at Grammys Mars bars rivals but Brits miss a beat at Grammys
- January 30, 2018

Analysts have also suggested that in the world of streaming, long telecasts packed with commercial breaks - the Grammys lasted a little more than three and a half hours - are a much harder sell for TV viewers these days. After the Bruno Mars performance, he joked: "That was incredible". Also thrown into that mix was perennial Grammys favorite and people-pleaser Bruno Mars . (more...)