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Steven Spielberg Doesn't Think Netflix Films Deserve Oscars Steven Spielberg Doesn't Think Netflix Films Deserve Oscars
- March 26, 2018

Netflix just started gaining awards recognition for films like Dee Rees' " Mudbound ", which received a one-week theatrical release here and NY, and Ava DuVernay's "13th", which did not release in theatres and was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2016 Academy Awards . (more...)
Indian-origin singer impresses Katy Perry on 'American Idol' Indian-origin singer impresses Katy Perry on 'American Idol'
- March 26, 2018

While Gabby took the judges' comments as a compliment, the panel thought her performance was a little gimmicky. On last night's episode , the singer returned to the audition room - but this time, he was wearing a dress, heels, makeup and a wig, and performing under the name Ada Vox . (more...)
Tiffany Haddish says an actress bit Beyonce on the face Tiffany Haddish says an actress bit Beyonce on the face
- March 26, 2018

Though Haddish has previously said that the " Formation " singer stopped her from getting into a fight that night, Haddish tells the magazine that the altercation between her and another actress nearly occurred because the actress bit Beyonce in the face. (more...)
Nissan wants to sell a million electrified cars a year by 2022 Nissan wants to sell a million electrified cars a year by 2022
- March 26, 2018

Electrification As part of its electrification strategy, Klein said Nissan will launch a product offensive in China led by a new C-segment electric vehicle this year, derived from Nissan LEAF technology. The expansive target deals specifically with pure electric models such as the Leaf, and range-extended electric models that use Nissan's e-Power system, which features an electric powertrain boosted by a small petrol generator. (more...)
South Africa rout embattled Australia by 322 runs in third Test
- March 26, 2018

Paine was less than impressed with the team's performance, and said: "It's been a disgusting 24 hours and I'd like to take the opportunity to apologise to our fans". They deserve better than what we put up yesterday. The first session of play saw a rather flat Australian team with some of their most vocal players going mute. (more...)
Lana Del Rey says her lawsuit is over Lana Del Rey says her lawsuit is over
- March 26, 2018

Del Rey also said that the suit may result in her having to remove "Get Free" from her 2017 album. "It's true about the lawsuit", Del Rey tweeted. However, a spokesman for Warner/Chappell, the publishers of Radiohead's music, disputed this version of events in a statement quoted by the New York Times . (more...)
Gina Rodriguez to Star in Live-Action 'Carmen Sandiego' Feature for Netflix Gina Rodriguez to Star in Live-Action 'Carmen Sandiego' Feature for Netflix
- March 26, 2018

Virgin-turned bad-ass thief? It's not the path we would have guessed for Gina Rodriguez when it comes to roles, but that's what's in store for fans of the Jane the Virgin star. The movie will be a "standalone Carmen adventure that will embrace the beloved '90s property", according to Deadline . She's also starring in the upcoming Miss Bala remake, and the animated film Small Foot . (more...)
Stranger Things executive producer: season 3 is 'legitimately creepy' Stranger Things executive producer: season 3 is 'legitimately creepy'
- March 26, 2018

We've been getting hints and tidbits about the next season of Stranger Things since Season 2 first dropped. You can expect a new year, more character romances, and more of Steve and his glorious hair. "It can never be simple and stable relationships, and there's fun to that instability", Levy said, per The Hollywood Reporter . Likewise, we'd bet good money that season 3 will feature a nod to 1985's Back to the Future . (more...)
'Captain Marvel' Rounds Out Cast with Familiar Marvel Names 'Captain Marvel' Rounds Out Cast with Familiar Marvel Names
- March 26, 2018

Set in the 1990s, Captain Marvel is described as "an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe". Hounsou played his subordinate, Korath. Samuel L. Jackson , Ben Mendelsohn , Lashana Lynch , Gemma Chan , Algenis Perez Soto , Rune Temte , McKenna Grace and Jude Law also star. (more...)
Chance the Rapper Calls Out Heineken for Their 'Horribly Racist' Ad Chance the Rapper Calls Out Heineken for Their 'Horribly Racist' Ad
- March 26, 2018

But as the beer makes its journey, it passes a number of other partygoers-the majority of whom are darker skinned black people. "But I just gotta say tho". Welp looks like I'm not drinking that trash anymore, ' one woman wrote. Rather, he simply wanted to point out how common subliminally racist messages are becoming in advertisements. (more...)
World's first ever David Bowie statue unveiled World's first ever David Bowie statue unveiled
- March 26, 2018

It's also not just one statue, it's a greatest hits compilation of the man's various physical visages, with sculptor Andrew Sinclair combining smiling suited 80s/90s Bowie, semi-naked painted 70s Bowie, and the mysterious elder statesman Bowie of his later years into one huge action diorama. (more...)
Aquaman director explains why we're still waiting for a trailer Aquaman director explains why we're still waiting for a trailer
- March 26, 2018

Director James Wan ( The Conjuring 2, Furious 7 ) has been particularly forthright about what his upcoming Aquaman film will and won't be. Taking to his Twitter account , the filmmaker wrote: "Hey friends, I usually do my best to avoid internet noises (especially fabricated distractions) but a teaser-trailer going out this weekend was never in the books - despite what some claim". (more...)
Unnamed Actor Reveals All The Drama That Unfolded On The SOLO Set Unnamed Actor Reveals All The Drama That Unfolded On The SOLO Set
- March 26, 2018

With the release date of Lucasfilm's sci-fi saga, Solo: A Star Wars Story inching closer, new details about the film's plot and storyline have surfaced online. "It's exactly the same script", the actor said . They're filming exactly the same things. Mimban, Corellia, and Kessel are the other three new planets that are set to appear in the film. (more...)
Gal Gadot Throws 'Shade' on Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool 2 X-Force Pose Gal Gadot Throws 'Shade' on Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool 2 X-Force Pose
- March 26, 2018

Reynolds replied back in true Deadpool style. It's the kind of pose that X-Men's Wolverine has made on posters over the years and one he could use to unleash his claws. Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool 2 will hit the big screen on May 18. It is meant to be the twelfth installment in the X-Men film series, and a sequel to the 2016 film Deadpool . (more...)
Star Jones marries fiancé on cruise to Bahamas Star Jones marries fiancé on cruise to Bahamas
- March 26, 2018

The wedding ceremony was part of the multiple-day celebration, including Jones' 56th birthday party on Saturday. Tina posted on her Instagram account a picture of her alongside Holly Robinson Peete , Lela Rochon and others at the Wednesday. (more...)
#BBNaija: Anto & Khloe have REJOINED the Show! Get the Scoop #BBNaija: Anto & Khloe have REJOINED the Show! Get the Scoop
- March 26, 2018

Khloe and Antohad quietly snuck in and waited till morning to let h housemates know they were around. "Koko is the drama", she said, speaking to Ebuka. Anto who was evicted last week after scoring the lowest votes was also given another chance to compete in the game. "I was surprised I had so many votes". (more...)
DowDuPont (DWDP) Given a $80.00 Price Target by Morgan Stanley Analysts
- March 26, 2018

Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. "The initial response by equities was to go up because of the confidence the Fed seems to have in the economy". (more...)
Madhuri Dixit Unveils Bucket List Teaser Madhuri Dixit Unveils Bucket List Teaser
- March 26, 2018

She captioned it, "Hey guys here is the teaser of my first Marathi film @bucketlist_film @tejasprabhavijaydeoskar @darmotionpictures @bluemustangcreations @darkhorsecinemas". Directed by Tejas Deoskar the film produced in collaboration with Dar Motion Pick, Dark Horse Cinemas, and Blue Mustang Creations. She always wanted to work for a Marathi film and was waiting for the right script and when she read this script, she instantly said yes. (more...)
Virgil Abloh appointed creative director at Louis Vuitton Virgil Abloh appointed creative director at Louis Vuitton
- March 26, 2018

Louis Vuitton has named Kanye West collaborator Virgil Abloh as its new men's wear artistic director. Abloh, founder of streetwear brand Off-White, has long established his creed as a respected and highly sought-after name in the realm rising through the ranks as a polished and imaginative eye, manning creative direction for Kanye West for some time now. (more...)
Swedish House Mafia Reunite At Ultra 2018 Swedish House Mafia Reunite At Ultra 2018
- March 26, 2018

When asked why they chose to return, Swedish House Mafia simply said,"It was time". They have carpeted 101 NW 25th Street in Miami with stickers representing repetitions in groups of three (as Swedish House Mafia logo) of famous brands with a date: 03 25 18. (more...)
Stand-in Aussie skipper struggles in post-match interview after ball tampering scandal Stand-in Aussie skipper struggles in post-match interview after ball tampering scandal
- March 26, 2018

TAPE: Television images show Bancroft, after being alerted, shoving the tape clumsily down the front of his pants to keep it out of the gaze of the umpires . "I just don't understand the decision today", Warne said during the commentary. The behaviour in this Test match has let the nation down. "I remember straight away taking Graham Gooch (Atherton's predecessor as England captain) into the loo in the back of the dressing room and saying "should I step down?' and he said 'No, do not do ... (more...)
Meghan Doesn't Want to Upstage Kate's Bridal Gown Meghan Doesn't Want to Upstage Kate's Bridal Gown
- March 26, 2018

The 36-year-old beauty's love of yoga has encouraged the Prince to follow suit , and Meghan's friends have been amused to see the influence she's already having on him. Sources from Windsor Castle apparently told Katie Nicholl that the queen is being extremely accommodating of the couple's relationship when it comes to the wedding planning. (more...)
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd make their marriage Instagram official Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd make their marriage Instagram official
- March 26, 2018

Each shared a different wedding photo on Instagram the following day. "He got my style right, that's for sure", Morris gushed. "I couldn't just buy something", Hurd said of designing the custom piece of jewelry. My heart is so full for you @marenmorris and @ryanhurd. "He's one of the most thoughtful people in the world". "We had such a foundation built off writing so many songs over the years that we were like, 'Why are we avoiding this?'" On Friday, March 23, Hurd released a brand ... (more...)
Miami Open: Johanna Konta beats Elise Mertens in third round Miami Open: Johanna Konta beats Elise Mertens in third round
- March 26, 2018

It looked nearly certain that Konta would be facing Williams - who she beat in the semi-finals of 2017 - after the American raced into a 5-0 lead against Bertens, but the Dutch ace remarkably rallied back to take the opening set 7-5. "It didn't look good sometimes", Williams said in her post-match interview. "And that's why I love this game". Johanna Konta continued her quest to defend the biggest title of her career with a 6-2 6-1 victory over Elise Mertens at the Miami Open on Sunday. (more...)
Mahesh Babu's Bharat Ane Nenu teaser becomes world's second most liked teaser Mahesh Babu's Bharat Ane Nenu teaser becomes world's second most liked teaser
- March 26, 2018

Written by Ramajogayya Sastry and composed by Devi Sri Prasad , the song has been sung by David Simon.Ramajogaiah Sastry‏ was sure that the track would impress the listeners. The film directed by Koratala Siva and produced by D.V.V. Danayya. Bharat Ane Nenu (meaning I, Bharat) is how a pledge begins. This will be Mahesh Babu's 23rd film and the second one with director Siva. (more...)