Arts&Culture


Northam still ahead of Gillespie in latest CNU poll, but lead shrinking
- October 18, 2017

Just 24 percent of responders said the opposite, that they only trust Northam on crime. The Wason Center noted this was the first tracking poll in which Northam's share shrank as Gillespie's increased and was the first in which Northam's lead was within the poll's margin of error of 4.2 percent. (more...)
Merlin says revenue hit by weather, terror attacks Merlin says revenue hit by weather, terror attacks
- October 18, 2017

In recent weeks, media reports said Merlin expressed interest in buying SeaWorld - which Varney dismissed during the trading update by saying, "We were not engaged in buying that one". Merlin has also signed a multi-territory agreement with Entertainment One (eOne) to open Peppa Pig themed attractions and accommodation. "We also continue to face significant cost pressures, largely brought about by employment legislation, particularly in the United Kingdom". (more...)
Wilmington police investigating deaths in 3-story house Wilmington police investigating deaths in 3-story house
- October 18, 2017

She is being held on $2 million cash bail. At a news conference Tuesday, police say the boys' father, Victor Eppelle, who is now behind bars in York, Pa., has been notified of his sons' deaths. Front and Market streets around 9:30 p.m. after receiving a report of a woman smoking marijuana. Officers said after that call they rushed to the home and as they were going through the apartment they discovered the children's bodies in the bathtub. (more...)
The Flash motion poster for 'Justice League' released
- October 18, 2017

These days, we've grown accustomed to motion posters, and this one plays on the idea of a hero's dual identity. The movie also features Amber Heard as Mera, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, and Ciarán Hinds as Steppenwolf, as well as Willem Dafoe, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Connie Nielsen, J.K. (more...)
Roy Price resigns as Amazon Studios chief following sexual harassment allegation Roy Price resigns as Amazon Studios chief following sexual harassment allegation
- October 18, 2017

Price was suspended from the company five days ago following an accusation from an executive producer that Price sexually harassed her during San Diego Comic-Con in 2015. Over & over I said it. Amazon has two series in production with The Weinstein Company, which was Price's main venture at the company. "We are reviewing our options for our projects we have with the Weinstein Company", the statement added. (more...)
Nicole Kidman Finally Explains That Awkward Emmys Kiss with Alexander Skarsgard
- October 18, 2017

Alexander Skarsgard is congratulated by his co-star Nicole Kidman as her husband, Kiwi Keith Urban , looks on. You're not alone, and in a new interview with Graham Norton , she tries to cover her tracks. "And I gave Alex a congratulatory kiss and he's like a mannequin". "I've got an fantastic, supportive, gorgeous husband who I love more than anything in the world", she said. (more...)
'Game Of Thrones' star Lena Headey accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment 'Game Of Thrones' star Lena Headey accuses Harvey Weinstein of harassment
- October 18, 2017

He ended up forcibly taking her downstairs and out of the hotel by the arm and Headey said she felt "powerless". The actress says that she never appeared in another Miramax film following the encounter, and assumed for years that she'd be in the clear after having shut him down so swiftly. (more...)
EA Is Shutting Down Visceral Games EA Is Shutting Down Visceral Games
- October 18, 2017

Söderlund has advised that development of the Star Wars title will be moved to various EA studios worldwide. It seems like "story-based, linear adventure game" is a death knell for a big non-console-manufacturing publisher heading into the future of the video game industry. (more...)
Netflix takes on the wild west in Godless teaser Netflix takes on the wild west in Godless teaser
- October 17, 2017

The teaser trailer welcomes you to "no-man's land" as a narrator ominously declares, "T'is a fearful thing to love what death can touch. Tis a human thing to love what death has touched". The seven-part limited series tells the story of well-known criminal Frank Griffin (Daniels) and his violent gang of outlaws who are thirsty for revenge against Roy Goode (O'Connell). (more...)
Sachin Tendulkar Appeals Twitter to Take Down Fake Accounts of His Children Sachin Tendulkar Appeals Twitter to Take Down Fake Accounts of His Children
- October 17, 2017

This led to a lot of controversy on Twitter and ultimately led to Sachin's comments. The former Indian cricketer then took to Twitter to clarify neither Arjun nor Sara have no Twitter accounts. "I appeal to the platforms to take corrective measures immediately". He even went on to recall his tweet in2014 when he had requested Twitter to pull down the fake accounts. (more...)
Black Panther Releases New Trailer Black Panther Releases New Trailer
- October 17, 2017

Also, massive shout-out to Vince Staples on the soundtrack - so immersive. As we learned from the previous trailer, Black Panther , played by Chadwick Boseman , is the heir to Wakanda, a wealthy and technologically advanced African nation that is under threat from various outside forces. (more...)
Riz Ahmed in talks to play Hamlet in Netflix show
- October 17, 2017

Riz Ahmed will sign a deal to star in Netflix's Hamlet , reports Deadline . The project will be written by Mike Lesslie , who penned the well-received Macbeth re-imagining and the not-so-well-received Assassins Creed . (Even if the title Netflix's Hamlet itself is a bit questionable.) It will take place in contemporary London, a place of "economic and political uncertainty", Deadline reported-that is, basically real-life London, a place Ahmed, a native Londoner, knows quite well. (more...)
Joe Jonas Engaged To 'Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner Joe Jonas Engaged To 'Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner
- October 17, 2017

And the 21-year-old actress has been trying to keep her relationship as private as possible. The dark-haired hunk has previously dated a string of famous women, including the likes of Gigi Hadid and Demi Lovato . The DNCE frontman reportedly began dating Turner around one year ago, when they were spotted celebrating Halloween together and hanging out with Nick Jonas. (more...)
Prince George's Favorite Movie Is Fit for a Future King Prince George's Favorite Movie Is Fit for a Future King
- October 17, 2017

The rest opted for coed schools - and it's likely William and Kate will do the same. When asked what George's favourite film is, the Duke of Cambridge replied: "He quite likes the Lion King , he's watched that quite a few times". However, the pair has been open about their interest in sending their son to co-ed school. Or, perhaps, the little tot just can't wait to be king. A hard stage in education as the entrusts prince William: " Try to keep away from the television is a hard job", ... (more...)
Jennifer Lawrence Reveals Female Producer Made Her Do Nude Lineup Jennifer Lawrence Reveals Female Producer Made Her Do Nude Lineup
- October 17, 2017

The producer wanted Lawrence to lose the weight in two weeks - which is not only offensive, it's unhealthy . "A producer asked me to put myself naked and put me in line next to five other women-all of which were really much smaller than me. (more...)
We Were 'Just Running Out of Ideas' We Were 'Just Running Out of Ideas'
- October 17, 2017

The comedian simply felt the sitcom couldn't move forward with her in place. "Very sad, I had a great experience..." James told the New York Daily News that the decision came not because of anything to do with Hayes, but because they were out of story ideas. (more...)
'Star Wars' Han Solo Stand-Alone Movie Gets A Title 'Star Wars' Han Solo Stand-Alone Movie Gets A Title
- October 17, 2017

Notably, the use of colon and subtitle mirrors Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which marked the first Star Wars spin-off film a year ago. At long last, we can finally stop referring to the upcoming Han Solo movie as "the upcoming Han Solo movie". (more...)
Halloween store removes Anne Frank costume after complaints Halloween store removes Anne Frank costume after complaints
- October 17, 2017

The costume included a green beret, blue button-up dress and brown shoulder bag. The Anne Frank costume offended some of those who have read the diary left behind by the teenage girl, who died at the age of 15 at the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. (more...)
Kher welcomed with 'drum beats' at FTII Kher welcomed with 'drum beats' at FTII
- October 17, 2017

He also conducted the first acting class with the students and had lunch with them. The acclaimed Bollywood actor succeeding Gajendra Chauhan whose appointment in 2014 had triggered widespread student protests. "The first thing I wanted to do was to have a chat with the students and we did have a good conversation". We spoke on a number of topics. The newly appointed chairman even met the students in the main theatre (MT) of the FTII and spoke to them about their problems. (more...)
Columbus Crew owner confirms team is considering move to Austin
- October 17, 2017

The Crew is one of the 10 founding teams in the MLS. "There is a lot of benefit that being in Austin would give a team, too, though not public funding of a stadium". Columbus Crew has been long plagued by low attendance numbers. However, the Dispatch reports a deal to host matches at the University of Texas is "all but done" for 2019, and MLS earlier this season registered "Austin FC" and "Austin Athletic" as trademarks. (more...)