Arts&Culture


What Are The Origins Of Halloween? What Are The Origins Of Halloween?
- October 31, 2017

Gaels thought that the barriers between our world and the next became thinner than usual, paving the way for spirits to come by and damage their crops. That is the unofficial secular holiday when people dress up in costumes that have changed over the years. Guising gave way to threatening pranks in exchange for candies. (more...)
Wockhardt posts Rs 3.3 cr net loss in Q2 Wockhardt posts Rs 3.3 cr net loss in Q2
- October 31, 2017

In a regulatory filing on the BSE , the drug maker said consolidated revenue from operations for the quarter under review declined 4 per cent annually to Rs 1,022 crore from Rs 1,065 crore in the same period year ago, but grew 15 per cent sequentially from Rs 891 crore last quarter. (more...)
Kylie Jenner's boyfriend Travis Scott is being sued Kylie Jenner's boyfriend Travis Scott is being sued
- October 31, 2017

In his suit, Green alleges that Scott, 25, encouraged fans to push forward, which led to him being pushed over the balcony and landing on the ground. And the performer only made matters worse by ordering his security guards to drag the badly injured young man's limp body to the stage - so Scott could bizarrely try to give him a ring as a consolation prize, the plaintiff claims. (more...)
Prue Leith accidentally reveals GBBO victor - and fans are having a meltdown Prue Leith accidentally reveals GBBO victor - and fans are having a meltdown
- October 31, 2017

In a Twitter eff-up worthy of former Chancellor Ed Balls, Great British Bake Off host Prue Leith has accidentally revealed the series victor - hours ahead of tonight's final. The time difference is massive. They've asked me about timings and schedules but I've not seen or heard anything about a contract. It is not yet clear how Prue came to tweet the name of the Bake Off victor. (more...)
Arjun Kapoor's first look from Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar Revealed! Arjun Kapoor's first look from Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar Revealed!
- October 31, 2017

The actor debuted in the film industry with Parineeti in Yash Raj Films' Ishqzaade , which had released in 2012. About his role, Arjun says that the movie's director Dibakar wanted him to understand the world from where the character has come from, moreover, he wanted him to be embedded in that world. (more...)
Former 'Bachelor in Paradise' producer suing Warner Bros. for reported sexual harassment Former 'Bachelor in Paradise' producer suing Warner Bros. for reported sexual harassment
- October 31, 2017

Former " Bachelor " producer Becky Steenhoek filed a complaint in the Los Angeles Superior Court alleging sexual harassment on-set. Entertainment, The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss's production company NZK Productions , and producers Elan Gale, Peter Scalettar, Jacqueline Naz Perez, Caitlin Stapleton , and Bennett Graebner . (more...)
"It Felt GREAT Not To Promote Ittefaq": Sonakshi Sinha
- October 31, 2017

Shah Rukh Khan like every year will address his fans by standing on the balcony of his house "Mannat" and wave to the millions of fans who wait for him. After Karan requested media to not give out spoilers, SRK joked saying that he is the killer in this thriller. In fact, the entire cast was present at the press conference and everyone had a thing or two to say about the film, personal life and more. (more...)
Shocking/Gross: Scott Disick Says He Dated Bella Thorne to Shocking/Gross: Scott Disick Says He Dated Bella Thorne to "Make Kourtney Mad"
- October 31, 2017

We then saw Kim Kardashian as she video chatted with sister Kendall Jenner about Scott and Bella Thorne " s infamous paparazzi photographs , taken as they walked through LAX on route to Cannes . "It's just so ridiculous". Kourtney has come to Cannes to party it up with a younger male model and live openly as a strong, liberated sexual woman. (more...)
Shaquille O'Neal, other guest hosts to fill in for Jimmy Kimmel
- October 31, 2017

Jimmy will return to the show next week. Kimmel's son was born with a rare heart defect in May, leading to an emotional monologue from Kimmel about the importance of affordable healthcare. Actor Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet for the film mother! at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September. She added: 'I'd never met her before, but we've always watched Keeping Up With the Kardashians . (more...)
Arrest Warrant Issued for Rose McGowan, Who Calls Charges 'HORSES Arrest Warrant Issued for Rose McGowan, Who Calls Charges 'HORSES
- October 31, 2017

According to the Associated Press, police reported that traces of narcotics were found on the items. Police said they've attempted to contact McGowan so she can appear in a Loudoun County, Virginia, court. There is a warrant out for my arrest in Virginia. McGowan is one of several women to accuse Weinstein of rape. The New York Times's original story alleged that McGowan had reached a $100,000 (£76,000) settlement with Weinstein following an incident in a hotel room during ... (more...)
House of Cards to End With Season 6 House of Cards to End With Season 6
- October 31, 2017

Netflix and series producer Media Rights Capital released a joint statement yesterday saying they are "deeply troubled" by these allegations , but as of writing, season 6 is still going ahead. As previously scheduled, Kevin Spacey is not working on set at this time", the statement read. "Thanks for giving the homophobes more ammo #KevinSpacey". (more...)
Kathy Griffin accuses Andy Cohen of cocaine use, blasts Harvey Levin Kathy Griffin accuses Andy Cohen of cocaine use, blasts Harvey Levin
- October 31, 2017

In the video, a stoic Griffin sits in front of a camera and responds to an interview Cohen did with TMZ photographers outside Los Angeles International Airport last week, where he said he didn't know her. Case in point? Former Bravo diva, Kathy Griffin! Griffin was sacked from her New Year's Eve CNN hosting gig with Anderson Cooper , who also quickly distanced himself from his former friend. (more...)
Gotham Recasts Poison Ivy: Peyton List to Replace Maggie Geha
- October 31, 2017

It was Monday that Peyton List will be stepping into the verdant shoes of Ivy Pepper , taking over for Season 3 addition Maggie Geha , who herself replaced original cast member Clare Foley. Now, the latest word to come down says that she's unfortunately out, and that Peyton List is in. "Unsafe. A live wire of insane energy", Gotham's producers said in a statement on the casting change. (more...)
Kristen Bell's Daughter Demanded She Dress Up as Queen Elsa for Halloween
- October 31, 2017

Bell wasn't the only star to reference her own movie for Halloween, as Gwyneth Paltrow wore a box on her head, alluding to her character's grim fate in the 1995 movie Se7en. "The gloves are a very big deal". Lincoln appears to have come full circle on " Frozen " given that she told Bell to turn it off after 15 minutes when she watched the family favorite for the first time past year. (more...)
New God of War Trailer Shows Dynamic Combat on PS4 New God of War Trailer Shows Dynamic Combat on PS4
- October 31, 2017

On the topic of God of War's combat, some hardcore fans of the series are displeased with the new system stepping away from its original roots. Although there was no mention of a release date , Sony is sticking with its previously stated window of "early 2018". (more...)
Authorities Concede Jam Master Jay Murder Remains A Cold Case Authorities Concede Jam Master Jay Murder Remains A Cold Case
- October 31, 2017

According to some reports, the 37-year-old Jam Master Jay hugged one of the men before gunfire erupted. One shot, fired at point-blank range, reportedly hit Jay in the head, instantly killing him. Some believe his death to be the result of payback from someone to which he owed money as he was reportedly facing a load of debt at the time. 50 Cent was only one in a handful of young artists Jam Master Jay had taken under his wing at the time through his JMJ imprint, a large objective that ... (more...)
Niall Horan's 'mind is blown' after debut album Flicker tops United States charts Niall Horan's 'mind is blown' after debut album Flicker tops United States charts
- October 31, 2017

Niall took to social media to give his thanks to fans for the achievement, saying his mind was "completely blown". "An album that I wrote has gone to (number) one in the United States and I can not thank you guys enough for supporting it", he wrote. (more...)
Truck fire shuts 495 northbound for evening commute
- October 31, 2017

State police responded to a truck fire just north of the I-93 interchange in Andover shortly after 1:30 p.m. The nature of the chemicals was not immediately released. MassDOT officials said all traffic is being diverted on I-93 northbound at Exit 40B. Drivers can then exit I-93 at Exit 48 to get back on I-495 via Route 213. (more...)
Flashpoint Movie Won't Happen If Justice League Bombs?
- October 31, 2017

Notable new shots include Amazon Warrior doing battle with Steppenwolf; there are also previously unseen footage in the above video featuring Batman, Wonder Woman and the Flash . At a recent press stop, a fan on Twitter recorded Ray Fisher ( Cyborg ) talking about how he thinks Cyborg will evolve not only through Justice League but in the followup DCEU films as well. (more...)
The 5 Biggest Surprises from New York City's 2018 Michelin Guide The 5 Biggest Surprises from New York City's 2018 Michelin Guide
- October 31, 2017

This news is from San Francisco, but it's worth including: Californios, a Mexican restaurant in the city, is the first in the United States to receive two Michelin stars. It was kind of on cruise control". "Only five local restaurants - Per Se , Le Bernardin , Masa , Brooklyn Fare, and Eleven Madison Park - now hold the guide's highest honor of three stars , compared with seven in the San Francisco Bay Area". (more...)