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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Is a Tame, Bland Beast Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Is a Tame, Bland Beast
- December 21, 2017

The film's conceit is that, when you're transported into the game, you are suddenly a character in it - in body, voice and skill set, but with your earthbound personality intact. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is somewhat of a recovery - the lead characters are winningly awkward and weird and feel true to their inner selves, as teenagers who are still years away from fully maturing as adults - yet the narrative is unwieldy, filled with many predictable, repetitive moments that grow tiresome ... (more...)
Canada couple married for 70 years forced to spend Christmas apart Canada couple married for 70 years forced to spend Christmas apart
- December 20, 2017

She said: "My parents have been together for a total of 73 years and still sleep in the same bed". "It's emotional abuse. It might not be physical, but I do believe it is emotional". Phillips said her father will stay for there for the next 30 days until the family can find a new permanent living arrangement for both her parents. (more...)
Michael Ray charged with DUI; hit vehicle at McDonald's Michael Ray charged with DUI; hit vehicle at McDonald's
- December 20, 2017

The Orlando Sentinel quotes the arrest report - Ray says his foot slipped off the pedal, causing him to hit a 2016 blue Toyota Scion in front of him. Ray also told police that he had been at a bar in Tavares, a town a few miles south of Eustis. Once Ray was transported to the Eustis Police Department, he was asked to take a breathalyzer test, but he refused. (more...)
Ugandan legislators vote on controversial 'Age Limit' bill Ugandan legislators vote on controversial 'Age Limit' bill
- December 20, 2017

In the build up to this vote, parliament was the scene of chaos as two legislators were arrested as they tried to access parliament to serve the speaker and deputy attorney general with court summons that would have prematurely ended today's debate. (more...)
Combat Jack, Influential Hip-Hop Attorney, Writer And Podcaster, Dead At 48
- December 20, 2017

In October he revealed his battle against colorectal cancer , even updating concerned friends, family and fans throughout the process. Today I'm still on the mend. I tried to hire him 10x over the years, but he was smart enough to keep building his own empire. "I would hug this man & just feel the love", she continued in another. (more...)
Miranda Hart convinces Prince William to gallop at the Royal Variety Performance Miranda Hart convinces Prince William to gallop at the Royal Variety Performance
- December 20, 2017

After a performance by the cast of Annie , which she recently starred in as Miss Hannigan on the West End , she insisted he try out one of her signature moves. Although many commenters weren't fond of Hart's hosting style, they commended the future king for being a good sport. Hart had previously said that compelling Prince William to participate was on her to-do list for her Royal Variety duties, adding that she had hoped to see his galloping - another one of her trademarks - and to be ... (more...)
Meryl Streep 'She knew' posters pop up in LA amid Weinstein fallout Meryl Streep 'She knew' posters pop up in LA amid Weinstein fallout
- December 20, 2017

But unlike other women who say he harassed or assaulted them once or twice, "this was his behavior on every occasion I was alone with him". Streep said she was "hurt to be attacked" by McGowan, who has been vocal about Weinstein's alleged sexual misconduct. (more...)
Weinstein attempted to rape colleague, says Ex-aide Weinstein attempted to rape colleague, says Ex-aide
- December 20, 2017

We returned to the United Kingdom and I spoke to my only senior in the Miramax offices and she suggested I get a lawyer so we both resigned from the company, (feeling) constructively dismissed because of his behaviour. Part of the agreement stated that Weinstein had to attend therapy sessions and Perkins would sit in for the first half of them. "I was wrong", she told the BBC. (more...)
New song is all about PadMan's 'innovative love' New song is all about PadMan's 'innovative love'
- December 20, 2017

At the event, when Akshay was asked as to how they will spread awareness regarding the subject, he said, "Just like how we promoted Toilet - Ek Prem Katha on Doordarshan, we will similarly takes this film to the places and spread awareness about the issue where it is most important". (more...)
E-news host quits over pay dispute E-news host quits over pay dispute
- December 20, 2017

Catt Sadler is leaving E! In a statement to Us Weekly , a representative for E! said: "E! compensates employees fairly and appropriately based on their roles, regardless of gender. "It's important that people don't vilify him because he isn't the problem - the system's the problem, the structure's the problem", she says. Know your worth. (more...)
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety: Official trailer Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety: Official trailer
- December 20, 2017

Aaryan and Bharucha acted in the first two films as well and seem to have picked up from where those films left off. Aaryan, whose monologue in Pyaar Ka Punchnama (2011) went viral, is seen similarly mouthing off wisdom about women and their ways to best pal Titu. (more...)
Big Six-Man Main Event, Dolph Ziggler, New Day, More Big Six-Man Main Event, Dolph Ziggler, New Day, More
- December 20, 2017

They argue over Sunday night, and Bryan talks about how bad of a businessman Shane has been in regards to Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn . If the idea was to make Bryan a heel, then they would have done it in a very different way. As one of two special guest referees at Sunday's pay-per-view event, Bryan delivered a fast count as Sami Zayn pinned Randy Orton to give him and Kevin Owens a victory and consign the Viper and Shinsuke Nakamura to a loss. (more...)
Your first look at all-female crime caper, 'Ocean's 8' Your first look at all-female crime caper, 'Ocean's 8'
- December 20, 2017

The movie is a female dominated movie, but the male cast includes George Clooney , Brad Pitt (OH YES!), Matt Damon and Don Cheadle. All women, all the time. Ocean's 8 stars an all-star ensemble cast of Sandra Bullock , Cate Blanchett , Anne Hathaway , Rihanna , Mindy Kaling , Awkwafina , Sarah Paulson , and Helena Bonham Carter . (more...)
Liam Gallagher reveals he has made peace with Noel Liam Gallagher reveals he has made peace with Noel
- December 20, 2017

Delighted fans were in meltdown at the message and tweeted at the Mancunian for confirmation. Liam took to Twitter Wednesday to share with the world that Noel has "reached out" and they are "all good now". Liam has regularly made digs about Noel on social media, with Noel recently hitting back by calling Liam a " village idiot " and describing him as "not well". (more...)
OnScene: ESPN FC's updates from Real Madrid vs. Barcelona OnScene: ESPN FC's updates from Real Madrid vs. Barcelona
- December 20, 2017

The Los Blancos have had an underwhelming start to this season, and find themselves in 4th place in La Liga. Rafinha could return from over eight months out in Saturday's Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona . Here are five issues for Real Madrid . Zidane clearly thinks the same and has at his disposal the best possible option from the bench - a player who can turn a match's momentum. (more...)
K-pop stars postpone activities in respect to late Kim Jong-hyun K-pop stars postpone activities in respect to late Kim Jong-hyun
- December 20, 2017

What else can I say more. That this is enough. "You worked hard, and you'll be remembered forever". "Even if you can't smile don't fault me on my way". On December 19, many celebrities visited Asan Medical Center Funeral Home for Jonghyun who passed away on the 18th. His suspected suicide note reveals a long-simmering battle with depression. (more...)
Mariah Carey Reschedules Australia/New Zealand Tour Mariah Carey Reschedules Australia/New Zealand Tour
- December 20, 2017

Carey , 47, cancelled the first few dates of her " All I Want for Christmas is You" tour in Canada and New York City due to a respiratory infection, but inside sources suggested that she simply could not sell enough tickets. pop star's concerts in Melbourne and Sydney have been shifted to alternative venues and the planned show at Perth Arena has been scrapped. "Until then, sending love and best wishes for a wonderful new year!" Bad news, sports fans. (more...)
Will Smith thrills Indian fans at premiere of sci-fi film 'Bright' Will Smith thrills Indian fans at premiere of sci-fi film 'Bright'
- December 20, 2017

The upcoming action film will harness high dynamic range and Dolby Vision, as well as Dolby Atmos for the many dynamic sound effects, heard throughout the movie. The latest poster was a real throw-back to the classic 80s action movies of the past, with Will Smith and Joel Edgerton front and centre for an unlikely buddy cop movie with a great sci-fi edge. (more...)
'The Greatest Showman' puts on a big - too big - show 'The Greatest Showman' puts on a big - too big - show
- December 20, 2017

Barnum . But what it is in essence is a joyously uplifting potpourii of visual resplendence, stylish choreography and solid gold magic, one engineered to approximate the lavish spectacle the movie musical once offered - a winning combination that won't fail to resonate with every admirer of the all-singing, all-dancing art form. (more...)
Kim Richards quit 'RHOBH': Is she still sober? Kim Richards quit 'RHOBH': Is she still sober?
- December 20, 2017

If that wasn't enticing enough, Teddi also can be heard pontificating about another one of her castmates, saying, "I think Lisa Rinna could be schizophrenic". Growing up in Hilton Head, South Carolina, she got involved with the majestic animals and began competing professionally as an equestrian. "We were pretty shocked", Kemsley said. (more...)