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Google Doodle celebrates Fearless Nadia on her 110th birth anniversary Google Doodle celebrates Fearless Nadia on her 110th birth anniversary
- January 08, 2018

She was famous for her role in 1935 movie, Hunterwali which was one of the early female-lead Indian films. Mary Ann Evans came to Bombay in 1913 at the age of five with her father. She initially joined a touring dance troupe in Bombay, then the Zarko Circus. After her success with Hunterwali , Evans worked in several number of movies through the forties an fifties with a final performance in Khiladi in 1968. (more...)
Golden Globes: Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs Golden Globes: Amazon's The Marvelous Mrs
- January 08, 2018

Sherman-Palladino accepted the award, and thanked Amazon in her acceptance speech. She then promptly wondered if there was cheese backstage and headed off. Brosnahan won for Best Actress in a TV Comedy earlier in the evening. "Musical or Comedy" prize, while Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" won for Best Television Series - Drama. (more...)
Elisabeth Moss dedicates Golden Globe for 'Handmaid's Tale' to Margaret Atwood Elisabeth Moss dedicates Golden Globe for 'Handmaid's Tale' to Margaret Atwood
- January 08, 2018

During her acceptance speech, Moss took the time to mention Atwood, and she also gave kudos to all the women who've spoken out about sexual misconduct in Hollywood. We no longer live in the gaps between the stories. "We want to see ourselves". "This is a show led by a woman. And I think that is something that people are listening to", she said. (more...)
Guillermo Del Toro wins Golden Globe for 'Best Director' Guillermo Del Toro wins Golden Globe for 'Best Director'
- January 08, 2018

Once with "Devil's Backbone", once with "Pan's Labyrinth", and now with " Shape of Water ", because as directors, these things are not just entries in a filmography. Meanwhile, while " Get Out " didn't nab any awards it was stuff nominated in its fair share of categories and it'll be very interesting to see if the film manages to get a best picture nomination at the Oscars despite failing to win the Best Comedy category it was nominated in at the Golden Globes . (more...)
Frances McDormand Just Gave an Rousing Golden Globes Acceptance Speech Frances McDormand Just Gave an Rousing Golden Globes Acceptance Speech
- January 08, 2018

Janney was awarded for her portrayal as Tonya Harding's mother in I, Tonya . Lead actress Elisabeth Moss won Best Actress in a Drama for her portrayal as June Hosborne. For television , Big Little Lies has been nominated in six categories followed by Feud: Bette and Joan with four nominations. Alexander Skarsgård won the award for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama, beating out Stranger Things' David Harbour. (more...)
Allison Janney wins, and Tonya herself applauds Allison Janney wins, and Tonya herself applauds
- January 08, 2018

But it was what she wore onstage to present an award with her costar Sebastian Stan, that was the real standout. "I don't think she loves all of it", Janney said, referencing the depiction of Harding's role in the earlier events, portrayed by Margot Robbie . (more...)
'Tonight is an awakening': Celebrities walk Golden Globes red carpet with activists 'Tonight is an awakening': Celebrities walk Golden Globes red carpet with activists
- January 08, 2018

It's led to abuse in our own industry and [with domestic workers]. " People are aware now of a power imbalance, and it's something that leads to abuse. As part of a continued campaign inspired by the Time's Up movement, these Hollywood A-listers are committing to amplifying voices in the fight for women's rights and racial equality. (more...)
Natalie Portman calls out all-male director lineup on Golden Globes stage Natalie Portman calls out all-male director lineup on Golden Globes stage
- January 08, 2018

Before reading out the names she quipped, "And now, here are the all male nominees". Her quick, but important remark was subject to a collective roar from the audience, which was their seal of approval. Portman also shared a video explaining why she's wearing black . Here a hint: the nominees were victor del Toro for The Shape of Water , Martin McDonagh for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Christopher Nolan for Dunkirk, Ridley Scott for All the Money in the World, and ... (more...)
Watch Oprah's Powerhouse Globes Speech Condemning Sexual Predators: 'Their Time is Up!' Watch Oprah's Powerhouse Globes Speech Condemning Sexual Predators: 'Their Time is Up!'
- January 08, 2018

Winfrey then pivoted her speech by telling the story of Recy Taylor , who was raped by a group of white men in Alabama in 1944. She lived too many years in a culture broken by brutally powerful men. "Thank you for your powerful contributions to the world of film and television. You've changed our lives". Winfrey next stars in Ana DuVernay's " Wrinkle in Time ", which hits theaters in April. (more...)
BBC's China editor resigns in protest over gender pay gap BBC's China editor resigns in protest over gender pay gap
- January 08, 2018

But Ms Gracie said the corporation was "not living up to its stated values of trust, honesty and accountability" and that the BBC's audit "excluded the women with the biggest pay gaps". Gracie's pay was not high enough to meet the threshold for publication. "[The letter] makes it clear what a hard decision it has been to speak out about what she calls a crisis of trust at the BBC, but why it is vital that the British public are clear about why she has been forced to resign her post". (more...)
Golden Globes: Saoirse Ronan to wear black Golden Globes: Saoirse Ronan to wear black
- January 08, 2018

Look for showrunner Shonda Rhimes and actresses Meryl Streep, Allison Janney, Emma Stone and Witherspoon to also don black and pins on the red carpet at the Golden Globes . Ronan's portrayal of headstrong high school senior Christine " Lady Bird " McPherson and her turbulent relationship with her mother (played by Laurie Metcalf) has been praised for capturing the poignancy and wackiness of late adolescence. (more...)
Nicole Kidman's Golden Globes Speech Was All About the 'Power of Women'
- January 08, 2018

Kidman's win tonight follows up her win at last year's Emmys, for the same role in Jean-Marc Vallée's critically acclaimed HBO series . Nicole Kidman with her mum Janelle Kidman in 2004. "We are in a position now to elicit change and we can do it all together", Kidman told reporters on the red carpet at the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts worldwide awards in Hollywood on Friday. (more...)
James Franco hosts dinner for his fellow Globes nominees James Franco hosts dinner for his fellow Globes nominees
- January 08, 2018

Wiseau wrote, directed, funded and starred in the cult classic. "Come on up here, Tommy", Franco summoned the long-haired Wiseau from the stage. Armie Hammer spent time before the 2018 Golden Globes bonding with his fellow male actor nominees at a special pre-Globes guy's night. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Drunk and Disorderly During Pool Game 'Game of Thrones' Kit Harington Drunk and Disorderly During Pool Game
- January 08, 2018

Harington seemed to be pushed outside at one point. The latest report suggested that Harrington left the bar after he was asked to do so but he returned and then was physically dragged outside. Not pictured with the actor Friday night was his fiancée Rose Leslie , who starred on the series as his on-screen love interest Ygritte. Now engaged to his Game of thrones co-star Rose Leslie, Kit also happens to be one of the highest paid actors on television. (more...)
Golden Globes set to be a more political affair Golden Globes set to be a more political affair
- January 08, 2018

This year's 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards red carpet will be something for the history books. By bringing along their special guests, the actresses hope to shift the conversation about gender equality back towards survivors and solutions, and away from perpetrators of sexual misconduct. (more...)
Flight of the Conchords could be back for TV special Flight of the Conchords could be back for TV special
- January 08, 2018

Flight of the Conchords members Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie . The trickiest thing about touring again is getting used to your instrument again. HBO said the show's details were yet to be ironed out. This, however, was news to HBO (who aired the show in the first place), who told The AV Club that "The deals are not fully in place". (more...)
Lana Del Rey Responds to Radiohead's Lawsuit: 'Their Lawyers Have Been Relentless' Lana Del Rey Responds to Radiohead's Lawsuit: 'Their Lawyers Have Been Relentless'
- January 08, 2018

They want the whole 100%. " Get Free " is now credited with Lana Del Rey , Kieron Menzies and Rick Nowels as writers. "It's true about the lawsuit", she tweeted. As a result, Albert Hammond and Mike Hazlewood have co-writing credits alongside Radiohead . A Los Angeles jury decided they had unfairly taken parts of the track, with Gaye given a songwriters credit and royalties paid to his family. (more...)
France Gall - Eurovision Winner for Luxembourg in 1965 has died France Gall - Eurovision Winner for Luxembourg in 1965 has died
- January 07, 2018

Sinatra's hit was an English adaptation of the 1968 song "Comme d'Habitude" which was written by French glam-rocker Francois about his break-up with the Parisian singer. Her father was the lyricist Robert Gall, and her mother, Cecile Berthier, was also a singer. When her success diminished there, she tried to build a career in Germany. (more...)
Brad Pitt Bid $120000 to Watch 'Game of Thrones' With Emilia Clarke
- January 07, 2018

At one point, the auctioneer yelled out "Is the King of the North here?!" Pitt upped his bid when Clarke's co-star, Kit Harington , agreed to join in on the viewing party. When Harington offered to also sit in on the episode viewing, Pitt raised his own bid to United States dollars 120,000. Pitt then took his bid to the next level, offering a massive $120,000. (more...)
Leeds suffer shock Cup exit at Newport Leeds suffer shock Cup exit at Newport
- January 07, 2018

Thomas Christiansen, the man who replaced Monk as manager, made nine changes to the Leeds side that started here and the wisdom of that decision will be questioned as Newport , 53 places below them on the league ladder, pulled off a famous triumph. (more...)