Arts&Culture


Black Lightning is part of the Arrowverse, but stays closer to home Black Lightning is part of the Arrowverse, but stays closer to home
- January 09, 2018

Black Lightning is unlike any of the CW's other caped offerings - and not just because of its predominantly black cast. Watch the extended "Suit Up" trailer below! A special promo video for The CW's superhero shows enlists a whole host of characters, including the latest addition to the network: Black Lightning . (more...)
Alton Towers Combines Wood and Fire for Wicker Man Rollercoaster Alton Towers Combines Wood and Fire for Wicker Man Rollercoaster
- January 09, 2018

It is also the first new wooden rollercoaster to open in the United Kingdom for the last 21 years. The 58-foot tall wicker man effigy will appear to burn as passengers fly past it on the new £16m ride, with the first passengers due to be ferried around this spring. (more...)
'The Bachelor Winter Games' premiere date and cast officially announced by ABC! 'The Bachelor Winter Games' premiere date and cast officially announced by ABC!
- January 09, 2018

Bachelor Nation will become Bachelor International on February 13, when ABC premieres Bachelor Winter Games - featuring former Bachelors, Bachelorettes , and their rejects competing in winter-themed challenges while also attempting to find a soulmate/temporary life companion. (more...)
LaLiga: What Messi told Dembele about his performance after Levante win LaLiga: What Messi told Dembele about his performance after Levante win
- January 09, 2018

Messi, Luis Suarez and Paulinho all got on the score sheet. Though the Brazilian worldwide has since made the move to the Camp Nou this month, Liverpool held firm on their star man during the summer, a stance which Reds boss Jurgen Klopp actually informed Borussia Dortmund of in August, in an attempt to aid his former club in raising as much money as possible from Dembele's sale. (more...)
Star Wars Just Opened In China And Lost At The Box Office Star Wars Just Opened In China And Lost At The Box Office
- January 09, 2018

The Last Jedi had the most screens of any film on Friday with a 34.6 percent share from 90,761 showings, compared to Ex-File 3's 33 percent screen share with 86,792 showings, according to Maoyan. The original Star Wars trilogy came out during a period when all western media was banned in China , and as such, the country simply doesn't have the connection to the property that so many others do. (more...)
The founder of the Miss Trans America pageant was murdered The founder of the Miss Trans America pageant was murdered
- January 09, 2018

By agreement between the legal teams, Steele-Knudslien will be held without the right to bail and was given a pretrial hearing date of February 7. An autopsy determined she died of blood loss from a stab wound, and multiple blunt force trauma to her head, according to the Berkshire Eagle . (more...)
Surprise awakening of Papua New Guinea volcano forces evacuations Surprise awakening of Papua New Guinea volcano forces evacuations
- January 09, 2018

The population of the island is estimated at between 500 and 600 people. The Rabaul Volcanological Observatory told Loop PNG the eruption could "become explosive". Fortunately, nearly 600 residents of the small island were successfully evacuated and there were no reported injuries or deaths, according to the US-based non-profit organization Samaritan Aviation . (more...)
Caitriona Balfe Debuts Engagement Ring at Golden Globes 2018 Caitriona Balfe Debuts Engagement Ring at Golden Globes 2018
- January 09, 2018

The Irish actress confirmed to USA magazine People on the red carpet of the Golden Globes that McGill popped the question recently. About the engagement, the 38-year-old really just poured her heart out, telling People , "It happened over the break". (more...)
FX Responds to Versace Family's Thoughts on 'American Crime Story' Series FX Responds to Versace Family's Thoughts on 'American Crime Story' Series
- January 09, 2018

Gianni Versace ", the family said via the fashion house in a statement to media outlets today. Similar to The People v. O. J. Simpson , the show dramatizes a real-life crime to examine the more systemic issues behind it, but unlike O.J. (more...)
"Big Little Lies" Absolutely Dominated At The Golden Globes Because Duh
- January 09, 2018

An emotional Nicole Kidman has used her Golden Globe acceptance speech to honour her mother for the work she did in Australia as an advocate for women. Much of Sunday's Golden Globes awards ceremony was driven by conversation of the Time's Up campaign that was launched last week by more than 300 Hollywood industry figures including actors, directors and writers. (more...)
Stars to walk Golden Globes red carpet with activists Stars to walk Golden Globes red carpet with activists
- January 09, 2018

Eight powerful actresses - Meryl Streep , Emma Stone , Emma Watson , Laura Dern , Amy Poehler , Susan Sarandon , Michelle Williams , and Shailene Woodley - walked the red carpet with gender and racial justice advocates on their arms. (more...)
Seth Meyers, Oprah, viewers exhausted of Trump jokes — Golden Globes winners Seth Meyers, Oprah, viewers exhausted of Trump jokes — Golden Globes winners
- January 08, 2018

Highlight: If a presidential election were held today, Oprah Winfrey would receive 100 percent of the vote from the group of TV critics with whom I watched the Golden Globes . Simone Johnson, the 16-year-old daughter of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, became not Miss Golden Globes - a title that seems to have been retired, and not a moment too soon - but the HFPA's first "ambassador". (more...)
Jimmy Kimmel won't get 'too heavy' with healthcare issues during Oscars Jimmy Kimmel won't get 'too heavy' with healthcare issues during Oscars
- January 08, 2018

With almost two months to go until the Academy Awards, host Jimmy Kimmel is in no hurry to start writing his material, even when it comes to the industry's ongoing discussion about sexual misconduct and the women who are leading the charge to create change, which dominated the conversation at Sunday night's Golden Globes . (more...)
Rose McGowan Calls Golden Globes Showing 'Hollywood Fakery' Rose McGowan Calls Golden Globes Showing 'Hollywood Fakery'
- January 08, 2018

In the clip, she said: "I was in the middle of my second movie for his company, and I get assaulted". Ahead of the Golden Globes , Rose McGowan debuted the first trailer for her upcoming series, Citizen Rose , which follows her life, post-Weinstein scandal. (more...)
Oprah declares 'new day' for women in powerful Golden Globes speech Oprah declares 'new day' for women in powerful Golden Globes speech
- January 08, 2018

DeMille Award at Sunday's Golden Globes . In an interview with Winfrey on Bloomberg last March, interviewer David Rubenstein broached the possibility, saying "It's clear you don't need government experience to be elected president of the United States". (more...)
Anushka Shetty starrer Bhaagamathie trailer out Anushka Shetty starrer Bhaagamathie trailer out
- January 08, 2018

The makers have released its trailer in all three languages. The two minute Bhaagamathie trailer is a ride as scary and thrilling as is possible. Bhaagamathie Trailer The trailer looked good with an interesting storyline. The movie features Anushka Shetty in the lead role while Unni Mukundan, Jayaram, and Aadhi Pinisetty in the supporting roles. On the whole, the theatrical trailer of Bhaagamathie has been horrifying and keeps the expectations on the film quite high. (more...)
Disney's Live-Action 'Aladdin' Slammed For 'Browning Up' White Actors Disney's Live-Action 'Aladdin' Slammed For 'Browning Up' White Actors
- January 08, 2018

Disney has become embroiled in a race row after admitting to "browning up" white actors for its forthcoming Aladdin remake. Disney said 400 of the 500 background performers are said to be of Indian, Middle Eastern, African, Mediterranean and Asian heritage, however by "browning up" white actors to blend in Odedra said he believes the company is "out of touch" when it comes to taking a step in the right direction of diversity. (more...)
H&M apologizes for using black child to model 'Coolest monkey' shirt H&M apologizes for using black child to model 'Coolest monkey' shirt
- January 08, 2018

The brand removed the image, but kept in place other designs modeled by white children. Rather than join the chorus of complaints about what many considered to be a way of conveying a racist message or lack of awareness from the marketing team, Chris Classic made a decision to do something about it. (more...)
China's forex reserves rise to $4.16 trillion China's forex reserves rise to $4.16 trillion
- January 08, 2018

Economists had expected reserves to rise by US$6 billion to US$3.125 trillion. The yuan has risen for 11 months in a row, a sharp contrast to a year ago when it fell to almost 7 to the USA dollar, pushing the forex reserves below the psychologically important US$3 trillion mark as the central bank sought to defend the currency's value. (more...)
Gwyneth Paltrow announces engagement to Brad Falchuk Gwyneth Paltrow announces engagement to Brad Falchuk
- January 08, 2018

The self-help style wording of the statement is reminiscent of Paltrow and ex-husband Chris Martin's now infamous divorce announcement, in which they revealed their plans to "consciously uncouple" rather than merely break up. Paltrow recently snapped a photo of Martin and Falchuck together at brunch, adding the hashtag #modernfamily. Falchuk, who attended Beaver Country Day School in Chestnut Hill before going to Hobart and William Smith Colleges in NY, is the co-creator of " Glee " and " ... (more...)