Arts&Culture


After Hawaii Missile Alert Goof, a Password Problem After Hawaii Missile Alert Goof, a Password Problem
- January 23, 2018

The alarm came amid several months of bellicose rhetoric between the U.S. and North Korea, including threats to unleash nuclear-tipped missiles upon each other. "And the menu contained no ballistic missile defence false alarm option - which has now been added". "I've been putting that on my phone so that we can access the social media directly", Ige said. (more...)
(XOM) Stake Increased by Lincoln National Corp
- January 23, 2018

About 13.09 million shares traded or 27.70% up from the average. Exxon Mobil Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Vice President Wascom Dennis G has sold 2,412 shares of Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM ) in trading session dated December 15, 2017. (more...)
New Oscar rules aim to avoid another envelope mix-up New Oscar rules aim to avoid another envelope mix-up
- January 23, 2018

Lets hope things run smoothly this year. The complete and utter s**tshow that occurred past year will be as memorable as the likes of Sacheen Littlefeather rejecting Marlon Brando's Oscars and David Letterman's nuclear fallout from hosting - but it'll never happen again, if PwC has anything to say about. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds to produce Cluedo film Ryan Reynolds to produce Cluedo film
- January 23, 2018

Reynolds will executively produce the film and potentially star as well. Reynolds will produce via his shingle, Maximum Effort , as will Allspark Pictures, the producing arm of Hasbro. Deadpool became the highest grossing film for Fox since Avatar , as it's $783 million worldwide gross established itself as the highest grossing R-rated film of all time. (more...)
Harden and Paul carry Rockets past Heat Harden and Paul carry Rockets past Heat
- January 23, 2018

A 3-pointer by Harden tied it at 55 and two possessions later guard Paul hit a jumper in the paint to give the Rockets their first lead. "We're confident because we know if we're doing what we're supposed to do, we're going to beat them". (more...)
Big Title Change On The WWE Raw 25th Anniversary Show Big Title Change On The WWE Raw 25th Anniversary Show
- January 23, 2018

Upon returning to Raw from his movie hiatus, The Miz immediately made it clear what his No. 1 priority was. Earlier tonight on the 25th Anniversary Episode of Monday Night Raw, The Miz defeated Roman Reigns to capture his 8th Intercontinental Championship . (more...)
Tributes pour in for Bra Hugh Masekela Tributes pour in for Bra Hugh Masekela
- January 23, 2018

The fourth annual Hugh Masekela Heritage Festival takes place on 4 November at the Elkah Stadium in Soweto, Johannesburg. "I just went into music because I love it", he told FORBES LIFE AFRICA, when he was on the cover in 2014. Masekela married Miriam Makeba in 1964, but the couple divorced in 1966. President Zuma honoured him with the highest order in South Africa: The Order of Ikhamanga, and 2011 saw Masekela received a Lifetime Achievement award at the WOMEX World Music Expo in Copenhagen. (more...)
Britney Spears bringing Piece of Me tour to Dublin Britney Spears bringing Piece of Me tour to Dublin
- January 23, 2018

She now has a residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. Britney Spears shows off her sporty figure in racy pictures. Tickets are from €69.50 and on sale from usual outlets this coming Saturday, January 27th at 9am. Britney has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards and won for Best Dance Recording in 2005. This is the first and only time that " Britney: Piece of Me " will visit the 3Arena. (more...)
Netflix forced to write-off $49 million following Kevin Spacey scandal Netflix forced to write-off $49 million following Kevin Spacey scandal
- January 23, 2018

The company said today in its fourth-quarter earnings report that it took a $39 million write-down "for unreleased content we've made a decision to not forward with", according to Variety . president Frank Underwood. Netflix also decided against releasing the biopic Gore , which starred Kevin Spacey as writer Gore Vidal. The final season of House of Cards has been moved from its usual order of 13 episodes to eight. (more...)
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS TV Reboot Lands A Cast WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS TV Reboot Lands A Cast
- January 23, 2018

So far, the plot details are being kept under wraps, but Kayvan Novak , Matt Berry ( IT Crowd fans, rejoice!), Natasia Demetriou , and Harvey Guillen have been cast in the half-hour series. Waititi has been critically acclaimed for his revival of the Thor franchise in the uproariously amusing Thor: Ragnarok , and Clement has just nailed down a deal for an hour-long special of Flight of the Conchords with musical partner Brett McKenzie. (more...)
Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) Given Hold Rating at Cowen
- January 23, 2018

The stock increased 1.30% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $36.65. (NASDAQ: FOXA)'s short interest is 18.21 million shares, or 1.23% of the float. Its down 0.14, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 53 investors sold ALB shares while 158 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 598 raised stakes. (more...)
Idris Elba Says It's Time to Idris Elba Says It's Time to "Do Something Different" with James Bond
- January 23, 2018

I think that character ... everybody would like to see something different done with it. However, he is still ready to see Bond bosses do something totally different with the super sleuth, now played by Daniel Craig . The hot tip for the eighth James Bond has been Tom Hardy , although the chances of this actually seem pretty slim unless Dunkirk and Dark Knight director, Christopher Nolan is at the helm of the 27th installation in the franchise . (more...)
John Cena in Talks to Star in 'Duke Nukem' Film John Cena in Talks to Star in 'Duke Nukem' Film
- January 23, 2018

The project is set up at Michael Bay, Andrew Form, and Brad Fuller's Paramount-based banner, Platinum Dunes. Dimension Films previously had its hands on the pic. Cena's brawny-but-goofy shtick provided comic relief for his roles in Trainwreck , The Marine , and Daddy's Home . The Duke Nukem series follows the muscle-bound protagonist (essentially a protein shake mix-up of action hero stereotypes) with a penchant for cigar-smoking as he battles hordes of evil aliens to save the human ... (more...)
Bill Cosby returns to the stage for first time in 3 years Bill Cosby returns to the stage for first time in 3 years
- January 23, 2018

Cosby has kept a low profile in the wake of a criminal case in which he is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. But the judge allowed only one women who claimed to have been attacked to appear in support of Ms constand's claims. (more...)
'Forward progress stopped' on 1000-acre Parker Co. fire threatening homes, schools 'Forward progress stopped' on 1000-acre Parker Co. fire threatening homes, schools
- January 23, 2018

An online message from Willow Park, 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Fort Worth, said a grass fire near a neighborhood led to some homes evacuated, as a precaution. Meanwhile, ranchers were seen in the area wrangling a herd of cattle, directing them away from the fire to safety. The Flower Mound Fire Department on Monday afternoon said parts of US 377 were closed. (more...)
Over 200000 Hit the Streets For the NYC Women's March Over 200000 Hit the Streets For the NYC Women's March
- January 23, 2018

Like a year ago, many women donned the unmistakable pink knit "pussy hats" as they marched through Midtown. Trump tweeted on Saturday, "Beautiful weather all over our great country, a ideal day for all Women to March". The 2017 Women's March was described as the largest day of protests in the US history with the participation of about 4.6 million marchers, according to the Independent. (more...)
Trump Claims Victory As Deal Reached To Reopen US Government Trump Claims Victory As Deal Reached To Reopen US Government
- January 23, 2018

Dems reportedly held a 90-minute meeting before ultimately choosing to trust McConnell's word that he would take up the measure in the near future if Democrats worked with Republicans in reopening the government. He added that he was hopeful about talks on so-called Dreamers , more than 700,000 young immigrants brought to the USA as children who were protected under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) programme. (more...)
Nicole Kidman wins SAG Award Nicole Kidman wins SAG Award
- January 23, 2018

Not so fast. Nicole isn't sure Keith wants to go from supporting her in the audience at awards shows to actually being her co-star in a project. Yes, there were black dresses , and white dresses , but there were also gowns in bright red, green, pink and yellow. (more...)
Harry Styles in the running to play James Bond Harry Styles in the running to play James Bond
- January 23, 2018

I think it's more about "we just want to have a black guy play James Bond " rather than "Idris Elba, the actor, play James Bond ". He has got it. Smith continued: "Harry is really good and he can go all the way". He may only be 23-years-old, but could young James Bond be the next reboot for the 007 franchise? Either way, Harry would have to wait for his chance at playing 'Bond, James Bond , ' because Daniel Craig has agreed to do one more film. (more...)
Aziz Ansari misses the 2018 SAG Awards amid sexual misconduct allegation Aziz Ansari misses the 2018 SAG Awards amid sexual misconduct allegation
- January 23, 2018

Back in his Tribeca apartment, Grace claims that Ansari pressured her into giving him oral sex and penetrated her digitally without her consent. "I think that above all what we've always said is that it remains vital that anyone who feels victimized should and you know, does have the right to speak out and come forward", said Brie, who is married to Franco's brother Dave. (more...)