Arts&Culture


Trump marks 16th anniversary of 9/11 attacks Trump marks 16th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
- September 13, 2017

Moments of silence were held for the nearly 3,000 people killed when hijackers crashed planes into the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. "On that day, not only did the world change, but we all changed", Trump said. "Most people feel they know at least approximately the group of people that did this and where they are", Trump told WWOR. (more...)
PewDiePie Issues Apology After Using Racial Slur PewDiePie Issues Apology After Using Racial Slur
- September 13, 2017

This is now the second time this year that PewDiePie , a.k.a. Felix Kjellberg , has been called out for overt racist speech, though the last time he tried to defend himself (sort of) in that he was trying to make a provocative joke involving some possibly unknowing, non-English speakers. (more...)
Jean-Claude Van Damme's son arrested for allegedly holding roommate at knifepoint Jean-Claude Van Damme's son arrested for allegedly holding roommate at knifepoint
- September 13, 2017

When police entered Van Varenberg's building complex they found a "trail of blood" that led to his apartment, TMZ reports . Van Varenberg appeared alongside his father in his first film, martial arts reboot Kickboxer: Vengeance, last year. (more...)
Statue of Christopher Columbus in Central Park vandalized Statue of Christopher Columbus in Central Park vandalized
- September 13, 2017

The vandalization was noticed around 7 a.m. Tuesday morning by a Central Park Conservancy employee, who immediately notified the authorities. "A paper sign stuck to the statue read "save your soul" and "#somethingscoming". Lois Hammett, a visitor from Tennessee, deemed the #Vandalism to be "disgraceful". "It bothers me to see [the graffiti]. It's not positive, it's destructive". (more...)
Deadly Hurricane Irma leaves the Caribbean as Hurricane Jose turns north Deadly Hurricane Irma leaves the Caribbean as Hurricane Jose turns north
- September 13, 2017

One death was reported in Orange County, according to CNN . "This is going to be a frustrating event". Irma , one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes on record before it arrived in the United States, killed 43 people in its rampage through the Caribbean and at least 12 in Florida , Georgia and SC. (more...)
Liam Neeson has announced his retirement from action films Liam Neeson has announced his retirement from action films
- September 13, 2017

This is the screenwriting debut of writers Byron Willinger and Phil de Blasi , but it seems like they've crafted something that fits right in the wheelhouse of the career resurgence Neeson has experienced since the unexpected smash hit of 2008's Taken . (more...)
'Grey's Anatomy' Star Lands Lead Role in Firefighter Spinoff Series 'Grey's Anatomy' Star Lands Lead Role in Firefighter Spinoff Series
- September 13, 2017

George's character's potential future with the Seattle Fire Department was hinted at in the Season 13 finale with Dr. Ben Warren - the eventual husband to original series star Chandra Wilson's Miranda Bailey. Stephanie would go on to leave the hospital as Hinton exited the series. The spinoff was ordered straight-to-series by ABC back in May. Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers will executive produce with McKee. (more...)
Star Wars: Battlefront Season Pass Now Free On Consoles Star Wars: Battlefront Season Pass Now Free On Consoles
- September 13, 2017

In a post on Reddit , an extensive leak has revealed the game modes and heroes that'll be available, as well as some extra details about the game. EA has yet to confirm these details but we should hear more within the next couple of weeks. (more...)
Barcelona: Sagrada Familia evacuated in 'anti-terror' operation Barcelona: Sagrada Familia evacuated in 'anti-terror' operation
- September 12, 2017

Specialist bomb disposal experts have been sent to the area to check a van, police said. Mohamed Houli Chemlal made the admission after being brought before a judge in Madrid, Spanish media reported, quoting court officials. The Sagrada Familia was one of the targets eyed by the terror cell that ultimately attacked the city's Ramblas and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils on August 17. (more...)
George Strait's benefit concert for Harvey victims to take place Tuesday George Strait's benefit concert for Harvey victims to take place Tuesday
- September 13, 2017

The one-hour special will air live at 8 p.m. ET on September 12 on major TV networks and will also stream on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter with proceeds benefiting a number of charities. Journalists Matt Lauer and Norah O'Donnell will also take part with more celebrities expected. Chris Paul , Tyler Perry , Dennis Quaid , Questlove , Jeremy Renner , Julia Roberts , Kelly Rowland , Adam Sandler , Ryan Seacrest , Blake Shelton , David Spade , Gwen Stefani , Michael Strahan , ... (more...)
Kristen Bell Sings for Hurricane Irma evacuees at shelter Kristen Bell Sings for Hurricane Irma evacuees at shelter
- September 13, 2017

Wedged in between the hotel's manager, Gary, and her new "side piece", an elderly gentleman named John, Kristen recounted the details of the last few harrowing days. Kristen said as the crowd cheered. "This hurricane is working out beautifully for John, I'll tell you that", Kimmel joked. Back at the hotel, Bell posted pictures on Instagram of her singing with one guest and dining with a group of seniors. (more...)
'Emmys' 2017: Creative awards winners 'Emmys' 2017: Creative awards winners
- September 12, 2017

Amazon won two awards - one for Mozart in the Jungle and another for its short form series Dropping the Soap . NBC's Saturday Night Live, which tied Netflix's Stranger Things and HBO's Westworld for most accolades at five, swept the Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series categories with Dave Chapelle winning for actor and Melissa McCarthy nabbing the actress award. (more...)
Watch Gigi Hadid Walk The Runway In Just One Shoe Watch Gigi Hadid Walk The Runway In Just One Shoe
- September 12, 2017

At Anna Sui's spring 2018 show at New York Fashion Week Gigi found herslef on the runway without a shoe. Although there is one fashion assistant who we believe will be working his/her last fashion week and that's the person who attempted to strap on Gigi Hadid's shoe at the Anna Sui show. (more...)
James Woods: Amber Tamblyn's Underage Pick-up Attempt Story 'Is a Lie' James Woods: Amber Tamblyn's Underage Pick-up Attempt Story 'Is a Lie'
- September 12, 2017

She replied to Hammer's tweet to share her own experience with Woods-specifically an instance when she was a teenager and he tried to pick her up. Woods is yet to release an official statement on Tamblyn's accusations. The actor replied: "The first is illegal". - An anonymous Twitter user, who was sued by Woods in 2015 for calling the actor a cocaine user, hit back by saying that the actor routinely insults people on social media. (more...)
Did Nadirshah pay Rs 25000 to Pulsar Suni on behalf of Dileep? Did Nadirshah pay Rs 25000 to Pulsar Suni on behalf of Dileep?
- September 12, 2017

The filmmaker has already approached the High Court seeking an anticipatory bail and the court is slated to consider this on Wednesday. The court has postponed Nadhirshah's bail plea to be considered later. The police want to interrogate Nadhirshah to confirm whether the amount was given to Suni with his knowledge. The movie starring Vishnu Unnikrishnan was co-produced by Dileep and hence, the dots join to become concrete. (more...)
Sir Peter Hall dead: Royal Shakespeare Company founder dies aged 86 Sir Peter Hall dead: Royal Shakespeare Company founder dies aged 86
- September 12, 2017

Yet until illness put an end to Sir Peter Hall's career in his eighties, he carried on working, continued to bring rhythm and punch and clarity to classic and new plays and carried on agitating for more respect and more funding for the arts. (more...)
Why Is He Scared? Sooraj Pancholi Deletes His Twitter Account! Why Is He Scared? Sooraj Pancholi Deletes His Twitter Account!
- September 12, 2017

With teaser and promo doing the trick, Kangana Ranaut is giving all of us the Queen nostalgia with her performance. Aditya after the interview said directly that he will take legal actions against the Simran actor claiming she had caused emotional damage to him and his family. (more...)
It's Honey! I Shrunk Matt Damon In Downsizing Trailer It's Honey! I Shrunk Matt Damon In Downsizing Trailer
- September 12, 2017

Imagine a world where $52,000 turns into millions, Cheesecake Factories are around every corner, and one bottle of vodka will last a community for weeks. Days later, when it screened at the Telluride Film Festival, "Downsizing" received a more divided response. In his review for Variety when the movie kicked off the Venice Film Festival to raves, critic Owen Gleiberman called the movie "a ticklish and resonant crowd-pleaser for grown-ups". (more...)
Check Out the New Trailer for James Franco's 'The Disaster Artist' Check Out the New Trailer for James Franco's 'The Disaster Artist'
- September 12, 2017

While the rest of the cast is a who's who of modern comedy, the humour is mostly situational. Check out The Disaster Artist trailer below, along with the poster in the gallery! But it's also a warm, energetic and strangely empathetic film that will spur conversations about outsiders, artistic intent and what it means for one to truly forge their own path. (more...)
Topic of the Day: Remembering September 11, 2001 Topic of the Day: Remembering September 11, 2001
- September 12, 2017

On the 16th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks, the names of the almost 3,000 lives lost were read at the National September 11 Memorial Museum. But, in an intense everything changed as a ball of fire was seen coming out of the side of one of the World Trade Center Towers; moments later cameras captured a second jet crashing into the second tower. (more...)