Arts&Culture


Dark Phoenix Discussion (Spoilers): Truly The Worst X-Men Movie Ever?
- June 09, 2019

This Summer, 20th Century Fox's X-Men series will take another shot at trying to adapt the classic Marvel Comics story " The Dark Phoenix Saga " by Chris Claremont. Bleak superhero movies can work, of course, but it has to be because they're attempting something new. Compare that to " Logan ". That was also a bleak film, far more so than " Dark Phoenix ". (more...)
Alec Baldwin says he's 'done' playing Trump on 'Saturday Night Live' Alec Baldwin says he's 'done' playing Trump on 'Saturday Night Live'
- June 09, 2019

Baldwin said he couldn't imagine returning to the show next season since his schedule is getting busier. "Winning the Emmy for that display aside, it turned into as soon as no longer some occupation objective of mine", he acknowledged. However, following a season where the SNL cold opens didn't resonate with viewers or connect comedy-wise as years past - no Trump appearances landed on Rolling Stone's list of the best Season 44 sketches -Baldwin admits, "I feel like I'm done with that ... (more...)
‘Killing Eve’ Season 2 - the thrill is gone ‘Killing Eve’ Season 2 - the thrill is gone
- June 09, 2019

Hence less scope was left for renewal of Killing Eve . On her love of Villanelle's clothes and watching in horror as Eve throws them to the floor at the end of the first series: "I was being really precious about them getting dirty on the floor". (more...)
Trump criticizes NASA plans for return to the moon Trump criticizes NASA plans for return to the moon
- June 09, 2019

In December 2017 Trump signed a directive to send astronauts to the moon, with the goal of expanding the mission to Mars and potentially other parts of the solar system. A White House official sought to downplay any difference between what Trump had tweeted and existing policy. " What we're doing now is establishing a sustainable presence on the lunar surface ", DeWitt explained when Cavuto asked why NASA was returning to the moon. (more...)
Saudi Arabia expanded ballistic missile program with China's aid: Intel inputs Saudi Arabia expanded ballistic missile program with China's aid: Intel inputs
- June 09, 2019

At present, Riyadh is concerned about the development of ballistic and cruise missiles in Iran, particularly given that Riyadh suspects the Iranian nuclear program is geared toward developing a nuclear warhead. American analysts believe Saudi Arabia's missile arsenal has put it way ahead of regional and ideological rival Iran in the arms race. "Our cooperation is not in violation of worldwide law and does not involve WMDs". (more...)
PM grieves over the death of Veteran actor Dinyar Contractor PM grieves over the death of Veteran actor Dinyar Contractor
- June 08, 2019

Dinyar Contractor was an accomplished actor, comedian and was renowned for his work in Gujarati and English theatre, TV serials and films. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Smriti Irani condoled his death. Contractor while receiving Padma Shri Award had spoken to a leading daily and said, "I'm elated to receive this honour and have been flooded with congratulatory calls since it was announced! Rest in Peace Padma Shri Dinyar Contractor - theatre legend, actor par excellence?" ... (more...)
Gwyneth Paltrow Hilariously Forgets She Was In ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’
- June 08, 2019

I was in 'Avengers,' " Paltrow responded. Favreau explains the first time they actually began filming was during Spider-Man. She reminds her colleague that they were in the Avengers movies together, but repeatedly insists that she was never in any Spider-Man film. (more...)
Desperate Housewives' Marcia Cross anal cancer linked to husband's throat cancer Desperate Housewives' Marcia Cross anal cancer linked to husband's throat cancer
- June 08, 2019

While the HPV vaccine and routine screening have made cervical cancer "one of the most preventable cancers", as the CDC says , the jury's still out on who should be screened for anal cancer, when and how. "In the beginning, I just sort of lay down for the parting of the cheeks and I would float away", she said in laughter. "I changed into so no longer contemplating something changed into nefarious as a outcome of I did not have faith any signs, and she gave me an examination and came to ... (more...)
Five memorable moments from Game 4 of NBA Finals Five memorable moments from Game 4 of NBA Finals
- June 08, 2019

The Raptors took Game 4 with a 102-95 victory at Oakland's Oracle Arena. "It's only fitting that the city with the world's largest T-rex skeleton should also host the biggest Toronto Raptors viewing party", said a press release from the football club that said the Monday game could be viewed at Mosaic stadium. (more...)
The Real Reason Chris Hemsworth Is Taking a Year-Long Acting Break The Real Reason Chris Hemsworth Is Taking a Year-Long Acting Break
- June 08, 2019

He recalled being treated differently on-set when he was wearing the prosthetic: "Every time I walked towards the catering truck they were like no no no!" Chris' busy schedule has seen him filming back-to-back movies for the past 12 months, but he's now hoping to spend more time with his wife and children at their home in Byron Bay, Australia. (more...)
Bette Midler Gets Into NSFW Twitter Exchange With President Donald Trump Bette Midler Gets Into NSFW Twitter Exchange With President Donald Trump
- June 08, 2019

Midler took to Twitter this week to share a quote she claimed President Trump once uttered. The error didn't stop her from posting a series of other anti-Trump comments minutes after her apology. It's not the first time Trump has insulted the actress. Murphy also rebuked Trump over Saudi Arabian arms sales without Congressional approval, a move criticized by top Republicans who vowed to reverse it, as reported here by the Los Angeles Times . (more...)
Blaming the CIA: Unhappy with HBO's 'Chernobyl,' Russia plans its own series Blaming the CIA: Unhappy with HBO's 'Chernobyl,' Russia plans its own series
- June 08, 2019

The pro-Kremlin media in Russian Federation has had a field day with the series, which stars Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgard and Emily Watson. The rating puts " Chernobyl " ahead of cult TV shows such as " Breaking Bad " (9.5), " Planet Earth II " (9.5), " Band of Brothers " (9.5), " Planet Earth " (9.4), " Game of Thrones " and " The Wire ". (more...)
Fast & Furious 9: John Cena Officially Joins the 'Family' Franchise
- June 08, 2019

A few months ago, Vin Diesel teased the very strong possibility of John Cena joining the franchise he [Diesel] has helped cultivate since 2001. This marks the first significant casting for the film, which will see the return of director Justin Lin , who previously helmed four installments. (more...)
Salman Khan’s Bharat becomes his biggest opener till date Salman Khan’s Bharat becomes his biggest opener till date
- June 08, 2019

The film, which opened in theatres on June 5, earned Rs 42.3 crore on its first day, thus smashing the first-day collection records of Salman's previous films, " Prem Ratan Dhan Payo ", " Tiger Zinda Hai " and " Sultan ". The trade analyst also shared that the film is among the year's biggest openers along with " Gully Boy ", " Total Dhamaal ", " Kalank " and " Kesari ". (more...)
Gwyneth Paltrow just found out she was in Spider-Man: Homecoming
- June 08, 2019

Granted, she appears only in a small scene toward the end, and Marvel doesn't always loop in their own actors about what they're filming. 'We're weren't in Spider-Man, ' the Goop founder said . The revelation happened during an episode of " The Chef Show ", during which time a conversation turned to confusion when director Jon Favreau brought it up. (more...)
Ellen Pompeo says Grey's Anatomy was a 'toxic work environment' Ellen Pompeo says Grey's Anatomy was a 'toxic work environment'
- June 07, 2019

Henson . Asked if she ever wanted to leave, she said: " There were many moments ". I had never done TV'. "It sort of lined up in years, and, you know, we had a serious serious culture problem on " Grey's " for a good number of years - I'd say the first 10 years". (more...)
Tom Holland-Starring ‘Uncharted’ Movie Adaptation Finally Has a Release Date Tom Holland-Starring ‘Uncharted’ Movie Adaptation Finally Has a Release Date
- June 07, 2019

The current director is 10 Cloverfield Lane's Dan Trachtenberg . Bringing on the spritely Holland for a younger Drake's adventures seems to have happened after Sony Pictures boss Tom Rothman saw a cut of Spider-Man: Homecoming and reckoned it was quite good. (more...)
Jennifer Aniston Tells Ellen The FRIENDS Cast WANT A Reunion Jennifer Aniston Tells Ellen The FRIENDS Cast WANT A Reunion
- June 07, 2019

It's an hour and a half of white-knuckling and then the stewardess says to me, "The pilot would like to talk to you, ' and I said, 'I don't want to talk to the pilot". "We all got pretty hammered, because who knew what the end of this was gonna be", she explains, revealing they were all so drunk that they didn't hesitate to board another plane upon landing and take off for Mexico again. (more...)
R Kelly pleads not guilty to new sexual assault charges R Kelly pleads not guilty to new sexual assault charges
- June 07, 2019

Judge Lawrence Floor did not require Kelly to pay more bond money on the new charges, which allows him to remain free on the $1 million bond. During the hearing, the judge called the singer's total composite bond of $1 million "a sufficient bond" and said it will stand. (more...)
Salman Khan’s film mints this much rupees on day 2 Salman Khan’s film mints this much rupees on day 2
- June 07, 2019

Bharat director Ali Abbas Zafar has refuted rumours of a tiff with Salman Khan. Ali was ecstatic upon learning the opening day figures. However, the film is getting mixed reviews from the critics and the audience. Bharat has marked a huge first-day collection of around 43 cr which would be the second highest collection of all time for a Hindi film after Thugs Of Hindostan which marked a moolah of 50 crores at the box office. (more...)