Best Documentary Oscar for Snowden Film 'Citizenfour'
2015-02-23 08:06:57 UTC
Academy Awards: Citizenfour, A Laura Poitras’ film chronicling the living history of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's unprecedented heist of U.S. government secrets, won Hollywood’s highest accolade by snatching the Oscar for Best Documentary. An unusual feat for a movie so critical of U.S. pol...
Bob Dylan's MusiCares Person of Year speech
2015-02-08 17:46:57 UTC
When Bob Dylan took the stage on Friday night at the Los Angeles Convention Center, where he was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year at its annual dinner, the iconic singer/songwriter's "thank you" speech was a lengthy 40 minute-long message, during which he opened up about about his influenc...
Is it ever acceptable to wear sunglasses indoors?
2014-08-01 17:30:24 UTC
It's sunglasses weather across much of the northern hemisphere, and yet wearing them indoors is likely to make you an object of ridicule. Why?
If you want people in a room instantly to judge you a colossal, thundering ninny, there's a very simple series of steps you can take.
Make sure you'...
George Clooney Says He’s “Marrying Up” With Fiancée Amal Alamuddin
2014-07-22 06:19:40 UTC
Sorry ladies, but George Clooney is gushing over his fiancée yet again.
In a new interview with Variety, the actor drops a huge compliment when briefly discussing his engagement to Amal Alamuddin.
"I'm marrying up," he proclaims with regard to his activist-lawyer-author bride-to-be.
The happy ...
James Garner dies aged 86
2014-07-20 21:18:03 UTC
The actor James Garner has died at the age of 86, Los Angeles police have confirmed.
Garner was best known for his primetime television roles as a wisecracking frontier gambler on Maverick and as an ex-con turned private eye on The Rockford Files.
He built a six-decade career playing rugged...
Texas actress, Shannon Richardson gets 18 years
2014-07-17 14:25:54 UTC
A minor actress from Texas was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison for sending ricin-tainted letters to President Obama, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and the head of his gun-control group.
Shannon Guess Richardson, 36, was also ordered to pay $367,000 restitution as part of a ...
TOP 10 STARS WHO HAVE AGED THE WORST!
2014-07-16 23:43:47 UTC
This is a list of the worst-aged stars, but we went ahead and loaded up a lot of current stars including some who have aged quite well (Bon Jovi, anyone). Since stars are rich and in the public eye as performers, by any respects they should age a lot better than the general public. Ah, but the dr...
Tommy Ramone, the last original Ramone, dies aged 62
2014-07-12 16:35:06 UTC
Tommy Ramone, the last remaining original member of the New York punk band Ramones, has died of cancer at the age of 62 at his home in the city.
The manager-turned-drummer, and then producer of the band, was a Hungarian immigrant, born Erdélyi Tamás in Budapest, who came to the US in 1957.
Kate Middleton and Prince William's Emotional moments at Wimbledon
2014-07-03 05:26:18 UTC
Stop whatever you are doing, and take a few moments right now to just revel in this glorious picture of Kate and William at Wimbledon. This image will no doubt be studied for decades to come, and will presumably be placed on stamps, splashed on billboards, and tattooed on bodies across the globe....
Soul legend Bobby Womack dies at 70
2014-06-28 06:43:04 UTC
Bobby Womack, who has died aged 70, was one of the great soul singers, who, in a professional career that lasted nearly six decades, worked closely with leading musicians ranging from Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett and Sly Stone to Damon Albarn and Gorillaz.
Yet for many years, he was ...
How Doctor Zhivago was saved
2014-06-13 08:18:54 UTC
US smuggled banned book to readers in Soviet Union after British spy managed to photograph Pasternak's original text.
British intelligence played a vital role in smuggling copies of Boris Pasternak's banned novel Doctor Zhivago to Soviet readers, with MI6 secretly passing the Russian manuscrip...
Brazil opens World Cup in Sao Paulo with football carnival
2014-07-13 18:33:12 UTC
<strong>Final : </strong>The full, surprise-free teamsheets
Both teams name unchanged XIs. Miroslav Klose, the World Cup's leading goalscorer, leads the German line ahead of the equally in-form Andre Schurrle. Angel Di Maria and Sergio Aguero are both fit for the bench, but Sabella is taking n...
Chile's star on the rise: Ana Tijoux
2014-06-09 04:03:54 UTC
Chilean hip hop artist Ana Tijoux is winning fans at home and abroad with her Latin rhythms and socially engaged lyrics.
In the first episode of a new series showcasing Latin American musical talent, she performs Vengo. It is a song about indigenous pride, urging Chileans to celebrate their In...
Amal Rejected George Clooney, Twice
2014-06-05 07:16:47 UTC
Analyze all of George Clooney's exes and you'll be hard pressed to find a "type." From girl-next-door (who can throw down in a ring) Stacy Keibler to Italian actress Elisabetta Canalis, and Cocktail Waitress Sarah Larson, the only shared trait seemed to be" Beautiful. So what was missing? Why cou...
Charlize Theron Gets Emotional Talking About Her Relationship with Sean Penn
2014-05-20 05:40:28 UTC
While Charlize Theron is certainly Sean Penn's type — beautiful, blond, and artistic like his exes Madonna, Robin Wright, and Scarlett Johansson — news of their romance, which was first exposed during a New Year's island getaway, came as a surprise. It shouldn't have though; they've had a friends...
Why James Gray’s The Immigrant isn’t a great movie?
2014-05-17 04:51:52 UTC
It’s a mystery why James Gray’s The Immigrant isn’t a great movie. It looks like one, and sounds like one, summoning a vision of New York in the 1920s that rivals Coppola’s in The Godfather, with the sooty tenements of the Lower East Side seeming to glow under the touch of cinematographer Darius ...
‘Alien’ creator H.R. Giger is dead
2014-05-13 08:22:09 UTC
The renowned Swiss artist H.R. Giger has died at the age of 73, following injuries sustained in a fall, Swiss public television, SRF, has reported. Giger was most famous for the alien monster he created for the movie of the same name.
SRF cited family sources. In the art world, Giger, who focuse...
Hollywood is backing boycotts of the Beverly Hills Hotel and Hotel Bel-Air
2014-05-11 06:30:54 UTC
LOS ANGELES — For longer than most here care to remember, Arthur Cohn, a producer of “The Garden of the Finzi-Continis,” which won an Oscar in 1972, has staged an intimate pre-Academy Awards dinner for friends, movie stars and others at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
The actress Robin Wright and the...
The Voice Season 6: Who Was Eliminated Tonight, May 6, 2014?
2014-05-07 04:15:35 UTC
As if The Voice's double eliminations weren't cruel enough, tonight Carson reminds us that not two but THREE contestants will be going home tonight. How are we supposed to deal with this? Let's get through this together.<a
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Audrey Hepburn's 85th birthday: After a bizarre and traumatic childhood she went on to be a Hollywood great
2014-05-07 04:19:01 UTC
It used to be said that you can't be too rich or too thin. We now no longer believe this. Bankers and hedge fund managers are too rich; and now the celebrity magazines and tabloids lead the choruses of "Look how skinny's she's got!" The nicer way of saying the same thing, and making it a complime...
Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Teaming On New Project She Wrote
2014-05-04 08:07:08 UTC
Brad Pitt and Angela Jolie are back at it! For the first time in nine years, the longtime partners are collaborating on an upcoming movie, Deadline reports.
Pitt, 50, met his current mate on the set of their first movie Mr. and Mrs. Smith, which arrived in theaters in June 2005. While the acti...
Peaches Geldof ‘died of heroin overdose
2014-05-01 11:41:01 UTC
Peaches Geldof died from an overdose of heroin – the same drug that killed her mother Paula Yates - an inquest will reportedly be told today.
Shortly before she was found dead, Ms Geldof, 25, had posted a photograph on Twitter of her as a child with her mother. She had spoken of never getting ...
George Clooney is engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin
2014-04-27 18:16:54 UTC
George Clooney is ready to commit.
The Oscar-winning actor is engaged to girlfriend Amal Alamuddin, according to multiple reports.
The news is surprising to anyone familiar with Clooney's playboy status, but the two were clearly in love in photos that emerged from the couple's romantic getawa...
Why is Woody Allen still popular?
2014-04-26 07:48:58 UTC
Woody Allen is a man of habits. For over half a century, the stand-up comedian, writer and filmmaker has been true to his nerd glasses and his fashion-resistant wardrobe of khaki trousers. He has stayed loyal to his rigorous work habits, exotic phobias, piquant neuroses, distinctive Brooklyn acce...
George Clooney Rips Las Vegas Casino Mogul in Defense of ‘Longtime Friend’ Obama
2014-04-23 23:53:02 UTC
George Clooney won't tolerate insults being hurled at his “longtime friend” President Barack Obama, whether you agree with his politics or not.
The actor is setting the record straight on a heated dinner conversation he had with Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn two weeks ago, which ended with...