"The country is so sad right now and 'La La Land' is the only escapist movie"
2017-02-21 07:53:05 UTC
By Jill Serjeant |
LOS ANGELES — From "Singin' in the Rain" to "The Wizard of Oz," musicals haven't traditionally seen much love from the Oscars. But "La La Land" has changed all that, tapping into a desire for escapism and sending Hollywood s...
Civil Rights: Loving v. Virginia
2017-02-21 07:27:00 UTC
<h2>Here’s The History Behind ‘Loving,’ A Film About A Major Civil Rights Victory<strong></h2>The movie celebrates the love story at the center of Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court case that ended racial discrimination for marriage.</strong><h...
Arnold Schwarzenegger to Trump: 'Why don't we switch jobs?'
2017-02-03 01:30:28 UTC
Arnold Schwarzenegger took to Instagram and Twitter and offered this rebuttal: "Hey, Donald. I've got a great idea. Why don't we switch jobs? You take over TV, as you're such an expert in ratings. I take over your job and people can finally get to...
Singer of 'La Lambada' Loalwa Braz found dead in Brazil
2017-01-19 18:04:21 UTC
Loalwa Braz, the Brazilian singer best known for the 1980s hit Lambada, has been found dead in a burnt-out car in Brazil.
Local police confirmed it was Braz, but the circumstances of her death are unknown.
The singer, who was 63, was discovered ...
Singer Jennifer Holliday pulls out of Trump inauguration event
2017-01-18 04:06:30 UTC
By Dan Whitcomb | LOS ANGELES
Broadway star Jennifer Holliday said on Saturday she was pulling out of a concert celebrating the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, citing an online article that cast the performance as a "betrayal" of he...
Hollywood favorite Meryl Streep trashes Donald Trump
2017-01-09 07:58:16 UTC
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (Reuters) - "La La Land" danced off with seven Golden Globes on Sunday on a night marked by upsets and a stinging indictment of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump by Hollywood favorite Meryl Streep.
"La La Land", a roma...
"Star Wars" Princess Leia, Carrie Fisher Dies at 60
2016-12-27 21:02:13 UTC
Los Angeles (Reuters) - Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films and later endured drug addiction and stormy romances with show business heavyweights, died on Tuesday aged 60, her daughter said through a family spo...
George Michael dead at 53
2016-12-26 06:36:43 UTC
London (Reuters) - British pop singer George Michael, who shot to fame in the 1980s with Wham! and continued as a solo artist, died on Sunday at his home in England. He was 53.
In the mid-1980s, Wham! was one of the most successful pop duos eve...
Melania Trump's intention to work could constitute visa fraud
2016-08-05 10:26:47 UTC
If someone were to enter the United States on one of those visas [ B-1 Temporary Business Visitor or B-2 Tourist Visa ] with the intention of working, it could constitute visa fraud, according to Andrew Greenfield, a partner at the Washington offi...
Clint Eastwood: Trump says 'dumb things' but people should 'get over it'
2016-08-05 08:23:57 UTC
REUTERS - Clint Eastwood, the 86-year-old four-time Oscar winner, excoriated the current generation of Americans as weak and overly sensitive while backing Donald Trump even though the Republican presidential hopeful has "said a lot of dumb things...
Complete list of Emmy nominations 2016
2016-07-17 14:40:11 UTC
The nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards are out. Jimmy Kimmel, who hosted the ceremony in 2012, will return for another round. "I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again," he said in a statement. "I have a feeling I'm going to be great...
The Killings of Tony Blair: watch the trailer for George Galloway's film about the former PM – video
2016-07-14 00:40:59 UTC
George Galloway – until recently the Respect MP for Bradford West – is an old adversary of Tony Blair, and he has presented and produced a documentary about Labour’s longtime leader in the 1990s and 2000s. Focussing on the decision to go to war in...
Piers Morgan to Jennifer Aniston: “Dismount from that high horse”
2016-07-14 20:41:38 UTC
In a powerful open letter published on The Huffington Post, Jennifer Aniston addressed the ongoing media speculation about her personal life and appearance.
“The objectification and scrutiny we put women through is absurd and disturbing. The w...
Jennifer Aniston is fed up and fighting back
2016-07-14 20:30:49 UTC
Jennifer Aniston is not staying silent anymore. She is fed up and fighting back. The 47-year-old actress spoke up in a column for the Huffington Post, penned by the actress herself in what she acknowledges is a move that is most unlike her.
President Barack Obama: Muhammad Ali 'shook up the world'
2016-06-05 03:51:30 UTC
The impact Muhammad Ali had on society, and not just in the athletic community, was tremendous. When the legendary boxer passed away Friday night, many important figures voiced afterwards how Ali greatly influenced their lives.
Muhammad Ali Timeline
2016-06-04 08:13:54 UTC
Nicknamed ‘The Greatest’, Muhammad Ali was one of the legends in the sport of professional boxing. At 6 feet 3 inches, he was an imposing figure in the ring, known for his swift footwork, and powerful jab. What distinguish him from his contemporar...
Rolling Stones asks Trump to stop using their songs at events
2016-05-05 05:17:17 UTC
As Donald Trump sealed up the Republican nomination with a victory speech at the Trump Tower Tuesday night, the music as he exited the stage sent a message about his general election campaign: “Start Me Up.”
The Rolling Stones, who wrote the so...
The mystery surrounding Prince's death - No signs of trauma or suicide in his death
2016-04-23 08:02:12 UTC
Police found no signs of suicide or obvious trauma in the death of U.S. music superstar Prince, but it could take weeks before autopsy results reveal how the groundbreaking performer died, authorities said on Friday.
The intensely private music...
George Clooney Says Bernie Sanders Is 'Absolutely Right'
2016-04-17 20:44:38 UTC
George Clooney said this weekend that presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders was "absolutely right" to protest the amount of money involved in political fundraisers such as the one Clooney co-hosted Friday night in support of candidate Hillary...
Beyonce's song "Formation" faces backlash from police - #BlackLivesMatter
2016-02-23 07:10:26 UTC
US Super Bowl 50 Beyonce beim Auftritt in der Halbzeitshow.
After Beyonce's controversial performance at the Super Bowl and her #BlackLivesMatter song "Formation," several police unions are now demanding their members to #BoycottBeyonce and not...
Prince protege Vanity dies at 57
2016-02-16 07:05:58 UTC
Denise Matthews, who as Vanity fronted the group Vanity 6 but was best known for her collaboration with Prince, has died at a hospital in Fremont, California.
Her death was confirmed by Gisela Hernandez, spokeswoman for Washington Hospital Heal...
Grammys 2016, the music's biggest night
2016-02-16 07:05:32 UTC
Rapper Kendrick Lamar led the Grammy winners on Monday with five wins but was shut out of the night's top categories as Taylor Swift nabbed album of the year in an upset victory.
Compton, California rapper Lamar went into the awards with 11 nom...
Harry Belafonte Endorses Bernie Sanders for President
2016-02-13 09:39:57 UTC
Artist and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte is supporting Bernie Sanders. Belafonte affirms the senator's history of fighting for civil rights.
In a video posted on the Vermont senator’s YouTube channel, the entertainer and social activis...
Adele doesn't give Trump permission to use her music
2016-02-04 00:05:35 UTC
<h3>Pop star Adele has issued a statement to distance herself from Donald Trump, after he used her music at his rallies.</h3>
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British singer Adele made ...
#OSCARSSOWHITE: Oscars' Film Academy pledges to diversify membership by 2020
2016-01-23 04:17:02 UTC
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, organizer of the Oscar awards, pledged on Friday to double its membership of women and minorities by 2020 through an ambitious affirmative action plan that includes stripping some older members of v...