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Netflix is dominating HBO in how much people love its original TV shows and movies, and its lead is growing (NFLX)

Netflix is dominating its competition in consumer perception of original programming, according to new research from Morgan Stanley. Thirty-nine percent of respondents in a Morgan Stanley survey said Netflix had the “best original programming” — more than double HBO’s second-place tally of 14%. The subscriber […]

‘Cobra Kai’ creators explain how they turned their obsession with ‘The Karate Kid’ into YouTube Red’s first hit show, and tease season 2

“Cobra Kai” creators Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Josh Heald talk about how their YouTube Red hit show got off the ground. It included getting multiple rights holders to agree on the project and convincing Ralph Macchio to come back and play the role that […]

Twitter #PutStarWarsInOtherFilms And It Was Universally Entertaining

There’s no such thing as too much “Star Wars.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A creator of the original Millennium Falcon describes how the legendary ‘Star Wars’ ship was made with airplane scraps and lots of imagination

The latest “Star Wars” release, “Solo” (opening Friday), looks at not just a young and idealistic Han Solo as he begins his path to becoming one of the most infamous pilots in the galaxy. It also shines a spotlight on the origin story of Han’s […]

Justin Timberlake Visits Texas School Shooting Victims

The pop star also wore a “Santa Fe Strong” shirt at his show in Houston. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How a street artist creates 3D balloons on flat walls that seem to pop out at you

Daniel Fahlström is a Swedish artist who goes by the name Huge. He makes hyper-realistic mylar balloon art that will trick your eye into thinking you can reach out and grab them. We spoke with Fahlström about his work and how he is able to […]

Mike Myers Reveals He’d ‘Like To’ Do A Fourth Austin Powers Film

Myer’s kids may be pushing for a new “Powers” film more than anyone. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

34 of the most important Star Wars heroes, ranked from worst to best

There are a lot of heroes in the Star Wars universe — almost too many to keep track of. Some of them are among the most memorable characters in all of fiction, and some are memorable for being the absolute worse. (Meesa think probably you […]

Russian man arrested for vandalising painting depicting Ivan the Terrible

Russia’s first tzar is depicted cradling his dying son after striking him in a fit of rage – the accused said he didn’t think the painting was historically accurate. read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

What To Watch On Hulu That’s New This Week

You’re getting a recent Academy Award-winning movie. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in June

As the summer TV season gets underway, several fan-favorite shows are returning with new seasons next month. To find out which returning shows audiences are anticipating the most, the TV-tracking app TV Time analyzed data from its 2.1 million global users to see which upcoming […]

Jim Carrey Blasts ‘Castrato’ Adam Schiff And Democrats In New Artwork

The actor gives Dems an ass-kicking for not fighting hard enough against Donald Trump. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Julianna Margulies Picks Up After Dog With Donald Trump Poop Bags

The “Dietland” actress called it a “really cathartic, therapeutic moment.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Donald Trump Is Lovin’ New McDonald’s Jingle In ‘Tonight Show’ Bit

It’s catchy, all right. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Victoria’s Secret Angels are spending the week at a stunning private Beverly Hills mansion called ‘Villa Victoria’ — here’s what’s going down

The Victoria’s Secret Angels are spending their week at Villa Victoria, a private Beverly Hills mansion. The week has involved parties, yoga, spa treatments, and lots of rosé. Celebrities and bloggers have dropped in throughout the week, while events have been hosted by the likes […]

People Are Rattled By How Much This Nigerian Man Looks Like Chadwick Boseman

Suleiman Abdulfatai looks like he could be the actor’s long-lost brother. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

David Cross Proves Yet Again That He’s Terrible At Apologizing

The comedian suggested Jessica Walter was also abusive on set after saying he’d apologize for defending Jeffrey Tambor. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Jim Carrey takes aim at Democrats with a drawing of Adam Schiff with his pants down, about to get kicked

Jim Carrey called out Democrats on Twitter on Friday for their “calm reasonable manner” and told them “show some passion.” Carrey tweeted a drawing of Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff with his pants down and a donkey preparing to kick him from behind. “If you can’t […]

Samantha Bee’s Parents Think America Is Basically A War Zone

Her dad even sent her a Kevlar vest. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

NFL cheerleaders reveal the best and worst parts of their job

After a deluge of negative headlines about the treatment of NFL cheerleaders, we wanted to hear from the women who have actually done the job. In 2014, the Oakland Raiders settled a class-action lawsuit alleging wage theft for $1.25 million. This year, the New York […]

Emilia Clarke Dishes On Her Final ‘Game Of Thrones’ Scene

Now we’re really curious about the farewell season. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

What You Missed About The Saddest Death In ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Directors Joe and Anthony Russo answer our most pressing questions. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Hollywood Doesn’t Need ‘Difficult’ Men To Make Great TV

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s” Vella Lovell pushes back on what old-school male actors see as the “norm.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

11 villains who should be introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Jake Gyllenhaal is in talks to join the “Spider-Man: Homecoming” sequel as the villain Mysterio. That’s great news, but there are plenty of other villains, both for Spider-Man and beyond, that could be introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We’ve thought about the superheroes that […]

Kanye West Spent $85,000 On Photo Of Whitney Houston’s Bathroom For Album Cover

Pusha T’s album, produced by West, features a photo of the late singer’s bathroom. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Visit the “Space of Waste”

London Zoo unveils plastic pollution art installation read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

7 great movies you can watch on Netflix this weekend

No plans over the holiday weekend? With an extra day off, you’ll have plenty of time to stay inside to watch movies. To make your decisions on what to watch a lot faster, we look through Netflix’s selection each week and and pick seven movies […]

Pete Davidson Says His Mental Illness Doesn’t Ruin Romance

The “SNL” star reacted to criticism that he shouldn’t date Ariana Grande because of his borderline personality disorder. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to New York police over sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in at a New York police precinct over sexual assault charges on Friday. Weinstein stands accused by more than 70 women of sexual misconduct, including rape, with some acts allegedly taking place decades ago. The accusations, first reported by the New […]

Harvey Weinstein Turns Himself In To Police For Alleged Sex Crimes

The bombshell sexual harassment accusations against Weinstein sparked the Me Too movement. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Old interview footage shows Morgan Freeman making creepy comments to female Entertainment Tonight reporters

Video from 2015 and 2016 showing Morgan Freeman making comments on the bodies of female reporters has been republished. Entertainment Tonight found the clips after CNN published accusations by eight women who said Freeman had harassed them or behaved inappropriately. One of the ET clips […]

Seth Meyers Has 1 Funny Regret After Trump Cancels North Korea Summit

There goes the one token of his appreciation. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Cinema: New documentary film explores censorship on the internet

The Cleaners by German director Moritz Riesewieck wins multiple awards read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

Trump’s New ‘MAGA’-Themed Swimwear Sinks On Twitter

“Does this swimsuit make me look racist?” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

James Corden And Adam Levine Get Pulled Over During ‘Carpool Karaoke’

It was bound to happen. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

John Mayer’s Weird New Low-Budget Video Is A Meme-Worthy Masterpiece

Mayer’s hilariously strange “New Light” video even spells his name wrong. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Colbert Wants To Turn NYC Subway Rides Into A New And Terrible Punishment

The “Late Show” host takes on Michael Cohen and his “taxi king” business partner. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

A Notorious 1950s Erotic Novella Proves Just As Contentious In 2018

Contemporary artist Natalie Frank brought “The Story of O” to life in drawings decades after it caused controversy. In the process, she faced a similar backlash. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Ariana Grande Reveals Bee Tattoo In Honor Of The Manchester Attack

The bee is the symbol of the city and is incorporated into the Manchester coat of arms. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Harvey Weinstein will reportedly turn himself in and face sexual assault charges in New York

Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities on Friday, according to The New York Daily News. It’s related to a probe by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and the NYPD into allegations of sexual assault against Weinstein. Weinstein has denied any wrongdoing in the […]

Harvey Weinstein Expected To Turn Himself In To The NYPD For Sex Crimes

Authorities in New York have been investigating the former producer for alleged sexual abuse and harassment. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

9 common words you probably didn’t know came from movies

Movies like “Star Wars,” “Ghostbusters,” and “Clueless” are celebrated as classics. They also have made some surprising contributions to our vocabularies. Common words popularized by movies include “catfish,” “my bad,” and even “toast.” Movies have long influenced the way people talk, and sometimes, it’s in […]

Amy Poehler: A ‘Parks And Recreation’ Revival Would Be ‘Amazing’

Co-star Nick Offerman also seemed on board… under one (amazing) condition. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Netflix’s IPO was 16 years ago Wednesday — here’s how much you’d have made if you invested $1,000 back in the day (NFLX)

Wednesday was the 16th anniversary of Netflix‘s initial public offering. A $1,000 investment made at the stock’s first-day closing price would be worth nearly $300,000 today. Watch Netflix trade in real time here. Wednesday was the 16th anniversary of Netflix‘s initial public offering, and an […]

8 women accuse Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior

Eight women accused Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior in a CNN report published Thursday. The accusers included CNN reporter Chloe Melas, the coauthor of CNN’s report, who alleged that Freeman subjected her to inappropriate comments about her appearance at a press junket. […]

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