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5 movies in 2018 that could be nominated for the new, controversial ‘popular film’ award at the Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ announcement this week of a new award for “popular films” at the Oscars was met with eye-rolling and vitriol from critics and celebrities alike. It was a vague announcement, only saying that a “new category is being […]

2 Wall Street banks made millions selling the collapsing shares of MoviePass’ parent company, as their analysts kept ‘buy’ ratings on the cratering stock (HMNY)

As investors in MoviePass’ parent company — the Nasdaq-listed Helios and Matheson Analytics (HMNY) — have seen the value of their stakes nosedive 99.99% in recent months, two Wall Street banks have made millions in fees selling the stock. Since last August when Helios bought […]

Kylie Jenner Serenaded By Dave Chappelle At 21st Birthday Party

Kim, Kanye, Khloe and more turned all the way up for the pink-themed bash. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Former Karate Champ: I’m Tempted To Come Out Of Retirement To Fight Logan Paul

Lexi Alexander got fans briefly excited this week when she mused about indulging Paul’s UFC fantasies. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Nicki Minaj is surprise releasing her new album today, a week before it was scheduled

Nicki Minaj announced on Thursday that she is releasing her new album, “Queen,” today at noon EST, a week before it was scheduled for release on August 17. Minaj’s album faced several delays this year. Nicki Minaj announced on Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio on […]

Justin Bieber Explains Why He Was Crying In Public With Hailey Baldwin

It happens to the best of us. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Marvel Cinematic Universe needs to save the ‘X-Men’ franchise and start it from scratch

The “X-Men” franchise as we know it needs to end so that the Marvel Cinematic Universe can reinvigorate its characters after the Disney-Fox merger. Upcoming “X-Men” movies, “Dark Phoenix” and “The New Mutants,” have faced delays and extensive reshoots, which could spell trouble. The franchise’s […]

The Nintendo Switch online service costs $20/year, granting access to classic games and long-awaited new features when it lights up in September (NTDOY)

The Nintendo Switch Online service is scheduled to launch in the second half of September. It costs $20/year, and you’ll need it to play most games online. But you’ll also get some great benefits: At launch, Nintendo Switch Online will give access to a library […]

Mark Hamill Mocks Donald Trump’s ‘Space Force’ With ‘Star Wars’ Burn

He wasn’t the only celebrity to question Trump’s proposed new branch of the military. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Two-dozen residents in one town claims master painter Caravaggio is their ancestor

Around two dozen people in the town of Caravaggio, Italy, are apparently related to the painter. The discovery of some bones in a small cemetery in the 1950s helped to reveal these branches of his family tree. read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

Issa Rae Shares The Best Advice She’s Received About Being ‘A Bitch’

“It’s so true,” the “Insecure” star told “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Seth Meyers Spends 3 Glorious Minutes Taunting Donald Trump Over His ‘Space Force’

The “Late Night” host demolished Trump’s “dumbass idea.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Logan Paul said he wants to fight in the UFC after his boxing match with KSI — and he called out Conor McGregor

Logan Paul has expressed interest in entering the UFC octagon. In an interview with TMZ, his brother Jake Paul said, “I think it’d be dope to see one of us fight McGregor,” to which Logan responded, “That’s what I was thinking!” Logan Paul is due […]

Kanye West Left Speechless By A Question About Donald Trump From Jimmy Kimmel

After 4 seconds of silence, Kimmel went to a commercial. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Hip-Hop Stars Drop The Mic On Internet Trolls’ Mean Tweets

“S**tty music or not, I’m doing way better than you.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Oscars cause upset throughout Hollywood as they add “popular film” to award categories

The Oscars have caused upset throughout Hollywood with the addition of a new category: “Popular Film”. The new addition will recognise films that perform well at the Box Office in an aim to boost at home audience viewing figures. read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

Stephen Colbert Mocks Trump’s Space Force: Let’s Find Life ‘Before You Try To Kill It’

“Late Show” host calls out the president over a proposed new military branch. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Hasan Minhaj’s New Netflix Show, ‘Patriot Act,’ Gets Premiere Date

The first weekly comedy series helmed by an Indian-American will explore “our fragmented world.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ just got an update — here are all the latest additions

For months now, “Fortnite: Battle Royale” has kept players on their toes with weekly — and sometimes daily — updates to the game, including new character skins, limited-time game modes, and fun and interesting challenges. Some of those updates have been just for fun, and […]

Macaulay Culkin Says He Lost ‘Hundreds Of Millions’ Not Starring In ‘The Big Bang Theory’

The actor said CBS “pursued” him for a major role — three times. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures that revolutionizes the studio rom-com

“Crazy Rich Asians” is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures. It is a new kind of rom-com for many reasons. The cast is wonderful, and shows that Constance Wu and Henry Golding can carry a movie with their charm […]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Already Has 100 Percent Score On Rotten Tomatoes

Jon Chu’s take on Kevin Kwan’s hit book is a hit with early critics. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Casey Affleck gave an intensely uncomfortable interview about the #MeToo movement and the allegations of sexual misconduct against him

Casey Affleck gave an interview to the Associated Press in which he publicly addressed for the first time the allegations of sexual misconduct raised against him by two women in a 2010 civil lawsuit, regarding his alleged behavior on the set of his 2010 film, […]

Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell Scoffs At Nick Carter Rape Accuser As ‘Fame Seeker’

The Los Angeles County district attorney is reviewing allegations made by Melissa Schuman against Carter. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Netflix’s new series ‘Insatiable’ is a ‘train wreck’ with an 11% score on Rotten Tomatoes — and only one critic has enjoyed it

Netflix’s new original series, “Insatiable,” generated accusations of fat shaming in the weeks before its release. Critics and audiences alike were offended by the trailer, but many considered giving the show a chance to prove that it was not as offensive as the trailer suggested. […]

Barber’s mysterious “Vanessa” enthrals at Glyndebourne

A dark story full of secrets: “The American composer Samuel Barber won for his first opera “Vanessa” the Pulitzer Prize. The masterpiece from the 1950s is now on stage at the Glyndebourne Festival. read more >>> Source:: EuroNews.Com

‘Gilmore Girls’ Superfan Gets Engaged In Real-Life Stars Hollow Gazebo

Luke and Lorelai are SHOOK. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ just offered a first look at its next game, set in the Wild West — take a look

Rockstar Games just released an official gameplay video teasing its long-awaited western shooter, “Red Dead Redemption 2.” It’s a prequel to the first “Red Dead Redemption” game, and the player takes control of Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linda gang. The video […]

David Schwimmer To Romance Debra Messing On ‘Will & Grace’ Season 2

The “Friends” and “Will & Grace” crossover you dreamed of is sort of happening. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The 6 movies that have a 100% critic score on Rotten Tomatoes in 2018, including ‘Crazy Rich Asians’

2018 has been a great year for quality movies in a range of genres, from superhero blockbusters to horror to documentaries. But a select group of movies has managed to win universal praise from critics and land a 100% critic score on review-aggregator site Rotten […]

Critics are in love with ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ which has a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes

Critics are gushing over “Crazy Rich Asians,” which has a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes. The film, which comes to theaters August 15, is funny and romantic all while telling an important story about an Asian American protagonist and her boyfriend’s family in Singapore. It […]

Lindsay Lohan Says Women ‘Look Weak’ When They Share Their Me Too Stories

The actress said she’s “very supportive of women,” although she doesn’t like “attention-seekers.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Cher Just Teased Her Cover Of ABBA’s ‘Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!’ And It Does Not Disappoint

The “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” star is set to release a new album, “Dancing Queen,” next month. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

How the director of ‘The Meg’ set out to make the most fun movie of the summer — and not rip off ‘Jaws’

“The Meg” director Jon Turteltaub explains how he made sure not to do a remake of “Jaws” while making his shark movie. “The Meg,” starring Jason Statham, is based on a novel about a massive shark known as a megalodon thought to be extinct since […]

Michael Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Trailer Aims To Expose Trump’s ‘Evil Genius’

The fiery documentary filmmaker is back with a portrait of America’s divide. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Jimmy Kimmel Is Recruiting For Donald Trump’s ‘Space Force’

Have you got what it takes to fight wars in space? read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Bayern Munich showed no mercy obliterating an amateur club 20-2 in a pre-season ‘friendly’

FC Bayern Munich obliterated provincial side FC Rottach-Egern in a pre-season friendly. The Bundesliga champions beat the amateur side 20-2. Four Bayern players scored hat-tricks in the game. Scroll down to watch all the goals. In his bestseller, “David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the […]

Ruby Rose Became Very Emotional After Landing The Role Of Batwoman

“It’s a game-changer.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Twitter Burns Ivanka Trump Over Welding Attempt: Can ‘This Work On Prison Bars?’

Trump’s daughter tried out “reality augmented” welding in Illinois. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Samantha Bee Gives Donald Trump Jr. A Savage New Movie-Inspired Nickname

The “Full Frontal” host believes Donald Trump’s eldest son “might be the one” who ends up bringing down his presidency. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Trevor Noah: Trump Immigration Moves Hitting Close To Home

“I always thought I would get kicked out of America, but I thought it would be for the way I say ‘zebra.’ Not just for being an immigrant.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Colbert Trolls Trump With Incriminating Vacation Postcards Leading To An Arrest

“Late Show” host mocks Trump’s “working” golf trip with the postcards he never sent. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

The Oscars’ New Popular Film Category Is An Insult To Us All

The backward attempt to boost ratings for the Academy Awards is a populist grab straight out of the MAGA playbook. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Ariana Grande To Fan Accusing Her Of Cheating On Mac Miller: ‘Go Stan Someone Else’

The singer and Pete Davidson recently got engaged, shortly after she split from Mac Miller. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

MoviePass’ CEO claims ‘very big media companies’ have offered to acquire the service — ‘you would recognize them’

MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe told Cheddar he’d received many offers from “very big media companies” to acquire MoviePass. He wouldn’t say which companies, only that people “would recognize them.” He also said the company would be profitable in 6-9 months, and that its cash burn […]

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