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Gal Gadot helps deliver DC's first great superhero movie

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However, we have already had a glimpse of Wonder Woman in 2016's Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice , and will be seeing her team up with her fellow DC heroes in Justice League . Ares is a simple villain, with a clear defined goal and a history with Wonder Woman's people on Themyscira. So it's not surprising that she's done most of these appearances - if not all of them - in flats, instead of painful, uncomfortable and impractical high heels of torture that still seem to be the ... Read More »

'Pirates' soars, 'Baywatch' sinks at movie box office this weekend

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Baywatch , Pirates of the Caribbean figures suggest audiences don't want more of the same. The movie should pull in more than $ 300 million globally by the end of the holiday weekend. " Pirates " is one of several major franchises that have recently been losing steam with American audiences but prospering in developing foreign markets, including "Fast and Furious" and " Transformers ". Read More »

The Beguiled's Sofia Coppola Talks 'Sisterly' Bond with Kirsten Dunst

In her first film role in her native German, Hollywood star and former model Diane Kruger swapped her usually glamorous image to play a mother who vows revenge after her ethnic Kurdish husband and son are killed in a neo-Nazi attack. "I can not accept this award without thinking of everyone who has been touched by an act of terrorism". Kidman also picked up the 70th Anniversary Award, which was presented to her by Will Smith. Read More »

The Guest Director Adam Wingard To Helm Godzilla Vs. Kong

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Legendary and Warner Bros. announced in late 2015 that all future King Kong and Godzilla movies would be developed by Legendary and distributed by Warner Bros., starting with Kong: Skull Island . Instead, Terry Rossio , a co-writer on the Pirates of the Caribbean movies, has been constructing the script in writer's rooms with the likes of J.D. Read More »

Film producer and wife of late actor Rajkumar, Parvathamma Rajkumar, no more

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A 13-year-old when she got married, Parvathamma went on to become the pillar of support for the Rajkumar clan and played a major role in managing the image of her husband, a major icon of Kannada cinema. As she accompanied him through rehearsals and film shoots, she also began to learn about the profession. Her banner was called Poornima Enterprises . Read More »

Scott Pelley Out as Anchor at CBS News

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While 60 Minutes will keep Pelley on CBS, its newsmagazine format makes it a very different show than the nightly CBS Evening News . The departure, first reported by Page Six , had been in the works for some time, the sources said, and was due in part to the fact that Pelley was struggling to generate ratings. Read More »

Late goal gives Penguins Game 1

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Nashville Predators center Frederick Gaudreau (32) scores a goal past Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) during the third period in game one of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final at PPG PAINTS Arena. But the goal was overturned and ruled offside after the first coach's challenge in a Final game. And with the Pens still fighting to even register a shot since the first period more than 10 minutes into the third, the Predators struck again, pulling within one after some decisive ... Read More »

Cloud Computing takes Preakness as Derby winner Always Dreaming fades

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Classic Empire and Julien Leparoux went into the stretch with three-length lead, seemingly on his way to the winner's circle. Brown was last year's Eclipse Award-winning trainer. Pletcher still couldn't give a definitive reason why Always Dreaming faded so badly to finish a disappointing eighth. "It all came together". "He ran so hard in the Derby and today just wasn't his day", said Pletcher. Read More »

Lebanese ministry calls for ban of Wonder Woman movie

Her performance is powerful and inspiring, the polar opposite to many of DC's previous films where everything is dark and dreary. "[But] Wonder Woman is smart, slick, and satisfying in all of the ways superhero films ought to be". According to Gadot, being a dancer for 12 years did help when learning the fight choreography for the film. Are you excited for Wonder Woman? That said, there are times when the story of a superhero in a war or a world that is not theirs feels familiar and ... Read More »

Sacrifices remembered at National Memorial Day Parade

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Wilkin invited the audience to visit the VFW hall for refreshments after the program, as well as encouraging them to visit a military display at the Highland House Museum. - Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in Georgia teamed up for the annual Memorial Day Flag Placement at Marietta National Cemetery Saturday morning. The Coventry Memorial Day Parade is canceled. Read More »

Takuma Sato claims $2.45 million for Indianapolis 500 win

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Four of those entries combined to lead 95 of the 200 laps Sunday, and Takuma Sato held off Helio Castroneves to give the team owner his third win in fourth years. A Denver sportswriter has been fired from his job for an insensitive tweet about the victor of the Indianapolis 500 being from Japan . And that left teams a bit nervous on Sunday. Read More »

Cannes Film Festival 2017: Winners List

The Jury Prize was given to Russian filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev for Loveless , in which a couple in the midst of a divorce find their lives thrown into even greater turmoil by the sudden disappearance of their 12-year-old son. Looking down at his sneakers, which are usually a no-no on the red carpet, the vegetarian explained: "As you can see from my shoes, I don't wear leather". Read More »

White House Communications Director Out

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Dubke's last day may be as early as Tuesday. Lean more about the former White House staffer right here in our Mike Dubke wiki. Mr Spicer, who has garnered a reputation for delivering frosty responses to questions from the press corps, came back to his role in typically belligerent fashion - blasting a BBC journalist for a false tweet about US President Donald Trump . Read More »

Singer's mother condemns 'diabolical' Manchester terror attack

In a note published on Twitter, Joan wrote: "This past week I have spent in reflective thought, prayer and deep sorrow". Joan Grande said in a tweet , "I join my daughter in extending my help & services to all those affected by the diabolical act of terror which occurred in Manchester". Read More »

Military making gains against militants in Philippines siege city

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In a sign that the long-standing problem of militancy in the south could be expanding, Solicitor General Jose Calida said foreigners, including Indonesians and Malaysians, were fighting alongside the gunmen in Marawi . The 72-year-old, who often peppers his language with man-on-the-street curses, made the comments in jest during a speech at a military base to lift the spirits of troops tasked with quelling what he says is a fast-growing threat of Islamist terrorism. Read More »

James Bond Actors Pay Tribute to Sir Roger Moore

The love with which he was surrounded in his final days was so great it can not be quantified with words alone". He went on to play Bond for the first time in 1973's Live and Let Die , going on to star in six more films as 007, earning him the title of longest-running Bond actor. Read More »

Kathy Griffin Apologizes for Bloody Decapitated Trump Image

He received death threats over a photo he took of "Glee" actress Heather Morris with bruises on her face. But Chelsea Clinton, whose mother Hillary Clinton lost her presidential bid to Trump, agreed that the photo crossed a line. I will continue. I ask for your forgiveness. Donald Trump Jr. was referring to Pastor Terry Jones, the leader of the anti-Muslim group Stand Up America Now and former independent candidate for president, hanging and burning an effigy of Obama in 2013. Read More »

Portland mayor urges cancellation of Trump rally

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Our prayers are w/them", Trump tweeted. Christian was charged with two counts of aggravated murder and one count of attempted murder, all felonies. Nick Zukin, the man who started the GoFundMe, said hopefully the goal is just a starting point. Read More »

British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

The total number of people in cusody in connection with the bombing was 14 while two others were earlier released without charge. Investigators say they have dismantled a large part of his network, but expect to make more arrests. "The intelligence services are still collecting information about him but I wouldn't rush to conclusions, as you seem to be, that they have somehow missed something", Interior Minister Rudd said. Read More »

Manchester Mayor lays wreath at Victoria station

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His brother Hashem and father Ramadan have been arrested in Libya, where authorities say the two brothers were both IS jihadists. The arrested suspects have not been identified or charged. People of all ages stood alongside each other in quiet contemplation shortly after 10.30pm at St Ann's Square, the site that has become the unofficial memorial site for those killed and injured in the blast. Read More »

G7 Debate On Climate Was Very Unsatisfying - Merkel

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The trip was his first foreign trip as president. A short time later, scuffles broke out among protesters near the ancient hilltop town of Taormina where the summit had taken place under high security. He has said the Paris deal is unfair to the US because other countries have set less lofty greenhouse gas reduction goals. Its decisions are not binding as an global treaty would be, simply representing the leaders' political commitment to carry through on their collective decisions. Read More »

Javier Bardem on how to 'create a human being behind a monster'

Now executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer has spoken out and fans of Depp can breathe a sigh of relief. The secret to any successful franchise is picking talented people, and Johnny is absolutely key to the success of Pirates . We have to make really, really good movies to make people stay away from their televisions. "And that's exactly what we do". The fifth instalment of the " Pirates Of The Carribean" franchise will be known as " Pirates Of The Carribean: Salazar's Revenge ... Read More »

Kell Brook needs surgery again after breaking eye socket

When Spence put his rival down in the 10th, Brook's quick leap to his feet intimated he was suffering more with the chaos of injury than through the power of punches coming his way. Many credit Brook for getting that trend started, even though he lost the match a year ago. 'I tried to get the eye back in line but it wouldn't and I knew the fight was over'. Read More »

Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun' sequel officially in the works

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer previously outlined that the film will deal with the rise of unmanned drones and pilots becoming a thing of the past. "We're discussing it. "There is an fantastic role for Maverick in the movie, and there is no " Top Gun " without Maverick, and it is going to be Maverick playing Maverick". Read More »

Eleven arrests as police unravel terror cell behind Manchester attack

Earlier, two men were arrested by counter-terror police in Greater Manchester in connection with the attack, bringing the number in United Kingdom custody to eight. Grande has a large young female fan base, many of whom were caught up in Monday's attack by British-born Salman Abedi. But authorities were increasingly exploring the emerging connections between Britain and Libya. Read More »

Trump's trip: experts react

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It's not clear what the Trump administration sees as the next steps, but it is in the specifics where peace in the Middle East has hit a snag many times before. Trump , for his part, stressed the need to forge a historic peace deal, without mentioning any reference to the two-state solution or to an independent Palestinian state . Read More »

Sofia Coppola wins best director at Cannes film festival

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Joaquin Phoenix and Diane Kruger earned acting honours. "It is very, very, very amusing", he said . He fake-cried and said in halting French , "merci beaucoup madames et monsieurs". The French AIDS drama " 120 Beats Per Minute " won the Grand Prize from the jury. The Jury Prize was given to Russian filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev for Loveless , in which a couple in the midst of a divorce find their lives thrown into even greater turmoil by the sudden disappearance of their ... Read More »

Cannes Film Festival: Sofia Coppola wins best director award

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Making her directorial debut in 1999 with The Virgin Suicides starring Kirsten Dunst , Coppola's breakthrough as a filmmaker came with the 2004 Bill Murray/Scarlett Johansson drama Lost in Translation , which earned her Oscar nominations for Best Director and Best Picture (as one of the film's producers), as well as an Oscar win for Best Original Screenplay . Read More »

'Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'

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The latest reports hit close to the Oval Office, alleging that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner proposed secret back-channel communications with Russian Federation during the presidential transition. Kushner left the meeting with Kislyak off of disclosure forms he submitted to the government when applied for security clearance this year at the start of the Trump administration. Read More »

Cannes 2017: Swedish satire film 'The Square' wins Palme d'Or

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German-American Diane Kruger won the best actress prize for her nuanced performance as a Hamburg woman who loses her Turkish husband and six-year-old son in a bomb blast triggered by neo-Nazis in Fatih Akin's " In the Fade ". To mark its 70th birthday, the festival rewarded her with a special prize. "If we want to make cinema walk tall again we have to put more complex questions into cinema", he said. Read More »