Sunday, 21 January 2018
Latest news
Home » Arts&Culture

Arts&Culture

Trump's Russian Federation inquiry 'started by Aussie tip-off'

perth_map

An Australian diplomat's tip appears to have helped persuade the FBI to investigate Russian meddling in the USA election and possible coordination with the Trump campaign, The New York Times reported Saturday. Former British spy Christopher Steele met with the FBI in July 2016 to share some of his findings from an investigation he was conducting of Trump on behalf of Fusion GPS, an opposition research firm that was working for the Clinton campaign and DNC. Read More »

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill song hit with copyright lawsuit

perth_map

The suit seeks a permanent injunction to block the use of the song, $5 million in damages, as well as profits, royalties, and attorney fees. "The copying is, in many instances, verbatim, note-for-note copying of important and original elements of the Song, and is obvious to the ordinary observer", claims the lawsuit. Read More »

Netflix releases trailer for 'Altered Carbon'

perth_map

The world (set 300 years into the future) is one in which people with enough money can download and pass their consciousness from body to body, which are known as "sleeves". Watch the debut season trailer below. Who is in the cast of Altered Carbon? James plays the wealthy Bancroft who enlists the help elite warriors to solve his own murder. Read More »

Seal slams Oprah Winfrey for this reason

perth_map

A photograph shows Oprah Winfrey kissing Harvey Weinstein on the cheek. Singer Seal and Delta Goodrem arrive at Australian TV's night of nights, the Logie Awards, in 2012. Once reports of Weinstein's predatory behavior and sexual assault allegations flooded in late previous year, though, Winfrey was quick to at least address the events. Read More »

The Russo Brothers Reveal 'Avengers 4' Has Wrapped Filming

perth_map

Beyond the start and end of filming updates , as well as a handful of actor confirmations for the movie, there's been a distinct lack of details surrounding Avengers 4 . This could imply that some time traveling is going to be happening. The pictures have Chris Evans wearing his Captain America suit from the first film, but he's already hanging out with Ant-Man here. Read More »

Ellen DeGeneres' Father Passes Away; Host Pays Tribute To Dad

perth_map

Interestingly enough, Ellen revealed that her father was a "Christian Scientist" his whole life and never consumed even a little bit of medicine. When I was a kid, my dad took us on one vacation to Warner Bros. "There was not one bone of judgment in his body". "Before he passed away, I got to talk to him, so I got to say goodbye to him, and I was leaving the building and I looked back and there was a rainbow over the Warner Bros. Read More »

Fox Bumps Up Deadpool Sequel, Moves Back New Mutants to 2019

perth_map

That being said, Fox's X-Men franchise would benefit greatly from a Kitty Pryde film. The news that Fox is making a Kitty Pryde solo movie has seemingly come out of nowhere, but the character's long comic history is actually packed full of stories that would be flawless for the big screen. Read More »

Celine Dion to perform in Singapore for the first time

perth_map

The Power Of Lover singer, 49, kept her cool as the woman clung on to her and thrust against the Canadian icon as her concerned security watched nervously on. Members of TeamCeline will have access to purchase tickets before the public through an advance pre-sale from 16 January to 17 January. Tickets are priced at P35,380, P32,210, P19,540, P16,370, P7,920 and P2,640, and will be available to the public on January 18. Read More »

Taylor Swift Releases New Music Video With Co-Star Ed Sheeran

perth_map

Taylor Swift just released the official music video of her superstar collaboration with Ed Sheeran and Future , " End Game ", and it's a visual masterpiece. "The clip was directed by Joseph Kahn, who also helmed the " Look What You Made Me Do " and "... In the next scene Taylor Swift hops on a red double decker bus with friends in London. Read More »

Seth Meyers Makes the Golden Globes Political in Record Time

perth_map

In receiving a lifetime achievement award from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Winfrey spoke of her humble upbringing and her childhood respect for civil rights heroes. Only time will tell whether an Oprah for President campaign will materialize. "Honey are you serious? Your predatory father?" in an additional tweet wondered. Read More »

Actresses, Shows About Women Win Big at Critics' Choice Awards

perth_map

At last night's Critic's Choice Awards (11 January), host Olivia Munn and actor Niecy Nash lifted their glasses to "give a toast to the good men in Hollywood". The Disaster Artist lost out on best comedy (to The Big Sick ). As she accepted her award, Brosnahan noted that even though women aren't wearing black like most did at the Golden Globe Awards earlier in the week, she said the fight to eradicate sexual harassment continues. Read More »

Tonya Harding: After infamous Kerrigan attack, where is she now

perth_map

The cameras caught her teary-eyed as Oprah accepted the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award. "She's still a powerhouse". In a lengthy New York Times profile, the famed figure skater-whose career ended after she pleaded guilty to hindering the prosecution in a trial involving her rival Nancy Kerrigan , who was clubbed in the knee by her ex-husband's hired hand Shawn Eckardt-is speaking out about her portrayal in the media. Read More »

Mom of H&M Model Wearing 'Racist' Monkey Hoodie Says 'Get Over It'

perth_map

Check out some reactions from Twitter below. Screenshots of Facebook comments from Terry Mango, who says she is the boy's mother, reveal that she was present at the photoshoot for the now infamous £7.99 hoodie and that she appeared to tell people who thought it was racist to "stop crying wolf". Read More »

So Queen Elizabeth has sacked her lingerie stylist and here's why

perth_map

Rigby & Peller has been held a royal warrant from the monarchy since 1960, well before Kenton and her husband bought the company for 20,000 pounds in 1982. An upmarket lingerie brand has been stripped of its Royal Warrant after almost six decades. The bra-fitter described carrying out bra-fittings with the Queen , stating that royal was half-dressed and her famous corgis were present at the time. Read More »

Trump author defends book as president claims it is 'lies'

perth_map

In response, Mr Trump tweeted his complaints, saying the author had no White House access, calling the book "full of lies". According to the president, he never even gave him a quote. She said that Bannon "spent a lot more time with reporters than he ever did with the president". Mr Trump has promised to address the situation, but his "opioid czar" Kellyanne Conway does not appear to be at Camp David. Read More »

Here's your first official look at Tom Hardy in Venom

perth_map

That's why IGN is thrilled to offer this exclusive first official still from the movie, which shows Tom Hardy as main character Eddie Brock in the upcoming film. Those films were scuttled, but Venom hung on and Sony tapped Zombieland and Gangster Squad director Ruben Fleischer to helm the comics adaptation. Read More »

YouTube finally hands down punishment to creator for posting dead body video

perth_map

The video streaming website was also under criticism when Paul posted the video because the site reviewed it and still posted it and they didn't even take down the video Paul did. The general public along with celebrities and politicians further demanded that YouTube take a different course of action when dealing with Logan Paul , which resulted in yet another statement. Read More »

Wahlberg's pay 1500 times more than Williams'

perth_map

Last November, Director Ridley Scott announced to reshoot some scenes of his new film " All the Money in the World " - a fact-based drama about the kidnapping of a young John Paul Getty III . According to The Wrap , the potential for reshoots was already factored into Williams' contract, but crucially, not in Wahlberg's. Wahlberg is known in Hollywood as a shrewd negotiator. Read More »

James Franco Accused Of 'Sexually Inappropriate And Exploitative Behavior' By Five Women

perth_map

Katie Ryan told The Times she met Franco at Playhouse West and took several classes at Franco's Studio 4 film school, which he launched in Los Angeles and NY. "So I don't want to shut them down in any way". During yet another awkward late-night television appearance , this time on Late Night with Seth Meyers , the Golden Globes victor was forced to address tweets from two women accusing him of harassment and the now-deleted tweets by Breakfast Club star Ally Sheedy . Read More »

Camila Cabello Admits She Was 'Hurt' by Fifth Harmony's Diss at VMAs

perth_map

In an interview with The New York Times published on January 11, 2018 , Camila Cabello revealed that she never meant to leave Fifth Harmony - at least, not at first. Obviously, Camila is incredibly anxious and nervous about the release, but her fans could not be more excited. "It definitely hurt my feelings", said the Cuban-born Miami resident, who told the Times the stunt made her cry. Read More »

Jessica Falkholt's family give update on her condition following horror smash

perth_map

Australian actress Jessica Falkholt has had her life support switched off just one day after her mother, father, and younger sister were laid to rest , it has been reported. "Their lives ending on a highway makes absolutely no sense". Home and Away's official Facebook page shared the news with the tribute "Rest in peace handsome Jess". Read More »

Ricky Martin has Confirmed that He and His Partner are Married

perth_map

He also added: "It feels awesome! Who's this? Then I start checking and all of a sudden I'm like, 'Ooh, ooh.' And then I wrote to him", Martin explains . Congratulations to the happy couple! 'So maybe they won't be able to come into this country'. "A lot of people tell me, 'Well, your kids are on the covers of magazines and blah, blah, blah, ' and I'm like, 'Yes because I want to normalise this, '" he expressed. Read More »

Meghan Markle Just Deleted Her Instagram and Twitter - Here's Why

perth_map

Last month, the U.S. actress had 1.9 million people following her posts on Instagram , and more than 350,000 Twitter followers. Yes, the time has come: the royal bride-to-be is no longer on social media. Meghan was once an active Instagram and Twitter user, and her number of followers shot through the roof after it was confirmed that she was dating Prince Harry in 2016. Read More »

Dolly Parton removes 'Dixie' from Stampede dinner show

perth_map

A quote attributed to Dolly Parton in a press release from World Choice Investments said "Some examples are Smoky Mountain Adventures or Dixie Stampede". The show is set to reopen on January 19, and there's no word if there will be any changes to the content of the show itself. In an article titled 'Springtime for the Confederacy , ' she called it "a lily-white kitsch extravaganza that play-acts the Civil War but never once mentions slavery". Read More »

Confirmed: Black Widow movie finally happening

perth_map

A standalone Black Widow movie that will star Scarlett Johansson in the leading role has taken its next step toward becoming a reality. There were some wonderful books released this past year, by both large and small publishers, but the big two released a solid lineup of great comics. Read More »

Margot Robbie, Chris Hemsworth Battle to Be the "Best Aussie" on 'Ellen'

perth_map

After introducing themselves to one another , Degeneres chose to also connect Robbie with the person next to her on the treadmill. As if that wasn't enough celebrity (and, in Ackerley's case, embarrassment) for one hotel gym, there was another notable guest also working on his fitness that day: President Barack Obama . Read More »

Curry out Wednesday with sprained right ankle, three other starters to sit

The Golden State Warriors got some bad news on Wednesday. Klay Thompson is also out, resting after playing in every game this season. Curry returned December 30 and has been ferocious ever since. The boost he provided helped to separate the team a bit from the second place Houston Rockets in the Western Conference standings. Meanwhile, this will mark the first contest this season that Thompson has missed as he was the only Warriors player to play in the first 41 games. Read More »

Barack Obama talks dancing with Prince on David Letterman's new Netflix show

perth_map

The former president self-deprecatingly talks about his dancing "dad moves" in sharing an anecdote involving Prince , explaining how he has to be careful to "stay in the pocket" instead of pushing it a little too much. For the full interview, watch "My Next Guest" on Netflix Friday. Fans and viewers can expect that in the coming months for the rest of the year, Letterman will keep coming up with new guests and episodes. Read More »

Inside Pregnant Kylie Jenner's "60-Pound" Weight Gain

perth_map

And when Jenner sets her mind to something, she sticks to it! The two-night special for us down under will air on Monday and Tuesday from 9.30pm on E! Although it is not yet revealed what is happening, the family's surprised looks hint that it is a huge shocker. Read More »

OJ Simpson pinned down: Are you Khloe Kardashian's poppa?

perth_map

Simpson is secretly Khloe Kardashian's biological father, but Simpson insists that the rumors are just that - rumors. "Well, for Bob, God bless his soul, yeah", he said , referencing Khloe's late father, Robert Kardashian . I don't think for me. "Jan Ashley - the woman who married Robert Kardashian after his divorce to Kris - even revealed that Robert told her Khloe was not O.J.'s daughter before he [Robert] died in 2003". Read More »