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Here's why Oscars 2018 did not have a #TimesUp black dress code

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He joked if Hollywood leads by example and wipe out harassment in the workplace, "women will only have to deal with harassment every other place they go". Referring to a film about a same-sex romance, he said, "We don't make films like " Call Me By Your Name " for money". Anticipating a night of long speeches, some of them potentially statements of rage, he made a serious offer: the shortest thank-you speech of the night would receive a brand new Jet Ski, worth $18,000 (U.S.). Read More »

Oscars 2018: Sridevi and Shashi Kapoor remembered at the award ceremony

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I am blessed to have the support and love of Arjun and Anshula, who have been such pillars of strength for myself, Khushi and Janhvi . Some of her finest performances are in the films Sadma, Mr India, Chandni and English Vinglish . Shashi Kapoor , besides his Bollywood superstar persona, was an active figure in worldwide cinema working in films such as The Householder, Shakespeare Wallah , The Guru , Bombay Talkie and In Custody . Read More »

A Fantastic Woman, Sebastián Lelio interview: "It's a gender-fluid film"

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Interspersed with the story are dreamlike sequences-Marina walking along a sidewalk suddenly hit with a wind so strong she has to fight to not be blown away; Marina alone in a nightclub transformed from rain-drenched to glam makeup and silver-and-gold dance costumes dancing with an army of likewise lovely LGBTQ people. Read More »

90th Oscars J Law's Wine Night ... Behind the Scenes

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Getty photographers caught her climbing over chairs . She added: "We went conch diving, pull up the conch and the guy driving our boat goes, 'Look they all have little worms!' I took it out of his hand and swallowed it and then pulled the worms out of all the conchs and swallowed all the worms". Read More »

Khloé Kardashian Reveals She's Having a Baby Girl!

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Met with a whole lot of screaming and the sort of Kardashian response you'd expect, the reveal was certainly welcomed by Khloé who was expecting a boy but later tweeted her happiness at the news. With just about one month to go, Khloe officially revealed that she and Tristan are expecting a daughter. Khloe was keen to enjoy some last-minute sibling bonding time before the arrival of her first child. Read More »

Oscars 2018: Allison Janney Wins Best Supporting Actress For I, Tonya

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In past interviews, Janney has spoken about her sibling's long struggle with addiction that led to his suicide and inspired her to take a role in CBS's " Mom " as a mother who herself is an addict. This was Allison's first nomination and win at the Academy Awards . Janney concluded her speech by dedicating her award to her younger brother Hal. Read More »

Oscars: Tiffany Haddish Wears UGG Slippers to Present an Award

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Girls Trip actress Tiffany Haddish-whose dress this year honored her Eritrean heritage-already had plans to meet Meryl Streep , according to People . She added that despite the advice of others, who called repeating a dress such as this "taboo", she'd wear the gown " multiple times", no matter the occasion. Read More »

Sam Rockwell dedicates Oscar win to his 'old buddy' Philip Hoffman

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Rockwell has swept award seasons thus far, winning the BAFTA Award, the Golden Globe Award and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. The 49-year-old actor politely thanked the other nominees, the team behind Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri , his parents and his "beloved", Leslie Bibb, before concluding with a sweet shout-out to "my old buddy" Hoffman. Read More »

'Black Panther' Continues Stunning Run In Movie Theaters

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Ryan Coogler's Black Panther is now among the top ten highest grossing films of all-time at the domestic box office , having earned over $500 million in North America. We also get the horror sequel THE STRANGERS: PREY AT NIGHT, which could end up surprising everyone because there are now no horror films in the top ten. Read More »

Rita Moreno's striking 1962 Oscars dress makes a comeback in 2018

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In 1962, Moreno wore the dress while accepting the Oscar for best actress in a supporting role for her work on " West Side Story ". "The fabric is made out of Obi, which is the sash that Japanese women use in their kimonos". Rita Moreno feels pretty and witty and bright. When Moreno won the Oscar in 1962, she had a mere 15-second speech. Tonight's 90th Academy Awards takes place in the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles where some of the biggest names in the entertainment will find out if ... Read More »

Spirit Awards: 'Get Out' Becomes Second Horror Ever to Win Best Feature

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Nominee Saoirse Ronan and Beanie Feldstein brought the Lady Bird love to the 2018 Film Independent Spirit Awards! "I sat down and I would smoke a little bit of weed and try to make a mind-bending horror film . Frances McDormand picked up the best actress award for her role as a grieving mother hell-bent on getting justice in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - she's widely expected to get the same title at the Oscars. Read More »

Pet cloning is not just for celebrities anymore

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The cells were taken from the mouth and stomach of her former dog and used to create the clones. But let's get back to the fact that Barbra Streisand's dogs are clones. Is it a coincidence that Barbra Streisand was the star of "Hello, Dolly!"? The result? Streisand now has two dogs, Miss Scarlett and Miss Violet, who are genetic twins of Samantha. Read More »

Rick Ross remains hospitalised in Miami

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TMZ broke the news that Ross had been rushed to hospital from his home in Miami on Thursday morning after he was reportedly unresponsive and "slobbing at the mouth". Another commented, "everyone should unfollow this sucka.Ross just had a daughter, and there's certain lines you shouldn't cross.I won't support ANYTHING else he does". Read More »

South Africa keen to boost cooperation with Angola

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Ramaphosa said Thursday, March 1 that the transfer will be handled through dialogue. According to the visit programme, Cyril Ramaphosa is to be received in an audience by the Angolan Head of State. However, the government wants to avoid the example of neighboring Zimbabwe's chaotic land seizures under former leader Robert Mugabe that contributed to the country's economic deterioration. Read More »

Ryan Seacrest still hosting Oscar coverage for E!

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The 43-year-old American Idol host's golden touch with celebrities hit the skids on Monday when explosive allegations emerged of "years of unwanted sexual aggression". As of now, the entertainment industry is still unsure on whether to allow Seacrest to continue his obligations as radio host and, more importantly, his coverage duties for the upcoming Oscars . Read More »

China says increasingly powerful military 'is no threat'

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Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win, a day after he said he meant to put duties of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum products. The actual number for defense spending should be released on Monday, when China's largely rubber-stamp parliament begins its annual session, though previous year it was initially not announced, prompting concerns about transparency. Read More »

Amy Schumer gave a brutally amusing note to Jennifer Lawrence after breakup

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She also said that when she and her Mother! director Darren Aronofsky ended their relationship, Schumer had some ... brutally frank words of condolence. Lawrence and Schumer might not have a mom in the upcoming comedy, or a title or release date for that matter, but knowing they have a script and have done a table read is really good news. Read More »

After 'Kaala', Rajinikanth's '2.0' Teaser Leaked Online

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This is the second instance in a span of just few days that a teaser of a Rajinikanth film was leaked. So the producers chose to release it earlier than the scheduled date. The entire team is shocked that it was recorded by someone and released online. The producers were forced to push the official release ahead as the leaked version went viral. Read More »

United States jobless claims hit near 50-year low

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It was a decrease of 10,000 from the prior week and below economists' forecast for 225,000 claims, according to Bloomberg. Meanwhile, the report said continuing claims, a reading on the number of people receiving ongoing unemployment assistance, climbed by 57,000 to 1.931 million in the week ended February 17th. Read More »

'M*A*S*H' star David Ogden Stiers has died

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Born in Peoria, Illinois in October of 1942, Stiers attended Urbana High School where one of his classmates was the famous movie critic Roger Ebert. Stiers's early credits include stage and screen roles in the early 1970s for The Magic Show , The Mary Tyler Moore Show , and Charlie's Angels . Read More »

Old £10 notes: Darwin paper banknotes are not legal tender from tomorrow

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You will need to be an account holder with the bank for them to exchange the note. It is possible that a high street bank will stop exchanging them after the cut-off date but The Bank of England is legally obliged to. When did the new £10 note go into circulation? The new polymer tenners were introduced in September previous year. Raised bumps and lines on the left and right-hand side of the new currency will help people to differentiate it from other notes. Read More »

Chris Hemsworth in talks for 'Men in Black' spinoff movie

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Instead, Chris Hemsworth is now reported to be in early talks to headline the new movie. The new untitled Men in Black film is set to be directed by F. The first film was huge hit and produced two more sequels. By process of elimination, we can probably safely assume that Hemsworth will be playing the white character (side note: here's hoping they're already on the phone with Tiffany Haddish for the female co-lead role). Read More »

Witherspoon, Washington to star in, produce Little Fires Everywhere adaptation

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The novel, which landed on multiple "Best of" year-end lists, is set in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a picturesque suburbia upended by the arrival of a rule-averse artist and her daughter. The author of the novel, Ng, will act as producer. She'll also appear in Big Little Lies' forthcoming second season, though a premiere date has not yet been announced. Read More »

'The Emoji Movie' Named Worst Picture At 2018 Razzie Awards

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Er, No. 1, if you like. Writers Tony Leondis, Eric Siegel, and Mike White were awarded Worst Screenplay, Leondis earned an addition win for Worst Director, and the Worst Screen Combo award was given to "any two obnoxious emojis". Described as "a real stinker", it has become the first animated film in the award ceremony's 38 years to take the leading prize. What is deemed as one of the most-despised animated features in history has come out as the big victor at the 38th Golden Raspberry ... Read More »

'Frozen 2' Screenwriter Says Elsa Might Get a Girlfriend?

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Despite Lee being conscientious about things and having conversations, I wouldn't get my hopes up about Elsa getting a girlfriend. "It means the world to us that we're part of these conversations". The possibility comes on the heels of actor Joshua Rush talking about his experience portraying the Disney channel's first openly gay character on the network's show "Andi Mack". Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel seeks therapy after Oscars Best Picture trauma in new promo

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The main award for the night is "Best Picture" which all the nominated acts will be prioritising for their respected movies. But Gwyneth has at times underwhelmed at the Oscars . Just days before the Oscars , the Wrinkle in Time director and a handful of other Time's Up members - Shonda Rhimes, Laura Dern, Tessa Thompson, Bad Robot co-CEO Katie McGrath and attorney Tina Tchen - met with about a dozen members of the media on March 1 to discuss what the group has accomplished in its ... Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence, Jodie Foster to replace Casey Affleck at Oscars

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But that ain't what's happening! Affleck withdrew from the ceremony to avoid being a distraction as he fights two previously settled sexual harassment lawsuits, Variety reported . Adamantly denying the allegations, Affleck claims he is being extorted by both parties. To replace Casey Affleck , the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has landed two Oscar-winning actresses. Read More »

Hayward posts intense workout video dribbling and shooting

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The latest bout of optimism was a video released by the Player's Tribune that showed Hayward going through some on-court drills. Hayward, 27, has traveled sporadically with the team since shattering his ankle on Opening Night. Hayward (ankle) has progressed to performing stand-still dribble moves and shooting jumpers, Ben Rohrbach of Yahoo Sports reports. If you've ever run on the alter-G, that feels like you're flying without your legs touching the ground. Read More »

Kristen Wiig in Talks for 'Wonder Woman 2' Villain Role

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Actor Gal Gadot will reprise the titular role with director Patty Jenkins once again helming the project. In the " Wonder Woman " comics, Cheetah is the alias of the character Dr. She has also had parts in studio comedies like Ghostbusters and Zoolander 2 . Wiig rose to popularity after her comedic stints in the acclaimed television series " Saturday Night Live ", and her film career was jolted after starring in the 2012 film " Bridesmaids ". Read More »

John Williams May Retire from Star Wars After Episode 9

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The second scene is perhaps the one that would have added the most to the story, as it involves Luke taking a moment to grieve for his lost friend. Though we may agree that it was invasive of BB8, I think we're all glad we get a snippet of the parting words between Rey and Finn. Read More »