Culture&Arts

Culture&Arts James Franco's Oscars Snub After Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Author: 0 James Franco's Oscars Snub After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Their tweets went viral, and the Los Angeles Times followed up with a story that included more allegations of misconduct. But the film for the disgraced figure skater still failed to make the coveted best picture category. Maybe not a total shock, given its predecessor, The Lego Movie , was also snubbed in 2015 in the animated feature film category. Surprise! Two Jewish industry legends are nominated yet again.

Culture&Arts The Next 'Cloverfield' Movie May Go Straight to Netflix
Author: 0 The Next 'Cloverfield' Movie May Go Straight to Netflix

The new tidbit comes from movie insider Jeff Sneider who overheard at the Sundance Film Festival that the third " Cloverfield " installment would be heading to Netflix instead. At the moment, the currently-untitled Cloverfield 3 remains slated to release on April 20, 2018 under Paramount Pictures . Here, Netflix would take the world with the exception of China.

Culture&Arts Trevor Hoffman voted into Baseball Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Trevor Hoffman voted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Longtime MLB closer Trevor Hoffman is at 77.6% on the spreadsheet after missing induction previous year by only five votes. Jones will be the 16th primary third-baseman in the Hall, and sixth to enter on his first ballot. Closers are specialists, and specialists need to go beyond being among the best of their era to get my vote. Thome signed with the Twins before the 2010 season, and his time in Minnesota coincided with the opening of Target Field, where he quickly became one of the most ...

Culture&Arts More details on the Marshall victims and their recovery
Author: 0 More details on the Marshall victims and their recovery

Assault, on the other hand, simply requires a "serious physical injury by means of a risky instrument", Darnall said. Mr Jeff Edwards, the county attorney, toured the school after the shooting and described evidence of the chaos that unfolded as students arrived at school.

Culture&Arts Mark E Smith of The Fall dies at the age of 60
Author: 0 Mark E Smith of The Fall dies at the age of 60

Smith was 60 years old. Raised in Prestwich, near Manchester , England , he moved in with Una Baines at the age of 16 and went on to form the Fall with her. The band's released its most recent album, " New Facts Emerge ", in July 2017. Irascible and inimitable, Smith kept The Fall going for four decades and more than 30 albums.

Culture&Arts Kim Kardashian & Saint West Have Fun with Snapchat Filters
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian & Saint West Have Fun with Snapchat Filters

She is the flawless person to do this for my family". The third time wasn't the charm for Kim Kardashian and Kanye West - they're already thinking about baby No. Kim's expectant sister the 33-year-old Khloé Kardashian , who is expecting her first child, a baby boy with boyfriend Tristan Thompson , revealed that little Chicago's nickname is Chi, which is pronounced "shy".

Culture&Arts Cent Accidentally Earns £5m Bitcoin And He Didn't Even Know
Author: 0 Cent Accidentally Earns £5m Bitcoin And He Didn't Even Know

In the three-and-a-half years that have elapsed since the release of the record, the value of Bitcoin has multiplied from $662 each $11,022.77, as of Coindesk at 10:28 this morning . Naturally, 50 congratulated himself a tad in an Instagram post on the news , saying "Not Bad for a kid from South Side, I'm so proud of me", later adding "I'm a keep it real".

Culture&Arts Meryl Streep joining season 2 of HBO's 'Big Little Lies'
Author: 0 Meryl Streep joining season 2 of HBO's 'Big Little Lies'

The second season of Big Little Lies was officially green-lighted with a seven-episode order a year ago, with stars and executive producers Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon both returning. Streep was this week nominated for an Oscar for her role in The Post . Perry turned out to be the victim of the mysterious death that plagued the first season of the HBO series.

Culture&Arts Mary J. Blige floored by double Oscar nomination
Author: 0 Mary J. Blige floored by double Oscar nomination

She was also nominated previous year. Oscar voters also appeared to dodge a public-relations bullet by not nominating James Franco, given the sexual-misconduct allegations facing the actor, who had won a Golden Globe for his movie, " The Disaster Artist ".

Culture&Arts Oscar nominations: Winners, losers, and 'Boss Babies'
Author: 0 Oscar nominations: Winners, losers, and 'Boss Babies'

But as actors Andy Serkis and Tiffany Haddish finished up the Oscar nominations announced in Los Angeles on Tuesday (Jan 23) night Singapore time, the hype about Three Billboards' unimpeachable status turns out to have been fake news. But it was one better than the number of nominations granted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, or BAFTA, where it raked in 12, including best film and best director .

Culture&Arts Hundreds cleared from central London after gas leak
Author: 0 Hundreds cleared from central London after gas leak

There are still high readings of natural gas in the area. A nightclub was cleared and guests at a nearby hotel moved into emergency accommodation after the alert was raised in the early hours. Literally chaos. Crush on the stairs. A Network Rail spokesman said: "We will reopen these stations as soon as we have clearance from emergency services that it is safe to do so".

Culture&Arts Naomi Parker Fraley, the actual Rosie the Riveter, dies aged 96
Author: 0 Naomi Parker Fraley, the actual Rosie the Riveter, dies aged 96

In 1942, 20-year-old Naomi Parker was working in a machine shop at the Naval Air Station in Alameda, California , when a photographer snapped a shot of her on the job. All that was beside the point for Naomi Parker Fraley, Kimble believes. The man who made the identification, Dr. James Kimble, said of Fraley, "She didn't' think she did anything special.

Culture&Arts WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore fired after rape allegation
Author: 0 WWE Cruiserweight Champion Enzo Amore fired after rape allegation

The alleged victim made the claims on Twitter on Monday, saying: "OKAY.it's been long enough & I have been so so scared to share this". As a result of the attack, the woman says she was admitted to a mental hospital. Unfortunately, there have been several reports of him being hard to work with backstage, as he never really drops the Enzo Amore character. He also reportedly told her she should be "begging for this d**k" because of how many Instagram followers Amore has.

Culture&Arts What We Do in the Shadows Pilot Ordered by FX
Author: 0 What We Do in the Shadows Pilot Ordered by FX

This is all terribly wonderful news, and we'll bring you more as we have it. Berry plays Lazslo, the goofiest in the house, the type of vampire who turns into a bat and flies into a wall. The fictional documentary chronicles the adventures of four vampire roommates that are trying to get by in a modern world that's not always hospitable to the undead.

Culture&Arts New rules to avoid mix-up at Oscars
Author: 0 New rules to avoid mix-up at Oscars

The celebrity presenter of the award and the stage manager will need to confirm that they have the correct envelope for the correct category, before the celebrity steps out on stage to present it. So this year, for the 90th Academy Awards and for all future Academy Awards, new rules have been created with regards to the proper handling of envelopes, since the delivery of envelopes to presenters is apparently a very hard task.

Culture&Arts After Spacey scandal, unused shows cost Netflix US$39m
Author: 0 After Spacey scandal, unused shows cost Netflix US$39m

During the earnings interview, Wells explained that write-downs are to be expected but that this was Netflix's first of this magnitude - a mandatory turn of events " related to the societal reset around sexual harassment ". Recently the company announced that the show will get a final season of a reduced number of episodes without Kevin Spacey , and instead Robin Wright will lead the eight-episode arc.

Culture&Arts Trailblazing science fiction author Ursula Le Guin dies aged 88
Author: 0 Trailblazing science fiction author Ursula Le Guin dies aged 88

In 2003, she became the first woman to be named a Grandmaster of Science Fiction. She wrote five unpublished novels, which were deemed "too inaccessible" to publish. "And if she insists upon flouting convention and writing science fiction and fantasy and indescribable stuff, it's even harder". Le Guin continued writing well after she told her family she did not think she had the stamina to write even blog entries, her son said.