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Jake Gyllenhaal's late grandfather inspired him on Life

Deadly aliens have always been a fascination for Hollywood movies, such as 1996's "Independence Day", in which aliens try to destroy Earth, and 1979's "Alien" in which an extraterrestrial monster hunts humans on a spaceship, much like the plot of " Life ". Read More »

Dancing with the Stars

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While Charo did not get the lowest scores (that happened to be SNL'r Chris Kattan), her 21/40 was certainly low enough to have her heading home if she doesn't get enough fan votes. When you think of the action star Mr T you would be right to think of big muscles, a mohawk, and a lot of gold chains. National Football League player Rashad Jennings performed a cha cha so smoothly Monday that Bruno Tonioli declared him the revelation of the night. Read More »

Woody Harrelson reveals who he's playing in Star Wars: Han Solo

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Woody Harrelson is attached to play Han's mentor, a man by the name of Beckett while Game of Thrones ' Emilia Clarke , Westworld's Thandie Newton, The Wire's Michael K. The first cast shot was shared by Disney with the caption: " Han Solo - Smuggler". Until now, people have assumed that his last name was given as a way to describe his character. Read More »

Malaysia changes its tune about Beauty and the Beast

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A "PG 13" rating means parental guidance is advisable for children aged below 13. As it turned out, the moment is very subtle, but it still sparked controversy in the Southeast Asian Malaysia , a majority-Muslim nation of 30 million. In Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed told the Malaysian government's official news organ that "any films on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender), the government will not allow (for screening) because the elements portrayed in the movie could ... Read More »

Jenny Slate gets candid about ex Chris Evans: 'No regrets'

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She says she auditioned for the role partly because, "I want to show that it doesn't always have to be a bikini model opposite Captain America". "I watched 'You've Got Mail' so many times, it was unbelievable", she tells Vulture . Jenny Slate has never been one to hold back. "That's because I know Chris, and he's a very nice man". Outside of the Evans stuff, Slate shares a lot of really lovely insight into what it's like to define yourself in the public eye, and then cosy up and piece ... Read More »

Paris to Only Accept Being Host of the 2024 Olympic Games

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Both cities have now stressed that 2024 is their sole focus. The American city's statement added: "With all permanent venues already built and 88% public support, only LA 2024 offers the lowest-risk and truly sustainable solution for the future of the Olympic movement in 2024 and beyond". Read More »

Donald Trump Jr. rips London mayor

One of the three victims was among several pedestrians hit by a vehicle on Westminster Bridge before it crashed into Parliament. On Wednesday afternoon, four people were killed in incidents in Westminster, London. At Wednesday's Mayor's Question Time Mr Khan told Green Assembly Member Caroline Russell that he would consider asking Londoners whether they backed expanding the zone when Transport for London next consults on its start date. Read More »

Jim Ross' Wife Was Seriously Injured In A Vespa Accident

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Good ol' JR is in need of your support, wrestling fans. Though there is no clear picture of how this accident occurred, we can understand from Jim Ross's tweet that his wife's condition is pretty serious. Jan was a big part of the JR's BBQ sauce company as well. Ross reported that Jan was riding her Vespa scooter, without a helmet, when she was struck from behind by another vehicle, causing Jan to be thrown from the moving scooter. Read More »

Sesame Street introduces first character with autism

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Diagnoses of autism have risen steadily in recent years to the rate of one in every 68 USA children , according to the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Julia will play lots of games with some of the other characters on the show. For authenticity and maximum impact, Sesame Street worked with nonprofit advocacy organizations such as the Autism Self Advocacy Network and Autism Speaks to accurately portray and personify the traits ... Read More »

Kim Kardashian West Tearfully Recalls Every Detail of Her Paris Robbery

When he didn't, he then wrapped the tape around her legs before pointing the gun to her head. "I know how these things go", she added of her thought process. "At three in the morning, I was at the nightclub", Kourtney shared with the camera, "and got a text from Simone (Harouche, a stylist) saying, 'Who's here with Kim? ". Read More »

Chuck Berry Died of 'Natural Causes' No Autopsy

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Tim Riley , professor of journalism at Emerson College , Boston-based music critic, and author of " Lennon: Man, Myth, Music ". It's especially exhilarating to see a band who is able to honor a legend like Chuck Berry on the night of his death, then close the night with an actual bagpipe jam. Read More »

Islanders to perform for Dame Vera Lynn at 100th birthday celebrations

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The Band of the Household Cavalry, a military band, played We'll Meet Again during the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace on Monday to mark Lynn's birthday. A military-style salute and flag-waving carried on regardless, all in support of her children's charity but also celebrating the 100th birthday of our own Forces' Sweetheart. Read More »

Is Introducing a Muppet Character With Autism

The show's creators hope the new character will help children better understand playmates who have autism, which is affecting more and more American kids. However, she revealed that she would personally "love" Julia to enjoy a starring role. Julia has excellent drawing skills and she loves to sing, and sometimes Big Bird has to say things a few times to get her attention. Read More »

Beauty and the Beast a global box office sensation

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They're now developing movies based on Dumbo , Mulan and Aladdin . It's in the number two spot at the box office . If it meets this huge projected figure, the film could be also join the top ten grossing films from opening weekend of all time, as well as being the biggest March opener if it beats the $ 166 million debut of Batman vs. Read More »

Finsbury Park Toddlers: Boy, One, Dies And Girl In Critical Condition

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Police says the children have yet to be formally identified. A Met police spokesman said enquiries are underway to establish the full circumstances of the incident. "There have been no arrests at this stage". Neighbours said officers had been searching properties along the tree-lined street. "She kept on shouting". Read More »

Netflix now lets you skip the opening credits

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Netflix confirmed it is testing the button following reports of its existence. Netflix users have requested the feature for some time , as some don't want to see the credits multiple times while binging a show. Nothing kills a good binge-watching session like a painfully long intro. There's no word yet on when or if the feature will be available to all users. Read More »

'Beauty and the Beast' sets March box office weekend record

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In China, the film grossed $3.4 million on 386 screens. Disney's live-action adaption of the animated classic scored a towering $170 million over the weekend, according to the Los Angeles Times , giving it 2017's biggest film debut and a record for the studio's live-action films. Read More »

Drake's newest project, 'More Life,' is now streaming all over the internet

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But " More Life " also documents Drake's love and patronage of lesser-known British artists. The track is built off a stripped-down beat reminiscent of dancehall, the energetic popular music of Jamaica. Did Drake peek on Views? Drake is just like everyone else: After having too much to drink, he gets on his phone and starts sending messages. Read More »

Chuck Berry, Rock 'N' Roll Icon, Dies at Age 90

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He was unable to be revived and pronounced dead at 1:26pm. Here's a photographic look at his legacy. Chuck Berry's songs were so significant to the history of popular music that his work even made it to the cargo of both Voyager ships in the form of his iconic tune " Johnny B. Read More »

Trump Merkel Handshake: White House Meeting Discussed Trade, NATO, Immigration

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Prior to his inauguration, Mr Trump declared North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "obsolete" but has since modified his stance, telling European leaders the alliance remains of strategic importance. Merkel said she wanted to speak with Trump, who was elected in November, about security and economic issues as well as about future global cooperation. Read More »

Little Mix's Jesy Nelson to appear in The Only Way Is Essex?

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Well, luckily we're pretty sure that's not the reason Jesy was absent from the pics as it turns out she was hanging out with rumoured boyfriend, TOWIE lad Chris Clark! It isn't the first time Chris has gushed over his new lady on social media, as he posted a series of heart emojis on another of her Instagram pictures over the weekend. Read More »

Disney's Live Action "Beauty and the Beast" Is A Wonderful Treat

Starting with Luke Evans as Gaston, the narcissistic hunter who wants Belle to be his wife. I did not see the movie in 3D, but I could imagine that the flashy dancing and action would delight 3D viewers everywhere. Today, they introduce their first openly gay character in the remake of Beauty and the Beast . That's the biggest preview tally of the year so far, the biggest ever for a Disney live-action title, the second-biggest for a PG film and the third biggest ever in March. Read More »

Federer beats Sock, Will Face Wawrinka

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The video is a more polished performance than the group's first effort at the number, which Federer unveiled during the Australian Open in January. Pospisil reached the third round as a qualifier, beating Yen-Hsun Lu and Andy Murray in the main draw before succumbing to Dusan Lajovic in three sets. Read More »

'Iron Fist': A Chi-Centering Superhero & the Final Defender

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On TV, the two will team up, along with Daredevil and Jessica Jones, in "The Defenders", a series that will be shown later this year. The corporate Manhattan culture of " Iron Fist " is very far removed from the Hell's Kitchen of " Daredevil " and the Harlem of "Luke Cage". Read More »

IAG brands new long-haul A330 budget carrier 'Level'

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International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of British Airways, announced it will launch a new low-priced, long-haul airline brand called Level. Its Barcelona-Oakland service will compete directly with Norwegian Air, which will launch that route on June 5. He added: "This is just the start". Read More »

15 differences between the animated and live-action versions

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But not everyone agrees. Beauty and the Beast has also earned $11.5 million internationally. That rings truer if you ask me. But don't get me wrong, I loved it. It's unclear how the content was different from an advertisement, considering that it was a message inserted into users' briefings with the aim of getting them to go see a movie. Read More »

Netflix is replacing its star ratings with a thumbs up/thumbs down systems

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Netflix said it tested the new system and there were 200 percent more ratings. Netflix plans to soon change its current review system from traditional 1-5 star ratings to instead only allow users to like or dislike a film or TV show, but is it the right move? "Five stars feels very yesterday now", Yellin said, according to the Huffington Post . Read More »

Former Power Ranger pleads guilty after killing roommate with a sword

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Then, a year later, Medina was arrested again on murder charges related to his roommate's death. Now Medina faces up to six years in state prison when he is sentenced later this month, prosecutors said. The home where the stabbing took place was meant to be a haven for the dogs, according to Kennedy, who said Medina began living there after she hired him to care for the animals. Read More »