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Culture Cloverfield 3 Could Be A Netflix Exclusive
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THR adds that God Particle/Cloverfield Station was a more costly effort than 10 Cloverfield Lane , coming in with a budget over the $40 million range, and that the movie "needed some work". The buzzy script has reportedly been changed completely since its purchase in order to fold in the Cloverfield universe elements. If official, Cloverfield Station would be a suitable title for a film about astronauts aboard a space station who, after an accident with a particle accelerator, discover ...

Culture Ugandan President: 'I Love Trump' For Speaking 'Frankly' About Africa
Author: 0 Ugandan President: 'I Love Trump' For Speaking 'Frankly' About Africa

African countries including Botswana, South Africa and Nigeria have summoned the American envoys in their country to explain the remarks while the African Union has demanded a retraction and apology from Donald Trump. "[His words] are obviously quite disturbing and upsetting", Deborah Malac said. The New York Times reported on January 11, 2018 that President Trump balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some nations in Africa, demanding to ...

Culture Bill Cosby Performs First Gig Since Sex Scandals
Author: 0 Bill Cosby Performs First Gig Since Sex Scandals

Cosby spent most of the set poking fun at his diminished eyesight. Cosby made light of his medical condition, following up on the gaffe in saying, 'Let me tell you something about people talking to blind people, you sighted people: If you see a blind person walking into a pole or something, if you speak flawless English, there's a word called "Stop" - not, "Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa!"' Mr.

Culture Neil Diamond world tour at Sunshine Coast Stadium cancelled
Author: 0 Neil Diamond world tour at Sunshine Coast Stadium cancelled

The concerts followed engagements in the UK, Ireland, and the United States past year. The veteran musician is one of the biggest-selling artists of all time, having shifted more than 125m discs since the 1960s. 1 singles: " Cracklin' Rosie ", " Song Sung Blue ", "Longfellow Serenade", "I've Been This Way Before", "If You Know What I Mean", " Desiree ", " You Don't Bring Me Flowers ", "America", "Yesterday's Songs", and "Heartlight".

Culture Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies
Author: 0 Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies

Masekela took the opportunity, along with many other members of the cast, to remain in England, effectively, going into exile, and enrolled at the London Guildhall School of Music, later moving to the Manhattan School of Music in NY. He made his way to the US, where he honed his skills as a horn player under the tutelage of jazz legends Dizzy Gillespie and Louis Armstrong . "He said in that gravelly voice, 'If I can sing, annny-body can'".

Culture LeBron James Just Congratulated Himself on Hitting a Huge NBA Milestone
Author: 0 LeBron James Just Congratulated Himself on Hitting a Huge NBA Milestone

Only a handful of other players have reached the mark including Wilt Chamberlain , Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan , Karl Malone , Kobe Bryant , and Dirk Nowitzki . James hasn't scored less than seven points in a game this season, so there is a good chance that he'll reach the 30,000 mark. "No. No. I haven't", James said.

Culture Church opens doors to community 'devastated' by death of Mylee Billingham
Author: 0 Church opens doors to community 'devastated' by death of Mylee Billingham

Mylee Billingham was found with serious stab injuries and taken to hospital, but died soon afterwards. Tributes have been paid to an eight-year-old girl who was stabbed to death at a house in Brownhills, Walsall. Distraught Tracey was heard screaming that her little girl had been stabbed as neighbours tried to comfort her on Saturday. Floral tributes, notes and teddy bears have been tied to a post outside the property, in remembrance of Mylee.

Culture Karni Sena warns consequences to Padmaavat release in India
Author: 0 Karni Sena warns consequences to Padmaavat release in India

In a gesture that will earn him plenty of plaudits even from his detractors, Akshay said, "He (Bhansali) has gone through a lot". Make it and break the record of "Baahubali". The Deepika Padukone , Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor-starrer has been caught in the eye of the storm since the announcement of the project. Dec 30: CBFC suggests change of name from Padmavati to Padmaavat , decides to give U/A certificate with five modifications.

Culture Rachel Morrison, the cinematographer on Netflix's 'Mudbound,' just made Academy Awards history
Author: 0 Rachel Morrison, the cinematographer on Netflix's 'Mudbound,' just made Academy Awards history

First of all, there was some post-Golden Globes course correction. The talented cinematographer is best known for her work on Jennifer Aniston's Cake , the biographical drama surrounding the events leading up to the death of Oscar Grant in Fruitvale Station , and the psychological thriller Sound of My Voice - all films which made their way through film festivals before being picked up by major studios.

Culture Actor who played Tinky Winky in Teletubbies dies aged 52
Author: 0 Actor who played Tinky Winky in Teletubbies dies aged 52

Tinky Winky was at the center of one of the '90s weirdest cultural controversies in 1999, when conservative commentator Jerry Falwell denounced the show for promoting a gay agenda because Tinky Winky carried a handbag, "is purple, the gay pride color, and his antenna is shaped like a triangle: the gay pride symbol".

Culture Sources Reveal The Duchess of Cambridge Wants a Home Birth
Author: 0 Sources Reveal The Duchess of Cambridge Wants a Home Birth

To celebrate Prince William and Kate Middleton's fourth wedding anniversary here are their relationship in pictures. A royal source claims, "Catherine has said she would love to have her baby at home". Explaining the project, Kensington Palace said: 'Teachers and staff play a pivotal role in a young person's life, but they now struggle to find the right resources in order to provide the most effective support for children in their care.

Culture India means business: Modi tells global CEOs
Author: 0 India means business: Modi tells global CEOs

Harry Potter was an unheard name, tweeting was done only by birds and Amazon referred to dense forests in 1997, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today to stress upon the changes the world has seen in the past 20 years. Global leaders should show solidarity in the face of challenges such as climate change, he said. India, one of the world's fastest growing major economies and a growing contributor to pollution, has said it is keen to honor its commitment to clean up the environment ...

Culture Oscars Snub James Franco And Twitter Approves
Author: 0 Oscars Snub James Franco And Twitter Approves

James Franco didn't get an Oscar nomination for Best Actor . Paley acknowledged that her story was complicated by the fact that her relationship with Franco continued after the coercive incident. "My mind baffles: How could a person publicly stand by an organization that helps to provide support for victims of sexual assault while privately preying on people who have no power?" she asked before adding, "I want my pin back, by the way".

Culture Sanjay Gupta: 'The President Has Heart Disease'
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Trump said in the Reuters interview that he already gets exercise. Walking would take too long, he said, "I don't want to spend the time ". "I've found no reason whatsoever to think the President has any issues whatsoever with his thought processes", Jackson, a rear admiral in the Navy, he said.

Culture 'Monday Night Raw' brings back some familiar faces for 25th anniversary
Author: 0 'Monday Night Raw' brings back some familiar faces for 25th anniversary

It then shifted over to Shane and Stephanie McMahon in the Barclays Center. Strowman and Kane made their way to the ring first but were contained by the superstars in the middle. You can make the argument that The Undertaker may not have been the biggest singular star in WWE history, but there's little doubting that the 52-year-old icon has had the greatest career of anyone in the history of professional wrestling - one that has spanned more than 30 years and still may not be over.

Culture Oscars 2018: Priyanka Chopra to announce nominations
Author: 0 Oscars 2018: Priyanka Chopra to announce nominations

Yet it crucially missed out on a SAG ensemble nomination, which historically has been a must-have for any Oscar best-picture victor. Far from being awarded, for many actors, directors and films, being nominated by the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for an Oscar in itself is a big honour.

Culture Ryan Reynolds developing a reboot of Clue
Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds developing a reboot of Clue

The first project to come from the deal is Clue , a movie adaptation of the classic Hasbro board game - also known as Cluedo outside of the U.S. The film will reportedly be a star vehicle for Reynolds, with Deadpool writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick now talking with the studio to pen the screenplay.

Culture New rules govern handling of Oscar envelopes
Author: 0 New rules govern handling of Oscar envelopes

Previously there were only two people in charge of the envelopes back stage, this year there will be three. PwC has therefore been working hard over the past year to come up with new rules to make sure that it doesn't happen again. There will now be three PwC balloting partners (rather than two) at the Oscars, who will all attend rehearsals. Although questions were raised over PwC's future at the Oscars, the organisation kept its contract because the mistake was down to a "very public ...

Culture Women's rights marches held across Aust
Author: 0 Women's rights marches held across Aust

The mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio , said more than 120,000 protesters turned out in Manhattan to attend the day's march for women's rights, as hundreds of thousands of others did in cities around the country. Last year's event unexpectedly shut down parts of the Loop with what organizers said was a quarter-million participants flooding Grant Park the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration.

Culture Neil Diamond Cancels Tour Dates & Announces Retirement Following Parkinson's Diagnosis
Author: 0 Neil Diamond Cancels Tour Dates & Announces Retirement Following Parkinson's Diagnosis

The tour was set to extend to Australia and New Zealand this March, but the musician's website stated that "the onset of the disease has made it hard to travel and perform on a large scale basis". He went on to apologise to anyone who had purchased tickets and was looking forward to his upcoming shows, whilst promising he wasn't hanging up his microphone entirely.