'Melodrama' scores Lorde her first chart-topping Billboard album
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - New Zealand pop singer Lorde landed her first U.S. chart-topping album on Monday as her latest record debuted at the top of the weekly Billboard 200 chart. ...
Facebook in talks to produce original TV-quality shows: WSJ
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc is in talks with Hollywood studios about producing scripted, TV-quality shows, with an aim of launching original programming by late summer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. ...
Box Office: 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Opens to Franchise Low $69.1 Million
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It seems the "Transformers" franchise is rusty. ...
Radiohead take aim at 'strong and stable' May at Glastonbury
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Britain's Radiohead returned to Glastonbury's Pyramid Stage on Friday, 20 years after a legendary performance at the festival, with a set that mocked Prime Minister Theresa May's election campaign and pulled songs from nearly all of their albums. ...
YouTube TV will soon launch in these ten new markets
YouTube‘s relatively new live television service YouTube TV launched in a limited number of markets, and while it still isn’t available for everyone, Google says it’ll soon be available in ten new markets. It hasn’t actually launched in all of these markets yet, so you’ll still need to sign up on the service’s website where you’ll find out whether your … Continue reading...
Mystery Science Theater 3000 will hit Twitch in six-day mega marathon
It would seem that Twitch marathons of classic shows are the hot new thing. What originally began with a marathon of The Joy of Painting with Bob Ross later led to marathons for both Power Rangers and Mister Roger’s Neighborhood. Today Twitch announced its next marathon, and if you happen to be a fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000, this … Continue reading...
Sound of silence opens UK's Glastonbury before Manchester classics fill the void
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Britain's Glastonbury Festival fell silent for a minute on Friday in memory of recent terror attacks and the devastating Grenfell Tower fire, before Hacienda Classical eased revelers into the first day of music at the world's biggest greenfield festival. ...
The best free Netflix alternatives you’ve never heard of (mid-2017)
Somewhere in the vast expanse between Netflix and piracy lies a slew of free, legal streaming services, some more appealing than others. These free services are supported by advertisements — there’s no free lunch, after all — but they’re a solid option for anyone who wants to ditch cable without racking up a similar bill. You’ve probably heard of the … Continue reading...
"Maybe it's time": actor Johnny Depp jokes about a Trump assassination
GLASTONBURY, England (Reuters) - Johnny Depp courted controversy at Britain's Glastonbury music festival with a joke about assassinating Donald Trump, pondering how long it had been since an actor had killed a U.S. president. ...
Cosby plans sex assault talks, accusers' lawyer cries foul
(Reuters) - Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault this summer, his spokesman said days after a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in the entertainer's sexual assault trial. ...
Cosby plans speeches on sex assault, spokesman says
(Reuters) - Bill Cosby plans to conduct a series of free public seminars about sexual assault this summer, his spokesman said days after a Pennsylvania judge declared a mistrial in the entertainer's sex assault trial. ...
Ron Howard enters 'Star Wars' after Han Solo movie directors depart
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is stepping into a galaxy far, far away for the upcoming "Star Wars" Han Solo spin-off movie, Lucasfilm announced on Thursday, after the film's production was thrown into upheaval by the surprise departure of its directors. ...
‘Overwatch’ review
In Blizzard’s expertly designed multiplayer shooter, the most fun comes from working together with other players. The post ‘Overwatch’ review appeared first on Digital Trends.
Two holdouts prevented Cosby guilty verdict, juror tells ABC
(Reuters) - Two holdout jurors prevented comedian Bill Cosby from being found guilty on two of three counts in his sexual assault trial and deliberations were so tense that jurors burst into tears, a jury member told ABC News in a report on Wednesday. ...
‘Watchmen’ may be HBO’s next hit series
HBO has no shortage of hits in its history, and one day an episodic Watchmen adaption may be among them. The company entertained the development of its own Watchmen series a couple years ago, and now it is reportedly back with new plans, ones that are entirely independent of its previous Watchmen ambitions. The network is said to be in … Continue reading...
‘Watchmen’ may be HBO’s next hit series
HBO has no shortage of hits in its history, and one day an episodic Watchmen adaption may be among them. The company entertained the development of its own Watchmen series a couple years ago, and now it is reportedly back with new plans, ones that are entirely independent of its previous Watchmen ambitions. The network is said to be in … Continue reading...
Judge releases names of deadlocked jurors in Cosby sex assault case
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge on Wednesday released the names of the jurors who failed to reach a unanimous verdict in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial but set strict limits on what they can tell the public about their unsuccessful deliberations. ...
Kim Kardashian said to have hired surrogate for third baby
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's family may be growing, according to reports on Wednesday that the celebrity couple have hired a surrogate to carry their third child after a doctor advised the reality star against another high-risk pregnancy. ...
Cross-cultural romance under political microscope in 'The Big Sick'
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When Pakistani actor Kumail Nanjiani and his American wife Emily Gordon wrote a film about the surreal circumstances that brought them together, little did they expect that their love story would be put under a political spotlight. ...
Pop stars release song to raise funds for London fire victims
LONDON (Reuters) - Some of the biggest names in British music, including Stormzy, Robbie Williams and The Who, released a charity single on Wednesday to raise funds for people affected by the fire at a tower block in west London. ...