National Film Registry Adds ‘Die Hard’, ‘The Goonies’, ‘Titanic’ & More – Full List
With the holidays soon upon us, it’s time for the Library of Congress’ annual list of the 25 movies it has added to the National Film Registry. Fans of John McClane, misfit adventures and Kate & Leo have reason to cheer as Die Hard, The Goonies and Titanic are among the titles that have been selected this year for their “cultural, historic and/or aesthetic importance” to American heritage.
Spanning the period 1905-2000, the films named to the registry include Hollywood… Read
Hollywood Sexual Harassment Figures Top 2017 Google Searches; Donald Trump Not In Top 10
Google released its search data for 2017 and, to no surprise, sexual harassment figures dominated the lists. However, it was a surprise that, of all people, Donald Trump did not crack the top 10 list of most searched people.
From entertainment to fashion designers to cocktails, Google released their search data for 2017 categorized by subject. For top 10 People searched, four were accused of sexual harassment and abuse, a hot-button issue that has plagued the year. Matt La… Read
Doug Jones Victory Lap: “This Campaign Has Been About Common Courtesy And Decency”
“I have been waiting all my life and now I just don't know what the hell to say!” an overwhelmed Doug Jones told his election night party after his stunning come-from-behind win over GOP candidate Roy Moore Tuesday night in Alabama.
“We have shown, not just the state of Alabama, but we have shown the country, the way we can be unified,” Doug Jones said Tuesday night in becoming the first Democrat elected to the U.S. Senate from Alabama in a quarter of a century.
“At end… Read
Pat DiNizio Dies: Smithereens Songwriter-Guitarist And Soundtrack Artist Was 62
Singer/songwriter Pat DiNizio, who sold millions of records with his New Jersey band, the Smithereens, has died. He passed away just days after indicating via Facebook that he was looking forward to returning to the road. DiNizio was 62 years old and had been recovering from injuries sustained during a fall that he was rehabilitating.
His death was announced on the band’s official Facebook page.
DiNizio’s music appeared on numerous film soundtracks, including Bull Durham… Read
Roy Moore Will Not Concede In Alabama Senate Race After Doug Jones Win
Roy Moore, Alabama’s GOP candidate for the U.S. Senate, declined to concede Tuesday night after election results came in showing Democrat Doug Jones had won. Moore did not concede even after President Donald Trump tweeted grudging congrats to Jones.
Hanging on for dear life, Moore’s campaign insisted the vote was too close to call, that the state required a recount if the vote was within a half a percentage point, and Alabama’s secretary of state and God would have to… Read
Donald Trump Tweets Grudging Congrats To Doug Jones: “A Win Is A Win”
Donald Trump tweeted grudging congratulations Tuesday night after Doug Jones became the first Democrat to win an Alabama seat in the U.S. Senate in a quarter of a century.
“Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win,” Trump tweeted.
“The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very short period of time. It never ends!” he added.
In this special… Read
Doug Jones Alabama Senate Victory Wildly Celebrated On Social Media
The upset victory by Democrat Doug Jones over Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race drew online huzzahs from a mix of celebrities, politicians and Hollywood. President Donald Trump, who backed Moore, was even-handed in his Twitter response:
Congratulations to Doug Jones on a hard fought victory. The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win. The people of Alabama are great, and the Republicans will have another shot at this seat in a very… Read
Screen Actors Guild Awards Nominations: How To Watch Via TV, Online
The 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominees will be announced on Wednesday at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood at 10 AM ET/7 AM Pacific. Actresses Olivia Munn (X-Men: Apocalypse, The Predator) and Niecy Nash (Claws, The Soul Man) will announce the nominees after an introduction by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris.
Shortly before that announcement, this year’s stunt ensemble action performance nominees will be announced by SAG Awards Committee… Read
Alabama Votes Dem Doug Jones To U.S. Senate In Stunning Upset
For the first time in a quarter of a century, Alabama elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate.
Doug Jones's stunning come-from-behind win over Roy Moore puts Dems just two seats away from the majority in the U.S. Senate in 2018.
The vote had been so close, Fox News waited to call it with around 90% of the votes in. CNN followed; MBNC held off about 10 minutes.
In a head-spinning defeat for President Donald Trump, voters in the ruby red state voted to end their perfect… Read
Netflix Fires Executive For “Careless” Remarks On Danny Masterson Allegations
A Netflix executive who told an alleged Danny Masterson sexual assault victim that the company did not believe rape accounts about the actor has been fired.
Andy Yeatman, director of global kids content at Netflix, was terminated by the company on Dec. 11 over the comments, which were reportedly made in early December at a children’s soccer game. A Netflix spokesperson confirmed the firing for Deadline: "Mr. Yeatman is no longer employed at Netflix."
Yeatman reportedly… Read
Justice Department Finds Ally In Battle Over AT&T Time Warner: Former Trump Advisor Carter Page
The Justice Department has found a new ally in its legal battle to block the proposed merger of AT&T and Time Warner: former Trump campaign foreign policy advisor Carter Page.
Page, who is not a lawyer, filed a proposed friend-of-the-court brief, arguing that the deal should be blocked because it would concentrate too much power in the hands of “a few large dominant media corporate telecommunications-media conglomerates.”
In Tuesday’s filing, Page argues that big-media… Read
‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Review: About As Much Fun As You Could Have At The Movies
On top of Star Wars: The Force Awakens two years ago, and the side trip last year to the stand-alone Rogue One, Disney has now more than confirmed the wisdom of rebooting Lucasfilm’s crown jewel saga with what just might be the best film in the entire series that started 40 years ago in the mind of George Lucas. That first movie, 1977’s Star Wars, is to date still the only one (and one of the very few science fiction films, period) to have garnered a Best Picture Oscar… Read