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Author: 0 OSCARS 2017: Who will win at this year's Academy Awards?

Referring to people protesting "The Palestinian", Redgrave labeled them "a small bunch of Zionist hoodlums whose behavior is an insult to the stature of Jews all over the world and to their great and heroic record of struggle against fascism and oppression", before also condemning President Richard Nixon and Wisconsin Sen.

Author: 0 Ways to Get Red Carpet Ready for the 2017 Academy Awards

The main attraction at the Academy Awards is the distribution of statuettes, when Hollywood declares which of its products and people are most deserving of applause - or, at least, that's supposed to be the main attraction. In the wake of the #Oscarssowhite controversy past year, the 2017 ceremony could see African American stars take home three out of the four acting prizes.

Arts&Culture Homeland Security Broadens the Scope of Immigration Enforcement
Author: 0 Homeland Security Broadens the Scope of Immigration Enforcement

Trump's earlier immigration orders, which temporarily banned all refugees as well as foreigners from seven Muslim-majority countries, have faced widespread criticism and legal action. for more than two years and suggests that DHS will soon expand applicability to people apprehended anywhere in the United States. One is the creation of VOICE , short for Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement, which will as a "liaison" between the victims of crimes at the hands of undocumented immigrants, ...

Author: 0 Oscars 2017: How to piss off Trump and influence people

Lucas Hedges of Manchester by the Sea is the youngest at 20. My vote, though, is more for him in "The Nice Guys" than "La La Land". "I really don't know which way best actor will go", veteran film critic Anne Thompson, awards editor for movie blog IndieWire, told AFP.

Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel prepares for first time hosting Academy Awards

Whether you're watching the Oscars to see how many times host Jimmy Kimmel gets Stuck on Matt Damon, to see if La La Land will land the award for best picture or whether or not Hollywood will finally recognize certain Hidden Figures , here's everything you need to know before tuning in February 26.

Author: 0 Oscars 2017: Who will win, who should win?

As far as artiste is concerned, I feel Casey Affleck's performance as Lee Chandler in Manchester by the Sea was simply lovely. She scream-cried with snot coming out her nose at Denzel Washington . Predicted win: Viola Davis (" Fences ") Dark Horse: A literal dark horse has as much of a chance of winning as any of the other four nominees.

Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel Might Retire from Late Night TV in 2019

Jimmy Kimmel is clarifying recent comments that he made about retiring from his late-night hosting duties. But thanks to the wonders of the Internet, you can still be a fan. "Because Oprah told me I'm attractive just the way I am". On the Oscars and spontaneityChaney: I think the most important thing they could do is take a minimalist approach, and just do what they're supposed to do - present the awards, not spend too much time on silly bits and musical numbers.

Author: 0 Oscars 2017 - Everything you need to know including your own ballot

In previous years, the awards have overlooked films of a more political nature or social relevance, like the Martin Luther King drama Selma and Carol with Cate Blanchett, in favour of the artist , Argo and Birdman movies that speak specifically about the film industry.

Author: 0 Amir Khan in negotiation with Manny Pacquiao for fight

What does Pacquiao mean when he says it's what the fans wanted? Less than a week after Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum said that rumors of a Pac/Khan fight were "total and complete bull--", we have the announcement that the two men will fight in less than two months time.

Author: 0 Kyrgios slams umpire during Marseille defeat

Kyrgios also slammed down 16 aces but it was the world number 11 who prevailed to set up a clash with fourth seed Lucas Pouille , who beat Richard Gasquet 7-5 6-3. The 23-year-old Pouille won the opening set by breaking Gasquet in the 12th game and carried the momentum into the second set by winning the first five games to remove any suspense.

Arts&Culture USA envoy tries to pacify Mexico
Author: 0 USA envoy tries to pacify Mexico

Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray, who met with Tillerson, said: "There exists among Mexicans concern and irritation about what are perceived to be policies that could be harmful for the national interest and for Mexicans here and overseas".

Author: 0 Best Actress Nominee to Miss Academy Awards

Natalie Portman has announced that she will not be attending the 2017 Academy Awards or the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards due to her pregnancy. And Natalie and Benjamin have not yet compiled a shortlist of possible names for their new child as they think it is important to "meet" the baby first.

Author: 0 My predictions for the 2017 Oscars

Gut predication: Washington - he acts the crap out of that movie; I'm getting a Most Acting award vibe going on here. Prognosticators say Denzel Washington of "Fences" has pulled ahead of early favorite Casey Affleck of "Manchester by the Sea".

Author: 0 Lana Del Rey Releases 'Love' Music Video

Some of the witches gathered to cast a spell on Donald Trump . While speculation wondered whether the tweet had something to do with her upcoming LP, those four dates aligned with the lunar calendar's " waning crescent moon ritual dates ".

Arts&Culture Laverne Cox confronts anti-LGBT activist over which bathroom she should use
Author: 0 Laverne Cox confronts anti-LGBT activist over which bathroom she should use

Forty-one percent of transgender and gender nonconforming adults have attempted suicide, according to a study by The Williams Institute in collaboration with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Cox, however, asserted that this isn't a states' rights issue, but rather, a civil rights issue. There is so much misinformation out there about transgender people - and one of the most pervasive, unsafe myths is that trans women are more likely to attack women and girls if given access ...

Arts&Culture Robbie Williams pulls out as guest judge for Let It Shine final
Author: 0 Robbie Williams pulls out as guest judge for Let It Shine final

Peter Kay joined Let It Shine on the final tonight in place of Robbie Williams . dressed as Honey G. A BBC spokesman said the broadcaster wishes Robbie a speedy recovery. As for why Robbie won't be sitting alongside Gary, Danni Minogue and Martin Kemp on the judging panel tonight, BBC claimed in a statement that the "Millennium" singer has a mystery "ailment" that's preventing him from being a judge.

Arts&Culture Barefoot Mardi Gras Parade Hits the Island
Author: 0 Barefoot Mardi Gras Parade Hits the Island

The Hurricane cocktail may or may not have been invented in New Orleans. You'll have to get a wristband to enter the events on Franklin Street. Be sure to mingle with the crowd (because that's what Mardi Gras is all about) and yell "throw me something mister!" at the passing floats for the best chance to have some beads or doubloons tossed your way.

Arts&Culture Cress Williams Cast As 'Black Lightning' In Upcoming DC Television Show
Author: 0 Cress Williams Cast As 'Black Lightning' In Upcoming DC Television Show

Its pilot episode is coming up soon. The veteran actor will play the role of Jefferson Pierce aka " Black Lightning " in the upcoming CW TV series. Beyond just Williams, Berlanti also has quite a bit of experience with the CW, having produced Arrow , The Flash , Supergirl , Legends of Tomorrow, and some non-superhero shows like Riverdale .

Author: 0 Hugh Jackman Gets Emotional About "Logan"

The crushing will happen because the hydraulic press is the ultimate compression implement. Equally as dark, Van Helsing (Amazon ) sees Jackman take on the role of the notorious monster hunter as he is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula, who is using Dr.

Arts&Culture Final Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win, Should Win, and Should've Been Nominated
Author: 0 Final Oscar Predictions: Who Will Win, Should Win, and Should've Been Nominated

A gambling website is offering odds on just how political the Academy Awards might get. They're fun! And while who wins and who loses doesn't necessarily mean anything ( The Social Network and Inception lost Best Picture to The King's Speech , but who's still talking about The King's Speech today?), the Oscars do have the ability to highlight films and performances worth seeking out that audiences may have missed the first time around.

Author: 0 Gucci Mane & Nicki Minaj - Make Love

Take a listen to Nicki Minaj's latest guest feature and see how Twitter is weighing in on the now-dubbed diss track below. Before this, Remy Ma has dropped her 'Wait A Minute (Remix)' last December and fans were quick to label it a diss towards Nicki Minaj even though she didn't take any names.

Author: 0 Razzies announced: Which film was the year's worst?

Batman V Superman, as well as a film taking aim at former United States presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, were the big "winners" at the not-so-prestigious 37th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards , celebrating the worst that the movie world has to offer.

Arts&Culture Ian McShane: Game of Thrones fans need to get out more
Author: 0 Ian McShane: Game of Thrones fans need to get out more

Deadwood star Ian McShane spent one episode in the world of Westeros last season, and now he can't stop ragging on Game of Thrones fans. "Can you believe it?" Firstly, you love it; and secondly, you'll have forgotten by the time it comes out!' he told Empire Magazine , throwing major shade at the mega fanbase that Game Of Thrones has.

Arts&Culture Despite visa, Syrian cinematographer blocked from entering United States for Oscars
Author: 0 Despite visa, Syrian cinematographer blocked from entering United States for Oscars

Khaled Khatib, 21, who worked on the Oscar-nominated documentary short film, is reported to have been kept from entering the country after officials found "derogatory information" against him. Derogatory information is a broad category that can include everything from terror connections to passport irregularities. The Nobel Peace Prize-nominated rescue group is estimated to have saved over 78,000 lives to date.

Author: 0 Sinéad O'Connor apologises to Arsenio Hall over Prince drug comments

Arsenio has since dropped his $5 million libel lawsuit against her. During the investigation, however, O'Connor wrote on Facebook, "Two words for the DEA investigating where Prince got his drugs over the decades ..." Last May, not long after Prince's death, Sinéad O'Connor took to her official Facebook page to accuse Arsenio Hall of supplying the late singer with drugs and once spiking O'Connor's drink.

Author: 0 John Legend's Hacker Is Savage: "Donald Trump, You're AB*tch A** N*gga"

Late Friday night, the 38-year-old singer was tweeting about President Trump when his tweets took on a noticeably different tone. "I'm back. My hacker was vulgar and kinda hilarious. The hacker also changed John's bio to say "I have a small penis" but claimed John's was well endowed in a tweet, leaving the singer confused. Teigen went ahead and posted a screen grab of a direct message she was sent showing what Legend's hacked Twitter bio looked like .

Author: 0 What is VX, the chemical weapon that killed Kim Jong Un's half-brother?

Although it can cause an immediate reaction on contact with skin, it can be washed off. "They can knock down people fairly quick... if it is in a high enough concentration, it is quite fatal". VX is a nerve agent with the consistency of motor oil that's deadly even in tiny quantities. When has VX been used in the past? Japanese doomsday cult Aum Shinrikyo , which killed 12 people in a sarin gas attack in the Tokyo subway system in 1995, also used VX in a series of assassination ...

Arts&Culture Magician's body discovered inside Hollywood's Magic Castle
Author: 0 Magician's body discovered inside Hollywood's Magic Castle

A magician at Los Angeles' famed Magic Castle was found dead on the magic club's premises Friday, officials said. A ruling on Easton's cause of death is still pending, according to Lt. Police are said to be treating this as a "possible suicide". The Magic Castle had no comment. The most recent post on his Facebook page, from February 18, referenced the Castle.

Arts&Culture Local law enforcement officials eye immigration changes
Author: 0 Local law enforcement officials eye immigration changes

Until past year the state Department of Corrections was the only local law enforcement agency involved in a 287 (g ) program. A two-decade-old program the feds want to expand - which delegates immigration enforcement authority to some local officers - has all but disappeared from California.

Arts&Culture How political will the Oscars get? Place your bets
Author: 0 How political will the Oscars get? Place your bets

It's a lose-lose proposition. The La La Land director leads the pack according to the model, set to win with a 98 percent probability. All the statistical models show that it has a 95.3 percent chance. That's a little hard to do this year, even if he tapes right across the street from the Dolby Theater. While the Academy continues to improve its diversity issues and acceptance of streaming movies we've got the answers on who's going to win the coveted Oscar awards.

Author: 0 Confirmed! Priyanka Chopra to attend Oscars 2017 with legendary singer Mick Jagger!

Piggy Chops herself confirmed the news recently through social media. Yes, once Priyanka shared the image, we just could not keep calm. She shared the news with her fans while posting a photograph with legendary British singer Mick Jagger. She looked attractive in a nude white gown and was quite a hit at the after party too. The " Quantico " star will be attending the Oscars 2017 ceremony and how do we know? Her dress had become one of the most talked about moments of the Oscars, let see what ...

Author: 0 New York Times will launch 'truth' marketing campaign during 89th Academy Awards

The black and white 30 second ad is minimalist, yet it feels overwhelming. In a tweet last week citing The New York Times , NBC, ABC , CBS and CNN , he said the media was "the enemy of the American People!" As the world wrestles with the problems of "fake news" and "alternative facts", The New York Times has addressed the issues head on in a new ad campaign, its first in a decade.

Author: 0 Karanka puts pressure on Palace

My experience and qualifications are better than theirs. I'm the manager, so the system and tactics are my expertise, not theirs. "When I set them out they have to put it into practice". I hope that eventually they will, and there's still time for them to do that. "Go and remember the great times, when you played really, really well".

Arts&Culture Katherine Heigl's 'Doubt' Canceled at CBS After 2 Episodes
Author: 0 Katherine Heigl's 'Doubt' Canceled at CBS After 2 Episodes

Doubt got off to a disappointing ratings start, opening to a 0.8 Live+same day rating among adults 18-49 and 5.29 million viewers. In contrast, "Beyond Borders" Season 1 averaged 6 million viewers and around a 1.0 rating last spring. Reruns of Scandal would have rated even lower than Notorious' anemic numbers, added the source, so ABC opted to just ride out the bloodbath and hope Scandal could erase the damage come January.

Arts&Culture 10 things to know about this year's Oscars
Author: 0 10 things to know about this year's Oscars

This year's Oscars are likely to be all about La La Land . In the other categories, Moonlight star Mahershala Ali is the 1/10 favourite to beat Lion's Dev Patel to the Best Supporting Actor gong. There were 336 films eligible for the honor. Its director, Asghar Farhadi, is boycotting the Oscars to protest America's recent travel ban against his country and others.

Arts&Culture A look into the history of the Academy Awards
Author: 0 A look into the history of the Academy Awards

Comedian and talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the ceremony for the very first time . What are the Academy Awards and when are they this year? There are nine Best Picture nominees - one more than the past two years. Each year, a dozen people complain to me that they don't recognize a number of the films and performances nominated. For a Best Supporting Actress victor, however, the Academy Award can be a previously inaccessible gateway to stability and opportunity, and ...

Arts&Culture Who Will Win Big At The Oscars, According To Online Bookies
Author: 0 Who Will Win Big At The Oscars, According To Online Bookies

When it comes to the big categories, van Nierop says Damian Chazelle for La La Land is likely to take the statuette for best director , while he would prefer if Manchester By The Sea's Kenneth Lonergan won. Take a look at the facts and figures of this year's Oscars , with a little help from WalletHub . The La La Land epidemic persists in this category, too.

Author: 0 Here's How Many Oscars La La Land Is Likely to Win

The 2017 Academy Awards is gearing up to be quite the night to remember. USA Today: 6 major moments to watch for at the Oscars - "Though Hidden Figures has gained steam in recent weeks, most pundits believe the best picture race has narrowed to indie wonder Moonlight, which focuses its gaze on a young black boy growing up in the projects of Miami and grappling with his sexuality, and La La Land, the modern musical which took critics' breath away with its visual mastery and songbook".

Arts&Culture Sean P. Means: Politics will leave its mark on Sunday's Oscars
Author: 0 Sean P. Means: Politics will leave its mark on Sunday's Oscars

There's no #Oscarssowhite controversy at this year's Academy Awards, but there is plenty to talk about. If La La Land wins at least 12 awards, it will boast the most wins ever. The whimsical musical romance is favored to win the most coveted best picture prize, beating out fellow frontrunners " Moonlight " and "Manchester by the Sea", as well as six other nominees .

Arts&Culture How to Watch the 2017 Oscars
Author: 0 How to Watch the 2017 Oscars

However the most recently adopted category Best Animated Film was added in 2011. Washington won the SAG award for best actor , which has correctly predicted the last 12 Oscar winners. This could be one of the most interesting awards of the night. Once inside, they will experience a soft shimmer of " Moonlight " that will thwart even the wildest " Lion " or any "Hidden Figures" at "Hacksaw Ridge" or in the unchartered waters of "Manchester by the Sea".

Author: 0 Singer Kay Cola Claims She Heard Chris Brown Beating Karrueche Tran

The Daily Mail reports that the "With You" singer recently posted a video on his Instagram account to dismiss the claims, apparently labelling the domestic abuse accusations as "b******". Tran also accused the singer of punching her in the stomach and pushing her down stairs a few years ago. "He said if no one else can have me, then he's gonna 'take me out'".

Arts&Culture Hayao Miyazaki Is Coming Out of Retirement... Again (Again [Again])
Author: 0 Hayao Miyazaki Is Coming Out of Retirement... Again (Again [Again])

Suzuki was promoting The Red Turtle, which is up for an Academy Award, when he confirmed rumors that Studio Ghibli greenlit Miyazaki's next feature-length animation. "This time is for real", Miyazaki said. The 12-minute short film was initially slated for a release at the Studio Ghibli museum in Tokyo in the second half of 2017.