Arts&Culture Viola Davis, SC Native, Wins Best Supporting Actress
Author: 0 Viola Davis, SC Native, Wins Best Supporting Actress

Kimmel later gave special praise to Meryl Streep, who delivered a much- publicized anti-Donald Trump speech at the Golden Globe Awards in January, earning her a sharp rebuke from the president, who called her "overrated". "I don't see it as representing something any bigger than a family and a man being born into a set of circumstances and maybe not taking ownership of how he's poisoning his family, which most of us don't", she said .

Author: 0 Things you must know about TRAPPIST-1

Further noting that this finding is a huge step forward towards answering the age-old question: "Are we alone?" Their sun is merely 235 trillion miles away from Earth, nearly right next door, really. The astronomers also discovered that rather than forming near the star, the planets moved in closer to the star over time . In some cases, a neighboring planet might appear twice as large as the full moon seen from Earth.

Arts&Culture Ryan Gosling Loses Best Actor at the 2017 Oscars to Casey Affleck
Author: 0 Ryan Gosling Loses Best Actor at the 2017 Oscars to Casey Affleck

Affleck, who is the frontrunner for the Best Actor Oscar , stars as Lee Chandler, who becomes the guardian of his 16-year-old nephew after his brother Lee dies of a sudden heart attack. Local film Manchester by the Sea won big at the Academy Awards. Will social media successfully predict the Best Film nomination at the Oscars? "The movie is about people trying to take care of each other in the face of awful adversity, and I've been taken care of by some wonderful people", said ...

Author: 0 "Hostiles and Calamities" Review

That said, the two episodes that have focused on minor characters Tara and Eugene have been among the season's strongest outings. "Hostiles and Calamities" takes a break from the hatchet-faced military strategizing and obligatory slicing and dicing that's dominated the series lately to look at Negan's (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) Sanctuary, that Dantean dystopia with an Orwellian name.

Arts&Culture Watch The 2017 Academy Awards Online Free
Author: 0 Watch The 2017 Academy Awards Online Free

The 89 Academy Awards will open with one of the biggest stars in music, believe it or not. Red Carpet pre-show: 5 p.m. on E!. They will also be able to engage with exclusive video footage of this year's Oscar nominees, including Pharrell, Ruth Negga , Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Damien Chazelle, among others.

Author: 0 Oscars: 'Manchester by the Sea' Wins Best Original Screenplay

The Manchester by the Sea star took home the Oscar for Best Actor, winning for his gut-wrenching portrayal of a man tasked with raising his teenage nephew after the death of his brother. You see, seven years ago in 2010, the actor was sued by I'm Still Here film producer Amanda White for allegedly physically and verbally abusing her.

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Author: 0 Moran: This "La La Land" is your land this Oscar weekend

Jimmy Kimmel brought his beloved mean tweets segment from his late night show to the Academy Awards on Sunday night - and it did not disappoint. Looks like, Oscars this year, has turned into a platform to slam the U.S President Donald Trump and his political moves.

Author: 0 Oscars: Editor John Gilbert Wins First Oscar for 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Hacksaw Ridge was also nominated for two Golden Globe Awards, best picture-drama and best-director. "I can't even tell you the experience that it was for me", O'Connell said backstage. Jack Gilbert thanked his family those "watching in NZ" after winning an Oscar for Film Editing for Hacksaw Ridge . "It's the greatest feeling I've had in my entire life".

Author: 0 Viola Davis wins best supporting actress Oscar for her role in 'Fences'

Exhume those stories". "I'm so thankful that god chose you to bring me into this world", she said . "So here's August Wilson who exhumed and exalted the ordinary people". Check out her full acceptance speech above. People who fell in love and lost. For those who were wondering - no, Viola made no mention of Suicide Squad , which won an Oscar tonight despite its awfulness.

Author: 0 The 89th Academy Awards Results

Top of our charts of the actors, actresses and directors to have been nominated multiple times is poor old Peter O'Toole, who never got to hold a gong despite it being dangled in front of him no fewer than eight times . This year's Oscars ceremony is sure to be a lively one, kicking off at 8:30 p. m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT on ABC. The Globes have more categories - two types of Best Picture, for example - which comes to a total of 25 awards; 14 for films and 11 for television .

Author: 0 Viola Davis Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Role in 'Fences'

Davis was nominated for best actress in 2012 and for best supporting actress in 2009. She's won for her performance in Fences, across from Denzel Washington; who both starred in and directed the cinematic adaptation of August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Author: 0 Chrissy Teigen's White-And-Gold Oscars Dress Is So Pretty

She hasn't said any words yet. Paired with a set of gorgeous dangling earrings by Lorraine Schwartz and some golden strappy shoes, she was definitely a vision. Speaking in a pre-show interview, the All Of Me singer told his wife: " You look like a goddess ". Legend said "I usually am playing my own songs on television, but I had to learn a lot for this".

Author: 0 Jordan Fisher & 'Hamilton' Cast Wish Lin-Manuel Miranda Luck at Oscars 2017

As he watched the clip, Miranda struggled to hold back tears of appreciation. Go to, or download the app on your favorite device. "I'm not even a little jaded, especially about the Oscars ", Miranda admitted to the Los Angeles Times , when asked if his incredible awards success has become old-hat.

Arts&Culture Justin Timberlake Kicks Off OSCARS with 'Can't Stop the Feeling'
Author: 0 Justin Timberlake Kicks Off OSCARS with 'Can't Stop the Feeling'

As wife Jessica Biel stood by in a stunning gold dress, Timberlake put his hand to his ear to draw applause. In the 1990s, presenters and nominees at the Oscars often wore red ribbons in support of AIDS awareness. It was all kinds of adorable, so you'll definitely want to see it over and over until you're basically sick of the song. Jessica added: "He's doing fantastic, but it's one of those things where you're like, "I love you, but I don't know if I like you".

Author: 0 Oscars 2017: Emma Roberts reveals she picked out Julia Roberts' winning dress

This, of course, was the dress Julia wore to accept Best Actress for her performance in Erin Brockovich . What did you guys think of her look? "I remember when my aunt was trying on dresses for the year she was nominated and won, and the dress she wore, I said lovingly, 'You should wear the skunk dress!'" Roberts told Seacrest.

Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel gets political with his first Oscars 2017 joke

Stay tuned throughout the evening to find out who the winners are and where you can stream each of these Academy Award winning films, whether you're here for the screenplay, performance, score, or direction. Of the 800 people surveyed, divided equally between those who voted for President Donald Trump and those who voted for Hillary Clinton, 68 percent of the Trump voters said they disliked political speeches at awards shows; 22 percent of Clinton voters agreed.

Author: 0 Song and dance, protest and politics to mingle at Oscars

Jimmy Kimmel, whose late-night show is broadcasted on ABC , is set to host his first-ever Academy Awards . The prospective winners for the year are La La Land and Moonlight with most people placing their bets on the former as the Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling starrer already proved to be one the greatest movies of last year by taking away 14 nominations, tieing with Titanic (1997) and All About Eve (1950).

Author: 0 Mahershala Ali and his wife welcome a baby girl

Reportedly, the couple, who tied the knots in 2003, announced they were expecting in December. "You couldn't write it this way!" he laughed to Entertainment Tonight earlier this month (Feb17). Taking into account his own full name of Mahershalalhashbaz (AKA the longest title known to man - no, but really; It's the longest word in the Bible!), Ali revealed that he and Karim made a decision to keep things a little more simple when it came to their little one's moniker.

Author: 0 How to watch the Oscars if you don't have cable

The Best Picture prize is the most-anticipated award of the evening, with the whole ceremony building up to the big reveal. While past year, the Academy faced a storm of criticism over the nominees who did not include minorities. Conventional wisdom says that " Manchester by the Sea " will win , both because it deserves to triumph and because it's another way for the Academy to spread the love.

Arts&Culture Alan Shearer: Manchester United must keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic past this summer
Author: 0 Alan Shearer: Manchester United must keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic past this summer

It was confirmed earlier on in the season that Jose Mourinho was willing to offer the Swede, who has 24 goals this season, a one-year extension to his existing contract. At elite level clubs an emphasis is placed upon the quality of leaders and Neville feels that Ibrahimovic, despite not being the club captain, is the one man on the field who all the players look to for guidance.

Author: 0 Oscars night: Watch the stars arrive on the red carpet

The first-time Oscar host takes over from last year's host Chris Rock. Hollywood has gone gaga for La La Land , the movie that got a staggering 14 nominations this year. La La Land's Win A Disaster For Hollywood? Writing for The Conversation, he said: " The Oscars are chosen by more than 6,000 voting members of the 17 branches of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences".

Author: 0 BOEHNER: A repeal and replace of Obamacare is 'not going to happen'

One specific dispute: Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is said to want somewhat smaller subsidies for individual coverage than this proposal contemplates. For some, protecting President Obama's healthcare plan that mandates everyone have health insurance, while increasing assistance, is personal. Numerous speakers at the Iowa City rally focused on the impact of the Medicaid expansion included in the Affordable Care Act.

Arts&Culture Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scares up $30.5M debut
Author: 0 Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scares up $30.5M debut

Get Out effectively pushed The Lego Batman Movie into second place. Taking second place was The Lego Batman Movie , which earned an additional $19 million and passing the $200 million mark globally. Bodi will become what he's always dreamed of being: More than a dog, more than a Rock Godm he'll be a Rock Dog! Coming in at No. 3 was Keanu Reeves' actioner John Wick: Chapter Two with an additional $9 million in revenue in it's fourth week in release.

Author: 0 Sacked Ranieri says goodbye to Leicester stars

Former Leicester City and England striker Gary Lineker said the club had taken an "unforgivable" decision in sacking manager Claudio Ranieri on Thursday, less than a year after he led them to a shock Premier League title success. "So I think Leicester made history two years in a row". Do I have to understand it all the time - obviously not. He said: "I'm not aware of any senior players going to the owners so that's news to me".

Arts&Culture Trump to Skip White House Reporters' Annual Dinner
Author: 0 Trump to Skip White House Reporters' Annual Dinner

Media organisations including The New York Times, CNN , Politico and Al Jazeera were blocked from joining the informal, on-the-record, off-camera press briefing on Friday, referred to as a "gaggle". The last President who skipped the dinner was Ronald Reagan in 1981, when he was recuperating from an assassination attempt, but he still delivered some remarks by telephone.

Author: 0 Joseph Wapner, Original 'The People's Court' Judge, Dies in Sleep

Wapner leaves behind wife Mickey of 70 years. has learned that Joseph Wapner died Sunday morning. He ended up receiving his JD from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, and was later appointed to a LA Municipal Court judgeship in 1959, later going on to serve in Superior Court.

Author: 0 Joseph Wapner, Former 'People's Court' Judge, Dies at 97

He died Sunday morning. Before being a TV judge, Wapner served as an L.A. County Superior Court judge for 20 years, TMZ reported. The tabloid reports that Wapner literally changed reality television after the show debuted in September 1981.

Author: 0 'OITNB' star Elizabeth Rodriguez talks new Wolverine film

Logan, directed by James Mangold and starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart , will be released in theatres on March 3, 2017. On Jackman's end, it must be that after playing this character on and off for more than a decade, it would be hard to let go as well.

Author: 0 Oscars 2017: predictions on who will win in the main categories

The live-stream is only available for pay TV subscribers in the Chicago, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham, and San Francisco television markets. The diverse slate of nominees will help the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences put to rest the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that has dogged the awards gala for the past two years.

Author: 0 Oscars 2017: Who will win, should win, Academy Awards

Writing (Original Screenplay ) - "Manchester by the Sea", unless La La Land's popularity steamrolls this category as well . Probably . In those aforementioned three times , Best Director went to a director who really put together a technical/visual achievement.

Author: 0 Oscar speeches that rocked Hollywood

Jimmy Kimmel has been handed the keys to the auto for the first time - NOT to be confused with Jimmy Fallon, who hosted the Golden Globes . It is now clear that Mr Trump does not have many followers in Hollywood, as it is evident when Meryl Streep's anti-Trump award speech has been the most talked about incident in the Golden Globes.

Arts&Culture Keith Ellison loses to Tom Perez as DNC chair
Author: 0 Keith Ellison loses to Tom Perez as DNC chair

Mr Perez defeated Keith Ellison, a United States representative from Minnesota, in a 235-200 second round vote. Bernie Sanders have supported - Perez said "we've seen no evidence of anything constructive from this president". " Tom Perez understands we are at our best when we choose diversity over division", Reed said. The odds seem to favor Perez - his supporters whisper they may have enough votes to win outright on a first ballot - but Ellison boasts an impressive network.

Author: 0 When and where to watch the 89th Academy Awards

It seats 3,300 people. Only " All About Eve " and "Titanic " garnered as many nominations. E!'s Live From the Red Carpet will begin at 5:30 p.m. EST, hosted by Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic. The Oscars will be aired in 225 countries and territories across the globe. The ceremony is estimated to cost $42.8 million to put on. A few films nominated this year tell great stories based on true events - "Hidden Figures" might have been my biggest surprise of all of the nominated ...

Author: 0 Wins That Could Make History at the Oscars This Sunday

Though Katharine Hepburn would still have the most awards as a lead actor, Streep could match the legendary screen star's 35-year-old feat for most acting awards, period, with a fourth win for Florence Foster Jenkins . He's nominated as a producer on the film " Manchester by the Sea ". Even if you don't love La La Land, you have to admit it's a major feat, creating a Hollywood musical from scratch.

Author: 0 The frock stars who rocked - and shocked - at the Oscars

This record was previously achieved by only by two other films: Titanic and All About Eve . On Sunday evening, the picture - which stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone - could at best leave with 13 awards (the movie is nominated twice for Best Original Song ).

Author: 0 Academy Awards betting action report: Underdog bettors love these Oscars odds

And anyone who thinks they know what pictures will win the three short film categories is kidding themselves - there are no boxes and wheels in Oscar betting, so any guess is a good play. But each year is full of films that could've been contenders, and minor debates about whether the winners for best picture are really the best film of the year.

Author: 0 Critics Predict La La Land Will Win The Oscars For Best Picture

We're handicapping the odds on the nine Best Picture contenders for the February 26 Academy Awards. Round about this time of year, you see, a lot of broadsheet editors and TV news producers with otherwise very little interest in the movies suddenly determine that a multi-million dollar televised awards ceremony in Los Angeles warrants their attention.

Arts&Culture Windy, but mild Saturday ahead of FREEZING temperatures tonight
Author: 0 Windy, but mild Saturday ahead of FREEZING temperatures tonight

Winds will calm down tonight which will allow temperatures to drop down to the mid to upper 20s in the mountain and low 30s in the Upstate. Temperatures Saturday night will be the coldest of the next 7 days with lows in the upper 30s north to lower 40s along and south of the interstate.

Author: 0 Game Of Thrones Star Passes Away At The Age Of 36

Neil, who has also appeared in British series Doctor Who as the Fisher King, pursued a career in basketball in the United States before turning his attention to acting. Thoughts with his family & friends [a Durham lad as well]". " Neil became Britain's Tallest man in 2007 passing the height of Chris Greener ". Raised in County Durham, Fingleton played basketball professionally in Spain, China, Italy, Greece and England before taking up acting.

Author: 0 Oprah Winfrey to speak at upstate NY college commencement

She is applauded for her initiative, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. She was nominated for an Academy Award for her role The Color Purple , produced and acted in Selma , and won acclaim for Lee Daniels' The Butler .

Author: 0 The Walking Dead actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan slams Primark t-shirt controversy

The shirt, which shows Lucille alongside the words "Eeny meeny miny moe", quotes a rhyme which, when recited in its entirety (the rhyme continues with "catch a n***** by the toe") is considered extremely offensive by many. Lucraft also noted how damaging this shirt can be. "The graphic has a large American baseball bat, wrapped round with barbed wire and covered with blood", the customer said, per the Sheffield Star .

Author: 0 I'm Too Pregnant For The Oscars

And yes, she's also earned herself a nomination for Best Actress at the Oscars for the same role - so she could win herself some hardware on the big weekend here! Also nominated in the Best Actress category is Ruth Negga for Loving, Emma Stone for La La Land, Meryl Streep for Florence Foster Jenkins and Isabelle Huppert for Elle.

Arts&Culture Khloe Kardashian Posts Photos With
Author: 0 Khloe Kardashian Posts Photos With "My Love" Tristan Thompson In Jamaica

She posted a picture of her and Thompson on the beach, captioning it "My Love". "Khloe is madly, madly in love with this man. She is the happiest she has been for that instant for a long time". Khloe has been dating Tristan, 25, since previous year, and regularly travels from her home in Los Angeles to visit him in Cleveland, Ohio, where he's based with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Author: 0 Hugh Jackman Gives Real Reason for Leaving X-Men Franchise

Hugh Jackman and Ryan Reynolds may have spent the previous year teasing a collaboration between their respective superheroes, Wolverine and Deadpool, but during a Facebook Live session this week, Jackman made it clear that, actually, he's not interested after all.

Arts&Culture Nokia 3310 to feature a coloured screen, slimmer design
Author: 0 Nokia 3310 to feature a coloured screen, slimmer design

Nokia is set to unveil the classic 3310 at the World Mobile Congress this weekend. The phone is known for its battery life and almost indestructible build. MWC is generally used as a stage for the latest and greatest by the phone manufacturers, although some are holding out on flagship announcements just a little longer.