Arts&Culture

UT students push for end to human trafficking

Thursday is the day when people are meant to raise awareness of slavery and human trafficking by drawing red Xs on their hands, posting red Xs online and using the hashtag #EndItMovement . "And this child was so conditioned by her environment that she thought she was engaging in play". She said her childhood involved being passed between her divorced parents - her father was an alcoholic and her mother was addicted to drugs. Read More

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Watch Angelina Jolie Eat Spiders And Scorpions With Her Children

Amidst her troubled marriage, Jolie asserted that she's more focused on parenting and "finding a way through" to keep everyone in the family at its best. Directing this brutal story of the Pol Pot regime is Angelina Jolie, who wrote the film with Ung. The Oscar victor even hired Maddox as a researcher on the film, and his hard work has paid off - he's recognised as one of the executive producers in the credits, reports Vulture . Read More

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Mutant-loving producer Simon Kinberg might direct the next X-Men movie

Mutant-loving producer Simon Kinberg might direct the next X-Men movie

While I think fans have the right to be nervous about someone possibly making their directorial debut with an X-Men movie, I'd point out that Deadpool marked the directorial debut of Tim Miller, and that turned out OK . But there's a flip side to this: Kinberg is not only a veteran producer who knows his way around a set, but he has director experience having stepped in to, um, "manage" productions. Read More

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The New Prologue for 'Alien: Covenant' Has a Foreboding Edge

So if you're looking forward to Ridley Scott's upcoming ALIEN prequel / PROMETHEUS sequel and you're not already watching Legion , you might want to tune in tomorrow. Then our lead, Daniels - played by Katherine Waterston - would appear to have something going on with the Captain. The first two films in the Alien franchise are stone cold classics of the sci-fi/horror/action genres, movies that have been so absorbed into our culture that imitators abound . Read More

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Shane Black's 'Predator' Casts 'Game of Thrones' Star Alfie Allen

Cameras roll today. Black takes on the first film in the franchise in seven years (after 2010's "Predators") and has said it is not a reboot, but a sequel. " The Predator " is going to be a bloodbath. And also that The Predator will be rated R, because "spines bleed... a lot". The original " Predator " was directed by John McTiernan and starred Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, and Jesse Ventura as commandos attempting to rescue hostages while being stalked in a jungle in Central ... Read More

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BLINK Recast For Fox's X-MEN Show

BLINK Recast For Fox's X-MEN Show

Chung is the first official mutant cast in the series - star Blair Redford's mystery character has yet to be identified other than his name, "Sam". We'll see how much that comes in. While hiding from the government, the family joins an underground network of mutants in the fight for survival. It seems unlikely given the talent used to portray those characters on the big screen; however, it could be that Fox takes the same route with them that they took with Blink , and recast them. Read More

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Oscar De La Hoya: Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight 'will never happen'

Most pundits believe McGregor, the UFC lightweight champion, would have no chance in a boxing match against Mayweather, one of the greatest boxers of all time. Mayweather says he remembers "when Dana White used to carry my bags" and tweets "before you ask for $25m, be worth more than $25m". "Being surrounded by my family and friends for my birthday weekend reminds me to never take anything for granted in life", said Mayweather. Read More

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Kim Kardashian Is Back To Blonde!

Kim Kardashian Is Back To Blonde!

And much to our delight, we discovered that Kim went back to platinum blonde on February 17. For Paris Hilton's birthday, Kim Kardashian chose to adopt the same hair color as his girlfriend. As Radar previously reported, the baby daddy of Kardashian's two children - who was hospitalized following a breakdown in November - was "completely stressed out" over the show in previous weeks. Read More

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Lana Del Rey Is Back With A New Song Titled "Love"

Del Rey is back after a gap of nearly 16 months. Del Rey has had a career that many artists only dream of with 7 albums and 3 EP's and a faithful fanbase that is sure to be there every time she gears up to release something new. Of the announcement, Lana said: "I made my first 4 albums for me, but this one is for my fans and about where I hope we are all headed". The song is the singer's first release since her last LP, Honeymoon, which bowed in September 2015. Read More

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'Blind Sheikh' bombing suspect Omar Abdel Rahman dies in U.S. federal prison

Abdel-Rahman and his followers were planning to "levy a war of urban terrorism against the United States" in an attempt to change USA foreign policy, an indictment said at the time of his trial, Reuters reported . The assassin has said that Abdel-Rahman urged him to kill Kahane. The man who plotted the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center has died. A video also showed four defendants mixing fertilizer and diesel fuel for bombs. Read More

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Chance the Rapper receives text from Drake after winning a Grammy

Even in this overwhelming moment, Chance remembered to keep religion close to his heart and said in his acceptance speech: "Glory be to God". Clearly, he's very grateful to all that came together to make this win happen. "I want to thank God for my mother and my father who have supported me since I was young". Later this year, Chance The Rapper is also tapped to perform at a number of festivals, including the Governor's Ball, Boston Calling, Firefly and others. Read More

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Despite rumors, evacuations below Lake Oroville remain in effect

Despite rumors, evacuations below Lake Oroville remain in effect

Drone and helicopter footage over Northern California's imperiled Oroville Dam show the widespread damage and furious flooding that forced more than 200,000 people to evacuate on Sunday. The lake is "full" at 901 feet above sea level, and when it passed that point it became an issue. The state water resources announced on Sunday that the evacuation orders were not a drill. Read More

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Grammys Bash Trump: All the Music Stars Who Spoke Out Against POTUS

Grammys Bash Trump: All the Music Stars Who Spoke Out Against POTUS

With "Lemonade" universally adored , this was another hard defeat in the category: she drew support from Kanye West when Beck's " Morning Phase " won over "Beyonce" in 2015, but didn't join the argument. "Would hold you up forever". Drake, Kanye and Justin Bieber won't be attention, however. The latter won best rap performance and best rap song for Hotline Bling - Drizzy's hit single from his fourth studio album Views . Read More

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Beyoncé's baby bump: The real Grammys star?

Beyoncé's baby bump: The real Grammys star?

Addressing Bey in the audience, Adele said: "I can't accept this award because, for me, Beyonce , Lemonade was fantastic". The " Lemonade " album was just so monumental, Beyonce . The latter won best rap performance and best rap song for Hotline Bling - Drizzy's hit single from his fourth studio album Views . Another performer was Maren Morris, who won the Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance for "My Church" This track's sales increased 910%. Read More

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Tom Cruise's mother has died

She and her second husband later supported Cruise when he chose to pursue acting full time. She confessed: "I can't describe the feeling that was there". She recalled that Tom "had it in him then" but admitted that it wasn't until her son appeared in a high school production of Guys and Dolls that she truly realised how talented he was. Read More

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Watch Tribe Called Quest Honor Phife Dawg, Get Political at Grammys

Adele won Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Pop Solo Performance. "I want to thank President Agent Orange for his unsuccessful attempt at the Muslim ban". Many viewers were jarred by the overt political message. Sure, Jennifer Lopez recited Toni Morrison , and there was the constitution in the background while Katy Perry performed, but this wasn't exactly searingly anti-Trump. Read More

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