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Entertaiment 'The Shape of Water' tops Oscar nods with 13 nominations
Author: 0 'The Shape of Water' tops Oscar nods with 13 nominations

With just over a month to go until the big award show on March 4, now's the time to catch up on all the flicks in order to make sure you can make the best victor predictions of all your friends and family. Still, the 2018 nominations are certainly promising, but, as The Shiznit's honest posters prove, they aren't above being poked fun of by movie fans.

Entertaiment Idris Elba Says It's Time to
Author: 0 Idris Elba Says It's Time to "Do Something Different" with James Bond

As for the director, that hasn't been announced yet but Christopher Nolan has previously said that he's definitely interested in directing a Bond film . We can't help noticing the other contenders are all a bit, well, white and male. I think the main thing is that the franchise needs to shake things up and do something different.

Entertaiment James Franco Accusers Speak Out on GMA: 'Please Just Apologize'
Author: 0 James Franco Accusers Speak Out on GMA: 'Please Just Apologize'

After the 2018 Academy Award Nominations came out, and Franco was not included in them, many people took to social media to share their approval of the snub. Franco addressed the accusations during an appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert earlier this month. 'He kind of like pushed my head down and was like saying, come on, ' said Paley .

Entertaiment The 'real' Rosie the Riveter dies at 96
Author: 0 The 'real' Rosie the Riveter dies at 96

But in 2015, Professor James J. Kimble of Seton Hall University began investigating and realized through his research that Naomi - not Geraldine, who had died in 2010 - most likely inspired the character. "There is no question that she is the "lathe woman" in the photograph", Kimble told The New York Times . "By that point it was three of four years she had been aware that her photo was out there under someone else's name".

Entertaiment New rules govern handling of Oscar envelopes
Author: 0 New rules govern handling of Oscar envelopes

PwC US chairperson Tim Ryan has revealed new rules to The Associated Press ahead of the nominations today. They include a new process in which the celebrity presenter will confirm they have the correct envelope before stepping onstage, PwC partners attending rehearsals, as well as measures to quickly correct any mistake.

Entertaiment Slayer Announces Plans For Their Final World Tour
Author: 0 Slayer Announces Plans For Their Final World Tour

Slayer are set for their swan song with one last world tour. Kerry King (left) and Gary Holt of U.S. thrash metal band Slayer perform during the final day of the Rock in Rio music festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 22, 2013.

Entertaiment WWE Raw 25 Open Discussion Thread
Author: 0 WWE Raw 25 Open Discussion Thread

McMahon's attitude soon changed and when it looked like The Texas Rattlesnake had Stunners on his mind he offered up Shane . Will the championship remain in Roman's yard? The referee, exhausted of their antics, began to throw out the Miztourage which led to the A-lister planting The Big Dog with a Skull-Crushing Finale for a close two count.

Entertaiment Neil Diamond has Parkinson's, is retiring from touring
Author: 0 Neil Diamond has Parkinson's, is retiring from touring

He said he has been "honored" to bring his shows to the public for the past fifty years. Diamond, who will celebrate his 70th birthday in days, is offering refunds to anyone who purchased tickets to his now-canceled tour dates. He posted on his official website about the doctors orders and reason behind cancelling the 3rd leg of his 50th Anniversary tour. You were wonderful in Philly, and I'm glad you'll still be recording.

Entertaiment Tiffany Haddish, Andy Serkis to host 2018 Oscar nominations
Author: 0 Tiffany Haddish, Andy Serkis to host 2018 Oscar nominations

The 90th Academy Awards nominations in all 24 Oscar categories will be announced in a two-part, live presentation. But the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) gave the victory for best cast - deemed as encouraging a signifier for the best picture Oscar as the producers' endorsement - to " Three Billboards ".

Entertaiment Ryan Reynolds developing a reboot of Clue
Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds developing a reboot of Clue

Reynold's will develop Clue as a possible starring vehicle for the actor. The first of these will be Clue , a live action film based on the Hasbro board game of the same name (known as Cluedo in Ireland and the UK). Clue has players figure out who, out of six suspects, murdered the game's victim, which weapon was used, and where the crime took place. A release date has not been set yet.

Entertaiment Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt to be farewelled in funeral today
Author: 0 Home and Away actress Jessica Falkholt to be farewelled in funeral today

White doves were released for the 29-year-old following the private funeral at St Mary's Catholic Church in Concord, Sydney, in front of hundreds of friends and relatives. Jessica spent nearly three weeks in a coma at St George Hospital before doctors switched off her life support system the day after her parents Lars, 69, and Vivian, 60 and younger sister Annabelle, 21 were farewelled.

Entertaiment Moving on From Kevin Spacey Cost Netflix a Lot of Dough
Author: 0 Moving on From Kevin Spacey Cost Netflix a Lot of Dough

Following allegations of sexual harassment against the actor late previous year, Netflix cut ties with Spacey, suspended production of the series for a few months and then proceeded with the upcoming sixth season of House of Cards without him, choosing instead to focus the final season on Robin Wright's character.

Entertaiment Britney is bringing her Piece of Me tour to Dublin
Author: 0 Britney is bringing her Piece of Me tour to Dublin

The " Britney: Piece Of Me " show ran since 2013 at the Axis Auditorium and sold a staggering 916,174 tickets across 249 shows - grossing over $137 million. Despite struggles that often made her personal life bigger news than her music, Spears is one of the best-selling music artists of all time with over 100 milion record sales.

Entertaiment Africa's great musician Hugh Masekela dies
Author: 0 Africa's great musician Hugh Masekela dies

He travelled the continent, performing in Accra , recording in Gaborone and touring with Paul Simon's Graceland , crossing borders as he did genres. Condolences from fans poured out Tuesday on social media paying tribute to the influential musician's career. "We can safely say bra Hugh was one of the great architects of Afro-Jazz and he uplifted the soul of our nation through his timeless music", Mthethwa tweeted.

Entertaiment Fox planned takeover of Sky suffers blow
Author: 0 Fox planned takeover of Sky suffers blow

Fox said in a statement: "We welcome the CMA's provisional finding that the Company has a genuine commitment to broadcasting standards and the transaction would not be against the public interest in this respect". "We have provisionally found that if the Fox/Sky merger went ahead as proposed, it would be against the public interest", the CMA's Anne Lambert said.

Entertaiment Grass fires scorch Parker County
Author: 0 Grass fires scorch Parker County

TxDOT put out a warning around 2:30 p.m. Monday that all lanes of Interstate 20 and Interstate 30 from I-830 in Tarrant County to Farm to Market 5 in Parker County were closed due to the fire. No homes or businesses were threatened and officials said they do not know what caused the fire. One out building was damaged by the fire, he said, and no people were hurt or killed.

Entertaiment Lots of queue to pay Dolores O'Riordan respects
Author: 0 Lots of queue to pay Dolores O'Riordan respects

Joseph's Church in the city. Last night candles lit the streets as her family and friends accompanied her hearse to the church where the mass will take place this morning. Her family is handsome. 'A lovely family' Also paying tribute, O'Riordan's former housekeeper and nanny to her children, Kay Duffy, said: "I was Dolores's housekeeper for many a year, when she was living in Kilmallock , and she couldn't have treated me better than what she did".

Entertaiment John Cena In Talks To Play DUKE NUKEM
Author: 0 John Cena In Talks To Play DUKE NUKEM

John Cena is getting ready to shoot up some aliens. Cena has yet to sign onto the role, though he's now in negotiations to play Duke. The WWE star-turned-actor John Cena is in talks to star as Duke Nukem , hero of the classic video game franchise, Duke Nukem .

Entertaiment Comedy House Chaos Injures Comedian, Audience Members After Man Charges Stage
Author: 0 Comedy House Chaos Injures Comedian, Audience Members After Man Charges Stage

Ballard said, even though it is serious, Brown is still finding a little humor from the scary situation. Brown said: "We were doing a great show". The Comedy House wouldn't comment on Brown's post or the incident itself. A video of the assault was posted on Facebook which so far has been viewed nearly 2 million times and shared by 22,000 users. Brown said the man "all of a sudden just got up and lost his mind".

Entertaiment William Macy: It's hard to be a man these days
Author: 0 William Macy: It's hard to be a man these days

He also believes pay equality is next on the agenda, describing it as "inevitable". I'm really proud to be in this business, because I think showbiz will move with dispatch'. "It's hard to be a woman all days, William ", she wrote. "It's show biz's job to get us for as cheaply as they can - and our job to say no,"she said".

Entertaiment Bill Cosby Sets Live Show For Tonight As Retrial Jury Selection Scheduled
Author: 0 Bill Cosby Sets Live Show For Tonight As Retrial Jury Selection Scheduled

Before a friendly crowd, he told stories, honored old friends and finished by leading the band in a set, first using his mouth to scat in place of a missing horn section and then taking a turn at the drums. Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting former Temple University basketball manager Andrea Constand in 2004 at his Cheltenham home, where he still lives.

Entertaiment Danny McBride's Crocodile Dundee Project Just Added A High-Profile Marvel Star
Author: 0 Danny McBride's Crocodile Dundee Project Just Added A High-Profile Marvel Star

The forthcoming film, titled Dundee: The Son of A Legend Returns Home , will reportedly revolve around Crocodile Dundee's American-raised son, Bryan, returning to his father's native Australian outback . Brian, who is played by United States actor Danny McBride , is then forced to "team up with a local expert, Wally Jr" in order to find him. This son of a legend is forced to channel his Aussie roots as he embarks on the ultimate adventure in the land down under.

Entertaiment Shah Rukh Khan conferred with Crystal Awards in Davos
Author: 0 Shah Rukh Khan conferred with Crystal Awards in Davos

Australian actress Cate Blanchett also received an award for her work with refugees and British singer Sir Elton John for his campaigning on HIV/AIDS. SRK's close friend, filmmaker Karan Johar, was also in attendance when King Khan received the award. "I am so excited as a film-maker and as a close friend of the family, and his director for so many years".

Entertaiment Trump speaks with Republicans on shutdown Day 2
Author: 0 Trump speaks with Republicans on shutdown Day 2

There's been a lot of promises made to different senators that have not been followed through on by the majority leader, so I would be very leery of anything that wasn't extremely, extremely clear and detailed. "Using the offical Twitter account of his non-profit organization on Sunday, Alec Baldwin , who plays a satirical version of Donald Trump on " #Saturday Night Live ", ripped into the president and Congress over the government shutdown .

Entertaiment Model Steps Down from L'Oreal Campaign Due to Anti-Israel Tweets
Author: 0 Model Steps Down from L'Oreal Campaign Due to Anti-Israel Tweets

Khan wrote. In a statement she said she "deeply regrets" what she said and apologised for the "upset and hurt that they have caused". "Championing diversity is one of my passions, I don't discriminate against anyone", she adds. In another she said the country was a "child murderer". "I recently took part in a campaign, which excited me because it celebrated inclusivity". The company has faced many boycott calls over the years from supporters of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions ...

Entertaiment Akshara Hassan to Star in Rajesh M Selva's Next Movie
Author: 0 Akshara Hassan to Star in Rajesh M Selva's Next Movie

Besides Chiyaan Vikram , Rajesh Selva, who did Thoongavanam earlier, would be directing this film. But it doesn't feature him - it features his younger daughter, Akshara Haasan! "Lets endeavour it to make a grand success", he said. Details on the complete cast and crew are awaited. Akshara had made her Kollywood debut with Ajith's Vivegam . Vikram was last seen in the film Sketch, which opened to a lukewarm response.

Entertaiment New Overwatch skins teased ahead of tomorrow's cosmetics update
Author: 0 New Overwatch skins teased ahead of tomorrow's cosmetics update

For more on Overwatch , stay tuned to IGN this week for more on the new skins , emotes, and more on the way in the upcoming cosmetic update. Overwatch fans are counting down to the release of the Blizzard World map and new skins. Expect more new Overwatch maps in 2018 as Kaplan stated they tend to be the most popular additions to the game. Out of her mech, D.Va is wearing a black dress, tights, and gloves, topped off with black and pink cat ears.

Entertaiment Nicole Kidman apologizes for seriousness during SAG Awards
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman apologizes for seriousness during SAG Awards

Tearing up while accepting her award, Kidman said she was emotional because the award and the moment meant a lot to her. Fighting to hold back tears, Kidman acknowledged veteran actresses in Hollywood, including Susan Sarandon , Jessica Lange and Meryl Streep , whom she said she has "watched" and "learned from" over the years.

Entertaiment Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are hiring on LinkedIn
Author: 0 Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are hiring on LinkedIn

As we see more and more of Meghan, it seems there is one striking difference between how the two women pose for photos - Kate never looks directly at the camera, while Meghan tends to look directly down the lens. The nanny tied the knot in 1999, and Prince Harry is her son Fred's godfather. Tiggy was hired by Prince Charles in 1993 after his split from Diana - and soon made headlines.