Introducing action director Roland Emmerich's passion project: a drama about the flashpoint of the modern gay rights movement in America.
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On "Fortune Cookie or 'True Detective' Quote" the grand prize is a "creepy sex doll in a bowl of milk." No kidding.
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Thanks to an uncanny ability to play basketball in the style of numerous pros, Brandon Armstrong has become the social media comedian of the summer.
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When Stephen Hawking announced on July 27th that he would do a Reddit AMA as part of the MakeTechHuman program, thousands of questions poured in, from the profound (“What morals do you think I should be reinforcing to my students interested in AI?”) to the profoundly silly (“What would be your spirit animal?”). But when it hit […]
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Ronda Rousey is an impressive fighter, but how impressive? Are all of her fights short? How much energy in each punch? Here is an estimate.
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at the Ecuadorean embassy in London, wrote a letter to Cumberbatch dated January 15, 2013, that was published on Wednesday on the anti-secrecy website ahead of the October 18 theatrical release of Walt Disney Co's DreamWorks film "The Fifth Estate. ...
By Eric Kelsey BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Barkhad Abdi, a tall wisp of a man with a narrow face and a wide grin, sat on the sofa in his hotel suite with one eye on the television and another on a view of the Hollywood Hills. The 28-year-old Somali-American, who had worked the past year at his brother's mobile phone store in Minneapolis, could hardly have called himself an actor when he began production in British director Paul Greengrass' thriller "Captain Phillips. ...
By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner's "Ring" cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. ...
(Reuters) - American actress Scarlett Johansson has been named the sexiest woman alive for the second time by Esquire, the men's lifestyle magazine said on Monday. "The Avengers" star was named sexiest woman in 2006 and is the only woman to have been given the title twice by the publication. The annual recipient of the title is chosen by Esquire editors. Husky-voiced Johansson, who rose to prominence as a teenager in the 2001 cult film "Ghost World," stars in three films this fall. ...