Sunday , 20 January 2019

Entertainment

'Rambo,' 'Total Recall' producer Andy Vajna dies at 74

Andy Vajna, a Hungarian-American film producer who worked on several “Rambo” movies with Sylvester Stallone, “Total Recall” with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Madonna’s “Evita,” has died. He was 74. Vajna, who produced many other films, died Sunday at his Budapest home after a long illness, Hungary’s National Film Fund said. Schwarzenegger remembered Vajna as “a dear friend and a revolutionary force …

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M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director’s “Glass,” while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday. Universal Pictures predicted that “Glass” will make about $47 million over the four-day holiday weekend. Some industry …

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Founder of Dead Poets Society is published, posthumously

The late founder of the Dead Poets Society of America can be inducted to the society of fallen bards now that he’s now a published poet. Walter Skold visited the gravesites of more than 600 poets, and one of his criteria was that the subjects had to be published. Now he’s becoming a published poet, posthumously, on the one-year anniversary …

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'Green Book' takes top honor at Producers Guild Awards

The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama “Green Book” drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like “Roma,” ”A Star Is Born” and “Black Panther.” “When you make ‘Dumb and Dumber’ you never expect to get an award,” said “Green Book” …

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11 movies, TV series and more premiering this week

It’s a new week and there is a slew of new options on TV and in theaters like CW’s “Supergirl,” “Drop The Mic” and Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway’s new film “Serenity.” There are also reality programs like “Many Sides of Jane,” and the final season of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” on Netflix. Here’s everything you should check out from Jan. …

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UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt

British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash. Norfolk Police said late Saturday “suitable words of advice have been given to the driver”. The police spoke to Philip after British media on Saturday …

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Donald Trump ends shutdown for hamberders in 'SNL' game of 'Deal or No Deal'

The first “Saturday Night Live” of the new year opened with Donald Trump playing a game of “Deal or No Deal” — in a bid to end the longest government shutdown in history. “We decided to do this in the only format you understand: a TV game show with women holding briefcases,” Kenan Thompson, playing host Steve Harvey, said. (Germaphobe …

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Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children's hospital

Justin Timberlake pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children’s hospital. Timberlake took a break from his “Man of the Woods” tour to pop in and pose for pictures with the young patients at Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio. A video of the kids was widely shared all week, with many in their hospital …

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