• Darren Aronofsky Takes Credit for Joker Movie Plot
Darren Aronofsky Takes Credit for Joker Movie Plot

News to talk about her newest movie "Mother!" which is slated to hit the cinemas on Friday. She also received an Emmy nomination for her cocktail-drinking, chain-smoking Ruth Madoff in Barry Levinson's HBO movie The Wizard of Lies . Darren said it so well - that this is the first time I have been put on my back foot. I was like: we're going t...

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  • Knife-wielding man attacks Paris soldier, no injuries
Knife-wielding man attacks Paris soldier, no injuries

According to initial data, the French soldier was attacked by an unknown person armed with an arme blanche. In January 2015, Islamist gunmen had stormed into the offices of satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo , killing 12 journalists. The soldier was unhurt in the incident. Including the attacks today in Paris and Burgundy, France has already ...

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  • US Imposes New Iran Sanctions Over Ballistic Missile Program, 'Cyberattacks'
US Imposes New Iran Sanctions Over Ballistic Missile Program, 'Cyberattacks'

Tehran says it plans to adhere to the nuclear deal regardless of any probable USA decision to withdraw from the agreement. While the White House finishes its Iran policy review, a vocal campaign against any possibility of decertifying the agreement is underway, led by Obama administration officials.

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  • Jennifer Lawrence is the world's most risky spy in Red Sparrow
Jennifer Lawrence is the world's most risky spy in Red Sparrow

Based on the novel of the same name by Jason Matthews, a former Central Intelligence Agency operative, Lawrence plays plays Dominika Egorova, a graduate of the Sparrow School, which trains agents in the art of seducing the enemy. When she suffers a career-ending injury, Dominika and her mother are facing a bleak and uncertain future. She excells ...

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  • Los Angeles to host the 2028 Olympics, Paris gets 2024 Games
Los Angeles to host the 2028 Olympics, Paris gets 2024 Games

Torrential rain did not dampen enthusiasm in Paris as the City of Light celebrated clinching its bid to host the Olympic Games in 2024. Paris 2024 officials hugged and cheered following the vote, basking in victory after three previous failed bids to land the 1992, 2008 and 2012 Olympics.

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  • Chargers fans tackle mixed emotions during season opener
Chargers fans tackle mixed emotions during season opener

There will always be a place in the hearts of Chargers fans for quarterback Philip Rivers and tight end Antonio Gates . Joseph kept his team focused by imploring them to remember it wasn't over. The miracle play saved the Broncos from an all-time collapse and allowed them to escape with a 24-21 win. REPEAT PERFORMANCE: This game was remi...

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  • Oh Hi DISASTER ARTIST Trailer
Oh Hi DISASTER ARTIST Trailer

Almost seven months after The Disaster Artist was first shown to audiences at the SXSW Film Festival in March as a work-in-progress screening, the completed version of writer-director James Franco's latest effort had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last night, where it received rave reviews immediately afterward....

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  • US News names Cornell in top 100 national liberal arts colleges
US News names Cornell in top 100 national liberal arts colleges

Illinois State University has placed in the top 100 universities in the nation in recent years; placing 83 in the country this year. The rankings emphasize outcomes, with graduation and retention rates accounting for 30 percent of the score.

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  • Hurricane Katia stationary in the Gulf of Mexico, expected to strengthen
Hurricane Katia stationary in the Gulf of Mexico, expected to strengthen

National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The two people died in Xalapa, the capital of Veracruz state, when mud loosened from a hillside by Katia's rains trapped them in their home, Luis Felipe Puente, head of Mexico's national emergency services, told Reuters .

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  • Aaron Donald ends holdout, reports to Rams without new deal
Aaron Donald ends holdout, reports to Rams without new deal

Get the app and get the game. Donald would have risked forfeiting weekly game checks of $106,014 if he missed any regular season games, and it's possible the Rams would have made him pay the fines if he chose to go that route. They can include him on the 53-man roster - he's now on the did not report list - or they can ask for a roster exemptio...

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  • Hillary Clinton, in TV Interview, Says Election Loss Still 'Very Painful'
Hillary Clinton, in TV Interview, Says Election Loss Still 'Very Painful'

Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic - you name it, ' Clinton had said. 'I am done with being a candidate'. "And I should've done a better job of saying, 'I get it'". "I felt like I was in a straitjacket". "You can put half of Trump's supporters in what I call a basket of deplorables ", Clinton said during that campa...

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  • Suspected Columbus, Ohio, high school shooter arrested
Suspected Columbus, Ohio, high school shooter arrested

USA police arrested one person and confiscated a gun Friday morning while responding to a report of an active shooter at an OH high school, confirming there were no injuries. A message was left for a Columbus schools representative. "SWAT made an arrest, gun taken, no injuries". A school staff member reportedly was able to calm down the suspect b...

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  • Gap, Banana Republic stores closing
Gap, Banana Republic stores closing

Both of those brands offer low-price, on-trend apparel that are proving highly popular among consumers, while the higher-priced Gap and Banana Republic brands continued to fall out of favor. The company has been offering frequent discounts to get shoppers to buy, but recently it's been trying to pull back on price cutting. The company has been cutt...

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  • United Nations probe says Syrian government launched April sarin attack
United Nations probe says Syrian government launched April sarin attack

September 10, 2014: The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says chlorine was used as a weapon "systematically and repeatedly" on villages in northwestern Syria's Idlib province earlier in the year. Syrian civilians have been victims to a number of chemical attacks that have hit the troubled country over the past few years...

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  • American Horror Story's Latest Season Focuses on Scary Post-Election America
American Horror Story's Latest Season Focuses on Scary Post-Election America

Peters has played many bad men in his seven seasons on the show, but his latest, Kai, is a new kind of turnoff. Why are we afraid? Ally Mayfair-Richards (" American Horror Story's " and Murphy's reigning muse Sarah Paulson ) suffers a panic attack when CNN announces Trump's victory.

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  • Slovakia respects European Union court ruling on refugees, position unchanged - PM
Slovakia respects European Union court ruling on refugees, position unchanged - PM

She called on European Union nations to "show solidarity with each other, and with asylum seekers who are seeking protection in Europe". Hungary has admitted none, but Slovakia has taken in a handful. The European Court of Justice has ruled that the current system of quotas for resettling refugees is proportionate, amid protests by east Europ...

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  • Colin Trevorrow Is Latest Ex-'Star Wars' Director
Colin Trevorrow Is Latest Ex-'Star Wars' Director

A list of directors who've come and gone through the Star Wars universe, all signed because they were reasonably young and hip, most with blockbusters under their belt, and all canned when their new-era vibe crashed into Lucasfilm's (let's be honest, well-established and reasonably successful) plans.

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio Playing The Joker Is Far From A Sure Thing
Leonardo DiCaprio Playing The Joker Is Far From A Sure Thing

The new film was announced last week and the last time we saw The Joker was in Suicide Squad , where he was played by Jared Leto and his Harley Quinn was played by Margot Robbie. Representatives for DiCaprio and Scorsese could not be reached for comment, and Warner Bros . declined to comment on the speculation. According to Deadline , P...

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  • GBBO launches on C4 with 5.8m viewers
GBBO launches on C4 with 5.8m viewers

It is vital for Channel 4 that Bake Off attracts a significant audience so it can recoup its costs. For the opening show of the series, which has moved from the BBC to Channel 4, the contestants were given the challenge of creating an "Illusion cake".

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  • Victoria's Angels are Coming to Shanghai
Victoria's Angels are Coming to Shanghai

This is the first time the show will be held in Asia. The November show is rumored to be in Shanghai this year following last year's Paris runway . She broke the news with a cute boomerang of her trying on her strappy black look from last year's fitting. The world's leading lingerie label has delivered a Shanghai surprise with the announc...

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  • Here are the people Taylor Swift targetted in her new music video
Here are the people Taylor Swift targetted in her new music video

The hundreds of carats in jewels are authentic, care of loaned pieces from celebrity jeweller Neil Lane , and cost more than $US10 million ($13 million), Page Six reports. People are also buzzing that the lone dollar bill floating in Swift's tub among the diamonds is a nod to the symbolic $1 settlement she won this summer when a jury found tha...

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  • Box office CRASHES as Hollywood witnesses worst weekend in about two decades
Box office CRASHES as Hollywood witnesses worst weekend in about two decades

Case in point: " The Hitman's Bodyguard " ― a holdover from last week starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson ― maintained the No. 1 spot with a paltry $10 million. "Make no mistake about it, there was little foot traffic in theaters this weekend". The Hitman's Bodyguard has now taken in $39.6 million domestically from a $30 million budget...

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  • HBO hackers leak 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 climax
HBO hackers leak 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 climax

On August 10 Proofpoint detected malicious email messages (Figure 1) purporting to contain unreleased Game of Thrones content. Scroll down for all the United Kingdom details on episode 7, " The Dragon and the Wolf " free live streaming.

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  • How to Watch the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards
How to Watch the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

There will also be two remote performances live from Vegas - Demi Lovato will perform "Sorry Not Sorry", and the Joe Jonas-fronted DNCE will join Sir Rod Stewart (!) for an updated version of Stewart's classic "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy". Katy Perry , Ed Sheeran , Lorde and Miley Cyrus are among the acts to perform at the ceremony, which has f...

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  • What's Happening with 'The Batman'? Matt Reeves Puts Rumors to Rest
What's Happening with 'The Batman'? Matt Reeves Puts Rumors to Rest

Kevin Tsujihara and Sue Kroll and Toby Emmerich said to me, 'We want you to be our Batman .' I would be a ape on the ground for Matt Reeves , never mind being Batman! The DC extended universe includes films such as Man of Steel , Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Suicide Squad , Wonder Woman , the forthcoming Justice League and now ...

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  • Game of Thrones theory suggests Bran Stark may be The Night King
Game of Thrones theory suggests Bran Stark may be The Night King

In honor of Game of Thrones' season seven finale , Facebook has debuted a feature that lets fans know how to transform themselves into the dreaded Night King . Combining Bran's warging and visions together with whatever icy abilities that the First Men had would easily explain how White Walkers are created, but also how he can warg into Vise...

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  • Mystikal Turns Himself In On Rape Charge
Mystikal Turns Himself In On Rape Charge

Tenichia Wafford is wanted because cops say she tried to strong-arm the alleged victim into dropping charges that Mystikal and another man raped her in October of a year ago in Louisiana. She turned herself in on the same day as rapper Mystikal , who's charged with first degree rape . Her bond was set at $200,000. "That she said, 'Ain't nobody...

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  • WWE star Nikki Bella to join Dancing with the Stars cast
WWE star Nikki Bella to join Dancing with the Stars cast

Until then, it's anyone's guess who'll actually make the cut. News noted Bella said, "I think so", when previously asked if she would join a reality show such as Dancing With the Stars . "I'm not going to speak for Nicole and say that we are, but she probably will be like, 'we have to kind of give it to [them]". Bella and Scott will be seen on th...

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  • Former Michael Jackson lawyer to defend Cosby
Former Michael Jackson lawyer to defend Cosby

On Monday, the disgraced comedian announced that he hired Thomas Mesereau , who represented Michael Jackson when he faced charges of molestation. Mesereau - who was part of a legal team that acquitted the late Jackson on all 14 charges related to child molestation - will be joined by attorneys Kathleen Bliss of Nevada and Sam Silver of Pen...

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  • Game Of Thrones season 8: filming to get underway in October
Game Of Thrones season 8: filming to get underway in October

What I don't want is the attention to be drawn from the final season, which I think is going to be epic and incredible, and somehow have the distraction of a new Game Of Thrones airing right after it. Does it matter that Viserion was already dead , whereas the baby was alive, when the Night King touched its cheek? It seems that the Night ...

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