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|Johnny Depp Says He 'Tortured' Leonardo DiCaprio On 'Gilbert Grape' Se... - Huffington Post NEW!|
BeyoncĂ© Slays In Surprise New Music Video, 'Formation' - Huffington Post NEW!
Oh, how times have changed. Long before Johnny Depp had cornered Hollywood's eccentric-character market and Leonardo DiCaprio was an A-list celeb just waiting for an Oscar win, the two starred in the 1993 Lasse Hallstrom film "What's Eating Gilbert Grape." At the 31st annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Thursday, Depp opened up about working with a 19-year-old DiCaprio. "I respect Leo a lot. He worked really hard on that film, researching and showing up ready to work -- and I tortured him. I really did," he said, adding that he used to tease his young co-star. "He was always talking about these video games. 'No, I will not give you a drag from my cigarette while you hide from your mother again, Leo,' [I would say]," he added, according to Variety. Who could have known that "Titanic" would debut just four years later, and that DiCaprio would presumably push aside his video games in favor of outings with the so-called "Pussy Posse"? Hollywood, man. Also on HuffPost: -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
And Now, The First Picture From The 'Gilmore Girls' Revival - Huffington Post NEW!
As if you need more proof Beyoncé runs the world ... Bey surprised everyone on Saturday by releasing a music video via Tidal for a new song called "Formation." The singer's new vid delivers a powerful message against discrimination, and also it's Beyoncé, so it's flawless. "Formation" debuts one day before Beyoncé is set to perform at the Super Bowl 50 halftime show with Coldplay and Bruno Mars. Though we don't know for sure if the singer will break out the song at the game, she was supposedly spotted singing it in rehearsals. "Formation" is available as a free download on Tidal. Go slay, Bey. Also on HuffPost: -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
The NAACP Image Awards Show The Oscars What It's Missing - Huffington Post 1 hour ago
Da, da, da, da, da, da: the first photo from the "Gilmore Girls" revival is HERE. On Saturday, Yanic Truesdale, aka the much-loved Michel from "Gilmore Girls", posted a photo on Twitter of himself and Lauren Graham on set at Lorelai's Inn. WEEE! First day back at the Inn with my old boss. Fun times! #GilmoreGirlsRevival #WarnerBros pic.twitter.com/sxprUKdLyk— Yanic Truesdale (@YanicTruesdale) February 6, 2016 The photo is bringing us back to the ole boot cut jeans flip phone era, but the fact that Melissa McCarthy is likely not appearing as Sookie in the revival does make the particular location a little bittersweet. Who will fancily chop stuff in the kitchen while Lorelai freaks out now?? In an interview with TV Line last week, Lauren Graham opened up about first returning to set. "Alexis [Bledel] and I walked onto the set together and -- I feel super emotional about a lot of it and I’m afraid I’m going to start crying at every turn -- but walking onto that set really felt like something," she said. "It felt like a lot of time had passed and it felt like we were just there. It felt amazing." The revival, reportedly called "Gilmore Girls: Seasons" will be four, 90-minute episodes featuring Graham, Bledel, Truesdale, Scott Patterson, Kelly Bishop, Sean Gunn and Keiko Agena. Also on HuffPost: -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Nancy Schafer: From Festival Great to Producing Legend - Huffington Post 1 hour ago
The 47th NAACP Image Awards boasted an all-star list of winners and brought out the best of black excellence Friday night. It was a big evening for ABC's "Black-ish," which dominated with 11 nominations and took home the award for outstanding comedy series, while the show's leading stars Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson were named outstanding actress and actor. Anderson, who hosted the award show, certainly didn't miss the opportunity to take a jab at the Oscars for their lack of diversity and highlight the bevy of beautiful black stars in the room. "Look at all of these beautiful shades of people in the audience," Anderson said during a more serious moment following his comedic opening monologue, which addressed the same issue. "Hollywood needs to know that this is what diversity is supposed to look like." The night was a major moment for men like Michael B. Jordan, who took home the award for entertainer of the year and outstanding actor in a motion picture for his role in "Creed." "I used to sneak into the Image Awards, and now I'm standing here as the entertainer of the year, which is mind-blowing," he said at the show. Meanwhile, Fox's hit show "Empire" won big for outstanding drama series. The show's stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson were awarded outstanding actor and actress -- and Henson also worked in powerful words during their acceptance speech. "We don't need to ask for acceptance from anyone," she said. "We are enough." Other big wins for the night went to the stars of "Straight Outta Compton," which took out the outstanding motion picture prize, while actress Sanaa Lathan won best actress in a motion picture for her role in "The Perfect Guy." As for non-acting categories, singer John Legend was honored with the prestigious NAACP President's Award for his commitment to career and public service. During his speech, Legend praised young activists who carry on a similar mission. "Despite the daunting problems, I am hopeful that our generation will demand and achieve radical change in our lifetime," he said. The NAACP Chairman's Award also recognized other individuals who are also committed to public service and, for the first time ever, the award was given to eight recipients. Among those awarded with the distinguished honor were the activist group Concerned Student Collective 1950 at the University of Missouri and actor Jussie Smollett. The winners made a powerful statement as they took to the stage to accept the award with their fists raised. Other notable moments came from stars like Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith, who both openly boycotted the Oscars, and attended Friday's award ceremony in support of the show. Other stars included Kerry Washington, Shonda Rhimes, Gabrielle Union and Teyonah Parris. Take a look at more beautiful pictures from the evening below: -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
Sundance, in all of its glory, can be a surreal experience for any filmmaker, but having the opportunity to actually immerse yourself in the wisdom of a legend is an altogether different triumph. This was indeed my experience this past weekend when producer and film festival veteran, Nancy Schafer, graced the Femde Sundance House for a one-hour roundtable discussion featuring Femde founder, Liz Hausle, and fellow producer and entertainment executive, Beth Hubbard. In the words of New York Times writer Michael Kane, "Nancy Schafer doesn't go to the movies. The movies come to her." For the past two decades, Schafer has amassed a resume that would make any seemingly accomplished woman quiver with insecurities in comparison. After developing the film festival division of South By SouthWest/SXSW at the ripe age of 23, the young powerhouse moved on to the creation of the Tribeca Film Festival alongside industry groundbreakers, Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal. Femde founder, Liz Hausle; writer, Myiea Coy; Nancy Schafer; and producer, Beth Hubbard | writer's own image After serving an auspicious 12 year tenure as Executive Director of the Tribeca Film Festival, Schafer has transitioned with keen skill sets in tow to becoming one of today's most sought after film producers. During our candid roundtable, we discussed her exceptional yet niche-driven career trajectory, transitioning from Executive Director of Tribeca to running her own production company, and, yes, even how to avoid producing a crap-show. No one knows what producing is. With producing, it's being the boss, raising the money, keeping the schedule, making sure the creative vision is coming across. You need to be the boss, producers are the unsung heroes. When asked about the key positioning of woman in film today Nancy stated "Its essential women mentor other women. If there are more of us brought to the table then there will indeed be more women at the table." With a thriller set for release and several documentaries in production, Schafer stands as an icon in the film industry, yet her star still continues to rise. From festival great to producing legend, Nancy Schafer is a true example of what it means to create your own destiny. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
|More than 3,100 pregnant women in Colombia have Zika virus: government... - Reuters 4 hours ago|
Anti-Islam movement PEGIDA stages protests across Europe - Reuters 5 hours ago
BOGOTA (Reuters) - More than 3,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.
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DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA movement staged rallies in several cities across Europe on Saturday to protest against the arrival of hundreds of thousands of migrants from the Middle East and Africa.
North Korea brings forward rocket launch to as soon as Sunday - Reuters 9 hours ago
The economy is better than it was, but not even President Obama is ready to declare it's booming.
Taiwan quake kills at least 12, fells apartment block - Reuters 9 hours ago
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea could launch a rocket that it says will carry an earth observation satellite as soon as Sunday, after bringing forward and shortening the time frame for the launch, the Japanese and South Korean governments said on Saturday.
TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least 12 people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed, with some people still known to be missing in the ruins of the complex as night fell, government officials said.
|Super Bowl Ads Past And Present: How Do They Stack Up? - WKMS NEW!|
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New Hampshire Republican Debate: 3 Things To Watch Saturday Night - WKMS NEW!
North Korea Moves Up Planned Rocket Launch To Next Week - WKMS NEW!
When seven of the nine remaining Republican candidates meet Saturday for their final debate before the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, several of them will be facing their last chance to stay in the race.Here are three things to watch for at 8 p.m. ET when Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump appear on stage at the ABC News debate in Manchester, N.H.Which Donald Trump will show up?Will it be the chastened Trump of his concession speech in Iowa who showed a flicker of humility?
An Ode To The Also-Rans In American Politics - WKMS NEW!
North Korea has announced it will be firing a rocket into orbit next week â€” moving up a launch originally planned for later this month.Pyongyang told the U.N. International Maritime organization the launch will be held between Feb. 7 and 14, NPR's Elise Hu reports. It had previously been scheduled for sometime between Feb. 8 and 25.The North Korea-monitoring blog 38north.org, a project of the U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS, reported earlier this week that the isolated nation did appear on track for a February launch.
Now is the time to pick up a Pataki for President bumper sticker. Or a Huckabee button, a Jim Webb yard sign, or keychains, ballpoint pens, and window scrapers imprinted Jindal, Paul, Perry, Chafee, Walker, Graham, Santorum, Lessig, and O'Malley for President.It's already a kind of autumn in the cycle of a presidential campaign, in which candidacies have a last burst of color and fall to the ground.As a child, I kept a small collection of political buttons and bumper stickers in a box below my bed.
|Before and After: See Animals Change Their Coats for Winter - National Geographic 10 hours ago|
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Many northern species grow heavier, whiter fur to camouflage and keep warm in frigid weather.
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A new analysis from the Humane Society finds American hunters import more than 126,000 animal trophies a year.
Fireworks and Monkeys Start Chinese New Year Off With a Bang - National Geographic 10 hours ago
Just as with people, gifts, perfumes, and displays of affection win wild hearts.
7 dead, hundreds rescued and injured as quake rattles Taiwan - AP 15 hours ago
It's time for fireworks, dancing, and the world's largest human migration.
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) -- Rescuers raced to find survivors after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn Saturday, collapsing a high-rise residential complex and killing at least seven people, sending scores to hospital and leaving about a couple dozen missing....
|Report: Twitter's algorithmic timeline may arrive next week - PC World 2 hours ago|
App launched with uniquely African emojis - AP 6 hours ago
Youâ€™ve heard about it. Youâ€™ve read about it. You may have even Tweeted about it. But it looks as if Twitterâ€™s non-chronological â€śalgorithmicâ€ť timeline is almost here.According to a BuzzFeed report published Friday, the company plans to unveil its algorithmic timeline â€śas soon as next week.â€ť An algorithmic timeline, unlike the current chronological timeline thatâ€™s been a mainstay of Twitter from the beginning, would primarily show tweets on topics that Twitter thinks you'd want to see.Â If this sounds familiar, itâ€™s because itâ€™s similar to the approach Facebook takes with its News Feed, which shows posts from friends based on an algorithm that tries to determine if youâ€™d be interested in the contents of that post.Â To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
GOP-led Congress unlikely to OK Obama's new clean energy bid - AP 9 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures....
Is binge-watching draining life of meaning? - CNN 16 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikely to be fulfilled....
Strong Taiwan quake appears to have little effect on chip industry - PC World NEW!
There will be more than 400 scripted series on the so-called "small screen" in 2016.
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck southern Taiwan on Saturday morning local time, prompting concerns that local semiconductor manufacturing plants would be affected. However, although major chip foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. reported damage, the company said it could make up any lost production.The earthquake struck at 3:57 am local time, according to the U.S. Geological Service, about 30 miles away from Tainan in southern Taiwan. There, the earthquake collapsed an apartment building, killing two. Reuters also reported that more than 100 injuries were due to the quake, as buildings canted at odd angles after being knocked askew.Â To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
|New York real estate developer John Tishman dies at age 90 - Yahoo NEW!|
Officials: No public health risk after leak at New York State nuclear ... - Fox News NEW!
BEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) â€” A builder whose company worked on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Century City complex in Los Angeles and Walt Disney's EPCOT center in Florida among other high-profile developments has died. John Tishman was 90.
Officials seek man possibly exposed to rabies after saving girl from r... - Yahoo NEW!
New York's governor says state officials will investigate after radioactive material was detected in the groundwater below a nuclear power plant north of New York City.
Radioactive material found in groundwater below nuke plant - Yahoo NEW!
Montgomery County Health Department officials are asking for a Good Samaritan, who came to the aid of a young girl being attacked by a rabid raccoon, to come forward.
Oregon officer shot dead while serving warrant: police - Yahoo 1 hour ago
BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) â€” A radioactive material has been detected in the groundwater below a nuclear power plant north of New York City.
A police officer was shot and killed on Friday in a small western Oregon city while trying to arrest a man who was wanted on an outstanding warrant, state police said on Saturday. Sergeant Jason Goodding, 39, was shot after he and a second officer confronted Phillip Ferry, 55, on a street in downtown Seaside, about 80 miles west of Portland, Oregon State Police said. Ferry resisted arrest and the second officer attempted to subdue him with a stun gun, state police said, adding that the suspect opened fire and hit Goodding.