A writers’ strike may delay the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’

April 27, 2017

Save our shows!Image: hbo/amc Game of Thrones is safe. Netflix might even benefit. And Saturday Night Live well, they’ll be screwed. If you’re a TV fan, you’ve probably heard rumblings about a looming writers’ strike, which if it goes ahead (and that’s not a done deal yet) could cause significant disruption to some of your favorite shows. movies, on the other hand, are a little better off; writers might be barred from doing polishes on scripts during a strike, but …

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Chris Pratt Says His Blue-Collar America Remark Was Pretty Stupid

April 25, 2017

Earlier in the week,Chris Pratttold Mens Fitness that Hollywood has a representation problem when it comes to blue-collar Americans, despite an Oscar season that highlighted the experience of working-class people(see: Moonlight, Manchester By The Sea or Fences). His comments immediately elicited a passionate response from tweeters who were quick to remind Pratt that not only are there a tons of movies about working-class white men, there are other and more pressing representational issues to …

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This video-streaming service is trumping Netflix and Amazon Prime in India

April 21, 2017

… films in multiple Indian languages. There are also distribution deals for Fox, ABC and HBO shows. And all this comes at a price of Rs 199 ($3) per month. It essentially means that a subscriber can watch Game of Thrones, hundreds of movies, thousands of local television episodes and hours and hours of live sport on Hotstar for just three dollars a month. Image: HOTSTAR SCREENGRAB In contrast, a Netflix subscription in India starts at Rs 500 ($7.73) and Amazon Prime (which bundles free …

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Marvel just showed off the first ‘Black Panther’ footage, and we couldn’t be more excited

April 20, 2017

Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira knew how awesome they would be way back at Comic-Con.Image: Kevin Winter/Getty Images The Dora Milaje are coming so, to quote the warriors of Wakanda, move or you will be moved. Marvel sneaked a Black Panther sizzle reel and some hot-off-the-set dailies at the studio’s open house event Monday night. It was the first Black Panther footage seen anywhere, and it came as a surprise for reporters where just expecting a walkthrough of Marvel’s offices …

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Netflix expects to hit 100 million subscribers this weekend

April 19, 2017

Image: Getty Images Nearly 10 years after Netflix began offering online streaming of movies and TV shows, the company says it’s all set to hit the 100-million subscribers mark. SEE ALSO: After bagging Shah Rukh Khan, Netflix nears deal with Aamir Khan The California-based company says it expects to hit the milestone this weekend. “Its a good start,” the company wrote (PDF) to shareholders at the earnings call for the first quarter of 2017. Netflix added nearly five million …

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9 really weird things that are still canon in the ‘Star Wars’ universe

April 15, 2017

Image: mashable composite CENTURY FOX/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK/youtube/star wars On Friday, the very first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi was finally released. And it ruled. SEE ALSO: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ teaser trailer is finally here It was so great to see those characters from The Force Awakens that we’ve grown to love over the past year and half back in action. The new movies, including the lone spin off Rogue One, have all been the work of Disney with …

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YouTube TV review: Live TV streaming has never looked so good

April 6, 2017

… How is this still acceptable in 2017? It’s not, which is why YouTube throws both of these archaic interfaces right into the trash and replaces it all with an elegant app for iOS or Android. (You can also go to tv.youtube.com on a computer, but I didn’t get to test it.) The YouTube TV app is split into three main sections: Library, Home, and Live. Your Library displays all of your recorded video content, neatly organized into sub-sections like Shows, movies, Sports and Events. It also …

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Koh Samui Travel Guide

March 24, 2017

… Koh Phanga reveals a magical little oasis. Be warned though, things here are rustic. There’s no land line phone or permanent electricity, and it’s strictly cash only. But that’s the attraction. Along with yoga and detox treatments, there’s a fun lineup of weekly events, including “movies under the stars” on Tuesdays and open mic nights on Thursdays. Koh Phangan, +66 81 271 3614; thesanctuarythailand.com Beaches Picking which strip of Samui sand to plop …

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#TwitterHouse 2016 was about politics. In @realDonaldTrump’s America, it’s everything else

March 16, 2017

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11 Surprising Things Most People Dont Know About Motorcycle Clubs

March 7, 2017

Thanks to depictions in movies and TV shows, most people tend to getthe wrong idea about motorcycle clubs and their members. Having grown up with my dad in clubs for as long as I can remember and getting to know his buddies like they were our own family, I’ve always known that there are a lot of kindhearts hidingunderneath all of the tough leather the riders wear. For instance, someamazing men and womencame to the aid of a little boy and his family when they were on the receiving end of …

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Get Turned On The Old Venetian Way With These Sexy Flap Books

March 1, 2017

… Collection.) SUBSCRIBE TO & FOLLOW CULTURE SHIFT Every Friday, HuffPost’s Culture Shift newsletter helps you figure out which books you should read, art you should check out, movies you should watch and music should listen to. Learn more Newsletter 635 K Add us Courtesy of the NYPL As for Bertellis peekaboo love scene, why hide the romantic embrace behind another drawing? Viljoen, also the NYPL prints curator, told The Huffington Post in an email that the …

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An exclusive look at Donald Trump’s Twitter drafts on Oscar night

February 25, 2017

Image: MediaPunch/REX/Shutterstock Folks, this Sunday is the 89th Academy Awards. It’s an incredibly special night for Hollywood, where last year’s movies are praised and millionaires receive gold statues. And if this year’s past awards shows have been any precedent, it’s also a night where celebrities get to talk about Trump. Last month at the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep called out Trump during her acceptance speech and, like clockwork, the president sent out a tirade …

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Bill Murray: 10 Facts About Everyones Favorite Lovable Comedian

February 25, 2017

… our favorite movies, likeCaddyshack, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day,and Lost In Translation,just to name a few. Everyone has a favorite Bill Murray movie what’s yours? But there is more to Bill than his demanding yet relatable and human presence on screen. He is a real character in his everyday life too, making some interesting choices. He seems ever eager to immerse himself into the civilian life that most celebrities can’t grasp, and he does it very well. Bill can be a bit of a …

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Street artist unveils gold statue of Kanye West as Jesus on the cross

February 23, 2017

… Thanks @pverik and @morgothlot for making this piece come alive! -#academyawards #statue #lalaland #movies #hollywood #art #streetart #sculpture A post shared by Plastic Jesus – Official (@plasticjesus) on Feb 17, 2017 at 8:04am PST Oscars statue sneak peak! Not gonna show you anymore. It’s gonna be revealed on Wednesday 22nd Feb. Hollywood Blvd. #oscars2016 #oscars #academyawards #jesus #christ #god #religion #gold #statue #streetart #oscars2017 A post shared by Plastic …

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Playing Jason Voorhees: Three Actors Who Played The Villain Discuss The Fraternity Of Friday The 13th

February 19, 2017

… four consecutive movies, beginning with 1988’s Friday the 13th Part 7. Hodder made quite the impression on the director of that film, John Carl Buechlerwhile working as a stunt coordinator on an earlier horror flick titled Prison. When asked to put live nightcrawlers on his body while portraying a zombie, Hodder one-upped director Renny Harlin by stuffing a dozen real worms into his mouth. Buechler was instrumental in getting Hodder the Jason role. He even paid out of his own pocket to …

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Guy Hamilton: The James Bond director who went undercover in WW2 – BBC News

February 5, 2017

… Carol Reed on movies such as The Third Man, later directing blockbusters including The Colditz Story and Battle of Britain, as well as four Bond movies – Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever, The Man with the Golden Gun and Live and Let Die. And for Moore, Hamilton’s experiences in the Royal Navy informed the way he helped to bring Bond to life on the silver screen. “Guy was very much a James Bond character himself,” the actor said. “He always knew what was believable …

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3 tips for cutting the cable cord in 2017

February 5, 2017

… movement; NFL Network comes included in the Core package, and NFL RedZone is available as an add-on. The live-streaming element of the service makes it a snap to catch the big game (or record and watch it later)*. Subscribers can also bookmark their favorite channels, and cloud DVR gives you access to recorded shows, games and movies across multiple devices and even via separate profiles for up to five different people. As streaming technologies continue to evolve, its truly a brave new world …

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