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Shia LaBeouf's New Movie Sells One Ticket in Limited U.K. Release Shia LaBeouf's New Movie Sells One Ticket in Limited U.K. Release
- April 06, 2017

Jai Courtney and Gary Oldman also star. The screening was held to coincide with the release of the film on digital platforms at the same time . According to Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at ComScore , the poor opening could set a record. Man Down was helmed and co-written by Dito Montiel , who previously directed a pre-superstardom LaBeouf in the rough coming-of-age drama A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints . (more...)
Pacers and Raptors scuffle after Lance Stephenson pads stats
- April 06, 2017

Stephenson finished with 12 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists in 25 minutes. Immediately, the announcers started finger-wagging and taking Stephenson to task for defying the unwritten rule of dribbling the ball around to run the clock out, and incensed Raptors players had to be restrained by coaches and staff as Stephenson walked off the court. (more...)
'Boss Baby' kills the 'Beast' at the box office 'Boss Baby' kills the 'Beast' at the box office
- April 06, 2017

Final ticket sales figures will be released on Monday. On average, DreamWorks films cost as much as $135 million to make and $65 million to market, according to Bloomberg Intelligence. Beast's nearest competitor was Paramount's Scarlett Johansson sci-fi Ghost in the Shell , which opened on $2.4 million, closely followed by Warner Bros' The Lego Batman Movie , which bowed on $2.3 million. (more...)
Marshawn Lynch will eventually sign with Raiders Marshawn Lynch will eventually sign with Raiders
- April 06, 2017

The Seahawks still retain Lynch's rights and other reports have said the Hawks granted permission for the visit. Lynch will turn 31 on April 22, so he could still have some gas left in the tank. But stadiums don't just spring out of the sand overnight, and it will take three whole seasons - 48 games at a minimum, 20-odd of those at home - before the Raiders finally take the field in Nevada's Record Public Money Dome. (more...)
Venezuela police block opposition lawmakers in protest march to National Assembly Venezuela police block opposition lawmakers in protest march to National Assembly
- April 06, 2017

Borges wants the Supreme Court magistrates who made a decision to take away power from the opposition-controlled congress last week to be removed. The Supreme Court has since withdrawn the ruling, but the move drew criticism and condemnation from Venezuelan opposition politicians and worldwide governments alike. (more...)
Louis CK goes on an epic, sweary rant about Trump Louis CK goes on an epic, sweary rant about Trump
- April 06, 2017

During an appearance on "Conan" a year ago, he said, "If you vote for Hillary you're a grown-up". The comedian said he doesn't take back what he said and that regretting it doesn't mean it's not true, he just didn't realize how many people were going to read what he wrote. (more...)
Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms
- April 06, 2017

Ben Cardin and Chris Van Collen, and congressmen Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes, who said they object to the Justice Department's request. Maybe Jeff Sessions thinks that local police agencies with broad patterns of misconduct and discrimination are magically going to start reforming themselves, despite having failed or refused to do so until now. (more...)
Catch Metallica, Gorillaz, A Tribe Called Quest at Outside Lands 2017 Catch Metallica, Gorillaz, A Tribe Called Quest at Outside Lands 2017
- April 06, 2017

See the full lineup above and watch the festival's announcement video below. The lineup for this year's Outside Lands Music Festival has just been released and suddenly we can't wait for August to get here. While for years the Northern California festival has paled in comparison to its SoCal neighbor's yearly three-day desert bananza, it seems as if this year they're might be some debate - not much, but a little. (more...)
Mercedes-Benz pulls ads from O'Reilly's show
- April 05, 2017

Another company, Lexus , said in a statement Monday, "We take our duties as a responsible advertiser seriously, and seek to partner with organizations who share our company culture and philosophy of respect for all people. The O'Reilly advertiser exodus is beginning to look a lot like the Rush Limbaugh advertiser boycott after his comments about Sandra Fluke, and the Glenn Beck advertiser boycott that eventually got the host canceled on Fox News. (more...)
Fairfield Library to Celebrate 'Beauty and the Beast' Movies Fairfield Library to Celebrate 'Beauty and the Beast' Movies
- April 05, 2017

Now if you are willing to give this lovely retelling of the classic masterpiece a chance, then you might just have a really good time enjoying this live-action film , musically come to life with the same enchanting spirit of the original. (more...)
Prison Break gets a reprieve
- April 05, 2017

Sara doesn't believe that Michael could be alive, but Lincoln continues to investigate. And for all Prison Break newcomers, the first episode does a nice job of welcoming newcomers. As a long time fan of Prison Break myself, one of the things that really stood out to me with regards to this new crop of episodes is how seamlessly the actors were able to get back into their roles. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds and Melissa Joan Hart Almost Hooked Up Years Ago Ryan Reynolds and Melissa Joan Hart Almost Hooked Up Years Ago
- April 05, 2017

She also recalled the fact that Reynolds had bought her a Bulova on the last day of filming admitting that his "taste in bling" turned her on. Speaking to Studio 10 , Melissa recently opened up about working with Ryan . Hart's recent admission about Reynolds sounds a lot more tame than what she described to E! host Guiliana Rancic in 2014. There's also a story about Melissa jumping in front of Ryan's auto in order to make out with him. (more...)
WWE Wrestlemania 33 Preview for Sunday WWE Wrestlemania 33 Preview for Sunday
- April 04, 2017

For those who aren't familiar with Cornette, he was one of the top managers of the 1980s in the NWA and early-90s and managed Rock & Roll's bitter enemy, The Midnight Express. As you may have noticed, Lesnar has been working a lot more dates than usual this year as evidenced by the fact that he has been booked for nearly every Raw taping on the road to WrestleMania 33. (more...)
'Ghost in the Shell' Review: An Empty Shell With Nothing to Say
- April 04, 2017

In other words, Major's white body is considered an improvement from Motoko's Japanese one. Directed by Rupert Sanders, " Ghost in the Shell " uses all sorts of surreally grotesque imagery-both computer-generated and practical-and an ominous electronic score to make the rain-lashed Los Angeles of " Blade Runner " look like Disneyland on a summer's day. (more...)
Singer Luke Bryan, jokingly, gets political about ACM Awards Singer Luke Bryan, jokingly, gets political about ACM Awards
- April 04, 2017

Lambert won Album of the Year for The Weight of These Wings , her two-disc work that revolves around the disintegration of her almost decade-long relationship with Shelton. Lori McKenna , who wrote "Humble and Kind", received the Songwriter of the Year honor. Miranda Lambert was another big victor, scoring two trophies. (more...)
Surprise, There's A New Episode Of Rick And Morty Surprise, There's A New Episode Of Rick And Morty
- April 04, 2017

That's a long time to stew over the premiere . Series co-creator Dan Harmon announced the episodes release on Twitter , sort of, tweeting: 'What if I waved a magic wand and made the first episode from season three premiere tonight. Oh, but it's real , and if you're in the United States you can head here to watch the latest episode online. The humor was classic, the jokes were on-point, and the continuity was a nice surprise to round off the third season's debut episode. (more...)
Adrian Peterson apparently can cross the Buccaneers off his list
- April 04, 2017

He also reports this is the first free agent visit for the former Vikings running back and future Hall of Famer. Between his age (32) and his alleged asking price (At least $8 million in the first year of his contract), teams have basically been staying away from the running back. (more...)
Trump tells Sisi US, Egypt will fight Islamic militants together
- April 04, 2017

El-Sisi praised Trump's "unique personality" and stressed Egypt's support of the USA in the fight against terrorism, to which Trump said , "we will do that together". policy. Although, President Trump has referred to al-Sisi as "a fantastic guy ", Human Rights groups disagree. Making his first official visit to Washington , Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's meeting this week with U.S. (more...)
Amazon targets unbanked with new cash option Amazon targets unbanked with new cash option
- April 04, 2017

Amazon Cash is an answer for those who might not want to make purchases online with a debit or credit card, but still want to buy goods from the company's vast online store. Maybe you don't have one and must buy something from Amazon and you can't wait for your card to arrive. This "cash customer" (the unbanked or "underbanked) accounts for around 27 percent of consumers, said a 2015 report from the FDIC ". (more...)
Search underway for gunman after Houston deputy constable shot Search underway for gunman after Houston deputy constable shot
- April 04, 2017

Officers responded to a call for assistance and found the deputy shot there at least once, Dorris said. Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood, a veteran law enforcement officer and attorney, was shot in the neck and killed this morning by a killer who is still on the run . (more...)
Michael Flynn left Russian speaking fees off initial financial disclosures, reports show Michael Flynn left Russian speaking fees off initial financial disclosures, reports show
- April 03, 2017

Flynn, a member of the Trump campaign and transition, was sacked as national security adviser after it was publicly disclosed that he misled the vice president about a conversation he had with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. "Adam Schiff is a bright guy". Schiff, a Harvard-trained lawyer, is no novice to intelligence matters. Though Flynn initially denied discussing USA sanctions imposed on Russian Federation with Kislyak, he later admitted that he had given Pence "incomplete information". (more...)
Beauty and the Beast will not return to cinemas in Kuwait Beauty and the Beast will not return to cinemas in Kuwait
- April 03, 2017

Disney refused to make the cuts and the release of the movie was put on hold. Censors in Malaysia required the scene to be edited, but Disney pulled the film from release there. And it will include the "gay moment" involving LeFou, manservant to villain Gaston. According to director Bill Condon, LeFou "is confused about his sexuality" and is depicted briefly in a "gay moment" in the film. (more...)
ACMs play to a loyal country audience to shore up ratings
- April 03, 2017

While we have our share of Pinterest addicts in the Rare Country office, we're confident that both Luke and Dierks will be just fine hosting the ACM Awards this year. Also competing for the title are Dierks Bentley's " Black ", " Dig Your Roots " by Florida Georgia Line and Keith Urban's " Ripcord ", which also received a Grammy nomination. (more...)
The trailer for Game of Thrones Season 7 has been released
- April 02, 2017

Fans have taken the internet by storm after noticing a very confusing detail in the teaser: Daenerys's throne. And, it appears, that as promised, winter has finally come. Having said that, since you're already here, why not give this a shot, you won't regret it I promise. "We thought they would make their own version, to suit the landscape of the series, but apparently, they were attached to the original". (more...)
Gilbert Baker, Creator of the Rainbow Flag, Is Dead Gilbert Baker, Creator of the Rainbow Flag, Is Dead
- April 02, 2017

Just days prior to his death, Baker had completed his last rainbow flag . The openly gay artist initially designed an eight-colour flag in 1978 for the city's gay freedom day, the precursor to the modern pride parade. The result was the iconic rainbow flag recognized as a symbol of the LGBT rights movement around the world. He was stationed in San Francisco just as the gay liberation movement began, according to his website biography . (more...)