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Los Angeles Times
'A Ballerina's Tale' follows Misty Copeland's incredible rise in the ballet worldIf you think #OscarsSoWhite, consider the world of elite ballet. And if you wan
'A Ballerina's Tale' follows Misty Copeland's incredible rise in the ballet world
Los Angeles Times / Posted 30 minutes ago
If you think #OscarsSoWhite, consider the world of elite ballet. And if you want to understand why the current conversation over the lack of diversity among this year's film academy nominees is just one thread of a much larger tapestry, watch Nelson... Read more
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examiner.com
Jason Sudeikis gives the lowdown on 'Tumbledown' and his off-screen lifeIn the romantic comedy “Tumbledown,” a professor of pop culture named Andrew Mc
Jason Sudeikis gives the lowdown on 'Tumbledown' and his off-screen life
examiner.com / Posted yesterday
In the romantic comedy “Tumbledown,” a professor of pop culture named Andrew McDonnell (played by Jason Sudeikis) comes to Maine to interview Hannah (played by Rebecca Hall), the protective widow of an acclaimed singer. When the unlikely duo strikes... Read more
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Fortune
How Wevr is Building the YouTube of VRVenice, Calif.-based startup Wevr is building what it hopes will become the You
How Wevr is Building the YouTube of VR
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Venice, Calif.-based startup Wevr is building what it hopes will become the YouTube of virtual reality. The company has raised over $25 million from strategic investors to help make Wevr Transport a reality. Transport, which is in private beta, is... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Winter releases gain in quality, ticket salesThis probably isn't the worst time for casual moviegoers. There are plenty of g
Winter releases gain in quality, ticket sales
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
This probably isn't the worst time for casual moviegoers. There are plenty of good films left from last year still in theaters, and if you haven't yet caught The Revenant, Room, The Big Short, Youth or Carol, you still have time. And I expect that... Read more
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examiner.com
2016 Sundance Film Festival: Event ReportEvery January, tens of thousands of entertainment industry professionals, film
2016 Sundance Film Festival: Event Report
examiner.com / Posted 3 days ago
Every January, tens of thousands of entertainment industry professionals, film enthusiasts, celebrities and tastemakers travel converge in Park City, Utah for 10 action-filled days of exhibition, networking, and celebration at the renowned Sundance... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City consumer affairs chief shifts to glam gigJulie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consu
City consumer affairs chief shifts to glam gig
Crain's New York Business / Posted 4 days ago
Julie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consumer Affairs commissioner for the past two years, has been named commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The high-profile position oversees a... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City consumer affairs chief shifts to glam gig, named media and entertainment commishJulie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consu
City consumer affairs chief shifts to glam gig, named media and entertainment commish
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
Julie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consumer Affairs commissioner for the past two years, has been named commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The high-profile position oversees a... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City consumer affairs chief becomes media and entertainment commishJulie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consu
City consumer affairs chief becomes media and entertainment commish
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
Julie Menin was named Media and Entertainment commissioner. Julie Menin, Consumer Affairs commissioner for the past two years, has been named commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. The high-profile position oversees a... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie and Alan Rickman to be honoured at Berlin Film FestivalThe British stars, both of whom died of cancer in January, will be remembered w
David Bowie and Alan Rickman to be honoured at Berlin Film Festival
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
The British stars, both of whom died of cancer in January, will be remembered with special screenings later this month. Nicolas Roeg's 1976 cult sci-fi film The Man Who Fell to Earth, starring Bowie, has been added to the schedule. Sense and... Read more
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indieWIRE
The 7 Indies You Must See on VOD This February: Oscar-Nominated Shorts, 'Crouching Tiger 2' and More Romance, martial arts and marijuana are in the air this month on VOD platform
The 7 Indies You Must See on VOD This February: Oscar-Nominated Shorts, 'Crouching Tiger 2' and More
indieWIRE / Posted 5 days ago
Romance, martial arts and marijuana are in the air this month on VOD platforms. After proving his skills as a big screen comedic actor in studio... Read more
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Evening Standard
Lady Gaga to perform David Bowie tribute at the GrammysLady Gaga is set to perform a musical tribute to The pop star, who credits the
Lady Gaga to perform David Bowie tribute at the Grammys
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
Lady Gaga is set to perform a musical tribute to The pop star, who credits the late music icon as one of her biggest influences, has adapted her arranged set to include a medley of his greatest hits. Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich told the New York... Read more
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CNET
Tribeca Vine film contest winners are delightful, disturbingThe winner of the "Auteur" category tells a sad story. Screenshot by Amanda Koo
Tribeca Vine film contest winners are delightful, disturbing
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
The winner of the "Auteur" category tells a sad story. Screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET When Twitter first released the 6-second Vine video format, a lot of people wondered just how much information you could convey in such a short amount of time.... Read more
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CNET
28 'Grams: Instagram launches serial thriller, 15 seconds at a time"Shield 5" is being promoted like a fully-fledged serialised thriller, despite
28 'Grams: Instagram launches serial thriller, 15 seconds at a time
CNET / Posted 6 days ago
"Shield 5" is being promoted like a fully-fledged serialised thriller, despite its short episode length. In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 seconds if Instagram gets its way. While Instagram might be home to fashion bloggers,... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Hank Patterson and the Mystery of the CuttyRainBrown Continues Hank's Legacy to Become the Funniest Guy in Fly FishingTicket sales to the premiere of Hank's newest film,Hank Patterson and the Myste
Hank Patterson and the Mystery of the CuttyRainBrown Continues Hank's Legacy to Become the Funniest Guy in Fly Fishing
Boise Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Ticket sales to the premiere of Hank's newest film,Hank Patterson and the Mystery of the CuttyRainBrown, at the Linen Building on Jan. 30 were so successful, a second screening was added later in the evening—and it also sold out. In all, more than... Read more
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Daily Mail
David Bowie's $1million gift to son's 'second mother' in £70m willDavid Bowie's million dollar nanny: Star's gift to son's 'second mother' and hi
David Bowie's $1million gift to son's 'second mother' in £70m will
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
David Bowie's million dollar nanny: Star's gift to son's 'second mother' and his close confidant of 40 years in £70m will David Bowie leaves $1million to Scottish nanny Marion Skene She worked for the singer for 40 years and became his 'best... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie leaves half of his £100m fortune to wife ImanDavid Bowie left half of his estimated £100million fortune to his wife with the
David Bowie leaves half of his £100m fortune to wife Iman
Evening Standard / Posted 9 days ago
David Bowie left half of his estimated £100million fortune to his wife with the remainder split mainly between his children. The late music visionary’s will, filed in a New York court, dictated that Iman would be given 50 per cent of his estate,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The 'corny' way Bowie asked Iman outIman and husband David Bowie arrive for the Vanity Fair 2007 Tribeca Film Festi
The 'corny' way Bowie asked Iman out
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Iman and husband David Bowie arrive for the Vanity Fair 2007 Tribeca Film Festival party. Photo: Getty He was known for his outlandish stage performances but how did David Bowie ask his wife of 24 years, Iman, out on a date? With an incredibly... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie auditioned for role in The Lord of the RingsDavid Bowie auditioned for a role in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Actor Domi
David Bowie auditioned for role in The Lord of the Rings
Evening Standard / Posted 11 days ago
David Bowie auditioned for a role in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Actor Dominic Monaghan, who played Merry Brandybuck in Peter Jackson’s films, has confirmed that he bumped into the music icon at the first audition. The British actor told the... Read more
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Post Magazine
Editor Chris Murphy joins Whitehouse PostLOS ANGELES — Whitehouse Post (www.whitehousepost.com) recently welcomed editor
Editor Chris Murphy joins Whitehouse Post
Post Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
LOS ANGELES — Whitehouse Post (www.whitehousepost.com) recently welcomed editor Chris Murphy to their Los Angeles office. He joins the studio having spent nearly a decade at Relish in his hometown of Toronto. During his time there, Murphy cut spots... Read more
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Evening Standard
Mick Jagger remembers David Bowie in moving tributeMick Jagger has shared his memories about friend and collaborator David Bowie j
Mick Jagger remembers David Bowie in moving tribute
Evening Standard / Posted 12 days ago
Mick Jagger has shared his memories about friend and collaborator David Bowie just a few weeks after his death. The Rolling Stones frontman, who was close with the late music icon in the 1970s and 80s, admits that there was an element of competition... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Will this woman set Avery free?Kathleen Zellner is the fearsome lawyer taking on the world’s most obsessed-ove
Will this woman set Avery free?
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 days ago
Kathleen Zellner is the fearsome lawyer taking on the world’s most obsessed-over murder case. Picture: Monica Schipper/Getty Images THE 10-part true crime series may have been quickly binge-watched through by many, but Making a Murderer fans can be... Read more
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Daily Mail
Scarlett Johansson voices audio book Alice's Adventures in WonderlandDown the rabbit hole! Scarlett Johansson teams up with sister Vanessa to voice
Scarlett Johansson voices audio book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Down the rabbit hole! Scarlett Johansson teams up with sister Vanessa to voice audio book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland They haven't had the chance to collaborate before. But now Scarlett Johansson has teamed up with her sister Vanessa to voice... Read more
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Air Force Times
Wounded troops battle obstacles to sex and intimacySept. 7, 2011, began as just another day in Afghanistan for Army Sgt. 1st Class
Wounded troops battle obstacles to sex and intimacy
Air Force Times / Posted 12 days ago
Sept. 7, 2011, began as just another day in Afghanistan for Army Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Causey, an explosives technician with 760th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company. Halfway through a scheduled yearlong deployment, his unit received a call about a... Read more
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News.com.au
Will this woman set Steven Avery free?Kathleen Zellner is the fearsome lawyer taking on the world’s most obsessed-ove
Will this woman set Steven Avery free?
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
Kathleen Zellner is the fearsome lawyer taking on the world’s most obsessed-over murder case. Picture: Monica Schipper/Getty Images THE 10-part true crime series may have been quickly binge-watched through by many, but Making a Murderer fans can be... Read more
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Herald Sun
Will this woman Steven Avery free?Kathleen Zellner is the fearsome lawyer taking on the world’s most obsessed-ove
Will this woman Steven Avery free?
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Kathleen Zellner is the fearsome lawyer taking on the world’s most obsessed-over murder case. Picture: Monica Schipper/Getty Images THE 10-part true crime series may have been quickly binge-watched through by many, but Making a Murderer fans can be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Will this woman Steven Avery free?Kathleen Zellner is the fearsome lawyer taking on the world’s most obsessed-ove
Will this woman Steven Avery free?
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Kathleen Zellner is the fearsome lawyer taking on the world’s most obsessed-over murder case. Picture: Monica Schipper/Getty Images THE 10-part true crime series may have been quickly binge-watched through by many, but Making a Murderer fans can be... Read more
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Evening Standard
Angie Bowie: I had a ‘showbusiness marriage’ to DavidAngie Bowie has spoken out about her relationship with music icon David Bowie,
Angie Bowie: I had a ‘showbusiness marriage’ to David
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
Angie Bowie has spoken out about her relationship with music icon David Bowie, claiming that it was a ‘showbusiness marriage’. The former model, who was informed about her ex-husband’s death while on Celebrity Big Brother, has now said that the star... Read more
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Denver Post
This Colorado woman has helped Americans see better movies for yearsIf Elisabeth Glass had been alive in the 1880s, she's convinced she would have
This Colorado woman has helped Americans see better movies for years
Denver Post / Posted 15 days ago
If Elisabeth Glass had been alive in the 1880s, she's convinced she would have been a pioneer woman. "I love that attitude out here that things are unwritten," said Glass, a New York native who fell in love with the American West after moving to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Names Nobel Laureate Gbowee Development AdvocateNew York — Nobel Prize Winner, Leymah Gbowee has been named by United Nations S
UN Names Nobel Laureate Gbowee Development Advocate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
New York — Nobel Prize Winner, Leymah Gbowee has been named by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon to a high-level group of eminent Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates to help promote action to achieve the SDGs adopted by world... Read more
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Evening Standard
There’s a new David Bowie mural in London that you can visitAn anonymous London-based street artist has paid tribute to David Bowie with a
There’s a new David Bowie mural in London that you can visit
Evening Standard / Posted 19 days ago
An anonymous London-based street artist has paid tribute to David Bowie with a painting of the iconic singer in north London. The artwork of David Bowie in an iconic 1970s outfit from his Aladdin Sane tour appeared on a wall in Turnpike Lane on... Read more
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Newser
A Ridiculous Number of College Grads Think Judge Judy Is on the Supreme Court– A ridiculous proportion of American college graduates believe that daytime TV
A Ridiculous Number of College Grads Think Judge Judy Is on the Supreme Court
Newser / Posted 19 days ago
– A ridiculous proportion of American college graduates believe that daytime TV's Judge Judy is actually Justice Judy of the US Supreme Court, according to the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. The nonprofit group, which pushes for high... Read more
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Evening Standard
Petition launched calling to stop Kanye West's Bowie tribute albumThe US rapper wanted to record covers of the late singer's biggest hits aswell
Petition launched calling to stop Kanye West's Bowie tribute album
Evening Standard / Posted 19 days ago
The US rapper wanted to record covers of the late singer's biggest hits aswell as rapping his own lyrics over other Bowie music, according to reports. A source told the Daily Star: "Some are straightforward cover versions with Kanye actually... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie's son breaks Twitter silence to post doctor's letterDavid Bowie’s son has broken his Twitter silence to share a letter which was wr
David Bowie's son breaks Twitter silence to post doctor's letter
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
David Bowie’s son has broken his Twitter silence to share a letter which was written to his late father by a palliative care consultant. Duncan Jones, 44, told fans that he was leaving Twitter following the news that his father had died from cancer,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Starman David Bowie is given his own constellation by astronomersDavid Bowie has been given his own seven-star constellation which shines in the
Starman David Bowie is given his own constellation by astronomers
Evening Standard / Posted 21 days ago
David Bowie has been given his own seven-star constellation which shines in the shape of a lightning bolt. Following his death last week, Belgian radio station Studio Brussels teamed up with the country's MIRA Public Observatory for a stellar... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Documentary examines life and work of art forger Mark LandisSHEFFIELD, Ala. (AP) � Art forgery is an old crime, dating back to the renaissa
Documentary examines life and work of art forger Mark Landis
The Gadsden Times / Posted 22 days ago
SHEFFIELD, Ala. (AP) � Art forgery is an old crime, dating back to the renaissance and possibly back to the Roman Empire. However, artist and forger Mark Landis isn't a criminal, but he's not exactly honest either. Landis is also the subject of the... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie's Black Star takes top spot as singer dominates UK chartsLegendary singer David Bowie has topped the UK album chart with Black Star. Bo
David Bowie's Black Star takes top spot as singer dominates UK charts
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
Legendary singer David Bowie has topped the UK album chart with Black Star. Bowie’s 25th album rose to the top of the charts with combined sales of almost 150,000 following his death on January 10. The seven track album – which was released two... Read more
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Evening Standard
Petition launched to put David Bowie on the new £20 noteA petition has been launched calling for David Bowie to be the new face on a £2
Petition launched to put David Bowie on the new £20 note
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
A petition has been launched calling for David Bowie to be the new face on a £20 note. Bowie fan Simon Mitchell created the Change.org petition calling on Mark Carney to use the singer to replace Adam Smith, who is currently featured on the reverse... Read more
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Evening Standard
Take That’s Howard Donald names newborn son Bowie in tributeHoward Donald has named his newborn son Bowie in honour of the late star. The
Take That’s Howard Donald names newborn son Bowie in tribute
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
Howard Donald has named his newborn son Bowie in honour of the late star. The Take That singer, who welcomed his first child with new wife Katie Halil on Tuesday, announced the news to fans on Friday. He wrote on Twitter: “Bowie Taylan Donald came... Read more
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Evening Standard
Elton John dedicates cover of Space Oddity to David Bowie at concertElton John dedicated a cover of Space Oddity to David Bowie at a concert this w
Elton John dedicates cover of Space Oddity to David Bowie at concert
Evening Standard / Posted 23 days ago
Elton John dedicated a cover of Space Oddity to David Bowie at a concert this week. The British singer, who was performing at the Wiltern Theatre in LA on Wednesday, took the opportunity to pay tribute to his friend. He told the crowd that he had... Read more
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Evening Standard
Arcade Fire to host street parade to honour David BowieArcade Fire have announced that they will be hosting a street parade in honour
Arcade Fire to host street parade to honour David Bowie
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
Arcade Fire have announced that they will be hosting a street parade in honour of the late The Canadian musicians, who collaborated with the British icon on a number of occasions, will lead the parade through the streets of New Orleans on... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie tribute concert: Second date and new names addedThe event, which was organised before the star’s death, has been turned into an
David Bowie tribute concert: Second date and new names added
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
The event, which was organised before the star’s death, has been turned into an extended memorial for the star due to public demand. Stars including The Roots, Perry Farrell, Bettye LaVette, Ann Wilson are already set to perform on March 31 at... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie's family release statement after star's deathDavid Bowie's family have said they are "overwhelmed" by the reaction to his de
David Bowie's family release statement after star's death
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
David Bowie's family have said they are "overwhelmed" by the reaction to his death. In a statement posted to the late singer's official Facebook page, the family stated they "welcome everyone's celebration". The message begins with the words "THANK... Read more
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5 Eyewitness News St. Paul
Lack of Diversity Among Oscar Nominations Criticized AgainA year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hol
Lack of Diversity Among Oscar Nominations Criticized Again
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul / Posted 24 days ago
A year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hollywood's "best and whitest," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled yet another all-white slate of acting nominees Thursday, prompting a dismayed revival... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Once again, lack of diversity bemoaned in Oscar slateMany also expressed regret that the highly admired N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta
Once again, lack of diversity bemoaned in Oscar slate
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
Many also expressed regret that the highly admired N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Compton" failed to score a best picture nod, despite being recognized in other contests. In acting categories, omissions included Idris Elba in "Beasts of No Nation" and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Ricky Gervais calls out Academy Awards for all-'white nominees'... as other industry insiders react to lack of diversity Ricky Gervais called
Ricky Gervais calls out Academy Awards for all-'white nominees'
Daily Mail / Posted 24 days ago
... as other industry insiders react to lack of diversity Ricky Gervais called out the Academy Awards for their continued lack of diversity following Thursday's Oscar nomination... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Once again, lack of diversity bemoaned in Oscar slateA year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hol
Once again, lack of diversity bemoaned in Oscar slate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 24 days ago
A year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hollywood's "best and whitest," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled a slate of nominees Thursday that once again included no black actors or directors,... Read more
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Denver Post
Once again, lack of diversity bemoaned in Oscar slateA year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hol
Once again, lack of diversity bemoaned in Oscar slate
Denver Post / Posted 24 days ago
A year after host Neil Patrick Harris quipped that the Oscars were honoring Hollywood's "best and whitest," the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled a slate of nominees Thursday that once again included no black actors or directors,... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie breaks Adele’s Vevo record for most views in 24 hourshas broken the Vevo record for most video views in the space of 24 hours. Vide
David Bowie breaks Adele’s Vevo record for most views in 24 hours
Evening Standard / Posted 24 days ago
has broken the Vevo record for most video views in the space of 24 hours. Videos for hits including classics Space Oddity and The Jean Genie as well as new songs from album Blackstar were viewed millions of times on January 11. Lazarus, which was... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie was recording Blackstar follow-up album in final weekshad started to record a brand new album in the weeks before his death, his prod
David Bowie was recording Blackstar follow-up album in final weeks
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
had started to record a brand new album in the weeks before his death, his producer has revealed. According to Tony Visconti, the British superstar was in the process of recording a follow-up to Blackstar just days before he died. While Blackstar... Read more
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Evening Standard
David Bowie 'cremated in secret with no family or friends present'David Bowie has been secretly cremated in New York with no family or friends pr
David Bowie 'cremated in secret with no family or friends present'
Evening Standard / Posted 25 days ago
David Bowie has been secretly cremated in New York with no family or friends present, according to reports. The music icon is said to have expressed a wish to "go without any fuss" before his death on Sunday. A source told the Daily Mirror: "There... Read more
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