Why the snobbery about superhero movies?

Why the snobbery about superhero films? Stars of Avengers: Infinity Warfare have defended superhero movies in opposition to snobbery from some Hollywood quarters. Final week, Zoe Saldana spoke about “elitists” who accuse the forged of “promoting out” with the movies. “I have been in rooms with individuals on this business who’re nice at what they do, however they’re completely elitist. “They give the impression of being down at films just

Poppy Delevingne: Fashions face 'stigma' with appearing

Poppy Delevingne: Models face 'stigma' with acting A brand new TV sequence primarily based on Picasso’s life begins on Monday, starring Antonio Banderas because the artist and Poppy Delevingne as Marie-Therese Walter. However, the actress says, the lady she performs was greater than only a muse. “There is not any-one on the planet that does not know that identify, Picasso,” Delevingne tells BBC Information. “He’s, for sure, one of the

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49

Austin Powers actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49 Verne Troyer, who’s greatest identified for enjoying Mini-Me within the Austin Powers movies, has died on the age of 49. Troyer, who was 2ft 8in (81cm) tall, additionally performed Griphook within the first Harry Potter movie. “It’s with nice disappointment and extremely heavy hearts to write down that Verne handed away right now,” a submit on his official Fb web page learn.

Avicii, prime digital dance music artist, discovered lifeless at 28

Avicii, top electronic dance music artist, found dead at 28 Swedish DJ Avicii, one of many world’s greatest dance music stars, has died in Oman on the age of 28. Avicii’s membership anthems embody Wake Me Up, Ranges, and lately, Lonely Along with Rita Ora. His consultant stated in a press release: “It’s with profound sorrow that we announce the lack of Tim Bergling, often known as Avicii. “The household

Time 100: Millie Bobby Brown is youngest particular person ever on checklist

Time 100: Millie Bobby Brown is youngest person ever on list Millie Bobby Brown has been named as one of many world’s 100 most influential folks by Time journal. The 14-year-old Stranger Issues actress joins Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and rapper Cardi B on the 2018 list. She is the youngest particular person to be included in Time’s prime 100, which is printed yearly. Brown rose to fame along with

Dale Winton, Grocery store Sweep presenter, dies aged 62

Dale Winton, Supermarket Sweep presenter, dies aged 62 Media playback is unsupported in your machine TV and radio presenter Dale Winton has died on the age of 62. The previous Grocery store Sweep host died at his house earlier on Wednesday, his long-term agent Jan Kennedy stated. Winton spent almost a decade internet hosting the ITV daytime hit but in addition hosted the BBC’s lottery present In It To Win

Sting: 'Cultural appropriation is an unsightly time period'

Sting: 'Cultural appropriation is an ugly term' Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Pop legend Sting is searching the racks at Trustworthy Jon’s file retailer on London’s Portobello Highway when a single catches his consideration. It is a restricted version white vinyl by the late hip-hop producer J Dilla. The title is unprintable right here, nevertheless it roughly interprets as “Neglect The Police”. “Now there is a music I

Ant McPartlin fined £86,000 for drink driving

Ant McPartlin fined £86,000 for drink driving Media playback is unsupported in your machine TV presenter Ant McPartlin has been fined £86,000 and given a 20-month driving ban after pleading responsible to drink driving. Talking exterior Wimbledon Magistrates’ Courtroom, he mentioned: “I let myself down, I let lots of people down. For that I am really sorry.” He additionally mentioned he was “grateful no-one was harm” within the three-car collision

The BBC reporters who strip off to host The Bare Podcast

The BBC reporters who strip off to host The Naked Podcast “It is awkward, it is embarrassing, however everyone seems to be on the identical stage,” snort Jenny Eels and Kat Harbourne, the ladies behind The Bare Podcast. The pair strip off with an interviewee simply earlier than the podcast dialog begins. The query, in fact, is why? “When Kat got here up with the thought, I pressured her to

Why extra authors are going audio-only

Why more authors are going audio-only A brand new assortment of brief tales that includes works from 18 well-known authors is bypassing print and going straight to audiobook. Might this be an indication of issues to return? Final week, figures from Nielsen Bookscan confirmed audiobook gross sales have doubled within the final 5 years, rising by 12% in 2017 alone. Their rising recognition was mentioned to have been largely driven