Matt Damon kicks off 2018 Oscars race in Venice

Matt Damon kicks off 2018 Oscars race in Venice The 2018 Oscars could also be six months away, however the beginning gun has been fired on the movie awards race with the opening of this 12 months’s Venice Movie Competition. Venice is the primary launch pad for Oscar-worthy movies – La La Land, Arrival, Highlight, Birdman and Gravity all had their world premieres there. This 12 months’s pageant is opening

Hollywood whitewashing: Is Ed Skrein's Hellboy exit a turning level?

Hollywood whitewashing: Is Ed Skrein's Hellboy exit a turning point? Movie followers have inundated Ed Skrein with love after the British actor turned down the role of Major Ben Daimio within the new Hellboy movie as a result of the character is of blended Asian heritage (and he is not). Skrein’s choice comes after years of controversy about Hollywood whitewashing. The rising star has been praised for his stance, particularly

Six sick stars who mentioned the present should go on

Six sick stars who said the show must go on What do you do if you’re booked to play at a present however you are sick and would relatively be tucked up in mattress? Nicely, for those who’re Lorde, you flip as much as the VMAs in a half-cocktail costume, half-sweat pants combo and carry out an interpretive dance as a substitute. Easy. The New Zealander mentioned she needed to

Sport of Thrones: Who’s the true inheritor?

Game of Thrones: Who is the true heir? The seventh season of fantasy TV drama Sport of Thrones is hurtling to a detailed, and the burning query for followers proper now’s: “Who will inherit the Iron Throne?” The BBC’s Heather Chen and Grace Tsoi examine. The world of Westeros could also be fictional, however its origins are removed from imaginary. “Medieval Britain has performed an unlimited affect on the sequence,”

Has Star Wars reached peak prequel?

Has Star Wars reached peak prequel? Star Wars spin-offs are touchdown in a galaxy close to you, with Obi-Wan Kenobi stated to be subsequent in line. Yoda and bounty hunter Boba Fett could also get their own prequels, and there is even chatter on fan websites a couple of Jabba the Hutt movie. Who is aware of what he may need appeared like when he was youthful… However are we

Victoria returns to ITV with fashionable edge

Victoria returns to ITV with modern edge ITV’s royal drama Victoria is again, with Jenna Coleman because the queen, Tom Hughes as her husband Albert, and an surprising sprint of latest resonance. President Trump’s announcement that he’s sending extra US troops to Afghanistan marks the start of one more chapter in America’s longest-running struggle. It additionally lends a curious topicality to the brand new sequence of ITV drama Victoria, which

Robert Downey Jr warns followers about on-line 'rip-off artists'

Robert Downey Jr warns fans about online 'scam artists' Robert Downey Jr has warned followers to not fall for “rip-off artists” who declare to be him on social media and ask for cash. The actor wrote on Facebook that “a number of rip-off artists have taken to impersonating me on-line and asking a few of you by way of personal message or chat for ‘donations’ for numerous ’causes’”. The Iron

Naomi Campbell, Vogue and the photograph that brought about a backlash

Naomi Campbell, Vogue and the photo that caused a backlash Naomi Campbell has criticised the shortage of variety among the many employees at British Vogue beneath its earlier editor. The supermodel posted the journal’s final employees photograph, which featured no black faces among the many 55-strong crew. It was taken earlier than Edward Enninful took the reins because the journal’s first black editor earlier this month. “Trying ahead to an

What do the critics make of Channel four's Bake Off?

What do the critics make of Channel 4's Bake Off? Viewers nonetheless have every week to attend earlier than The Nice British Bake Off returns to our screens, on a unique channel with a 75% new line-up of judges and presenters. However the critics have had an opportunity to see Channel four’s eagerly anticipated cake-over and have already given their verdicts. We considered serving up their evaluations in full however

Will Jerry Lewis's notorious 'misplaced' movie ever be seen?

Will Jerry Lewis's infamous 'lost' film ever be seen? The dying of US comedy legend Jerry Lewis has prompted renewed curiosity in his infamous “misplaced movie”, The Day the Clown Cried. The unreleased film follows a clown who is shipped to a focus camp and instructed to steer kids to their deaths. Lewis, who has died at the age of 91, gave his copy of the movie to the US