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Our Cinema Cracks Their Box Office Code!

When Maoyan.com opened the film's rating card on the eve of release, it was 9.1 and now, as you read this piece, it stands at a peachy 9.7 score, which is more than Aamir Khan's latest hit Secret Superstar (9.5). Of Bajrangi Bhaijaan's opening in China, Taran Adarsh also said: "Besides multiple releases and holdover titles posing stiff opposition, one must also consider the fact that Bajrangi Bhaijaan arrives in China after 30 months of its release in India, unlike Dangal and Secret ...

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Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington to Star in Little Fires Everywhere Series

The project, from ABC Signature Studios, Witherspoon's Hello Sunshine and Washington's Simpson Street, is being shopped to premium cable and streaming platforms. She and Jennifer Aniston will star in as-yet untitled morning show drama for Apple, and she will executive produce Are You Sleeping , co-produced by Chernin Entertainment with Octavia Spencer attached to star, also for Apple.

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Watch Amy Schumer's celebrity-filled wedding video

Amy Schumer is finally giving fans an up close look into her wedding day . The video opens with a lovely shot of the Malibu, Calif., coastline before showing Schumer and Fischer at the altar. It shows her and Fischer walking down the aisle to a cover of "The Rainbow Connection " and an excerpt from their vows. " All his stories about me that were supposed to be endearing were about me screaming at him", she joked, though she admitted that Fischer's vows were even better than her own.

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Josh Allen WINS The NFL Combine With INSANE 70-Yard Bomb

And he didn't make it look like it was anything out of the ordinary. He said there was no one person who convinced him to sit out. They're not National Football League quarterbacks just yet, but they already look and sound the part. Shaquem Griffin , the UCF linebacker whose left hand was amputated at age 4 after being born with amniotic band syndrome, did 20 reps in the event while using a prosthetic hand.

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Remember 'Envelopegate'? 5 things to watch on Oscars night

Since the Oscars are well known for its live red carpet event , there are many platforms that will also give viewers access to this. And Octavia Spencer of The Shape of Water , who has an Oscar for The Help, is the top vote-getter for Best Supporting Actress .

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Jennifer Lawrence, Jodie Foster to present Best Actress at Oscars, report says

Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster are set to present the award for Best Actress at Sunday's 90th Annual Academy Awards, according to Variety . Traditionally, the previous year's winners for Lead Actor and Lead Actress would present the same category for the opposite gender the next year - meaning that Casey Affleck (after winning for his work in Manchester by the Sea a year ago) should have presented the Lead Actress category on Sunday.

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"OMG WHAT A CUTIE!!!" Kylie Jenner shows off baby in new video

Rapper Travis Scott shared one of the first photos of baby Stormi on his Instagram page. The cute photo shows the baby's face for the first time. Elsewhere on Instagram, she slipped into an autumnal print tracksuit and posed with Stormi in her arms. If you read through the comments on social media, it is appalling.

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Warner Wants Kristen Wiig For Wonder Woman 2

REUTERS/Danny MoloshokFile photo of actress Kristen Wiig arrives at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California February 21, 2015. She's already proven herself to be a versatile actress, and I would like to see what she could bring to the Wonder Woman sequel. Her jealousy causes her to develop an enraged alter ego known as Cheetah, and she becomes a lifelong nemesis of Wonder Woman .

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Deleted Scenes Revealed

The actor, British pop star Gary Barlow, and royal princes Harry and William were supposed to make cameos as First Order Stormtroopers during Finn's infiltration of Supreme Leader Snoke's flagship, supposedly as Finn was brought to Captain Phasma for punishment.

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Three men arrested over Leicester explosion that left five dead

The explosion happened Sunday at a Polish grocery store with two living residences above it. Mary Ragoobeer, 46, and her two sons Shane, 18, and Sean, 17, who lived in a flat in the destroyed building have been named as missing by the Leicestershire Police.

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Regular Netflix Show for Hasan Minhaj

He's the first Indian-American to host a weekly show on the streaming network. A few weeks after news broke Netflix had partnered with The Daily Show's Michelle Wolf to make a talk show, Netflix ordered another comedy talk series from comedian and Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj , according to a report from The Hollywood Reporter .

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Elton John furiously leaves stage during Las Vegas performance

In the end, he gave up, swiveled on his chair and stormed off stage. The band tried to crack on and finish the song without Elton, much to the disappointment of everyone else watching. Eventually, John decided enough was enough and stormed off stage. All was not lost, and Elton carried on his set, hammering out a string of bangers including A Circle of Life from The Lion King .

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Woman testifies about horror of finding kids slain by nanny

Ortega was the family nanny hired by Kevin Krim, a former senior vice president of CNBC Digital who is now chief executive of a media analytics company, and his wife, Marina, two years before the October 2012 killings. NY has a high bar for the insanity defense and it is rarely successful. She said her schedule constantly shifted, she had to act as a cleaning lady though she didn't want to.

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Parkland shooting survivor's father admits email changes in CNN spat

For the sake of honesty and full disclosure, to which we are committed, we have to tell your there is no evidence as of right now that CNN tried to give Colton Hobb a scripted question. Last week's CNN town hall on gun violence featured strong calls for action from survivors of the Parkland shooting, a combative NRA spokesperson, and a nervous Sen.

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'Sandman Universe' Comics Coming From Neil Gaiman and DC Comics in August

The DC/Vertigo series, which lasted eight seminal years, is still among the most important comics ever, as far as showing the literary side of the medium. But while they struggle to restore the King to his throne, they face intrigues from within and conquest from without. And going, "Okay, if we're gonna do House of Whispers , if we're going to do Erzulie and have all this voodoo lore stuff, then I want Nalo to do it because there isn't anybody better".

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Watch the world's largest plane hit 46 miles per hour in latest taxi tests

The latest tests build upon an earlier series of taxi tests of the plane, performed at lower speeds, in December. Stratolaunch, funded by billionaire Paul Allen , developed the plane as an air-launch platform. Crucially, it also adds an element of adaptability to rocket launches. That visit including a photo op standing on top of the aircraft's wing. Its payload capacity is over 500,000 lbs, and its job in the near future (if all goes according to plan) will be to deliver three rockets ...

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ITV profits hit by sharp drop in TV advertising

ITV Studios , which encompasses the United Kingdom -listed company's large USA division and its worldwide production and sales operations, posted revenues of £1.6 billion, a 13% uptick on the previous year. The ITV Hub is now pre-installed on around 90 per cent of all connected televisions sold in the United Kingdom and launched on Apple TV, Apple's new TV app and Microsoft Xbox in 2018.

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Dwyane Wade hits game-winner while honoring Parkland shooting victim

The Heat look to continue the magic against the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena. After the game, Wade put the win into perspective. "And sit down with Pat [Riley] and Micky [Arison] and everybody and see what's best for me and go from there". "I knew there wasn't any point in them checking".

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Weinstein Company Assets Sold To Female-Led Group

It was the latest dramatic twist in a long-running saga over the future of the New York-headquartered film studio, which has floundered on the brink of bankruptcy since Weinstein was hit by bombshell allegations, torpedoing his career last October.

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Early Voting Period For The March 6th Primary Ends Friday

Wilson County commissioners seeking re-election are Democrat Bobbie D. Jones in District 3, District 4 Republican Roger Lucas of Wilson, District 5 Democrat Rob Boyette of Lucama, District 2 Democrat Sherry L. He is the only Democrat in the primary. Republican Patrick McHenry is the incumbent and is running again. Now that the candidate filing window closed February 7 and ballots are set, the only local contest above the township advisory board level with any opposition is for the Republican ...

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'Stranger Things 3' Adds Maya Thurman-Hawke; Priah Ferguson Set To Recur

Atlanta's Priah Ferguson , 11, was a Stranger Things 2 scene-stealer as Erica Sinclair, the pesky little sister of Caleb McLaughlin's Lucas, and Netflix is taking notice. According to the report, Thurman-Hawke plays Robin, an "alternative girl" - I have no idea what that means - who "gets more than she bargained for when she uncovers a dark secret in Hawkins, Ind".

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Ta-Nehisi Coates has another big Marvel Comics project in the works

Artist Leinil Yu will work on Captain America's interior panels, while Alex Ross will do the covers. According to Coates, the idea was first suggested by former Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso, and Coates has wrestled with what to do with it ever since.

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Rick Ross hospitalized in Miami

It was also reported that he was "slobbing out the mouth ". He also has a history of seizures, according to one source. The Davie Police Department says Ross became combative with emergency responders after coming to. In Oct. 2011, the rapper was taken to the hospital after suffering from two seizures on two separate flights. Ross has since changed his diet, lost 100 lbs, and has famously championed pears.

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Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani stage Punjabi look

The trailer for Baaghi 2 dropped a few weeks ago and literally blew us away with the action-packed sequences. "All of us had a blast shooting for it", said director-choreographer Ahmed Khan, who filmed it in a Mumbai studio last month. This is the first time we will be seeing Disha dancing on screen with Tiger, and going by the looks of it, she does not disappoint at all. "Even the back-up dancers connected with the song immediately and as soon as it started playing, they were ready for ...

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Oprah: I would need a sign from God to run for president

TV mogul, Oprah Winfrey , has said only a sign from God can convince her to run for United States presidential election in 2020. One interpretation of her remarks is that she's really saying no power on earth can get me to run for president .

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A little bit of trivia about this year's Academy Award nominees

ABC will broadcast the ceremony. The octogenarian already broke history by becoming the oldest Academy Award nominee, tied with 89-year-old James Ivory (who is eight days younger than Varda). I love a film where you have to sit for a bit at the credits to wipe all the tears from your face, and after seeing this film three times in theaters, I have found that " Lady Bird " has the tremendous ability to deliver waterworks in different moments upon different viewings.

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Beyoncé Breaks the Internet On DJ Khaled's New Track

Bey's wraps things up with the lyrics: "I'm the only lady here, still the realest n***a in the room, I break the Internet, top two and I ain't number two".

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Legendary WWE diva legend arrested as 'fugitive from justice'

Police Department is listed as the agency who took her into custody, and she still remains in custody of the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office as of this writing. That is not really an exaggeration either, her record is as long as her WWE career. Sunny , real name Tammy Synch had spells in WWE , ECW, and WCW as one of the most popular females of her time.

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Alec Baldwin: Playing Trump on SNL is 'Agony'

Baldwin did not say, in so many words, that he was hanging up his Trump impression, which won him an Emmy a year ago, but we're guessing that's not the answer Lorne Michaels was hoping to hear. "I don't care", he continued. He's previously called the show's sketches "unwatchable" and said Baldwin's impersonation doesn't "get him". Baldwin has struggled with his role, growing impatient with his parody connection to the president.

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Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway to announce Best Picture Oscar again

Sounds obvious? Well, yes, but there was that.unpleasantness at last year's Oscars . Faye opened the bit by saying: "Presenting is better the second time around", with Warren then quipping: 'The victor is Gone With The Wind '. ► A third PwC partner will be on duty, sitting with Oscar producers in the show's control room. Beatty was confused by what he saw on the card, "so he let her read the victor".

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Is This Khloé Kardashian's Sexiest Maternity Photo Ever?

And (perhaps to fuel the inevitable speculation) Khloe didn't caption the photo, which left us all to wonder even more. Kourtney Kardashian was late to the party, and her sisters aren't interested in dealing with her delay any longer.

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Alfie Director Lewis Gilbert Dies At 97

Gilbert directed three Bond films; You Only Live Twice (1967), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) and Moonraker (1979). Two other memorable films were Educating Rita (1983), with Julie Walters, and Shirley Valentine (1989). Gilbert was awarded the CBE in 1997 and was made a fellow of the British Film Institute in 2001. "Not limiting himself to any one genre, Gilbert found strength in tackling a diverse slate of films; from war dramas like Sink the Bismarck! to light comedies like Alfie - ...

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Turnbull holds firm on deportation after Ardern meeting

Some of those who have been deported have had extensive criminal histories in Australia but no link to New Zealand beyond citizenship. Deporting criminals back to New Zealand looks set to continue after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden failed to agree on the controversial policy.

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Greta Gerwig's high school hosting 'Lady Bird' Oscars party

Ronan's performance as the titular Lady Bird is without a doubt the best performance by a female lead this year. Lady Bird delivered a 31% share of the total UKI box office and had the second highest screen average of €4,412 (across 74 screens).

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Wills, Kate, Harry and Meghan carry out their first royal engagement together

Harry expressed his pride in Markle's passion to the crowd. The Royal Foundation was established to help the two princes pursue their charitable goals, both within United Kingdom communities and overseas. "But to see the model of the foundation is really interesting because, while I've worked with larger NGOs or small grass roots organisations, where you can see a lot more impact, in my opinion, because there's a lot less red tape".


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