The sale totalled $246,344,500 / £197,233,387 - achieving 81 per cent by lot and 88 per cent by value - taking the running total for 20th Century Week at Christie's to $584 million, with more auctions still to come. Monet's masterpiece " Meule , ' the culminating work in a series of 25 from 1890-1891 and a direct precursor to the famed "Water Lilies" cycle, attracted highly competitive bidding from five clients".
While the box office may be led by Doctor Strange and Trolls , it is clear that Arrival has also found its own audience. Paramount picked up domestic rights to the film for $20 million. In EuropaCorp's " Shut In ", Naomi Watts plays a child psychologist whose son (Charlie Heaton of " Stranger Things") becomes bedridden following a auto accident that killed her husband.
Today he also paid a visit to Merkel at the federal chancellery where she greeted him at the door. But Obama urged the parties to focus on the whole, noting that "the achievements that we have seen on this continent in contrast to a divided Europe of the previous century, are ones that remind us of how important it is that we work together".
Shocking news as swept across Weibo last night after photos were leaked online showing married badminton superstar Lin Dan getting intimate with a model and actress. Lin, aged 33, is one of China's biggest sporting stars, having won the Badminton World Championships five times. Ren Hai, a professor from the Olympic Research Centre with Beijing Sport University, told the Global Times that the scandal has damaged Lin's image since the public expected him to not only be a good player but also ...
Nothing in Fantastic Beasts has the depth or resonance of watching Harry, Ron and Hermione come of age, but with its adult characters, this movie is by nature more of a thrill ride than an emotional journey. It will be interesting seeing him grow into this role, as the " Fantastic Beasts " franchise gets past its set-up and gets on to weaving the kind of spellbinding epic tale we know Rowling can tell like nobody else.
Chan's co-star on the hit Rush Hour film series, Chris Tucker, congratulated him before introducing him on stage. "I want to thank all my fans around the world because you're the reason I continue to make movies, jumping through windows, kicking and punching [and] breaking my bones", Jackie Chan's testimony before receiving a standing ovation from the audience.
The shocking announcement came after the "Jesus Walks" rapper announced he plans to run for President in 2020, according to tweeting audience members . Kanye West has added another show in Los Angeles to make up for an axed performance. The ceaselessly controversial rapper speculated that the Internet muddled Americans' perception of the presidential race.
Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., filed a bill on Tuesday, Nov. 15, that would eliminate the Electoral College . "In my lifetime, I have seen two elections where the victor of the general election did not win the popular vote", said Senator Boxer.
According to the course literature, the class will examine different episodes and characters including the rest of the Simpson family and their pious neighbor Ned Flanders to "explore some of philosophy's most inspiring ideas as presented in Matt Groening's monument to the absurdities of human existence".
Redmayne won the best actor Oscar a year ago for his role as Stephen Hawking in " The Theory of Everything ". This weekend, you'll be getting to know a new lead character in J.K. The year is 1926 and Newt travels with a suitcase full of magical creatures. That no-maj is baker Jacob Kowalski ( Dan Fogler , "Kung Fu Panda"), a man pulled into the craziness facing the wizarding community in NY thanks to Newt.
Department of Defense, Clapper said that he submitted his letter of resignation on Wednesday night. Wyden famously squared off against Clapper in a 2013 open hearing during which Clapper appeared to lie about the scope of secret USA intelligence powers.
Jennifer Lopez will perform at the award show for the first time. The song includes the lyric, "your hands are my flag and I have a song as my border". Gabriel, who died in August at the age of 66 in California while on tour, had never won a Latin Grammy despite recording some 18 albums. This year, nominations shocked everyone with the Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences opting to honor music that wouldn't typically get the same level of attention as new tunes from the most popular faces.
Clinton has stayed out of the public eye since the day after the election, but in a private call with donors over the weekend, she cast blame for her loss on the announcement by James B. Speaking at the Children's Defense Fund's 26th annual Beat the Odds Celebration in Washington DC on Wednesday (16 November), the former secretary of state said that getting out of the house and attending the event was not the easiest thing to do.
With the theme of the movie, it really seems Kunal Kapoor going to be a big love and the big heartbreak for the character of Alia called Kaira. The industry reports suggests that Khan considers " Dear Zindagi " as Alia Bhatt's movie and feels that his appearance on the show might sweep away the attention from the young actress.
The script of Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, has been built from J.K. Rowling's 2001 book by the same name. Redmayne plays magizoologist Newt Scamander , keeper of a well-used magical suitcase housing those fantastic beasts .
The Los Angeles Rams are still in contention for a playoff spot. But with every bad game by Keenum, win or lose (the Rams are 4-5), more and more voices were heard suggesting it's time for Goff to start. CAM WANTS FUN BACK: Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said National Football League players are "owed" the opportunity to celebrate after big plays.
The judges had been unimpressed with the ex-Labour MP salsa to Gangnam Style by Psy and he ended the show on Saturday at the bottom of the leaderboard. He said: "Well obviously because it's a split decision that shows the closeness of this competition however I have to go with my brain not my heart and my brain tells me for a far more polished and technical performance I go with Greg and Natalie".
I was a little bit slow on everything. "But it's positive I get a day's rest, a day's recovery tomorrow". With 200 ranking points on offer for each round robin stage match win Murray needs to keep winning to hold Novak Djokovic at bay in the race for the year-end number one spot.
When Metallica recorded " Enter Sandman ", we're pretty sure they weren't planning to play a toy instrument version of the song on national TV 25 years later. Metallica's " Enter Sandman " is super fun to try and play on any instrument, but nothing compares to watching James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich try and re-create it with The Roots on only classroom instruments .
Anthony police officer, Jeronimo Yanez. Yanez gave no warning to Kauser that Castile had a gun. "I'm not pulling it out", Castile said . After Castile handed Yanez his insurance card, Castile then said, "Sir, I have to tell you that I do have a firearm on me".
Comparing Fantastic Beast to Potter is high standard. Grindelwald was then imprisoned in Azkaban. While the first Fantastic Beasts film takes place in 1926, it wasn't until 1945 that Dumbledore and Grindelwald put a forever end to their relationship with a duel.
Last year's holdovers Star Wars: The Force Awakens , The Good Dinosaur , and the Best Picture Oscar contender Bridge of Spies also contributed to the studio's landmark haul, raking in $284.7 million, $12.4 million, and $1.9 million, respectively, in 2016.
Senior media analyst for comScore Paul Dergarabedian says, "There's no better way to unplug and avoid politics than to go out to the movies for a couple of hours". The two locations are the only places in North America the film is screening in Lee's innovative 120 frames-per-second version (five times the normal rate), in addition to being in 3-D and at 4k resolution.
The medical examiner doesn't have an official cause of death yet and Nate asks for the unofficial one, and yup, Wes was dead before the house went kaboom. Alfred Enoch , who plays Wes in the show, spoke to Variety about his big on-screen death. "Pete [Nowalk] told me around the seventh episode, so about a month and a half ago.
He had done nothing wrong, nothing to merit being shot to death. The Minnesota Police Union said it is disappointed with the charges. "No reasonable officer who knew, saw, and heard what Officer Yanez did at the time would have used deadly force under these circumstances".
They said that the action taken by the federal government without any investigation was a sheer violation of global laws and human rights. The number of students enrolled at the school lie between 10,000-11,000, according to a petition filed by school management moving the Islamabad High Court against orders to leave the country.
Other fires have been ruled as arson cases due to clues left at the ignition site, said Cathy Dowd, spokeswoman for the U.S. Forest Service in Asheville. "I'm feeling really good right now because it's not burning too high", Church said. They've been working the overnight shift. A de facto village has sprung up around the incident command post at the Lake Lure Police Department, with sleeping tents, a dining tent, command tents and fire engines, pickup trucks and other vehicles covering the ...
For the most part, this undertaking has to be considered a success with Rowling creating a familiar but still refreshingly different world populated by original, endearing characters. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was first mentioned as a textbook that the students at Hogwarts used in the Harry Potter book series. But the reverse has happened to J.K.
The comment comes after U.S. President Barack Obama's administration suspended efforts to win congressional approval for TPP before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, saying the pact's fate was up to Trump and Republican lawmakers.
The law does not take effect, however, until enough other states representing a total of 270 electoral votes also pass identical laws. As if a losing vote ever counts anyway. "Every single person's vote should count", she demanded. What to do with the Electoral College? Passion, anger, disbelief still surround the 2016 presidential election.
It has been eight days since Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States - and protests are still raging all across the country. The latest push came after the 2000 presidential election, in which Democrat Al Gore lost to Republican George W.
During the Constitutional Convention in 1787, an elephant in the room had to be addressed: equal representation for the people and each state . To win the presidency, you have to win the most states , not get the most votes. The Electoral College, then, was not the result of a coherent design based on clear political principles but, rather, a complex compromise that reflected the interests of different states and the search for consensus.
Update: Thursday night also welcomed two new tracks from the project. Lana Del Rey, Kendrick Lamar, Future, and Daft Punk all feature on the upcoming album. The follow-up to 2015's Beauty Behind the Madness , the Weeknd's third studio album Starboy will be released on November 25th via Republic Records.
And, according to leading civil rights watchdog the Southern Poverty Law Centre, "Bannon was the main driver behind Breitbart becoming a white ethno-nationalist propaganda mill". In 2015, weeks after the racially motivated murder of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, Breitbart published an article encouraging people to fly the Confederate Flag "high and proud".
Now she wants her daughter "to grow up seeing a woman lead this country and know her possibilities are limitless", Beyoncé said . He said that he did not hold any "ill will" toward Donald Trump, but "his conversation is divisive". "I don't need JLo and I don't need Jon Bon Jovi", he added. On Wednesday, she was joined by the singer Pharrell Williams in North Carolina on Wednesday, and the singer Katy Perry has been working hard to drum up interest among millennial voters.