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By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Nov 17th, 2017
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American Idol judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan – Photo: Instagram/americanidol. American Idol judges are Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan, but when asked which of the three would take the role of Simon Cowell, the trio immediately chimed in that none of them would. “We’re artists, not record company executives or critics,” […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Nov 12th, 2017
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Paula Wagner attends the 2017 Camerimage Fest in Bydgoszcz, Poland – Photo: Twitter @CamerimageFest. Paula Wagner will be honored at Poland’s Camerimage cinematography fest, which kicked off Saturday, with its prize for “producer with unique visual sensitivity,” in recognition for her work on such films as Mission: Impossible and other partnerships with co-produc...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Celebs
Sep 12th, 2017
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Angelina Jolie attends the “First They Killed My Father” premiere during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre on September 11, 2017 in Toronto, Canada – Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images North America. Angelina Jolie hit the red carpet with her children at the Toronto International Film Festival. Sareum Srey...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
Sep 10th, 2017
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Benedict Cumberbatch attends The Current War premiere during the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theater on September 9, 2017 in Toronto, Canada – Photo: Leonard Adam/Getty Images North America. Benedict Cumberbatch says playing maverick geniuses helps keep him grounded because this has made him realize just how far apart he is [&hel...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
Aug 23rd, 2017
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Martin Scorsese poses for a photo ahead of appearing on stage as part of the ‘In Conversation’ series of events at BFI Southbank on February 22, 2017 in London, United Kingdom – Photo: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images Europe. Martin Scorsese has been tipped to co-produce a new Batman origins spin-off film about the Joker. According […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Aug 22nd, 2017
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Netflix looks beyond genre to suggest shows to users. The algorithm used by Netflix to make recommendations to users looks beyond the genre of previously watched shows to find links in narratives, the streaming service has said. More than three quarters of the shows watched on the platform are discovered through the its recommendation algorithm, […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Celebs
Aug 21st, 2017
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Jay Z paid tribute to Chester Bennington who appears here at the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles on May 22, 2017 in Burbank, California – Photo: Rich Fury/Getty Images North America. Jay Z encouraged his fans to “sing along for Chester” as he dedicated a song to Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington during his headlining slot […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Celebs
Aug 16th, 2017
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Barack Obama on May 25, 2017 in Berlin, Germany – Photo: Steffi Loos/Getty Images Europe. Poignant recent anti-racism tweet of Barack Obama has just become the most liked ever in Twitter history. The former President of The United States’ tweet condemned racism in the wake of the violent far-right rally in Charlottesville during which one woman died. Alongs...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Aug 9th, 2017
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John Bailey at the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences’ on May 24, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California – Photo: John M. Heller/Getty Images North America. Cinematographer John Bailey has been elected as the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Bailey, who acted as director of photography on films […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Celebs
Aug 3rd, 2017
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Aretha Franklin at Radio City Music Hall on April 19, 2017 in New York City – Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images North America. A plaque honoring legendary singer Aretha Franklin has been set up outside her childhood home in Memphis, Tennessee. The city’s mayor Jim Strickland unveiled the display outside the modest wood house on Wednesday. […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
Jul 15th, 2017
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Leonardo DiCaprio (L) and filmmaker Martin Scorsese at Cipriani 42nd Street on January 7, 2014 in New York City – Photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images North America. Leonardo DiCaprio is teaming up with filmmaker Martin Scorsese once again to adapt another true crime thriller for the big screen. The frequent collaborators have set their sights […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
Jun 30th, 2017
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Tyler Perry, winner of the Favorite Humanitarian Award poses in the press room during the People’s Choice Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on January 18, 2017 in Los Angeles, California – Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images North America. Actor/director Tyler Perry is stepping into the shoes of pioneering African-American filmmaker Oscar Micheaux for a TV...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Celebs
Jun 29th, 2017
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Garcelle Beauvais at the 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Square on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California – Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images North America. Actress Garcelle Beauvais has returned home to her native Haiti to shoot a hard-hitting new short film about sex trafficking. The movie, in which she plays a twisted nun, […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Jun 15th, 2017
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Ingrid Michaelson on September 24, 2016 at Cedar Lake in New York City – Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images North America.  Singer Ingrid Michaelson will make her Broadway debut in Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812 next month. The Girls Chase Boys singer will star this year as Sonya in the stage show at […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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Jun 5th, 2017
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Cindy Blackman and Carlos Santana at the Kennedy Center on December 8, 2013 in Washington, DC – Source: Kris Connor/Getty Images North America. Carlos Santana and his wife have joined R&B veterans Ronald and Ernie Isley in the studio for a new album. The Isley Brothers stars briefly appeared on the Santana IV album last […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
Jun 5th, 2017
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Aloe Blacc at Spago on February 6, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California – Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images North America. Singer Aloe Blacc is heading to the big screen in a documentary about music culture in the U.S. America’s Treasures will feature the Love Is The Answer singer traveling across the country to meet with […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
May 19th, 2017
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Anne Heche attends the 2017 NBCUniversal Upfront at Radio City Music Hall on May 15, 2017 in New York City – Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images North America. Actress Anne Heche is expanding her resume by hosting a radio show on SiriusXM. The Volcano star and Jason Ellis will host Love and Heche, a two-hour radio […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
May 16th, 2017
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Janelle Monae at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1st, 2017 in New York City – Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images North America. Singer and actress Janelle Monae was feted with an honorary doctorate degree from Dillard University over the weekend. The Hidden Figures star received the honor from officials at the Louisiana university on Sunday […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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May 12th, 2017
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Jessica Chastain at Urso hotel on May 3, 2017 in Madrid, Spain – Photo: Eduardo Parra/Getty Images Europe. Jessica Chastain‘s research into her latest movie role has convinced her people are paid to undermine protest movements. The actress plays a political lobbyist in her new movie Miss Sloane, and says she was entirely unaware about […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
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May 12th, 2017
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Patti LaBelle at SiriusXM Studios on May 10, 2017 in New York City – Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images North America. Patti LaBelle was so against the idea of recording a jazz album she bickered with her producer ex-husband Armstead Edwards when he first proposed the project. The Lady Marmalade icon has just launched Bel Hommage, […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Culture
May 11th, 2017
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Elizabeth McGovern at Chateau Marmont on January 28, 2017 in Los Angeles, California – Photo: Rachel Murray/Getty Images North America. Elizabeth McGovern is heading back to Broadway after 25 years to star in a revival of J.B. Priestly’s Time and the Conways. The stage show at the Roundabout Theater Company is scheduled to premiere this […]...
By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
May 10th, 2017
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Sturgill Simpson at Boston City Hall Plaza on September 26, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts – Photo: Mike Lawrie/Getty Images North America. Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, and Margo Price are to compete for the Artist of the Year prize at the upcoming Americana Music Association Awards. The three stars will face off against country icon John […]...
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