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Van Dyke apology: Were there worse UK accents on film?

Dick Van Dyke said sorry for his "atrocious" British accent in Mary Poppins, but has there been worse?
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Posted: July 22, 2017, 12:23 pm

Michael Jackson's pet Bubbles sells artwork

A gallery is selling works by Bubbles and other primates to raise money for Florida's Centre for Great Apes.
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Posted: July 22, 2017, 9:26 am

The Secret Garden Party closes its doors after 15 years

The Secret Garden Party, held in Abbots Ripton close to Huntingdon, will finish after 15 years.
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Posted: July 22, 2017, 8:45 am

What happened at Comic-Con - day two

A round-up of the film and TV events that made headlines in San Diego.
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Posted: July 22, 2017, 5:43 am

Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke made $2.6mn for saying just 3 words. What about others? - Hindustan Times


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Game of Thrones: Emilia Clarke made $2.6mn for saying just 3 words. What about others?
Hindustan Times
With the first episode of season 7 out, we figure out how much each of the words spoken by Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was worth. tv Updated: Jul 22, 2017 09:47 IST. Soumya Srivastava Hindustan ...

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Posted: July 22, 2017, 4:17 am

Linkin Park cancel North American tour after Chester Bennington death

The tour has been cancelled following the death of singer Chester Bennington on Thursday.
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Posted: July 22, 2017, 3:04 am

Comic-Con: Which fans are 'crazier' - Star Wars or Game of Thrones?

That was the question Gwendoline Christie, who appears in both franchises, was asked at Comic-Con.
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Posted: July 22, 2017, 2:41 am

From Pop Idol to Love Island: Is reality TV still relevant?

The format has been around for more than 20 years.
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Posted: July 22, 2017, 2:19 am

Bennington's suicide closely resembles that of friend Chris Cornell - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News


CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Bennington's suicide closely resembles that of friend Chris Cornell
CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
NEW YORK -- The death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington came as a surprise to the world when it was announced, but it also struck similarities to the death of fellow rocker and close friend Chris Cornell, who killed himself in May. Authorities ...
Celebrity suicide: All my heroes kill themselves and I'm sick to death of itStuff.co.nz
Chester Bennington killed a million souls...Times of India
Linkin Park star Chester Bennington's death confirmed as suicide by LA County coronerNEWS.com.au
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Posted: July 22, 2017, 12:29 am

Are there more women in leading TV roles?

BBC Reality Check investigates whether gender balance has changed in popular TV dramas in recent years.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 11:37 pm

What can modern girls learn from Disney princesses?

England's women's footballers are calling for girls to recognise the strong traits in the characters.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 11:20 pm

Ben Affleck being 'ushered out' as Batman? - Toronto Sun


Toronto Sun

Ben Affleck being 'ushered out' as Batman?
Toronto Sun
Ben Affleck's future as the Dark Knight might be coming to an end. The Oscar-winner is due at San Diego's Comic-Con to trumpet his appearance in Justice League, which will be released this fall. But according to the Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros ...
Ben Affleck's Batman Future in Doubt as Warner Bros. Plots FranchiseHollywood Reporter
Ben Affleck May Be Out As BatmanETCanada.com
How Young Should Batman Be?Vanity Fair
We Got This Covered -A.V. Club -Comicbook.com -W Magazine
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 11:16 pm

Entertainment news round-up: 15-21 July

A look back at some of the top entertainment stories over the past seven days.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 11:16 pm

Britain’s Got Talent winner Pudsey the dog dies

He was the first dog to win the show, alongside owner Ashleigh Butler, in 2012.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 11:00 pm

Beyoncé Statue at Madame Tussauds Is 'Adjusted' After Criticism - New York Times


New York Times

Beyoncé Statue at Madame Tussauds Is 'Adjusted' After Criticism
New York Times
The wax figure of Beyoncé at the Midtown Manhattan location of Madame Tussauds. Left, before the styling and lighting were adjusted, and, right, after they were adjusted. Credit Madame Tussauds, left; Jacey Fortin/The New York Times. Beyoncé took a ...
Botched Beyonce Wax Figure Back On Display After Makeover To Adjust 'Styling And LightingETCanada.com
Madame Tussauds forced to readjust Beyoncé figure after coming under fire on TwitterNEWS.com.au
Beyonce wax figure touched up after fans say it's too whiteNational Post
Bustle -Independent.ie -Us Weekly -RollingStone.com
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:47 pm

Injustice 2 Starfire Trailer Shows Off Her Curves And Insane Zoning - One Angry Gamer (blog)


One Angry Gamer (blog)

Injustice 2 Starfire Trailer Shows Off Her Curves And Insane Zoning
One Angry Gamer (blog)
You want to zone in Injustice 2? You want to zone while watching a sexy orange chick in a scanty costume fire off cosmic projectiles? Well, NetherRealm has a solution for you in the form of the former Teen Titan, Starfire. A new trailer was released ...

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:05 pm

7 things we learned from The Walking Dead season 8 trailer

We break down the five-minute first look of the eighth series, complete with zombies, explosions and surprise ending.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:05 pm

'The Walking Dead' reveals new trailer after somber start to Comic-Con panel

The producers of "The Walking Dead" began their panel at San Diego Comic-Con on a somber note on Friday by paying tribute to the stuntman who died last week on the show's set.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 9:15 pm

A different sort of war film: Christopher Nolan's triumphant Dunkirk - CBC.ca


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A different sort of war film: Christopher Nolan's triumphant Dunkirk
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It begins with sound. The high pitched whine fills the air. Then the soldiers see the speck that becomes a terrifying silhouette. It's a German dive bomber, zeroing in on the hundreds of men, waiting on the shores of Dunkirk for rescue. This is just ...
Dunkirk's Harry Styles sings the praises of Christopher NolanToronto Sun
'Dunkirk,' 'Get Out' may give Oscars a crowd-pleasing punchNational Post
What's the best format for viewing 'Dunkirk'?The Boston Globe
Hindustan Times -Irish Times -Vanity Fair -Hollywood Reporter
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 8:47 pm

A different sort of war film: Christopher Nolan's triumphant Dunkirk

Dunkirk

It was one of the pivotal turning points of the Second World War. Now, director Christopher Nolan sets his sights on Dunkirk.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 8:42 pm

Charlize Theron pretended dad didn't die - TheRecord.com


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Charlize Theron pretended dad didn't die
TheRecord.com
The 41-year-old actress was just a young girl when her mother Gerda shot dead her alcoholic dad Charles in self-defense after he threatened them both while drunk and, although she's now come to terms with the incident, she initially found it easier to ...
Charlize Theron Opens Up About The Night Her Mother Killed Her Alcoholic Father In Self-DefenseETCanada.com
Charlize Theron Recalls the Night Her Mom Killed Her Alcoholic Father in Self-DefenseUs Weekly
Charlize Theron Opens Up About Her Mother Killing Her Alcoholic FatherInternational Business Times
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 8:14 pm

Kevin Hart denies cheating reports

Kevin Hart is laughing off reports that he's been unfaithful to his pregnant wife.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 7:55 pm

'Descendants 2' hits flat note in Disney sequel

It probably requires having a child under 12 to appreciate just what big business a Disney Channel movie like "Descendants 2" is, which makes the numbing nature of this sequel puzzling. Because while the first exhibited flashes of inspiration, the second feels entirely phoned in, as if it could skate by on the title alone.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 7:33 pm

Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg Star in First Trailer for '9/11' Movie - Hollywood Reporter


Hollywood Reporter

Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg Star in First Trailer for '9/11' Movie
Hollywood Reporter
Gina Gershon and Luis Guzman round out the cast for the indie centered on a group of individuals trapped in an elevator in one of the Twin Towers on the morning of the attack. The trailer for 9/11, a fictional story about a group of people stranded in ...
First Trailer Debuts For Harrowing '9/11' Movie Starring Charlie Sheen, Whoopi GoldbergETCanada.com
Charlie Sheen's latest trailer looks like the “bottle episode” version of 9/11A.V. Club (blog)
9/11 truther Charlie Sheen is starring in a 9/11 movie and, yes, this is real lifeMashable
Toronto Sun -PerezHilton.com -EW.com (blog) -Death and Taxes
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 7:16 pm

Stage commander: Confident Streetheart frontman Kenny Shields dies at 69 - National Post


National Post

Stage commander: Confident Streetheart frontman Kenny Shields dies at 69
National Post
Winnipeg-based band Streetheart is seen here in an undated handout photo, with lead singer Kenny Shields at centre. The band's frontman, Kenny Shields died on Friday at St. Boniface General Hospital in Winnipeg, according to Robyn Stewart, executive ...
Streetheart lead singer Kenny Shields dead at 69CTV News
Regina reacts to passing of Kenny ShieldsGlobalnews.ca
​Streetheart's Kenny Shields Dies at 69Exclaim!
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 6:39 pm

Why you should see 'Dunkirk' in 70mm

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 6:07 pm

Chester Bennington dies on his good friend Chris Cornell's birthday

After his friend Chris Cornell died two months ago, Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington wrote a letter thanking him for inspiring him and hoping he would find peace in "the next life."
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:41 pm

Remember Blink-182? Neither do these kids wearing Blink-182 shirts

Just a word of advice: If you're going to buy one of those band T-shirts from Hot Topic, you might want to do a little research on the band.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:27 pm

Will Smith says 'Star Wars' was better than sex

Will Smith's love for science fiction started at a young age.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 4:41 pm

The squids are all right: Splatoon 2 brings ink-shooting mayhem to Switch

Splatoon 2 Off the Hook

While Splatoon 2 doesn't offer any major innovations over its predecessor, that's not necessarily a bad thing.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 4:21 pm

Jason Bateman's 'Ozark' is worth a Netflix binge

Jason Bateman wears multiple hats as producer, director and star in "Ozark," a grim Netflix drama that starts with a familiar premise.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 4:17 pm

Game of Thrones creators respond to backlash over Confederate announcement

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Game of Thrones' showrunnners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss knew they were in for a rough ride following the initial announcement of their next HBO project.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 4:09 pm

9 bizarre things that actually happened in the '90s

As we age, we tend to look back on earlier decades' culture with smug superiority.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 4:01 pm

Doctor Who companion Deborah Watling dies at 69

The Essex-born actress played Victoria Waterfield opposite Patrick Troughton's Doctor in the 1960s.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:21 pm

Dali's moustache 'intact at 10 past 10', exhumation finds

The comments by the painter's foundation come after his body was dug up to settle a paternity case.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:12 pm

Buckingham Palace exhibit marks 20 years since Diana's death

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London's Buckingham Palace has unveiled an intimate tribute to Diana, the Princess of Wales, marking the 20th anniversary of her death.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 3:00 pm

'Look man, I don't want no orcs in my car:' Will Smith teases fantasy thriller Bright at Comic-Con

Bright

Imagine End of Watch but with orcs and fairies and magic. That's the vibe of Will Smith's big budget Netflix film Bright, which unveiled its first full trailer Thursday in a presentation at Comic-Con.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:53 pm

2 Canadian Cavalia employees jailed in China for smoking pot

Cavalia Belgium performance

Two Quebec employees with the Montreal-based equestrian multimedia show Cavalia have been imprisoned in China for allegedly smoking marijuana and are facing deportation, Radio-Canada has learned.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:43 pm

For songwriter Luis Fonsi, 'Despacito' is much more than a summer hit

"Despacito" is breaking records as one of the summer's hottest songs, but for the singer-songwriter behind the track, it's also a love letter to his home island of Puerto Rico.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:41 pm

Justin Bieber banned from playing Beijing

Justin Bieber won't be hitting the stage in Beijing anytime soon.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:35 pm

'He was magic': Canadian rock legend Kenny Shields dies

Kenny Shields

Kenny Shields, lead singer of classic Canadian rock band Streetheart, has died at age 69 in a Winnipeg hospital.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:12 pm

Exhumation finds well-preserved Salvador Dali, moustache intact

Spain Dali Paternity Suit

Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains to find genetic samples for a paternity test — a move that opens the possibility for a woman who says she is the surrealist artist's daughter to claim part of the Dali estate.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 2:01 pm

Osheaga announces new measures to protect women, LGBTQ concertgoers

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Evenko, the promoter behind Osheaga and ÎleSoniq music festivals, said Thursday it will follow in the footsteps of the Montreal Jazz Fest and bring in the Hirondelles— a trained safety team— to help protect women and other concertgoers.

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Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:42 pm

Sean Hannity will no longer receive Buckley Award after controversy

Fox News Channel star anchor Sean Hannity will no longer receive the conservative Media Research Center's William F. Buckley Award for Media Excellence at its September 21 gala, sources familiar with the situation tell CNN.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:24 pm

What actually happened at Dunkirk?

The new Dunkirk movie has had rave reviews, but what is it all about?
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 12:52 pm

'Confederate' team knew backlash was coming

The creative team behind HBO's "Confederate" has responded to the intense backlash to their alternate-history drama.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 12:40 pm

Waiting for Louis Tomlinson: The girls dedicated to the One Direction star

The fans who are willing to wait all night for a glimpse of their favourite star.
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Posted: July 21, 2017, 12:33 pm