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Yes, Kobe Bryant is now an Academy Award nominee.

Kobe Bryant’s Oscar Nomination Clouded by Past Sexual Assault Allegation In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein fallout and #MeToo movement, discussions of that case have resurfaced. Kobe Bryant on Tuesday was nominated for an Oscar for Dear Basketball, the […]

I’m very disappointed that WONDER WOMAN was snubbed, but not surprised.

Oscars: ‘Wonder Woman,’ James Franco, Steven Spielberg Among Noteworthy Snubs While a number of Oscar hopefuls are cheering after their names were announced with Tuesday morning’s nominations, a number of other individuals and films considered to be contenders found themselves […]

PHEW!!

Oscars: Academy Avoids #OscarsSoWhite Reprise This year’s directing nominations were especially diverse. As it unveiled its nominations for the 90th Oscars today, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences avoided a reprise of the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag it earned when […]

I love all of these restaurants!!

Swiss Chalet Now Owns The Keg The owner of Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s and Kelseys is buying The Keg — as in the entire restaurant chain — for an estimated $200 million in cash and stocks. Surprised? You shouldn’t be. Cara […]

Congratulations one and all!!

Here Are Your 2018 Oscar Nominations On Tuesday morning, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards with a live-streamed presentation hosted by two actors famous for playing animated characters: Andy Serkis […]

Hope they come back one day!!

Spice Girls: 20 years later, many things have changed — except the need for girl power A lot happened in the 1990s. The Berlin Wall came down, Nelson Mandela got out of jail while OJ Simpson and Bill Clinton avoided […]

For one night only, the Barenaked Ladies will (finally) reunite!!

Barenaked Ladies Headed For Juno Hall of Fame Barenaked Ladies will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame at the 2018 Juno Awards, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has announced. On hand to receive […]

Very sad news. May she rest in peace.

CRANBERRIES SINGER DOLORES O’RIORDAN HAS DIED Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries, has died. She was 46 and is survived by three children. O’Riordan passed away at a hotel in Westminster this morning. Police were called to the Park […]

I still want to see it.

Fogerty Irked ‘Proud Mary’ Film Borrows From His Song’s Name John Fogerty says he’s annoyed that Taraji P. Henson’s new film, “Proud Mary,” borrows from his popular song’s name without his involvement. Fogerty does not own the rights to his […]

There are so many newish releases that I still need to see!!

Jumanji holds off The Post, Commuter, Paddington 2 at box office The box office might of Meryl Streep’s steadfast newspaper publisher, Liam Neeson’s train-riding hero, Taraji P. Henson’s hitwoman with a heart, and a marmalade-loving bear from “darkest Peru” won’t […]