News

The studio behind ‘The Hunger Games’ wants to turn YouTube gurus into movie stars

At the swanky Hollywood bar No Vacancy, movie studio Lionsgate held a tricked-out after party last month for the premiere of its new movie, complete with tightrope walker, a fire dancer and a man with frozen pizza rolls covering his body.  The splashy affair wasn’t to honor a new Jennifer Lawrence... SOURCE: COMPANY TOWN - Los Angeles Times - Read [Read Entire Story]

Review: The Disorienting Beauty of Grizzly Bear’s Painted Ruins

Eight months into what’s shaping up to be one of the strangest years on record, it’s hard to shake the sense each morning that literally anything is possible. You might wake up to news of a clandestine vote to revoke health care, or catty government in-fighting, or heartless domestic terror, ... More » SOURCE: Vulture - [Read Entire Story]

Sumner Redstone says ex-girlfriends made off with $150 million, leaving him ‘in debt’

Billionaire Sumner Redstone is suing two former companions for what he says was elder abuse, alleging in court documents that the two women schemed to isolate him from his family as they drained his financial accounts. The ailing 93-year-old mogul contends the two women, Manuela Herzer and Sydney... SOURCE: COMPANY TOWN - Los Angeles Times - Read [Read Entire Story]

China Makes It Official, Formalizes Overseas Acquisitions Restrictions

So now it’s official: The brakes are on when it comes to Chinese investment in film, entertainment, sports and hotels. In documents and statements issued Friday by the National Development and Reform Commission and by the State Council (document in Chinese), the Chinese government explained its crackdown on overseas mergers and acquisitions. [Read Entire Story]

Bull escapes auction, eludes police for three days and counting

Police in Massachusetts said a bull that escaped from a livestock auction remains on the loose despite three days of failed capture attempts. SOURCE: Latest News - UPI.com - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Celebrities

Fifth Harmony Clashes With Interviewer When Asked About Camila Cabello: ‘We Don’t Want To Be Shady’

Fifth Harmony is not here for the Camila Cabello questions, okay? When asked about her controversial exit yet again in an Aug. 17 podcast interview, things get SUPER awkward. SOURCE: Hollywood Life - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Takes Out $1.65M; ‘Logan Lucky’ Pulls In $525K – Thursday Night Previews

Summer is expected to take a three-week nap before New Line/Warner Bros’ It wakes up moviegoers in time for fall with a potential $60 million opening on September 8. In the meantime, on deck for this weekend is Lionsgate’s R-rated action [Read Entire Story]

Gemma Chan Joins ‘Mary Queen Of Scots’ Opposite Saoirse Ronan & Margot Robbie

EXCLUSIVE: British actress Gemma Chan has joined the cast of Working Title and Focus Features' Mary Queen Of Scots. Chan will play Bess of Hardwick, the friend and confidante of Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie) who, along with her husband the Earl of [Read Entire Story]

Seth Rogen Just Dropped Some Major Truth Bombs About Superbad

These movie confessions aren't Superbad; they're super good! As the cast celebrated the comedy's ten-year anniversary today, Seth Rogen decided to surprise fans with more than... SOURCE: E! Online (US) - Movie News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Movies

Maria Sharapova in Denial About PED Use, Tomi Lahren’s Surprising Boyfriend and More

Maria Sharapova in denial about her PED use [Celebitchy] Here’s Tomi Lahren‘s bf, and you’re gonna be surprised [IDLYITW] Demi Rose‘s naked photoshoot [GCeleb] This Florida woman’s mug shot tho [Read Entire Story]

The Eyes Of My Mother – Reviewed.

"A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life."Recently rated 1/5 in The Guardian I really can't see why they scored it so low and could rant about that but i'm not going to because [Read Entire Story]

House of Darkness (1948)

House of Darkness is a 1948 British movie that is sometimes labeled as a horror movie. In fact it’s a melodrama with gothic overtones. It does however have some claims to be a ghost movie so it’s at least understandable that it’s been given the [Read Entire Story]

China Box Office: ‘Wolf Warrior 2’ Smashes All-Time Record With $571M Haul

The action movie, the biggest beneficiary of the summer blackout of Hollywood films in China, eclipsed the mark held by Stephen Chow's 'The Mermaid.' read more SOURCE: Box Office - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Fashion

Monochromatic Worlds for Kipling’s 2017 Campaign

Shot in Beirut by Lebanese photographer Eli Rezkallah, Kipling’s latest campaign  is a monochromatic visual feat. Highlighting the fashion brand’s latest products by placing them in Wes Anderson like universes recreating everyday situations to inspire stories and tales.(...) Read More about Monochromatic Worlds for Kipling’s 2017 Campaign (41 [Read Entire Story]

Friday Follow-Up | Everlane Cotton Sweaters Review + Updates

Wearing/ShoppingEverlane cotton sweaters review: I ordered the Cotton v-neck in small and medium and the Cotton mock neck in small with credits I earn when new customers make a purchase via my referral link.  I sent the two small sweaters back and kept the grey sweater in medium; it just fit me more like I wanted it to – sort of slouchy and [Read Entire Story]

This is how much it costs to walk the red carpet if you’re not a size 2

Nope. Just, nope.Rachel Bloom, the star of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, may have given us the anthem Sexy Getting Ready Song but it turns out that getting ready for special events costs her a pretty penny. She revealed that when you’re not a size 0 or 2 in Hollywood, you wind up shelling out way more money for fancy red carpet events – and it all comes [Read Entire Story]

Balenciaga Evening Gown – 1963

Hi-low hemlines....they've been around for years and years. For spring of 1963, Balenciaga created this gorgeous gown. The hemline exposes the ankle in front and lengthens to form a train in back. Note how the designer echoes that line at the hip where the skirt attaches to the bodice. What you can't see here is that he also echoes it at the [Read Entire Story]


Technology

The New York Times has recognized that it did not discover bubble tea

That boba in your tea? It's, uh, been there for a while. The New York Times issued a revision Thursday after publishing a bizarre article Wednesday about bubble tea called "Those Blobs In Your Tea? They're Supposed To Be There." The article itself wasn't much better, implying that boba — a popular beverage stateside for years — has [Read Entire Story]

Report: Apple Watch Series 3 enters final testing for end of the year launch

Taiwanese-based Quanta Computer, an integral part of Apple’s supply chain as a maker of MacBooks and the Apple Watch, is ramping up to begin producing the Apple Watch Series 3, according to Chinese news outlet Economic Daily. Expected to launch later this year, the report notes that Quanta has entered the final testing phase for the Apple [Read Entire Story]

Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile now available nationwide

Back in May, Comcast officially started rolling out Xfinity Mobile, and now the service is available nationwide. Today Comcast announced that Xfinity Mobile is available across the United States, effectively completing the rollout it began months ago. Interested customers can sign up for the service via Comcast’s XfinityMobile.com or through [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Poses For The Camera

It looks like we could possibly have some photos of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. The picture which were posted online give us a look at Samsung’s new flagship phablet. Samsung are holding a press conference next week on the 23rd of August where their new Galaxy Note 8 will be made official. […] (Read More [Read Entire Story]