Tanya Sweeney: Why closing of Seatwave is welcome news for both genuine music fans...

Ticketmaster today announced the closure of ticket resale operations Seatwave and Get Me In with immediate effect Tanya Sweeney As sure as night follows day, a raft of disappointing tweets and posts follow any announcement of...

Ruby Rose As Jewish Lesbian in Batwoman Is Latest Hollywood Casting Controversy

By Dory Jackson Model and actress Ruby Rose has drawn criticism for her casting as the lead in The CW's upcoming standalone DC Comics series, Batwoman. She, as a result, deleted her Twitter account and deactivated comments from...

Aretha Franklin said to be ‘seriously ill’

Aretha Franklin is "seriously ill" and receiving hospice care in Detroit, according to US media. Friends and family are reportedly at her side, as support flooded in online from friends and fellow artists. Known as the...

Ruby Rose deletes Twitter following ‘gay Batwoman’ backlash

By Robert Moran Aussie actress Ruby Rose has deleted her Twitter following backlash over her casting as DC's lesbian Batwoman. US studio Warner Bros last week confirmed Rose, 32, would take on the role of Batwoman...

Crazy Rich Asians Is More Than Glitz and Glamour. It’s Groundbreaking for People Like...

By Suyin Haynes/Hong Kong After a day at the TIME office in Hong Kong, a colleague and I recently saw the Pixar short Bao, an eight-minute long film that aired before Incredibles 2. Directed by...

THE DARKEST MINDS: Cinema politicizing hits a new high

The latest film based on a YA trilogy called Darkest Minds is strangely one of the most political films of the summer. by Alan Mehanna -Source: Annahar BEIRUT: It’s no shock that cinema lately has...

‘Black Bond’ Stirs Emotions on Twitter as Idris Elba Rumored to Be Next 007

Rumors have recently surfaced that Hollywood bosses are open to the idea of a non-white actor to play the famous British spy. Rumors have recently surfaced that Hollywood bosses are open to the idea of a non-white...

Transgender Hollywood seeks recognition, and not just roles

By JOCELYN NOVECK When actress Scarlett Johansson reversed course recently and canceled plans to play a transgender man in the film "Rub & Tug," transgender actors like Scott Turner Schofield were gratified — and pleasantly...

The True Story Behind BlacKkKlansman, According to the Man Who Inspired the Movie

By Olivia B. Waxman This interview contains spoilers for the film BlacKkKlansman This weekend marks two contradictory occasions. On Sunday, one year after the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va., turned deadly, a “White Civil...

Michael Moore’s ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Trailer Aims To Expose Trump’s ‘Evil Genius’

The fiery documentary filmmaker is back with a portrait of America’s divide. By Matthew Jacobs “Fahrenheit 9/11,” Michael Moore’s polemic about George W. Bush and the War on Terror, remains the highest-grossing documentary of all time....

Mamma Mia! Cher’s Abba Album Is Coming Faster Than You’d Think

If I could turn forward time to this release. By Shannon Barbour Mamma Mia! Here goes the excitement all over again! After a show-stopping performance in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Cher is giving...

Bob Dylan live review – the master of reinvention shakes it up again

4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Perth Arena Opening his Australian tour, Dylan reimagines and contemporises his canon, finding different wounds – and new sweet spots – to tap into Bob Gordon Bob Dylan isn’t...

The Oscars’ New ‘Popular Film’ Category Confirms That Hollywood Thinks We’re Stupid

By Stephanie Zacharek On Aug. 8, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences made an announcement that has industry observers, Oscar prognosticators, film critics and random movie fans up in arms—or at least genuinely...

Did ‘Married at First Sight’ Star Dave Live With Another Woman Before Amber?

By Maria Vultaggio It might sound like a silly question to some people, but Amber wanted to know if her new husband, Dave, had lived in his home with another woman. For the first time...

Actress Kathleen Turner on Hollywood, sexism and rage

Legendary Hollywood actress Kathleen Turner, who found fame in 1980s films like Body Heat and Romancing the Stone, is being lauded online for giving an open and frank interview to New York Magazine's Vulture...

Jessica Chastain, Eddie Redmayne Nearing Deals For Serial Killer Thriller ‘The Good Nurse’

by Andreas Wiseman and Mike Fleming Jr  EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne are in advanced negotiations to star in The Good Nurse, a thriller based on the book by Charles Graeber and scripted by Krysty...

Beyoncé wants acceptance of curvier bodies

AFP  “During my recovery, I gave myself self-love and self-care, and I embraced being curvier The singer said she had prepared for Coachella by going vegan and eliminating alcohol NEW YORK: Beyoncé has called for...

Is that you, Gigi? Model in a mask on magazine cover

Arab News The supermodel donned a gold necklace emblazoned with the One Direction star’s first name In May this year, Vogue Italia was attacked by fans over its cover featuring Hadid whose skin was...

Ruby Rose to Make TV History as Lesbian Superhero Batwoman

By Associated Press (NEW YORK) — Ruby Rose is making history with her latest role as Batwoman, the first openly gay superhero to headline a TV series. Batwoman will be introduced in a December crossover event...

Bow Down to Madame President: ‘House of Cards’ Just Announced the Premiere Date for...

Just in time for midterms. By Peggy Truong The date has been set for the beginning of Madame President’s reign on Netflix’s House of Cards. On Tuesday, the streaming giant announced that the show’s sixth and...