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Paramount Says 'Ghost In The Shell' Flopped Because Of Whitewashing Controversy

“Ghost in the Shell” may have been doomed from the start because of the film's whitewashing controversy, according to a Paramount executive. The big budget movie, based on a film adaptation of a popular Japanese manga, flopped over the weekend earning just $19 million at the box office. Compare that to the film's $110 million budget and Entertainment Weekly's modest prediction that the movie would earn at least $30 million. Critics didn't think much of the movie either. “Ghost in the Shell” ... Read more

Teen Pulls Off Oscar-Worthy Promposal Asking Emma Stone To Dance

An Arizona teenager is reaching for the heights with this epic promposal. Jacob Staudenmaier hopes his exquisite recreation of a “La La Land” scene will tempt the movie's star, Emma Stone, into returning to her hometown of Scottsdale to be his date for prom at Arcadia High School on April 29. The 17-year-old budding filmmaker rewrote the lyrics to “Another Day of Sun” and roped in his friends to appear as extras for the clip. He posted the ... Read more

Touching Ad Normalizes Transgender Motherhood In India, Where The Issue Is Stigmatized

This commercial is redefining India's traditional family. The touching short film above, which Procter & Gamble's Vicks created, tells the true story of a young orphan in India named Gayatri who was adopted by 37-year-old Gauri Sawant, a transgender woman and social activist who lives in Mumbai. On the way to boarding school, Gayatri recounts her life, her adoption and meeting her new mother, Sawant, for the very first time. Gayatri says that her mother sends her to ... Read more

Inventor Of The Web Skewers Donald Trump's 'Disgusting' Internet Privacy Rollback

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); The Trump administration's rollback on Obama-era internet privacy rules is “disgusting” and “appalling,” says the man who created the world wide web. Tim Berners-Lee spoke out against the repeal of the Federal Communications Commission's privacy rules Tuesday, soon after being declared the recipient of the 2016 ACM A.M. Turing Award ― a $1 million accolade dubbed the “Nobel Prize of computing.” House Republicans voted on March 28 to allow internet service providers ... Read more

Russia Blames Syrian Rebels For Deadly Gas Attack

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); Russia suggested on Wednesday it would publicly stand by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad despite outrage over a chemical weapons attack, setting Donald Trump's new U.S. administration on course for a head-on diplomatic collision with Moscow. Western countries including the United States blamed Assad's armed forces for the chemical attack, which choked scores of people to death in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in a rebel-held area of northern Syria hit by ... Read more

Sean Spicer Gets The 'Phenomenal' Muppets Remix He So Deserves

Do doo do do do, this is just “pheno-me-nal.” On Tuesday, the “Late Show With Stephen Colbert” poked fun at what's become White House press secretary Sean Spicer's stock reply to reporters (”phenomenal”) by setting it to The Muppets' “Mahna Mahna” song. Spicer appeared to see the funny side of the gag, as he referenced Politico reporter Matthew Nussbaum's recent article about his use of the word on Twitter: You owe @MatthewNussbaum a little credit https://t.co/8oTK8Z3zPe— Sean Spicer (@PressSec) ... Read more

Warplanes Mount Fresh Airstrikes In Syria

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); BEIRUT, April 5 (Reuters) - Warplanes mounted five air strikes on Wednesday in a rebel-held area of northwestern Syria where dozens of people were killed the day before in a suspected chemical attack, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The Syrian army could not immediately be reached for comment on the reported air strikes in town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province on Wednesday. An Observatory report did not identify ... Read more

Louis C.K.: Trump Is A 'Gross Crook Dirty Rotten Lying Sack Of S**t'

Louis C.K. regrets sending a scathing letter to fans last year about then-candidate Donald Trump. “I guess he's not as profound as I thought he was,” the comedian said of Trump during an appearance on “The Late Show” Tuesday night. “I thought he was some new kind of evil but he's just a lying sack of shit ... He's just a gross crook dirty rotten lying sack of shit.” A year ago, C.K. emailed a letter to ... Read more

Trevor Noah Explains Why Jared Kushner Is 'The Real President'

There's a new president in charge and, according to “The Daily Show,” his name is Jared Kushner. During this week's edition of “Who Is The Real President?” host Trevor Noah named Donald Trump's son-in-law as the true commander-in-chief, surpassing the likes of former title-holder Steven Bannon, Vice President Mike Pence and Pence's wife (because Pence wasn't allowed to appear on the list without her). These days, Kushner seems to be amassing a lot of high-level ― and somewhat ... Read more

'O'Reilly Factor' Loses About 15 Advertisers. Here Are The Ones That Stayed.

function onPlayerReadyVidible(e){'undefined'!=typeof HPTrack&&HPTrack.Vid.Vidible_track(e)}!function(e,i){if(e.vdb_Player){if('object'==typeof commercial_video){var a='',o='m.fwsitesection='+commercial_video.site_and_category;if(a+=o,commercial_video['package']){var c='&m.fwkeyvalues=sponsorship%3D'+commercial_video['package'];a+=c}e.setAttribute('vdb_params',a)}i(e.vdb_Player)}else{var t=arguments.callee;setTimeout(function(){t(e,i)},0)}}(document.getElementById('vidible_1'),onPlayerReadyVidible); By the time Bill O'Reilly's Tuesday evening broadcast came around, more than 15 advertisers had pulled current and future spots from his prime-time Fox News show. Mercedes-Benz and Hyundai were the first to go public with their decisions, followed by companies including T. Rowe Price, Allstate, Mitsubishi Motors, Lexus and Bayer. The exodus followed a bombshell New York Times investigation that said O'Reilly and the network that employs him had paid about ... Read more
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