Doris Day, celebrated actor and singer, dies aged 97

The star of a string of successful film musicals was also known for her work as an animal welfare activist Doris Day, the actor, singer and animal welfare activist, has died at the age of 97. tweeting that Day will has taken a piece of the sun with her and Tony Bennett tweeted Elaine Paige. Rest in Peace the great & inimitable Doris Day. The last star of the Hollywood Golden Age. Well bid you farewell by the Light of The Silvery Moon, but you will always be Young at Heart to us forever. On Instagram, Sarah Jessica Parker shared a tribute, tweeted that she was the Worlds Sweetheart and beloved by all. So sad to hear of Doris Day …

Doris Day, celebrated actor and singer, dies aged 97

The star of a string of successful film musicals was also known for her work as an animal welfare activist Doris Day, the actor, singer and animal welfare activist, has died at the age of 97. tweeting that Day will has taken a piece of the sun with her and Tony Bennett tweeted Elaine Paige. Rest in Peace the great & inimitable Doris Day. The last star of the Hollywood Golden Age. Well bid you farewell by the Light of The Silvery Moon, but you will always be Young at Heart to us forever. On Instagram, Sarah Jessica Parker shared a tribute, tweeted that she was the Worlds Sweetheart and beloved by all. So sad to hear of Doris Day …

The Pair Of Turtles That Featured In Rocky Are Still Alive And Kicking And Here Is Stallone With Them 45 Years After

Forty-three years ago, a young and buff Sylvester Stallone introduced the world to Rocky. The movie, as well as the Italian Stallion himself, became iconic and to this day, people of all ages know the name, Rocky Balboa. The classical movie featured a pair of turtles when Rocky purchased the reptiles while courting Adrian at the pet store where she worked. Surprisingly enough, the turtles – Cuff and Link – are still alive and kicking and people are wondering whether they might outlive even Sylvester Stallone himself. Last year, Sylvester Stallone posted a selfie with the same pair of turtles that appeared in the first Rocky movie Image credits: Image credits: Marie Ruggirello The man who owned the pet store …

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws

Actor provokes storm with call to regain bodily autonomy as GOP-held legislatures push laws amid quest to overturn Roe v Wade The actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against cardiac activity is detected Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Alyssa Milano calls for sex strike as protest over Republican abortion laws

Actor provokes storm with call to regain bodily autonomy as GOP-held legislatures push laws amid quest to overturn Roe v Wade The actor Alyssa Milano ignited a social media storm with a call for women to join her in a sex strike, to protest against cardiac activity is detected Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

8 things we learned at the Bafta TV Awards

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHighlights from the 2019 Bafta TV Awards Winning Eve might be a more appropriate title for the BBC’s hit drama after the Bafta TV Awards on Sunday. There were wins in some of the night’s biggest categories for Killing Eve, including best drama series and best actress for Jodie Comer. I’m A Celebrity and Britain’s Got Talent were among the other winners in what has been a strong year for British television. “Just sitting [in the audience] watching these incredible programmes makes me realise that we really should… get a telly,” joked Jessica Hynes during her own acceptance speech for female comedy performance. Here are eight things we learned backstage at the …

Tolkien Proves the Hobbits Are More Important Than the Man

In the new movie Tolkien, war is murder—and sometimes Mordor. Clouds of mustard gas billowing into the trenches of the Somme become the smoke of dragon fire; German soldiers setting men alight with flamethrowers transform into the dragon itself. A young James Ronald Reuel Tolkien staggers across the dark, treeless ruin of no man's land as Frodo would one day stagger toward Mount Doom. As the men around him scream and gurgle, Tolkien sees a dark rider on a black horse sweeping across the battlefield, pausing to skewer the already dying. Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy Is Lord of the Rings Prejudiced Against Orcs? Ethan Gilsdorf See the Sketches J.R.R. Tolkien Used to Build Middle-Earth Laura Hudson The Hobbit: An …

11-Year-Old Twins Chieko And Chihiro Impress With Their Cosplays And Here Are 19 Pics Of It

Chihiro and Chieko are twin girls who always dress to express their love for cosplay and fandom. Although they are just 11 years old, their costumes are always impressive and accurate to the characters they impersonate. The girls have been cosplaying ever since they were 3 years old.  The twins’ parents are very supportive and dedicate hours upon hours in order to properly reference photos and then find fitting materials for the perfect costumes. The apparition of twins as Weeping Angels from Doctor Who was so realistic that the participants of the convention could hardly believe they weren’t actual statues. #1 Weeping Angels The Weeping Angels are a race of predatory creatures from the long-running sci-fi series Doctor Who, resembling …

Georgia senator says he’s not worried about his state losing film business over abortion ban

(CNN)After film productions have threatened to boycott Georgia over a controversial new abortion law, US Sen. David Perdue says he doesn’t think the bill will pose a risk to his state’s economy. Perdue is unmoved by the threat. “It’s ironic that several of these companies that are threatening to boycott have yet to do business in Georgia,” he said. “It just shows that rhetoric is more important than reality.” CNN reached out to Perdue’s office but his spokeswoman said there would be no comment on the record beyond the senator’s remarks in the interview. The Writers Guild of America has expressed concern about the law and the Motion Picture Association of America says it monitoring the situation to see if …

Asian Americans Speak Out Against Movie On Hiroshima That Stars Evan Rachel Wood

And people aren’t too happy, pointing out that white stars are not necessary to validate the stories of people of color.  Although the upcoming movie is not guilty of whitewashing ― as some have claimed ― sociologist Nancy Wang Yuen told HuffPost that what has been reported about the film exemplifies how “Hollywood cannot deal with U.S./Asia wars without co-opting Asian voices.” There are many other stories about Hiroshima that deserve to be told, Yuen said, particularly from the perspective of the victims and their families.  Instead, Yuen said she’d like to see the victims of the bomb at the center of the story. She added that is one tale that Hollywood has yet to tackle. Patty Hearst story through …

The strange death of Innes Ewart

Image caption Pat Ewart has spent 18 years seeking answers to her son’s death That point in time is forever frozen in Pat’s memory. Despite the passing of the years she rewinds every word and gesture of that early morning in flawless detail. “No,” she said. “You’re wrong.” Image caption Young Innes had grown up to be a computer programmer Pat wrote: “Innes. Pick up your phone. There’s been a mistake. A body’s been found and the police say it’s you. Where are you?” There was never to be a reply. Image caption A photo of the car park several years later when railing had been added on the top floor But the facts appeared to speak for themselves. Police …

Time To Watch HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ Trailer — Tick-Tock!

HBO found a “Game”-changer? Watchmen.” A trailer (watch below) for creator The preview hints at a tense dystopia where time is of the essence. Men dressed in Rorschach masks lock and load, and the police are told that they were “just hibernating.” Director Zack Snyder’s 2009 “Watchmen” film version closely followed the 1986 DC Comics work and Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

‘The future of life on Earth lies in the balance’ a picture essay

Almost 600 conservation experts have signed a letter by the wildlife charity WWF, published to coincide with UN report into loss of biodiversity Almost 600 conservation experts have signed the Call4Nature open letter written by wildlife charity WWF, which is being published to coincide with the IPBES report (see letter below). Overfishing We are overfishing our oceans at an alarming rate and choking them with plastic and other pollutants. If we want to see healthy seas that will continue to provide us with food, we need to stop this over-exploitation, protect our incredible marine environments and make sustainable fishing the norm, as we see here. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, chef and vice-president of Fauna and Flora International Conservation of Atlantic Tuna) regulations …

Dr Ruth: ‘Nobody has any business being naked in bed if they havent decided to have sex’

Sex therapist, child of the Holocaust, former sniper Dr Ruth Westheimer has lived more than most. Now 90, shes as busy as ever and still has strong opinions on pornography and consent Early this spring, the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC, famous as a time capsule of American history and culture, reached out to Dr Ruth Westheimer and asked her to donate an object to its vast collection. Its there that you can find such iconic totems of Americana as the glittery red shoes Judy Garland wore in The Wizard of Oz, or influential TV cook Julia Childs kitchen, fully reassembled. Soon you will also be able to find the microphone that Westheimer used at WYNY, the New York radio …

‘Game Of Thrones’ Won’t Stop Hinting At That Dark Daenerys Theory

You mad after that episode of “ Wasn’t this supposed to be a victory lap? The Long Night,” Arya (Maisie Williams) shattered the But apparently, death doesn’t have anything on Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey). Arya’s been practicing that dagger switch for a while, dude), Cersei did her prep work. In Episode 4, she dealt the dragon queen two shocking losses: Missandei (Nathalie Emmanuel) and her baby boy Rhaegal.  As much as we loved Missandei, she was probably on borrowed time already, planning a beach getaway with Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson) before the battle with the dead even began. Grey Worm is, understandably, heartbroken.  And in addition to that loss ― among ongoing struggles with With that, it looks like a well-worn …

Peggy Lipton: Twin Peaks and The Mod Squad star dies aged 72

Actor shot to fame in the 1960s playing a hippie undercover cop and returning to television with David Lynchs cult series Peggy Lipton, a star of the groundbreaking late 1960s TV show The Mod Squad and the 1990s show Twin Peaks, has died of cancer aged 72. Lipton died surrounded by her family, her daughters, Rashida and Kidada Jones, said in a statement. We are heartbroken that our beloved mother passed away from cancer today, they said. She made her journey peacefully with her daughters and nieces by her side. We feel so lucky for every moment we spent with her. We cant put all of our feelings into words right now but we will say: Peggy was, and will …