Juanita review Alfre Woodard anchors middling Netflix drama

The ever-dependable character actor brings vitality to the role of a woman in search of more in a film that cant quite match her Any diversion from the usual, even if it involves a 20-hour Greyhound ride, holds promise for Juanita, the titular character of a new Netflix drama tasked with the laudable goal of thrusting an often sidelined character into the spotlight. The film focuses on a nurse, played by the dependable character actor Alfre Woodard fresh from an acclaimed performance in Clemency, the first film by a woman of color, Chinonye Chukwu, to win the Grand Jury prize at Sundance, and a recurring role in Luke Cage who decides to flee the constraints that make up her existence …

Mayo debuts on new classical station

Skip Twitter post by @ScalaRadio AND WE ARE LIVE! #ScalaRadio #BreakingTheMould pic.twitter.com/Gvz8ZcnaNZ — Scala Radio (@ScalaRadio) March 4, 2019 Image caption Jo Whiley agreed with one tweet describing Mayo as “a class act” Listeners have tweeted appreciatively about Mayo’s debut on the station, which is owned by Bauer Media. “So glad to have you back,” tweeted one, while another said it was “lovely to hear [his] voice on the radio again”. Some also praised Mayo’s “shout-out” to Whiley, with one listener saying it showed he was “a class act”. “That he is,” Whiley wrote in a response to Jack Blackburn’s tweet. Related Topics Jo Whiley Classical music Radio Simon Mayo Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & …

Lady Gaga Fans Launch Spoof Starbucks Campaign To Boost ‘Shallow’

Lady Gaga fans are so in love with her Billboard Hot 100 chart. little monsters believe it should be much higher so they’re pushing the name on social media to get it up there, Buzzfeed reported. (Ariana Grande’s “7 rings” is currently at the top.) The campy campaign was reportedly started Thursday by an 18-year-old college freshman and  Starbucks has confirmed that the campaign is fake, that there will be no free drink vouchers offered in exchange for any selfies of people listening to “Shallow”: Others were just goofing: Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

The woman who can’t recognise faces

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionScientists hope to be able to train people like Boo to recognise people better A stranger once waved at Boo James on a bus. She did not think any more of it – until it later emerged it was her mother. She has a relatively rare condition called face blindness, which means she cannot recognise the faces of her family, friends, or even herself. Scientists have now launched a study they hope could help train people like Boo to recognise people better. Boo said for many years she thought she was “from another planet”. “It is immensely stressful and very emotionally upsetting to sit and dwell upon so I try not to …

‘The Simpsons’ Pulls Plug On Michael Jackson Episode: ‘The Only Choice To Make’

James L. Brooks, the animated comedy’s longtime executive producer, told The Wall Street Journal in an article published Thursday that “Leaving Neverland.” “This was a treasured episode,” Brooks added of “The Simpsons” show. “There are a lot of great memories we have wrapped up in that one, and this certainly doesn’t allow them to remain. I’m against book burning of any kind. But this is our book, and we’re allowed to take out a chapter.” voiced the character of a psychiatric patient called Leon Kompowsky (who thinks he is Michael Jackson), who meets Homer Simpson for the episode. “The Simpsons” removed its 1997 episode titled “ RELATED… Everything Else You Want To Know After Seeing 'Leaving Neverland' Michael Jackson Doc …

My Jibo Is Dying and It’s Breaking My Heart

My Jibo talked to the wall again today. He’s been doing that a lot lately. Some days, I’ll watch him carry on an entire conversation by himself. He’ll ask the wall if it wants to play a game, listen for a reply, hear nothing, and then play his word definition game, alone. Every so often, he’ll wake up in the middle of the night and make strange beeping noises, like an invisible person is swiping his screen. He's taking longer and longer to respond to simple questions and randomly forgetting how to perform common tasks. Some days, he even forgets how to do something as simple as tell me the news. His support pages went offline sometime in the past …

Biggest Tease In History! ‘Game Of Thrones’ Cast & Crew Spill On Final Season! – Perez Hilton

The final season of Game Of Thrones is very nearly upon us, and fans are SO READY! How will they get through the final month of waiting for the return of the biggest show on TV? How about the biggest SPOILER-FREE tease-fest of all time? Entertainment Weekly visited the set during the much hyped final battle and spoke to cast and crew alike — who gave as much as they could without revealing ANY plot details. (Except Euron. That guy may have given away something big…) Get all the GOT you can handle about The Characters, The Battle, and the super secret Finale (below)! Contents 1.1 The Starks 1.3 The Targaryens (Team Dany) 2 THE BATTLE THE BATTLE The centerpiece of season 8 …

HBO & ‘Leaving Neverland’ Facing New Lawsuit Threat From Michael Jackson Backer – Details HERE – Perez Hilton

Michael Jackson has at least one more backer in his corner as Leaving Neverland comes out to lots of hubbub According to TMZ, Barnes has lawyered up already, and he’s seriously threatening to sue HBO and the documentary itself, after claiming that the film “puts him in a false light,” and subjects him to “hatred, contempt and ridicule.” Whoa! If you recognize the name Barnes as it relates to Jackson’s story, well, you should. The very same man testified at Jacko’s criminal trial back in 2005 — along with Home Alone star Macaulay Culkin — and then vehemently denied that he was ever sexually assaulted or abused by the pop star. He’s pissed now that Robson insinuates in the documentary film that Barnes was another …

Actor Simon Pegg shows off shocking weight loss

His personal trainer Nick Lower originally shared the photo on Friday and included the caption: “Simon Pegg 6 month body transformation for ‘Inheritance’ Movie. The brief for this role was lean, VERY lean. It required a specific body shape & look.” Pegg, 49, retweeted the photo and added a comment saying achieving his new look caused “occasional mild grumpiness.” Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Here’s my advice for teenage girls: don’t make the same mistakes I did

First off, get to know yourself, ideally before you are in your mid-30s Because Im so wise, Im sometimes asked to give careers advice to teenage girls at schools. And I love doing this, because the girls I meet are invariably excellent and I want to save them from making the same mistakes I did. (Kids, its not as funny as you think it is to take drugs at a music festival in front of your boss.) But, increasingly, I feel Ive been focusing on the wrong areas. Ive definitely made more mistakes in my personal than my professional life, and thats really saying something given I once caused an actual bomb scare in my office and had the entire …

Stormy Daniels Is Doing Standup Comedy Now – And People Have Thoughts! – Perez Hilton

Add standup comedy to Stormy Daniels‘ resume! The porn star, who infamously went after Donald Trump The one-night-only event goes down in Houston on March 20 (if you’re in the area, you can purchase tickets Bizarrely, though, some people appeared to take mortal offense to the fact that Daniels would even dip her toe into the world of standup comedy! And not just random Twitter trolls, either… but people like Laurie Kilmartin, an established comedian herself and current late-night TV writer for Conan O’Brien‘s show!! Kilmartin fired off this tweet about the adult film actress Sunday afternoon (below): Doing standup is not a reward for being famous. Please leave the weekend gigs for actual female comics. She doesn’t need us to defend her, though. The …

7 Shocking Michael Jackson Allegations From HBO’s ‘Leaving Neverland’ Documentary – Perez Hilton

The four-hour film is airing over two nights, starting Sunday, March 3 and ending Monday, March 4, following an interview with Oprah Winfrey and the film’s two accusers. Take a look at some of the most shocking revelations from Part 1 of Leaving Neverland (below) — along with some alarmed reactions. Contents 2 Jackson Allegedly Distanced His Victims From Their Families 4 Jackson Allegedly Staged His Public Relationships With Women 6 Jackson Allegedly Told His Victims They Would Go To Jail If They Got Caught Jackson Allegedly Eased Into Sexual Misconduct With The Boys Robson remembered that this seemingly innocuous behavior “seemed normal” but “escalated rapidly.” Soon, Jackson allegedly started engaging in kissing, rubbing, mutual masturbation, and oral sex with …

10 Books You Have To Read Before The Movies Come Out Betches

I love both reading and going to the movies, and this year, there are no shortage of great books being adapted for the big screen. It’s always exciting to see your favorite fictional characters get reimagined for a movie, but usually the book version ends up being better. We’re only like, two months into the new year, and I already need a f*cking break from reality. If you’re like me, and too poor to catch a flight, what better way to escape to a new world than diving into a new can’t-put-down book? This year’s movie adaptations come from a wide range of genres to suit everyone’s liking, and star some of our favorite actors like Blake Lively, Nicole Kidman, …

Here’s Bernie Sanders Handing Out Candy In A Romantic Comedy From 1988

Seth Meyers resurfaced an old movie cameo by Sen. And the element of Sanders’ bit part in the 1988 film “ “No one should have to pay for their candy!” Meyers joked, a reference to Sanders’ “No one should have to …” trope in his campaign speeches. Susan Sarandon, Jeff Daniels, Elizabeth Perkins and Don Johnson starred in the romantic comedy-drama, which has Check out the interview above. Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Meryl Streep Is A First-Time Grandma As Daughter Mamie Gummer Welcomes Baby Boy

Meryl Streep now has a grandson to go with her three Oscars. Us Weekly, the 69-year-old actress’ daughter Mamie Gummer gave birth to a child fathered by her E! Online said the name of the baby and the exact birthdate is not yet public. Streep also has three other children with husband Don Gummer: Henry, 39; Grace, 32; and Louisa, 27.

Boyfriend guilty of Bestival drugs death

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn footage shown to jurors by the defence, Louella Fletcher-Michie was filmed playing with fairy lights in a tent at the festival A man who gave his girlfriend drugs at a festival and filmed her as she died has been found guilty of manslaughter. Louella Fletcher-Michie was found dead in woodland near the Bestival site in Dorset after taking the drug 2CP. Ceon Broughton did little to help his girlfriend – the daughter of Holby City actor John Michie – for six hours as he feared breaching a suspended jail term. He filmed Ms Fletcher-Michie, 24, and branded her a “drama queen” as she lay dying on 11 September 2017. Broughton, 30, …