Actress Rebel Wilson loses bid to keep most of her defamation payout

The Supreme Court of Victoria state awarded her an Australian-record payout of $3.4 million ($4.7 million AUD) after a jury concluded she’d missed out on film roles because of the articles. Wilson had sought $5 million ($7 million AUD) in damages. But this June the amount was reduced by 90 percent after the magazine’s publishers, Bauer Media, appealed. Victoria’s Court of Appeal said Wilson could not prove economic loss, or that she’d missed out on film contracts as a result …

Pokemon film scenes shot in Highlands

Ms Davidson, who is also leader of Highland Council, said: “We will have to wait and see what impact the Pokemon movie has on the Highlands. “But through the years some other films, and television programmes, have left a lasting legacy. “Plockton is still remembered for Hamish Macbeth, and Glenfinnan for Harry Potter.” Related Topics Film Cannich Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

‘Fantastic Beasts’ plunges deeper into pre-Harry Potter world

(CNN)More workmanlike than magical, “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” nevertheless feels like an upgrade from its predecessor, one that adds star power, introduces key characters and lays the foundation for a genuine “Wizarding World” franchise. To call J.K. Rowling’s mythology-heavy plot dense would be an understatement, but the film has enough epic heft to feel like a genuine blockbuster. Having Grindelwald on the loose presents a challenge for Newt, who is caught up in the world of wizardly politics, …

How WWI shaped the nature of screen news

Image copyright Sam Dodge Image caption The kind of ancient Moy and Bastie camera which the newsreel cameramen used in World War 1 “War broke out in July 1914 but it wasn’t until almost the end of 1915 that British news cameramen were allowed to France,” he says. “Partly it was that film had been seen as entertainment for the working class – no-one in Whitehall knew what to make of endless requests from companies like Pathe for access to …

John Oliver Just Uncovered Trump’s Worst Movie Role

Trump won a “worst supporting actor” Razzie Award in 1991 for his performance in “Ghosts Can’t Do It.” Oliver then shared a scene from the film that featured Trump making a “kissy face,” which led to this reaction:  “That kissy face is the single most disgusting thing that’s ever been in a movie ― and I’m very much including ‘The Human Centipede,’” Oliver said. “It won’t remotely surprise you to know that he has not drained the swamp even one …

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is ‘Cracking Jokes’ After Breaking Ribs, Nephew Says

Daniel Stiepleman, who wrote the script for the film “On the Basis of Sex” about his aunt’s work as a young lawyer, with input from the justice herself, told Reuters the 85-year-old Ginsburg was “doing great.” Ginsburg was hospitalized in Washington after suffering three fractured ribs from a fall. Hours later, Hollywood got its first look at the new film about her pioneering work. “She is a woman who, like countless generations of women before her and since, withstood the …

Broadway ditches age-old processes to run shows with iPads

(CNN)From Elsa’s magic in Frozen — and those gigantic ice shards that rise from the stage — to social media taking on a nearly principle role in Dear Evan Hansen, the Great White Way produces some of Broadway’s most elaborate and technical stage spectacles two times a day. David McQueen, research director at tech advisory firm ABI Research, says the move to streamline large-scale productions to tablets makes sense. “Tablets are gaining traction in many industries and businesses, from education …

George Lopez charged with battery after Hooters fight with man voicing pro-Trump rhetoric

Reps for Lopez did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment. The incident reportedly took place back in October when the actor was in Las Cruces filming a faith-based movie, “Walking with Herb.” TMZ obtained footage of an unidentified man who started hectoring Lopez with comments about his politics and yelling, “MAGA.” CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO OF LOPEZ’S FIGHT At the beginning of the video, the man appears to be waiting for Lopez as the star enters the restaurant. …

Gatiss’s ‘tour de force’ as George III

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nigel Hawthorne and Helen Mirren co-starred in the 1994 film version Debra Gillett and Adrian Scarborough also appear in Adam Penford’s revival, which will be screened live in cinemas on 20 November. George III reigned from 1760 to 1820, during which time Britain lost its American colonies in America’s war of independence. The king makes a cameo appearance in musical hit Hamilton, in which he is seen berating the revolting colonists for “making him …

Douglas Rain, Voice Of HAL In ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ Dies

His death was announced in a news release from the Stratford Festival, a repertory theater festival in Canada. Rain was one of the founders of the festival. Rain had not been Kubrick’s first choice for HAL, The New York Times said in March. Oscar-winning actor Martin Balsam had recorded the part with the full range of human emotions, even crying at one point. Rain met none of the other actors on the film, recording his part in a studio at …

Veterans Day: By the time I saw my VA doctor, he said it was too late

Those words hit me like a ton of bricks. I was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer. Had I been seen by a doctor sooner, my cancer could have been detected before it had progressed so far. Now it was too late. My cancer was so advanced the VA wouldn’t even offer me a treatment option. I had joined the U.S. Army in 1989 as a young, ambitious kid. I honorably served my country for 18 years in the infantry …