October 20, 2017 9:12 AM Hollywood to the rescue: Can pop culture fight climate change?
"Cli-fi" movies are turning global warming into apocalyptic drama, but the genre's latest release – Geostorm – has been slammed as insensitive to climate-change victims. Can a good story motivate people to take action? Disaster movie "Geostorm" opens in cinemas this week, starring Gerard Butler as a rocket scientist tasked with saving the world after 365
October 19, 2017 2:31 AM Kevin Smith to donate residuals from his Weinstein-produced films to Women in Film
Kevin Smith, the director of indie hits "Clerks" and "Chasing Amy," has vowed to donate all his future residuals from his Weinstein-produced films to the nonprofit organization Women in Film. "My entire career is tied up with the man," Smith said in an expletive-filled emotional episode of his podcast "Hollywood Babble-On". "It's been a weird f------ 116
October 18, 2017 10:03 PM Sheeran cancels parts of Asian tour, S'pore shows unaffected
British singer Ed Sheeran has cancelled several shows on his Asian tour, after it was revealed that he fractured his wrist and elbow in a bicycle accident earlier this week. In an Instagram post yesterday, the 26-year-old said the injuries will leave him unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future. "Sadly, this means that the following shows 72
October 18, 2017 7:21 PM Marisa Coughlan Comes Forward With Harvey Weinstein Story: "He Wanted to Barter Sex for Movie Roles"
The actress, who now also works as a writer, recalls a string of encounters with the disgraced movie mogul who she claims propositioned her multiple times while she worked for Miramax. The Peninsula Hotel. A powerful movie mogul. An actress whose star was on the rise. A penthouse meeting about movie projects and a promise for starring roles in upcoming 73
October 15, 2017 11:18 AM Motion picture academy kicks out disgraced Harvey Weinstein
LOS ANGELES - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled Harvey Weinstein on Saturday amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations against the disgraced Hollywood mogul. An emergency meeting of its 54-member board of governors, which includes stars such as Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg and Laura Dern, voted "well in excess 87
October 15, 2017 8:38 AM Harvey Weinstein: Woody Allen 'sad' for producer over sexual assault allegations
Woody Allen has said he is "sad" for Harvey Weinstein as the producer faces numerous allegations of sexual assault. The filmmaker said he had heard rumours but not "these horror stories" after a number of women came forward to accuse Weinstein of assault. Weinstein has been credited with reviving Allen's career after Allen was accused of abusing Dylan 57
October 14, 2017 9:05 PM Coordinated care for breast cancer is now being offered in Siouxland
NORTH SIOUX CITY | Kristi Mullins calls the team of health care professionals who treated her for breast cancer her "dream team." The 45-year-old Sioux City woman was diagnosed with the disease that is estimated to claim more than 40,600 U.S. women's lives this year after having a 3D mammogram in July. She was swiftly referred to Midlands Clinic's Coordinated 69
October 13, 2017 9:49 PM OneDrive for Windows 10 Mobile and PC updated with new features
Microsoft today pushed out a new update for its OneDrive app for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile. The app has been bumped to new version 17.26.0. The update comes with some new features for the OneDrive application. The updated app comes with support for the 360-degree video support and more. Users can now watch the videos stored on the Onedrive app in 360-degree 56
October 13, 2017 1:51 AM NYC, London police taking fresh look at Weinstein claims
NEW YORK — Police detectives in New York City and London are taking a fresh look into sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein now that some 30 women have accused the Hollywood film producer of inappropriate conduct. New York Police Department spokesman Peter Donald said Thursday that investigators are reviewing police files to see if anyone 59
October 12, 2017 11:10 PM Is sexual harassment Hollywood's dirty big secret?
Dana Brunetti has produced a number of big films over the years: “Captain Phillips,” “The Social Network,” “Fifty Shades of Grey.” But he’s never liked to tell people that he’s a movie producer. “I hate telling people I’m a producer because of the stereotype,” Brunetti said. “Because of the ick factor of hitting on girls and ‘I can get you a role in a movie 69