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Time's Up was created in response to the women, such as Judd and Sorvino, and men who spoke out about allegedly experiencing sexual harassment and assault by powerful people in the industry, including Weinstein, Kevin Spacey, Louis C.K. "Empire" showrunner Lee said: "Get ready for some more 'Get Outs , ' 'Black Panthers;' we're here and we're not going anywhere". The next award went to Jordan Peele , who took home Best Original Screenplay for his film, Get Out .
  • 'Black Panther' is Now 10th Highest Grossing US Film Of All Time

    'Black Panther' is Now 10th Highest Grossing US Film Of All Time

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    That's the third-largest third weekend of all-time after " Star Wars: The Force Awakens " ($90.2 million) and " Avatar " ($68.5 million). In a distant second place was the opening weekend of Red Sparrow , which grossed $17 million domestic, and in third the first weekend for the remake of Death Wish , which grossed $13 million.
  • ESPN's new boss is Disney executive James Pitaro

    ESPN's new boss is Disney executive James Pitaro

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    Pitaro has been chair of Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media since 2016. Skipper cited a "substance addiction" in announcing his immediate resignation on December 18, and ESPN has been led on an interim basis by George Bodenheimer , a former network president.
  • Orange-hued American flag pins for gun safety campaign at Oscars

    Orange-hued American flag pins for gun safety campaign at Oscars

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    The founder of Moms Demand Action, a grassroots arm of Everytown, said the group saw 75,000 new volunteers and that she thinks "the Parkland shooting was the straw that broke the camel's back for most Americans to get off the sidelines". The orange flag pins aren't the only way celebrities are lending their support to gun reform. Gun control is still seen as a largely partisan issue, but celebrities standing up in protest - silent or otherwise - can only help the cause.
  • Emma Watson's New 'Times up' Tattoo Has Glaring Grammatical Error

    Emma Watson's New 'Times up' Tattoo Has Glaring Grammatical Error

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    The 27-year-old actress accessorised her elegant black velvet dress by debuting a significant black inking on the inside of her right arm, which spelled out the words " Times Up ". Nasty font, awkward placement and missing apostrophe. (A source confirms to THR that the tattoo is temporary.) Unfortunately, the misspelling is, at least grammatically, a little problematic.
  • Netflix Releases 'Black Mirror' Teaser Announcing Season 5 Renewal

    Netflix Releases 'Black Mirror' Teaser Announcing Season 5 Renewal

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    It's also unclear how many episodes there will be in the anthology's fifth season. Black Mirror Seasons 1-4 are all streaming now on Netflix . The first (and most important, in our opinions) is when are we going to be seeing more Black Mirror? Of course the episodes can run as long as 90 minutes so they really are short films at their core, but seeing filmmakers like Joe Wright , Dan Trachtenberg , and Jodie Foster play around in the Black Mirror world has been a joy.
  • Kevin Smith recovering at home after massive heart attack

    Kevin Smith recovering at home after massive heart attack

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    Kevin was filming a new standup special Monday in Glendale, Calif., when he started feeling ill and canceled his second show to head to the hospital. "I don't want to say I feel like a dead man walking, but I do feel like I'm not supposed to be here anymore, and it doesn't make me want to leave, but it makes me appreciate how ...
  • China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

    China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

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    The outlay compares with a seven per cent increase last year and 7.6 per cent in 2016, which marked the first time in six years that spending growth was not in double figures. The PLA has stocked up on stealth fighter jets, warships and high-tech weaponry over the years. "We will spread the use of practices developed on free trade zones all over the country", Li said.
  • China NPC: Economy growth target 'around 6.5%' in 2018

    China NPC: Economy growth target 'around 6.5%' in 2018

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    China is now the worlds second largest economy, but a reliance on borrowing has led to pressing political concerns about debt risk. China maintained its growth target for 2018, despite the economy surpassing the goal a year ago, as the government aims to contain corporate debt and rein in pollution.
  • Exit poll shows the Italian election is heading for a hung parliament

    Exit poll shows the Italian election is heading for a hung parliament

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    That raises the prospect of League leader Matteo Salvini, who has promised to shut down Roma camps, deport hundreds of thousands of migrants and tackle the "danger" of Islam, becoming Italy's next prime minister. Prolonged political stalemate could make heavily indebted Italy the focus of market concern in Europe, now that the threat of German instability has receded after the revival on Sunday of a grand coalition under Chancellor Angela Merkel.
  • Oscars 2018: Pixar's 'Coco' honored as best animated feature

    Oscars 2018: Pixar's 'Coco' honored as best animated feature

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    The victor of the best animated short Oscar was "Dear Basketball", a poem written by Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant after ending his 20-year career on the court in 2016. ".the biggest thank you of all to the people of Mexico", he said. " Coco " tells the story of 12-year-old Miguel , whose dream of becoming a musician clashes with a family prohibition going back generations.
  • Russian Olympics doping doc 'Icarus' wins Best Documentary at Oscars

    Russian Olympics doping doc 'Icarus' wins Best Documentary at Oscars

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    The awarding ceremony is taking place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and is being broadcasted by ABC. However, as Fogel enlisted the help of Grigory Rodchenkov - the head of Russia's anti-doping - the film soon took a very different and dramatic turn, as Rodchenkov revealed the extent of his country's state-sponsored doping ahead of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.
  • Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan says he is perfectly all right

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan says he is perfectly all right

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    P Jayarajan immediately contacted the Chief Minister's office, CPM state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan and northern region DGP Rajesh Diwan. "Seeing me, he was telling a friend of his, 'Why doesn't some vehicle run over this fellow?' Reports that my platelet count had fallen were created by such people", he said.
  • Rachel Shenton uses sign language to deliver the acceptance speech

    Rachel Shenton uses sign language to deliver the acceptance speech

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    Young actress Maisie Sly, who is deaf, plays Libby, who lives in a world of silence until a social worker teaches her the gift of communication. Shenton stayed true to her word and signed her acceptance speech after making a promise to the lead actress, six-year-old Maisie Sly, even though she was shaking with nerves.
  • In pics: Rochelle-Keith exchange wedding vows in Tamil Nadu

    In pics: Rochelle-Keith exchange wedding vows in Tamil Nadu

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    The two had got engaged in 2017 after a courtship of two and half years. The couple haven't revealed their wedding destination but, going by the pictures, it appears that they had a beach wedding. She is also a very fun person, and has a great sense of humour. How Bigg Boss helped Keith and Rochelle strengthen their relationship, Keith stated, "Well Big Boss was the one place where we got to know the other side of each other, since we were forced to be living together for a long time, ...