Tuesday , 25 September 2018

Entertainment

For Bill Cosby and chief accuser, a day of reckoning arrives

Bill Cosby faces a good chance of being sent to prison Tuesday, when a judge is expected to sentence the TV star who was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. Cosby, 81, will have the opportunity to speak in court before he is sentenced. The once-beloved actor and comedian, dubbed “America’s Dad” for his role as …

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Box office top 20: 'The House With a Clock' is no. 1

A trio of wide-releases sputtered while the gothic family fantasy “The House With a Clock in Its Walls,” starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, ticked its way to a weekend-best $26.6 million in ticket sales, according to final box-office figures Monday. The Universal Pictures release, produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment, exceeded industry expectations on a weekend that was otherwise …

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Celine Dion to end Las Vegas concert residency next year

Las Vegas will soon have to find a way to go on without Celine Dion, who announced Monday that her concert residency will end next year. The Canadian music star took to social media to confirm that she will leave Caesars Palace in June 2019, a decision that brought “mixed emotions.” “Las Vegas has become my home and performing at …

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Prince Harry, Meghan Markle show their athleticism at event with kids

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle showed their athletic skills Monday at the Coach Core Awards, where they recognized young people training to be sports coaches. Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, ditched sneakers and wore stiletto heels along with a navy asymmetrical jacket by Oscar Delta Renta and pants by Altuzarra. She went head to head with her new husband, the …

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BTS just made history at the UN: Here are 5 things you need to know about the group

Jeff Benjamin is a Billboard contributor who writes the site’s K-pop column. At this point, it’s nearly impossible to ignore the growing impact of BTS. The South Korean–based boy band is making their debut on “Good Morning America” on Wednesday, Sept. 26, coming through with a hurricane of exciting activities as they hit New York City. Whether or not you’ve …

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Legendary producer who helped launch original 'Star Wars' film trilogy has died

Gary Kurtz, a legendary film producer who launched the original “Star Wars” trilogy alongside George Lucas, has died. He was 78. Friends and colleagues say Kurtz had been fighting cancer for about a year. He died Sunday in North London, England, according to a family statement provided by his daughter, Tiffany Hillkurtz. “Gary was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, friend, …

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