• The IndependentGame of Thrones season 7: White Crawlers? Map shows how far Jon Snow has travelled since Hardhome compared to his enemies

    As exquisitely crafted as Game of Thrones season 7 is, it’s a fair criticism that the plot is being a little hurried through (we focus on this in our review of the latest episode), with the season having been likened to “a tabletop RPG that’s sped up because everyone has to go home soon.” This is true of some characters Read more...

  • The San Diego Union-TribuneOld Globe's 'Hamlet' a towering ode to tragedy

    Sprawled belly-down on a bed, scrawling in a notebook as he ponders the prospect of a “consummation” with the grave; in the Old Globe’s powerful new staging of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, Hamlet delivers a “to be or not be” speech steeped in death and ecstasy and the specter of unholy unions.It so happens that the place where he conjugates his Read more...

  • CNN'Deadpool 2' stunt person dead after on-set accident

    (CNN)A female stunt person has died while performing a motorcycle stunt on the set of “Deadpool 2,” according to a statement from the Vancouver police. The name of the victim has not been released.WorkSafeBC, which oversees occupational safety in the province, and The Coroners Service of British Columbia are leading the investigation, police said. The incident took place at the Read more...

  • ABCTaylor Swift hopes verdict inspires assault victims

    Immediately after a jury determined that Taylor Swift had been groped by a radio station host before a concert in Denver, the singer-songwriter turned to one of her closest allies — her mother — and later said she hoped the verdict would inspire other victims of sexual assault. Swift hugged her crying mother after the six-woman, two-man jury said in Read more...

  • Access HollywoodLate Chester Bennington & Chris Cornell Honored With Live Performance By Cornell's Daughter & OneRepublic

    The late rock singers Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington were honored by Cornell’s 12-year-old daughter and the band OneRepublic during a moving and heartfelt live performance Friday. Toni Cornell and OneRepublic sang “Hallelujah” on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” The two late singers were close friends, and Bennington was the godfather to Chris Cornell’s 11-year-old son, Chris. Cornell hanged himself in Read more...

  • Associated PressTaylor Swift hopes verdict inspires assault victims

    Taylor Swift hopes verdict inspires assault victims Associated Press – 15 August 2017 03:29-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Read more on Associated Press.

  • BBC NewsStuntwoman dies on set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver

    A stuntwoman has died in a motorcycle accident while filming Deadpool 2 in the Canadian city of Vancouver.The stuntwoman, named by Canadian media as Joi SJ Harris, was killed on Monday morning, police said. Witnesses described how the woman lost control of the bike, jumped a kerb and crashed into a building.The Marvel Comics sequel stars Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds Read more...

  • Daily HeraldHow Highland Park native went from 'movie-crazy kid' to 'Menashe' producer

    While studying movies at Highland Park High School, Alex Lipschultz realized his taste in cinema already veered more toward the eccentric and less toward the mainstream. “I was seeing a lot of Hollywood movies then,” Lipschultz remembered, “and they were quite silly.” related advertisement video "Menashe" trailer … Read more on Daily Herald.

  • Detroit Free PressTaylor Swift wins – Jury believes she was groped

    Taylor Swift has won.After just a few hours of deliberation, the jury in Swift’s groping trial reached a unanimous verdict Monday: They believe Swift was groped — assaulted and battered, in the legal terminology — by ex-Denver radio DJ David Mueller in 2013. Also, the jury decided that Swift’s mother, Andrea Swift, and a manager, Frank Bell, were not responsible for Read more...

  • Chicago TribuneRedheaded siblings play it loud and proud in White Mystery

    The next time the brother-and-sister band named White Mystery is scheduled to play is Sunday at 8 p.m., when they are scheduled to be among the many performers at the Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest (www.glenwoodave.org). It’s a relatively modest stop on what has been for them a nearly 10-year-long, staunchly independent and wildly active journey that has taken them to Read more...