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First look at mysterious Crocodile Dundee revival project
A mysterious revival of iconic Australian film franchise Crocodile Dundee has been revealed — with Paul Hogan putting his stamp of approval on the "new generation" instalment.The reboot was confirmed overnight with the release of...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:40:42 +1200
Here's why Chicago is actually a great name for Kim and Kanye's baby
Leave it to Kanye and Kim Kardashian West to put their own spin on the Friday afternoon news dump, the Washington Post writes.The couple took to Kim's app (duh) to officially announce the name of their third child, who was born...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:44:05 +1200
Zac Efron to play infamous serial killer Ted Bundy in new film
Zac Efron has released the first image of himself in character as Ted Bundy as production gets underway on the highly-anticipated movie about the infamous serial killer.The actor, 30, uploaded to Instagram a black and white photo...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:25:08 +1200
Family: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night. Dana and Adria Petty...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:20:09 +1200
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:ABC's "This Week" — To be announced.___NBC's "Meet the Press" — To be announced.___CBS' "Face the Nation" — White House budget director Mick Mulvaney; Sen. Dianne...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:15:11 +1200
Family: Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose, according to medical examiner
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family: Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose, according to medical examiner.
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:15:09 +1200
Oscar winner Dorothy Malone, mom on 'Peyton Place,' has died
DALLAS (AP) — Actress Dorothy Malone, who won hearts of 1960s television viewers as the long-suffering mother in the nighttime soap "Peyton Place," died Friday in her hometown of Dallas at age 93.Malone died in an assisted living...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 12:34:05 +1200
Tom Hardy's astounding Nineties rap mixtape has emerged online
The path to fame is rarely smooth. There are the embarrassing acting gigs, the appearances on gameshows and adverts for deeply unglamorous products. For Bafta-winner and popular CBeebies Bedtime Stories narrator Tom Hardy, there...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:55:05 +1200
Tabloid held porn star's 2011 interview after Trump threat
NEW YORK (AP) — A tabloid magazine held back from publishing an adult film star's 2011 account of an alleged affair with Donald Trump after the future president's personal lawyer threatened to sue, four former employees of the tabloid's...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:00:21 +1200
Harvey Weinstein a 'complete creep' - Kiwi filmmaker and writer Anthony McCarten
An Oscar-nominated Kiwi filmmaker and writer has spoken of how he actively avoided Harvey Weinstein, because the shamed Hollywood mogul had such a "ghastly reputation".Anthony McCarten, a New Zealand-born writer based in London...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:00:00 +1200
Weekend Rewind: Cricket flashbacks feature Hadlee, Crowe and Cairns
It wouldn't be a New Zealand summer without cricket. From international tests, to social games at the park, over the years the sport has provided plenty of great local screen moments.From 1965, this newsreel item shows highlights...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:51:48 +1200
Michael Douglas accused of masturbating in front of a well-known journalist
Michael Douglas has been accused of unzipping his pants and masturbating in front of a well-known journalist.Susan Braudy has spoken publicly for the first time about an incident she claims occurred in the 1980s, when she was working...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 10:45:07 +1200
Los Angeles Times loses publisher, gets union
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Times Publisher and Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn was placed on an unpaid leave of absence amid allegations of past improper behavior, it was announced Friday.The news followed word that Times journalists...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:50:06 +1200
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending January 18, 2018:Top Songs1. Havana (feat. Young Thug), Camila Cabello2. The Champion (feat. Ludacris), Carrie Underwood3. Perfect, Ed Sheeran4. Meant to Be (feat. Florida...
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 08:40:09 +1200
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:NOT...