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Titanic ‘door’ prop that kept Rose alive sells for $718,750

The floating piece of wood which kept Titanic's Rose - alive has been sold for $718,750 at auction.

The floating piece of wood which kept Titanic’s Rose – alive has been sold for $718,750 at auction. Ever since the release of the 1997 film, fans have wondered whether the panel was big enough to fit her love interest Jack as well, saving him from an icy death. The listing noted the prop “has […]

The Crown leads Bafta TV nominations

The final season of Netflix's The Crown leads this year's Bafta TV Award nominations, despite controversy over its depiction of the Royal Family

The final season of Netflix’s The Crown leads this year’s Bafta TV Award nominations, despite controversy over its depiction of the Royal Family. The sixth season of the royal drama, which covers the events of the 1990s including Princess Diana’s death, has been nominated for eight awards. It received mixed reviews from critics, with one […]

The King’s Speech screenwriter and Oscar winner dies aged 86

David Seidler, best known for writing the Oscar-winning film The King’s Speech, has died aged 86. The London-born screenwriter, who had a stammer, brought the true story of how King George VI overcame his speech impediment to the big screen. The 2010 film starred Colin Firth, who also won the best actor Bafta and Oscar […]

Hollywood A-listers are at the Oscars, the biggest night in showbiz

Oscars 2024 Awards: Stars gather for Hollywood’s biggest night today

The 96th Academy Awards began in Hollywood on Sunday from 4:00 pm  Christopher Nolan’s atomic blockbuster “Oppenheimer” is the big winner of the 96th Oscars after scooping seven awards including best picture and best actor for Cillian Murphy The film, which had 13 nominations, also wins best supporting actor for Robert Downey Jr, as well […]

Russell Brand denies Allegations of Molestation on a Movie Shoot

English comedian and actor, Russell Brand has denied sexually assaulting a woman on a film set, saying his accuser has a “faulty memory of the events”. In a civil lawsuit in November, the woman accused the actor and comedian of exposing himself and assaulting her while filming Arthur in 2010. But his lawyers have said […]

Critics savage Dakota Johnson’s Spider-Man spin-off

Madame Web, the fourth film in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe, has been branded a “tangled mess” by critics, who have largely savaged it.  Starring Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney, both the film premise and the acting have come under fire in a string of one-star reviews.  Based on Marvel Comics, the film centres around a paramedic […]

Yemi Alade & Adekunle Gold Appear on the Hollywood Soundtrack for “The Book of Clarence”

Hollywood film, The Book Of Clarence which features soundtracks from Yemi Alade and Adekunle Gold will hit Nigerians cinemas from April 12, 2024. Adekunle Gold will appear on the song “Jeezu,” alongside American rappers Doja Cat and Kodak Black. While Yemi Alade features on “Sacred Love” alongside Jeymes Samuel. The soundtrack album which was released […]

Actors Join Writers In Massive Hollywood Strike

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) has announced it will go on strike, marking the start of the largest Hollywood shutdown in decades. About 160,000 performers will stop work at midnight, and they will join the Writers Guild of America, which has been striking since May 2. SAG members want a fairer split of profits from […]

Jimmy Kimmel to host Oscars for third time

Jimmy Kimmel has been selected to host the Oscars for a third time as he fronts Hollywood’s biggest event on Sunday. The star will be hoping for less controversy than last year when host Chris Rock was slapped by Will Smith. Kimmel took the helm in 2017 – the year of envelopegate – and 2018 […]