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Emily Blunt slams Cannes for banning flats on the red carpet

The Cannes Film Festival is coming under scrutiny for its strict dress code after women not wearing high heels were turned away from a premiere.<p>Many are criticizing the festival after Screen International reported that several middle-aged women were refused entry to Sunday's premiere of Todd …

Fortune.com

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Jay Z dings Spotify, YouTube in blistering freestyle at Tidal show

Jay Z performed the first of two special B-sides concerts for Tidal fans on Saturday night in New York, and took shots at the streaming service’s …

Internet responds as expected to Disney movie about white “Sudanese Princess”

Gather ’round, children, and let us tell you a bedtime fairy tale. Disney is making a movie. A simple movie about simple dreams. It’s a dream many …

Natalie Portman Will Be the Latest Actress to Play Jackie Kennedy

Brace yourself for the Portman-aissance.<p>Playing America’s most iconically stylish First Lady seems to be a rite of passage for actresses of a certain brunette hue. <b>Jaclyn Smith, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Roma Downey, Jill Hennessy, Jacqueline Bisset, Jeanne Tripplehorn,</b> and <b>Katie Holmes</b> have all tried …

Run the Jewels new album: El-P teases RTJ3

Run the Jewels owned 2014 with their flamethrower of a second record, <i>Run the Jewels 2</i>. It’s only been out for seven months, but that doesn’t mean …

'Harry...let's talk': James Brooks to Harry Shearer on 'Simpsons' exit

Ned Flanders and Mr. Burns might sound a little different soon: Harry Shearer is going to be replaced on "The Simpsons," the show's top producer says.<p>The actor - whose voice has been a fixture on Fox's animated comedy since it premiered in 1989 - tweeted late Wednesday that he is leaving the show. …

Spotify Racks Up A Streaming Milestone: Artists Settle In For The Fight

Let’s face it. As a consumer society, for better or worse, we are increasingly focused on having it all – having it now – and then moving on. With streaming’s increasing speed, choice and availability, that propensity continues to drive its growth vs. downloading, which is fast becoming the …

Brad Pitt urged not to make Amazon oil spill film by Ecuador

Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s Leftist president, claims book reportedly due to be turned into Brad Pitt film was published with financial assistance from oil giant Chevron<p>Ecuador has launched a campaign calling for Brad Pitt to scrap a film project about pollution in the Amazon that it claims will help …

The Apple Watch is no harder to steal than a Rolex, but it should be

With resale prices skyrocketing, it's too easy for thieves to sell a stolen Apple Watch<p><i>9to5Mac</i> is probably raising some concern among Apple Watch users today, claiming that an a "bug" allows thieves to easily factory reset Apple's smartwatch without knowing your personal code. And everything about …

Smartwatches

Check Out Rihanna's First Dior Campaign

What happens when the pop star has Versailles all to herself?<p><b>Updated 5/18</b>: The video from Rihanna's Dior campaign has just been unveiled, and it's a beautiful thriller, set to bits of the singer's upcoming song "Only If For a Night." In the minute short film by Inez and Vinoodh, Rihanna shimmies, …

People Are Abusing A Facebook Tool Meant To Help People In Nepal

Shortly after the devastating earthquake in Nepal last month, Facebook activated its Safety Check feature, which is intended to let people in disaster-affected areas alert their friends and family that they're out of harm's way. Facebook also turned the feature on this week after another strong …

Social Media

Your Favorite Apps Know More About You Than You Realize

Earlier this week, a long-lost co-worker sent me a request on Trivia Crack. The message flashed on my iPhone’s screen, and then later popped up in my …

The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight numbers are in — they shattered expectations by tens of millions of dollars

The pay-per-view sales figures for the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight are in, and they are mind-boggling.<p>The fight generated a record 4.4 million PPV buys, HBO and Showtime announced , which produced more than $400 million in TV revenue alone.<p>That shatters the previous record of 2.48 million …

Boxing