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Bill Hader scores in his career — and on LeBron James

Two years after leaving "Saturday Night Live," Bill Hader is busier than ever on the big screen, playing his first romantic leading role in the Amy Schumer comedy "Trainwreck," which opens July 17, and voicing the emotion of Fear in Pixar's high-concept summer hit, "Inside Out." Hader, who is also …

Comedy

Michael Douglas: I was sorry for effect oral sex cancer comments had on my wife

Behind the Candelabra star tells Event magazine he ‘regretted the embarrasment’ to Catherine Zeta-Jones of his comments about oral sex and cancer given in a 2013 Guardian interview<p>Michael Douglas has said he regretted the embarrassment caused to his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, by the revelation two …

Charleston Shooter’s Apparent Manifesto Found Online

The document would appear to answer the question of what motivated him to murder nine black people.<p>What appears to be the manifesto of <b>Dylan Storm Roof</b>, the shooter who killed nine people during a Bible-study group at a historically black Charleston church last week, has surfaced online.<p>At the time …

Bradley Cooper's new movie tells the crazy-but-true story behind inflatable artillery used to trick the Nazis

Deadline reports that 22 & Green, Cooper and his "The Hangover" director Todd Phillips' production company, has teamed with Warner Bros. to adapt the book "The Ghost Army Of World War II: How One Top-Secret Unit Deceived The Enemy with Inflatable Tanks, Sound Effects, And Other Audacious …

U.S. Army
Movies

What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

Political Science

How Robert Iger's 'fearless' deal-making transformed Disney

On his second day on the job as chief executive,<p>Robert Igersteeled himself for a crucial presentation to the Walt Disney Co. board of directors.<p>Disney was still smarting from a hostile takeover attempt, a shareholder revolt and executive suite intrigue spawned in the sunset of the<p>Michael …

Walt Disney Company

Magic Mike XXL Rivalry Heats Up In New Clip

Look out Channing, Stephen “tWitch” Boss can dance.<p>Magic Mike has a new rival—and he has serious moves.<p>When <i>So You Think You Can Dance</i> alum <b>Stephen “tWitch” Boss</b>, who works as the house DJ on <i>Ellen</i>, announced back in 2014 that he had been cast as Mike’s rival in <i>Magic Mike XXL</i>, it was clear that Tatum …

Chvrches Have Finished Recording Their Highly Anticipated Second Album

Chvrches first album, <i>The Bones of What You Believe</i>, was one of the most adored albums of 2013. Their follow up has been hotly anticipated and The Fader reports that we may not have to wait that much longer. The band has announced that they have finished the recording of their new album.<p>The news was …

New Music

THEN & NOW: The cast of 'Entourage' 11 years after the hit HBO show premiered

Since the show ended its eight season run in 2011, the actors and actresses who made up the main cast have gone on to star in numerous television and movie roles — but none have managed to top their "Entourage" fame just yet.<p>See what Vinnie, Eric, Drama, Turtle, and Ari, the rest of the crew have …

TV

When 'Mad Men' Ends, Does TV's Best 'Stealth Feminism' Die, Too?

For seven seasons, Matthew Weiner has devoted himself to creating fascinating, complicated female characters.<p><b>This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p>To write about the women of <i>Mad Men</i> in a way that sidesteps the usual fawning, rhapsodic, pin-up calendar approach is to confront …

GoodFellas review – Scorsese’s gangster masterpiece

(Martin Scorsese, 1990; Warner Bros, 18)<p>The gangster movie began in the silent era with DW Griffith’s primitive <i>The Musketeers of Pig Alley</i> (1912), but it was the talkies and their vibrant soundtracks of chattering machine guns, screeching tyres, hardboiled dialogue and thudding fists on yielding …

Martin Scorsese

Let’s Remember The Rock’s Most Obscure On-Screen Appearances

Premiere: Alela Diane’s ‘Cusp’ Is A Stunning Folk-Piano Document Of Motherhood<p>Caitlin White 02.07.18 14 hours ago<p>No Age’s Latest Album ‘Snares Like A Haircut’ Is A Masterful, Noise-Punk Return<p>Corbin Reiff 02.05.18 3 days ago<p>H.C. McEntire’s Gnarled, Tender ‘LIONHEART’ Is A Country Debut Like No Other<p>…

Camila Cabello

How Did You Become Such a Friggin' Liberal?

I'm often asked by some family and some friends, "How did you become such a Liberal?" Usually not that nicely, but you can guess the rest. The question comes of course from my right leaning friends and family members, which I surprisingly have quite a few. The question generally has a tone of …

Inside Out: Cannes 2015 review

Pixar’s latest film takes us inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl. Our critic Nicholas Barber started out unconvinced – but was well and truly won over by the end.<p>There’s a sublime sketch in Woody Allen’s 1972 comedy, Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex (But Were Afraid To Ask), which …

Animation

Watch All Of Bill Murray’s Wonderfully Crazy Moments With David Letterman

Premiere: Alela Diane’s ‘Cusp’ Is A Stunning Folk-Piano Document Of Motherhood<p>Caitlin White 02.07.18 14 hours ago<p>No Age’s Latest Album ‘Snares Like A Haircut’ Is A Masterful, Noise-Punk Return<p>Corbin Reiff 02.05.18 3 days ago<p>H.C. McEntire’s Gnarled, Tender ‘LIONHEART’ Is A Country Debut Like No Other<p>…

Comedy

Dramatic Looks Are Exchanged In The First Trailer For ‘Steve Jobs’

After the death of Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs biopic at Sony last year, it seemed the ambitious three-scene project would never again see the light of day. Then a miracle happened — Universal took on the film, director Danny Boyle stuck with it, and Michael Fassbender took on the titular role …

Aaron Sorkin
Russia

Johnny Depp's dogs on death row after being 'snuck' into Australia

Australian immigration minister orders an investigation into how Yorkshire terriers Boo and Pistol bypassed quarantine when actor arrived to film latest instalment of Pirates of the Caribbean<p>Australia’s immigration minister, Peter Dutton, has asked for a full report into how film star Johnny Depp’s …

There’s Now Scientific Proof That The ’80s Were Popular Music’s Worst Decade

Fans of ’80s music may want to steel themselves before reading further. Matthias Mauch, an engineer from Queen Mary University in London, decided to take 17,000 songs off the Billboard 100 ranging from 1960 until 2010 and break them down scientifically. They measured things such as timbre, harmony, …

1980s

The Ascendancy of the 'Awkward Older Sister'

From Amys Schumer and Poehler to Grace Helbig and Tavi Gevinson, the Internet has spurred an unprecedented movement of women mentoring teens with compassion, humor, and honesty.<p>As Grace Helbig’s eponymous E! show crept closer to its April 3 premiere, the buzz around her mostly featured either her …

Comedy
George Clooney

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Nicole Kidman And Reese Witherspoon Will Star In The HBO Series ‘Big Little Lies’

Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Reese Witherspoon will star in HBO’s new limited series <i>Big Little Lies</i>. The project was picked up by the cable network after a bidding war with Netflix and according to Deadline, it was the highest-profile limited series package to be shopped around since <i>True</i> …

Hollywood

First image from Quentin Tarantino's The Hateful Eight revealed

Entertainment Weekly cover features Samuel L Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Kurt Russell, stars of the film-maker’s new western<p>Quentin Tarantino has compared new western The Hateful Eight to Reservoir Dogs, his brutal and claustrophobic debut from 1992. As the movie’s first official photograph …

French politicians' sexism prompts protest in print by female journalists

Forty journalists pen open letter complaining about macho habits and ‘lewd paternalism’ three years on from Strauss-Kahn scandal<p>Have you heard the one about the French government minister who suggested interrupting an interview with a journalist to offer to take her to a hotel? Or the politician …

Not If He Were The Last Man on Earth

Fox's new show started as a post-apocalyptic comedy, but has rapidly evolved to become a study of its entitled hero's romantic misadventures.<p>When <i>The Last Man on Earth</i> debuted in March to critical praise and surprisingly strong ratings, it felt like a notable anomaly on network television. In its …

TV

A Topless Feminist Hijacked a Press Conference Hosted by Quebec's Culture Minister

"My uterus, my priority," said the protester, who is rallying against a proposed bill that would limit the number of abortions doctors can perform and cause abortions to no longer be considered a "priority procedure" in Quebec.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>A topless FEMEN …

Feminism

PC Music: the future of pop or 'contemptuous parody'?

Since emerging two years ago, they’ve divided the critics with their strange sounds and highly manufactured image. We meet the collective blurring the lines between art and artifice<p>Let’s just say, Jools wouldn’t get it. If the cast of producers, vocalists, creative directors and conceptual cyber …

Liberland: hundreds of thousands apply to live in world's newest 'country'

Eurosceptic Czech politician Vit Jedlicka reveals aspirations for ‘anti-state’ on 7 sq km patch of Serbo-Croat no man’s land<p>Accessible only by car via miles of winding, dusty Croatian roads, Gornja Siga – current population zero – is an unlikely testing ground for a plan to shape the world’s …

Europe