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Sienna Miller’s tale: 'Having a baby really changed everything'

For a few years Sienna Miller’s biggest roles were in the Leveson Inquiry and Rebekah Brooks’s trial. Now she’s appearing in the Oscar-tipped American Sniper and Foxcatcher. She tells Tom Lamont how she left the courtroom drama behind<p>As a conversation starter, settling down for an hour in the …

Clint Eastwood

January transfer news & rumours: Kane in, Modric out at Madrid?

Goal takes a look at the biggest transfer rumours from the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and beyond as we head into the winter window<p>Kane in, Modric out at Madrid?<p>Harry Kane is set to join Real Madrid this summer and Luka Modric could be on his way out, according to <i>Diario Gol.</i><p>Negotiations with …

'The Hobbit' wins box office for third straight week

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” is showing some impressive fight at the box office.<p>The Middle Earth send-off held its ground, securing the top spot on the charts for a third consecutive weekend. The New Line and MGM co-production picked up $21.9 million, driving its domestic total to …

The Simpsons Airing Judd Apatow Script 25 Years After It Was Written

“Bart’s New Friend” airs Sunday, January 11th at 8 p.m.<p><b>Judd Apatow</b> wrote a script for *The Simpsons— and 25 years later it is finally headed to television.<p>When the now-famous writer-director-producer was just another young upstart comedian trying to break into Hollywood, he wrote a spec script for …

Comedy

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies crosses the $700 million mark worldwide

Peter Jackson’s <b>The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies</b> has become the eighth movie of 2014 to cross $700 million at the global box office, with the …

Barcelona midfielder Rakitic: Messi can be the best for years to come

The Barcelona midfielder says he is still learning from his team-mates at Camp Nou and says Xavi commands the highest respect among the players<p>Ivan …

Soccer
Movies

Does Exodus: Gods and Kings deserve to be banned for historical inaccuracy?

Egypt thinks so, claiming it presents a Zionist view of events. But is it more guilty of being pompous and badly scripted?<p>Exodus: Gods and Kings review – holy Moses, wholly acceptable for the devout Egypt bans ‘Zionist’ film<p>This week, big-budget Hollywood epic Exodus: Gods and Kings was banned in …

Ancient History
Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo to Paris Saint-Germain is impossible - Jorge Mendes

The Portugal star's agent says he could move to America after he leaves Real Madrid and admits he would like to become president of a football club<p>It …

Soccer

Nvidia’s new Tegra X1 super chip is meant to drive your car

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>The next mobile chip from Nvidia is aimed at a really big mobile device: The automobile. Nvidia …

Driverless Cars

the winners

<b>Update:</b> <i>Voting has now closed, thank you very much for submitting your ballots for this year's awards. Here the winners of each category, as chosen by</i> …

Ancelotti has turned Real Madrid's individuals into a great team - Sacchi

The former Milan and Italy coach has heaped praise on his compatriot, claiming the Blancos were a disjointed bunch of quality players before his …

Top 10 Coolest DC Things of 2014

Wonder Woman's costume, DC's movies, and more.<p>DC did a lot this year, but we’ve narrowed it down to this list of the 10 Coolest DC Things of …

Kroos: I was right to leave Bayern for Madrid

The midfielder feels the Club World Cup victory justifies his decision to leave the Allianz Arena and move to the Santiago Bernabeu and expects more trophies for his side in 2015<p>Toni Kroos believes winning the Club World Cup proves that he was right to leave Bayern Munich and join Real Madrid.<p>The …

The Feminist Celebrity of the Year Is ... Emma Watson

The actress’s work as a U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador was just the tip of the iceberg.<p><b>Emma Watson</b> has been voted the top feminist celebrity of 2014 in a Ms. Foundation for Women online poll, which was conducted in partnership with Cosmopolitan.com.<p>The <i>Harry Potter</i> star’s win is due in part to her …

Barcelona star Xavi: I'd never join Real Madrid

The midfielder admits he is delighted with his choice to have stayed at Barcelona this season but concedes it will be difficult to replicate their …

Giant Cristiano Ronaldo statue shows off Real Madrid star’s best features

REAL Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has unveiled a massive statue of himself with a particularly prominent feature and he seems very pleased with it.

Soccer

The most pointless film sequels of 2014

Not every great film needs a remake, as bad sequels like Dolphin Tale prove. Here are this year’s worst offenders Plus, the pop culture backlashes of the year<p><b>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</b><p>The Spider-Man franchise is the current record-holder for inessential sequels now that, if you count the Amazings, …

Ramos and Bale seal Club World Cup title for Real Madrid

Box Office: 'Hobbit 3' Makes Like 'Matrix 3' For $16.6M Friday

<b>The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is looking at a $52 million Fri-Sun frame and a $85 million five-day debut.</b><p>In November of 2003, <i>The Matrix Revolutions</i> ended the trilogy not with a bang but with a whimper. After somewhat revolutionizing action cinema in April of 1999 with <i>The Matrix</i>, while …

Box Office: God Smites 'Exodus' As Holdovers Tumble

This will be a Friday box office report dealing exclusively with holdover news, because there is just too much for one or even two posts this weekend. I am assuming I won’t have this issue come January.<p>Ridley Scott’s <i>Exodus: Gods and Kings</i> dropped a mammoth 74% from last Friday ($8.8 million) to …

Ronaldo snubs Platini at Club World Cup presentation

The Real Madrid forward remains on frosty terms with the Uefa president following the Frenchman's comment that he should be overlooked for the Ballon d'Or this year<p>Cristiano Ronaldo remains less than impressed with Michel Platini's comments on the <i>Ballon d'Or</i>, if Saturday's scenes in Marrakech are …

Watch the creation of mobile's first gorgeous series in The Art of Infinity Blade

Earlier this week, the Infinity Blade franchise celebrated its fourth anniversary, and the developers at Chair Entertainment created a video that explores the art behind a series that blurs the line between mobile and console graphics.<p>Press play above to watch the featurette, which Chair shared …

Box Office: 'Hobbit: Five Armies' Opening to Huge Numbers Overseas

The final tentpole in Peter Jackson's trilogy doesn't open in the U.S. until Dec. 17<p><b>Peter Jackson</b>'s <i>The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies</i> marched …

Movies

Brazilian anomaly: Meet Real Madrid transfer target Lucas Silva

The Cruzeiro ace could provide something that the Brazil national team have been sorely missing in recent years - but is he ready for a switch to La Liga and Los Blancos?<p><b>PROFILE</b><br>By Rupert Fryer<p>Cruzeiro starlet Lucas Silva is something of an anomaly. Brazilian football isn't supposed to produce …