How Oprah’s Golden Globe award and powerful speech made history

January 15, 2018

There’s a reason why, throughout the Golden Globes, stars have been whispering her name like a prayer: Oprah.  The queen’s acceptance speech for the esteemed Cecil B. DeMille award (essentially a lifetime achievement award) at the Golden Globes Sunday night was a rallying cry for the disenfranchised that managed to perfectly articulate the #MeToo moment.  SEE ALSO: The 6 best moments of the Golden Globes (obviously including Oprah) “It is…

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Rose Marie, actress and showbiz legend, dies at 94

January 4, 2018

(CNN)Broadway and television actress Rose Marie, best known for her role as Sally Rogers on “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, her publicist said, citing her family. She was 94. During a career that spanned nine decades, Rose Marie — who went only by her first name professionally — was also famous for appearing for years on the game show “The Hollywood Squares,” which featured celebrities sitting in boxes…

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Mariah Carey’s NYE hot tea is the first meme of 2018

January 4, 2018

(CNN)Mariah Carey does not need your redemption talk, s’il vous plait et merci. But admittedly, her New Year’s Eve performance Sunday was infinitely better than the lip-synching disaster of 2016, and it was just weird enough to provide us with our very first meme of 2018. “Oh, it’s a disaster. Okay, well, we’ll just have to rough it. I’m going to be like everybody else, with no hot tea.” The…

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Didn’t like ‘The Last Jedi’? Many fans had the same reaction to ‘Empire Strikes Back’

December 27, 2017

Leia ends up with Han? Vader is Luke's what? Childhood ruined!Image: lucasfilm The darker middle chapter of an expected trilogy was a crushing disappointment for many Star Wars fans. People had waited years for this sequel, and what did they get? Two main characters became uncomfortably connected. A whole middle-of-the-movie subplot went nowhere. And Luke Skywalker seemed irrevocably tainted after a surprise revelation.  We speak not of The Last Jedi,…

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The Harry Potter movies are heading to HBO

November 15, 2017

Galloping-freaking-gargoyles. HBO announced Thursday that it will be the only place to stream all eight Harry Potter movies starting Jan. 1, 2018. That’s all eight movies on HBO GO, HBO NOW, and HBO On Demand whenever the heck you need them. SEE ALSO: Grab your boots and broomsticks Harry Potter fans, LeakyCon is headed to Texas HBO currently has the streaming rights for the Harry Potter universe film Fantastic Beasts…

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Alibaba Singles’ Day Sales Hit $8.6 Billion in First Hour

November 14, 2017

Jack Ma is using this year’s event as a testing ground for his plans to revamp China’s $4 trillion traditional retail sector with technology, an experiment that could help the behemoth gain an edge in China’s saturated retail market. “The work that’s been done in the integration of offline and online, not just in terms of the technology integration, but the data and efficiencies for brands and the consumer through…

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Kate Winslet on Harvey Weinstein: ‘He was bullying and nasty’

October 22, 2017

Kate Winslet arrives on the red carpet for the 88th Oscars.Image: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images As more and more damning allegations come out against Harvey Weinstein, actress Kate Winslet shared her thoughts on the Hollywood producer, explaining why she purposefully decided not to thank him in her 2009 Oscars acceptance speech. On Saturday Winslet told The Los Angeles Times that despite being pressured to thank Weinstein — who dozens of women…

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