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Oscars add popular film category, sets earlier 2020 date

The new Popular Film category is bound to be controversial, even before concrete details about it have been confirmed. Many commentators appeared unimpressed with the planned changes, suggesting that while it attempted to recognise films generally regarded as less serious the new category still relegated certain productions to a second-tier status.


Iger unveils plans for 'Disney Play' streaming service

Iger unveils plans for 'Disney Play' streaming service

According to Disney, their new streaming service will focus on the "core Disney fan" and will be mostly family-friendly content that Disney is known for. Over on Making Star Wars , for instance, there's a new tidbit alleging that Jon Favreau plans to whisk viewers off to Mandalore three years after the Empire's downfall.


Johnny Depp’s Notorious B.I.G. Film Pulled From Theater Release

Johnny Depp’s Notorious B.I.G. Film Pulled From Theater Release

The news of the film's release being pulled comes at a bad time for Depp, who was recently the subject of a damaging Rolling Stone profile. The film was set to be released in North America by Global Road Entertainment on September 7 and no new release date has been set.


Angelina Jolie Alleges That Brad Pitt Has Not Paid Enough Child Support

Angelina Jolie Alleges That Brad Pitt Has Not Paid Enough Child Support

Angelina's spokesperson Mindy Nyby denied earlier claims by TMZ that her lawyer Laura Wasser, who has been with her since filing for divorce from Brad , quit because the Maleficent actress was being 'hostile'. Nearly two years after the Hollywood power couple separated , Jolie is trying to kickstart the process so that it can be finalised by the end of the year.


Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield

Liverpool 3-1 Torino: Reds end pre-season with victory at Anfield

Liverpool were able to field only one senior centre-back in the 3-1 friendly win over Torino last night. The Merseyside outfit now turn their attentions to their opening Premier League showdown against West Ham on Sunday (1.30pm) with optimism abounding around the club.