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At Cannes, boos can crush a film (or not)

At Cannes, boos can crush a film (or not)

The annual film event is as revered for its fashionable output on the red carpet and celebrity parties as it is for its debut of esteemed film titles. "In my home, Netflix has had absolutely no effect on what they (his children) go to the movie theater to watch", he said. "They get to see films they absolutely wouldn't have seen".


Ntlemeza's application against Mbalula struck from court roll

Ntlemeza's application against Mbalula struck from court roll

She said the interest of justice weighed heavier than his interests. His legal representative Nceba Dukada says by not allowing Ntlemeza to return to work, Mbalula is acting outside the prescripts of the law. Judge Sheila Mphahlele said she felt the matter was not urgent and could be dealt with by the Supreme Court of Appeal. The SCA turned down Ntlemeza's bid to appeal against Judge Matojane's rulings.


Roger Ailes dead at 77, Fox News says

Roger Ailes dead at 77, Fox News says

In the decades before he created a ratings juggernaut in Fox News, Ailes worked in politics, serving as a media adviser and consultant - most famously for Richard Nixon , whom Ailes helped to win the presidency in 1968. "Roger shared my vision of a great and independent television organisation and executed it brilliantly over 20 great years". The architect of Fox News was also close to President Trump, to whom he gave a weekly slot on Fox & Friends - a show that the president has regularly ...


McCain: US should expel Turkey envoy over bodyguard violence

McCain: US should expel Turkey envoy over bodyguard violence

The bloody brawl sent nine to the hospital and Turkish security officials were seen coming out of the ambassador's residence, then retreating to the residence grounds, a law enforcement official said, adding that the same scenario played out a few times.



Cornell's death leads to cancellation of rock fest

Cornell was found dead in a hotel room at the MGM Grand Detroit following the show, and was said to have been in good spirits in the hours leading up to the concert. According to Detroit's WXYZ, Cornell's wife asked a family friend to check in on him. Cornell had been on tour in Detroit at the time of his death.


Heroic Opening Weekend for Second 'Guardians' Movie

Heroic Opening Weekend for Second 'Guardians' Movie

The movie performed better Saturday than predicted based on Friday grosses, indicating that it is drawing a sizable family audience that comes to weekend matinees as well as fanboys who came on the first day, said Disney distribution chief Dave Hollis .