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Netflix leads all comers with 34 Golden Globe nominations; strong performances from other streamers, too

Netflix leads all comers with 34 Golden Globe nominations; strong performances from other streamers, too

Netflix(LOS ANGELES) — With a company best 34 nominations, Netflix shone at Monday morning’s Golden Globe nominations, which were read live from Los Angeles.  The streaming giant earned six nominations for Noah Baumbach’s drama Marriage Story, starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson; the pair earned nods in the respective outstanding actor/actress in a drama category.…Read more »

Disney grabs record-breaking $10 billion at worldwide box office

Disney grabs record-breaking $10 billion at worldwide box office

Walt Disney Studios(NEW YORK) — Disney has become the first studio in history to surpass $10 billion at the worldwide box office, according to Variety. As of Sunday, Disney has earned $9.997 billion globally, including $3.28 billion in North America and $6.7 billion overseas, and is expected to cross the $10 billion plateau on Monday.  The…Read more »

‘The Irishman,’ ‘Marriage Story’ earn Netflix most Golden Globe noms

‘The Irishman,’ ‘Marriage Story’ earn Netflix most Golden Globe noms

L-R: Joe Pesci and Robert De Niro in “The Irishman”; Niko Tavernise/Netflix(BEVERLY HILLS) — Led by The Irishman and Marriage Story, Netflix dominated the nominations for the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Monday morning, live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel with help from Dakota Fanning, Susan Kelechi Watson and Tim Allen. The Irishman, directed…Read more »

Miss South Africa wins Miss Universe 2019 crown

Miss South Africa wins Miss Universe 2019 crown

Frank Micelotta / FOX.(ATLANTA) –Sunday saw the Miss Universe crown go to Zozibini Tunzi a.k.a. Miss South Africa.  She bested 90 other women competing in the annual pageant that was filmed from Tyler Perry Studios. People reports that Tunzi is a 26-year-old public relations professional and a gender-based violence activist.  While ecstatic about her win, she’s more excited how dark skinned…Read more »

Caroll Spinney, who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on ‘Sesame Street’, dies at 85

Caroll Spinney, who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on ‘Sesame Street’, dies at 85

Photo by Lawrence K. Ho/Los Angeles Times via Getty Image(NEW YORK) — The longtime puppeteer behind beloved Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Caroll Spinney, has died at age 85, the Sesame Street Workshop announced in a statement. Spinney spent five decades with Sesame Street, working with legendary puppeteer Jim Henson at the start of his career. “Caroll Spinney gave…Read more »

‘The Irishman’ leads Critics’ Choice Awards with 14 nominations

‘The Irishman’ leads Critics’ Choice Awards with 14 nominations

Courtesy of Netflix(NEW YORK) — The Critics’ Choice Awards, widely viewed as an early predictor for the Oscars, has The Irishman topping its list of nominees, which came out Sunday. While The Irishman racked up 14 nominations, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood, the film with the second highest amount of mentions at 12, is also shaping up to be a…Read more »

‘SNL’ spoofs NATO conference hot mic scandal in star-studded cold open

‘SNL’ spoofs NATO conference hot mic scandal in star-studded cold open

Will Heath/NBC(NEW YORK) — Saturday Night Live addressed the hot mic scandal at last week’s NATO conference in London, in a cold open sketch featuring Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon, Paul Rudd and James Corden, host of CBS’ The Late Late Show. Fallon, Rudd and Corden played Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, respectively, all three of whom were…Read more »