Entertainment

01
Dec
Jean Kent: Suffolk Gainsborough melodramas actress dies

Film and television actress Jean Kent, one of Britain's biggest stars in the 1940s and 1950s, has died. She was injured in a fall at her home in Westhorpe, Suffolk, and died at the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds at 03:40 GMT. Her death was announced by a close family friend, author and former film critic Michael Thornton. Her last public appearance was in 2011 when she was honoured by the British Film Institute on her 90th... [read news]

30
Nov
Peaches Geldof apologises for tweeting names in Ian Watkins case

Peaches Geldof has apologised for tweeting the names of the two mothers whose babies were abused by rock star Ian Watkins. The daughter of Band Aid founder Bob Geldof posted a series of tweets explaining she had assumed the names were already "public knowledge". Lostprophets frontman Watkins admitted attempted rape of a baby on Tuesday. South Wales Police said it was discussing the tweeting issue with the Crown Prosecution... [read news]

29
Nov
Newton Holiday Parade steps off Saturday

NEWTON — Though the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade has come and gone, Sussex County residents will get another chance to enjoy floats, marching bands and a parade of nearly 1,000 marchers on Saturday. The Greater Newton Chamber of Commerce’s annual Holiday Parade will step off at 10 a.m. from Lower Spring Street, march along Spring Street to Moran Street, and end at Memory Park. And the expected partly sunny skies should make... [read news]

25
Nov
'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' breaks November record

The girl on fire is still burning bright! Lionsgate's hotly anticipated sequel "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" trounced the competition over its first weekend at the box office, pulling in an estimated $161.1 million. That gross handily beats the $152.5 million opening of "The Hunger Games," which opened in March 2012, and it stands as the best November debut of all time ahead of "The Twilight Saga: New Moon," which bowed with $142.9... [read news]

24
Nov
'The Walking Dead': David Morrissey explains why the Governor just did what he did

Remember that kinder, gentler version of the Governor we were introduced to last week on The Walking Dead? You know, the one who was rocking a wacky beard and retrieving oxygen tanks for sick old men? Well, he was decidedly less kind and less gentle in this latest episode (titled “Dead Weight”). First off, he clubbed Martinez with…well, a golf club, and then fed him to zombies. After that, he killed poor Pete (who made the mistake of... [read news]

22
Nov
Leonardo DiCaprio donates $3m to save tigers in Nepal

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio has donated $3 million (£1.85 million) to help save tigers in Nepal. The Great Gatsby star made the donation to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) via his charitable foundation. The funds will be used to significantly increase the number of tigers in Nepal by 2022 - the next year of the tiger. In a statement, the 39-year-old said he's "hopeful" the money will help "exceed the goal" of doubling Nepal's tiger... [read news]

21
Nov
Pennywise marks 25 years with local gigs

Hermosa Beach’s Pennywise will celebrate its 25-year career of punk rock with a concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at the Glass House in Pomona. The gig comes after a performance on Nov. 20 in Solana Beach and will be followed by a concert Nov. 23 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. On Nov. 15, the group performed a hometown show in Hermosa Beach at Saint Rocke to benefit the non-profit Surfrider Foundation. The foundation works to protect... [read news]

20
Nov
Hull to be UK City of Culture 2017

Hull has been named the UK's next City of Culture, beating Leicester, Dundee and Swansea Bay to the right to hold the title in 2017. Hull, known for being the home of poet Philip Larkin, the Ferens gallery and the Truck theatre, will follow the 2013 City of Culture, Londonderry. The UK government chooses a new destination every four years, with the aim of helping tourism and the economy. Hull council leader Stephen Brady said winning was... [read news]

19
Nov
A not-so 'Wonderful' idea?

A sequel to Frank Capra's classic 1946 film "It's a Wonderful Life" is in the works, but it might take a Christmas miracle to turn this reboot into a classic. According to a news release from film financier Allen J. Schwalb and his company Star Partners, "It's a Wonderful Life: The Rest of the Story" will tell what happened to the Baileys of Bedford Falls after the first movie ended. To help bridge the two films, producers announced that... [read news]

18
Nov
'Real Housewives' stars Teresa and Joe Giudice face new fraud charges

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Teresa and Joe Giudice face new bank fraud charges. The reality TV couple could spend decades in prison if convicted on the 41 counts alleged in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in New Jersey. The Giudices allegedly faked documents and lied on applications to get more than $5 million in loans over eight years before they joined the "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast in 2009. They... [read news]


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