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The Last Jedi reaps $141m on opening day

The Last Jedi reaps $141m on opening day

This weekend, The Last Jedi enjoyed the second-biggest opening weekend in North American box-office history, according to studio estimates on Sunday. Star Wars' beloved place in pop culture, with multiple generations of fans stretching back through its 40-year history, means new films are nearly guaranteed to provoke strong reactions both good and bad.


Miss Iraq forced to flee country over a selfie with Miss Israel

Miss Iraq forced to flee country over a selfie with Miss Israel

Miss Gandelsman, 20, told an Israeli TV station: "The two of those things together caused a mess for her back home". 'She asked for a photo and I agreed, saying that I too hoped for peace and wanted to help pass on the message, ' added Idan, who said she had served with both the United States and Iraqi armies.


Oscar Isaac In Talks To Voice Gomez For Animated 'Addams Family' Movie

Oscar Isaac In Talks To Voice Gomez For Animated 'Addams Family' Movie

Though reports all the way back in 2010 suggested Tim Burton was developing a stop-motion " Addams Family " picture, the adaptation fell through and allowed room for another to replace it. It's perhaps a shame then that MGM is looking to make an animated film and not a live-action one. He also stars in the upcoming Annihilation alongside Natalie Portman.


Gene Simmons denies sexual battery allegation

Gene Simmons denies sexual battery allegation

KISS basist Gene Simmons (L), lead guitarist Tommy Thayer (C) and lead singer Paul Stanley perform during the Summer Festival in Quebec City. Doe withdrew her hand, "feeling that this was an unwanted sexual advance", but Simmons continued to reach for it.