Tag Archives: Idris Elba

08Oct/17

‘Blade Runner’ win top spot but falls short of expectations

(WARNER BROS PICTURES) – “Blade Runner 2049” won the North American box office over the weekend (October 6-8), netting $31.5 million in ticket sales,— far short of the $45 million many expected it to make. Continue reading

25Sep/17

Computer says no – beauty not in the eye of the beholder

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder but now a computer facial mapping technique is proving geometry also plays an important part and the ancient Greeks knew all about it, as Stuart McDill reports. Continue reading

06Aug/17

‘The Dark Tower’ takes top spot at U.S. weekend box office

(SONY PICTURES) – Sony Pictures’ “The Dark Tower” – based on the popular series by author Stephen King – hit the top spot of this weekend’s US box office, according to box office site boxofficemojo.com. Continue reading

08Nov/16

Idris Elba talks press intrusion at ‘100 Streets’ premiere

Actor Idris Elba comments on press speculation into celebrities’ private lives at the premiere of new film ‘100 Streets’ in London
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23Jan/16
British actress Charlotte Rampling

Oscar nominee Charlotte Rampling calls awards boycott racist

Charlotte Rampling says the boycott of the Oscars protesting the absence of black actors and directors is racist toward whites.
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19Jan/16

Spike Lee, Pinkett Smith boycott Oscars, Academy promises more diversity

Director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith vow to boycott the Academy Awards ceremony after black actors are shut out of the nominations. The Academy says it needs to do more to promote diversity.

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14Jan/16
Oscar Voters Are Still Overwhelmingly White & Male

Oscars get a sequel – ‘so white’ for a second year

Oscar nominations once again shut actors of color out of the industry’s biggest honors.

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16Sep/15

“The Jungle Book” given a high-tech update

Disney releases the first trailer of “The Jungle Book,” a live action-CGI hybrid adaptation of the classic Kipling tale of a jungle-raised boy-cub.
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17Feb/15

Stars shower Sean Penn with praise for his performance in action film ‘The Gunman’

Stars brave the rain for the world premiere of ‘The Gunman’ in London, and shower Sean Penn with praise for his performance in what is his first leading role in an action film.
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