The quiet epidemic of The US’s put with weapons

Mass shootings dominate the national conversation on gun control, but two thirds of gun deaths are suicides. How do you solve a problem hardly anyone talks about? Image copyright Don Bartletti/BBC Image caption Kase Dietrich lost his closest friend to suicide The night Brayden died was a cold, clear night in Helena, in the foothills…

Hollywood icon with a profession over seven decades

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Kirk Douglas (right) and his son actor Michael Douglas. Photo: November 2018 His only Oscar was an honorary award but Kirk Douglas became a Hollywood icon, with a film career spanning seven decades.He prided himself on playing the tough guys, the sort of characters he once described as „sons…

The United Countries works with artists to forge a brand recent frontier in on-line activism

By Adam Met2020-01-16 21:11:18 UTC When was the last time you didn’t skip an ad before a YouTube video? And when was the last time you watched a video all the way to the end? What would it take to keep you engaged? In an era when endless streams of digital content are competing for…

The Sleek York Put up: Even celebrities with charitable foundations in their names frequently aren’t all that beneficiant, Sleek York Put up experiences

They say they are working to save the oceans, educate needy children and expose youth to the arts, but celebrities who form their own charities don’t always put their money where their mouth is. A New York Post concluded after survey of celebrity charities that many TV, music and sports stars give away only tiny…

Dracula: Critics applaud ‚packed with life and relaxing‘ revival of vampire traditional

Image copyright BBC/Hartswood Films Image caption Danish actor Claes Bang plays Bram Stoker’s Transylvanian vampire The BBC’s new take on Dracula is a hit with critics, one of whom says it is „the meatiest, goriest, most energetic and fun version“ she has ever seen.“Previous versions now look anaemic,“ writes The Times‘ Carol Midgley.The Mail’s reviewer…

Dax Shepard says he went on a motorcycle date with superstar crush Brad Pitt, and the actor became as soon as ‚all the pieces you would hope‘

Dax Shepard appeared on „The Ellen DeGeneres Show“ on Tuesday and said that he went on an „incredible“ motorcycle date with Brad Pitt, his mutual celebrity crush.“In Brad Pitt fashion, it was spectacular,“ Shepard, who’s been married to Kristen Bell since 2013, told DeGeneres.“I felt like Julia Roberts in ‚Pretty Woman,'“ the actor said of…

Locke and Secret’s finally coming to Netflix with an properly spooky trailer

Keys to the kingdom — „Whatever you think you understand about those keys… you don’t.“ Jennifer Ouellette – Jan 8, 2020 5:49 pm UTC Netflix trailer for Locke and Key, the streaming giant’s new series based on the graphic novel series by Joe Hill.Three siblings who have lost their father discover a collection of magical…

Sport over! ‚Jumanji: The Next Stage‘ dethrones ‚Frozen 2‘ at No. 1 with a $60M debut – USA TODAY

Jonathan Landrum Jr. The Associated Press Published 11:26 AM EST Dec 16, 2019 LOS ANGELES – „Jumanji: The Next Level“ puts „Frozen 2“ on second-place ice, while Clint Eastwood’s „Richard Jewell“ opened with one of the director’s worst box-office debuts. The film starring Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and Nick Jonas brought in $60.1 million in the U.S. and…

Does Indian cinema possess a misfortune with pores and skin coloration?

The controversial practice of “brownface” in Indian cinema, where actors with lighter skin wear brown makeup to play certain roles – often reinforcing negative stereotypes – has been attracting attention.Actors with lighter skin are frequently seen as more “sellable” at the Indian box office and often receive higher profile parts.Talking Movies’ Tom Brook reports.Talking Movies…

Jane Fonda getting arrested along with her chums every week is the only real thing on Twitter

Most days Twitter absolutely sucks. Sure, it has its share of cute dog photos and clever memes, but it’s often a hub for distressing news, concerning exchanges between politicians, and harassment that isn’t always met with consequences. On Fridays, however, Twitter gets good. Like, really good. And it’s all thanks to 81-year-old actress and activist…