Outbreak surpasses 16,000

According to the World Health Organization, the current outbreak surpasses 16,000 cases with nearly 7,000 deaths from these cases. The United Nations’ health agency issues its latest numbers, focusing on how Ebola has affected Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone — the three countries where the vast majority of cases have occurred. The WHO and other health agencies […]

Expecting first child

Jessica Hall is expecting her first child with her HGTV designer husband Kyle Carlson. We’re expecting our first baby on May 25th. We’re beyond happy and so ready for this baby! It took a lot of practice but it definitely paid off — my husband didn’t mind! Hall, who admits “nausea has been intense,” has been leaning […]

Japan: 6.8 magnitude

A strong earthquake shakes central Japan’s Nagano region injuring several people and collapsing a building in area village, the country’s Kyodo News Agency reports, citing firefighters. Reports of the intensity of the quake, centered in the Nagano area at 10:08 p.m., differ. The Japan Meteorological Agency reports it is a 6.8 magnitude temblor; the U.S. […]

Meester, Brody marry

Meester and Brody tie the knot only three months after news of their engagement surfaces. The former OC star leaves a boxing gym in Los Angeles with a ring just showing on his wedding finger. Multiple sources are said to have confirmed the couple’s ‘super secret’ wedding.  

DRC is Ebola-free

The World Health Organisation has confirmed that the Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free, as 42 days have passed since the last case in an outbreak that killed at least 49 people. The DRC outbreak, which began in August, involved a different strain of Ebola from the one that has claimed more than 5400 lives […]


In this drama, directed by Jean-Marc Vallee, Witherspoon plays Cheryl Strayed, a woman who decides to hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail alone, as a way to heal herself, following her divorce, the death of her mother, and years of reckless, destructive behavior. Co-starring Gaby Hoffmann and Laura Dern. The […]

The Babadook

In this thriller, directed by Jennifer Kent, Davis plays Amelia, a mother struggling to discipline her ‘out-of-control’ six-year-old son after the death of her husband. Samuel, her son, dreams of a monster that is coming to kill them both. Co-starring Daniel Henshall, Noah Wiseman and Tim Purcell. I think a lot of women and mothers […]

The Imitation Game

In this thriller, directed by Morten Tyldum, Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing, the genius British computer scientist. He cracks the German Enigma Code which helps the Allies win WWII. Co-starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode. Not many people know the whole story, that he invented the computer, broke the Enigma code, was prosecuted for being a […]


In this science-fiction drama, directed by Christopher Nolan, McConaughey plays Cooper, a former NASA pilot and engineer. Cooper leaves his family to explore another galaxy to find a potentially habitable planet, carrying with him the seeds of human life in an effort to save mankind. Co-starring Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain. At the heart of it, […]

The Sleepwalker

In this drama, directed by Mona Fastvold, Ellis plays Christine. When Christine arrives at her sister’s secluded family estate, tensions rise and as the days grow darker and the nights more disturbing, Kaia is forced to confront her sister. Co-starring Gitte Witt and Christopher Abbott. I think from the outside world, Christine certainly is seen […]

Diem Brown dies at the age of 32

DiemBrown dies at the age of 32 after a lengthy battle with cancer. MTV pays tribute to its reality star in the following statement: MTV is tremendously sad to hear the news that Diem Brown has lost her long battle with cancer. We send our deepest condolences to her family and friends. Diem was a true […]

Clinical drug trials to start next month

Clinical trials of experimental Ebola treatment will start next month in West Africa as the regional death toll from the deadly virus surpasses 5,000. One trial will treat infected patients with the antiviral drug brincidofovir at a medical center in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. In a second trial, patients will get the antiviral drug […]


In this drama, directed by David Ayer, Pitt plays Don ‘Wardaddy’ Collier. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany. Co-starring Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman. If we were ordered to do push-ups, I […]

The Homesman

Lee Jones directs this drama and plays as George Briggs. Briggs and Cuddy transport three women to Iowa through the harsh Nebraska territories. Their voyage is marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat. Co-starring Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer and Miranda Otto. He is willing to help a woman who believes she can get […]


In this drama, directed by Bennett Miller, Carell plays John du Pont, the schizophrenic millionaire who infamously shot and killed his friend and Olympic gold-medal wrestler Dave Schultz before locking himself in his mansion as police officers negotiated his surrender for two days. Co-starring Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo. I thought about who he was […]

Dumb and Dumber To

In this comedy, directed by Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly, Jim Carrey plays Lloyd Christmas. Lloyd joins Harry on his wacky road trip to find his long-lost daughter. Co-starring Jeff Daniels and Rob Riggle. There are a couple of things with Lloyd.  You wack the tooth out, and you think really selfishly.  You just go, […]

UK joining airstrikes

British lawmakers meeting in emergency session approve a motion Friday to participate in airstrikes against ISIS targets in Iraq. The 524-43 vote comes after Prime Minister David Cameron tells Parliament that the country has a “duty to take part” in international efforts to combat the extremist group. Cameron says: This is not a threat on […]

Suffering from discomfort

Kim Jong Un is suffering from “discomfort,” state media has said in the first official acknowledgement of ill health after a prolonged period out of the public eye. Kim has not been photographed by state media since appearing at a concert alongside his wife on Sept. 3, fuelling speculation he is suffering from bad health. An […]

Taliban offensive

A Taliban offensive in eastern Afghanistan leaves an estimated 100 civilians dead or wounded, including some women and children who were beheaded, a provincial deputy governor says. The insurgents beheaded at least 15 people, including women and children. Mohammed Ali Ahmadi: We only have local police forces and a small number of Afghan National Army personnel […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

In this action-adventure directed by Jonathan Liebesman, Fox plays April O’Neil who helps the four ninja turtles defeat the sinister Shredder and stopp him in seizing control of New York City. Co-starring Will Arnett and William Fichtner. She’s more of a leader when she explores her relationship with the turtles instead of just the human companion […]

Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky born

Mezvinsky and Clinton welcome their baby daughter,  Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky, at 7:03 p.m. at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. Marc and I are full of love, awe and gratitude as we celebrate the birth of our daughter, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. — Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) September 27, 2014


Owners of the new iPhone 6 Plus are angry as it emerges the phone can bend out of shape simply when stored in a pocket. Since the new model launch, a small but growing number of iPhone 6 Plus owners have reported the issue that significantly alters the appearance of the phone. The problem, dubbed ‘Bendgate’ by […]

Duchovny, Leoni divorce

Duchovny and Leoni divorce after 17 years of marriage. The two have been seperated for months. Divorce papers were filed in June and cite “an irretrievable breakdown” as the cause of the split. Duchovny will pay $8,000 a month in child support, as well as $40,000 a month in spousal support.

Doctor treats with HIV drug

A doctor says he has good results with a treatment he is trying out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug. Dr. Gobee Logan gives the drug, lamivudine, to 15 Ebola patients, and all but two survive. That’s a 7% mortality rate. One of the patients says: My stomach was hurting; I was feeling weak; I […]

Fake Ebola drugs

The FDA sends warning letters to three companies the government agency says are selling products over the Internet that claim to treat, prevent or even cure the deadly disease. The letters are issued after an alert warning consumers about fraudulent Ebola products being hawked online went out last month. Howard Sklamberg, the FDA’s deputy commissioner for […]

The Drop

In this drama, directed by Michael R. Roskam, Rapace plays Nadia, a woman with a difficult past. She meets Bob when he rescues an injured puppy that’s been put in her garbage. Afterwards, they begin dating. Meanwhile, the bar where Bob works is robbed. Co-starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini. I remember Michael said to […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

In this adventure, directed by Jonathan Liebesman, Arnett plays Vernon Fenwick. Fenwick is the quick witted camerman acoompanying reporter April O’Neil. Together they help the ninja turtles defeat the evil Shredder. Co-starring Megan Fox and William Fichtner. It’s pretty early on in the movie that Vern makes his lame attempt at romancing April, and he gives up […]

Guardians of the Galaxy

In this space adventure, directed by James Gunn, Diesel plays Groot, a tree-like creature. who becomes a member of a group of interstellar outlaws who team up to save the galaxy from a villain who seeks ultimate power. Co-starring Chris Pratt and Bradley Cooper. It was really an interesting exercise. I can imagine all my […]

Expecting first child

Gill announces that he is set to be a father for the first time. The 27-year-old star takes to Twitter to reveal his wife Chloe is pregnant with their first child together and admits he ‘can’t wait’ to become a dad. Congrats to JLS's @JBGill and wife Chloe, who've announced they're expecting their 1st child: http://t.co/lRKtTuWJFP […]

Believe Me

In this drama, directed by Will Bakke, Knighton plays Gabriel, one of a group of college seniors who start a fake charity to embezzle money for tuition. Co-starring Alex Russell and Johanna Braddy. First of all what impresses me, even now as we are standing here talking and we’ve got to hang out a little […]

PlayStation TV

Sony announces that Playstation TV will launch in North America in less than a month. There will be almost 700 games available to play on launch day. PS TV can play many PlayStation Vita games (either through downloading or inserting the actual game card) in addition to digital PlayStation One and PSP games. Through Remote Play, […]

Gets restraining order

Hyland files a temporary restraining order against her ex-boyfriend Matt Prokop, according to court documents. Hyland says her 24-year-old ex, whom she dated for five years before they split in August, choked her, pushed her and threatened her life, and her “Modern Family” co-star Julie Bowen was reportedly witness to the abuse. Hyland: His grip […]

Giovanna LaValle born

Nicole and Jionni welcome their daughter Giovanna Marie LaValle. She weighs 6.7lbs. So happy to let you know we had our beautiful daughter this morning Giovanna Marie LaValle. 6.7 lbs, full head of black hair & perfect

Baby boy born

Jonathan and Chloe welcome their baby boy. This is their first child together and weighs 6lb15. A little nose,lots of hair and looking like his mummy @ChloeSGill our baby boy was born 19/09/14 weighing 6lb15

Advanced Style

In this ‘featurette’, Cohen and Plioplyte document the style of women over 50. Co-starring Joyce Carpati and Lynn Dell. It really started with my grandmothers. I grew up in San Diego and they were my best friends. I remember the first time I opened my grandmother’s jewelry box full of rhinestone jewelry and discovered sparkles. That was a […]

Spotted without wedding ring

Lavigne is spotted on a night out with friends without her wedding ring. Her fans are also surprised to see her drink white wine. She and Chad have previously said one of their rules of their marriage is that they don’t drink alcohol when they are apart. Source: She seemed to be okay. But she was on […]

Battling cancer

James reveals that she is undergoing treatment for cancer. She releases a statement to the Australian Daily Telegraph saying that she is battling Hodgkins Lymphoma. Tessa will be undergoing chemotherapy over the next few months. Tessa and Nate would like to thank all for their well wishes and would ask for privacy during this very difficult […]

Reveals engagement ring

Hilton shows off her engagement ring in a new Instagram post. She posts a picture of herself in front of the Eiffel Tower, gracefully displaying her glittering ring and touching her hair. The ring is from British banking heir James Rothschild. #engagementmoon in Paris 😍 #FlashbackFriday A post shared by Nicky Rothschild (@nickyhilton) on Sep 19, […]

Bartha, Smith engaged

Bartha is engaged to Smith, multiple sources confirm. He proposes to the fitness trainer in early May while they are on vacation at Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California. Source: They’re the cutest couple. She was completely surprised by the whole thing. The trip to Big Sur, the engagement, the ring, everything. So cute.

Defends family after alleged brawl

Palin defends her family on Facebook nearly a week after reports claimed they were involved in a fistfight at an Alaska birthday party that police say involved around 20 people. I love my Bristol! My straight-shooter is one of the strongest young women you’ll ever meet. I have to say this as a proud mama: […]

Turkish hostages free

Dozens of Turkish hostages are free after three months in captivity. They were captured in June by ISIS militants. Hostages included Consul general Ozturk Yilmaz and his family. It is unclear how they have been freed, but Erdogan thanks Turkish intelligence officials in a statement on his website. I thank … every single member of the […]

Uses 3D printer for spare parts

Nasa is sending a 3D printer into space where it hopes astronauts will be able to use it to create spare parts for the International Space Station. The printer, made by a California company called Made In Space, is among more than 5,000lbs of cargo inside the SpaceX Dragon capsule which is due to launch […]


In this drama, directed by Hong Khaou, Whishaw plays Richard, who tries to connect with a Cambodian-Chinese mother who is mourning the untimely death of her son. Through a translator they begin to piece together memories of a man they both loved. Co-starring Pei-pei Cheng and Andrew Leung. Hmm, yes. It’s what brings them together and what’s […]

The Two Faces of January

In this thriller, directed by Hossein Amini, Mortensen plays Chester MacFarland. MacFarland and his wife Colette meet Rydal and become friends. The couple have some sinister secrets and one day Rydal stumbles upon Chester dragging an unconscious man down the hallway. Co-starring Kirsten Dunst and Oscar Isaac. With January I re-read things I’d read before and looked at them […]


In this drama, directed by Matthew Warchus, Nighy plays Cliff, a miner who helps bring the striking miners and the gay-and-lesbian activists together to defend the same cause. Co-starring Imelda Staunton and Dominic West. When I was young people still went to jail for any public display of affection between people of the same sex. […]

The Boxtrolls

In this comedy, directed by Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi, Kingsley plays Archibald Snatcher. Snatcher is an evil exterminator who is planning to defeat the subterranean trolls. Meanwhile the trolls are going to fight back with the help of Eggs, their new friend. Co-starring Jared Harris and Nick Frost. Archibald Snatcher is desperate to wear […]

Find aliens within 20 years

Nasa scientists are certain that humanity will detect alien life within decades with the aid of more powerful new telescopes. Matt Mountain, director and Webb telescope scientist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore says: What we didn’t know five years ago is that perhaps 10 to 20 percent of stars around us have Earth-size […]

Expecting first child

Sonequa Martin-Green is expecting her first child with actor husband Kenric Green. Sorry I've been MIA lately guys, got a lot going on. I have BIG news…! http://t.co/1BfbpM2hhB — Sonequa Martin-Green (@SonequaMG) September 18, 2014

Expecting first child

Hilty and Gallagher announce that they are expecting their first child together. Yup! Working on a new project w/ @meganhilty! It's been in development for months now, & is due in September! Working title: #GallagherBaby! — Brian Gallagher (@BrianGGallagher) March 29, 2014

First child born

Hilty and Gallagher welcome their first child together. Baby girl Viola Philomena is born in New York City, New York. She's here! Can't possibly describe how lucky/grateful/happy/EXHAUSTED we feel in only 140 characters. Welcome to the world, Miss Viola!