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    Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie nominated for 'Indie Oscar'

    Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie nominated for 'Indie Oscar'


    Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie could follow in the footsteps of Angelica Huston, Amy Adams, Frances McDormand and Allison Janney next...

    Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie could follow in the footsteps of Angelica Huston, Amy Adams, Frances McDormand and Allison Janney next February.
    Rebel Wilson loses bid to keep most of defamation payout

    Rebel Wilson loses bid to keep most of defamation payout


    Rebel Wilson said she was glad she'd stood up to "a bully'' despite losing her bid Friday to keep most of the record payout awarded to her in her defamation case against an Australian...

    Rebel Wilson said she was glad she'd stood up to "a bully'' despite losing her bid Friday to keep most of the record payout awarded to her in her defamation case against an Australian magazine.
    Viola Davis on Widows, MeToo and expressing her femininity

    Viola Davis on Widows, MeToo and expressing her femininity


    To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding yourself of self-consciousness and ego. It means exposing...

    To Viola Davis, being naked on screen or onstage means more than having your clothes off. It means ridding yourself of self-consciousness and ego. It means exposing yourself.
    Charming animation movie gives kids wrong message says Nelson mum

    Charming animation movie gives kids wrong message says Nelson mum


    A Nelson mother says the children's animated film Charming should come with a warning over a plot twist involving the main character's bid to end his...

    A Nelson mother says the children's animated film Charming should come with a warning over a plot twist involving the main character's bid to end his life.
    'Batkid' won hearts - now he's got something much better: he's cancer-free

    'Batkid' won hearts - now he's got something much better: he's cancer-free


    ​When he was 5 years old and battling leukemia, the boy known as Batkid captivated the US - and the world - as he dramatically "saved" Gotham from the bad guys in...

    ​When he was 5 years old and battling leukemia, the boy known as Batkid captivated the US - and the world - as he dramatically "saved" Gotham from the bad guys in 2013.
    'Too short' Tom Cruise to be replaced in Jack Reacher reboot

    'Too short' Tom Cruise to be replaced in Jack Reacher reboot


    The Jack Reacher novels are set to be adapted into a television series, but Tom Cruise will not be recast due to his short...

    The Jack Reacher novels are set to be adapted into a television series, but Tom Cruise will not be recast due to his short stature.
    Fantastic Beasts: Is Johnny Depp's career on the rocks?

    Fantastic Beasts: Is Johnny Depp's career on the rocks?


    OPINION: The most interesting thing about Johnny Depp's performance in the new Fantastic Beasts film - arguably the only interesting thing - is that he is actually there to give it in the first...

    OPINION: The most interesting thing about Johnny Depp's performance in the new Fantastic Beasts film - arguably the only interesting thing - is that he is actually there to give it in the first place.
    Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters 3 is in the works

    Who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters 3 is in the works


    If there's something strange in your neighbourhood, you might be able to call the Ghostbusters once more (the original cast, that...

    If there's something strange in your neighbourhood, you might be able to call the Ghostbusters once more (the original cast, that is).
    Lady Gaga surprises California fire evacuees with goodies

    Lady Gaga surprises California fire evacuees with goodies


    She may have been forced to flee her own home, but that hasn't stopped Lady Gaga from helping others in the same...

    She may have been forced to flee her own home, but that hasn't stopped Lady Gaga from helping others in the same situation.