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'The Shining' Sequel 'Doctor Sleep' Sets Mike Flanagan as Director

'The Shining' Sequel 'Doctor Sleep' Sets Mike Flanagan as Director

Doctor Sleep follows the adult Danny Torrence, years after the traumatic events at the Overlook Hotel , who grapples with the same alcohol and anger issues his father experienced. The latter was adapted into a hit movie starring Jack Nicholson in 1980. Mike Flanagan , who directed the excellent adaptation of Gerald's Game , is set to rewrite the screenplay from Akiva Goldsman - however no release date has been confirmed as of yet. Read More

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Alumni from two local universities nominated for Oscars

Alumni from two local universities nominated for Oscars

Greta Gerwig , who wrote and directed best picture nominee " Lady Bird ", a story about a teenage girl brimming with self assurance, got rare female directing and screenplay Oscar nominations. Though he won't be playing Wolverine again after the release of his Logan swan song, Logan star Hugh Jackman takes time to congratulate director James Mangold for the film's Oscar nod. Read More

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Kemba Walker on reports that Charlotte Hornets are open to trading him

Kemba Walker on reports that Charlotte Hornets are open to trading him

In an update to the story, Ian Begley from ESPN reports the Hornets are interested in having discussions about Walker with the New York Knicks . Walker, 27, told reporters Friday any trade from Charlotte would hit him hard. I doubt the Philadelphia 76ers pull the trigger, but there's reason to believe they should. It's kind of where I've grown up. "This is definitely home", Walker said. Read More

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Trump Slams Senate Dems As Shutdown Looms

Trump Slams Senate Dems As Shutdown Looms

But bipartisan congressional negotiations with the White House faltered last week, prompting Republican leaders to begin pushing for the passage of a stopgap measure to fund the government through February 16. On Friday, the President accused Democrats of wanting "illegal immigration" and "weak borders" on Twitter. The New York Democrat said "discussions will continue". Read More

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'Jumanji' Reigns Over MLK Weekend With $35.4 Million

'Jumanji' Reigns Over MLK Weekend With $35.4 Million

Steven Spielberg's latest film , The Post , is slotted to earn $22.2 million at second place at the box office. The Liam Neeson-fronted action thriller topped expectations, opening to an estimated $13.5 million at No. holiday weekend increased the domestic total to $283.2 million. "But it really resonates with a younger audience and that's the segment of the audience that will continue to discover this movie and realize how timely it is", he added. Read More

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The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan Dies At 46

The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan Dies At 46

Sadly, no cause of death has been revealed at this time. The Cranberries released the acoustic album " Something Else " in 2017 and had been due to tour Europe and North America. The band formed in Limerick in 1989, and went on to enjoy remarkable global success. Like so many performers who are more at home on the stage than in their everyday environment, she seemed to be wracked with insecurity. Read More

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Kelly Clarkson: Spanking Her Kids Is Fine; Twitter Disagrees

Kelly Clarkson: Spanking Her Kids Is Fine; Twitter Disagrees

She, however, warned the other coaches that the competition is indeed on. "I hope with our two boys and our two girls that they see their parents as successful, loving and respectful people 'cause that's what we want for them". "I was like, 'I love y'all too!'" Hence, she also doesn't spare the rod on her children, River Rose , 3 and Remington Alexander , 1. "My parents spanked me and I did fine in life and I feel fine about it". Read More

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QUIZ: Which British Royal Would Be Your BFF?

QUIZ: Which British Royal Would Be Your BFF?

At the very least, this is a lesson to anyone that you need to #shootyourshot. The comments kept coming: "It is quite obvious that #MeghanMarkle is going to do whatever she wants to do". The index finger is "power" related: "Kings, priests and healers in the ancient days wore rings on the index finger because that finger was thought to be especially powerful". Read More

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Golden Globes 2018: Hugh Jackman's 'bewildered' look rules internet

Golden Globes 2018: Hugh Jackman's 'bewildered' look rules internet

Other Golden Globes viewers took to Twitter to criticize Franco for his alleged treatment of women in the past, including two women who made specific accusations against the actor. Some of the tweets focused on a 2014 incident in which Franco allegedly hit on a 17-year-old girl on Instagram. He allegedly offered to rent a room to spend time with the "almost 18"-year-old". Read More

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Bannon Issues Apology for Attack on Trump's Son

Bannon Issues Apology for Attack on Trump's Son

During the interview, Miller blasted Fire and Fury as "a garbage book", praised Trump as a "political genius," and echoed Trump's assertion Bannon had little to do with his presidency. "To reiterate, those comments were not aimed at Don Jr". "I've had to put up with the Fake News from the first day I announced that I would be running for President". Read More

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Mira Sorvino's dad threatens to kill Harvey Weinstein

Mira Sorvino's dad threatens to kill Harvey Weinstein

Sorvino, 78, added that he would "kill" Weinstein if he ever sees him. Mira Sorvino is proud of her dad for speaking out against Harvey Weinstein , to say the least. "The movies changed hands from Miramax to New Line before casting actually got underway, but because we had been warned off... by Miramax, and we were naive enough to assume we'd been told the truth, (producer) Fran (Walsh) and I did not raise their names in New Line casting conversations", Jackson recalled . Read More

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Watch Justin Timberlake's New Video Co-Starring a 'Filthy' Robot

Watch Justin Timberlake's New Video Co-Starring a 'Filthy' Robot

Titled " Filthy ", the song is an attempt at sounding futuristic in a George Michael 'Freeek!' type of way - sadly nowhere near as good - produced by both Timbaland and Danja. As of the release of "Filthy" tonight, pre-orders for Man of the Woods are now open. Take a look at the video up top and the pictures he shared and let us know what you think! " Man of the Woods " is set for release on February 2nd, and Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl Halftime Show two days later on ... Read More

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Unsafe wind chills Saturday morning - cold here to stay

Plus the winds weren't quite as strong, so that helped to make it feel a little warmer. Skies will become partly cloudy overnight, with temperatures falling to the middle single digits below zero. The ground is very cold so this could create slick spots. Wind chills will be as cold as minus 15 to minus 30 degrees by early Saturday morning. New Year's Eve night will be one of the coldest in recent memory with temperatures around 5° as the clock strikes midnight. Read More

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Meghan Markle was 'shortlisted' to be the next Bond Girl

By common consent, Harry dropped a "clanger" when he was a guest editor on BBC Radio 4's Today programme earlier this week and said: "No look, she's done an absolutely incredible job". Meghan went on to say that she wanted to make plans, but that it's OK to divert away from those plans later on. "She's had half siblings come out and speak about her not always favorably and I think Harry was standing up for her and letting people know he's aware of how she's been treated". Read More

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Friday, December 29 Morning Forecast Discussion

Friday, December 29 Morning Forecast Discussion

Beyond Wednesday, yet another surge of cold air spills south and possibly will be colder than the early week air mass, as we head from Thursday into Friday. However, our forecast is done by a meteorologist and it is best to not jump to such an extreme this far out in time. With nighttime temperatures below freezing for the past 5 days, it's beginning to feel a lot like winter! New Years Eve and New Years Day will be rather cold with low temperatures in the teens. Read More

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Virginia Parents Killed By Daughter's Neo-Nazi Boyfriend

Buckley Kuhn-Fricker was an elder care expert and licensed attorney, according to her company website . At one point this summer, Kuhn-Fricker's daughter told her that the boy was good at history and she asked "Did you know that Jews are partly to blame to WWII?" The Washington Post reported Saturday the suspect had been dating the couple's daughter, but that the family had recently persuaded her to break up with him because he espoused neo-Nazi philosophies. Read More

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Winter solstice 2017: It's the shortest day of the year

Winter solstice 2017: It's the shortest day of the year

Many pagans, and non-pagans too, will gather today at Stonehenge (the ancient structure is actually thought to have been built to honor the winter and summer solstices ) to reflect, release, and celebrate the sun's return. Thursday is the winter solstice - the shortest day of 2017. Fáilte Ireland and the Office of Public Works have teamed up for the broadcast on the shortest day of the year. Read More

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