Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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Roger Moore, 85, rates himself as the 4th best James Bond: I've had luck
Roger Moore, now 85, is the longest running James Bond to date with 12 years and 7 films to his credit. Promoting his second memoir, One Lucky Bastard, he said: "When I started 70 odd years ago I was told that to be a success you’ve got to have talent, personality and luck".  
Taylor Swift: My twitter got hacked but don't worry

Taylor Swift: "My Twitter got hacked but don’t worry, Twitter is deleting the hacker tweets and locking my account until they can figure out how this happened and get me new passwords. Never a dull moment. Hackers gonna hack, hack, hack, hack, hack  

Taylor Swift's Twitter & Instagram accounts hacked: she's threatened with nude photo leak
Taylor Swift's social media accounts were hijacked on 1/27, by so-called elite hackers who threatened to release nude photos of the pop superstar in
Kim Kardashian: Bruce Jenner is the happiest I've ever seen him
Kim Kardashian, 34, commented on the changing appearance of her stepdad Bruce Jenner. "I think Bruce should tell his story his way. I think
Russell Brand: war is fought mostly for energy companies, arms companies, political elites
On January 23 Russell Brand said Americans were motivated by a “fear” that caused them to want guns and to “embrace heroic figures like Chris Kyle.”
Kevin Costner: Michael Moore oughta be smart enough to take back (his comments on snipers)
Kevin Costner: "I did take exception to what Michael Moore said. I mean, we practically invented the sniper in the Revolutionary War when we couldn’t take on, hold back
Angelina Jolie writes about visiting Iraq refugee camp: 51 million refugees worldwide
Angelina Jolie: "Nothing prepares you for the reality of so much individual human misery: for the stories of suffering and death, and the gaze of hungry, traumatized children."
All female Ghostbusters cast chosen
Melissa McCarthy has signed on for the Paul Feig directed reboot of Ghostbusters. Sony is negotiating with Kristen Wiig and Saturday Night Live players Leslie Jones and Kate McKinnon.
France's Cesar Awards nominees: list
France's Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for this year's Cesar Awards - the country's equivalent to the Oscars - in
Oscar poll: 7 in 10 say Hollywood not biased against minorities
A new Ipsos/Reuters poll found that most Americans believe that Hollywood doesn’t have a “problem” with women or minorities.
Frozen songwriters to pen Oscar musical number for Neil Patrick Harris
Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron tapped Frozen songwriters Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez to write an original number for host Neil Patrick Harris on the 2/22 telecast.
Drew Barrymore: Women can't do it all
Drew Barrymore in More magazine: "I shouldn't say this, because, I’ll get in trouble for it, but I’ll say it anyway - Women can’t do it all.”
Steven Spielberg’s speech to Holocaust survivors in Krakow: full text
Schindler’s List director and Shoah Foundation founder Steven Spielberg addressed Holocaust survivors and world leaders at the Auschwitz concentration camp
Sex theme park with giant penis ride to open in Taiwan (pix)
A sex theme park where tourists can ride astride gigantic stone penises with realistic scrotums is under construction in Taiwan. The park will be called Romantic Boulevard and will include
Danny Boyle begins shooting Steve Jobs biopic with Michael Fassbender
The long gestating biopic of the late technology guru and Apple founder Steve Jobs has finally begun shooting in San Francisco with Michael
Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Scientology and how their 10 year marriage ended
Roger Friedman: One of the big revelations about Going Clear, Alex Gibney’s documentary about Scientology: the cult ended Nicole Kidman’s marriage to Tom Cruise.
Evening at the Talk House by Wallace Shawn may come to Broadway
Michael Riedel: Evening at the Talk House is a thriller by Wallace Shawn. It's along the lines of a creepy short story by Shirley Jackson
James Franco: Sony hack made me sick
James Franco said the furore around his comedy The Interview, which prompted a devastating hack on Sony Pictures and threats of terrorism against US cinemas, affected his health.
Chris Pratt reportedly is wanted to star as Indiana Jones for Disney
Disney wants to revive the Indiana Indiana Jones franchise after buying the rights from Paramount in 2013. Disney reportedly wants Chris Pratt as the swashbuckling archaeologist
Howard Dean apologizes for American Sniper comments
Howard Dean: “I make no apologies to the thousands of right wing nut jobs who have Twittering me with nasty language, but I do apologize to the veterans. We owe them a lot and I think this movie was much more nuanced than I thought.”
Quote of the day
Robert Redford

"Because Hollywood has always followed the money – and rightly so – they realized the money was with youth, so that drove Hollywood’s direction. Which meant Hollywood was no longer containing both – no longer making the bigger films and the smaller independent films. They were divesting themselves of that and focusing on the larger films where the money was."

The Guardian
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