Column: Baseball & Oscars fight losing battle for relevancy
Yes, folks, dinosaurs do still roam the Earth. Come Sunday night, an increasingly irrelevant Hollywood elite — look, kids, Dame Judi Dench got another nomination! In less than two weeks, Major League Baseball will throw out the first pitch on another fun-filled season of jockstrap adjustments and dallying even longer than usual between pitches so every fielder, plus a couple of hot dog vendors, have time to shift to one side of the field.news.yahoo.com
Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Matt Gaetz’s ‘To Catch a Predator’ Moment
ABCAfter he spent the first several minutes of his monologue complaining that Spider-Man: No Way Home failed to make it onto the list of Best Picture Oscar nominees on Tuesday—without mentioning that Marvel and ABC happen to share the same parent company in Disney—Jimmy Kimmel shifted gears.“Speaking of great acting, you want to see something funny?” the late-night host asked.With that he cut to a clip of a speech Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) made on the floor of the House this week in favor of a billnews.yahoo.com
Tom Holland Just Had The Best Live Reaction To Hearing “No Way Home” Is $23 Million Away From Overtaking “Avatar” At The Box Office After Admitting His Future As Spider-Man Remains Uncertain
“We’ve had conversations about the potential future of Spider-Man, but at the moment they are conversations… we don't know what the future looks like.”View Entire Post ›news.yahoo.com
Digital vaccine passports: convenient or the deepening of surveillance state?
Journalist Judith Levine makes the case against digital vaccine passports. About Rising: Rising is a weekday morning show with bipartisan hosts that breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside the halls of Washington power like never before. The show leans into the day's political cycle with cutting edge analysis from DC insiders who can predict what is going to happen. It also sets the day's political agenda by breaking exclusive news with a team of scoop-driven reporters and demanding answers during interviews with the country's most important political newsmakers. Follow Rising on social media: Website: Hill.TV Facebook: facebook.com/HillTVLive/ Instagram: @HillTVLive Twitter: @HillTVLivenews.yahoo.com
Jack Dorsey leaves mixed legacy as CEO of Twitter
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has stepped down as CEO of the social media platform. He leaves a mixed legacy of reshaping social and political discourse, while also providing a vehicle for bad actors to spread misinformation. (November 30)news.yahoo.com
Psaki calls Harris’s role as acting president a chapter in history of the 25th Amendment
President Biden briefly transferred the power of the presidency to Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday morning as he underwent a routine physical. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the event would be noted by many women and young girls across the country as a chapter in the history of the 25th Amendment.news.yahoo.com
Infrastructure legislation compared to "New Deal"
Some have compared President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure deal to Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal," which lifted the U.S. out of the Great Depression. Adie Tomer, senior fellow with Brookings Metro, joined CBSN to discuss the similarities and the shortcomings of this legislation.news.yahoo.com
Biden doubles US global donation of COVID vaccine
President Joe Biden says the U.S. is doubling its purchase of Pfizer’s COVID-19 shots to share with the world. The purchase of another 500 million shots brings the total U.S. vaccination commitment to more than 1.1 billion doses through 2022. (Sept. 22)news.yahoo.com
Oregon Man Allegedly Threatens to Kill Asian Father and Sexually Assault Son in Grocery Store
A man in Oregon was charged with bias crimes after he allegedly threatened an Asian man and his young son at a grocery store. Adam Christopher Graham, 35, is accused of harassing a father and son who were about to pay for their groceries at Fred Meyer in Scappoose on April 24, KPIC reported. Based on court documents, the victims were by the self-checkout aisle when Graham threatened to not only slit the man’s throat but also kidnap and sexually assault his son.news.yahoo.com
'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Sequel Announced for April 2022
Get your super-collider ready, Spider-Man fans -- there are plenty of multi-dimensional stories left to tell in the Spider-Verse! Marvel moviegoers got a major thrill on Friday when it was announced that the highly anticipated sequel to Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse now has an official release date: April 8, 2022. The official Twitter account of the Oscar-winning animated film shared the news first, teasing on Thursday, "Something's up. Back in July, Spider-Verse star Shameik Moore -- who voices Miles, aka Spider-Man, in the film -- told ET that he'd like the sequel to explore live-action possibilities. (Exclusive) Embed Code RestartRELATED CONTENT'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Star Shameik Moore Wants Sequel to Go Live ActionHow 'Into the Spider-Verse' Was Animated to Look Like a Comic Book (Exclusive)'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' Producers on How Miles' Heritage Will Be Explored in Sequel
'Joker' has highest October opening weekend of all-time, hauls in $93.5 million in the US
"Joker" hauled in $93.5 million in its opening weekend, the highest debut for a film released in October in cinematic history. The film garnered $140.5 million internationally, bringing its total cume to $234 million, Warner Bros. said Sunday. Some foresaw a $50 million opening, while others thought the film would see $100 million, or more. The Warner Bros. film currently holds a 69% "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes. However, if the fan reaction is negative, the film could see a massive drop in ticket sales during its second weekend.cnbc.com
'Spider-Man' swings on as Marvel, Sony mend split
On Friday, the parties announced that Marvel would again have a hand in producing the next sequel, and that Spider-Man would appear in another upcoming Marvel feature. In a statement, Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige said he is "thrilled that Spidey's journey in the MCU will continue." The result benefited both sides, with Sony releasing the hits "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and "Spider-Man: Far From Home," and the character appearing in several Marvel movies, including the "Avengers" saga. In August, however, the relationship broke down, with the announcement that Feige would no longer oversee the production of the Spider-Man movies. "Spider-Man: Far From Home" has grossed more than $1.1 billion worldwide, making it the third most lucrative movie released in 2019, behind "Avengers: Endgame" and "The Lion King."
Tom Holland Responds After He's Spotted Showing PDA With Mystery Blonde
Tom Holland is finally addressing those steamy photos of him with an unnamed woman at a festival in July. When asked if he felt like the scrutiny surrounding his personal life has reached new heights, Holland responds, "Yeah. Holland also responded to pushback surrounding Spider-Man leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sharing his confidence in Sony. I really am nothing but grateful, and I've made friends for life along the way." RELATED CONTENT:Tom Holland Addresses Spider-Man Drama at D23: 'It's Been a Crazy Week'Tom Holland Goofs Off in Reunion With Robert Downey Jr. Amid Disney-Sony DramaTom Holland Packs on PDA With Mystery Woman in London: Pics
'RHOBH' Casts Garcelle Beauvais and Sutton Stracke for Season 10
Garcelle Beauvais is about to make Housewives history! Beauvais is one of two new additions to season 10 of RHOBH. I am excited and proud to be joining the cast of such a wildly popular and beloved show like The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Beauvais said in a statement. The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills is expected to return to Bravo in early 2020. RELATED CONTENT:Denise Richards Confirms 'RHOBH' Is Filming Season 10 and 'Moving Forward' Without Lisa Vanderpump (Exclusive)Tori Spelling Says Shes 'A Little' Offended She's Never Been Asked to Join the 'RHOBH' CastLisa Vanderpump's Husband Ken Todd Slams 'RHOBH' Cast: 'Their Pettiness Says Everything'
Tom Holland Addresses Spider-Man Drama at D23: 'It's Been a Crazy Week'
Tom Holland is keeping his spirits up amid news that Spider-Man was divorcing the Marvel Cinematic Universe. On Thursday, Holland and Tony Stark himself, Robert Downey Jr., goofed off in a selfie amid the Sony-Marvel drama. Sony Pictures has owned the movie rights to Spider-Man since before Marvel Studios became its own studio. Following The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Sony and Marvel Studios' parent company, Disney, struck an unprecedented deal that allowed the two companies to share Spidey. Through the original deal, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige became a lead producer on Spider-Man: Homecoming and its sequel, Far From Home, which starred Holland as the eponymous superhero.
Sony Addresses Drama With Disney Over Spider-Man Rights and Departure from Marvel Cinematic Universe
Fans found out on Tuesday that Spider-Man will no longer be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the general consensus was one of crushing disappointment on social media. Now, it seems that Sony is as "disappointed" as everyone else about the news, according to a statement the studio released Tuesday evening. "Much of todays news about Spider-Man has mischaracterized recent discussions about Kevin Feiges involvement in the franchise," the studio said, referring to the president of Marvel Studios. What is known is that -- barring a future change of direction, or Disney outright buying Sony -- Spider-Man will almost certainly no longer be a part of the MCU in any capacity. RELATED CONTENT:Sam Raimi Says He Gave His Blessing for That Epic 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Surprise Cameo (Exclusive)What 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Reveals About Life After 'Avengers: Endgame'Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Holland and Zendaya Bring 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' to Children's HospitalUpcoming Marvel Movies: Everything We Know About Phase 4 of the MCU
Gwyneth Paltrow Curses Out Someone Who Questions Whether She Actually Cooks
Gwyneth Paltrow is defending her skills in the kitchen. While lending a hand in the kitchen, Paltrow hilariously revealed that she doesn't remember being in Spider-Man: Homecoming. "We weren't in Spider-Man," Paltrow replied, to which Favreau said, "Yes, we were. "I mean I've only worked with Gwyneth one time -- on Spider-Man: Homecoming, which she doesn't remember," he told Popsugar with a good-natured laugh. RELATED CONTENT:Tom Holland Says It 'Breaks My Heart' That Gwyneth Paltrow Doesn't Remember Working With HimWhy Gwyneth Paltrow and Husband Brad Falchuk Don't Live Together Full TimeGwyneth Paltrow Didn't Know She Was in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' and It's Hilarious
Man escapes Philadelphia high-rise fire by climbing down building
(CNN) - Did Philadelphia's friendly neighborhood "Spider-Man" just escape an apartment fire? The fire department responded to the fire around 9:30 p.m. Thursday in West Philadelphia, according to CNN affiliate WPVI. When they arrived at the 19-story high-rise, they saw a truly shocking sight: a man climbing down the outside of the building to escape the fire. The fire was believed to have been started by a trash compactor, said WPVI. The building was evacuated, and while some residents were unaccounted for, no injuries have been reported, the station said.
Jake Gyllenhaal Does His Best Tom Holland Impersonation During Hilarious Game of 'First
It seems that Tom Holland isn't totally sold on Jake Gyllenhaal's impression of him. "That was good," Holland said, smiling, as he pantomimed Gyllenhaal's impression. Another hilarious impression included Gyllenhaal's take on Al Pacino, in which he paraphrased the actor's infamous Scent of a Woman quote "Hoo-ah!" Spider-Man: Far From Home is in theaters now. RELATED CONTENT:Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Holland and Zendaya Bring 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' to Children's HospitalJake Gyllenhaal Jokes He's Not Speaking With Ryan Reynolds After Best Friends Day Feud (Exclusive)'SPIDER-MAN: Far From Home' Trailer Introduces Jake Gyllenhaal's Mysterio
Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Holland and Zendaya Bring 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' to
The stars of Spider-Man: Far From Home took the time to brighten some very special fans day. On Thursday, June 27, Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal and Zendaya visited the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, where they surprised some young patients who were right in the middle of watching an advance screening of the new movie. "We are here about to surprise some of the patients here," Holland explains in a video while dressed as the web-slinging superhero. Next, they went room to room chatting with the young patients, signing autographs and snapping photos. Holland never misses a beat, responding, "I actually used all my webs on the way over here."
'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Review: Your Friendly Post-'Endgame' Euro Trip
Far From Home tackles both head on, with delightful irreverence and a little Whitney Houston. (Regarding the former, yeah, it's convenient that the handful of Peter's classmates we care about were all blipped up.) It's a different flavor than Peter and Tony, than Fury and any of the other Avengers. Far From Home sticks the landing, and that might be the most important thing it needed to do after an utter behemoth like Endgame. Zendaya Says She's Having a 'Pinch Me' Moment at 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Premiere (Exclusive)Tom Holland Dishes on His Favorite Marvel Bromance at 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Premiere (Exclusive)
Tom Holland Dishes on His Favorite Marvel Bromance at 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Premiere
When Tom Holland swings back into theaters in the upcoming Spider-Man: Far From Home, it'll be his fifth time portraying the friendly neighborhood web-slinger, and he's been a part of some great on-screen team-ups. Holland is of course referring to his Far From Home co-star Jake Gyllenhaal, who plays the aptly named Mysterio. Gyllenhaal walked the carpet alongside Holland, and the young star joked about their similar stylish looks. For his part, Gyllenhaal has nothing but praise for the Spider-Man star and his unparalleled dedication to the athleticism and physicality of his character. Spider-Man: Far From Home swings into theaters July 2.
'Spider-Man' Tom Holland Rescues Fan Being Crushed Outside 'Late Show'
Before he entered the Ed Sullivan Theater in Midtown Manhattan, Holland helped a young lady who was being pushed by autograph hounds. I got you, Holland told Cassidy Ariel as she was being pushed into barricades. Ariel found herself in a throng of eager fans outside the theater as Holland showed up. Holland told the people around Ariel back up and made sure she was alright. Holland didn't dish on the drama during his appearance on Colbert's show, but this fan said she will never forget Spider-Man coming to her rescue.