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Hanson at 25: The Brothers Dish on Greatest Hits Album, Track by Track - and Why They'll Always Be Proud of 'MMMBop'

Hanson at 25: The Brothers Dish on Greatest Hits Album, Track by Track - and Why They'll Always Be Proud of 'MMMBop'
They’ve come a long way from “MMMBop” — and “MMMBop” wasn’t even close to their genesis.

In truth, Isaac, Taylor and Zac Hanson formed their band in 1992, when youngest member Zac (who is actually the third born of seven children) was only 6 years old. So while 2017 may mark 20 years of loyalty even for the most dedicated of Fansons — who first became acquainted with the towheaded brothers over the summer of 1997 during the time of their breakout album Middle of Nowhere and subsequent sold-out arena concerts, Saturday Night Live appearance, Christmas album and adorable Eggo commercial — for Hanson, it’s
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New Big Brother 19 Power Of Veto Winner Revealed Yesterday Night, September 2nd

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Alright guys. So, the Big Brother season 19 houseguests finally competed for this week’s Power Of Veto in the late evening hours yesterday, September 2,2017. Everyone got to play. The show brought on actor Bobby Moynihan to host the competition since he has a new show that’s going to be airing on CBS. No doubt they’re looking to promote it. Apparently, Bobby is a Big Brother fan too. Anyways, when everything was all said and done, it was Paul that emerged the winner of the coveted Power Of Veto this week. So, Paul is your winner once again. According to Big Brother Network, Paul has been plotting to try and save Alex so he can stay in good graces with her. A surprising turn of events happened. Josh actually started to catch on to what Paul’s been doing. He told Christmas about it on the live feeds yesterday.
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Garry Marshall's Legacy: An Inside Look at the Making of Pretty Woman

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Garry Marshall's Legacy: An Inside Look at the Making of Pretty Woman
Garry Marshall's presence in Hollywood is felt among the many iconic films he directed, but none more so than Pretty Woman, which rocketed Julia Roberts to superstardom. Since the movie's debut in 1990, Marshall and Roberts remained close until the award-winning director's passing Tuesday at 81. In a 2006 interview with People, Marshall talked about discovering Roberts, now 48, for the role of Vivian: "We're a business who loves to discover a star. She was absolutely delightful and charming. It wasn't just good acting - she was magical. Sooner or later, somebody would have discovered her, but I was glad I was the one.
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Garry Marshall's Legacy: An Inside Look at the Making of Pretty Woman

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Garry Marshall's Legacy: An Inside Look at the Making of Pretty Woman
Garry Marshall's presence in Hollywood is felt among the many iconic films he directed, but none more so than Pretty Woman, which rocketed Julia Roberts to superstardom. Since the movie's debut in 1990, Marshall and Roberts remained close until the award-winning director's passing Tuesday at 81. In a 2006 interview with People, Marshall talked about discovering Roberts, now 48, for the role of Vivian: "We're a business who loves to discover a star. She was absolutely delightful and charming. It wasn't just good acting - she was magical. Sooner or later, somebody would have discovered her, but I was glad I was the one.
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Jessica Jones Cast And Creators Look Ahead To Season 2

When Jessica Jones hit Netflix earlier this year, audiences were bowled over by this former-superhero-turned-private-eye. The show is female-led, and female-centred, and essentially spent 13 episodes dealing with the issue of consent – so its critical and popular success was a significant triumph for those who have been clamouring for better representation of women in the media. It also introduced Luke Cage – played by Mike Colter – ahead of that character’s own Netflix series, which arrives in the fall.

Once they had binge-watched Jessica Jones and digested its content, fans held their collective breath and waited for the verdict from Netflix and Marvel Studios. The previous collaboration between the two organizations – Daredevil – received a second season order within days of its first season arriving online. Jessica Jones had to wait a little longer, but the second season order finally came, and audiences began to get excited about what a further 13 episodes might deliver.
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The X Factor 2015: Get a glimpse at the newly-named Groups performing at Judges' Houses

The X Factor reaches the Judges' Houses stage of the competition this weekend, and the Groups were lucky enough to head to Rome to perform for their mentor Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and special guest judge Jess Glynne. If nothing else, it was a chance for them to get to grips with their new names:

1. 4th Impact

Formerly: 4th Power

Who are they? Mylene (23), Irene (25), Almira (27) and Celina (19) grew up singing and dancing together.

Their journey: 4th Impact - who travelled from the Philippines to audition - have been wowing the judges since their astonishing first audition, in which they covered 'Bang Bang'.

They say: "We are very fierce, energetic, powerful performers with angelic harmonies."

2. Alien Uncovered

Formerly: Alien

Who are they? Madison (19), Natalie (18), Temple (24), Frank (17), Yaz (23) and Shae (23) have been together for 18 months.

Their journey: Alien Uncovered burst onto the auditions with a cover of 'Pump It', and Cheryl admitted at
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The X Factor's Alien Uncovered: 'People say we're raunchy, but we're just confident'

The X Factor's Alien Uncovered have dismissed suggestions that they're "raunchy".

The group - formerly known as Alien - will battle it out at Judges' Houses with the rest of Cheryl Fernandez-Versini's Groups in an attempt to make it into the live shows.

And they have now revealed that they want to "stand out" in their own way.

"We've been described as raunchy, but to us we're just confident, and also vibrant and fun," Alien Uncovered said.

The six-piece added that they feel the "message" of their band sets them apart from other acts, saying: "We are really strong on female empowerment and diversity, and encouraging people to be themselves. Whatever we do, we bring an Alien touch to it."

Alien Uncovered also named their inspiration as Rihanna, saying: "She is so confident and does what she wants. She is raunchy to an extent, her message is spot
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Top Gear was going to get new presenters after a final 3-year deal

James May has suggested that he, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond would have quit Top Gear after a final 3-year deal before Clarkson was axed from the show.

The presenter made the claim in his review of the £208,090 Ferrari 458 Speciale in The Sunday Times.

Explaining why he was planning such an extravagant purchase, May said: "There we were, all three of us, on the brink of a new three-year contract to make Top Gear, after which we would definitely chuck it in with dignity and hand the reins to a new generation, assuming we were still alive.

"There were a few details to resolve about time frames and other mundane stuff, but the groaning draft version of this document was actually sitting on my desk."

Earlier in the piece, May denied rumours that he, Clarkson and Hammond already have a new show lined up for another broadcaster after they were
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'Master Chief Collection' developers discuss 10-year evolution of 'Halo 2' cinematics

'Master Chief Collection' developers discuss 10-year evolution of 'Halo 2' cinematics
Halo 2 looks gorgeous, thanks to its visual upgrade in Halo: The Master Chief Collection. There's no better example of the difference 10 years can make than the cinematic interludes that appear between actual moments of gameplay. Remastered by the talented team at Blur Studio, the Halo 2 cutscenes should leave fans pining for an actual animated Halo film. Blur co-owner/creative director Tim Miller and Dan Ayoub, the studio head of external development at 343 Industries, spoke to EW about making the interludes. EW: So why did 343 Industries decide to bring an outside hire like Blur into the project? Dan Ayoub: It
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Highlights from the Locarno Film Summer Academy Master Class with Award-winning Director Agnès Varda

Stefano Knuchel, Head of the Locarno Film Summer Academy, invited me to sit in on his master class with the 2014 Locarno International Film Festival’s Pardo d’onore Swisscom winner French film director Agnès Varda.

Known as the Grandmother of the French New Wave (a term with which she takes issue, as I cite in my Conversation with Varda).Varda’s film credits include "La Pointe Courte" (1955), "Cleo from 5 to 7" (Cléo de 5 à 7, 1962), "The Creatures" (Les Créatures 1966), "Lions Love (…and Lies)" (1969), "Documenteur" (1981),"Vagabond"(Sans toit ni loi, 1985), "The Gleaners and I" (Les glaneurs et la glaneuse, 2000) and " The Beaches of Agnès" (Les Plages d’Agnès, 2008).

Speaking to the group of international students, Varda shared her passion for cinema, photography, and installation work, with humor and honesty. Here are some highlights from Varda’s talk.

I asked Varda about finding inspiration and her writing process

I don’t search for ideas; I find them. They come to me or I have none. I would not sit at a table and think now I have to find ideas. I wait until something disturbs me enough, like a relationship I heard about, and then it becomes so important I have to write the screenplay.

I never wrote with someone else or directed together. I wouldn’t like that. I never worked with (her late husband, director Jacques) Demy. We would show screenplays to each other when we were finished.

When you are a filmmaker, you are a filmmaker all the time. Your mind is recording impressions, moods. You are fed with that. Inspiration is getting connections with the surprises that you see in life. Suddenly it enters in your world and it remains; you have to let it go and work on it. It’s contradictory.

Question from Student: How did you manage to navigate a male-dominated film world?

First, stop saying it’s a male world. It’s true, but it helps not to repeat it. When I started in film, I did a new language of cinema, not as a woman, but as a filmmaker. It is still a male world, as long women are not making the same salary as men.

Put yourself in a situation where you want to make films; whether you are woman or not a woman, give yourself the tools: maybe you intern, maybe you go to school, or read books. Get the tools.

On Filmmaking

We have to capture in film what we don’t know about.

If you don’t have a point-of-view it’s not worth starting to make a film.

Whatever we do in film is searching. If you meet somebody, you establish yourself, who you want to meet, what kind of relationship it is. Our whole life is made up of back and forth, decisions, options -- and then they don’t fit.

When one is filming we should be fragile; listen to that something in ourselves. The act of filming for me is so vivid, it includes what you had in mind, and includes what is happening around you at that moment -- how you felt, if you have headache, and so on. A film builds itself with what you don’t know.

Life interferes. You have friends. Kids. No kids. Then there is a leak on the wall. Everything interferes. It’s how you build the life with others.

Sometimes I go by myself to do location scouting. When I go by myself, something speaks to me in a place I’ve chosen and I know maybe we should take advantage of that. We have to be working with chance. ‘Chance’ is my assistant director.

About Cleo de 5-7

I had to be able calculate the time of speaking, taking a taxi, and so on -- it was very interesting to write what was happening and try the mechanical thing of time, to let emotion and surprise come in.

About Vagabond

I knew people who were on the road. I knew the kind of people she (Mona, the protagonist) would meet. I would write the dialogue the night before. The people I met gave me their attitude and state of mind.

About "The Beaches of Agnès"

It was supposed to be autobiographical. Like a gesture of a painter, when they do a self-portrait and look at themselves and paint. In "The Beaches of Agnès" I am turning the mirror to the people who surround me; it’s not so much about what I did in my past. It is about how you build the life with others. I am turning the mirror to the people who surround me.

Varda on Varda

In the last ten years, I’ve done installations in museums and galleries. I enjoy that other expression of things. I got out of the flat film screen -- to invade the space, using three- dimensional objects. It helps to express other things. You put yourself at risk. I’ve been experimenting in motion, and surprises.I’m naturally curious.

Award-winning screenwriter and filmmaker, Susan Kouguell teaches screenwriting at Purchase College and presents international workshops and seminars on screenwriting and film. Author of Savvy Characters Sell Screenplays! and The Savvy Screenwriter, she is chairperson of Su-City Pictures East, LLC, a consulting company founded in 1990 where she works with over 1,000 writers, filmmakers, and executives worldwide. www.su-city-pictures.com, http://su-city-pictures.com/wpblog
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Press tour: CW's 'The Flash' hits the ground running

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Press tour: CW's 'The Flash' hits the ground running
Where Marvel has been running rings around DC with its cinematic superhero universe, DC in turn is having a bit moment on the small screen. The CW's "Arrow" has had two very strong seasons featuring not only Stephen Amell as Green Arrow, but lots of other major and minor DC characters like Black Canary, Deadshot, Bronze Tiger, and Deathstroke. And this fall, we'll have new DC-inspired shows on NBC (the supernatural saga "Constantine"), Fox (the Batman prequel "Gotham") and again on the CW, with "The Flash," spinning off from "Arrow" and developed by the "Arrow" creative team of Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg, along with DC executive and longtime "Flash" comic writer Geoff Johns. At press tour, Johns called "The Flash" "probably the most faithful DC Comics adaptation ever, as deep as we're going to go, and as many characters as we're using." The pilot episode — featuring Grant Gustin as
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Meme: Naya Rivera Still Under Contract For “Glee,” Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black Move In Together, Explaining Mister Rogers To Modern Kids

Sir Richard Branson boycotts Dorchester Hotels, Maggie Gallagher touts defeat on marriage, Justice Ginsberg reflects on Windsor

Sir Richard Branson says that all Virgin companies and employees are boycotting hotels owned by the Dorchester Collection, and the Sultan of Brunei until he rescinds Sharia Law, including death by stoning for homosexuality.

The Human Rights Campaign is also calling on Lgbt groups and allies to boycott the hotels as well. ““There are a number of hotels and venues in the Los Angeles area that aren’t owned by foreign leaders and governments that allow for the execution of its Lgbt citizens. We’re encouraging members of the Lgbt community and our allies to consider those options instead of the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Bel-Air––which are part of the Sultan’s Dorchester Collection. In addition, we’re calling on organizations that have upcoming events scheduled at these hotels to move them to other locations.
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Rowland wants wedding to be like a 'gift'

Rowland wants wedding to be like a 'gift'
Los Angeles, Feb 4: Singer Kelly Rowland, who is busy preparing for her wedding with Tim Witherspoon, says that the extravaganza is like their "gift" to themselves.

The singer wants the day to be very special for the two.

"I really plan on it being a very special day between me and my sweetheart. Whatever we do we just want it to be special and between he and I and just make it something that we both remember and just for us. It's our gift to ourselves," eonline.com.

The couple had sparked off engagement rumours end of last year when the 32-year-old was spotted with a diamond ring on her wedding finger.

Ians
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Kelly Rowland Talks Wedding Plans

Gearing up for her impending nuptials, Kelly Rowland dished on her big day in an interview with E! News at the Never Stop, Never Settle event in NYC on Sunday (February 3).

Asked about her wedding to Tim Witherspoon, the former Destiny's Child member assured, "I really plan on it being a very special day between me and my sweetheart."

Declining to give details, she added, "Whatever we do we just want it to be special and between he and I and just make it something that we both remember and just for us. It's our gift to ourselves."

When asked if she might take the stage during the ceremony or at the reception, Ms. Rowland laughed, "I don't know. I think I would be a little shy to be completely honest."

Posed with the question of whether pal Beyoncé's daughter Blue Ivy might serve as flower girl, Kelly replied, "That's hilarious.
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Kelly Rowland Gushes About "Very Special" Wedding Plans, Talks Blue Ivy as a Possible Flower Girl!

Kelly Rowland Gushes About
Forget the honeymoon period! Kelly Rowland is currently on cloud nine as she plans for her upcoming wedding to Tim Witherspoon. E! News caught up with the songstress at the Hennessy Vs presents Never Stop., Never Settle event in New York City in honor of the Super Bowl. When asked if she's getting ready for her upcoming nuptials, Rowland told us, "I really plan on it being a very special day between me and my sweetheart." She added, "Whatever we do we just want it to be special and between he and I and just make it something that we both remember and just for us. It's our gift to ourselves." So will the former Destiny's Child singer provide the musical...
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TV News: Anarchy, AMC, Arrested, Scream

Sons of Anarchy

The first photo is out of Peter Weller as a crooked ex-cop in the upcoming sixth season of FX's biker drama "Sons of Anarchy".

His character takes advantage of the city's failing infrastructure to become boss of the Stockton, California port and in the process crosses paths with Samcro. [Source: The Live Feed]

AMC

AMC has ordered both "Turn" and "Halt and Catch Fire" to series. 'Turn' is a revolutionary war drama about a spy ring in 1778.

'Fire' centers on the personal computer biz in the 1980s and stars Lee Pace and Scoot McNairy. Mark Johnson ("Breaking Bad") executive produces. [Source: Variety]

Arrested Development

"Arrested Development" creator Mitch Hurwitz has confirmed in Montreal that the show is "definitely" returning for the fifth season. Netflix's chief content officer added "Absolutely, in any form."

Hurwitz says "Whatever we do, I want to get the cast all together and not do another anthology thing, and that
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TV extended reality, no dearth of roles for me: Eijaz Khan

TV extended reality, no dearth of roles for me: Eijaz Khan
Mumbai, May 3: Eijaz Khan says television is an "extended reality" and there will be plenty of opportunities for him on the small screen, but he is keen to explore other mediums across the globe.

"Television is an extended reality. Whatever we do on TV, it happens in real life too. So if I can convince myself, I can convince the audience. You can bring so many new things. There will never be a dearth of characters for me," he told Ians.

The same character can be played in different ways, he feels.

"It is up to the actor what new (element) an actor can bring into a tried and tested role. If it is a negative role, I can.
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“I would love to do a Bollywood movie because I would love to challenge myself” – Jon Huertas

When BollySpice first chatted with Castle star Jon Huertas two years ago, we learned of his love for Bollywood and that he would love to be a romantic action hero in a Bollywood film. We wondered if he still had Bollywood in his sights. Recently, Reema got the amazing chance to sit and talk with Jon in La and had a fabulous conversation with the actor. Not only did she find out more about his Bollywood dream, she also got to hear exclusively what else is going on in his busy career, other than playing Detective Javier Esposito on ABC’s popular TV series Castle. Read on to find out what he loves about Bollywood, a little about his new music career, and of course, life on Castle.

About Bollywood

So last time BollySpice talked to you, you said you would love to be in a Bollywood film. Is that
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Emily S. Whitten Talks With Reilly Brown

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I’ve been a fan of Reilly Brown’s artwork since I first came across it in Marvel’s Cable & Deadpool, and have been following it off and on ever since. There are a lot of artists I like out there, but Reilly is consistently a favorite of mine – his characters’ expressions and the way his drawings capture the energy and emotion of whatever’s happening on the page really appeal to me. I also consider him among the pioneers of the digital comics medium. One of his current projects, Power Play, is a digital comic that was the first effective use of the medium that I had ever seen. To pull from my thoughts when I reviewed the Power Play preview in 2011:

“This is the kind of thing I geek out about, because it excites me to see the potential of the medium being explored to enhance the reading experience.
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Slumping Vivendi Not Breaking Up Its Media & Telecom Assets Now: CFO

Vivendi Chief Financial Officer Philippe Capron told an earnings analyst conference today: “Clearly a breakup would lead to very great difficulty in apportioning of the debt. We don’t see how to keep quality ratings on both sides. A straight break up is not something we are contemplating for the time being.” In April, the breakup of its telecom and media assets to solve Vivendi’s slumping share price was reported under consideration despite what it might do to the company’s long-term debt rating. “Whatever we do will be driven in large part to make sure value is preserved for bondholders,” Capron said. The French media and telecommunications group announced cost-cutting after posting a 43% drop in second quarter net profit owing to higher taxes and a decline in the group’s core earnings. Vivendi said its net profit fell to 463 million euros ($580 million dollars) in the three-month period, on
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