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News Source: Independent.co.uk

The 16 best and worst pop stars turned actors

From the highs of Meat Loaf, Lady Gaga and — really — Victoria Beckham, to the lows of Ed Sheeran, Adam White has curated 16 music icons that have tried their hand at acting to various degrees of success go to Article >

10 best documentaries streaming now on Amazon Prime Video for when you need a good dose of reality

5 Days ago Tech Source: Mashable.com

Most documentaries have lessons to impart and important things to say, but some of the best ones do that with nuance and subtlety while keeping us entertained.Amazon Prime Video subscribers have an embarrassment of riches to sift through when... read more

'Fortnite' welcomes Ewan McGregor to the game in an 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' crossover

6 Days ago Tech Source: Mashable.com

A new Star Wars action figure is coming to Fortnite, and all of us win because it's Ewan McGregor.The Obi-Wan Kenobi star will make his Fortnite debut on May 26 at 8pm ET, Epic Games confirms. That's the night before McGregor at long last returns... read more

'The Staircase' is exploitative true crime at its best (and worst)

20 Days ago Tech Source: Mashable.com

HBO Max's The Staircase is like staring into an infinity mirror of true crime. The more you watch it, the more idly transfixed you become by the illusion — and simultaneously perplexed by its existence in the first place.Fascinating, nauseating,... read more

Mandip Gill: ‘Me and Jodie Whittaker are so touchy-feely’

21 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

The Doctor Who star is swapping the Tardis for a star turn in 2:22 – A Ghost Story. She discusses her friendship with the current Time Lord and an ‘eye-opening’ new role alongside Uma ThurmanBack in 2011, Mandip Gill was an aspiring actor who had... read more

All the horses of pop culture, ranked

16 Days ago Tech Source: Mashable.com

For many millennials who labored under the daily grind of rural American culture, the fundamental hobbies revolved around the ability to do them in cowboy boots. We went to the washes at night for frog gigging — hunting frogs with a spiked tennis... read more

‘Birds of Prey’ Actor Ella Jay Basco on Reinventing Herself as a Teen Pop Star With New Single ‘Bubble Tea’

27 Days ago Other Source: Variety.com

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month arrives on Sunday, and Ella Jay Basco is celebrating with “Bubble Tea,” the latest single from her upcoming album. Best known for her role as Cassandra Cain in the 2020 superhero film “Birds of... read more

'Downton Abbey: A New Era' is pure Hollywood fantasy and happy endings

27 Days ago Tech Source: Mashable.com

"The modern world comes to Downton," proclaims Lady Cora Crawley in the second Downton Abbey film, and indeed it has, with the next film-length instalment of Julian Fellowes' period drama bringing the franchise quite literally into A New Era.It’s... read more

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' has a lot of explaining to do

14 Days ago Tech Source: Mashable.com

Fans of the first two Star Wars trilogies already know the basic story of Obi-Wan Kenobi — the character, that is, not the Disney+ series of the same name that premieres on May 27. While Lucasfilm has Obi-Wan Kenobi under its usual blanket of... read more

'Doctor Strange 2's mouthy street vendor has a secret history with Marvel

20 Days ago Tech Source: Mashable.com

That Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness post-credits moment is for Sam Raimi's real ones.You might not get the reference if you're a younger Marvel fan or if you've just never spent much time consuming Raimi's past work. But the... read more

Unblogged April

26 Days ago Culture Source: Diamondgeezer.blogspot.com

30 unblogged things I did in AprilFri 1: The fan in my oven has broken so I'm living off hob- and microwave-friendly food. I'm sure they'll get it fixed soon.Sat 2: I'm pleased to report that bus passengers still give up their seat when a Chelsea... read more