Steven Spielberg’s ‘Ready Player One’ Sneak Screening Gets Standing Ovation at SXSW

Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” debuted at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival on Sunday night, and fans who scored a ticket to the sneak screening erupted in a standing ovation after the film ended well past midnight. The Paramount Theatre in Austin, Texas, was packed Sunday night as fans of the filmmaker as well as … Read more

‘Ready Player One’ World Premiere Screening Stopped Twice for Technical Troubles

Austin, we have a problem. The world premiere sneak screening of Steven Spielberg’s new sci-fi epic “Ready Player One” at SXSW on Sunday night stopped not once, but twice, due to technical difficulties. The new film was more than an hour and a half in when the sound went silent — which the audience initially … Read more

‘Walking Dead’: What Exactly Is Negan Planning to Do With That Zombie Blood?

(Spoilers ahead for the March 11 episode of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and, potentially, a future episode of the show) So that was a pretty strange note to end on, with Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) taking inspiration from a bad idea Eugene (Josh McDermitt) had about using catapults to throw walker parts and other assorted … Read more

‘Blockers’ Film Review: John Cena, Leslie Mann Teen Sex Comedy Lands a Joke a Minute

Universal What does it mean that writer Kay Cannon is helming the studio coming-of-age comedy “Blockers” for Universal Pictures? Everything and nothing. A few elements — notably how the film portrays its female characters — seem clearly crafted by a woman, but with those exceptions, “Blockers” is simply an Apatow-esque comedy with tightly crafted jokes, which … Read more

Trump Gun Proposal Probably Won't Include Universal Background Checks

Trump Gun Proposal Probably Won’t Include Universal Background ChecksOne of President Donald Trump’s top spokesmen on Sunday all but confirmed that the White House would not include universal background checks in its proposal for reducing gun violence. Less than two weeks ago, at a bipartisan meeting with lawmakers at the White House, Trump expressed support for … Read more

Kathmandu airport crash: US-Bangla plane crashes on landing

Asia Asia ‘Plane crash’ at Nepal’s Kathmandu airport Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share … Read more

Florida shooting: Trump backs off on assault rifle curbs

Florida shooting: Trump backs off on assault rifle curbs Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAmerica’s gun laws explainedWhite House proposals to tackle the threat of mass shootings in US schools fall short of a call by President Donald Trump himself to raise the age limit for buying assault rifles. Mr Trump said … Read more

Greek football boss on pitch with gun

Football European Football Scores & Fixtures Tables Champions League Europa League All Scores & Fixtures All Teams Leagues & Cups Savvidis entered the pitch after Fernando Varela’s goal was ruled out for offsideThe Greek top-flight match between PAOK Salonika and AEK Athens on Sunday was abandoned after PAOK’s president invaded the pitch with a gun.Ivan … Read more

‘No response’ yet from North Korea on talks with the US

‘No response’ yet from North Korea on talks with the US Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with … Read more

Colombia election: Farc fails to win support in first national vote

Latin America & Caribbean Latin America & Caribbean Colombia election: Farc fails to win support in first national vote Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email … Read more