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Creator behind new CBS show apologizes for ripping off 'Bones'

Really bro?Image: fox By Jess Joho2018-04-03 00:14:25 UTC They say imitation is the highest form of flattery — unless you’re talking about straight up ripping off someone else’s show. Michael Rauch, showrunner behind the new CBS crime procedural, addressed accusations of plagiarizing from the well-loved and recently canceled Fox crime show, Bones. You see, when Episode 3 of Instinct (not to be confused with the 1999 Anthony Hopkins crime thriller

Wonder Woman Lynda Carter speaks out about her #MeToo stories

Lynda Carter continues to be an enduring source of female empowerment.Image: Steve Granitz/WireImage By Jess Joho2018-03-13 00:16:01 UTC It isn’t surprising that Lynda Carter says she was sexually abused while playing Wonder Woman in the iconic ’70s TV show. But it does perfectly capture the sickening hypocrisy of Hollywood, which has played lip service to women’s empowerment for decades — all while systematically exploiting and ensuring their oppression. In a

Disney celebrates 'Black Panther's success by donating $1 million to kids in STEM

Shuri IS THE FUTUREImage: marvel studios By Jess Joho2018-02-27 01:12:48 UTC Yes, Black Panther’s Wakanda isn’t real — technically. But life continues to mimic art, as the film inspires more real-world activism tackling the film’s underlying themes of black empowerment.  To celebrate the Marvel movie’s unprecedented, record-breaking box office success, Disney is donating $1 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. According to a press release, the organization

Nintendo refuses to answer questions about Mario's sex life

Mario, exposedImage: nintendo By Jess Joho2018-02-06 00:53:14 UTC All Nintendo ever wanted to do was make fun, wholesome experiences for players of all ages. Instead, fans keep demanding more and more intimate details about Mario’s body and sex habits.  And it seems like Nintendo just wishes it would stop. A Super Mario Odyssey dev talk video posted Monday with producer Yoshiaki Koizumi shows the poor man uncomfortably dodging explicit questions

All the details you missed in the 'Westworld' Season 2 Super Bowl trailer

Image: hbo By Jess Joho2018-02-05 22:39:11 UTC Amidst the glitz, the glam, the sporting, the ads, the Solos, and the Timberlake, one spectacle stood out more than any other at the Super Bowl: Westworld’s Season 2 trailer. Playing out to a classical rendition of Kanye West’s ‘Runaway,’ the 2-minute trailer presented a dearth of motifs and hidden messages that can help us predict what’s to become of a Westworld ruled

Nicole Kidman eats live bugs, deserves at least four more Oscars

Probably still better than Arby’s.Image: vanity fair By Jess Joho2018-01-30 00:11:44 UTC Step aside Big Little Lies, because the bravest performance of Nicole Kidman’s illustrious career is actually her just straight up eating a four-course meal of bugs. In the latest video for Vanity Fair‘s ‘Secret Talent Theatre’ series, the esteemed Oscar-winning actresses digs into each critter-crawling dish — all while sporting a chic floral dress complete with an ascot.

New star-studded 'Incredibles 2' cast revealed with homage to addicting Google art app

Holly Hunter is the perfect ElastigirlImage: disney By Jess Joho2018-01-22 23:21:45 UTC The cast of the original Incredibles made it a truly super movie, with award-winning actors like Holly Hunter and Samuel L. Jackson lending their voices to spot-on characters like Elastigirl and Frozone.  Newly announced additions to the cast find even more prestigious actors joining these returning stars for the highly anticipated Incredibles 2 releasing next summer. And a

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's love story will be chronicled in a Lifetime movie

Image: Frank Augstein/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Adam Rosenberg2018-01-15 21:38:35 UTC The Crown may get there eventually, but Lifetime is looking to do it first. The cable network announced Harry & Meghan: The Royal Love Story on Sunday during the annual Television Critics Association press tour. As the title suggests, the movie will chart one of the most headline-grabbing romances of the modern era: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The TV movie is

The Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

Image: Redferns By Adam Rosenberg2018-01-15 19:28:08 UTC Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish rock band The Cranberries, died Monday. She was 46. The band confirmed the news on their official Facebook page. There’s no cause of death listed; the post only notes that O’Riordan died “suddenly” while she was in London for “a short recording session.” The Cranberries were a staple of the 1990s alt-rock music scene. Their 1993 debut,

John Williams is back for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story', but there's a catch

John Williams attends the Star Wars Celebration Day 1 on April 13, 2017 in Orlando, FloridaImage: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images By Angie Han2018-01-01 22:20:32 UTC Solo is bringing back a beloved member of the classic Star Wars crew – but there’s a catch. John Williams, whose legendary music has driven all but one of the Star Wars movies to date, is set to return for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  However,