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Black Panther has broken multiple box office records in its opening weekend both in the U.S. and globally, far exceeding projections that had been made about the much-anticipated film. More than anything, though, Black Panther is proof that having the quality to back up the hype is the best thing a superhero movie can have going for it.
  • Stephen Hawking, in his own words

    Stephen Hawking, in his own words

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    His support of the sciences, art, education and the NHS and charities such as the MND foundation will also live on as will his wickedly funny sense of humor. He made us laugh and we made him laugh. He showed the world that anything is possible. "So sad to hear of Stephen's death", Jones said , as mentioned in The Hollywood Reporter .
  • Ava DuVernay to direct DC's 'The New Gods'

    Ava DuVernay to direct DC's 'The New Gods'

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    Variety reports the news that DuVernay is officially on board to direct the New Gods film, a feature version of the original 1971 comic-book, which was created and designed by Jack Kirby . By the late '80s and early 90s, The New Gods would receive their own title again, as would Mister Miracle . The idyllic planet has been in an ongoing war with the hellish Apokolips, a dystopian planet ruled by the supreme Darkseid .
  • Barack Obama Reveals His 2018 NCAA Tournament Winners

    Barack Obama Reveals His 2018 NCAA Tournament Winners

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    Former President Barack Obama has picked his NCAA Tournament brackets , and he has Michigan State winning the men's title and - no surprises - UConn winning the women's championship. We have made sure to list out a number of the quality offerings that are out there for watching the NCAA men's basketball tournament this postseason.
  • Tributes from Portsmouth professor inspired by 'iconic' Stephen Hawking

    Tributes from Portsmouth professor inspired by 'iconic' Stephen Hawking

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    Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and professor of Computer Science at Oxford, said: "We have lost a colossal mind and a wonderful spirit". Hawking died peacefully at his home in the university city of Cambridge in the early hours of yesterday. "Condolences to the family", tweeted actor-producer Farhan Akhtar.
  • Stephen Hawking-visionary physicist-dies at 76

    Stephen Hawking-visionary physicist-dies at 76

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    We will reach out to the stars.' This was a time when missions to Mars was criticised. The account garnered one million fans within its first few hours and now has nearly five million, with his infrequent posts typically generating tens of thousands of admiring comments.
  • Take Our Quiz To Find Out How Irish You Really Are

    Take Our Quiz To Find Out How Irish You Really Are

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    Across the pond, the holiday's American cousin was more about a general celebration of Irish heritage (and mind you, just a wee bit more fun). Uncle Earl's: The bar's 9th annual St. Patrick's Day that we haven't included in this story? Dillon even breaks off from his traditionalist roots by ordering in pre-peeled potatoes to keep pace with the starch's high demand throughout the holiday.
  • Latest 'Tomb Raider' film hits reset on the franchise

    Latest 'Tomb Raider' film hits reset on the franchise

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    Overall, this film was unexpectedly entertaining and kept my interest throughout the film. Vikander is serviceable enough in the role, but isn't at the point in her career where she can carry such a load on her shoulders, especially when all other aspects of the film are failing around her.
  • Boris Johnson urges 'all responsible nations' to support United Kingdom stand against Russian Federation

    Boris Johnson urges 'all responsible nations' to support United Kingdom stand against Russian Federation

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    Russia says it will retaliate against Britain's recently announced sanctions , saying that President Vladimir Putin will soon decide the best way to respond to the U.K.'s expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats . But it will take more than action in London to stop Putin. Since Putin was elected president for the first time in 2000, Russian Federation has recovered from the collapse of the Soviet Union and cemented its status as a big power.
  • This Is Us Finale Review: A Season Full of Roller Coaster Rides

    This Is Us Finale Review: A Season Full of Roller Coaster Rides

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    The "what if?" aspect, however, was driven home by the understated flashbacks, as Kate reflected on quiet moments with her father, who spoke about her eventual marriage and being there to walk her down the aisle. Rebecca is stressing over what to wear to the wedding . "While it will be hard what comes up, she also knows that she wants to be there for her husband".
  • Marvel releases trailer and poster for 'Avengers: Infinity War'

    Marvel releases trailer and poster for 'Avengers: Infinity War'

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    This is a movie we've been looking forward to ever since we saw Thanos in the post-credits scene for Marvel's Avengers . We're now just over a month out from the release of Avengers: Infinity War , and with Black Panther finding huge success at the box office, this new Avengers movie can now receive the lion's share of Disney's attention.
  • Givenchy and his muse: how his friendship with Audrey Hepburn changed fashion

    Givenchy and his muse: how his friendship with Audrey Hepburn changed fashion

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    His grandfather, an administrator of a tapestry workshop in Beauvais, cultivated the young Givenchy's appreciation of the arts and honed his aesthetic sensibility. Boseman seems to be a fan of the elegant minimalistic style by French fashion house as previously he chose another creation from the SS2018 for the Black Panther European Premier.
  • To voice concerns on gun laws, Halifax students walk out of class

    To voice concerns on gun laws, Halifax students walk out of class

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    The day is meant to honor the 17 people killed in a shooting at a Florida high school - and call for an end to gun violence . Instead, Funk suggested, students need ongoing dialogue in classrooms and open mics. Some students took a different approach as many schools made a decision to use the demonstration as a teachable moment. The #Enough National School Walkout , which took place a month after a high school shooting that claimed 17 lives in a Parkland, Florida, was under the umbrella ...
  • Trump fired Tillerson so US can scrap nuclear deal: Iranian minister

    Trump fired Tillerson so US can scrap nuclear deal: Iranian minister

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    But Freeland was able to alleviate some of that sting by helping to organize the gathering in Vancouver, which saw more than a dozen international partners stand firmly in support of a diplomatic approach to North Korea. One commentator has likened what has happened to Tillerson to the 1890 overthrow of the German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck by imperial Germany's new Kaiser, Wilhelm II, an event characterized in a celebrated cartoon entitled "Dropping the Pilot".
  • Ohio State, PSU prep for epic NCAA wrestling clash — Mad mats

    Ohio State, PSU prep for epic NCAA wrestling clash — Mad mats

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    Who are they playing in the first round? "They're a great team". "The three guys sitting up here have been to three NCAA Tournaments ". "Both guys are willing to take themselves to discomfort to get their hands raised", Ryan said. The Jackrabbits are good enough to win this one. Ohio State finished with 24 victories, including winning 13 games in the Big Ten this season when they were expected to be a team at the bottom of the standings.
  • Watch Drake & Travis Scott Play Fortnite On Twitch

    Watch Drake & Travis Scott Play Fortnite On Twitch

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    One of those streamers , Tyler "Ninja" Blevins , has skyrocketed from previous records to the point where he is virtually untouchable. It was a star-studded occasion. However, these numbers, already well beyond what the majority of Twitch streamers see, were dwarfed by last night's stream. Almost, anyway. The actual record for number of streams is held by ELeague Major: Boston 2018 with 1.1 million viewers.
  • New 'Tomb Raider' Game 'Shadow Of The Tomb Raider' Announced

    New 'Tomb Raider' Game 'Shadow Of The Tomb Raider' Announced

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    This Lara is spunky and fearless, with a mind of her own. Of course, not everyone loves the movie they saw. And thanks to that physical training, she's up for the task. "It makes me feel amusing inside'". Now ... the flip side of that is the damn push-up bra. This version of the story plays out like a " Year One" comic, with Oscar victor Alicia Vikander ( Ex Machina ) playing the iconic adventurer as a tough-as-nails young woman who is squandering her considerable potential.
  • WWE Smackdown RESULTS: AJ Styles addresses WrestleMania dream match with Shinsuke Nakamura

    WWE Smackdown RESULTS: AJ Styles addresses WrestleMania dream match with Shinsuke Nakamura

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    In general, SmackDown used to handle their sprawling narrative pretty well, but the latest one with Styles, Owens, Zayn, McMahon, and Bryan meandered for so long that people are starting to get restless. SmackDown women's champion Charlotte Flair also has her Wrestlemania match confirmed, after Raw star and women's Royal Rumble victor Asuka announced that she would be challenging Charlotte next month.
  • Toys R Us is reportedly shutting down stores in the US

    Toys R Us is reportedly shutting down stores in the US

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    The CEO of a California-based toy company says he is bidding for the Canadian operations of Toys "R" Us Inc., the USA industry giant that entered court protection from creditors last September. It's sad that this is happening, especially for them", he said, referring to his kids. "It was a fun place to visit your child". The company made a decision to close or sell its remaining stores after its executives met with creditors today, according to three people briefed on the discussions.
  • Katy Perry reveals 'disgusting' hidden talent on American Idol

    Katy Perry reveals 'disgusting' hidden talent on American Idol

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    The aspiring singer was belting out a version of Selena's Techno Cumbia when Katy and fellow judges Lionel and Luke Bryan chose to help her out. I'm just very excited. Lionel promises, "It's the flawless spot to find great talent". He auditions with "It's a Man's World", and has a unique sound to his voice .
  • Here's Cortana's March Madness bracket

    Here's Cortana's March Madness bracket

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    Kansas coach Bill Self said he is encouraged with Udoka Azubuike's progress and that the big man could be available in an "emergency-type situation" when the top-seeded Jayhawks open the NCAA tournament against No. "Let's go do some damage in the NCAA Tournament ". Without him, they're averaging just 75.8 points per game and have scored below 70 twice, including a season-low 61 against the Crimson Tide last week.
  • Alicia Vikander Looks Lara Croft Chic At Tomb Raider Premiere

    Alicia Vikander Looks Lara Croft Chic At Tomb Raider Premiere

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    Arriving near the peak popularity of the video game series on which it's based, Tomb Raider grossed hundreds of millions of dollars, and nearly instantly became Jolie's highest-grossing movie to date. Those who own the original DOS versions of the " Tomb Raider " games on Steam will get the remastered versions for free. Are you more or less excited knowing it will release by the end of the year? CBR calls Tomb Raider an " uncomfortably brutal and joyless reboot " that sets up a new ...
  • Mark Hamill talks Carrie Fisher and 'The Last Jedi' at SXSW

    Mark Hamill talks Carrie Fisher and 'The Last Jedi' at SXSW

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    Q: There's a deleted scene included in The Last Jedi bonus features where Luke mourns Han's death. Showdown on Crait - Break down everything that went into creating the stunning world seen in the movie's final confrontation, including the interplay between real-word locations and visual effects, reimagining the walkers, designing the crystal foxes, and much more .
  • The Death Star No Longer, 'American Idol' Still Draws a Crowd

    The Death Star No Longer, 'American Idol' Still Draws a Crowd

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    Judges Katy Perry , Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan opened up about the reality TV competition and said that it will be different from the original Fox show. "With this experience being my last experience with American Idol , it was huge for me". Harper Grace majorly redeemed herself in her audition after being known for a disaster of a National Anthem performance at just 11 years old.
  • 'American Idol' return is a big hit

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    However, Harper finds her redemption by impressing Lionel, Katy and Luke with both her original tune "Yard Sale" and an acoustic take on Khalid's "Young, Dumb & Broke". But the smooch had something of a lasting effect on Benjamin, who had to ask for water before he began his performance of Nick Jonas' Levels. None of the judges know what to say, and after a few painful moments, Sardor is thankfully shown the door.
  • Meghan Markle takes on first engagement with The Queen

    Meghan Markle takes on first engagement with The Queen

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    In her message this year, the Queen (who is head of the Commonwealth) praised diversity. Meghan wore a white coat and matching hat and sat next to Prince Harry during the service, directly behind the Queen and her husband Prince Philip.
  • WWE Fastlane 2018 Results/Review; WrestleMania 34 Matches Now Set

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    When Daniel Bryan gave Kevin Owens and Sami Zayn the opportunity to challenge AJ Styles for the WWE Championship in a Triple Threat Match, Shane McMahon chose to do the same with Baron Corbin and Dolph Ziggler. So, Becky and Carmella got in an argument and had a match. This clearly makes way for a multi-team Wrestlemania match for the tag titles at Wrestlemania 34.
  • Ryan Coogler Pens Heartfelt Letter to Ava DuVernay

    Ryan Coogler Pens Heartfelt Letter to Ava DuVernay

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    Nope... For the fourth weekend in a row, Marvel Studios' Black Panther dominated over any and all competition in movie theaters, even as the movie's director Ryan Coogler took to Twitter to recommend Disney's other movie A Wrinkle in Time , directed by Ava DuVernay.
  • North Carolina vs Virginia

    North Carolina vs Virginia

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    Berry finished with 17 points and eight rebounds in the loss. And there has only been one ACC title game without a North Carolina team in it. NEW YORK - Mikal Bridges had 18 points and Villanova scored the first 19 points and cruised toward its fourth straight trip in the Big East Tournament championship game in a win over Butler.
  • Kylie Jenner spills secrets of her pregnancy and life with Stormi

    Kylie Jenner spills secrets of her pregnancy and life with Stormi

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    My pregnancy was one I chose not to do in front of the world. The Kylie Cosmetics creator did not confirm she was going to be a mom until after Stormi was born. As we all know, Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott enjoyed a romantic getaway in Miami and were all over each other during the holiday. "You can call them inclusivity riders, whatever you want to call holding companies and governments accountable to get to true gender equity".
  • Inside Khloé Kardashian's all-pink baby shower

    Inside Khloé Kardashian's all-pink baby shower

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    After having kept a long time secret about her pregnancy, she has now made a decision to share with his followers. Khloé also took to Instagram to share pictures from the baby shower. At eight months pregnant, Khloe let her baby bump star front and center, wearing a tight fitting pink dress but later switched to a slinky black dress for a night out with Tristan .
  • WWE: Five BLOCKBUSTER Matches CONFIRMED for Wrestlemania 34

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    So because everyone knows that, they threw AJ Styles in with five other guys to stack the odds and make it look like he won't be going to WrestleMania . Not counting the Royal Rumble (where New Day competed in the 30-man match), The Usos and New Day have wrestled each other on LITERALLY EVERY Smackdown or dual-branded PPV going back to June of past year.
  • 5th Seeded Clemson Headed West For NCAA Tournament

    5th Seeded Clemson Headed West For NCAA Tournament

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    In close games, Arizona State owns just a.444 winning percentage. "It was pretty much chalk in the conference tournaments this week as far as non top-five or six league regular season champions", he said. Playing is easy and fun! "We're just looking to compete". The bid is Auburn's ninth all-time, with the first of those coming in 1984. They have wins over Villanova and Xavier, a pair of No.
  • Can Tiger Woods win the Valspar?

    Can Tiger Woods win the Valspar?

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    He couldn't convert birdie opportunities from within eight feet on his next two holes, and his lone bogey of the day at 13 saw him briefly drop three behind Conners - who had just made his sixth birdie of the day at 12. Photo The last time Tiger Woods won the Masters was 2005, when Phil Mickelson slipped the green jacket on him. "I'm going to try to beat all these guys".
  • Venezuelan Refugee Living In Sweetwater Wants To Be An

    Venezuelan Refugee Living In Sweetwater Wants To Be An "American Idol!"

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    Making viewers instantly root for people is key. Not fooling around!' As we get closer to the real deal I can nearly feel that we're going to be able to voice our opinions, ' he said, before adding the fighting words: 'I'm bringing my mace!' The hopeful musician will not only walk away with the title of " American Idol ", but their life will change forever.
  • Messi Out Of Barcelona Squad For

    Messi Out Of Barcelona Squad For "Personal Reasons"

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    Ciro will join siblings Thiago Messi who was given birth to in November 2, 2012 and Matteo Messi who was born September 11, 2015. "Leo is the best player in the world and we always need him", Coutinho told reporters. "It's not a test ahead of Chelsea , it's a game to win to continue picking up point in the league". In particular, Dembele's brilliant turn and pass was bettered only by Coutinho's flicked finish for what was a superb second goal.
  • Today's Six Nations Results Set To Have DRAMATIC Effect On World Rankings

    Today's Six Nations Results Set To Have DRAMATIC Effect On World Rankings

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    England have previously struggled to lose under Jones; failing to lose any more than single one game. Schmidt said the focus was now on the grand slam. Canada will host Scotland on June 9 in an global rugby test match at Edmonton's Commonwealth Stadium. Kiwi boss Schmidt talks frequently about keeping his players in a "bubble" in a Test match build-up, but Ulster hooker Best admitted that can not extend to players failing to think on their feet.