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Accuracy measurements put Google Now slightly ahead of Siri

Mobile voice assistants continue to improve. Both Apple’s Siri and Google’s Now are a far distance from emotional and compelling Samantha, voiced by Scarlett Johannson in 2013?s double Oscar and Golden Globe winning Her. But both show clear and continuing improvement. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, in new investor notes released this week, says that […]

Winton’s List: This Man Saved Hundreds of Jews From Death, Now He Meets Them 50 Years Later

You’ve heard of Oscar Schindler, but have you heard of Sir Nicholas Winton? Winton organized the rescue of 669 mostly Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of the Second World War, in an operation later known as the Czech Kindertransport. Winton found homes for the children and arranged for their safe passage to […]

Toronto: What Oscar Clues Are Wrapped In Today’s Massive Announcement Of TIFF Films?

Well, they are coming hot and heavy now.  With Toronto International Film Festival announcing 13 Galas and 46 Special Presentations this morning in what is really just the first wave of their upcoming lineup, and  on top on New YorkShow More Summary

'Haunted' Hotel Terrifies Guests With Spooky Midnight Happenings

Post by Linda Sharps. The Langham Hotel is one of the biggest traditional hotels in London, with a rich history of famous clientele like Mark Twain and Oscar Wilde. It was built between 1863 and 1865, and today boasts a five-star rating and 380 guest rooms and suites. Show More Summary

Kevin Spacey Tries to Take Over the World … in His Ads [Video]

With two Oscars to his name, and a current starring role in one of the most celebrated TV series on the air, Kevin Spacey already has the world at his feet. But it's clear he wants more. Or at least, so it appears from his advertising work. Show More Summary

Jonathan Demme 'Applauded' The LGBT Backlash Against 'Silence Of The Lambs'

Director Jonathan Demme says he “applauded” the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community's criticism of his seminal 1991 film, "The Silence of the Lambs." Still, the Oscar winner told HuffPost Live that many of the arguments...Show More Summary

Matthew McConaughey Eyes 'The Company Man' Cold War Thriller

Fresh off an Oscar win for his role in Dallas Buyers Club and an Emmy nomination on the acclaimed HBO series "True Detective," it looks like Matthew McConaughey is finally trying to lock down his next project. Deadline has word thatShow More Summary

Halle Berry's 'Monster's Ball' Oscar Winning Role Was First Offered to Vanessa Williams

Halle Berry rocks a sheer black top while stocking up on groceries at Ralph’s supermarket on Sunday (July 21) in Malibu, Calif. The 47-year-old actor was seen looking over magazines at a newsstand. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Halle Berry A few weeks ago, Halle showed Jimmy Fallon how to roll during an [...]

Mail: Manchester United give trial to West Ham 16-year old dubbed ‘The Next Gareth Bale’ [Video Footage]

The Daily Mail report that Manchester United have offered a trial to West Ham’ 16-year old Oscar Borg, dubbed ‘The Next Gareth Bale’. Nicknamed ‘Gareth’ by his Hammers coaches for his similar running and dribbling style (not to mention a reasonable physical resemblance), the Mail claim Borg would cost £220,000 should the kid impress at the [...]

'Houdini' miniseries starring Adrien Brody to air Sept. 1-2 on History

Oscar winner Adrien Brody will play illusionist Harry Houdini in a two-part miniseries set to air on History on Sept. 1 and 2.

Is The Imitation Game Benedict Cumberbatch’s Chance at an Oscar?

The Sherlock star plays Alan Turning in the new biopic about the British cryptologist who helped the Allies win World War II.

Against Visibility

When Jared Leto won a Golden Globe and then an Oscar for playing a (caricature of a) transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club, I witnessed so much cis mansplaining about how Leto’s performance and award show appearances were good for trans women, because we needed visibility. Lots of folks don’t know about trans people, they [...]

Philip Seymour Hoffman Didn’t Want His Kids to Rely on Trust Fund

Not wanting his children to grow up with too many privileges, Philip Seymour Hoffman reportedly left his fortune to longtime partner Mimi O’Donnell. The Oscar winner died of an accidental overdose in February and according to court documents,...Show More Summary

Lunchables Remove The “Lunch” Part, Get Right To Dessert

Sure, Oscar Mayer’s P3 Protein Packs are nothing but healthy-ish Lunchables for adults, and that’s fine. Still, have you ever looked at the kids’ version of Lunchables and said to yourself, “I wish that this had less meat and cheese and more sugar?” If so, you’re the target customer for desserts from Lunchables Lunch Combinations. Or maybe they aren’t … [More]

Controversial Oscar Nominated Film Now Aiming To WIN An Emmy For Netflix – How Is It Eligible For Both?

The Square, a harrowing documentary about the Egyptian revolution as seen through the eyes of six of its participants, was Oscar-nominated in the 2013 Best Feature Documentary race  so how come it is suddenly a major contender at the...Show More Summary

Halle Berry ‘Extant’ Role Lands Rave Reviews

Halle Berry isn’t usually the first person you think of when the subject of great acting comes up, in spite of having won an Oscar for Monster’s Ball. Thanks to Extant, however, she is earning respect again from reviewers. Berry hasn’t had the greatest luck in film, with her larger roles usually coinciding with some

Matthew McConaughey Circles Black List Spec ‘The Company Man’

Here’s one to keep an eye on. I’m hearing that Matthew McConaughey has come aboard The Company Man, the Black List script by Andrew Cypiot which had been known as the Untitled Ed Wilson Project. The Oscar winning actor’s reps caution...Show More Summary

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn Planning Wedding and Baby After 8 Months Together

Post by Ericka Sóuter. As far as Hollywood power couples go, Charlize Theron and Sean Penn are surely among the most impressive. Both are incredibly talented, in-demand Oscar winners. Having their name on a marquee is guaranteed a big box office draw. Show More Summary

'Orange Is the New Black': Laverne Cox Compares Emmy Nom to Sidney Poitier's Oscar

"I hope people out there now can associate being transgender with being accomplished, being successful and achieving your dreams," she told "The View." read more

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