Worldwide box office: Liam Neeson ends Lego’s streak

Worldwide box office: Liam Neeson ends Lego’s streak

(Relaxnews) – “Non-Stop” became the world’s highest grossing film for the weekend ending Sunday, March 2, earning $50 million. Headlined by Liam Neeson, the thriller has taken the lead from “The Lego Movie,” which has slipped into second place with $42 million. During its opening weekend in 22 territories, “Non-Stop” claimed the top spot in […]

03.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Funnywoman Ellen DeGeneres impresses as Oscar host

Funnywoman Ellen DeGeneres impresses as Oscar host

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Ellen DeGeneres lit up the Oscars on her return as host on Sunday, ordering pizza, taking a star-studded selfie and poking fun at her audience in a well-received performance on Hollywood’s biggest night of the year. The 56-year-old comic followed confidently in the footsteps of celebrated Oscars hosts such as Billy […]

03.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Oscars 2014: looks from the red carpet

Oscars 2014: looks from the red carpet

(Relaxnews) – On Sunday, the stars turned out in an array of looks that ranged from edgy to classic and pretty for the 2014 Oscars ceremony, the 86th Academy Awards honoring Hollywood cinema. Jennifer Lawrence Dress by Christian Dior Couture   Charlize Theron Dress by Christian Dior Couture Cate Blanchett Dress by Armani Privé   […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Photos ·
Japan researchers testing tiny ear computer

Japan researchers testing tiny ear computer

(TOKYO-AFP) – A tiny personal computer that is worn on the ear and can be controlled with the blink of an eye or the click of a tongue is being tested in Japan. The 17-gram (0.59-ounce) wireless device has bluetooth capability and is equipped with a GPS, compass, gyro-sensor, battery, barometer, speaker and microphone. Wearable […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Matthew McConaughey wins best actor Oscar for ‘Dallas Buyers Club’

Matthew McConaughey wins best actor Oscar for ‘Dallas Buyers Club’

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Matthew McConaughey won the best actor Oscar on Sunday for his role in true-life AIDS activist drama “Dallas Buyers Club.” McConaughey beat fellow nominees Christian Bale (“American Hustle”), Bruce Dern (“Nebraska”), Leonardo DiCaprio (“The Wolf of Wall Street”) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave”).

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Cate Blanchett wins best actress Oscar for ‘Blue Jasmine’

Cate Blanchett wins best actress Oscar for ‘Blue Jasmine’

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Cate Blanchett won the best actress Oscar on Sunday for her turn in Woody Allen’s “Blue Jasmine,” as the final prizes at the 86th Academy Awards show were handed out. Blanchett, who was the clear frontrunner for the award, beat fellow nominees Amy Adams (“American Hustle”), Sandra Bullock (“Gravity”), Judi Dench […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Gravity,”Dallas Buyers Club’ win multiple Oscars

‘Gravity,”Dallas Buyers Club’ win multiple Oscars

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Space adventure “Gravity” and AIDS drama “Dallas Buyers Club” won early Oscars on Sunday, but suspense remained as the show moved towards its climax and the best picture award. At the halfway point, “Gravity” had won five awards, all in technical categories, “Dallas Buyers Club” took two and “12 Years a […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
‘Frozen’ wins best animated feature Oscar

‘Frozen’ wins best animated feature Oscar

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Disney’s musical blockbuster “Frozen” won the best animated feature Oscar on Sunday, the first time the studio has won the category since it was created for the 2002 Academy Awards. The folk tale adaptation beat “The Croods,” “Despicable Me 2,” “Ernest & Celestine” and “The Wind Rises” for the prize at […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Michelle Obama to play herself in ‘Parks and Recreation’

Michelle Obama to play herself in ‘Parks and Recreation’

(Relaxnews) – As part of her ongoing crusade against obesity, US First Lady Michelle Obama will make a cameo appearance on Amy Poehler’s show, NBC has announced. Healthy eating and regular exercise, two causes championed by Michelle Obama since her arrival in the White House in 2009, will be mentioned in the sixth-season finale of […]

Adidas launching world’s first knit soccer shoe

Adidas launching world’s first knit soccer shoe

(Relaxnews) – Adidas has crafted a football boot, or soccer cleat, that will undoubtedly excite the sport’s many players and fans. A limited edition, the Adidas Samba Primeknit debuts on March 17 and is to feature an upper “knitted from heel-to-toe” for a “second-skin fit.” A one-piece knit upper design promises a whole new level […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Sports & Recreation ·
In-flight meals get trendy

In-flight meals get trendy

(Relaxnews) – Trends like gluten-free foods, Greek yogurt and artisan ice cream flavors are taking off in-flight. In its new menu shake-up, United Airlines has become the latest mainstream carrier to add gluten-free alternatives that will extend to salad dressings, soup, fruit and nut bars. The options will be available for premium-cabin customers on domestic […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Hipsters drive New York beard transplant boom

Hipsters drive New York beard transplant boom

(NEW YORK-AFP) – The unkempt, hairy hipster look is driving a plastic surgery boom in New York, where baby-faced young men are flocking to doctors for beard transplants that can cost a whopping $8,000. Facial surgeons with private practices in Manhattan and Florida say they have seen a phenomenal increase in demand in the last […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars ·
’12 Years a Slave’ wins big at pre-Oscar Spirit Awards

’12 Years a Slave’ wins big at pre-Oscar Spirit Awards

(SANTA MONICA, United States-AFP) – “12 Years a Slave” won big at the Independent Spirit Awards Saturday, taking home five trophies including best feature and building up momentum on the eve of the Oscars. The searing historical drama also earned prizes for British director Steve McQueen, supporting actress Lupita Nyong’o, best cinematography and best screenplay. […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
86th Academy Awards show opens after hotly contested race

86th Academy Awards show opens after hotly contested race

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – The 86th Academy Awards show kicked off Sunday, as Hollywood’s finest gathered after one of the fiercest Oscars races in years, with no clear frontrunner for the coveted best picture prize. Harrowing historical drama “12 Years a Slave,” 3D space thriller “Gravity” and 1970s crime caper “American Hustle” are hotly tipped […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Stars shine on Oscars red carpet as sun comes out

Stars shine on Oscars red carpet as sun comes out

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Hollywood’s A-list stars exuded subtle elegance and old-school glamour on the Oscars red carpet Sunday, as the sun came out just in time for Tinseltown’s biggest night of the year. Lupita Nyong’o, a favorite to win the Oscar for best supporting actress for her searing turn in “12 Years a Slave,” […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
Nominees in main Oscars categories

Nominees in main Oscars categories

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Here are the nominees in the main categories at the 86th Academy Awards, to be handed out Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood: Best picture: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “Her,” “Nebraska,” “Philomena,” “12 Years A Slave,” “The Wolf of Wall Street.” Best director: David O. Russell […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Hollywood set for Oscars drama as storms ease

Hollywood set for Oscars drama as storms ease

(HOLLYWOOD, United States-AFP) – Hollywood counted down the hours Sunday as stars gathered for the most fiercely contested Oscars show in decades, with three movies leading the field for Tinseltown’s most highly coveted prizes. Organizers were praying for the rain to hold off, after a huge storm hit just before the Academy Awards weekend, drenching […]

02.03.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Ghost applicant can still be sponsored

Ghost applicant can still be sponsored

by Attorney Henry Moyal Q. My name is Corazon. I applied to obtain a visa to visit Canada three times and I was refused each time. I then met someone who was able to obtain a fake passport in someone else’s name (Sharon) but with a real Canadian visa in it. I entered Canada as […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

PHL singing sensation Charice to hold world tour

Former Oprah Winfrey child prodigy will bring her 2014 World Tour to Los Angeles’ Wilshire Ebell Theater in March 15 Los Angeles – Renowned Filipina singer Charice Pempengco (more popularly known as Charice), who has been mesmerizing audiences around the world with her powerful voice, is holding a World Tour that will arrive in Los Angeles, California in March. The series of […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Happenings, Music, Online ·
Disney Cruise Line sweeps cruising awards

Disney Cruise Line sweeps cruising awards

(Relaxnews) – Disney Cruise Line is emerging as a leader and customer favorite in the industry, after the brand took the top spot across 13 categories in a critics’ choice awards. According to the users of the world’s largest cruise review site Cruise Critic, a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, the brand’s newest ship Disney Fantasy is the […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Film, Home & Garden ·