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Stars celebrate Chris Cornell in 5-hour tribute show: The big moments | Yahoo

The amps were cranked up and the emotions were flowing at the Forum in Los Angeles Wednesday night as musical friends and big-name admirers paid tribute to Chris Cornell, the late grunge pioneer who fronted Soundgarden and later Audioslave. It was a vast show of affection that drew rock powerhouses (Metallica), pop stars (Miley Cyrus) and celebrities (Brad Pitt) to ... Read More »

Glass Projected For $105-120 Million Global Opening Weekend | Screen Rant

M. Night Shyalaman’s Glass is projected to earn between $105-120 million at the worldwide box office during its opening weekend. After becoming something of a punching bag during an extremely rough stretch that saw such duds as Lady in the Water and After Earth, Shyamalan came roaring back to form in a big way with 2017’s Split. On its own ... Read More »

Breast cancer risk test ‘game changer’ | BBC

Experts have developed a potentially “game-changing” test to predict a woman’s risk of breast cancer. It combines information on family history and hundreds of genetic markers with other factors, such as weight, to give the most comprehensive assessment possible, says Cancer Research UK. The test is not yet routinely available on the NHS – some GPs and specialists are trialling ... Read More »

Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S. | MSN

Volkswagen AG said on Monday it is investing $800 million to build a new electric vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, as it shifts toward zero emission vehicles. The German automaker, in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show, said it is adding 1,000 new jobs and that electric vehicle production in Tennessee will begin in 2022. German automakers ... Read More »

Most Anticipated Movies 2019 | MSN

The trailer for “Avengers: Endgame” smashed a YouTube record to be the most-watched video in 24 hours, but the character who might just save all the Avengers butts in that film, “Captain Marvel,” beat out “Endgame” in a survey of the most anticipated films of 2019. IMDb analyzed page views and their updating MOVIEmeter rankings from IMDb Pro to determine ... Read More »

Elvis Presley’s jewelry, clothing sold at Graceland auction | MSN

Jewelry, clothing and other Elvis Presley-related memorabilia have been sold at auction in Tennessee. Elvis Presley Enterprises says the auction at The Guest House Graceland netted more than $600,000 Tuesday on what would have been his 84th birthday. The Guest House is a hotel located steps from the Graceland home, where the singer lived in Memphis. Graceland says a red ... Read More »

Yes, That’s a Jet-Powered Smart Car, And Yes, That’s Awesome | Road and Track

The Smart might be great at its task—being small and easy to maneuver in a city—but you’d hardly call it exciting. That is, unless you crammed a 2000 horsepower jet engine where the passenger seat goes. Yeah, that’ll do. Bill Berg, founder and chief madman at Rocketbilly Racing, built this hilarious machine as part of his touring attraction of jet-powered ... Read More »

How Will Those Bonkers Golden Globe Results Affect Oscar Picks? | Vulture

When it’s time to hand out their film awards, the Golden Globes have three main motivations. Like a critics’ group, they want to reflect the often idiosyncratic tastes of their membership. Like any self-respecting precursor ceremony, they want the prestige of “predicting” the Oscars. And, like the MTV VMAs, they want to create moments that everyone will be talking about ... Read More »

Netflix competition heats up: Disney, WarnerMedia set to launch streaming services in 2019 | Global News

Disney and WarnerMedia are each launching their own streaming services in 2019 in a challenge to Netflix’s dominance. U.S. Netflix viewers will no longer be able to watch hit movies such as Black Panther or Moana, which will soon reside on Disney’s subscription service. WarnerMedia, a unit of AT&T, will also soon have its own service to showcase its library ... Read More »

‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ takes TV viewing to an entirely new level | Global News

The ultimate childhood dream — especially if you grew up in the ’80s and ’90s — involved being able to enter your television during your favourite TV show and become one of the characters. (Yes, kind of like A-Ha’s Take on Me music video.) Fast-forward a few decades and that dream is ready to become reality, in a way. Netflix’s ... Read More »