In a memorable scene from the 1986 blockbuster Crocodile Dundee , Paul Hogan and his reporter girlfriend are taking a nighttime "walkabout" in Manhattan when a thug suddenly steps from the shadow and demands their money. Warned that the intruder is brandishing a knife, the cool-as-a-cucumber Dundee says, in his broad Australian accent, "That's nawt a nyfe!" Then, whipping out his own larger, sharper one, he states, " That's a nyfe!" His quip got a big laugh from the audience and the movie thug got the message.
The 63-year-old media mogul has hit the headlines this week after a rallying speech she gave about sexual harassment during the Golden Globe awards caused speculation that she could enter into the political race for the White House in time for the 2020 election. And now, director Steven Spielberg has thrown his support behind the 'A Wrinkle In Time' star, saying he would definitely back her if she decided to put herself forward as a candidate.
Into a divided pop culture landscape, "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" has arrived as an apparently unifying force, crushing the box office in its opening weekend and drawing raves from film critics . But the praise for the ninth film in the 40-year-old space saga isn't universal: Plenty of people say the latest "Star Wars" installment is riddled with problems - and many of those folks hail from the right side of the aisle.
This image released by Lucasfilm shows Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker in "Star Wars: The Last Jedi." With glowing reviews from critics and $450.8 million of worldwide box office in the first three days of release of "The Last Jedi," all would seem to be right in the "Star Wars" universe.
Washington - Not a long time ago in a galaxy not far, far away, Sen. Ted Cruz clashed with Luke Skywalker over net neutrality. The Texas Republican entered that otherworldly fray on Sunday - the weekend that Star Wars: The Last Jedi opened - by trolling Mark Hamill on Twitter for the actorA s position "Luke, I know Hollywood can be confusing, but it was Vader who supported govt power over everything said & done on the Internet," he wrote.
Registration will allow you to post comments on timesunion.com and create a timesunion.com Subscriber Portal account for you to manage subscriptions and email preferences. Mark Hamill and Ted Cruz got into a Twitter battle Sunday, but Cruz lost terribly.
Twitter turns on 'bully' Chelsea Handler for mocking Sarah Huckabee Sanders' weight and appearance in 'cruel' video which says the Press Secretary looks like a man and has a 'big, fat' face Trump demands Washington Post FIRE reporter who admitted tweeting 'misleading' photos which showed an empty arena at the President's Florida rally when it was actually packed Barneys heir claims his 'gold digging' former mistress is trying to extort him for millions after their whirlwind romance fell apart South Carolina serial killer, who has admitted to killing seven people, now says there are MORE victims whose bodies haven't been discovered Shocking video shows dad-of-five, 42, kicking, punching and dragging a police officer by his foot before being fatally shot by another cop - but his family insist he didn't deserve to die Grab your sleighs: Thousands of Santas brave Winter Storm Benji on the ... (more)
Roseanne Barr has always been a favorite of mine. I just like her and her humor too.
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Cameron Diaz is celebrating her 45th birthday today, and we could think of no better way to take part in the festivities than by taking a look back over some of her best moments on the red carpet. Diaz became a certified superstar after her hit films in the 1990s such as "The Mask," "My Best Friend's Wedding," and "There's Something About Mary."
The combative leftists and self-described anarchists who are ready and willing to use violence as a reaction against neo-Nazis and the alt-right Dancing to her death: Doctor, 38, is filmed entering drug dealer's apartment where she took fatal overdose and the shameful moment her HBO producer friend skulked off after calling paramedics and leaving her corpse in the hallway O Clinton-a: Hillary dotes on baby Aidan as she and Bill are joined by Chelsea, Marc and the grandkids on family vacation in Quebec Woman was left with huge open wound across her entire face from melanoma despite always wearing sunscreen and avoiding the sun Tom Cruise BROKE his ankle during ill-fated daredevil roof jump stunt for Mission: Impossible 6... putting production behind by EIGHT WEEKS Now BOTH Bushes weigh in against Trump after Mitch McConnell joins John Kasich in Republican attack saying 'there are no good ... (more)
America's sweetheart, Kate Hudson is known not only for her success on the big screen, but for her wildly popular activewear line as well. The actress is one of few stars who has used her celeb status to promote a healthy lifestyle as opposed to one of drugs and partying.
Megan Leavey Bleecker Street Director: Gabriela Cowperthwaite Written by: Pamela Gray, Annie Mumolo, Tim Lovestedt Cast: Kate Mara, RamA3n RodrA guez, Tom Felton, Bradley Whitford, Will Patton, Sam Keeley, Common, Edie Falco Screened at: Critics' link, NYC, Opens: June 9, 2017 When I was a kid I thought that Norman Ferguson and Tee He's "Pinocchio" was not only the best movie I had seen but probably the best movie that will ever be made. Seventy-six years later, when I sit in on some allegedly more mature pictures, I am likely to think back to my judgement on that cartoon with fondness for its accuracy.
Fired FBI director says Trump has the authority to dismiss him 'for any reason, or for no reason at all' in goodbye letter to staff - but refuses to comment on the 'decision or the way it was executed' Comey called Trump 'crazy' and 'outside the realm of normal' while the President thought there was 'something wrong' with his FBI director - their toxic relationship revealed US ambassador to Qatar appears to take a dig at Trump as she complains it's 'increasingly difficult' to wake up and have to explain what's happened at home North Korea claims to have prevented CIA plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un with 'biochemical substance' and vows to 'mercilessly wipe out the terrorist maniacs' 'I screamed and cried through the whole first viewing': Heath Ledger's sister Kate talks about seeing her brother's unseen footage in I Am Heath Ledger documentary Three gangsters from the notorious MS-13 ... (more)
The right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is a performance artist whose true personality is nothing like his on-air persona, according to a lawyer defending the "Infowars" broadcaster in a child custody battle. Attorney Randall Wilhite said at a pretrial hearing in Austin last week that evaluating Jones based on his on-air comments is like judging Jack Nicholson based on his role as the Joker in "Batman."
The real Alex Jones is not his bombastic, conspiratorial InfoWars persona, his lawyer is hoping to convince a Texas jury in the radio host's child custody battle. That's more or less what attorney Randall Wilhite told Texas District Judge Orlinda Naranjo, the Austin American-Statesman reported on Sunday .
XXx: Return of Xander Cage sees the return of original star Vin Diesel, left, with appearances by action star Donnie Yen and Deepika Padukone. XXx: Return of Xander Cage sees the return of original star Vin Diesel, left, with appearances by action star Donnie Yen and Deepika Padukone.
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With the third installment in the xXx coming down the pike, stars Vin Diesel and Nina Dobrev roused support in Los Angeles Saturday appearing at a fan-fest for the film franchise. Diesel, 49, looked every part the action hero at the event, which was held at Regal LA Live, wearing a navy blue bomber jacket with designer jeans and sunglasses.
Kenny Baker, actor behind R2-D2, dies - The 3ft 8in actor, who starred in six Star Wars films as well as Time Bandits and Flash Gordon, was 83 - The British actor who played R2-D2 in the Star Wars films has died at the age of 83 after a long illness. - Kenny Baker, who was 3ft 8in tall
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