Chicago-born signer and actor Tommy Sands first made a name for himself in the music industry in the late ’50s with smash singles like “Teen-Age Crush” and “Going Steady” … but it wasn’t until after he took on the acting role of Tom Piper in Disney’s 1961 Christmas musical “Babes In Toyland” that Sands became
Tuck Tucker, an animation veteran behind animated Nickelodeon cartoons Hey Arnold! and SpongeBob SquarePants, died on December 22. He was 59. “We know he was loved by all of those whom he met,” the Tucker family wrote when announcing Tucker’s death on Facebook, where the Arnold and Fairly OddParents director is remembered as a “father,
A solid, staid, Saturday-afternoon kind of western starring Tom Hanks as an equally solid, stand-up guy on a mission: Sounds about right. The more surprising thing about the movie in question, News of the World, is that it was directed by Paul Greengrass, whose Bourne movies set the template for a decade-plus of ecstatically hyper-visual
A baby named Naomi who was dropped off at an Orange County fire station is still touching the hearts of the firefighters who saved her. Michele Gile reports.
According to California public heath websites, Wednesday’s end-of-day totals reported 44,361 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of people who have been infected to 2,007,648. There were also 352 new deaths reported, bringing the total number of people who have died to 23,638. An additional 410 patients were admitted into California’s hospitals,
The president-elect is known for favouring a tone of unity but in his pre-Christmas address he tore into Donald Trump for failing to prioritise America’s cyber security. One of the biggest cyber attacks in US history emerged last week. Hackers spent months exploring the systems of dozens of government agencies and corporations including the US
Boris Johnson has said the Brexit trade agreement is his Christmas present to the country – serving as “the feast” after he promised an “oven ready deal”. The prime minister also used his Christmas message to say he believes the agreement will be the basis of a “happy and successful” relationship with the EU. Speaking
Threat actors such as the notorious Lazarus group are continuing to tap into the ongoing COVID-19 vaccine research to steal sensitive information to speed up their countries’ vaccine-development efforts. Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky detailed two incidents at a pharmaceutical company and a government ministry in September and October leveraging different tools and techniques but exhibiting similarities
What are the most popular Indian short video apps you can use instead of TikTok? It’s been some times since TikTok was banned, and today there are several homegrown video-sharing apps that can provide a similar experience with a taste of India to go along. Apps like Josh, Mitron, Moj, MX Taka Tak, and Public
A Brexit deal ensures that champagne, among other things, will still be available tariff-free come 1 January, but don’t expect many in business to be popping corks. There will be a measure of relief that the agreement has been reached. A deal at least averts the very worst outcome for British businesses and the workers
In better times than these, Hollywood’s charities were a lifeline for thousands of industry workers in need of a little help just to get by. In 2020, that need exploded exponentially as the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged lives, livelihoods and life savings. Mary Pickford, who co-founded the Motion Picture & Television Fund nearly 100 years ago
With 2020 coming to a close, we are ending the year much differently than anyone could have ever anticipated. Christmas time is usually filled with many traditions and celebrations, but thanks to the global pandemic and gathering restrictions, a lot of us are sacrificing our fun for the health and safety of our loved ones.
The Chicks have given an internet thumbs up to Taylor Swift‘s “No Body, No Crime,” an enthralling murder-mystery number that finds its place among the tracklist of Swift’s most recent album, Evermore. Swift surprise-released the new set, a spiritual sequel to this summer’s Folklore, on Friday (Dec. 11). As pointed out by Uproxx, the song,
The third season of Cobra Kai is hitting Netflix on January 1st and fans could not be more excited. All 10 episodes of the highly-anticipated new season will drop at once, making for a great New Year’s Day binge. The third season of Cobra Kai will see Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) head back to Okinawa,
This article contains spoilers for episode 2 of The Stand. In episode 2 of the new CBS All Access adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand, “Pocket Savior,” we are introduced to Larry Underwood (Jovan Adepo), a musician and drug addict who’s on the cusp of success when the Captain Trips superflu circles the globe and
Tom Cruise isn’t always a super stickler for COVID protocols — not based on some on-set pics of him with his ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ costar. ‘M.I. 7’ has been filming for months all over Europe, and we found these images from October of Tom and Hayley Atwell shooting in Rome. In one of them, Tom
Happy Holidays, film buffs! Today is Christmas Eve and many folks are hunkering down at home, avoiding the pandemic, which means more people than ever are spending the holiday enjoying the abundance of classic Christmas films. Iron Man 3 was trending on Twitter earlier today as fans celebrated (and debated) the MCU’s best (and only)
The House of Representatives failed to advance a measure that would increase direct payments to Americans under a certain income level to $2,000 — up from the $600 level passed earlier this week — bringing lawmakers back to square one as they search for a way to appease President Donald Trump’s demands. House Democrats tried
After the seas have disappeared, a courageous pilot fights against vicious sky pirates for control of the last remaining source of water: the clouds. “The OceanMaker” by Lucas Martell Subscribe to the DUST Newsletter: https://bit.ly/signal_newsletter #DUST #scifi #shortfilm Full Credits: Written, Directed and Produced by LUCAS MARTELL Music By CHRIS REYMAN Head of Story &
The body of “Glee” actress Naya Rivera was recovered from Lake Piru Monday after she went missing during a boating trip with her son last week.
It’s hard to remember now, but there was a time before Elf was everywhere — on frequent cable rotation, Broadway, and everyone’s DVD shelf of classic Christmas movies. There was a time when Will Ferrell was not a surefire comedy movie star, and when Jon Favreau was the guy from Swingers who had directed some