Posts Tagged Arts and entertainment

Correction: Coachella Fashion story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story April 9 about fashion at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of jewelry designer Jacquie Aiche as Jackie.

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Review: ‘Unfriended’ has interesting concept but still a dud

In this image released by Universal Pictures, Shelley Henning appears in a scene from "Unfriended." (Universal Pictures via AP)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taking aim at cyberbullies on their home turf, Levan Gabriadze’s “Unfriended” envisions an I Know What You Did Last Summer-style vengeance scenario conducted by a ghost entirely via social media. Presented as if it were being witnessed on one of the protagonists’ laptops, the pic sticks with its gimmick more honestly than Nacho Vigalondo’s Open Windows, a Fantasia entry with a similar visual conceit. Though it’s substantially less successful in dramatic than in technical terms, the pic could draw some attention from genre diehards in niche bookings.

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WikiLeaks creates online archive of hacked Sony documents

In this Aug. 18, 2014, file photo, Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino, left, and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speak during a news conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Whistleblower site WikiLeaks has put hundreds of thousands of emails and documents from last year's Sony hack into a searchable online archive. Assange says that its database includes more than 170,000 emails from Sony Pictures Entertainment and a subsidiary, plus more than 30,000 other documents. (John Stillwell/Pool Photo via AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sony’s hacking problems aren’t over yet.

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Coming to the Kentucky Derby? Leave selfie sticks at home

In this Jan. 8, 2015, file photo, Sandy Johal uses a selfie stick to take a picture of herself in New York's Times Square. Churchill Downs, the iconic Louisville, Ky., track hosting the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, has banned selfie sticks. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — For the 160,000 people crammed into Churchill Downs on Derby Day, picture-taking can run neck-and-neck with betting and sipping mint juleps amid a winning field of photo opportunities: sleek racehorses, daring fashion statements, celebrities and the twin spires.

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NBC and its networks miss out on Fallon hit

In this image released by Spike TV, Jimmy Fallon  appears on the celebrity competition series, "Lip Sync Battle." When Jimmy Fallon sought to turn the popular lip sync competition feature from the "Tonight" show into a television series, NBC turned down one of its biggest stars _ a decision that at least initially seems like an embarrassing mistake. Fallon and his production partners instead brought "Lip Sync Battle" to corporate competitors at the Viacom-owned Spike TV, where it instantly became a hit. (Scott Gries/Spike TV via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — When Jimmy Fallon sought to turn the popular lip sync competition feature from the “Tonight” show into a television series, NBC turned down one of its biggest stars — a decision that at least initially seems like an embarrassing mistake.

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