Penny Marshall: US TV star and director dies aged 75

Penny Marshall, star of US TV series Laverne & Shirley and director of hit films Big and A League of Their Own, has died at the age of 75, her publicist has said. Big’s success made Marshall the first woman to direct a film that made more than $ 100m (£79m) at the US box office. In 2004, she was honoured with a star on the Hollywood More...

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Fresh Prince star sues Fortnite creators over Carlton dance

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing Fortnite’s creators Epic Games, accusing them of copying his character’s dance moves. Ribeiro is also suing NBA 2K series creators Take-Two More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Lady Gaga and A Star is Born snubbed by London critics

The nominations have been announced for the London Critics’ Circle film awards – and a certain lady was conspicuous by her absence. Despite being shortlisted for five Golden Globes, Lady Gaga’s More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Sorry, but LadBaby won't be Christmas number one

It’s official, the headlines say, there’s a nail-biting, three-way race for this year’s Christmas number one. Ariana Grande’s current chart-topper is facing fierce competition from US More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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Is this the secret to making an Oscar winner?

On the surface, The Godfather, The Sixth Sense and Little Miss Sunshine appear to have little in common. But even though these films belong to different genres and have very different plots, technically they More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
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The millionaire make-up mogul behind Huda Beauty

Media playback is unsupported on your device How many times in life have you thought about quitting your job to do something you love instead? Huda Kattan made that decision 10 years ago and now More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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EastEnders: Lofty and Mary return confirmed

EastEnders favourites ‘Lofty’ Holloway and Mary ‘The Punk’ Smith are to return to Albert Square in the New Year. The characters, played by Tom Watt and Linda Davison, will return to Walford More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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English National Opera to give free tickets to under 18s

The English National Opera (ENO) has announced they will give free tickets to under 18s for its Spring 2019 season. Balcony tickets will be made available on Saturdays as a way of engaging young people in opera. Adults More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Shazam reveals 2018's most-searched songs

In a world full of smart devices, self-driving cars and voice assistants, Shazam is the closest technology comes to actual magic. The software allows you to hold your phone up to a speaker and answer the age-old More...

By SLPundit On Monday, December 17th, 2018
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Moira Stuart to join Classic FM

Moira Stuart is joining radio station Classic FM as a newsreader and to host a new show. She has been at the BBC for over 40 years, having briefly left in 2007 over what was perceived as an ageism row. Stuart More...