Oscars: How an Accountant's Tweet Turned into the Biggest Mistake in Academy History

Oscars: How an Accountant's Tweet Turned into the Biggest Mistake in Academy History

Chaos erupted both onstage and behind the scenes after a star-struck accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers handed Warren Beatty the wrong envelope for best picture.read more
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Trump Explains Why He's Skipping the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Trump Explains Why He's Skipping the White House Correspondents' Dinner

The president addressed the Oscars, took aim at Obama over recent White House leaks and blamed his skipping of the dinner, which celebrates the First Amendment, on the media.read more
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Rob Lowe Remembers Bill Paxton: "My Closest Friend in the Industry"

Rob Lowe Remembers Bill Paxton: "My Closest Friend in the Industry"

The actor recalls the ‘Big Love’ star’s penchant for fun gifts (JFK’s aftershave), their fishing trips and the movie they almost made with James Cameron.read more
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24: Legacy: "4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M." Review

24: Legacy: "4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M." Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. The show should really be moving faster than this. It is hard to look at this episode as anything more than treading water. The quality of the episodes this season may be a bit erratic, but at least each episode’s plot works towards something. A single shocking moment and decent end to the episode saved what otherwise would have been the weakest of the season. I admit it; I was wrong about Gabriel being Tony. It just seemed so perfect. Carter and Ben took center stage this week. While their interactions were generally interesting, it’s hard to see much growth when Ben is annoyingly optimistic and Carter communicates mostly in scowls and side-eye. Ben has never been a very sympathetic person — their conversations in the car seem like a last ditch effort to make us care about him, but it just didn’t work for me. Continue reading…
Source: 24: Legacy: "4:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M." Review

Oscars' Accountants Blamed for Best Picture Mix-Up

Oscars' Accountants Blamed for Best Picture Mix-Up

Following the big mix-up at the 89th Annual Academy Awards, where presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announced the incorrect winner for Best Picture, the Academy has released a statement of apology, explaining the cause of the issue. After apologizing to all of those involved, as well as those who tuned in around the world to watch the Oscars, the Academy said that professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is at fault for the error. “For the last 83 years, the Academy has entrusted PwC to handle the critical tabulation process, including the accurate delivery of results. PwC has taken full responsibility for the breaches of established protocols that took place during the ceremony,” the Academy said. Continue reading…
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Benedict Cumberbatch and Showtime Team for 'Melrose' Miniseries

Benedict Cumberbatch and Showtime Team for 'Melrose' Miniseries

The five-part project is an adaptation of English author Edward St. Aubyn’s Booker Prize-winning novels.read more
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Ubisoft Details Compensation for Last Week's For Honor Outage

Ubisoft Details Compensation for Last Week's For Honor Outage

Following last week’s server outage, Ubisoft has detailed what they’ll be doing to make it up to players. With an undisclosed number of players unable to access For Honor’s online mode between February 13 to February 26, Ubisoft is offering Champion Status to all to make up for the hiccup. The peace offering will be available from March 3 to March 5 on all platforms. To claim Champion Status, all you need to do is log in on the above-mentioned dates. For those unfamiliar with what Champion Status is, Ubisoft explains it as so: More Salvage from dismantling Gear Continue reading…
Source: Ubisoft Details Compensation for Last Week's For Honor Outage

UK Daily Deals: 20% Off Co-op Electrical, PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle Including Horizon Zero Dawn

UK Daily Deals: 20% Off Co-op Electrical, PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle Including Horizon Zero Dawn

Help us get to 2000 likes! Like our page to get the latest deals straight to your news feed and also to find exclusive codes that we provide for our readers. 20% Off Co-op Electrical Using Coupon Code COOP20 Use Coupon Code COOP20: Starting from today and ending Thursday March 2nd at midnight, Co-op Electrical have provided a coupon code which gets you 20% off a minimum £50 spend and a maximum discount of £50. Some great deals including a PS4 (500GB) with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – was £229.99 now £184 delivered. Continue reading…
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FCC Doesn't Expect to Review AT&T's Time Warner Deal, Chairman Reiterates

FCC Doesn't Expect to Review AT&T's Time Warner Deal, Chairman Reiterates

“My role is not to read the headlines and try to make a determination based on who has said what,” but “based on the facts of the law,” Ajit Pai says in Barcelona in emphasizing the regulator’s political independence.read more
Source: FCC Doesn't Expect to Review AT&T's Time Warner Deal, Chairman Reiterates