New Title For ‘Scream 5’, ‘Scream (2022),’ Creates Dismay & Confusion Among Fans
It was revealed this week that the fifth installment of the popular horror film series Scream would have the same title as the original slasher movie from 1996. The announcement of what the fifth Scream movie would be titled has been debated by fans ever since the project was announced. The reveal was made Kevin Williamson, the creator and writer of the Scream franchise. Scream (2022) will be directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett, who are taking over as the directors from Wes Craven, who originally directed the first four movies in the Scream franchise. James Vanderbilt and Guy B...
Netflix Takes Down ‘The Chappelle’s Show’ After Dave Chapelle Begs Fans Not To Watch
After comedian Dave Chapelle called for fans to boycott Netflix until he received payment for the 2003 sketch comedy Chappelle’s Show, the streaming service took down the program.The comedian took to Instagram to plead to fans to not watch his sketch series that had just been released on Netflix. The first three seasons of the hit comedy show were made available on November 1 after ViacomCBS, the rights holder, had licensed the property to Netflix and HBOMax without Chapelle’s permission or offering the comedian payment.At the end of one of the stand-up routines he uploaded on his social media...
Fans force entry into palace to pay Maradona last respects
Fans of the late Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona on Thursday forced entry into the government palace, Casa Rosada, television reports said.The fans climbed over the fence at the entrance, apparently because they feared not being let in to see his coffin to pay their last respects.Police used tear gas to disperse the crowd, while inside the palace, Maradona's coffin was moved to a safer place in another room.Clashes meanwhile broke out near the Casa Rosada in the historic centre of Buenos Aires. Angry fans hurled stones and bottles at police, who responded with rubber bullets and wat...
Riot Games addresses an upcoming Tahm Kench rework
Will Tahm Kench stay on the bench?
Fans of Tahm Kench might have to wait a bit longer for the upcoming rework, according to Riot Phlox.The upcoming Tahm Kench rework was teased over five months ago, but fans have not seen the River King’s rework just yet. This has gotten some dedicated players to wonder what the status of it is, and Rioter Phlox recently answered that question on Reddit.“So the [Tahm Kench] rework is coming once preseason is (more) settled and we have time to finish up the work and allocate the resources,” Phlox said. “Really would prefer to have it out before pro starts again, but I sadly can’t just slap a tim...
‘Diego is the people’: Grieving Argentines bid farewell to Maradona
Argentines lined up in the streets of Buenos Aires on Thursday to say goodbye to football legend Diego Maradona, whose casket lay in state at the Casa Rosada presidential palace draped in an Argentine flag and his famous number 10 shirt.Some threw bottles and pieces of metal fencing at police near the Casa Rosada as officers at one point used tear gas to try to control them.Fans blew kisses as they passed Maradona's wooden casket in the main lobby of the presidential building, some striking their chests with closed fists and shouting, “Let’s go Diego.”The casket was covered in an Argentine fla...
‘Supernatural’ Finally Comes To A Close, Fans Pan The Final Episode
On Thursday night, the series finale of the long-running hit fantasy show Supernatural aired on The CW. It served as an epilogue to the show’s fifteenth season as well as the entire series as a whole. The twentieth and final episode was titled “Carry On,” which is a reference to the song “Carry On My Wayward Son” by Kansas, a tune that was heavily featured throughout Supernatural and serves as the series unofficial theme song. It was directed by showrunner Robert Singer and written by co-showrunner Andrew Dabb.The series finale sees the Winchester Brothers Sam and Dean (Jared Padalecki and Jen...
Japanese film festival shifts online this year
Japanese film festival shifts online this yearMANILA, Philippines — Fans of the annual Japan Film Festival (formerly EIGASEI) will this year get a plus.As always, the popular film fest will be free, but this time it’s online, due to COVID-19.Mr.Ben Suzuki, director of Japanese Foundation, Manila, says we can still celebrate Japanese cinema in the Philippines — digitally. “There’s no better time to harness the power of art than now,” he told media in a Zoom webinar to promote the online Japanese Film Festival Plus from Nov. 20-29. Twenty-eight classic and contemporary films will be available fo...
Twitch DMCA crackdown gets m0xyy permabanned
Fans are not happy.
Despite scrambling to delete all his clips and vods, Twitch partner m0xyy was just permanently banned from the streaming platform.Earlier today, it was reported that m0xy was banned from Twitch. Even though it was m0xyy's first ban, it appears to have been permanent.The variety streamer has been innocently playing Among Us, Minecraft, and other casual games for the past few weeks. But m0xyy tweeted a couple days ago that he received two strikes against his account within one week due to Twitch's DMCA crackdown."I believe the next one will be a permanent ban," the worried streamer told hi fans....
Jeff Gordon: Fans must wonder if COVID-19 will ruin college hoops season
College basketball fans are getting restless. Their usual fall excitement is giving way to autumn anxiety.News about the 2020-21 season comes in dribs and drabs, little teases that keep them engaged. Any enthusiasm is tempered by COVID-19 realities — such as Monday’s announcement that Michigan State coach Tom Izzo contracted the virus.His symptoms are mild, so he should return after missing time — just as scores of players across the country will miss time and return this season.“No matter what you do, it’s a little bit like Russian Roulette, you just never know,” Izzo told reporters.The colle...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Fans won't be allowed in U.S. Bank Stadium for the remainder of the 2020 season, Vikings say
MINNEAPOLIS — You’re going to have to wait until next year, Minnesota Vikings fans — not in terms of winning games, but attending them.The Vikings blew the whistle Wednesday on their hopes of bringing fans back to U.S. Bank Stadium during the 2020 season. Rising COVID-19 infection rates forced the call.“Closing the final four home games to fans is the right decision to help protect our community,” according to the team’s statement, released Wednesday morning.With virus infections surging across much of the country, the Vikings didn’t have much choice. Gov. Tim Walz on Tuesday imposed new restr...
Star Tribune (Minneapolis)