Helen Mirren - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Helen Mirren Will Ferrell keeps USC laughing with lighthearted speech LOS ANGELES (AP) — He's been a race-car driver, a Santa's elf, a TV anchorman and now that he leaves the University of Southern California with an honorary doctorate in hand, Will Ferrell told fellow graduates Friday that he's ready to deliver a baby on an airliner. "Hopefully it will be on United Airlines, from which I will be immediately subdued and dra... Fri, 12 May 2017 22:38:00 GMT 2017-05-12T22:38:00Z At Trump-less correspondents event, focus back on journalism Will Smith and George Clooney, step aside for Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. It's safe to say that the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner — traditionally the most glittery night on the Washington social calendar, where A-list celebrities sprinkle their stardust as coveted guests of media organizations — will have a different vibe this year. With the curr... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:52:00 GMT 2017-04-28T21:52:00Z Review: 'Fate of the Furious' ups action, dials down story "The Fast and the Furious" hasn't become a billion-dollar global franchise because of its scintillating dialogue and high-minded drama. It's all about the cars, the action, the international settings and the good-looking cast. So don't give too much thought to the story holes and convoluted plot in "The Fate of the Furious ," the eighth installment in the... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 19:15:00 GMT 2017-04-12T19:15:00Z A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches WASHINGTON (AP) — If you wondered where many of Hollywood's A-list celebrities had gone during President Donald Trump's inauguration, you didn't have to wonder any longer on Saturday, when scores of them showed up at huge women's marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he was in for a fight — and that, as so many signs said, wo... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:31:00 GMT 2017-01-22T00:31:00Z Over 1 million join anti-Trump women's marches worldwide WASHINGTON (AP) — In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged. "Welcome to your first day, we will not g... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:15:00 GMT 2017-01-22T00:15:00Z Octavia Spencer is named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Octavia Spencer, who won an Oscar and several other awards for best supporting actress in "The Help," was named Woman of the Year on Wednesday by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. "The Pudding is proud to honor an actress whose depth of talent has captivated audiences with her comedic wit and her graceful portrayals o... Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:32:00 GMT 2017-01-18T18:32:00Z 10 (ish) films to look forward to in 2017 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood might still be patting itself on the back for its 2016 films, but there's a lot to look forward to in film this year — in all genres. Here are 10-ish films to put on your radar for the year. JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 2 (Feb. 10), THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS (April 14) Two franchises, both unlikely, both silly and both endlessly watchable... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:48:00 GMT 2017-01-11T20:48:00Z Popular Indian character actor Om Puri dead at 66 NEW DELHI (AP) — Noted Indian character actor Om Puri, who worked in films at home and abroad, has died in the western city of Mumbai. He was 66. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a host of leading movie stars tweeted condolence messages shortly after Puri's death was announced Friday morning. "The artists will all miss him and it... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:53:00 GMT 2017-01-06T13:53:00Z Review: Oscar-caliber cast can't elevate 'Collateral Beauty' With its cast of Oscar-caliber actors and pervasive theme of loss, "Collateral Beauty" should have been a deeply moving tear-jerker. Instead, it comes off as a melodramatic contrivance. It's unfortunate — not just because it's a waste of an incredibly talented ensemble, but because the film has a worthy goal: highlighting the human need for connection by exploring universal ... Wed, 14 Dec 2016 22:52:00 GMT 2016-12-14T22:52:00Z Dogs and babies among Helen Mirren's acting inspirations NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Mirren's acting inspirations involve fur and diapers. The Oscar-winning actress says she hopes to capture the magic of dogs and babies in her performances because "you cannot take your eyes off them ... they are fantastic." Mirren, 71, spoke earlier this week at a Manhattan lunch celebrating her AARP cover for Dece... Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:43:00 GMT 2016-12-07T16:43:00Z