Author: George Percival

Who Is Celestina Warbeck, The Subject Of J.K Rowling's Latest Work?

Who Is Celestina Warbeck, The Subject Of J.K Rowling's Latest Work?

Creator of one of the biggest literary and cinematic franchises of all time, JK Rowling, has recently revealed she has written a literary profile of Celestina Warbeck, a somewhat minor character who made several appearances...

News posted in Books / Authors on 28th August 2014

Who Is Jordyn Blum? Wife Of Foo Fighter's Frontman Dave Grohl

Who Is Jordyn Blum? Wife Of Foo Fighter's Frontman Dave Grohl

As the animalistic drummer in Nirvana and the guitar-thrashing frontman in Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl is one of the most well-known and prolific rockstars on the planet. Having survived the grunge era with one of...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 26th August 2014

Meg Ryan And John Mellencamp Split. Why is Meg Ryan So Unlucky In Love?

Meg Ryan And John Mellencamp Split. Why is Meg Ryan So Unlucky In Love?

The greatest surprise that celebrity watchers will feel for the split of actor Meg Ryan and singer-songwriter John Mellencamp, was the fact that these two screen veterans were even dating in the first place. Such...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 26th August 2014

Everything You Need To Know About Kevin Smith's And Johnny Depp's Film Yoga Hosers

Everything You Need To Know About Kevin Smith's And Johnny Depp's Film Yoga Hosers

After a run of poorly received films that have dented Johnny Depp’s reputation as a box-office magnet, the Hollywood superstar must be keen to move onto pastures anew. For his newest venture, Depp has teamed...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 26th August 2014

Chris Walla Leaves Death Cab For Cutie, Where Do They Go Now?

Chris Walla Leaves Death Cab For Cutie, Where Do They Go Now?

After a whopping 17 years at the forefront of iconic alternative rock band Death Cab For Cutie, lead guitarist and producer Chris Walla has announced his departure from the group. His exit comes after a...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st August 2014

Police Story: Who Is Jaycee Chan?

Police Story: Who Is Jaycee Chan?

For those of you who are struggling to link Jaycee Chan to a hugely famous person who shares the same surname, Jaycee is the son of Jackie, who is probably the single most universally lauded...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 21st August 2014

Who Is The Young Actor Brenton Thwaites?

Who Is The Young Actor Brenton Thwaites?

An impressive cast of screen veterans, promising young newcomers, a multi-millions selling pop star and Katie Holmes have assembled for the dystopian sci-fi pic The Giver, due for imminent release. Of course, a PG-13 sci-fi...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 19th August 2014

The Best Musical Performances, On The Subway

The Best Musical Performances, On The Subway

Anyone who has ever travelled on the London Underground or the New York subway system knows that the experience is usually a dull and laborious affair. The carriages are sweltering and filled with people trudging...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th August 2014

How Sandra Bullock Became The Highest Paid Actress In Hollywood

How Sandra Bullock Became The Highest Paid Actress In Hollywood

The results of Forbes annual celebrity rich list are in and it is with a certain amount of surprise thatSandra Bullockwas the highest paid film star of the past year. Bullock raked in over $51...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 12th August 2014

Where Did It All Go Wrong For Alt-Fest's Crowdfunding Campaign?

Where Did It All Go Wrong For Alt-Fest's Crowdfunding Campaign?

Crowdfunding has altered the landscape of contemporary culture, overwhelmingly for the better. No longer are fans subject to the whims of record labels and their increasingly focussed budget. For fans, the power is in their...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th August 2014

Rick Parfitt "Back Rocking Soon" After Cancelling Status Quo Gigs

Rick Parfitt "Back Rocking Soon" After Cancelling Status Quo Gigs

Rick Parfitt, guitarist in the legendary UK boogie-woogie rock band Status Quo for fifty years, has been hospitalised whilst on tour in Europe which has resulted in a slew of gigs being cancelled over the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th August 2014

The Most Successful Women In The Film Industry

The Most Successful Women In The Film Industry

Despite an unfortunate continuation of women in subordinate roles, female actresses in Hollywood are very much in the ascendance, refusing to play second fiddle to the traditional male hierarchy. However, it is behind the camera...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 4th August 2014

The Geek TV Shows We're Not Afraid To Love

The Geek TV Shows We're Not Afraid To Love

Geeks: once the deeply awkward and much-maligned members of society- ridiculed by Jocks and long stereotyped on TV and film as socially inept weaklings with a love of bow ties, thick-rimmed glasses and high-waisted slacks....

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 3rd August 2014

Does Anyone Still Care About Ghostbusters 3?

Does Anyone Still Care About Ghostbusters 3?

The Ghostbusters theme song is a ubiquitous facet of popular culture, instilled in the minds of multiple generations to whom the opening strains of Ray Parker Jr’s unmistakably 80’s smash-hit is as instantly recognisable as...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 1st August 2014

Everything We Know About Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver'

Everything We Know About Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver'

After a storm of scepticism surrounding Edgar Wright’s decision to walk away from the future Marvel blockbuster Ant Man, the British director has instead turned his hand to a new project which promises to put...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 1st August 2014

Why Is Jack Reacher The Most Complained About Film of 2013?

Why Is Jack Reacher The Most Complained About Film of 2013?

According to figures released by the British Board Of Film Classification (BBFC), the Tom Cruise action thriller Jack Reacher was 2013’s most complained about film. Based on a series of novels by British author Jim...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 28th July 2014

Drunk On Power: When Security Fights Back

Drunk On Power: When Security Fights Back

Crowd surfing and moshing are two activities that are part and parcel of punk shows worldwide, but it seems one security guard at the Montreal leg of this year’s Warped Tour didn’t get the memo....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th July 2014

Singles Chart To Include Streaming Services

Singles Chart To Include Streaming Services

After a veritable explosion in the usage of online music streaming services over the past few years it has recently been announced that the UK singles chart will incorporate streaming sites into its accumulation of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th July 2014

Was Dolly Parton Really Miming At Glastonbury?

Was Dolly Parton Really Miming At Glastonbury?

It’s nothing new for a universally acclaimed artist to mime in front of huge crowds. Eminem mimed his way through his 2013 Reading Festival headline appearance and still received a mostly positive reaction from a...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th July 2014

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

10 Acts You Had No Idea Were Playing Glastonbury

Part of Glastonbury’s enduring reputation is its propensity for composing a line-up that is extensive that a wealth of acts will pass by unnoticed. We’ve sieved through the thousands of acts who will be making...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd June 2014

Why Daniel Day-Lewis Deserves His Knighthood

Why Daniel Day-Lewis Deserves His Knighthood

Few actors impart an intensity and dedication to the process of characterization as relentlessly as Daniel Day-Lewis. The 57 year-old occupies a position in the acting world that accumulates esteem akin to the likes of...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 23rd June 2014

Everything You Need To Know About Katie Holmes' New Movie

Everything You Need To Know About Katie Holmes' New Movie

As the former wife of one of Hollywood’s most prolific and instantly recognisable screen icons, it is to be expected that Katie Holmes marriage to Tom Cruise will define much of her career for many...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 16th June 2014

What Is It About Animated Sequels?

What Is It About Animated Sequels?

In a Hollywood atmosphere that currently seems obsessed with stretching even the most moderate of box-office successes into a full blown franchise, sequels and prequels are a ubiquitous presence in cinema multiplexes. But in the...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 13th June 2014

Robin Thicke's New Album Titled 'Paula': Ten More Cringe-Worthy Album Titles

Robin Thicke's New Album Titled 'Paula': Ten More Cringe-Worthy Album Titles

In perhaps the most audacious and downright ridiculous move the music business has witnessed in the last few years, singer Robin Thicke has announced his new album will carry the title of Paula, which by...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th June 2014

Celebrity Break-Ins And Crazed Fans: When Fans Break Into Celebrity Homes

Celebrity Break-Ins And Crazed Fans: When Fans Break Into Celebrity Homes

Oscar-winning Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock has just recently discovered how far some fans will go to come into contact with their idols as a man broke into her Beverly Hills home in the early hours...

News posted in Lifestyle / Showbiz on 13th June 2014

The Top 10 Movies Directed By Clint Eastwood

The Top 10 Movies Directed By Clint Eastwood

Having first installed himself within American culture with his recurring role as Rowdy Yates in the cowboy seriesRawhide, San Francisco native Clint Eastwood would become renowned across the world for his roles in a succession...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 12th June 2014

Everything That's Wrong With The Snoop Dogg And Psy Collaboration "Hangover"

Everything That's Wrong With The Snoop Dogg And Psy Collaboration "Hangover"

In one of the oddest collaborations since Nelly gave country artist Tim McGraw a call and asked to bring his Louisiana drawl to the R&B track “Over And Over”, Snoop Dogg has teamed up with...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th June 2014

What Can We Expect From The New XX Album?

What Can We Expect From The New XX Album?

The XX are a band who have achieved the rare accolade of matching their critical success with a commercial viability after the minimalist electronic strains of 2010’s self-titled record altered the face of popular music...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th June 2014

Why Have Arctic Monkey's Scrapped Plans For A New Album?

Why Have Arctic Monkey's Scrapped Plans For A New Album?

Arctic Monkeys continue to ascend toward superstardom. Their status as bona fide rockstars capable of disseminating universally lauded records means their prestige can only continue to expand. 2013’s AM saw the band make a total...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th June 2014

Is 'Pacific Rim 2' Really A Good Idea?

Is 'Pacific Rim 2' Really A Good Idea?

With a slew of epic monster movies hitting cinema screens in recent years it seems there is a genuine renaissance in the sub-genre of disaster movie that bestowed upon the world the likes of Godzilla...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 10th June 2014

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Album of the Week: 25 Years Since 'Cure for Pain' by Morphine

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