Entertainment

Cumberbatch does Shakespeare

Here's your first look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Richard III

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Rob Moran 9:51am He stars in BBC's upcoming 'The Hollow Crown', and probably your favourite new nightmares, too.

Going viral

Prepare yourself emotionally for the most dapper tiny twins of Instagram

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Candice Chung 9:44am Seriously. Prepare thyself for cute.

Comics misogyny

DC Comics forced to apologise over sexist Batman t-shirts

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Rob Moran 9:18am Sheesh, here we go again.

Watch this

You'll enjoy this sexually enlightened R&B Song

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Candice Chung 9:03am May we suggest a new anthem for #HeForShe?

New trailer

The Theory of Everything: new trailer is a cosmic delight

The Theory of Everything with Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones (as Stephen and Jane Hawking.

8:32am This movie is so good this critic says, "no trailer can do it justice," though this comes close...

Party crashers

Modern Family actors crashed a frat party at 2:30 am

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8:28am Two famous guys taking pictures with underage college students — what could go wrong?

Hear Aretha Franklin cover Adele

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The first single from Aretha Franklin's new album has gone live: It's a cover of Adele's hit Rolling in the Deep.

Mindy Kaling and Elmo enthusiastic about dancing on Sesame Street

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For anyone who's dreamed of a dance party filled with chickens and Mindy Kaling (really, who hasn't?), your moment has come.

Inherent Vice

Watch a mutton-chopped Joaquin Phoenix navigate the nightmarish '70s in the trailer for Inherent Vice

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Rob Moran It's director Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of the recent Thomas Pynchon novel. In other words, there will be Oscar buzz.

Broad City

Ilana and Abbi take on motherhood in this masterpiece of a Broad City skit

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Rob Moran Geez, this is probably the GREATEST BROAD CITY SHORT EVER.

Transparent

'Transparent' argues that transgender rights are women's rights

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Alyssa Rosenberg Jill Soloway, writer/director/producer of 'Six Feet Under' and the new series 'Transparent', on the overlap between feminism and trans women's issues.

Firefighters save family of hamsters with tiny oxygen masks

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Brian Koerber No life is too small to save.

Creepy grammar

18 unnecessary quotation marks that ruined everything

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Brian Koerber Grammar can make for some potentially creepy situations.

Listen to Lorde's Hunger Games song, 'Yellow Flicker Beat'

Lorde, seen here performing in Las Vegas, has released her much-anticipated new song, Yellow Flicker Beat.

"It's my attempt at getting inside her head, Katniss."

Viral letter

15-year-old boy pens viral letter about Emma Watson's UN speech

Emma Watson's passionate UN speech has caught the attention of hackers.

Candice Chung "I was inspired by Emma Watson’s speech, but also by Beyoncé’s philosophy of female empowerment."

Identity politics

Viola Davis (and the internet) respond to NYT article calling her 'less classically beautiful'

How to Get Away With Murder actress Viola Davis.

How would you react if The New York Times described you as "less classically beautiful" than your peers?

Interview fail

Watch: Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader roast reporter for not seeing their film

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A cautionary tale for entertainment journos.

Baby Clinton

The first photos of baby Charlotte Clinton are here

Family photo: Chelsea Clinton with her husband Marc Mezvinsky and baby Charlotte.

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton finally have the titles they have long wanted: Grandpa and Grandma.

Television

It takes effort but these comedies are worth tracking down

Lost on SBS: Andy Samberg and Andre Braugher in <i>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</i>.

Ruth Ritchie Free-to-air networks plant the laughs far away from Two and a Half Men in a dark corner of the freezer. But why?

#ShortGirlProblems

Ellen Page and Kate Mara make a bid for leading roles on True Detective with 'Tiny Detectives'

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Rob Moran Yep, this needs to be a real show as soon as possible.

Taylor Swift achieves meme inception with weirdly meta post

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Apparently knows every strange thing you've been saying about her.

Marvel apologises

Marvel cancels two upcoming covers following uproar over new Spider-Woman character

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Oliver Arnoldi Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso issues apology and suspends artist Milo Manara.

Franco fiction

The world reacts to James Franco's new poetry collection, and yeah they don't like it

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Rob Moran The actor's new book, Hollywood Dreaming, features poems about Sean Penn and Lindsay Lohan.

Simpsons rape joke

Family Guy/Simpsons crossover episode to air rape joke

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MICHAEL IDATO 20th Century Fox has not commented on the joke, or responded to calls to have it edited from the broadcast version of the episode.

Real talk with Lena

Lena Dunham just released a whole bunch of advice videos to help you with your problems

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Rob Moran It's promo for her upcoming self-help memoir 'Not That Kind Of Girl', but it's also just awesome.

Outlander

How Outlander is flipping typical TV dramas on their head

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Danielle Binks The new series - based on the bestselling books by Diana Gabaldon - is proving a welcome counterpoint to the male gaze sexposition of Game Of Thrones and other hit TV shows.

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Big Brother bullying

'Unnecessary cruelty': Big Brother reaches new low

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Big Brother's first eviction has been labelled cruel, humiliating and akin to schoolyard bullying on social media.

True Detective

Five potential female leads for True Detective

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CLEM BASTOW Colin Farrell was just confirmed as the male lead for the second season of True Detective, taking over from Woody and Mac. But what about the women?

Alaskan journalist spectacularly quits job live on air

Shocked viewers and colleagues ... KTVA journalist Charlo Greene, quits live on air.

It could have been a scene from Anchorman. At the end of a typical evening news report on Alaskan network KTVA, television journalist Charlo Greene spectacularly quit her job live on air.

Going viral

Watch: What happens if guys worried about the same things girls worry about

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Candice Chung “I mean, do you wanna be known as a guy who, like, sleeps with a lot of girls?

Cute overload

Watch this 2-year-old reprise the interpretative dance to Sia's ‘Chandelier’

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Candice Chung Categorically nailed it.

Timeless TV

I'll be there for you: The 20 best Friends episodes ever

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ADRIAN LOWE It's 20 years since Monica, Chandler, Rachel, Ross, Joey and Phoebe captivated a generation of viewers. To mark the milestone, here are 20 great episodes from one of TV's best-loved sitcoms.

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True Detective

Colin Farrell Lands Leading Role in 'True Detective'

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Great. But can they make up their minds about the FEMALE lead already?

Happy birthday, Jimmy

Seth Rogen and James Franco strip down for Jimmy Fallon's birthday surprise

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Max Knoblauch It has to be pretty difficult to come up with decent gift for someone like Jimmy Fallon.

Proposal fail

This is why you should never propose on a paddleboat

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Or anywhere near a large body of water, really.

Not again

Kim Kardashian, Vanessa Hudgens targeted in latest celebrity photo hack

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Karissa Bell Another wave of stolen explicit celebrity photos has reportedly surfaced on 4chan and Reddit.

Happy 40th Birthday, Jimmy Fallon: A GIF retrospective

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Warning: Your heart will explode with joy.

J. Lo's Butt Stars in 'Booty' Music Video

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An unapologetic homage to butts.

Men, Woman & Children

Jennifer Garner and Adam Sandler are horrible parents in the trailer for 'Men, Women & Children'

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Rob Moran It's the new film from Jason Reitman of 'Juno' fame. Fun for the whole family! (maybe not).

Fantasy playdates

Tina Fey's SNL playdates sound like the greatest playdates ever

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Rob Moran Also includes Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch and all their kids in the one place (mind blown).

Gwen Stefani grinds on Jimmy Fallon while lip-syncing 'Call Me Maybe'

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Colin Gorgenstein Oh, and she refers to Fallon as "Jimmy Kimmel"...

Selfie storm

TV host Samantha Armytage defends 'sexist' comments

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The Sunrise co-host has criticised 'coward' journalists after an on-air remark offended some viewers.

KFC keyboard

Stop everything. KFC keyboard is a thing

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Candice Chung Available only in Japan, in honour of Colonel Sanders’ birthday, of course.

Celeb problems

Celebrities reveal the odd things that fans say to them on the street

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Rob Moran "Aren't you Anne Hathaway?" is a question that people need to stop asking Keira Knightley.

Twitter love

Diane Keaton went on Twitter to declare her eternal love for Amy Poehler

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Rob Moran Welcome to the club, Diane Keaton.

Going viral

'Hunger Games' reimagined as a romantic comedy

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Sure, the Hunger Games series is filled with female empowerment and social justice, but never mind all that. Let's focus on what really matters: romance!

Broad City

Abbi and Ilana are back in this new Broad City teaser

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Rob Moran Two whole minutes of new Broad City! YES PLEASE.

Tiny hamster eating tiny hot dogs takes on Kobayashi

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Yes, that's the Takeru Kobayashi, known for his world record-breaking eating abilities.

Girls producer gets go ahead for new TV show about love

Director, producer, writer: Judd Apatow.

Netflix and Judd Apatow have fallen madly in Love.

Lupita Nyong’o on Sesame Street

Lupita Nyong’o goes on Sesame Street to tell kids to love the skin they're in

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Before meeting the Oscar winner, Elmo wasn't even aware he had skin underneath his red fur.

Cumberbatch does Darcy

Benedict Cumberbatch posed as Mr Darcy for charity

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Rob Moran As in 'cancer research' charity, not 'your bedroom fantasy' charity.

Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton to retire

<i>At the Movies</i> hosts Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton.

SCOTT ELLIS After more than two decades on air, At the Movies hosts Margaret Pomeranz and David Stratton are putting an end to their famous partnership.

Martha Stewart disses GOOP, tells Gwyneth Paltrow to stick to acting

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Candice Chung "If she were confident in her acting, she wouldn’t be trying to be Martha Stewart."