The Affair: Everything You Need to Know About the Fifth and Final Season

It’s the beginning of the end for The Affair, which was renewed for a fifth and final season last July. Two weeks later, Ruth Wilson’s Alison Bailey was killed off in a dramatic Season 4 twist. Since then, subsequent cast departures (and one significant cast addition) have sent shockwaves through the fan base. All told, three series […]

EastEnders spoilers: Phil Mitchell for steamy affair with Shirley Carter after baby shock?

EastEnders dropped its shocking summer trailer earlier today and it has been hinted Phil (played by Steve McFadden) could cheat on wife Sharon (Letitia Dean). Sharon has been playing away with Keanu (Danny Walters) who is also dating Phil’s daughter Louise (Tilly Keeper). Louise is expecting the mechanic’s baby and Sharon is expected to find […]

EastEnders spoilers: Karen Taylor in DANGER amid explosive affair revelation?

Keanu Taylor (played by Danny Walters) and Sharon Mitchell (Letitia Dean) have managed to keep their affair under wraps so far but the actress who plays Keanu’s mum, Karen Taylor (Lorraine Stanley) has hinted at explosive scenes when the truth finally comes out.  Sharon and Keanu were embroiled in a secret romance last year and […]

EastEnders spoilers: Sharon Mitchell in DANGER as Keanu Taylor affair takes a dark twist?

Sharon (played by Letitia Dean) has made it clear to Keanu (Danny Walters) she no longer wanted to carry on their affair in EastEnders, telling him she didn’t love him when the young man poured his heart out to her. The decision came after Sharon returned to the BBC soap at the beginning of this […]

Drawn together: The love affair between comics and games

Enlarge / Ready to save the day, one side quest at a time. (credit: Insomniac / Sony) Update: It’s Christmas Eve and Ars staffers are enjoying a winter break (inevitably filled with Santa horror movies and ample video game time). As such, we’re resurfacing a few favorites from the site archives touching on such topics—like […]

UN assembly approves Ukraine-sponsored resolution on Azov Sea affair, with nearly half abstaining

The UN General Assembly has voted for a Ukraine-sponsored draft denouncing “militarization” of the Azov and Black Seas. About half of member-states abstained and Moscow said it’s like giving Kiev a blank check to scapegoat Russia. Sixty-six countries voted in favor of the resolution and 19 against, while 72 countries abstained. The resolution, brought forward […]

Coronation Street spoilers: Peter Barlow to have SORDID affair with unexpected flame

Coronation Street’s Peter Barlow (played by Chris Gascoyne) has certainly had his fair share of women on the soap.  He’s been through three women already in serious relationships and has broken many more hearts along the way.  However, in the coming weeks, he will set his eyes on a new lady. It is believed Peter […]

EastEnders spoilers: Bizarre duo to have sordid affair as fans spot MASSIVE clue?

Since Linda Carter (played by Kellie Bright) removed her wedding band, EastEnders  fans have questioned whether she will split with husband Mick Carter (Danny Dyer). The Queen Vic landlady has been unsure about the father of her four children after he was sent to prison for the attempted murder of Stuart Highway (Ricky Champ), a […]

China Has a New Love Affair … With Japanese Films

When China’s film industry partnered with Hollywood in 2011 to produce The Flowers of War starring Christian Bale, the setting for the unflinching and at times brutal tale was the Japanese invasion of Nanking. That was no surprise. On-screen portrayals of the second Sino-Japanese War, which took place from 1937–1945 and ended with Japan’s unconditional […]

Michael Cohen says he’ll end hush-money agreement with Stormy Daniels, effectively allowing her to tell-all about her alleged affair with Trump

The shell company belonging to Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, agreed to “put an end” to the nondisclosure agreement it has with the adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, CNN reported on Friday night. The company, Essential Consultants LLC, requested that Daniel pay back the original $ 130,000 she received in 2016 to keep […]