Star Wars 9 sequels breaking news: Has Rian Johnson trilogy been DROPPED after backlash?

Back in 2017, there was huge excitement ahead of the release of The Last Jedi and Johnson was already proudly talking about his spin-off trilogy. He even revealed Disney had signed off on the idea with no script or characters in place. Episode 8 had a decidedly bumpy reception at the box office and split the fandom […]

Star Wars 9: Lucasfilm DROPS Vice-President – Is this part of Last Jedi fan BACKLASH?

Episode Backlash filmmaker Marc John contacted Express Online about a major change at Lucasfilm and Disney. While conducting routine research for his fan backlash documentary, John checked the Lucasfilm website at the end of January – and made a surprising discovery. Kiri Hart was suddenly nowhere to be found. Previously, right up until the end […]

Detainment backlash: 'Children are not born evil' movie about James Bulger murder examined

Before dissecting whether Detainment is morally detestable or a necessary piece of film, it is important to understand how Vincent Lambe made the movie. Almost all of the 30-minute film is made by recreating police interviews from the case verbatim. Only some scenes that took place outside the interview-room, based on CCTV footage, were dramatised, […]

Kevin Hart Responds to Backlash Over Ellen Interview: 'We All Have the Ability to Grow — Please Grasp This and Use It'

One day after his controversial, Oscars-centric interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart is going on the defensive. In an Instagram post on Saturday, the embattled comedian addressed the backlash that has stemmed from his Q&A with DeGeneres, in which DeGeneres revealed that she personally contacted the Academy and recommended that Hart be reinstated as Oscars […]

'F*** your grandmothers': French winger Ribery unleashes social media rant over $1K steak backlash

Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery has hit out at Twitter critics who castigated him after being photographed eating a $ 1,200 gold-covered steak while on holiday in Dubai, telling them that he “owes them nothing.” Ribery, who has long had a tetchy relationship with the media, ate the gold-covered Tomahawk steak presented to him by Nusr-et restaurant owner Nusret […]

Mrs Brown's Boys New Year's Day special: Brendan O'Carroll hits back at backlash

Mrs Brown’s Boys are used to Agnes and her family swearing throughout the show, and Brendan has revealed bosses at the BBC tried to remove the swear words when the show first aired. However, after a change in BBC controllers as the show was commissioned, Brendan revealed the show slipped through the net… but that […]

Smuggling Backlash Leads to Iraq's Stolen Treasures Returning Home

The 5,500 artifacts from modern-day Iraq were intentionally mislabeled as clay tiles and smuggled through the United Arab Emirates and Israel, traveling thousands of miles to the United States. There, they landed with their waiting recipients — the arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby, and its owners, the Green family, who hoped to spotlight the […]

The ‘father of the internet’ says that Google employee backlash to its defense work was just ‘a lot of misunderstanding’ (GOOGL)

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the internet, this week defended Google’s work on Project Maven — its controversial pilot program with the Pentagon.  Employee objections to the work, which involved developing artificial-intelligence technologies for use by the Defense Department, were based on a misunderstanding of the nature of the work, […]

The Voice's Adam Levine Responds to Favoritism Backlash: 'It's All Good'

Adam Levine had some ‘splaining to do Monday night. ’Cause as eager as we may have been to hear The Voice’s Top 8 perform, what really had us on the edge of our seats was the possibility of the coach addressing the upset that erupted in the wake of his emotional plea to vote for […]