4 Veterans the New England Patriots Must Part with Before 2015 Season


The offseason does not only present opportunities for NFL general managers and head coaches to add talent to their rosters, but also for them to purge bad contracts to free up cap space and shed unproductive players to free up playing time. The New England Patriots are always making moves to improve their roster, whether it's by adding or subtracting players. This offseason should prove no different, and the Patriots have already made one key move by re-signing safety Devin McCourty, according to Read more [...]

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” Footage is All Real


Though there was talk of employing holograms to help fill in the gaps after Philip Seymour Hoffman passed away, it turns out the “Hunger Game: Mockingjay Part 1” final cut only contains actual shots of the late actor. According to director Francis Lawrence, every time Plutarch Heavensbee appears onscreen it’s really him. “We’re not creating anything digital. We’re only using real footage. Phil shows us who Plutarch really is.” Costar Mahershala Ali added, “He was terrific: deep, Read more [...]

Indian artwork goes to Homeland Security as part of global investigation


Indian rattle. Of course no museum wants to get a visit from the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). Particularly when they inform you that a 2,200-year-old terracotta Indian rattle that has been part of the museum’s extensive collection of South Asian art since 2003 was most likely looted from an archeological site in India. Museum director Stephan Jost was disappointed when ICE HSI agents contacted the museum on Aug. 22 about the ancient four-inch-long Read more [...]

Jennifer Lawrence Raises Intensity in new “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” Poster


Showing off her tough side, Jennifer Lawrence looks pretty intimidating in her new promotional poster for the forthcoming “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.” The “American Hustle” hottie is all done up in her full Katniss garb as she wields her trusty bow and arrows in preparation for a full-scale revolution. Coming to theaters on November 21st, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” also stars Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson and Donald Sutherland. Per the synopsis, “Katniss Read more [...]

“Keeping Up With the Kardashians” Season Finale Part 1: Plenty of Wedding & Baby Drama!


Things are never boring at the Kardashian estate, and in the first part of the “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” season finale, Kim Kardashian flips out about her upcoming wedding. The “Disaster Movie” actress tells Bruce Jenner, “It just seems like yesterday that I was getting proposed to and now we have weeks before the wedding, there is so much more to do and the pressure is on.” Furthermore, it seems Kim has babies on the brain- “I am just like so let’s hurry up and have the Read more [...]

Federal judge strikes down key part of restrictive Texas abortion law


A federal judge late Friday struck down two provisions of a Texas law that has already forced the closure of half the state’s abortion clinics, granting at least a temporary reprieve to nearly a dozen more facilities that would have otherwise gone out of business Monday.
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SFMOMA TO OPEN NEW CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHY IN 2016 AS PART OF SNØHETTA-DESIGNED EXPANSION


Lead Gift from John and Lisa Pritzker and Additional Benefactors to Create Largest Museum Exhibition Space and Resource Center Dedicated to Photography in the Country  ​More Than 1,000 Photographs Add to Museum’s Renowned Holdings Release date: April 9, 2014 The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced today the creation of the John and Lisa Pritzker Center for Photography, which will be the largest exhibition space for photography Read more [...]