French-born Greg, who popped the question on 22 July, planned the proposal to a tee. The couple enjoyed a romantic lunch and spent the day by the pool before going back to their room, where Greg had arranged for rose petals and champagne to be set up. … [Read more...] about Princess Diana’s brother Charles Spencer says their mother Frances was not cut out for maternity
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (7 seasons, 1997–2003)David Boreanaz (Angel) and Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia Chase)Season 3, episode 22, “Graduation” (with several crossover returns from Boreanaz later in the show, though none from Carpenter)After being stabbed through the heart on his way to 1998’s best approximation of a hell dimension in the season-two finale, Buffy’s ensouled vampire paramour Angel mysteriously returned to Sunnydale for season three. Per usual, Angel spent much of the season brooding over his crimes. After lending a hand in a fight against the mayor in the season finale, he announced that he was heading off to Los Angeles to strike out on his own. In the same season, popular rich girl Cordelia revealed that (a) her SAT grades were actually pretty great, and (b) her father had committed tax fraud. Instead of going to college, she also left for L.A. to pursue a career as an actress.Boreanaz and Carpenter left Buffy to join Angel, a noir-toned … [Read more...] about What Happens When Actors Leave High-School-TV Shows?
Was there anything in my life — my actual life, the part not lived on the carpet in front of a TV set — to contradict this? Not yet, but my world was changing. The great cratering of New York City was now at its most dire — it was the era of overflowing trash cans, of sidewalks full of dog turds, of garbage men on strike and blaring horns and headlines about financial default (“New York City Is Now Dead” stories are not an invention of 2020), of graffiti-covered subway cars and mimeographed notes sent home from school about how to teach your children to protect themselves against muggers. I was still too young for some of the movies — The French Connection, The Taking of Pelham One Two Three — that reinforced the national image of New York as an ill-tempered hell where everyone was sweating just to get through the day. But my father took me to a couple of long-forgotten cut-rate versions of those films — Cops and Robbers and Law & … [Read more...] about Real-Life Cops, and Me
The Great Gatsby (2013) After The Great Gatsby opened in May 2013, Vulture writer Kyle Buchanan paid special tribute to the film’s introduction of Jay Gatsby, saying, “It’s a scene that’s so over-the-top that it might have hit the moon, and when this magical moment happened onscreen, you had no choice but to laugh, cry, or applaud.” For the record, we laughed and applauded: It’s one of the great moments in recent movies in which a director (Baz Luhrmann) and his star (DiCaprio) are sharing one big, knowing chuckle with their audience. The whole film is wrapped up in that moment, and it’s why DiCaprio is so good in this remake, even though the movie itself is exhausting and misguided. As Gatsby, the unattainably impressive man of wealth and status, DiCaprio projects the kind of movie-star wattage we just don’t see much anymore, at the same time hinting at the romantic duress that renders all his achievements ultimately meaningless. As in … [Read more...] about Every Leonardo DiCaprio Movie Performance, Ranked
Many of Ashley's famous friends were quick to congratulate the couple on their happy news. Strictly Come Dancing star Oti Mabuse wrote: "Congratulations, you Banjo brothers aren't playing games @jordbanjo," while Loose Women panellist Coleen Nolan commented: "Fantastic, congratulations to you both." Ashley's Diversity bandmate Perri Kiely added: "So much love for you guys. I've got uncle duties down to a T." … [Read more...] about Britain’s Got Talent judge Ashley Banjo shares rare video of daughter Rose – and it’s adorable