Behind the beauty is the real story

A GROUP of tourists gasps in awe on top of one of the world’s most breathtaking mountains before sipping champagne and soaking up the view. The next day they venture to where most people dare not go: South Africa’s slums. But they haven’t come for selfies or voyeurism. They’re ‘impact tourists’ who are fuelling one of the fastest-growing sectors in ...

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Plane and chopper crash mid-air

FOUR people have been confirmed dead after a plane and helicopter collided in mid-air near a Buckinghamshire manor house. A pilot and passenger in each aircraft were killed when the Cessna 152 light aircraft and Guimbal Cabri chopper crashed and came down in woodland close to the historic Waddesdon Manor in the UK. Thames Valley Police Superintendent Rebecca Mears confirmed ...

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Will Ferrell’s clown show makes this movie

*** Director: Sean Anders Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson and John Lithgow Verdict: One too many dad jokes WILL Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are a naturally funny fit. In their third film together (after Daddy’s Home and The Other Guys), however, there was a danger that the screen partnership might be getting a little too comfortable. So the ...

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Ignore the haters, Justice League works

**** Director: Zack Snyder Starring: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa Verdict: Team work triumphs IT takes time to wear in even a superhero suit. Justice League, the fifth — and best — film in the DC Extended Universe benefits from the increased elasticity. The premise of this big-budget action fantasy, reported to be one of the most expensive movies ...

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The true story of Winnie-the-Pooh

Rating: Three and a halfstars(3.5 out of 5) Director: Simon Curtis Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald Verdict: Bittersweet biopic FATHER-son relationships are, by their very nature, intense. Add post-traumatic stress disorder and the corrosive effects of celebrity culture to the mix and you’ve got the makings of a gripping emotional drama. Goodbye Christopher Robin is the bittersweet story ...

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Ewan McGregor’s moving on and out

EWAN McGregor was seen moving the last of his belongings from his family home — just one day after his estranged wife Eve Mavrakis broke her silence on their split. The 46-year-old was seen loading up his Volkswagen Camper Van with a number of large paintings, believed to be his beloved artwork, reports The Sun. Dressed down the actor wore ...

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Apollo’s rage: ‘I cop all the crap’

APOLLO Jackson from Sophie Monk’s season of the Bachelorette has taken to Instagram to share a long and very fiery rant. Jackson, whose real name is Jake Spence, shared a screenshot of a message he had sent, responding to someone who’s “not happy” he’s gone back to the entertainment industry. Jackson said he’d had a few similar messages and shared ...

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Serena Williams’ stunning dress

IT WAS a perfect match — Serena Williams married Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian in New Orleans in front of a host of celebrity friends. The tennis champion walked down the aisle in a stunning strapless gown by Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen teamed with a glittering cape and a traditional veil on Thursday night, reports the New York Post. Her ...

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Seacrest slams claims as ‘reckless accusations’

RYAN Seacrest has denied accusations of alleged misconduct towards a woman while the pair worked together at E! News, according to a report Friday. A stylist claimed the alleged incident happened about a decade ago while Seacrest, known for his roles on American Idol and Live with Kelly and Ryan, was employed there, Variety reported. No details of the alleged ...

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Taylor Swift steals 2017 in just four days

IN JUST four days, Taylor Swift’s new album has sold more traditional albums than any other release this year. Billboard reports the album, Reputation, sold 1.05 million copies in the first four days after its November 10 release. Before Swift released her album, Ed Sheeran’s Divide was the year’s best-selling album, with 919,000 units sold. Kendrick Lamar’s Damn has sold ...

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