Frank Ocean Defeats His Father’s Multi-Million Dollar Libel Suit

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Ocean comes out on top of a suit dating back to a 2016 Tumblr post

In the wake of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando (at the time, the deadliest mass-shooting in modern American history) Frank Ocean sent up a prayer for the heartless and hateful, recounting the first time his father made him aware of otherness, pulling him out of a diner after cursing their transgendered waitress.

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He gave full detail in the only place you could occasionally hear from him in a pre-blond(e)d world: his Tumblr page. In the month that followed, Ocean’s father, Calvin Cooksey, filed a lawsuit against his son for defamation, claiming that Ocean’s statement “damaged his financial opportunities in film and music,” seeking $14.5 million in compensatory damages. Continue reading

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TV Talk: ‘The Flash’, ‘This Is Us’, and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Reviews

On this episode of Collider TV Talk (October 17th, 2017), Josh Macuga, John Rocha and Grace Hancock discuss: ABC developing serial killer comedy produced by Jack Black Josh apologizes for not watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine The Flash review Legends of Tomorrow review This is Us review Twitter Questions Pick of the Day – If you could pick a TV chef to cook you dinner for a date night, who would it be? Image via The CW…
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Watch: This ‘La La Land’/’Blade Runner 2049’ Mashup Is Surprisingly Great

It’s a shame that audiences aren’t flocking to Blade Runner 2049. It’s a gorgeous piece of filmmaking with stunning performances and a surprisingly emotional core, and it’s a must-see theatrical experience—the cinematography by Roger Deakins alone is worth the price of admission. Perhaps mashing Blade Runner 2049 up with almost-Best-Picture-winner La La Land will boost its profile. Yes indeed, YouTuber TheDoctorofWill has taken it upon himself to create a short video mashing up the characters, sounds, and visuals of La La Land with Blade Runner 2049, and the most surprising thing …
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