entertainment: January 2011 Archives

275x250.jpgThere are going to be some pretty glum-looking vampire fans today* -- after Twilight Eclipse was nominated for a load of Razzie Awards.

Along with action fantasy The Last Airbender, the vampire click has the dubious honour of scooping nine Golden Raspberry Award nominations.

It is nominated in all categories with the exception of Worst Supporting Actress and Worst Eye-Gouging Mis-Use of 3-D, which it was not eligible for.

And undead Razzie nominations do not end there, The Twilight parody "Vampires Suck" is also nominated for Worst Picture, Worst Director and Worst Screenplay.

* When we say pretty glum-looking vampire fans, we obviously mean even more glum-loooking that usual.

275x250.jpgAdverts staring the twirly moustached GoCompare opera singer have for the second year running seen being named as the most irritating.

A survey of 1,000 British TV viewers found that 59 percent of us find tubby 'Gio Compario' annoying whenever he pops up between shows.

That's even more than the 48% who find the annoyingly catchy jingle from Webuyanycar.com irritating, and the 42% irked by the Injurylawyers4U.co.uk ads featuring ex-Bill star Billy Murray.

Other adverts making it into the Top 10 most hated ads of 2010 from Marketing Magazine, included Cheryl Cole for L'Oreal Elvive and the faux radio station advertisements from Halifax.

Keep reading to see the full horror of the top 10… and don't blame us if you start humming the annoying jingles after watching them all.

275x250.jpg A movie and LEGO fan has combined his interests and spent hours recreating iconic scenes from famous movies using nothing but LEGO bricks.

The result are a host of striking photographs which have unsurprisingly gone on to become an online sensations.

22-year-old film student Alex Eylar from California says he started collecting LEGO when he was about five years old and now has around 30,000 pieces.

He can take several days to perfect the poses, background and lighting for the pictures, but we think it's worth it. Can you identify all the movies shown below?

275x250.jpg More than 26,000 fans of the TV series lost have won the lottery - by playing the same numbers as the character Hurley in the show.

In the series Hugo ‘Hurley’ Reyes, played by Jorge Garcia scooped $114m by playing the numbers 4,8,15,16,23 and 42.

But real-life lottery players were less lucky with the digits, they each won just $150 for matching four of the six numbers in the US Mega Millions this week.

It's said the chances of winning the $355 million Mega Millions jackpot is one in 175,711,536… about the same as having guessed what was going to happen next in Lost.




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