Rain Varela

Rain Varela is a Sugarcane Farm Manager, with a deep love for the culture and arts.He is a movie enthusiast and likes watching old Hollywood films ,and Independent movies from different parts of the world.He was trained in film production, stage management, basic acting, and improvisation. Although extremely shy, he did perform in theater in college, but is more comfortable with backstage work.You can follow his musings and occasional rants on , @rain_varela on twitter.

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Hacked Twitter Accounts Post Swastikas And Pro-Turkey Tweets

Twitter accounts of major celebrities, international organizations, media outlets and websites were hacked on Wednesday and then started tweeting propaganda in support of Turkey's ongoing diplomatic spat with the Netherlands and Germany.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Victims of the global online attack included pop-star Justin Bieber's Japanese account, Forbes, Amnesty International -- and even PopWrapped's own Twitter account. ...

Samuel L. Jackson Clarifies His Opinion On Casting Black British Actors In American Films

Samuel L. Jackson has clarified his controversial comments regarding the casting of black British actors on films that depict the African-American racial experience.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Speaking to ET at last Wednesday's premier of his latest film Kong: Skull Island, the actor said, "You listen to the conversation, it becomes a different thing...I totally respect and love all those U.K. guys that come over here and work." He the...

Philippine Government Protests Portrayal Of Fictional President In Madam Secretary

Madam Secretary, a political drama about the United States Secretary of State starring Tea Leoni has gotten itself into a true to life, diplomatic row over its portrayal of a fictional Philippine President.A teaser of next week's episode shows main character Elizabeth McCord, the Secretary of State is in a meeting with the Philippine President played by Joel De La Fuente, when he makes sexual advances at her. The top diplomat responds by punching him, leaving him with...

Lily Collins Writes Moving Open Letter To Dad Phil Collins

It is not always easy being the child of Rock N' Roll royalty. Sure it is great to be born with that privilege, but the kind of glamorous lifestyle that musicians often lead would take time away from the home front. Just ask Lily Collins."I forgive you for not always being there when I needed and for not being the dad I expected," she wrote in a letter that was published in her new book, Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me. "I forgive the mistakes you made. And ...

Rupert Grint Is Fine With Being Mistaken For Ed Sheeran

Ever since the first Harry Potter film came out, Rupert Grint has emerged as one of the most famous child stars around. With eight films in what is one of the most financially successful film franchise of all time, we have seen him and his co-stars grow up before our very eyes.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});So technically it should be easy for anyone to recognize him when he is walking down the street, right? Well that would be wrong....

Natalie Portman Welcomes Second Child With Husband Benjamin Millepied

There is a really good reason why Oscar winning actress Natalie Portman skipped the recently concluded Academy Awards. “Natalie Portman and her husband Benjamin Millepied welcomed a baby girl, Amalia Millepied, on Feb. 22,” a representative told People. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Portman was honored with her third nomination for an Oscar in this year's ceremony for playing the part of Former First Lady Jackie Onassis in Jackie. ...

Alien: Covenant Releases Prologue Trailer Introducing The Doomed Crew

Alien: Covenant has released a prologue trailer that introduces us to the presumably doomed crew of the colony ship en route to a dangerous planet on the far side of the galaxy.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});"To the Covenant!" they extol, toasting their vessel that bears the movie's title.This may very well be one of the last moments that we will see the crew enjoy themselves. After all, the prologue is given the title of "Last Sup...

Katy Perry May Have Shaded Trump And Theresa May At The Brits

Everyone knows that pop star Katy Perry campaigned long and hard for Hillary Clinton. She utilized her massive social media following and performed her heart out in political rallies for the former Secretary of State.And, like many Americans and people all over the world (Trump did lose the popular vote after all), Perry was disheartened by the results. Now she may have chosen to utilize her craft to air her political sentiment, and it is quite a big platform she has...

Jackie Chan Brings Two Stuffed Pandas To The Oscars Red Carpet

We have seen a lot of strange things happen on the Oscars red carpet over the years -- from Gary Busey scaring Jennifer Garner and Ryan Seacrest to Sacha Baron Cohen dressing up as a dictator and dumping the ashes of "Kim Jong Il" on the red carpet. This year, though, what stands out is probably more adorable than strange, as Jackie Chan brought two stuffed pandas!(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});So why would the Asian superstar known for ...

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