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Elizabeth Olsen: ‘WandaVision’ show ‘totally confused my brain’

Elizabeth Olsen: ‘WandaVision’ show ‘totally confused my brain’

Entertainment
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Two of Marvel's Avengers, Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) now have their own Disney+ TV show. WandaVision is a drastic genre and tonal shift from the superhero feature films in which they've acted previously. "It totally confused my brain," Olsen said in a Zoom press conference. Advertisement Introduced in the scene after the credits of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Wanda has telekinetic powers. Her superhero alter ego is The Scarlet Witch. Bettany first joined the Marvel films as the voice of Tony Stark's (Robert Downey Jr.'s) computer, Jarvis. In Avengers: Age of Ultron, Stark gave Jarvis physical form. Still an android, Vision is omniscient, can fly and take human form. WandaVision puts these superheroes into a television ...
UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov totally dominates Dustin Poirier to become undisputed UFC lightweight champion

UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov totally dominates Dustin Poirier to become undisputed UFC lightweight champion

Sports
UFC 242 saw two lightweights battle it out to see who was the true UFC lightweight champion, and Khabib Nurmagomedov emphatically made sure it was him.The Russian tapped out Dustin Poirier with a rear-naked choke in the third round of their contest in Abu Dhabi to extend his record to 28-0. Getty Khabib Nurmagomedov taps out Dustin Poirier The Eagle, 30, is regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter alongside Jon Jones at this point and the truth is he dominated Poirier from the start. The opening minute of the contest saw both men feeling each other out before Nurmagomedov shot on Poirier and took him to the ground. From there, the Russian did his usual game of wearing down his foe and at the end of the first, a flurry of shots had the interim champion ...
‘Totally thrilled’: Colman gets CBE in Queen’s honours list

‘Totally thrilled’: Colman gets CBE in Queen’s honours list

Entertainment
Olivia Colman has said she is "humbled" and "totally thrilled" to be made a CBE for services to drama in the Queen's birthday honours list.Three-quarters of recipients in this year's list are people rewarded for outstanding work in their communities, either in a voluntary or paid capacity. But Colman, 45, is one of the celebrity names honoured alongside the likes of authors Lee Child and Joanna Trollope, broadcaster Dan Snow and adventurer Bear Grylls.Musicians Elvis Costello, Feargal Sharkey and Andrew Roachford, as well as stage actor Simon Russell Beale, comedian Griff Rhys Jones, and rapper MIA, real name Mathangi Arulpragasam, are also awarded gongs. Image: Olivia Colman won best actress at the Oscars this year Colman becam...
'We are totally happy,' says paid Amazon workers on Twitter

'We are totally happy,' says paid Amazon workers on Twitter

Technology
Amazon is taking an out-of-the box approach to answering its critics — paying workers to be "ambassadors" and tweet full-time about how satisfied they were at their jobs. One worker who Amazon says used to pack boxes at its warehouse in Jacksonville, Florida, tweeted about air circulation at the online retailer's warehouse being "very good." Plus, the worker whose account gives her name as Shauntrelle, says workers there get two 30-minute breaks during their 10-hour shifts, something she calls "a benefit." Others on social media were skeptical of her cheery messages, calling her a bot. Shauntrelle responded to them, too, even with a misspelling: "We are totally noraml and not bots and we are totally happy working for an amazing company." The tweets are part of Amazon's plan to figh...