* In the US, the hilarious frat-versus-family comedy Neighbors exceeded expectations, taking in just over $50 million at the box office. At the same time The Amazing Spider-Man 2 didn’t fare quite as well, with its takings having drastically dropped.
* Charlize Theron hosted SNL, after last doing the show in 2000. There are many things “onse Charlize” (how many South Africans fondly refer to her), but singing is not one of them. That was left to musical guests the Black Keys.
* Eminem released his Spike Lee-directed music video for Headlights, which features the vocal talents of fun.’s Nate Ruess. It was the perfect accompaniment to Sunday’s Mother’s Day theme – shot from the point of view of Mother Mather, while Marshall’s lyrics apologize and pay tribute to her.
* It was an overflowing red carpet in New York City on Saturday night as the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past attended the world premiere.
* The TV world is getting a shake-up as a bunch of shows have been cancelled and renewed, ahead of new shows being ordered. Sad news for Community fans, as the show won’t be returning for another season.