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Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life

Published 08/12/2017

Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found, in what researchers said helps to explain the lasting popularity of the "Star Wars" franchise 40 years after the first movie was screened. [more…]

Actor Geoffrey Rush sues Australian newspaper over ‘inappropriate behavior’ report

Actor Geoffrey Rush sues Australian newspaper over ‘inappropriate behavior’ report

Published 08/12/2017

Cast member Geoffrey Rush poses for a portrait while promoting the upcoming movie "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" in Beverly Hills, [more…]

Allison Janney puts her spin on ice-skating scandal in ‘I, Tonya’

Allison Janney puts her spin on ice-skating scandal in ‘I, Tonya’

Published 08/12/2017

The stars aligned for Allison Janney when she dressed up in a cheap fur coat, perched a parakeet on her shoulder, and chain-smoked and swore through figure-skating movie "I, Tonya." [more…]

J.K. Rowling defends Johnny Depp casting in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

J.K. Rowling defends Johnny Depp casting in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - Writer J.K. Rowling poses as she arrives for the European premiere of the film "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" at [more…]

‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘The Post’ among AFI’s movies of the year

‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘The Post’ among AFI’s movies of the year

Published 08/12/2017

Cast member Gal Gadot poses at the premiere of "Wonder Woman" in Los Angeles, California U.S., May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Mario AnzuoniLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Press [more…]

Petals and confetti shower stage at La Scala opening

Petals and confetti shower stage at La Scala opening

Published 08/12/2017

People watch on a maxi screen the opening of the La Scala opera house 2017-2018 season in Milan, Italy December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Stefano RellandiniMILAN (Reuters) [more…]

Oscar body adopts conduct code as Hollywood reacts to harassment issue

Oscar body adopts conduct code as Hollywood reacts to harassment issue

Published 07/12/2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences building is seen in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. October 14, 2017. REUTERS/Danny MoloshokLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The [more…]

Pop star Ed Sheeran receives honor from Britain’s Prince Charles

Pop star Ed Sheeran receives honor from Britain’s Prince Charles

Published 07/12/2017

Ed Sheeran poses with his MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) medal that was presented to him by Britain's Prince Charles during [more…]

Louvre Abu Dhabi to display Leonardo’s ‘Salvator Mundi’

Louvre Abu Dhabi to display Leonardo’s ‘Salvator Mundi’

Published 07/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Members of Christie's staff pose for pictures next to Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" painting in London, October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File PhotoABU [more…]

‘SUPERPUTIN’ exhibition gives Russian leader a pop-art make over

‘SUPERPUTIN’ exhibition gives Russian leader a pop-art make over

Published 07/12/2017

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen riding a brown bear in medieval armor, cuddling a puppy and dressed as Santa Claus - [more…]