Culture

‘The Butler’ works its way to second box office win

Published 25/08/2013

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Civil rights drama "Lee Daniels' The Butler" took home its second U.S. and Canadian box office title, topping a Jennifer [more…]

Singer Linda Ronstadt says she has Parkinson’s disease

Published 24/08/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Grammy-winning singer Linda Ronstadt is suffering from Parkinson's disease and says she can no longer "sing a note," the group AARP [more…]

‘Short Term 12’ explores love amid the turmoil of foster care

Published 24/08/2013

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - America's foster care system is the unlikely setting for a love story in "Short Term 12," an independent film that examines [more…]

Wong Kar Wai’s ‘The Grandmaster’: an exile story told through Kung Fu

Published 21/08/2013

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif (Reuters) - It was a black-and-white home movie of an old man, diminutive and cancer-stricken, performing Chinese martial arts techniques in a [more…]

One Direction premiere draws screaming fans- Cowell talks of fatherhood

Published 20/08/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - British boy band One Direction was greeted by more than 3,000 screaming fans on Tuesday for the London premiere of its new [more…]

Conde Nast launches new subscriber service with Amazon

Published 20/08/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Magazine publisher Conde Nast announced a major partnership with Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday in which the Internet retailer will handle print [more…]

Actor Dick Van Dyke escapes unhurt from car fire on Los Angeles freeway

Published 20/08/2013

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Veteran actor Dick Van Dyke, best known for his hit television comedy of the 1960s, survived a car fire unscathed on [more…]

U.S. crime writer Elmore Leonard dead at 87

Published 20/08/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American author Elmore Leonard, whose ear for gritty, realistic dialogue helped bring dozens of hard-bitten crooks, cops and cowboys to life [more…]

One Direction launch 3D behind-the-scenes documentary ‘This Is Us’

Published 19/08/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - British boy band One Direction, one of the pop music industry's biggest acts in the last two years, plan to show the [more…]

R&B singer Brown pulls out of Canada festival, shows canceled

Published 19/08/2013

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A four-concert festival in Canada has been canceled after its headliner, R&B singer Chris Brown, had to pull out for personal [more…]