Culture

Poverty and recession infuse Venice movies

Published 01/09/2013

VENICE (Reuters) - Nicolas Cage reinhabits a low-life version of his "Leaving Las Vegas" alcoholic in the Southern gothic "Joe" screened on Friday at the [more…]

Director Franco finds comedy in tale of murderous backwoodsman

Published 31/08/2013

VENICE (Reuters) - Director James Franco says the character Lester Ballard in his new film "Child of God" has a trace of Charlie Chaplin in [more…]

Judi Dench as Irish woman searching for son grips Venice

Published 31/08/2013

VENICE (Reuters) - Judi Dench brought pathos and laughter to Venice on Saturday with her performance in the title role of "Philomena", the true story [more…]

Showtime bets ‘Ray Donovan’ will be summer success for years

Published 30/08/2013

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - From the FBI agent tripping on acid to the action film star marrying a transsexual, the Sunday night Showtime drama "Ray [more…]

Ireland mourns ‘keeper of language’ poet Seamus Heaney

Published 30/08/2013

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Seamus Heaney, one of the world's best-known poets and winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for literature, died on Friday after a [more…]

Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney dies

Published 30/08/2013

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Seamus Heaney, one of the world's best-known poets and winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for literature, died on Friday after a [more…]

Actress Valerie Harper’s brain cancer nearing remission: doctor

Published 30/08/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actress Valerie Harper's brain cancer is nearing remission, her physician said in an excerpt of a documentary that was shown on [more…]

Singer Fergie, actor Josh Duhamel welcome first child together

Published 29/08/2013

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fergie, the singer of pop-rap group the Black Eyed Peas, has given birth to a boy in Los Angeles on Thursday, [more…]

Sheryl Crow finds new ‘home’ in country music’s Nashville

Published 29/08/2013

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) - Sheryl Crow has spent the past seven years living the country life in country music's capital with her country music friends, [more…]

Australian trek, Sicilian stand-off feature at Venice film fest opening

Published 29/08/2013

VENICE (Reuters) - The real-life story of a young woman's trek across the Australian desert with four camels and a film about a stand-off between [more…]