Entertainment

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Latin stars sing for Puerto Rico relief

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Latin stars sing for Puerto Rico relief

Published 06/10/2017

Hamilton musical creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on Friday released a new song for hurricane relief charity efforts in Puerto Rico featuring many of the music industry's biggest Latin stars. [more…]

`Mudbound` filmmaker on movie`s exploration of racial divide

`Mudbound` filmmaker on movie`s exploration of racial divide

Published 06/10/2017

The saga of two families pitted against a barbaric social hierarchy in the Mississippi Delta after World War Two explores a racial divide that is relevant even today, the filmmaker of new movie "Mudbound" said. [more…]

Audrey Hepburn`s son sues children`s charity over use of mother`s name

Audrey Hepburn`s son sues children`s charity over use of mother`s name

Published 05/10/2017

A son of the late actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn on Thursday sued a children's charity bearing her name to stop it from putting the Hepburn name on a wide array of clothing, handbags, portraits, umbrellas and other items. [more…]

Harvey Weinstein threatens to sue New York Times over harassment story

Harvey Weinstein threatens to sue New York Times over harassment story

Published 05/10/2017

Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein on Thursday threatened to sue the New York Times after it reported that he had been the target of sexual harassment complaints. [more…]

Exorcism excise: U.S. psychic pleads guilty to $3.5 million tax evasion

Exorcism excise: U.S. psychic pleads guilty to $3.5 million tax evasion

Published 05/10/2017

A self-proclaimed psychic who was paid $3.5 million by an elderly Massachusetts woman in exchange for claiming to cleanse her of demons pleaded guilty on Thursday to trying to avoid paying taxes. [more…]

Bon Jovi, Radiohead among Brit-heavy Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Bon Jovi, Radiohead among Brit-heavy Rock Hall of Fame nominees

Published 05/10/2017

Livin' on a Prayer rocker Bon Jovi, British singer Kate Bush and influential English alt-rock band Radiohead were nominated on Thursday for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on a list heavy with British artists. [more…]

Protests disrupt London Film Festival in cinema wage dispute

Protests disrupt London Film Festival in cinema wage dispute

Published 05/10/2017

Protesters chanted and waved banners at the opening of the BFI London Film Festival as a long-running staff pay dispute with a cinema chain spilled over into red carpet territory. [more…]

Lights, camera, action: London`s Film Festival opens

Lights, camera, action: London`s Film Festival opens

Published 04/10/2017

Red carpets are being unrolled as the British capital prepares to play host to some of international cinema's big names for the 12 days of the London Film Festival. [more…]

Swiss probe rape allegation against Roman Polanski

Swiss probe rape allegation against Roman Polanski

Published 04/10/2017

A former German actress and model has told Swiss authorities that film director Roman Polanski raped her at his mountain chalet in 1972 when she was 15 years old, local prosecutors said on Wednesday. [more…]

Cosby accuser asks U.S. appeals court to revive defamation lawsuit

Cosby accuser asks U.S. appeals court to revive defamation lawsuit

Published 04/10/2017

A lawyer for an actress who claims Bill Cosby raped her in 1974 told a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday that the comedian "destroyed" her reputation by calling her a liar after she came forward with her allegations in a 2014 newspaper interview. [more…]