‘Joker’, Polanski win top prizes at Venice film festival

"Joker", a daring take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice...

Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ celebrating 25th anniversary

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Disney's animated classic "Beauty and the Beast" with a cast-and-crew...

Rio carnival gets political in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Revelers of the Gavioes da Fiel samba school perform. Rio de Janeiro kicks off its annual carnival parades...

Grammys set with Lamar, Swift in front

The music industry was set Monday to recognize its top artists at the Grammys, with socially conscious rapper Kendrick Lamar and pop superstar Taylor...

South African star soars in ‘La Traviata’ for social media age

South African opera singer Pretty Yende, who has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the last years, has hit new heights in a...

‘Hands of Stone’, an intimate portrait of a boxer

From a building in Manhattan's midtown, Roberto Duran and Edgar Ramirez can see Madison Square Garden. "The Garden, many good memories," says the Panamanian...

Film Review: ‘Inside Men’

In "Inside Men," a smashing political revenge thriller with more double-crossings than "Infernal Affairs," a prosecutor allies himself with a gangster to topple the...

Chad and Carey Hayes are rewriting Die Hard 6 script

Chad and Carey Hayes have been hired to rewrite the 'Die Hard 6' script. The two scribes - who are best known for 'The...

Celebrities turn to podcasts to hang on to fans during pandemic

Cooped up like many of us, movie stars, politicians and reality show types eager to hold onto their fans are turning to podcasts to...

Review: ‘Spectre’ stirs, doesn’t shake old Bond formulas

Where to go when 53 years of action-scene set pieces have exhausted seemingly every exotic corner of the Earth? How much globe can a...

Rapper Nicki Minaj announces retirement

Rap queen Nicki Minaj on Thursday shocked fans by announcing her retirement from music, saying she was going to focus on family....

Sorkin’s ‘Chicago 7’ rallies Oscar bid with key SAG award

"The Trial Of The Chicago 7" was judged the year's best performance at the prestigious Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday-a verdict that strengthens...

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