Drug lords real and fictional plentiful in pop culture

He thought his story was movie material. After all drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the leader of Sinaloa cartel, had been captured twice...

‘Jihad’, the tale of three radicals, draws crowds in Belgium

"We've been tricked, my brother," says Reda in the final terrifying minutes of "Jihad", a short play ripped from the headlines about the odyssey...

Kuwait’s first film on Iraq invasion to make local debut

KUWAIT: Kuwaiti cinemas today will launch public screenings of "Swarm of Doves", the Gulf state's first feature-length film about the 1990 invasion of the...

‘Avengers’ opens with $630 mn, smashing global record

"Avengers: Infinity War" took in $630 million in its first weekend, the highest global opening of all time, industry estimates showed on Sunday. "The...

Hollywood tackles toxic masculinity with teen drama ‘Waves’

Reeling from the #MeToo movement, Hollywood has put toxic masculinity under the spotlight this year with a batch of Oscars contenders zeroing...

Tomatito: Celebrates his origins with a passionate gypsy spirit

The color of his face reminds you of children playing freely under the sun; his long and curly black hair reminds you of free...

From Mosul to Baghdad, a song of Iraqi solidarity and resistance

While Baghdad anti-regime protesters have clashed with riot police, their supporters in Mosul are using art to fight for change, with a...

‘Jumanji’ bounds out of jungle to top N American box office

Sony's family-oriented movie "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" roared into first place this weekend in North American theaters as horror film "Insidious" edged into...

Rocker Josh Homme finds fresh voice with ‘In the Fade’

Best known for his rugged guitar rock with Queens of the Stone Age, Josh Homme unexpectedly found a new creative freedom when he composed...

GNTB ‘Discover Beethoven’ campaign kicks off

The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is launching its worldwide "Discover Beethoven" theme campaign just in time...

‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ – Film review

Spare a thought for Snow White: So casually has she been written out of "The Huntsman: Winter's War" that even Queen Ravenna's all-knowing mirror,...

As going gets tough, Indians get going … to the movies

As a prolonged economic slowdown forces Indians to curb spending on everything from underwear to automobiles, business in Bollywood has never been...

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