Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Iranian epic ‘Muhammad’ aims to change Islam’s image

The award-winning director of Iran’s most expensive ever film, “Muhammad”, says he hopes it will improve Islam’s “violent image”, but the religious epic risks...

One Direction ‘to go separate ways’ next year

British pop phenomenon One Direction are to take an indefinite break from next year, according to a media report yesterday which has left fans...

‘Some Kind of Beautiful’

There comes a point in “Some Kind of Beautiful” when a boy, his father and his grandfather stand together on a pier, unzip their...

Kasabian’s tribute to Cilla Black

Kasabian paid tribute to Cilla Black as they headlined V Festival. The ‘Days Are Forgotten’ hitmakers dedicated their track ‘Goodbye Kiss’ to the late...

Efron: ‘We Are Your Friends’ this generation’s ‘Saturday Night Fever’

Perhaps for the first time in history, an Electronic Dance Music soundtrack blared through the walls inside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. EDM...

Famed Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif dies of illness at 69

Egypt’s state news agency says well-known Egyptian actor Nour El-Sherif has died. He was 69. The news agency said he died Tuesday after battling...

Guy Ritchie and Jacqui Ainsley celebrate nuptials at screening

At dusk in the cobbled courtyard of a former palace, Warner Bros “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” took his bow to the world at London’s...

Singapore turns 50 with huge parade

Independent Singapore turned 50 Sunday with fireworks, a massive military parade and a tribute to late founding leader Lee Kuan Yew, who helped transform...

Iraq’s Jon Stewart combats jihadists with laughs

Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting the Islamic State group with biting satire aimed at lifting the aura of fear that...

‘Rogue Nation’: 5 reasons it’s the best ‘Mission: Impossible’

Just when Tom Cruise had been written off as an action star, he makes a triumphant comeback- at age 53 — with “Mission: Impossible-...

New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel

During last summer’s Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach...

Oculus debuts virtual reality film ‘Henry’

Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers - and Hollywood - about the viability of virtual...

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