Sundance: ‘The Birth of a Nation’ sweeps top prizes

"The Birth of a Nation," writer-director-star Nate Parker's stirring drama about the life of Nat Turner and the slave rebellion he led in antebellum...

Dubai police say drowning caused Sridevi’s death

MUMBAI: India yesterday mourned Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor after her death in Dubai aged just 54, as police in the emirate said she drowned...

Star’s suicide highlights dark side of the K-pop dream ‘inevitable outcome’

Known for its ultra-competitive, pressure-cooker society, South Korea has one of the world's highest suicide rates. And this week the even higher stresses in...

‘Depressed’ De Niro backs anti-Trump protests

Robert De Niro gave anti-Donald Trump protesters across the United States his backing Friday as he spoke about how "depressed" the tycoon's win in...

Chazelle wins top DGA prize for ‘La La Land’

US filmmaker Damien Chazelle's bid for Oscars glory was boosted Saturday as he took top prize at the Directors Guild of America honors-a key...

Pak goes wild for blockbuster Turkish drama

ISLAMABAD: In this picture taken on May 9, 2020, a family watches Turkish drama series "Dirilis: Ertugrul" telecast on Pakistan's state-run...

Kanye West sued by Hungarian over song sample

A Hungarian artist is seeking more than $2.5 million from Kanye West, saying the rap superstar's track "New Slaves" sampled his music without permission...

‘Star Trek Beyond’ gracefully finds orbit amid tragedy

When the "Star Trek Beyond" cast and filmmakers gathered in Los Angeles last month for Anton Yelchin's funeral, they had a decision to make....

El Chapo Guzman wanted to direct film of life story

This evidence undated photo released by the US Department of Justice shows Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman (left), according...

A scary box office weekend for all but Tyler Perry

It was a spooky weekend at the box office for nearly everyone but Tyler Perry. Perry's comedy sequel "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" scared...

‘Blood Diamond’ star returns to Benin to film ‘true’ voodoo

As the drumming rumbles on, Hollywood actor Djimon Hounsou walks shirtless with a voodoo procession making its way through the dusty streets of Heve...

Bruno Mars to present new song at MTV Europe awards

Bruno Mars will return to the global concert stage when he performs his fun-loving new song at the MTV European Music Awards, the network...

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