‘Call me Francesco’: New film recalls pope’s darkest moments

The challenges faced by Pope Francis during the dark years of the Argentine military dictatorship (1976-1983) are portrayed in a new film, "Call Me...

Iran orchestra barred over women musicians

A high-profile performance in Iran by the Tehran Symphony Orchestra was cancelled at the last minute because it was due to feature female musicians,...

Adele smashes records with 3.38 mln

British singer Adele's new album sold a record 3.38 million US copies in its first full week, Nielsen Music said, becoming the biggest-selling album...

‘Tokyo Story’ star Setsuko Hara, muse of Ozu, dies at 95

The Japanese actress who starred in famed director Yasujiro Ozu's "Tokyo Story" and a host of other classic films has died aged 95 --...

Obama hails Spielberg’s ‘boundless imagination’

President Barack Obama awarded the highest civilian honor Tuesday to filmmaker Steven Spielberg, the man behind Hollywood hits "E.T.," "Jurassic Park" and "Indiana Jones."...

‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ is a smash hit, So why the disappointment?

The final film in the "Hunger Games" series debuted to numbers that few pictures in history have ever enjoyed, but not everyone seems impressed....

1D, Nicki Minaj, Weeknd win at AMAs; Grande, Lopez perform

One Direction might have debuted at No 2 on the Billboard charts behind Justin Bieber, but they won the top award at Sunday's American...

Colombian bombshell Vergara, Joe Manganiello tie the knot

Colombia-born film star Sofia Vergara, America's highest-paid TV actress, tied the knot Sunday in what the entertainment world called the celebrity wedding of the...

Celine Dion leads music world in mourning the Paris victims

Celine Dion on Sunday led the music industry in an emotional tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks, as the American Music Awards...

A review of holiday albums released this year

1- Kenny Rogers, "Once Again It's Christmas" (Warner) If country legend Kenny Rogers sticks to his guns, "Once Again it's Christmas" will be his sixth...

Latin music world honors Brazilian ballad king Carlos

The Latin music world turned out Wednesday to celebrate Roberto Carlos, the Brazilian ballad singer who is one of the region's most successful artists....

Pay attention 007: In India, you can kill – but don’t kiss

If the Indian censors have their way, James Bond can make liberal use of his license to kill. But he'll have to cut back...

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13th May