Thursday, October 28, 2021

Jay-Z western ‘The Harder They Fall’ fires up London Film Festival

With Idris Elba leading an impressive all-black cast and Jay-Z among the producers, the premiere of Netflix's reimagined western "The Harder They Fall" opened...

Separatist Transnistria to sell rare $20,000-a-kilo white caviar

At a sprawling complex on the site of a former Soviet collective farm in Moldova's breakaway region of Transnistria, workers are harvesting caviar -...

Oldest Frenchman Theobald dies at 112

FORT-DE-FRANCE: France's oldest man Jules Theobald has died at the age of 112, his family told AFP Tuesday. Theobald, who hailed from the Caribbean...

Nobel Literature Prize yet to deliver its diversity promise

After almost a decade of exclusively Western authors, will the Nobel Literature Prize broaden its horizons? The bestowers of the prestigious award have a...

New Bond film smashes franchise takings record

The new James Bond film, "No Time To Die", broke the franchise record for opening-weekend takings, Universal Pictures said yesterday, with Daniel Craig's last...

Russian crew docks at ISS to film first movie in space

A Russian actress and director yesterday arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) in a bid to best the United States and film the...

‘The Rescue’ unearths rare footage of Thai cave saga

After their Oscar-winning movie "Free Solo," about a daredevil rock climber, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin found an even more remarkable true story...

‘I’ve always been a feminist’: Gaultier becomes curator

Having achieved pretty much everything there was to achieve in the fashion world, Jean Paul Gaultier is opening himself up to new horizons since...

Silent disco helps South Africans beat virus blues

Watching the sun go down on a warm spring day while listening to soundtracks playing on headphones, dozens of people on Sunday danced in...

Scarlett Johansson, Disney settle ‘Black Widow’ pay suit

Actress Scarlett Johansson and Disney announced Thursday they reached a settlement in her lawsuit over her compensation for "Black Widow," which she said was...

Dre, Snoop Dogg lead jam-packed Super Bowl halftime lineup

California icons Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar along with Mary J Blige and Eminem will perform at the Super Bowl halftime show...

Superfans lie low as China cracks down on ‘false idols’

Beijing high schooler Chen Zhichu used to spend 30 minutes a day boosting actor Xiao Zhan online as one of a legion of superfans,...

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